Polaroid Lamp Makes Lighting Instamatic

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Back when dinosaurs walked the earth, Polaroid was an enormous company bringing people what other photography companies couldn't: simple, instant photographs. Pictures were shaken, memories preserved, proto-MySpace photos were taken, and the cameras sold by the millions. Technology marched on,...

Zediva: Streaming New Releases?

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One of the more hilarious attempts by movie studios to keep physical DVD rentals relevant is demanding, and getting, current dominators of the home video field Netflix and Redbox to not feature their new releases for 28 days. That way, the studios think, people who didn't bother to see their...

BYD Comes To America?

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Wait, an Asian automaker is coming to America to establish a foothold in a market that American car makers have largely ignored? What is this? The 1980s? No, it's the twenty-first century, and the carmaker in question is BYD, an automaker that specializes in battery powered vehicles (which...

Cobra iRadar Comes To Android

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For anything you could possibly want on your iPhone, there is an app. This includes eluding those clever radar traps the police have set up to keep you from risking your neck and the neck of others by ripping down the highway five miles an hour faster than the state-mandated speed. But, until...

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Theremin Utensils Are Just Creepy

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Hey, remember the theremin? That creepy instrument that was a staple of bad '50s sci-fi films and occasionally featured on a good rock album? That theremin? Wouldn't it be great to combine that high-pitched sound with the risk of electrocution? Well, it exists thanks to, who else, the...

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The Sidekick Returns?

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Hey, remember when the Sidekick was hot? Man, back around 2002 that phone was absolutely everywhere. Whatever happened to it? Oh, right, Microsoft bought the parent company, which is usually the kiss of death for any hot product, and then Apple finished the homicide by making it irrelevant...

Artega SE Makes Electric Cars Sporty

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Electric cars have, until recently, been a lot like bran cereal. They're good for you, but they can be bland and less than appealing. Just look at the Prius; it looks like an Apple product with wheels. Fortunately, automakers have realized this, and started turning out electric sports cars....

Insight Bulb Has a Brain

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Energy efficient bulbs are always a good idea, but they're also very bland and almost painfully eighties. Also, that straight, narrow design doesn't really fit in areas where we need a lightbulb shaped like...well...a bulb. Fortunately, Solovoyov Design has our back with this brain-shaped...

Pallet Coasters: Robo-Forklift Not Included

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So, you've got a favorite scotch; a robot bartender, or at least an automatic liquor dispenser, for your favorite tipple; a fine set of glasses to pour it into; and you've got a tiny little robot forklift to pick up your drink and carry it to you, all you need are the coasters to go with it....

Sex Wax Skull Speaks For Itself (Not Really)

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It's not what you think, really. With the help of Mr. Zog's Sex Wax, brothers Sean and Benjamin Anderson have created a series of multicolored sculptures constructed entirely of surfing wax. The two bros (or is that "brahs?") are avid surfers and were "very excited to merge an icon of surf culture...

On-Time Clock Always Runs Fast

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Finally, confirmation that other people set clocks ahead to avoid running late. The trick is to fool yourself into perpetual confusion, never quite knowing what time it really is. Fabrica's Tak Cheung has designed a clock whose minute hand is always bent forward by a few minutes. One problem...

Altec Lansing's Expressionist Plus Speakers, With 'Woofer

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Consider yourself blessed if you can't tell the difference between low-end speakers and Bose or Bang & Olufsen, because this sexy Altec Lansing setup will only cost you $100. The Expressionist Plus includes a pair of 2-inch, 4-watt speakers with adjustible bases for directing the sound, plus a...

Find Fresh Food with FarmFresh NYC iPhone App

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Shopping for produce and other fresh foods, especially in New York City, can be a crapshoot, but Thinkenhaus removes some of the guesswork with the FarmFresh NYC iPhone App. The guide points professional and amateur cooks to local farmers markets selling in-season fruit, vegetables, fish and...

Get Ancient With HunterGatherer Apple Cases

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Onlookers may already be impressed with your stable of sexy Apple products, but perhaps its time to replace those bland blacks and grays with something more meaningful. HunterGatherer's InCase products for the iPhone and and 15-inch MacBook Pro are "a purposefully fake version of something...

New Space Suits Help Astronauts in Distress

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The first step in any emergency is to stay calm, but that might not be so easy when you're literally floating out in space. To alleviate this concern, astronauts on the International Space Station tested new Russian-made suits with mini-computers embedded into the life support. In the case of a...

A Little Longer on iPhone 3.0

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Though many are waiting with bated breath for the newest iPhone release, an article by Gadget Lab indicates that it's unlikely the new operating system will be ready for release at next week's World Wide Developers Conference. It appears that the completion of the 3.0 system hinges on a new...

Google Squared Now Live in Beta

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Google Squared has officially entered the picture and is now available to test out. The premise of the search is that it offers a neat and tidy table of results for your search term. The results include a variety of facts and attributes pulled from the web. Essentially, it's an attempt to...

YouTubeXL: Streaming Video for Your TV or Console

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After dropping two bills on that sleek, shiny plasma television, your first instinct probably isn't to see what kind of mindless drivel you've missed out on all afternoon on YouTube. However, once you tire of summer repeats, "celebrity" reality shows and four and half hour baseball games tied at...

Not a Moment Too Soon: Windows 7 Ship Date Announced

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Windows 7 Ship Date - I think we've all been waiting for Windows 7 since that first fateful moment we clicked Enter after typing in the password on a new Vista set-up.  The whole "Mojave" diversion was like bleach in the wounds. Thankfully, we won't have to wait much...