Category: Other Stuff

  • Linksys CIT200 Skype phone

    Linksys CIT200 Skype phone

    Linksys has partnered with Skype to offer a cordless DECT 1.8-1.9Ghz phone complete with a backlit color display, backlit keyboard, and other features, called the Linksys CIT200 Cordless Internet Telephony Kit. The Linksys CIT200 is tightly integrated with Skype utilizing the Skype API for not just making and receiving calls but also accessing your Skype…

  • Glass which generates electricity

    Glass which generates electricity

    California based XsunX, Inc, has developed the Power Glass™ — an innovative solar technology that allows glass windows to produce electricity from the power of the sun, announced today that it has begun shipments of Power Glass™ samples to manufacturers for use in product development and testing. The Company recently began working with manufacturers in…

  • Microsoft’s Halo movie to be made on Linux servers

    Microsoft’s Halo movie to be made on Linux servers

    Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century Fox announced last week that Peter Jackson and his partner Fran Walsh will act as executive producers for the film, based on the best-selling game for Microsoft’s Xbox gaming console. Bungie, the Microsoft-owned development firm which created the game, confirmed that Peter Jackson’s post-production firm Weta Digital would be involved…

  • Glow In The Dark Hair Gel

    Glow In The Dark Hair Gel

    This latest hair styling accessory is not likely to please your boss – at least when the lights go out… Voltage ($11.99) is made for nighttime activities (starting at about ‘half-light’ into total darkness), as its glow effects are not visible in a normally lit room. Apparently is lasts for around 8 hours (has been…

  • THX and Quiet Solution Announce THX Certified Soundproofing

    THX and Quiet Solution Announce THX Certified Soundproofing

    THX Ltd and Quiet Solution, LLC, has announced the availability of the first THX Certified soundproofing wall and ceiling panels, QuietRock™ QR-545. By meeting the THX specifications for sound isolation and achieving the coveted THX certification, the QR-545 promises to deliver the professional installer/dealer community with the ultimate sound isolation solution for demanding home theater…

  • MP3 playing Digital cuckoo clock

    MP3 playing Digital cuckoo clock

    Tweety, by Amsterdam-based designer Henk Stallinga, is a Ferrari red cuckoo clock hiding an MP3 playing 10hrs of Dutch singing birds. Via – We make money not art

  • Trojan horse turns Sony PSP handheld console into useless brick

    Trojan horse turns Sony PSP handheld console into useless brick

    Experts at SophosLabs™, Sophos’s global network of virus, spyware and spam analysis centres, have warned users of Sony’s Playstation Portable (PSP) to think twice about “modding” their handheld games console after the discovery of the first malicious Trojan horse for the platform. The Trojan horse, which poses as a hack or “mod” to allow users…

  • WowWee Ltd. First to Use Segway Smart Motion in High-Tech Entertainment Products

    WowWee Ltd. First to Use Segway Smart Motion in High-Tech Entertainment Products

    WowWee Ltd, parent company of WowWee Robotics, the #1 consumer entertainment robotics company, and Segway Inc., maker of the Segway(R) Human Transporter (HT), today announced they will co-develop a range of WowWee products that will incorporate Segway Smart Motion technology. The world will get the first peek in 2006, when WowWee plans to launch the…

  • LG seals digital TV contract in the United States

    LG seals digital TV contract in the United States

    LG Electronics Inc. has been chosen as one of two firms to develop a major new broadcasting technology in the United States that aims to make digital broadcasting accessible to all viewers. The National Association of Broadcasters and the Association for Maximum Service Television, the two largest broadcasting associations in the United States, announced yesterday…

  • Erasable pen

    Erasable pen

    Everybody has made their share of spelling mistakes, but when you write with a pen, there isn’t much you can do about it with the exception of white-out, which doesn’t look neat on paper. Pilot Pens Japan has developed a pen which acts like a pencil. By using a special water-based gel ink that doesn’t…