Archive for the 'Gadgets' Category

Images: IPhone Hacks

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For those who can’t wait to get “their” Apple iPhone or if you just want to get a closer look – there is a “Flickr group” with hundreds of images of iPhone screen-shots and hacks.

Have a look…

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Gadgets: Night Reflective Tires

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For US company “SweezSkinz” black tires were yesterday.

Their line of bicycle tyres (BMX, cruiser, mountains, kid) are colorful during the day and reflective through the night – combining safety with style. In difference to other add-on products the rubber of these tires itself is reflective.

Have a look at some of their “patterns” below. Upper row is day-view and lower row shows how the same tires look in the night…

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Gadgets: A Tee that shows where you can connect

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This T-Shirt will show you if you can connect to a wireless network without checking on your computer. The animated display on the front of the tee detects 802.11b or 802.11g signals and displays the strength to yourself and everyone around you. The glowing bars on the front of the shirt dynamically change as the surrounding wi-fi signal strength fluctuates…

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Gadgets: Segway Ferrari Edition

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Still looking for the latest geeky present (for your son / daughter) and a Ferrari is out of reach…

Well how about this one: The Segway PT i2 Ferrari Limited Edition

Segway has together with the famous Italian car maker Ferrari created a special limited edition version of
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Video: Mobile devices of the future

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Intel has just recently shown its new generation of a “mobile (UMPC) platform” at the IDF in China that was only briefly demonstrated at the CeBIT earlier this year.

The new “handheld PCs” available later this year will be far more powerful than the current devices but the major steps forward by size, processing power, battery life and displays are expected for 2008.

At the same time Intel introduced its vision of future devices with the video below. Great ideas, we really liked the watch-like device…
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Research: Perceptive Pixel’s multi-touch display (2)

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There is a new video of Jeff Han’s latest multi-touch display online that can be manipulated intuitively with the fingertips, and responds to varying levels of pressure.

It looks like that we might build one of these displays for an upcoming project soon. Watch this space for more detailed information…
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