Vodafone has launched a device which boosts reception for cellphones in the homes of British customers. It’s the first time the device, known as a femtocell, has been launched to consumers in Europe. The device (pictured, via bandaancha.eu) works by routing cellphone signals through a home broadband connection. The femtocell, which simply plugs into the […]
Inspired by the garbage compactor scene from Star Wars episode IV, these limited-edition hand-painted bookends are currently available for pre-order at the official Star Wars Shop. Unfortunately, at $189 per pair, they’re not what we could exactly call “cheap” and will mostly be of interest to collectors and hardcore Star Wars fans. Naturally, if you […]
Not long ago I read the results of a study about litte girls and Disney Princess dolls, which pointed out the massive amount of branding involved – i.e., you can wake up in your Disney Princess sheets, brush your teeth with a Disney Princess toothbrush, eat breakfast out of your Disney Princess cereal bowl… and […]
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] This week is a very special one in the Apple calendar. On Wednesday Apple allowed the throngs of current iPhone users to upgrade their devices to firmware version 3.0. This long-awaited software package adds some neat new features to the iPhone but, more importantly, lays down the digital […]
If you’re bored by the impersonal voices of your GPS in-car navigation system, there’s a new product for you. TomTom has released an add-on feature to its systems which will replace the default voices with that of Homer Simpson. The voice doesn’t simply read out directions, but adds extra commentary, with one example being “Take […]
Palm has “politely” asked a website to block users discussing how to use its latest smartphone to provide internet access to a computer. It’s a sign of how cautious the firm is to avoid upsetting Sprint, with which it has an exclusive carrier deal. The Palm Pre launched earlier this week to generally strong reviews. […]
The Divided Salli Saddle Chair is a chair designed with the comfort of your genitals in mind. It features a gap in the middle to take pressure off your sensitive parts. If you’re listening to this at work, please lower the volume of your speakers, as the video contains a few words you wouldn’t want […]
In the following video, long-time electronics inventor John La Grou unveils an ingenious new technology that will smarten up the electrical outlets in our homes, using microprocessors and RFID tags. The invention, Safeplug, promises to prevent deadly accidents like house fires — and to conserve energy.
There’s one thing we have to give Samsung credit for, they really mastered the art of making viral videos this year. Check out the latest one, where a Street Fighter wannabe wrecks a car with his hands alone. [via Newlaunches]
Apple has unveiled the new model iPhone, the 3G S, while announcing that the price of the standard 3G model will be dropped to $99. But for most current owners, upgrading to the new model will be an expensive proposition. There are no major shocks in the specifications and features of the new model: as […]
Yesterday, at the WWDC, a new iPhone was announced: the iPhone 3GS! The new unit features tons of cool new features, including an autofocus camera, video recording, and even voice control. Here’s a 10-minute guided tour that will walk you through all the new features.
Yesterday, as part of Microsoft’s E3 presentation, the company unveiled Project Natal, the much rumored motion controller we’ve told you about a few weeks ago. If you think the Wii and its Wiimote were the next best thing since sliced bread, boy will you be in for a shock when you see how this thing […]