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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...

Portable ball-shaped antenna

06/03/2007, If you’re one who is always in need for a cellphone tower to keep in touch with your family and business associates, this ultraportable antenna looks set to be your best bet. Shaped after a giant beach ball, this inflatable antenna offers a strong...

Miuro robot dances to iPod tunes

06/01/2007, The Miuro robot is one groovy addition to any room, as it wheels about in time with music from your iPod which has been locked into the robot itself. Measuring 14″ long, the 11-pound Miuro acts spontaneously and unpredictably each time a different...

Concept Fashion Watch tells time uniquely

06/01/2007, Designer Zviad Tsikolia has fashioned the…er, Fashion Watch concept that is made from modern material, featuring an electronic date indicator and a couple of characteristic circles that take over the role of hands. The date indicator, being an...

Ford Mondeo keeps allergies at bay

06/01/2007, Those suffering from environmental allergies will definitely prefer the cold winter, dreading all the dust mites and pollen that wreak havoc during spring and summer. While the majority of automakers have taken the initiative to minimize the chances of...

Waterproof LED module

05/30/2007, Dasan from Korea has recently paraded its waterproof LED module at the LED Expo & FPD Korea 2007 event, aiming to bring a higher level of awareness to companies who are looking for new ways to advertise their products and services. The idea of a...

Solar Intent Family Tent houses six

05/30/2007, If you’re planning on bringing your entire family out on a roadtrip during the upcoming summer holidays, camping outdoors would definitely be a highlight, pulling the kids away from being glued to the TV for a while. The Eureka! Solar Intent Family...

King Titan Robot is retro

05/28/2007, While Robosapien et al are the new ruling class of toy robots, the King Titan Robot brings us back to the late 80s and early 90s with its design and updated capabilities. Able to walk and talk, the King Titan Robot comes with a shiny electroplate chrome...

Anatomy textbook comes to life

05/24/2007, Medical students in the near future will be able to benefit from the CAVEman – essentially a high resolution model of a functioning human. This is made possible by integrating data from different 3D imaging sources along with textbooks, and is...

Malignant Mole Bikini concept

05/23/2007, Remember the Smoking Jacket? Fiona Carswell, the brains behind the Smoking Jacket, has come up with yet another fantastic creation in the form of a bikini. Known as the Malignant Mole Bikini, whenever this is exposed to sunlight, patches of malignant...