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No, That Isn’t A Window. It’s A Huge Screen

“In ten years, window panes will double as lighting and display screens, giving personality to buildings…” That’s what Samsung believes, at least. (The Korea Herald) We like to cram technology into everything we have. So let’s make our windows act as giant LED screens and lights, shall we? Reduced manufacturing cost Having windows that double [...]

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“It’s Just A Mirage…” New Cloaking Device

Potter fans, you may soon get your own invisibility cloak. In science time, “soon” means “in this millennium.” Trekkies, we may have beat the Romulans to it. A team at the University of Texas at Dallas invented a cloaking device. Check it out: The science behind it: Mirages There are several different ways to attempt [...]

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The iPhone In Two Years: A Short Wishlist

Apple sold 4 million iPhones over the weekend. The 4S is my first smartphone, and I’m loving it. Though I am totally satisfied with the 4S, there are a few things that I’m looking forward to in the next iPhone I get in two years. Faster, thinner, lighter Naturally, the iPhone of 2013 will be [...]

This Simple Gadget Uses Physics And Promises Not To Spill Your Drink

I LOVE little products from ThinkGeek. I follow their new products watching for a good excuse to spend some money. Even if they’re low-tech gadgets, they’re still gadgets to me. We love our coffee and TeaEarlGreyHot and caffeinated hot chocolate, but if we had a nickel for every time we’ve spilled hot beverage on ourselves, [...]

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How Close Are We To Wireless Electricity?

Actually, wireless electricity debuted at TED over two years ago. WiTricity CEO Eric Giler demonstrated a magic device that wirelessly powered a TV and some smartphones: Though the idea of wireless electricity has been around since Tesla, things are finally getting started. WiTricity, manufacturer IHI, and Mitshubishi motors are getting together to make wireless chargers for electric [...]

The Newest and Most Innovative Tablet – (via Dwight Schrute)

Do you watch the Office? Because for a tech geek, and gadget lover, this is one of the best scenes in the history of the series. On Thursday night’s episode of the NBC show The Office, viewers got a surprise laugh when character Dwight Schrute introduced us to Dunder Mifflin-Sabre’s new tablet, The Pyramid. So [...]

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Why Smartphone Users Should Care About NFC

What is NFC? NFC stands for “Near Field Communication”. A device with an NFC chip shares data by tapping the device on a sensor. The sensor can read an NFC device up to 10 centimeters away. It’s been around for a while, but many of people still don’t know what it is and what it [...]

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The BEST Geek His and Hers Gift!

My wife is always looking for awesome His and Hers gifts to give our friends for their weddings. Commonly it ends up being something cliche. Whether you’ve seen these cufflinks or not, you have to admit one thing: they’d make a great His and Hers gift for a geeky couple. Open Source iJewelry… iCufflinks I [...]

A little yellow robot can dance, touch, and perform charity work.

KeepOn was made to help people with autism therapy. It’s a cute little yellow robot that dances to music and responds to interaction. The yellow blob-like My Keepon is a small stationary robot that reacts to touch and music. It’s been tickling audiences over the web for years, but in a month from now, you’ll [...]

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Android and Zune Users: Got iPhone Dock incompatability Woes?

Okay, you know the deal. You own and Android phone or even an iPod shuffle, and you live in an iPhone world. It seems, that no matter where you go – hotels, cars, your mother’s kitchen, and any high quality speaker set – you find a 30-pin dock connector. I once saw a fridge with [...]

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