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March 7th, 2011

Sneaker Speakers

Nice Speakers from Alex Nash.


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December 18th, 2010

Google Maps 5.0 for Android

Explore the world in 3D with Google Maps 5.0 for Android. Now, you can tilt, rotate, zoom smoothly, and enter compass mode to orient yourself in the world with Google Maps.

You’ll also get better offline reliability for Maps if you lose your Internet connection. You’ll be able to continue viewing the map around the places you use Maps the most, and Google Maps Navigation (Beta) will automatically reroute you offline.

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December 16th, 2010

New concept watch from Fossil

With Fossil’s new concept watch you able to connect to Blackberry or Android smartphones via Bluetooth to keep you updated on your email inbox, caller ID, Twitter and Facebook updates. Also you can see who is calling you or texting you with your phone in the pocket.


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October 11th, 2010

Google Cars Drive Themselves, in Traffic

The car is a project of Google, which has been working in secret but in plain view on vehicles that can drive themselves, using artificial-intelligence software that can sense anything near the car and mimic the decisions made by a human driver.

Robot drivers react faster than humans, have 360-degree perception and do not get distracted, sleepy or intoxicated, the engineers argue. They speak in terms of lives saved and injuries avoided — more than 37,000 people died in car accidents in the United States in 2008. The engineers say the technology could double the capacity of roads by allowing cars to drive more safely while closer together. Because the robot cars would eventually be less likely to crash, they could be built lighter, reducing fuel consumption. But of course, to be truly safer, the cars must be far more reliable than, say, today’s personal computers, which crash on occasion and are frequently infected.

The Google research program using artificial intelligence to revolutionize the automobile is proof that the company’s ambitions reach beyond the search engine business. The program is also a departure from the mainstream of innovation in Silicon Valley, which has veered toward social networks and Hollywood-style digital media.

During a half-hour drive beginning on Google’s campus 35 miles south of San Francisco last Wednesday, a Prius equipped with a variety of sensors and following a route programmed into the GPS navigation system nimbly accelerated in the entrance lane and merged into fast-moving traffic on Highway 101, the freeway through Silicon Valley.

It drove at the speed limit, which it knew because the limit for every road is included in its database, and left the freeway several exits later. The device atop the car produced a detailed map of the environment


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October 5th, 2010

Sound Speaker System 500 XL

Bigger, better, louder

Sometimes bigger IS really better, especially when it comes to sound.

Designed by  Winnif Pang.

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September 16th, 2010

Apple posts iOS 4.2 beta for iOS

Apple today released a beta version of iOS 4.2 to developers that adds support for AirPrint, its new name for the wireless printing feature unveiled with iOS 4.2 at the start of the month. The feature finds any printers connected to the local Wi-Fi network and, when supported, prints without needing any special setup. The approach also allows for printing from a printer shared from a Mac or Windows computer.

AirPrint will work with any iOS device that already supports iOS 4 and is still slated to arrive in November.


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September 16th, 2010


The biggest winner in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE competition is not an electric car, but a car that weighs less than 1,000 pounds and is powered by an internal combustion engine. The car is known as the Very Light Car #98, and it won the $5 million prize in the “mainstream” category, which required cars to seat four people, run on four wheels and have a driving range of at least 200 miles. It was built by a team known as Edison 2, led by a German-born entrepreneur named Oliver Kuttner and based in Charlottesville, Va.


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September 15th, 2010

Zikmu Parrot speakers by Philippe Starck

These ultra-sleek Zikmu Parrot speakers, designed by Philippe Starck, were unveiled in high-colour for the first time this year. With shades of sorbet lime, arctic white and pearl grey now available alongside classic black.



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