At the annual Mobile & Embedded DevCon, Microsoft announced the beta release of Windows CE 6. The next generation of its industry-leading, real-time software used to build customized operating systems for devices such as Internet Protocol (IP) set-top-boxes, Global Positioning System (GPS)-based devices, and industrial automation and medical devices. With the redesigned operating system (OS) kernel architecture, expanded capacity for simultaneous processes and a newly integrated tool set, Windows CE 6 will help device makers more quickly create devices that support a range of applications for high-demand categories.
The Tourbillon watch is as captivating as the sedan of the same name. Tourbillon means- an alloy of gold, silver and copper moving in a circular motion. The intelligent mechanism, the magnificently tuned processes and the interaction between the minute individual parts makes a statement of consistency. Intended to resist the effects of gravity and other disturbing factors that matter for the accurate performance of a time piece. Encased in an 18 carat rose gold case are 12 cylinders with a power reserve of 40 hours and 17 rubies that convert the nickel-silver association into an accurate instrument.
Cartoon themed phones are definitely popular among kids. After the success of the Mickey Mouse Phone, the Dmobo P700 that is Winnie the bear phone will be surely loved by kids and young women too. While being a cartoon phone is not only its selling point. The phone has ample of cool features to suit the requirements of your smart kids. The candy bar phone has a 1.3 megapixel camera, a large color display of 65,536 colors. To enhance its looks its screen is highlighted by an orange color border and the same color is shared by its keys. The phone is in fact in the honor of Pooh who celebrates his 80th birthday. It weighs 63gms and has is only 11.3 mm thick.
The Radio Control Party Blimp is not on par with the Video Airship but the feel is somewhat similar. This three feet long helium-filled blimp can be used in your home or work place to have your own personalized message or to show your hubby how much you love him! With its three propeller motors it can move forward, backwards, up, down, spin 360 degrees and hover in mid-air. Customizing your blimp will be fun as this Radio blimp can display 8 patterns of flashing lights and play 8n different preprogrammed songs. It won’t disappoint the rainbow lovers as color markers and stencils can be use to add some life to your messages. It goes without saying that can be used only for indoor use.
You must have heard your grand parents repeating “hello” couple of times in an attempt to understand the person on the other end. Well, Motorola has got a novel technology to assist our senior citizens in their telephonic conversations. The company has patented a telephone, which can adjust itself once it finds out your age. So when an elderly person speaks on phone, the phone will automatically adjust the volume and brighten the displays. The patent number (20060088154) is designed to adjust the sound range to higher frequencies so the elderly can hear phone signals.
After the Pope, the Queen and the President the world’s laziest cat gets the world’s favourite MP3 player. Today’s Garfield shows America’s favorite fat cat jamming to some interesting tunes.
The iLoad is a CD to iPod music transfer system allows you to transfer your favorite music files in your Apple MP3 player. It converts the music on a audio CD in to the required compressed MP3 format. And it won’t take more than 8 minutes to transfer the entire music content or the tracks you select from your CD. It features an internal database that automatically adds the artist, song, and album information to the iPod as the music is loaded. So if you are bit particular about the tunes in your iPod, this system also has an in-built audio output jack so can plug in your headphones and listen to the tunes first. It also serves to be docking station that charges your iPod.
The Combimouse is all set to revolutionize the concept of Keyboard and a mouse. It actually combines the functions of QWERTY Keyboard and a separate optical mouse. It is split in to two halves, with the left side appearing to be usual. But the right side has something special. When you touch the Contact switch in the right unit, it goes in to the mouse mode with I, O, J, K, L keys functioning as mouse buttons. So the repetitive and boring task of moving your hand from keyboard to mouse is eliminated. It’s powered by four 4 AA batteries (two for each side) and features USB connectivity.
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It does look like a mock up or a Photoshop trick but it is not. This bag can be plugged into a landline and used just as a normal phone. It requires wires to work, cant be used as a cell phone which is really unfortunate. Considering that most females would go nuts trying to get hold of one and show it off on the streets if it worked as a cell phone, its just as well. This fancy landline will is available in two colors red and black.
The search giant is all set to launch a dedicated health information service. Google Health will offer targeted search for anyone who thinks they might be suffering from some kind of ailment. The search can be refined and results put into categories like “treatment, research papers, symptoms, news, alternative treatments”. The best part is that it divides information according to expected audience for eg – info for health professionals rather than patients. The service might turn up into a service like Google Finance which links a bunch of Google services together.