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LG removable acoustic transducers

LG removable acoustic transducers

I've never really been a fan of wireless headsets. It always takes me a second to realize that the man standing next to me in line at the grocery store is actually in the middle of a phone conversation, not the crazed one sided dialog that it seemed. But I'll make a concession for this cool new concept from LG.

High definition images from Japanese lunar explorer

High definition images from Japanese lunar explorer

How many robotic explorers has the US sent into space? I'd say around sixteen, give or take a few.  All we get back are grainy images that look no better than the $15 dollar webcam you can buy at the corner store. Leave it to the Japanese space program to strap a Hi-def camera to their first lunar satellite, and the resulting images are breathtaking.

 

The portable Card Mini Boom Box

The portable Card Mini Boom Box

A bit of nostalgia for your MP3 player. This faux boom box is a bit of a do-it-yourself project. It's shipped as flat cardboard with two speakers and two AA batteries. I can't guarantee that the sound quality will be phenomenal, but it would be a cool desktop speaker system for the cubical.

NEC SP-NA640 sends handwriting to your cell phone

NEC SP-NA640 sends handwriting to your cell phone

The SP-NA640 is an interesting concept. Basically it scans whatever you feed in, turns it in to an image and emails it to a cell phone or computer. It may be quicker than scanning an image on a flatbed scanner, and emailing it yourself. I'm sure there are a hundred other things you could do with the desk space that it would take up.

The People Vs. Comcast

The People Vs. Comcast

Why is Comcast still in business? There are other companies out there that provide better service at better prices. Comcast is a bully of a corporation that regularly ignores FCC mandates, and has been caught in some compromising situations in the last few months.

Nokia N82 looks good on paper

Nokia N82 looks good on paper

Back in the day, Nokia could do no wrong. Everything was candy bar style and nobody knew any better. Those were the good old days of analog. and coincidentally the last time Nokia made a robust phone.

Nintendo warns of Holiday Wii shortages

Nintendo warns of Holiday Wii shortages

If you are expecting a Wii under the tree this holiday season, you may be disappointed to find you got a new sweater instead. Nintendo has announced that their production factories are working at full steam, but it will not be enough to meet the consumer demand.

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