Delta Electronics have announced their first full-HD 1080p DLP projector using LEDs. The technology apparently allows them a broader color gamut, together with a longer lifespan than traditional bulbs: the LED unit is rated for 20,000 hours use. It's one of the first commercial systems to use PhlatLight rather than metal halide bulbs.
Emtec brought their Gdium netbook along to play at IFA 2008, albeit in the form of a non-functional prototype. As you can see in the picture (click here for full-size) they're persisting with their GKey USB dongle - the white block central under the touchpad - which contains both user data and the OS and system files. Otherwise it's the usual array of ports and an unusual choice of processor: a 900Mhz 64-bit Loongson 2F made by by STMicroelectronics.
Sony has confirmed that it plans to continue to provide free network services for Playstation owners. Playstation has said that they are looking at "how we can provide a service without people having to pay." Advertising has been suggested as one possible way for the company to fund content without charging users.
Nintendo has started introducing the new music instruments that will be used in Wii Music, one musical instrument at a time. The company has started a promotion called "Today's Musical instrument" where the upload a new video each day featuring an instrument to be used in the game.
Could an electric car that actually, you know, looks nice, be on the way? The Chevy Volt certainly does seem to possess a decent looking body, and though the spy shots don't give a good idea of the car's performance, it gives me hope.
There are all sorts of alarm clocks out there meant to wake you up with loud buzzers or what have you, but never have I seen one that interacts with other devices to thoroughly ensure you get out of bed. The Room Tech Beingz Alarm Clock makes all the sounds but the Mood Lamp (on the right) will also get involved if you fail to get up.
If you're big into Star Wars collectibles, this is a must-have! Well, if you can afford it, that is. This R2D2 compact refrigerator was made back in 2002 as a promotion for Attack of the Clones in Japanese 7-11 stores, but its price tag may make it more inaccessible than its low production count does.
If you love the latest gadgets, these earphones are suited for you. And though people concerned with superb sound quality might not benefit here, interesting tech lovers will be satisfied.