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MINI Roller Coaster Offers Plenty Of Thrills
There are some car brands that happen to be icons of a particular era, and somehow or rather, the very same icon has made its way to being a long lasting one, where even after a few model generations down the road, the general shape and spirit of the vehicle remains the same, although you can definitely expect a whole lot more technological advancements added to the modern day era […]

MINI Mexico Brings Airbags To Washrooms
MINI Mexico runs a road safety ad.

BMW's Mini retrieves javelins at the Olympics
Fancy owning a mini Mini? Yes, you read that right – BMW has created tiny versions of the Mini whose primary function at the Olympics would be to hang out at the track and field events, where it will zip around to retrieve javelins, discuses, hammers and shots back from the field to the throwing area. This type of automation will definitely save a whole lot of time, unless you […]

Mini MINI R/C cars used to retrieve javelins and discuses in London Olympics
When 2012 Limited Edition Mini cars played a mini horn section with the London Philharmonic Orchestra last month to pay tribute to team Great Britain, we already had the idea that these dashing Minis will be playing a huge role in the London Olympics. But we didn’t really expect that its creators will design a miniature version of the car that will help retrieve javelins, hammers, shot and discuses during […]

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Mini horn section plays with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Here’s some video goodness for you today. Who would have ever thought that cars can actually play in the orchestra. But well, if cars can hoot horns, all they need are just a few tweaks here and there and they’ll be able to play a tune. That’s exactly what the London Philharmonic Orchestra did to these Mini cars.As you can see in the above, the video entitled “All stand please […]

Drobo unveils 5D and Mini Thunderbolt + USB 3.0 drives
Thunderbolt drives offer faster read and write speeds, although they do come with a rather hefty price tag attached to them. However if you’re in the profession that would require those fast read/write speeds, then Drobo might be another manufacturer you’ll want to take a look at. The company has recently announced their new Drobo 5D and Mini storage solutions, both of which come with Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 for […]

2012 Mini Cooper Coupe officially revealed
Mini has officially revealed the upcoming version of its iconic small car – the 2012 Mini Cooper Coupe. It is Mini’s first two-passenger variant of the car and is touted to be the fastest stock Mini ever. The car features a familiar face, but from its side, the familiar hatchback rear end of the vehicle is instantly noticeable, and in its place is a protruding boot with a retractable spoiler […]

Opera Mini hits 100 million monthly users
If you were to measure the success of a product, it would be how many people use it rather than how many people bought or downloaded it, and Opera Software’s recently hit milestone of 100 million monthly users shows a lot. While Opera’s dominance doesn’t show on the desktop, their presence on the less crowded mobile device market has allowed them to dominate it. Now Opera Mini has become the […]

MAME-CAM DX looks like it was built for gnomes
Thanko has just announced the release of a new micro camera called the MAME-CAM DX. Despite its miniscule size, it’s no slouch when it comes to taking photographs. This 8 megapixel device weights only 14g and can take photographs (JPEG) at 3,264 x 2,448 resolution. If still images aren’t enough for you, the camera doubles up as a video recorder, taking 30fps videos (AVI) at 1,280 x 960 resolution. It […]

Portable Finger Hand Held 4D USB Mini Mouse doesn't need a surface
If you like using your laptop in cramped places like on a plane or in a train, but you’re not a fan of using the touchpad, you’ll have trouble looking for a spot to rest your mouse on. Well the folks over at Light in the box have released a mouse just for that purpose. Called the Portable Finger Hand Held 4D USB Mini Mouse With Trackball, this mouse allows […]

BeeWi controls Mini Cooper via Bluetooth
Want to drive a car using a remote device, ala James Bond and his Sony Ericsson phone in the backseat while piloting a BMW 7 Series? Well, here is something less adventurous but equally exciting (for some) – an Android-powered BeeWi which controls a miniature Mini Cooper through the use of a Bluetooth connection. Intuitive motion control using a smartphone’s orientation sensor or touchscreen interface makes controlling this cute little […]

Samsung Galaxy commercial shows who the phones are for
Samsung has just released a 3 minute long promo video of their upcoming Galaxy phones (except the S 2) which basically shows the target demographic they are aiming for. The Ace is targeted at professionals who need their phones for doing work on the go, the Fit is aimed at photographers,  Gio for college kids (especially those who are into making music) and the Mini is aimed at high school […]

Pentel Airpen Mini will work with Android
Pentel’s Airpen Mini, a multi-purpose pen that that automatically transfers what you write on paper to a computer will work with Android devices in the near future. All you have to do is activate the pen, start writing on a piece of paper, and all your words will be transferred to an accompanying device that can be used to transfer them to the computer. The transferring device was previously only […]

Swann Security SportsCam is a waterproof mini video camera
[CES 2011] If you ever felt like you need to record all the exciting jungle trips you go on, Swann Security has got the product just for you. They have just announced the launch of their SportsCam which will be debuted at CES 2011. This mini camera/DVR records videos at 640 x 480, on a Micro SD card (it supports up to 16GB) and is housed in a rugged waterproof […]

BMW Connected and Mini Connected iOS apps launched
BMW owners should be happy to hear that the car maker has released two apps for the iOS platform this week. The first is targeted at the Mini brand, dubbed Mini Connected. The app allows users to track information about your car and also access web radio and audio versions of Internet feeds, hooked up directly to your car’s stereo. On cars that are equipped with navigation features, you’ll even […]

BMW to support iPod Out in the future
BMW recently announced that they will be working on including support for one of the lesser known features on the iOS 4 from Apple – iPod Out. What does iPod Out do? Well, it lets a connected iPhone 3G, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, or iPod Touch to output as well as display an iPod interface on a connected device’s external display, which is actually found in future BMWs and Minis. […]

Motz Mini Wood Speaker
Those mini portable speakers are a dime a dozen nowadays, but how many of them are hand-made from wood and look like a nut? That’s what the Motz Mini Speaker is offering – a pretty looking portable speaker that offers FM radio as well. You’ll be able to recharge its lithium-polymer battery via a USB port, after which you’ll be able to enjoy up to 10-hours of music if you’re […]

Mini jumps aboard connected bandwagon
Mini is all set to roll out a new system known as Mini Connected at the Geneva Motor Show, where it is touted to offer “a newly developed USB interface whose unique functionality allows maximum integration of the iPhone into the in-car audio and infotainment system.” We can’t wait but see such entertainment integration being made in other vehicles of the future, and will certainly look forward to this new […]

LG GD880 Mini smartphone
One of the smallest touchscreen smartphones from LG would be the recently announced GD880 Mini, where is 3.2″ display does its best not to waste space, running nearly straight to the very edge in order to do away with the bulk found in other handsets. Being rather slim and minimalist in terms of design, it still doesn’t look fragile thanks to metal accents all over that helps it have that […]

Mini Wearable Air Purifier For Your Pet
We’ve seen people pamper their pets before, but would you buy a mini air purifier for your pet? Well, the folks who came up with the Mini Wearable Ionizer Air Purifier for Pets certainly think so. Fortunately it doesn’t seem like it will cost as much as normal air purifiers, as it’s going for $17.20. The device can be worn directly on the pet, around the collar, so as to […]