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Tokyoflash Intoxicated breathalyzer watch makes your wrist judgemental

Tokyoflash Intoxicated breathalyzer watch makes your wrist judgemental

Tokyoflash is known for its unusual watches and odd displays that make you feel like you're drunk trying to decipher them, but the Tokyoflash Intoxicated is the first that actually aims to tell you how inebriated you actually are. The culmination of one of the Japanese firm's design concept rounds back in 2011, the new timepiece looks initially like just another obtuse time-telling LCD, but pop open the panel on the side and there's a tube to blow into to test your alcohol levels.

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Goji smart lock snaps mugshots of your visitors

Goji smart lock snaps mugshots of your visitors

The smartphone-connected home security options keep coming, with the Goji smart lock latest to entice us to upgrade our door furniture and hook it up to the cloud. The Goji looks, at first glance, like the August smart lock announced last week, but Goji manages to squeeze in a digital camera to snap photos of whoever comes in and blast them off to the homeowner's phone.

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Forget lattes: Starbucks’ next coffee trend might finally be the Clover

Forget lattes: Starbucks’ next coffee trend might finally be the Clover

Try taking a coffee snob into Starbucks and you might have trouble; that is, unless you're lucky enough to come across a branch with a Clover machine. The one-cup brewer - borrowing principles from a French Press and a vacuum pot, among other preparation methods, and which allows for far greater experimentation with beans, roasts, and strengths - has slowly found its way into a small number of Starbucks locations, a welcome distraction from big pots of Pike Roast and milk-heavy cappuccino. Even with Starbucks' might behind it, though, the Clover has been a relative secret among the coffee cognoscenti, but all that could change in short order with signs of a new, super-auto Clover in development.

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Siva Cycle Atom generates power to keep bicyclists charged up

Siva Cycle Atom generates power to keep bicyclists charged up

My neighborhood is right off of a highway that has nice broad shoulders. That means on any given day you're bound to see anywhere from 5 to 30 or more bicyclists pedaling up and down the hilly, but smooth highway. Many of those bicyclists I see have smartphones attached to the handlebars or to their arms in wearable cases.

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Survey suggests 19% of consumers would buy Apple’s iWatch

Survey suggests 19% of consumers would buy Apple’s iWatch

A recent survey done by ChangeWave Research shows that 19% of consumers would most likely purchase Apple's iWatch when it launches. 5% of consumers are "very likely" to buy the iWatch when it launches, while 14% are "somewhat likely" to purchase it. The survey was conducted from March 4th through March 19th, with over 1,713 North American consumers participating in it.

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Pucs rechargeable ice won’t dilute your drink

Pucs rechargeable ice won’t dilute your drink

People around the world use ice every day to chill drinks of all sorts. It doesn't matter what you're drinking, be it a Dr Pepper, tea, or a glass of 20-year-old single malt, making the drink nice and cold often makes it taste better. The problem for a lot of people is that simply dropping ice cubes into your cup means that drink will soon be diluted if you don't gulp it down quickly.

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Breathometer indiegogo campaign will fund in 48 hours

Breathometer indiegogo campaign will fund in 48 hours

We have talked about the interesting little Breathometer a couple times in the past. This device is the world's first smartphone breathalyzer. The idea is that when people go out to eat and drink with their friends, they can take the Breathometer with them and use it to determine if they've had too much to drink.

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Thanko unveils a new USB-powered air purifier

Thanko unveils a new USB-powered air purifier

It has been several months now since we talked about a bizarre USB-powered product from Thanko. Last time out it was a hairbrush that automatically misted your hair with water as you brush. The new product from the purveyor of strange gadgets this time is a USB-powered UV Air Purifier.

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Keyport Slide 2.0 launches on Kickstarter

Keyport Slide 2.0 launches on Kickstarter

The Keyport Slide is not a new product. In fact, we have been talking about this little key consolidating gadget for years. But as of today we are seeing details of the follow up, appropriately dubbed the Keyport Slide 2.0. Except instead of a regular launch being done on the Keyport website, the company has chosen to do this as a Kickstarter project. The project still has 29 days remaining and is showing an expected delivery date of May 2013.

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Dyson teases new product trio with fancy new motor

Dyson teases new product trio with fancy new motor

British brand Dyson has sucked in the home and blown in public bathrooms, but now the design darling is teasing a mysterious new trio of products for launch in February. Official info on the new products is in very short supply, but according to a launch invite sent to Australian site Current, they'll be the culmination of seven years of development on a new digital motor.

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Next Apple TV isn’t smaller but has a few hardware changes

Next Apple TV isn’t smaller but has a few hardware changes

A couple days ago, we mentioned that some scuttlebutt suggested that a new and smaller version of the Apple TV had crossed the FCC. More details on the new version of the Apple TV have surfaced that show no size change is planned for the new version of the device. While dimensions are remaining the same, there are reportedly some internal changes being made.

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Inrete Automatica in-vehicle smart USB device now shipping

Inrete Automatica in-vehicle smart USB device now shipping

Back in December of 2012, we mentioned an interesting new automatic USB device designed to get all your favorite audio content into your vehicle called Automatica. At the time, the device was up for pre-order and if you were intrigued by the automatic USB gadget that automatically syncs all your favorite audio content to your car the device is now shipping. The gadget is available right now for $99.

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