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Category Archives: Gadgets
With the advancement in technology, the size of gadgets is reducing considerably. The nano-breakthroughs have revolutionized the entire world and this time it is an entire operational computer which has been miniaturized. This tiny computer is less than one cubic millimeter in size and is a brain child of a team from the University of Michigan. The most fascinating part is that it is the world’s smallest computer. It has been named as Michigan Micro Mote or M3 and can efficiently perform functions like data storage, wireless communication etc.
I’ve always wanted an easy and fun way of travelling short distances. I am quite sure you too wanted the same. Just for some guys like us, Inventist, a company that makes compact personal transportation vehicles, has unveiled Hovertrax. Hovertrax is a self-balancing, light-weight and small transporter that can carry you around at 6mph for 4 miles on a single charge. It can be used for both indoor as well as outdoor transportation.
It’s is not easy to be parents but technology has at least made the task of managing kids easier. Now you won’t have to worry about your kid’s dirty diapers and increased body temperature. This all will be done by TweePee, an amazing sensor introduced by Huggies Diapers. Though market was already packed with baby monitors of various kinds, some to monitor baby’s breathing movements, some to measure heartbeat and temperature and some to even monitor daily growth of kid’s, but the sensor that tweets you to change your baby’s diaper is all new in the market.
Have you ever heard about a combination of waist belt and gaming? Weird but true. The unique belt that we are talking about lets you play video games on its buckle. Designed by Instructables user “cunning fellow”, the Asteroid Belt is a great blend of style and practicality. The best part is that it could be used as a quick time-waster when you need to kill time. The designer did not give any instructions on how he programmed it as according to him its quiet a job for a layman.
Do you face problem in storing batteries and taking them specially while travelling? If yes, no more worries. Here comes a very sleek and stylish steel flashlight. The Eon-C classic credit card sized flashlight by Iain Sinclair is ultra-thin and has a very finished and refined look. It comes with two LEDs capable of producing a very efficient beam of light which can remain lit for 168 hours in a go.
Fonderie 47 is an organization that produces luxury items and has been formed for the purpose of development of Africa. Peter Thum and John Zapolski, the founders of the organization, raise capital to demolish the use of AK-47’s in Africa. Their latest artefact is an Inversion Principle Tourbillon watch that is made from recycled AK-47 Rifles. The luxury watch is a limited edition creation and is limited to just 20 units.
Adding to the list of bizarre gadgets is a touchscreen photo booth crafted in a suitcase. Yes! Kiosk is a customized photo booth made out of a vintage suitcase. It has got 15 inch touchscreen and a Logitech c920 webcam. The most fascinating part is you can get printout of the photographs there and then. You can also post your photographs on social networking sites using the touchscreen facility.
Who wouldn’t want to go deep down the beauteous “Seven Seas” and explore the fascinating world beneath? Well, if you happen to be some creature that can swim in water for several hours it would be easier. But you cannot. Just to assist you in doing so, a UK store Harrods exhibited an effigy of Spymaster’s Orcasub in Technology Showcase 2.0. Orcasub is a private submarine that can be controlled via a joystick and can go deep down to 2,000 ft.
Simplicity is what you won’t find in any cell phone these days. Every mobile offers a treat for you in one way or the other. But this wasn’t what cell phones were actually meant for. A cell phone was basically meant for calling and texting and meeting these requirements is the world’s cheapest mobile phone by Alcatel. The Alcatel One touch 232 offers 1.5 inch color screen. Though the phone cannot offer modern social networking facilities but it does enable its user to listen to the radio.
Gesture controls have made life easier and freed us from the use of conventional controls. Myo is a similar gesture control armband that works on the same principals. The armband has been created in Thalmic labs and makes use of and motions sensors for its functioning. It tracks gestures based on the movements of your arm or wave of your hand and even slight movement of your finger.