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Friday, October 29, 2004

Geekzone, mobile forums



By jove, I think they've got it! You can custom chooose the earpiece that fits you best, and custom choose the adapter piece that fits your phone. All in one package!
Geekzone, mobile forums

(((FRIDAY FUNNY)))

This weeks theme is fun with kitties

  • Zero-G Kitty
  • Kitties and tape
  • What is that kitty doing?


    And the grand finalle


    Montage
  • Thursday, October 28, 2004

    Don't forget to vote!

    Bmw Quebec



    Shiny!
    Bmw Quebec

    Motorola car remote



    Now you can control your car from your phone...
    Engadget

    Gizmodo : Delkin 24k Gold CD-R



    With $0.20 of gold in each disc, you can truly own the bling bling
    Gizmodo : Delkin 24k Gold CD-R

    Ancient, Tiny Humans Shed New Light on Evolution

    Tuesday, October 26, 2004

    'Spam King' ordered to disable spyware

    One down, only a couple more to go...

    USATODAY.com - 'Spam King' ordered to disable spyware

    PCWorld.com - Google to Help Microsoft Promote Windows

    I know this is good for Google. But I have a feeling it is not going to be good for us.

    PCWorld.com - Google to Help Microsoft Promote Windows

    2D fabric



    The Russians have created the first ever singl-atom-thick substance. "Graphene". Stable, flexible, and conductive, what more do you need?
    Engadget

    RedStart Design: Subtle Safety



    This is a clever little art piece. It can be worn as a ring, but when unfolded becomes a set of brass knuckles. Probably still won't make it through airport security, but it may give you a little more security walking home.
    RedStart Design: Subtle Safety

    Monday, October 25, 2004

    Man 1, Bank 0

    This is a great story. It is on the long side, so set aside some time, but it will be worth it.

    Man 1, Bank 0

    Overclock your toothbrush

    What more do I need to say?

    G4techTV Videos!

    Finis, Inc. to Release First Waterproof MP3 Player to Use Bone Conduction Technology



    Now you can listen to music underwater. Doesn't sound too novel, until you realize that it uses bone conduction to produce the sound..
    Finis, Inc. to Release First Waterproof MP3 Player to Use Bone Conduction Technology

    Monday Morning News


  • Toshiba TV cries for help
    .: Corvallis Gazette-Times :. Archives
  • Firefox funding drive comes up roses
    Cnet
  • You know, one of the problems with bringing internet technology to cell phones, is you bring internet problems to you cell phone.
    Vulnerability hits Java for cell phones
  • Now this is fuel cell technology I can get behind
    10 hour fuel cell laptop from NEC
  • Friday, October 22, 2004

    Smart Car


    As much as I am into owning a smart car, something about this image makes me a little nervous. But, they are finally on the way to the US.
    Wired 12.10: Hot Wheels

    (((FRIDAY FUNNY)))

  • This one is dirty, so over 18 only please
    Gizmodo : Circuits Discover... Each Other

  • Fun little game
    Freeloader

  • Bush's debate notes
    Debate Notes

  • This is really cool. Comment if you figure it out.
    Magic
  • Flashpoint Drive



    Now you can transfer your files from your flash drive to your other flash drive withour using a computer. Hmmm...to bad it costs $100
    Xmultiple.com

    Thursday, October 21, 2004

    Plustech



    This thing is amazing to watch move. Be sure to check out the videos.
    Welcome to Plustech

    Wednesday, October 20, 2004

    $87,000,000,000.00

    Here is a little perspective on the Bush budget
    $87,000,000,000.00

    Popgadget



    One word...Grapple
    Popgadget

    Samsung SCH-S250



    5.0 megapixel camera phone...sure hope they release it in the US
    Engadget

    Via's X86 robots go on the road

    Akihabara News : toutes les nouveaut�s High-Tech du pays des Sushis



    So, I see two numbers 2.8 and 6.5. I am guessing one is megapixels and one is either focus or f. Which is which?
    Akihabara News : toutes les nouveaut�s High-Tech du pays des Sushis

    gadgetryblog: Claro holographic TV is drop-dead gorgeous



    I may have to get this instead of a projector....maybe
    gadgetryblog: Claro holographic TV is drop-dead gorgeous

    Tuesday, October 19, 2004

    HP unveils paper-thin flexible screen technology - ZDNet UK News



    This is the first step to truely portable computers.
    HP unveils paper-thin flexible screen technology - ZDNet UK News

    Mostly bridge...


    This bridge is half under the water, for ships to pass and then again, it comes out on the other side. Truly a marvelous piece of engineering! This bridge is between Sweden and Denmark ... Picture taken from the side of Sweden.

