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Sony PRS-T2 eReader finally becomes official

08/16/2012, After making a short appearance at the FCC, and getting an early reveal by retailer J&R last week, Sony’s PRS-T2 eRader is now officially launched. Priced at $129, this is an eReader that aims at a crowd who want a no-nonsense device and prefer...

Lego Submarine might not be yellow, but it submerges just fine

08/16/2012, Check out this cute little Lego Submarine in action in the video above, and you will be left scratching your head and wondering just how the entire thing was built from scratch. Aren’t Lego pieces, while being able to interlock with one another, do...

Water resistant down sleeping bags is no sleeper hit

08/16/2012, When it comes to camping as well as spending time in the great outdoors, you might want to consider taking the water resistant route – at least, that is what this particular water resistant down sleeping bag is all about, where it is supposed to...

Steampunk Lightsaber Flashlight

08/15/2012, The Force is strong in this one – the Steampunk Lightsaber Flashlight that is the creation of one particular Star Wars fan who has her fair share of technological wizardry. Working together to be a rather nifty night light, you will need a plumbing...

Traffic jams investigated by IBM in Kenya

08/14/2012, Computing giant IBM has launched an investigation alongside the Kenyan government in Nairobi, opening up a tech research hub there in the process while keeping their fingers crossed (not to mention performing their fair share of quantitative analysis...

Doomsday escape pod developed by Chinese businessman

08/14/2012, Have you read the Asterix comics that had this particular village chieftain who was always scared that the sky would fall on his head? Well, there are plenty of phobias out there in the world, but certainly having the sky fall down on our heads would be...

Google purchases Frommer’s

08/13/2012, I can see the new title now – travel the Internet on $1 a day, or something to that effect. After all, we have just gotten whiff that Internet search giant Google has decided to flex their purchasing muscle yet again by picking up the...

100,000 dpi full color images possible thanks to nanotechnology

08/13/2012, What you see above is the first in a series of full color images in 100,000 dpi glory, and just before you scratch your head wondering where can you purchase a printer that is capable of doing so, you ought to know that this is made possible only with the...

Philips blazes Nairobi streets with solar LED lights

08/10/2012, Dutch multinational electronics company, Philips, has partnered with the Kenyan Urban Roads Authority to install solar-powered LED street lighting in Nairobi. Philips says that, if implemented on a wide scale across the country, the project has the...

Amazon ships assault rifle instead of TV in delivery snafu

08/09/2012, I am quite sure that when you run an operation as large as Amazon’s, there are bound to be moments in your corporate history where there has been shipment to the wrong address, or even mixed up orders. However, how many orders were actually as...