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Rear projected transparent DJ Mix Decks

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Macro Cell Lens Band for any mobile phone

The lens is inserted into a rubber band and only costs $15,-. Macro Cell Lens Band.

Jetlev R200 – $100,000 water powered jetpack

For only $100,000 you get a jetpack which pumps water in through a hose via an engine and then out again with such ferocity that it lets you fly up to 30 ft for 4 hours at 25 mph. :: Jetlev R200 ::.

Sim-based NFC solution for GSM being adopted widely

Mobile NFC Gains Momentum as Operators Worldwide Pledge Support for SIM-based Solution ~ GSM World.

HDMI Output to Composite / RCA S-Video Converter

HDMI Output to Composite / S-Video Converter: Electronics.

2TB USB drive the size of your Finger Nail

2TB USB the size of your Finger Nail | Netbooknews – Netbooks, Netbook Reviews, Smartbooks and more.

Wacom Inkling – paperless digital pen

The inkling uses a pen and a module you put on the top of any notebook in order to allow you to save what you draw on any paper electronically. Wacom Europe GmbH.

A Flexible, Transparent Lithium-ion Battery

Stanford scientists used a grid-structured electrode, which is fabricated by a microfluidics-assisted method, such that the feature dimension in the electrode is below the resolution limit of human eyes, and, thus, the electrode appears transparent. By aligning multiple electrodes together, the amount of energy stored increases readily without sacrificing the transparency. In addition, the battery […]

How to make a 3D scanner

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Jailbreak! Upgrading a non-upgradable Android

Jailbreak! Upgrading a non-upgradable Android | Mobile Technology – InfoWorld.

The fanless spinning heatsink: more efficient and immune to dust

There’s a fundamental flaw with fan-and-heatsink cooling systems: no matter how hard the fan blows, a boundary layer of motionless, highly-insulating air remains on the heatsink. You can increase the size of the heatsink and you can blow more air, but ultimately the boundary layer prevents the system from being efficient; it’s simply a physical […]

Gadgets tied to 25 percent of US car crashes

Driving distractions, primarily by cellphones and other electronic devices, are associated with up to 25 percent of U.S. car crashes, according to a report released on Thursday. The study by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), a nonprofit group that works to improve traffic safety, assessed research from more than 350 scientific papers published since […]

Silver pen allows electrical circuits to be handwritten on paper and other surfaces

Pretty cool – the world is your PCB board! Silver pen allows electrical circuits to be handwritten on paper and other surfaces.

Turn Your PC Into a Motion Sensing Security Device

There’s quite a few ways to turn your pc into a motion detector, the most common seems to be using a webcam and flash. This works well, but here are a few ways to do it differently: This is the DIY way Turn Your PC Into a Motion Sensing Security Device with .NET. NB the […]

Pioneer’s AppRadio delivers iPhone integration, automotive and audio bliss for $400

Which is a shitload cheaper than the JVC KD-AVx77 (EUR. 600,-) or KW-AVX840 (EUR 500,-). It’s a two DIN unit and there’s not so much functionality as the JVC’s have – it only has 4 apps which are limited but Pioneer say they will be adding more. Pioneer’s AppRadio delivers iPhone integration, automotive and audio […]

Brando Flying Keymouse

Features: Built-in Media keyboard Built-in Laser Pointer 65 keys Design Wireless 2.4GHz connection, smart & portable size Advance power saving technology Keyboard Backlight function FN lock change function Power by 3 x AAA batteries (included) Operation Range: Up to 15 meters Support Window 7 / Vista / XP, Linux, Mac 10.x or above Dimension: 150 […]

New Disposable, Medical Camera Is the Size of a Grain of Salt

The German Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration recently reported the development of a camera with a lens attached that is 1 x 1 x 1.5 millimeters in size, which is the size of a grain of salt. At about a cubic millimeter in size, this camera is right at the size limit that the […]

RE-35 | Digital cartridges for analog 35-mm cameras

This features a pull out system for your old 35 mm camera, turning it into a digital one. It has a USB connection for copying the pictures and recharging. Unfortunately, it looks like it’s not real, but an April Fools joke. Everyone who sees it wishes it was a real product though, it’s making huge […]

Celluon evoMouse – laser projected multitouch mousepad

The evoMouse is the evolution of the computer mouse. With the evoMouse, your finger is your pointer and there is no more pushing around a physical mouse. The evoMouse works on nearly any flat surface and requires very little space. It tracks effortlessly to your comfortable and natural movements. With the evoMouse, you can perform […]

Turn your plastic bags into crude oil

A Japanese inventor has found a way to convert plastic grocery bags, bottles and caps into usable petroleum. Plastic bags are, of course, made from petroleum to begin with, but it is not the same kind of petroleum that is used in fuel. In order to turn home waste into home power the machine heats […]

Get inPulse and Hack Your Watch

inPulse is the perfect hacker accessory – a fully programmable Bluetooth SmartWatch. inPulse is totally customizable. Our SDK can get you saying ‘Hello, Watch!’ in 5 minutes! Dive deeper and create your own app running right on top of our embedded OS. Code in C and get control over the OLED display, Bluetooth connection, vibrating […]

Jawbone Era – with 10mm HD speaker, uUSB charger and accellerometer

My current jawbone has a worse speaker than the Jabra and the earpiece holder doesn’t work so well for me. Now they have a new system to hold it in your ear which hopefully works better, but they’ve addressed all the other niggles I had AND added an accellerometer! oh, and you can see the […]

REI Storm Proof Matches

Waterproof, windproof matches burn in heavy rain and even while wet! Match will not go out until chemical has burned out, then stick can be doused in water to completely extinguish the fire Match sticks are 2 3/4 inches long for added safety to keep from burning fingertips via REI Storm Proof Matches at

FPV – fly your own UAV

FPV = first person viewer. These guys put on a headset and fly their UAV’s or drive their cars whilst looking from the vantage of the vehicle. This page tells you about the planes and aircraft and other equipment it recommends. Getting Started in FPV.

Magic Wand – Programmable TV Remote

13 functions, you can program it by pressing your old remote whilst holding it to your wand. ThinkGeek :: Magic Wand – Programmable TV Remote.

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