    USB PC Lock, Gadget Stuff Big Boys Toys, Gifts For Birthday, New Gadgets, Weird Ideas, Men's Toys, Christmas Presents, Gifts For Men, Gifts For Women


    Wirelessly lock down your pc
    USB PC Lock

    Monday, October 18, 2004

    Monday Morning News

  • This is an interesting story that show that we are closer to being able to wipe ones memory than I would have expected.
    Movie Gadget Friday: The Memory Erasing Process from Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - Engadget - www.engadget.com
  • My boss and I had been discussing this as a possible business venture, but as usual, we were beaten to the punch.
    France May Allow Cell Phone Jammers
    Apparantly, the Roman Catholic Church wants in on the action
    Churches Installing Cell Phone Jammers
  • Crunch time for Netflix. Not only has Blockbuster gotten in on the game, here comes Amazon. I guess it's time for a price drop.
    Netflix sees Amazon entering DVD rentals
  • Its nice to see it's not just private citizens anymore
    Almost One in Four Businesses Pirate Software
  • Who wants to take the GLAT?
    Google Aptitude Test
  • Ximeta Combo 160GB 802.11g router - Engadget - www.engadget.com



    This is a very cool looking device, a 802.11g router with a built in 160Gb Harddrive. All it is missing in my mind is a print server.
    Ximeta Combo - www.engadget.com

    AT&T to deploy WiMAX in 2006 | The Register

    Friday, October 15, 2004

    (((Friday Funny)))

    I really can't explain it, but hey, its Friday!!
    195918_dad_s_home_2.swf (application/x-shockwave-flash Object)

    Is that a Media Center PC--or an end table? | CNET News.com


    Let me start by saying I really have no interest in Media Center. Right or wrong (and I may be eating my words later) I just don't care about it. What I do like is the case. I really like the subtlety of it. All me ITX posts and the like, are really just a search for beautiful case.
    Is that a Media Center PC--or an end table? | CNET News.com

    Bill Gates' House

    Bill Gates' House

    news @ nature.com�-�Paralysed man sends e-mail by thought breaking science news headlines



    I will just quote the article... I think it says it all even though it is grammatically incorrect.

    "An pill-sized brain chip has allowed a quadriplegic man to check e-mail and play computer games using his thoughts. The device can tap into a hundred neurons at a time, and is the most sophisticated such implant tested in humans so far."

    news @ nature.com�-�Paralysed man sends e-mail by thought breaking science news headlines

    Silence Air



    I don't know about the looks of it, but the function seems almost unbelievable. Noise blocking bricks that still allow fresh air to come in. Each brick has a passive resonator in it that block everything between 500Hz and 2kHz.
    Silence Air

    Thursday, October 14, 2004

    mVine

    This is a very cool idea. This is a site that will bring musicians and their audiance together. It will require a lot of users, and musicians but, it could be very powerful. At the very least, you will be able to hear lots of new music. It is not up and running yet, but take a look.

    mVine

    Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Not everyone knows about this, so I thought I would share. To show its strength, I choose an article for ya'll to start with.
    Hard disk - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    zoomquilt.nikkki.net

    You have to see it...

    zoomquilt.nikkki.net

    Open Source Region Stuttgart

    For all you non-Linux users, you can now test drive a virtual version. It has pretty good functionality, and will give you a good feel before you plop down all that money for the real thing(?). Did I mention it's in German?

    Open Source Region Stuttgart

    Google Desktop Search Download



    Find those missing files on your computer.
    Google Desktop Search Download

    Newspad -- The Website for Paddington, Bayswater, Hyde Park and Maida Vale



    Hydraulically activated roll up bridge. Very cool
    Newspad -- The Website for Paddington, Bayswater, Hyde Park and Maida Vale

    :: WAZ TEMPE ::



    I am not sure if this is super practical, but hey, its a cool idea...mobile WiFi repeater.

    :: WAZ TEMPE ::

    I'm Talby



    I have been watching this phone for a while, but hadn't realized it might go into production. Well here it is...
    High-Tech du pays des Sushis

    I'm back

    It was a long weekend, and a rough one for my family. But we all have good closure now. So, back to the gadgets!

    Friday, October 08, 2004

    No Friday Funny

    I don't really have anything funny today because my grandfather passed away. I will be gone until next Thursday attending the funeral in California, so you will just have to do with out for a couple of days.

    Article: Vein camera keeps injections on target | New Scientist



    My wife is training to be a doctor, and part of her second year training was phlebotomy - the art of stabbing me with needles. She did a very good job, but I can imagine how this device could help others.

