Monthly Archives: May 2010

Awesome May 26, 2010 posted by

AMS Litvin 6×6 ATV – we Russians laugh at your puny Hummer buggy

Ha, so you think your baby buggy Hummer is tough? Try an AMS Litvin 6×6 VIP passenger carrier. Designed to operate in -50 degrees of temperature (up to +45), amphibious, snow, wetlands, 4 mpg, 45 km/h max speed on a road (3km/h on water) and carrying 12 people. From the same family as the wonderous Kamchatka. Harsh.    ATV designed to carry cargo and people in all climatic zones in an ambient temperature of -40 ° C to +45 ° C and…

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cool tech May 26, 2010 posted by

Aigo Patriot G6 Wee Cellphone lets you play Wii games on notebook

Aigo Wee sports cellphone (also known as the Patriot G6) features a gravity sensor acceleration device and can recognize various 360 degree movements which are transferred via the built-in Bluetooth modem to a desktop or notebook wirelessly as part of your game. In this way, the phone replaces a standard wireless game controller nicely. The mobile phone itself is a standard dual SIM and dual standby phone, although players cannot use it as a mobile phone while playing Wii games…

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Aigo Patriot G6 Wee Cellphone lets you play Wii games on notebook
cool tech May 25, 2010 posted by

Eyenimal – the pet’s eye digital camera

The Eyenimal digital pet camera hangs around the neck of your dog or cat and captures VGA resolution colour video at 29 frames a second for around 2 and a half hours per charge. It features 8GB storage and can transfer video to your Mac, Windows or Linux computer via the USB port. Priced at €99.10 plus shipping.    Can this camera be harmful to my pet? This video camera can by no means be harmful to your pet. Once in…

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Gadgets May 25, 2010 posted by

Pro Studio Case – the portable photo bling factory

This Pro Studio Case is an all-in-one folding photographic studio, complete with backdrops and lighting. Just unfold the kit, insert suitable object to be photographed and make like a real professional snapper. Multiple colour back-papers and a carrying case are included in the price. Creative ability is not. Priced from $119.00 upwards depending on size.  All-in-One Professional Photo Studio Shooting Case…Built-in White Color Light source: Color Temperature 5400K (Voltage:220V) – 3 Size Models: Small, Medium, Large – 7 pieces Different Colors Background…

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Eco Friendly May 25, 2010 posted by

Grove Bamboo iPhone Case – the smug gift for your trendy friends

Now this I want, the warm cosy feeling of having an environmentally luscious Grove Bamboo iPhone Case protecting my resource hungry entertainment centre…sorry…cell phone. Seriously, even the product packaging can be upcycled to a picture frame instead of forwarded to a landfill. You can also upload your own artwork and have it engraved on the back to show off your individuality when you’ve finished posing with your new Walmart purchase. $99.00.  How will my case wear over time? You can expect the case to wear…

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Bookmark This! May 25, 2010 posted by

Asterisk Key – freeware reveals hidden passwords beneath the asterisks.

Asterisk Key is a freeware program which reveals the hidden passwords beneath the asterisks on a web page or in an application. This makes it one of those small utilities that have to go into your toolbox for that special rainy day when you’re tearing your hair out trying to remember a password for a different computer. Oh yes. Download and live free my children.    Uncovers hidden passwords on password dialog boxes and web pages * State of the…

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Bookmark This! May 25, 2010 posted by

Need to Meet – super simple way to set up and agree a meeting time

Need to Meet is a new online meeting scheduler which is designed to make is super simple for multiple people to set up and agree a meeting. It’s not a new idea of course, Doodle, Tungle and WhenisGood are also in the same space, but the UI of this newcomer seems nicer to use. Much nicer. Setting up a meeting is literally a 40 second task, and you get a  map of the location and email links for invitees all thrown…

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Bookmark This! May 25, 2010 posted by

NoDevice.com – free Windows driver downloads

Need a Windows driver urgently? NoDevice.com offers over 70000 files covering Windows drivers, DLL files and product manuals. Everything is freely downloadable without signup, but watch out for a sneaky Ask Toolbar install which happens if you run the auto installer which comes with the driver. Tsk, very naughty.   We have a massive collection of drivers from all the major manufacturers that includes a vast number of Printer Drivers , Scanner Drivers, Video Drivers (Graphics Cards) and Sound Card Drivers. We…

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cool tech May 25, 2010 posted by

i-dong – Play table tennis in your living room

The i-dong table tennis uses optical tracking technology to capture player’s all movement accurately. Players can do all kinds of shots such as backhand topspin, backspin serves, backspin chop, etc. Thus i-dong ping-pong can simulate a real table tennis match very accurately. The E-fitness device accurately captures players’ position and movement through the tracking identifier on the TV.   Because of this players will find it difficult to cheat the machine. If a player has no confidence he can choose stand-alone practice mode at…

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i-dong – Play table tennis in your living room
Bookmark This! May 25, 2010 posted by

Moon Zoo – Help NASA search the moon, one crater at a time

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is fast becoming another one of these way-to-successful projects, with NASA swamped by the huge amounts of data it’s sending back. To help, they’re going Mechanical Turk and farming out the identification work to humans via the Moon Zoo site. To help just create an account and start perusing images of the lunar surface; you can identify craters, lava flows and even the odd bit of lunar lander. Sounds like a fun way to while away…

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Moon Zoo – Help NASA search the moon, one crater at a time
Gadgets May 25, 2010 posted by

Handheld GPS Navigator and Mobile Phone – Car GPS with anywhere internet

I’m willing to bet most of us have phones with built-in GPS, but how about a GPS unit with a built-in phone? This Handheld GPS Navigator and Mobile Phone is a 4.3″ touchscreen GPS unit running Windows CE, you just need to add your own GPS software. It also has a SIM card slot (GSM 900MHz, 1800MHz, 1900MHz) which allows you to make calls and send text messages, and of course it has Bluetooth. You can also surf via GPRS…

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Handheld GPS Navigator and Mobile Phone – Car GPS with anywhere internet
Gadgets May 24, 2010 posted by

Snow Cone Machine – brain freeze on demand

This Snow Cone Machine shaves ice into thin thin slivers and dispenses the slushy mess into a paper cup along with a reassuring dollop of icky syrup. Result? A cold, sweet, brain freezing beverage fit for any hyperactive connoisseur of refined razzmatazz. Remember folks, the sugar you put into ’em usually doesn’t make them sweeter, just larger. $39.95.  This is the tabletop machine that makes carnival-worthy, frosty-sweet snow cones at home. The machine’s two-blade auger automatically shaves thin slivers of…

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Gadgets May 24, 2010 posted by

Blob & Flow – little light gizmos react to your loving touch

Blob & Flow are two little light gizmos from the Mathmos lava lamp people, which react to your touch to ‘keep you company’ as you work on your computer. They’re calling them light pets. We’re calling them strange blinky things. £35.00.  Touch your light pet anywhere on its shiny metal body and it’s expressive eyes will interact with you. Wake your light pet up, make it wink, induce a moment of madness or make it sleep. Blue eyed Blob and…

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Awesome May 24, 2010 posted by

Speedstar 3000 – new ultra fast thermal inkjet printer really screams

This Speedstar 3000 thermal inkjet printer is based on Memjet technology and can output 18 metres of colour labels every 60 seconds, at 1600 DPI resolution! It’s roll fed, and comes with an on-board computer and 250 ml fast replace ink cartridges. Take a look at the video if you want to see the future of high speed colour printing. No idea as to the price right now.   Tags: memjet, speedstar+3000, printer

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