General, Page 336 ▼

USB-powered clothing hit the streets

07/03/2007, Understandably, summer is the hottest time of the year, so it is time to pile up on essentials such as deodorant -or is it? This USB-powered clothing says otherwise, boasting a couple of fans located behind the shirt that sucks air in from outside while...

Wear Your Seat is embarassing

06/27/2007, Want to look like a retard? Putting on the Wear Your Seat cushion wherever you go does just the trick, making you look like a reject from the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie studio. While the idea is a noble one, giving you a nice, soft cushion to rest...

Robotic hand has tactile sensors

06/25/2007, Shadow Robot Company (sounds as though they manufacture cyborg ninjas and samurais) is well known for creating the 24-degrees of freedom dexterous hand, and they are now credited with adding tactile sensors to the hand as well. Each sensor comes with...

747 carries weapon not passengers

06/25/2007, While most of us equate the Boeing 747 as a mass people carrier, the military decided to turn it into an Airborne Laser, carrying a “megawatt-class chemical oxygen iodine laser beam” that takes aim at both ground and airborne targets, turning...

SunRed designs solar bike

06/24/2007, Say goodbye to gas stations if this solar-powered motorbike from SunRed ever makes it to the manufacturing line. It will soon be available as a prototype though, so realizing it probably won’t be too far off. SunRed took the clamshell structure...

Schwinn launches new electric bikes

06/24/2007, Cycling is a great form of non-impact exercise, but tackling high-gradient slopes can be quite the daunting task. Schwinn has launched a trio of human-electric hybrid bikes in the form of the Campus, World GSE, and Continental models, giving you an...

Do shopping on your store window

06/22/2007, Window shopping takes on a whole new meaning with Polo Ralph Lauren’s store window being turned into a virtual store, letting you shop with your fingertips. While it retains the regular store window look by showing what’s available in store,...

JetPack now up for grabs

06/21/2007, Remember how you watched the Rocketeer or were enthralled with Boba Fett’s jetpack? Well, technology has advanced to a point where it is possible to pick one up commercially now. The JetPack has pretty poor mileage though, giving you a three minute...

High heels experience transformation

06/21/2007, Women often have it tough when they’re wearing heels while driving. Sheila’s Shoes have decided to tackle this problem by creating a fancy stilleto that has enough room to stow the heel within the sole when it is not required, popping out only...

Water Shelter for developing countries

06/17/2007, Developing countries often experience disasters such as recurring floods, which is why designer Robert Nightingale came up with the Water Shelter project that responds to such situations, focusing more in the geographical region of the Zambezi basin in...

Robot acts as MC in wedding

06/17/2007, Looks like the future is here, with a robot standing in as the Master of Ceremonies (MC) at a wedding in South Korea – making this most likely the first wedding in the world to do so. Tiro the robot will be assisting the civil wedding ceremony for...

I love my Mac!, says Microsoft chief

06/11/2007, At Apple’s developer conference today in San Francisco, Phil Schiller decided to pick on Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s CEO. Apple’s vice-president of marketing was demonstrating the Photo Booth effect feature in Apple’s instant...

Google Checkout, free, forever… bye bye Paypal!

06/06/2007, Google’s online payment service, Google Checkout, looks more and more like a deadly rival to eBay’s Paypal… so we learned, after chatting with Patrick Chanezon, a Google API evangelist, at yesterday’s Salesforce.com/Google event....

Reactee custom slogan T-shirt

06/03/2007, Reactee is offering ordinary folks like you and I the abilty to respond to a custom slogan printed on a T-Shirt. All you need to do is visit the company’s website, enter your preferred slogan or keyword, as well as the response you want to give to...