    Article: Vein camera keeps injections on target�| New Scientist

    Master Lock steering wheel lock: Picked by a ballpoint pen



    Looks like those cylander locks weren't as cool as we all had hoped. Say hello to victim #3!
    Master Lock steering wheel lock: Picked by a ballpoint pen - Engadget -

    Let Kids Keep an Eye on Spies!

    Halo Labs

    You probably still won't walk away from it, but it atleast you will be able to tell the story. Halo Labs has developed an airbag for motorcycles. The site is unfinished, but you can check out the video s of the airbags in action.
    Halo Labs _coming soon

    Thursday, October 07, 2004

    PCWorld.com - New Trojan Kills Adware

    Not as sweet as one might think, but atleast they are heading in the right direction.

    PCWorld.com - New Trojan Kills Adware

    How To Cost Microsoft Money

    This is a funny little story about bureaucracy...
    kingstoncomputerplanet.com :: View topic - How To Cost Microsoft Money

    Wednesday, October 06, 2004

    FreeiPods.com - Get a FREE iPod!

    Help me win an iPod
    Seems odd, but I am going for it, and you should too. Use an email address that you would use for spam. I signed up for the blockbuster 2 week free trial, so this will cost me nothing. Click on the link above, and sign up. Once 5 people complete their 'Free Offer', I get an iPod, and same goes for you.
    Wired magazine seems to like it Wired, so the the heck?

    Favorites 2 HTML

    A nifty free little app, that converts your favorites into a DHTML webpage.
    Favorites 2 HTML

    Tuesday, October 05, 2004

    Gravity Monkey



    This is a cool little java app designed for your java phone, or whatever. Install it, tell it where you are, and it will tell you which way the wind is blowing.
    Gravity Monkey

    UAE University, IBM unveil prototype of first car safety device at GITEX 2004 - AME Info Business News

    Lets file this one under "PLEASE GOD NO!!!" A 'Smart Box' that gives you a vocal warning when you exceeding the speed of the street you are on, and after several warnings, will issue you a ticket.
    UAE University, IBM unveil prototype of first car safety device at GITEX 2004 - AME Info Business News

    SBC links e-mail, voice messages, faxes

    SBC has developed an all in one mailbox that includes, voice mail, faxes, and email. It can be accessed from a phone or computer. Using text-to-speech, it will read you email to you. I don't know about the faxes though. Comes with 50Mb's of base storage.

    SBC links e-mail, voice messages, faxes | CNET News.com

    Monday, October 04, 2004

    Les belles plages de St-Martin

    Fun with airplanes!
    Les belles plages de St-Martin

    iBoogie



    I may be late on this party, but any search engine that brings up my blog is okay with me.
    iBoogie - MetaSearch Clustering Engine. Every topic deserves its own first page

    Beyond Microwave Oven



    The microwave scans the barcode on the item that you put into it, sets it self, and starts up.
    Beyond Microwave Oven

    Yahoo! News - Pricey Oil Could Be Boon for European Car



    The car runs on compresssed air, and get about 50 miles range on one tank. Add in a top speed of 70mph, and only four hours recharge time, the only thing you have to worry about is where to hook the thing up!
    Yahoo! News - Pricey Oil Could Be Boon for European Car

    Monday Morning News

  • THEY DID IT!!!!
    X-Prize
  • It is my understanding that the margin in electronics is super low. I guess something has changed, because eveyone seems to want a piece of the action. Enter Best Buy:
    Best Buy initiates a battle of the brands | CNET News.com

  • Who wants $50?
    U.S. offers download of new $50 bill



  • Friday, October 01, 2004

    OneLook Reverse Dictionary

    Could be a cool concept, but I don't know how well it works. I entered "person who takes complaints", and it did return 'ombudsperson', but it was 98th out of 100. Number one was 'mouth'.

    OneLook Reverse Dictionary

    8WD Limo


    Okay, so it's pretty cool that you have a limo that handles like a normal car and all...but this thing just doesn't exude sophistication to me.

    8WD

    zipdecode | ben fry

    I won't post an image, so you will get the full effect of this, just remember to type in the zip code slowly.

    zipdecode | ben fry

    Sanyo to Unveil Prototype Cellular Phone with Built-in Digital TV Tuner



    TV in my phone, golly, like I don't see enough ads every day...
    Sanyo to Unveil Prototype Cellular Phone with Built-in Digital TV Tuner at CEATEC 2004

    (((Friday Funny)))

    In the spirit of the Nobel Peace Prize, I offer the Ig Nobel. Serious scientists doing serious work, for questionable reasons


    Winners of the Ig Nobel Prize

    And a funny little MOV for ya'll

    Ringling School Portfolio