Gadgets

Digital watch packs micro-generator for power

Digital watch packs micro-generator for power

If you are a watch geek, this one will get your watch lust up I reckon. What you see here is an interesting digital watch that has a little generator inside that powers the watch by the motion of your arms. This self-powered style watch has been around for a long time in the mechanical watch world where the motion of your arms keeps the watch wound up and working.

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Solar Cookup200 cooks gets its power from the yellow sun

Solar Cookup200 cooks gets its power from the yellow sun

If you ever find yourself stranded in the wilds packed with a bunch of mirrors, wood, and some chicken that needs burning we have the outdoor cooking tool for you. This thing you see is called the solar Cookup200. It looks like some sort of satellite frying doohickey. It’s actually a device for focusing the sun light that hits it to cook up food.

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LG to show off new Roboking VR6180VMC robotic vacuum with cameras and smartphone control at IFA 2011

LG to show off new Roboking VR6180VMC robotic vacuum with cameras and smartphone control at IFA 2011

LG will show off a cool new robotic vacuum cleaner at IFA 2011 called the Roboking VR680VMNC. It remains me more than a little of the Toshiba robot vacuum that I talked about a few days ago. The LG offering has three cameras and a host of sensors that help it to navigate your home and clean things up. The coolest thing is that the LG Roboking vacuum can be controlled remotely.

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Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler is a summer must have gadget

Tie Knot Water Balloon Filler is a summer must have gadget

It's HOT in Texas in the summer. I mean really hot. Fat hairy dudes are banned from walking in the grass during droughts out of fear the friction might start a forest fire. That means that many people end up doing something with water to keep cool. My kids always want to have a water balloon war. The problem is neither of them can fill their balloons.

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Tokyoflash Right Angle LCD Watch with USB memory is much easier to read than you think

Tokyoflash Right Angle LCD Watch with USB memory is much easier to read than you think

The watches at Tokyoflash are always really cool looking but they are often very hard to read. The latest watch to come for the purveyor or strange timepieces is called the Right Angle LCD Watch Design with USB Memory. The watch has a tall face with a LCD screen and a metal band. The left side has a USB port to connect to your computer for storing files to your watch.

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The Daily Slash : July 14th, 2011

The Daily Slash : July 14th, 2011

Welcome to everyone's favorite tech and gadget roundup: The Daily Slash! Today I should first mention that we've got a team-mate daily roundup going on over at our sister site Android Community where the aptly named Android Community Daily News Round-Up is on point for everything you need to know in the Android world. Beyond that, it's all about Spotify today, and you'd best believe that. It's the biggest thing in music today, and only the next 24 hours will tell whether or not it'll survive tomorrow. For now though, we've got some premium accounts rolling and we're not stopping the beats for months!

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What Do You Get A Dad That Has Everything?

What Do You Get A Dad That Has Everything?

It’s Father’s Day and I wish dads out there a wonderful day with your sons and daughters. I never understood my father’s love as well as the sacrifices he made until the arrival of my daughter, Allison, a little over a year ago. That being said, it’s nice having one day out of year where dads all over the world are being shown how much they’re appreciated. Giving presents or a Father’s Day card is the norm and presents can range from a drawing to an expensive flatscreen TV.

(photo credit: Daniel Lim)

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Bounty Hunter Karabiner Doubles as Knife and Key Ring

Bounty Hunter Karabiner Doubles as Knife and Key Ring

Nothing makes a statement like having a key ring that is bigger than the keys. Well the Karabiner from Bounty Hunter does one better, it comes with its own knife. Always looking for manly gadgets, this one got our attention. Not all gadgets can be useful and potentially dangerous at the same time. This one has the best of both worlds. The Karabiner’s knife is in its back, or rather inside the metal body.

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