Author: iona

  • iMaria an app which gives a playmate at your disposal

    iMaria an app which gives a playmate at your disposal

    Just when the sad and lonely world of computer geekdom couldn’t seem to get any sadder and lonelier, up pops iMaria, iTunes latest offering for nerds who can only dream of a glamour model girlfriend. iMaria is happy to stay at home and cook, requires minimal upkeep, little financial input and has a plethora of…

  • Sony PIIQ headphones are colorful and fun

    Sony PIIQ headphones are colorful and fun

    If you want maximum sound quality and maximum style, Sony’s new PIIQ (“peek”) headphones are for you. Boasting bursts of colour and price tags ranging from crazy cheap to far from impossible, PIIQ headphones are the latest in urban, skater chic. For those seeking something truly different, but unwilling to compromise their tunes, PIIQ claim…

  • Dumb woman sues Google because a car hits her

    Dumb woman sues Google because a car hits her

    In a bizarre turn of events, Google has been named as a defendant in a road traffic lawsuit in America. Lauren Rosenberg, from Utah, is suing the driver of the car that hit her and Google, for telling her to cross the road in the first place. The plaintiff had accessed Google Maps on her…

  • Move over Doctor Dolittle – here comes the iPad

    Move over Doctor Dolittle – here comes the iPad

    Who could have imagined that the iPad would be the bridge between human and animal communications? In the few weeks since the iPad was launched, Apple seem to have catalysed something that animal scientists the world over have aspired to achieve for years. Researchers at Speak Dolphin, Dolphin Discovery’s swim facility in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico…

  • Australian airline rents out iPads for inflight entertainment

    Australian airline rents out iPads for inflight entertainment

    Not satisfied with more than 2 million worldwide sales since its release in April this year, Apple’s iPad is now set to change the face of in-flight entertainment. Jetstar, Australian airline Qantas’ budget baby sister, has announced plans for an iPad rental service on its flights. iPads will be available to rent for just $8.40…

  • Flipout Over Motorola’s Latest Android Phone

    Flipout Over Motorola’s Latest Android Phone

    Proving that social networking is the new face of modern communications, the Flipout, Motorola’s latest Android phone has sites including Twitter, Facebook and MySpace right up front on its homescreen. Pivot the screen and you will find a 5-line QWERTY keyboard for ease of tweeting or posting comments on your friends’ latest wall posts. The…

  • Japanese Doctors Go Crazy Over the ipad

    Japanese Doctors Go Crazy Over the ipad

    We all know the Japanese are mad about technology, but this may be going a little too far. Since the Ipad was launched in Japan just a few days ago, a doctor has posted Ipad X-rays on his blog and now, doctors have uploaded a video of the Ipad being used instead of a regular…

  • Can Gaming Effect Dreams?

    Can Gaming Effect Dreams?

    Most parents discourage their children from playing games before bedtime, but thanks to research by Jayne Gackenbach, a psychologist at Grant MacEwan University in Canada, things could be set to change. Gackenbach has found that playing games may improve a person’s ability to control their dreams. Computer games may not be high on the list…

  • Audi Foosball Table Kicks Off

    Audi Foosball Table Kicks Off

    There has to be some reasonable explanation for Audi’s Foosball table, but I can find none. Have the designers at Audi gone mad? Or has the global recession left the German car makers looking for ways to corner niche markets? The Audi Foosball table has a handcrafted wooden core, aluminum and high-strength plastic fittings, whilst…

  • Twitter on your Nike shoes?

    Twitter on your Nike shoes?

    British designer Daniel Reese’s design is so spot-on, it is hard to imagine that this re-worked classic Nike Dunk is not an official Twitter product. However, the design is where the similarity ends. These shoes do not tweet your location or anything. To do that, you still have to log on. Reese creates designs based…