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Blinkenlights, the largest 18×8 pixels screen in the world

10/14/2005, Blink a few times and pinch yourself. The world’s biggest interactive display (back in 2002), Blinkenlights, is constructed from 144 computer-controlled lamps behind the front windows of an 8 storey high building. You can author and submit your...

LCD screen/headlight combo by Screenlights

10/04/2005, We’ve all seen LCDs in cars and SUVs alike. They’re great for long trips on the road, but do you want to up the ante when it comes to being an uber car modder? Screenlights have come up with a piece of technological wizardry – a fully...

New walking, talking toys chock full of technology

10/04/2005, Toys have evolved since the simple days of Lego building blocks (those are still a joy to play with). Toy manufacturers have taken the same stance with plans to release an updated Furby, a plush Elmo with memory recognition, yet another robotic dog,...

Nissan Pivo could eliminate parking woes

10/04/2005, City rats face the perennial problem of limited parking space. Unfortunately, most people cannot parallel park properly to save their lives, and this compounds the problem. Nissan has created a concept car, the Pivo, that could help the parking impaired....

Touch keys, the next-generation cellphone user interface?

10/01/2005, We’re all familiar with touch screens that are present on many devices. Mitsubishi and NTT DoCoMo are using that technology to create touch keys. The goal is to replace the traditional cellphone keypad by virtual buttons. This opens the door to...

Don’t panic, it might just be the end of the world

09/18/2005, We just finished watching a movie when a friend of ours attracted our attention on this article: Discovered April 6 by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, the swirling, 10 million-mile- wide cosmic dust cloud has been likened to an...

Peugeot Moovie electric car

09/07/2005, Peugeot’s unique electric car, the Moovie, was designed after the winner of the third Peugeot Design Contest’s entry., André Costa 2-seater electric concept car has been produced into an actual working model by the French automobile maker....

Motorola, Apple, and O2 for partnership for new music phones

09/02/2005, Motorola, Apple, and O2 have formed a business trinity to provide service for Motorola’s upcoming iTunes ROKR music phones. Prices for the new music phones have not been confirmed, but O2 will offer its customers a period of exclusivity. It is...

Electra Electric Bike by Avanti

08/01/2005, Click to enlarge via Treehugger Avanti, purveyors of fine bicycles have released the Avanti Electra – where pedal power is replaced by electrical power at the flick of a switch. The Electra’s specially designed lightweight motor delivers power...

HP´s all-new, more economical, printer technology

07/26/2005, Click to enlarge via Krunker HP will reveal more about its new printer technology that should solidify its leadership in the printer market. A new high-performance printhead for ink jet printers can now handle high volumes at a reduced cost. Said...

First smartphones, now smartshoes?!?

07/19/2005, Click to enlarge Via Gizmodo Yves Béhar-designed Learning Shoes utilize data collection in order to spawn personalized footwear for the discerning individual. The sole contains chips that gather the way you swagger, and also analyzes the shape...