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Murakami Rocking Chair Is Eco-Friendly

10/17/2009, Everybody is going green nowadays, and while it’s always a good thing to see tech firms trying to do their part, it’s also nice to see simple items go down the same path. Such is the case with the Murakami chair designed by Rochus Jacob....

CEATEC 09 wrap-up

10/11/2009, CEATEC, which is the biggest consumer electronics show in Japan, is always a good place to see concepts and trends from some of the biggest electronics brands. Despite the recession, there were a bunch of interesting to look at, and if you missed last...

Rap Group Releases Uzi Thumb Drive

10/11/2009, With the issue of music piracy still going strong, it seems like a Log Angeles rap group has decided to ride the techno wave and release their music on a thumb drive, but not just any thumb drive, they’re releasing it on a thumb drive shaped like an Uzi...

Bra Gas Mask Wins Ig Nobel Prize

10/04/2009, Before the Nobel Prizes are given out, there are always the Ig Nobel Prizes, and this year’s Ig Nobel prize includes a bra that can double up as a pair of gas masks. The inventor, Dr. Elena Bodnar, won the Public Health prize for the device, and...

MIT Students Create Braille Labelmaker

09/27/2009, Here’s a device that will be really handy to people who are blind. Thanks to the geniuses at the University of Toronto, MIT and Stanford, the 6Dot Braille Label Maker was created, and is promised to cost less than half of the conventional Braille...

Intel Light Peak Made For Apple?

09/27/2009, Intel might have unveiled its 10 gigabyte Light Peak connection at IDF, but it looks like things might not be what they seem. Initially pitched at as Intel-made design, recent leaks have indicated that this fiber optic connection is the direct result of...

Holograms That Respond To Touch

09/20/2009, We all love holograms, don’t we? Now it looks like hologram technology might just become a little cooler. Reports are filtering in that a group of Japanese scientists have come up with a technology that allows holograms to respond to human touch....

Order Pizza From Your PS3

09/20/2009, When you’re hooked to your game, it’s easy to not want to leave the couch, and that’s probably what Papa John is trying to capitalize on. What are we talking about? Well, until the Sept 27th, folks will be able to order Papa John’s...

Robot Soccer Player

09/19/2009, Once this technology has been perfected, you probably won’t need to worry about there not being enough players to play a team sport. You just need to save enough money to buy robots like Hajime 33. It’s an athletic robot, but don’t...

Eee Reader in final stage

09/16/2009, It’s been reported by Taiwanese media that Asus is in the ‘final stage’ of development. According to Digitimes, a 6″ and a 9″ version are in the works. It was assumed that the product would be available at the end of 2009,...

Windows 7 technical briefing, live blogging archive

09/03/2009, Thanks to those who followed the Intel/Microsoft Windows 7 technical briefing live with us on Tuesday (1/9). If you missed it, I’m posting the archive here for you to look at. The overview is that Intel and Microsoft have added (more)...

PrimeSense offers new way to interact at home

08/18/2009, PrimeSense is a versatile and innovative technology that aims to change the way one interacts with modern technology. It is basically a 3D camera that enables other appliances including TVs to ‘see a view of the surrounding area’ simply by...

Wireless power advances, one specification at a time: Qi 0.95

08/17/2009, Wireless power is probably one of the most desirable and hyped thing in modern consumer electronics, yet it is not used in most gadgets, except for electric toothbrushes and the Palm Pre. The Wireless Power Consortium is trying to change things by...