Zune Cracks Under Pressure

October 24, 2007

Looks like one of the PR staff from Microsoft forgot to remove a heavily damaged Zune from their display booth. Like many other show goers, one of the reporters from TheTechZone.com was then afforded a look at what the future might hold for all new Zune owners, and no one from Microsoft paid attention to him.

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Source: Microsoft Zune Phone In the Works

October 24, 2007

“We’ve just received a sound tip that Microsoft is working on its very own phone to be branded under the Zune moniker. Our tipsters inform us that Microsoft execs are in meetings today hammering out details of the device and developing strategies and timescales for its release.”

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Pocket-size solar power

October 24, 2007

People capture only a tiny fraction of the energy the sun produces every day–1/10,000 of its output, according to NASA.

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Will ‘unlocked’ Cell Phones Free Consumers?

October 24, 2007

Handset makers in the U.S. are dabbling in selling phones directly to consumers, but will the model be attractive enough to consumers?

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Expensive Gadgets That Shouldn’t Have Been Made

October 24, 2007

Would you rather spend $310,000 on a brand new home, or the Vertu Signature “Cobra” phone. Yes, they actually made a gemstone encrusted “Cobra” phone. ..

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Top 10 unnecessary, yet cool tech gadgets!

October 24, 2007

The list of products are dynamic in their order by being based around the buzz being generated around them in real-time. Every action taken (viewing, commenting, recommending, blogging) contributes to the buzz for that product.

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A touchscreen you don’t need to touch

October 24, 2007

That’s because it’s a touchscreen you don’t even need to touch, instead relying on sensors to be controlled from up to 6 inches away. Just wave your hand near it and it’ll understand your gesture and translate it into a command. It’s designed for medical use, but it’ll be interesting to see what consumer applications this makes

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Invisible Aircraft Take to the Skies

October 24, 2007

An unmanned drone has been created that is only visible as a vague blur. Fast moving objects, such as a helicopters rotors, are invisible to the naked eye, and this new invention uses this to it’s advantage. The whole craft spins, so that there is no central, slow-moving, visible part.

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Top 20 Weird Gadgets!

October 24, 2007

Let’s take a look at the top 20 weird gadgets (with pictures).

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Cyclone makes your fireplace vertical columns of flame

October 24, 2007

Crazy fireplaces are all the rage these days, apparently. I have to admit that the Cyclone has captured my imagination. Basically, it’s a set of columns that you stick in your house that fill up with tall, dancing flames. It’s like catching lightning in a bottle, but instead of lightning it’s fire, and instead of a bottle it’s a big glass columns.

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