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Small Vibration-driven Generator Could Replace Button Batteries

12/01/2010, A Japanese university researcher has come up with a small vibration-powered generator that measures in at 2 x 3 x 12mm only and is capable of churning out 1.56mW of power with a vibration of 357Hz. According to him, the energy density is high enough to...

Google Editions Bookstore To Arrive This Year

12/01/2010, Word is going around that Google Editions, the search giant’s online book store is set to launch before the end of 2010, which means December. The store will apparently operate in a different manner from Apple’s iBooks and Amazon’s...

Verizon To Launch LTE On Dec 5th With Two LTE USB Modems?

11/30/2010, We already know that Verizon is planning to hold a press conference tomorrow to fill us in on its LTE network. With no LTE phones expected to be unveiled, you’d expect the carrier to offer some USB LTE modems and now word is going around that the...

Tokyoflash Kisai Light Speed Watch Reminds You Of TRON

11/30/2010, The folks over at Tokyoflash are no strangers to weird watch designs and the Kisai Light Speed seems to have been influenced by TRON in some way, which is good news considering that TRON: Legacy is just around the corner. You’ll need to hit a...

iPad Catching Up to Kindle in E-Reader Market in Latest Survey

11/30/2010, While Amazon is still a dominant player in the e-reader market with a 47% market share, Apple is quickly gaining ground having captured 32% of the e-reader market with its iPad consumer tablet. ChangeWave’s latest survey was completed by over 2,800...

U.S. DHS Shuts Down Websites Selling Counterfeits

11/29/2010, The United States Department of Homeland Security had shut down a total of 82 sites on the Internet on Cyber Monday’s post-Thanksgiving online shopping day. Those sites, which include a BitTorrent meta-search engine and e-commerce sites selling...

PC World’s Tech Brand Reliability Survey Puts Apple, Asus at Top

11/29/2010, In a survey of 79,000 readers, PC World compiled a list of reliable, trusted tech brands. This year, Apple, Asus, Brother, Canon, Motorola, and T-Mobile came out on top while the losers included brands such as Dell and HP. The survey also finds that...

Aliens Pulse Rifle Replica For $900

11/29/2010, You might remember how it was when you first saw the Aliens film many years ago and if you’re looking for a little something to bring back the good old days, you could fork out a juicy $900 to purchase HCG’s M41-A replica gun that weighs a...

Tokyoflash Turns Its Kisai RPM Watch Into A Reality

11/26/2010, There are many concept watches being introduced by the folks over at Tokyoflash, but every now and then, demand for a concept design is high enough that the company will make it a reality, such as the Kisai RPM concept watch. The watch is now...

MD-701 Android Tablet Visits The FCC

11/24/2010, With Android tablets busy queuing up to get approval from the FCC, it’s no surprise to see another Android-powered tablet enter the fray, and we’re talking about the MD-701. The device is manufactured by Shenzhen Huaruian Technology and is...

DIY: Laser-sighted Slingshot

11/23/2010, With all the technology going around nowadays, it’s not too big a deal to have a slingshot anymore, but what about a laser-sighted slingshot? If you’re feeling mischievous, then you can check out a tutorial that has been uploaded by the...

PocketBook Accidentally Confirms That It Will Use A Mirasol Display

11/23/2010, Seems that someone jumped the gun with the press release as PocketBook USA just confirmed that it will be offering the first Mirasol e-reader at CES 2011. Details are scarce at the moment but apparently the prototype is capable of handling 12 frames per...