Archive for August, 2007

Vestax S-1 is Guitar-Shaped Turntable for DJs

Vestax S-1 is Guitar-Shaped Turntable for DJs

So maybe you were never all that good at playing and actual instrument or maybe you can’t put a decent lyric together even if you life depended on it, but you can DJ like Kid Capri. Well Vestax is trying to help you “Party like a Rock Star” with their new S-1 turntable.

Yes it looks like a high tech guitar, but if you notice, there are literally no strings attached. No, instead they rigged it up with a turntable and most of the mixing equipment you would find at a bare-bones DJ booth. How long you’ll be able to rock out is dependent on the skip-proof CD/MP3 player.

Miles Automotive All-Electric Four-Door Sedan

Miles Automotive All-Electric Four-Door Sedan

Miles Automotive, the company that makes a decent collection of more affordable all electric cars is finally bringing you one that you can take on the highway. Come 2008 they are releasing a 4-door sedan with an 80MPH top speed.

The car also has an estimated range of 120 or more miles and a mere 6 hour charge time. The car also has Bluetooth and GPS. And in case you were wondering, everything is all power, windows, door locks, etc.

Samsung Electronics Drops Two New MP3 Players, YP-P2 and YP-T10

Samsung Electronics Drops Two New MP3 Players, YP-P2 and YP-T10

Both are quite attractive and come in different colors. And they are bother feathery light, and quite thin. The YP-P2 weighs in at 3 ounces and the YP-T10 weighs in at half that. The dimensions of the YP-P2 are 3.9x2.1x0.4 inches while the YP-T10 is 3.8x1.6x0.3 inches.

They are both minimalist in design, only showing what is necessary to get the job done, but don’t let the minimalist exterior shy you away from the feature packed interior. Not only is the battery life for the YP-P2 and YP-T10 35 and 30 hours respectively when playing music, but they both feature Bluetooth. That feature can be put to use in some cars, a few home audio solutions, and several headsets supporting the A2DP profile.

Samsung YP-P2 Widescreen Portable Video and MP3 Player

Samsung YP-P2 Widescreen Portable Video and MP3 Player

Samsung introduced a new Bluetooth-enabled video and MP3 player today. The YP-P2 sports touch screen GUI and a 3-inch widescreen display. The YP-P2 is a gizmo with many functions including video, music, photos, voice recording, FM radio and text, as well as portable file storage.

Team from USC develops new holographic technology

Team from USC develops new holographic technology

True 3D holographic displays are something that one would have thought we would have by now. After all, the idea has been around in sci-fi for years, and it seems like it would be fairly simple to do. However, the creation of such a device that is practical for use has proven to be quite difficult to make.

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DIY – Mod your own portable cellphone jammer

DIY – Mod your own portable cellphone jammer

Don't you just hate it when you go to the movies and someone's phone goes off? Even if they don't answer it and chat away for fifteen minutes of your movie, it still just killed the atmosphere. If you've ever wanted to ensure your movie-going experience remains undisturbed, you might want to check this out.