Phillip’s announces 21:9 LCD with no US plans…US weeps

Just look at that beaut!  That my friends is a TV.  The TV above is Phillips’ new 56″ 21:9 LCD.  Whats cool is that it is almost the exact same as movie theaters’ 2:39:1 ratio.  Theater are already starting to drool…I can tell.  Best close your mouth though and get a tissue because Phillips as absolutely no plans, I repeat no plans to bring this to the States.  Hopefully, with Phillips breaking the ice, othe manufacturers will f ollow.  The…

Cheap 100,000 hour lightbulb…Soon!

Old incandescent light bulbs use a ton of energy.  The problem with that is that most of that energy is a wasted by product of heat.  Very little of the energy incandescent light bulbs use actually puts out light.  Sure we have compact fluorescents but those still don’t last as long these new bulbs developed by a Cambridge University research group.  The new LED lightbulb has a life of 100,000 hours, or 60 years!  The goodness doesn’t stop there….

Colorsonic coceptual MP3 player gives your tunes colors

  Ever wish you could choose what type of music you’re listening to based on color or your emotional state?  If you answered yes, Rhea Jeong’s conceptual Colorsonic MP3 player might be just the player for you.  Lacking frivilous things such as an actual display, the Colorsonic instead uses different colored sections on its body.  You can organize music based on color.  For instance, lovey dovey songs go to red, happy songs to yellow, murderous songs to…

Turn radio waves into power!

RF power harvesting was shown at CES this year by several companies.  What is RP power harvesting?  It is the act of setting up an antenna pointing it at a radio tower of some sort and sucking electricity right out of the air!  Cool!  Intel researchers in Seattle did the little experiment above and were able to power a digital thermometer (about the equivelant of a AAA) off of electricity they pulled straight from the air with their antenna pointed toward a TV tower. …

Road sign hackery…(How to)

In crawling the internet I came across a very interesting (though probably illegal) how-to on how to hack the road signs and make them display whatever you want to say.  Cool…Until you get arrested.  So, continue on at your own risk to learn the quick and easy way to spread your message to the world. Hacking a road sign is actually  much easier than you think.  Usually electronics are covered with a small lock, however they are usually unlocked.  Upon opening…

Teach the tot how to email, get them a “Baby Blackberry”

In what is sure to infuriate some pyscho anti-tech invasion group out there, Leap Frog has announced a toddlerized “email device” that will allow them to learn how to type on such devices without mommy and daddy  having to worry who and what little jimmy is sending.  This baby beast has a full QWERTY keyboard and large screen so little Jimmy can send pretend text messages to the onscreen puppy, “Spot”.  Don’t worry parents there is some…

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