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 […]
By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Most of the issues that I’ve had with the iPhone involved altercations with the carrier, AT&T, but my opinion of the device increased a little today when I discovered an unexpected perk: it’s more durable than I thought. The iPhone below survived being run over by my father’s Chevy […]
Sony has mistakenly unveiled the new edition of its handheld console, the PSP Go. The biggest change is that the UMD drive has gone, leaving a considerably smaller and lighter console. The Go (pictured via Eurogamer.net) isn’t expected to get an official airing until tomorrow at the E3 video games conference. However, a video detailing […]
Available in red and turquoise or black and white, these D battery-shaped salt and pepper shakers were designed by Antrepo Design Industry, a Turkish design and creative communications agency. Unfortunately, the shakers are not yet for sale, but Antrepo is currently looking for a partner to manufacture them. [Via Dvice]
A few days ago, we announced that Microsoft will soon be releasing a new version of their portable media player: The Zune HD. Now, here’s a first look of the device, which, compared to the iPod Touch, apparently has a way better looking screen and more efficient UI. Check it out: [Via Gizmodo]
By Jimmy Rogers (@me) Contributing Writer, [GAS] It’s that time of year again! The sun is shining, the frogs are croaking, and the Apples are slowly ripening. Not the kind that you eat, but the kind with which you listen to music! On June 8th, Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will return to San Francisco and […]
Microsoft has launched the new edition of its Zune music player. It will clearly be the best Zune yet, but that doesn’t necessarily mean many people will need, or even want, to buy one. The supposed big selling point is given away in the name: the Zune HD. Yep, you can now get crystal-clear high-resolution […]
Apple’s iPhone app vetting has taken another knock with one product removed to avoid a lawsuit and another accepted after initially being banned for spurious reasons. The changes come as bloggers note that iPhone app developers have the chance to outperform Google – but at the same time stand little chance of making much cash. […]