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Toshiba Tech copier system uses erasable ink

03/08/2012, While we’re all trying to cut down our paper usage by printing less, and relying more on digital copies of documents, there are times when it’s just better to use paper. Well, since some situations are unavoidable, Toshiba Tec has come up with...

New supermarket scanner renders barcodes obsolete

03/08/2012, In the future, it looks like we won’t have to use barcodes for labeling our items at supermarkets anymore. The folks over at Toshiba Tec have come up with a new scanner that renders barcodes obsolete. Instead of reading a barcode to identify and...

YouTube and Disney agreement leads to free episodes

03/06/2012, YouTube and Disney are two very different companies, but that does not mean they are unable to work with one another and synergize. In fact, the Walt Disney Company and Google’s YouTube have come to an agreement, where they would both spend...

Pikachu shoes guaranteed to capture man’s attention

03/04/2012, You know men – when they are small, they play with toy cars, and upon growing up physically, there is still this part in them who love to indulge in gizmos and gadgets, as if they need to fix something up all the time. Well, boys who are now men,...

Tokyo Sky Tree officially completed

03/01/2012, Move over, Canton Tower – it looks like the crown for the world’s tallest tower has now been awarded to Japan’s latest megastructure – the Tokyo Sky Tower. Officially completed yesterday, the tower stands at 2,080 feet tall while the...

Eye-Fi nets $20 million in funding exercise

02/29/2012, I am quite sure that you have heard of Eye-Fi before, the manufacturers behind the first wireless memory card in the world, where the company has just announced that they managed to secure $20 million in the Series D round of funding which was led by NTT...

Astronaut builds LEGO International Space Station while in space

02/29/2012, There’s a time and place for everything – including playing with LEGO building blocks, so what better time and place to build a copy of the International Space Station than when you’re on the International Space Station itself? A Japanese...

DISPLAX Skin Dualtouch turns surfaces into multitouch devices

02/28/2012, DISPLAX Interactive Systems announced today the launch of its star product: Skin Dualtouch. It is basically a new version of its Skin Multitouch, except that this one allows 2 touches to be detected simultaneously. It is a “transparent and flexible...

Swarovski Light Wall is a sight to behold

02/28/2012, I am quite sure that the most of you out there have heard of Swarovski before, where the company churns out desirable costume jewelery that while are not exactly cheap, at least they are far more affordable compared to diamonds. This time around,...

Tango hits 40 million users milestone

02/27/2012, Records are meant to be broken, which is why sporting events have always captivated the world’s imagination, as we are so obsessed with surpassing past greats that we constantly push the boundaries of perfection. Android has just hit 850,000...

VISARC technology aims to make our displays sunlight friendly

02/27/2012, One of the main problems with most smartphone displays right now is the inability to view them in direct sunlight. When using your phone outdoors, you usually have to look for a shaded area or use your hand as a makeshift shade in order to view the screen...

MWC 2012: HTC Press Conference

02/26/2012, [MWC 2012] We’re here live at the HTC press conference in Barcelona, Spain, for this year’s edition of Mobile World Congress. Hopefully the HTC folks are not off for an extra long siesta, doing as the Spanish do (never mind the Romans), as the...

Porn shows up on Best Buy TV set

02/24/2012, Now isn’t this a major gaffe by any company – electronics superstore chain Best Buy recently saw a public disturbance at its Greenville, S.C. branch as porn was playing back on the 55″ TVs, obviously catching shoppers by surprise....