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Never forget that all important cord with the flipSYNC USB keychain

By - June 24, 2010 3 Pictures
One definition of the word frustrating is realizing you don’t have the right cord for the right job when you need it most - whether it be for an iPod, iPhone or one of the multitude of mobile devices that connect via USB. Presenting a simple yet effective solution to that particular problem is the Scosche flipSYNC, a keychain USB and sync cable about the size of a car alarm remote control. Read More
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Sony Ericsson's new Xperia 8 smartphone gets official launch

By - June 22, 2010 7 Pictures
A new member of the Xperia smartphone family has just been announced by Sony Ericsson. The Xperia X8 is said to take the best features from the X10 and the Mini's, but will be introduced at a wallet-friendly price point. Amongst the Android-running smartphone's ease-of-use features are a one-touch application launch menu, a combined social networking timeline, and a camera with direct upload to Facebook. Read More
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Violight UV cell phone sanitizer

By - June 22, 2010 3 Pictures
We've seen UV sanitizing solutions for keyboards, but what about your germ-ridden mobile phone? Violight, a company that specializes in toothbrush sanitizers, is set to release what's billed as the "first ever UV cell phone sanitizer." The process is simple – place your smartphone, PDA, MP3 player, Blutooth headset or earbuds in, pop the lid on and in five minutes you can keep rolling with a lot fewer germs in tow. Read More
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At last! An affordable, portable, pocket-sized Personal Fuel Cell

By - June 15, 2010 5 Pictures
Today is a day that you will probably tell your grandchildren about – the day they released the first affordable, pocket-sized fuel cell for personal usage. As with flying cars, personal jet packs and a usable voice recognition computer interface, the promise of a safe, affordable, personal power plant was entering the realm of perpetual vaporware. Now it's finally here! Whatsmore, at US$100, the Horizon MiniPak might well prove to be the “disruptive” technology the press release claims it to be. By producing electricity from hydrogen at the point of use and offering effectively unlimited run-time for personal electronics, it will almost certainly be the public's first experience of the coming Hydrogen Economy. Read More
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Portable foldable document camera provides an alternative to scanners

By - June 9, 2010 5 Pictures
If you find yourself going to meetings, presentations or trade shows a lot then DocExpress from Taiwan's New Image could just help ease the burden of carrying away reams of paper handouts. Instead of lugging all that paper around, pop the document, photograph or even real object under the high speed, portable document camera solution and zap a digitized version instead. The solution can even be used to project, copy, fax, email or record images or video. Read More
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Thermoelectric boots charge your mobile phone

By - June 8, 2010 3 Pictures
European Telco Orange is showing off an interesting phone charging prototype – a set of Wellington Boots with a ‘power generating sole’ that converts heat from your feet into electrical power to charge your battery-powered handhelds. You'll need to walk for twelve hours in your “Orange Power Wellies” to get an hour of battery life but we still think it's remarkable that such significant amounts of energy can be harvested from normal human activity. In order to decrease the length of time you need to charge your phone, try dancing or running, because the hotter your feet get, the more energy you produce. Read More
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Holomagic iPhone flash Photography Case

By - June 8, 2010 11 Pictures
The new iPhone 4 finally has an LED flash but that hasn't stopped a bunch of manufacturers such as Quirky and Snapturelabs creating accessories for prior models. We saw another ripping contender at Computex last week in the form of the Holomagic which puts out an intense light from an LED from a battery case with plenty (285 mAh) of battery life and a choice of leather or plastic protective cases too. Read More
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