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People More Concerned About Eye-Camera Than Surveillance Cameras

03/05/2009, Photo by Yves Herman/Reuters Rob Spence, a Canadian filmmaker wants to have this tiny camera installed in this prosthetic eye for a project about surveillance in society. Not surprisingly (to us), people were more worried about his eye-camera than about...

OLED Device Nearer To 3D Magic

02/25/2009, Eiji Shiko from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has successfully developed an OLED device which is able to emits circularly polarized light in the visible light range, resulting in the possibility of 3D displays on OLEDs in the near...

Nokia Cupid Messaging Service Is Free

02/11/2009, Nokia loves its customers, and since Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, why not be nice to them by offering a free service known as Nokia Cupid? This website allows you to send anonymous love-themed text messages for free, but unfortunately...

Marvel Entertainment Could Introduce Comics On iTunes

02/11/2009, Marvel Entertainment could be forging a new path by introducing motion comics to iPod and iPhone users via the iTunes Store. Marvel has already stated, “Watch and hear your favorite comics, authors and artists come alive. Remaining true to the...

Amazon kindle 2 Launched

02/09/2009, Amazon just launched its kindle 2 and it is just like the leaked photos. It is thin: 25% thinner than the iPhone and that’s not it. Here are the improvements over the first generation: More storage: 7 times Battery Life: +25% Grey levels: 16 (versus...

Innovate! Europe: Start-Ups Apply to Free Going Global Workshops

01/29/2009, Innovate! Europe is a competition program organized by Guide Wire Group to identify the most promising European startups and help them accelerate their introduction to the global market. During the talent selection process, the emerging technology...

Canon Japan Sends Employees Home to Make Babies

01/26/2009, Canon is sending employees homes early (5:30) twice a week, to help the birthrate of Japan. Japan has a low birthrate and a rapidly aging population and the traditional 12-hours work days did not help in that matter. At least, that’s the assumption...

Lego Digital Box Kiosk Uses Augmented Reality in Retail Stores

01/24/2009, Some retail stores now have Lego’s Digital Box Kiosk uses Augmented Reality to show customers what they can do with Lego Technic. The principle of augmented reality could be resumed to “compositing real-time 3D graphics on top of live video...

CD Disc Packaging

01/18/2009, We’ve seen what an optical illusion the Floppy CD-R Disc was last week, and here we are with another unique design – the CD Disc Packaging by designer Adam Faja. Adam Faja has decided to use a black floppy disk case (of the 5.25″...

Wireless Power is almost at Hand, Partly Thanks to Fulton

01/09/2009, We’ve heard about wireless power for a long, long time and in the past few years, it seemed so close, but previous solutions were clunky and required customers to buy a replacement battery, which often existed for the most popular but also often...

Next Chumby Products to Use a Samsung S3C6410 Application Processor

01/08/2009, Chumby, the maker of the… Chumby will use Samsung’s S3C6410 application processor in some of its upcoming products. Chumby talks about smarter photo frames and things like that, which doesn’t sound all that edgy, but if they are as cute as the first...

Diamond Mining Ship aka Peace in Africa

12/07/2008, Elizly Steyn on the deck photo by Simon Barber, Brand South Africa Blog [South Africa Blogging Tour 2008] On Wednesday, we flew to this amazing diamond mining ship 10 miles off the Northern Cape coast of South Africa. Elizly Steyn, the metallurgist, one...

Almost Official: Wikio’s Top 20 Update in Two Days

12/01/2008, On Wednesday, Wikio is going to update its Top 20 Tech sites list and we’ve learned what it will look like. We’re glad to see Ubergizmo in there and we thank our readers, fans, friends and fellow bloggers for it. Many people are familiar with...