Monday, March 31, 2008

NASA's Lunar Chariot Test Under NYT Earthling

NASA's Lunar Chariot, which costs a reported $2 million to build, has just been tested by the NYT. The top speed of 15 mph may not set tarmac on fire, but it sure as hell can burn a truckload of astro stuff, all with it's six-wheeled wackiness trailing closely behind. The front driving "turret" houses the primary control; a joystick for steering, as well as various cameras and sensors, the feedback of which is relayed to the onboard screen. John Schwartz, the NYT reporter sent out to run the test, didn't get to drive the buggy itself, but he was offered the passenger's seat / stand, and here's what he made of it.

• It navigated seemingly challenging terrain with relative ease, even if the ride was not so smooth for the passenger.
• The motion of the vehicle was a little disconcerting, as it didn't move in a conventional manner; climbing, sliding and dropping in an apparent erratic manner.
• The six wheels could be controlled independently to navigate really, really challenging space spots.
• The suspension is souped up to the galactic brim; the chassis can be raised a whopping, 28-inches in height.
• It's freaking mahoosive, weighing in at 4,500 pounds it is far too large to make it to the moon in its current state.
• The Lunar Chariot is using commercial parts—a cheap webcam and Earth-car grade tires that would never make the final draft, and neither would they survive out in the big old vacuum.

So, the Chariot is a long way off being the cruiser of choice for space travelers. Nevertheless, the test proves it is bad-ass; we're thinking we could use one right here on Earth. Now, to raise that $2 million purchase fee, as well as a ten-man design crew. Hmm, it's back to our crapmobile, me thinks.

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Solar Panel Paint

Forget old-news solar-power shingles: a team from Swansea in the UK have found a way of creating solar "panel" paint. A by-product of their research into degrading paint on steel surfaces, their invention is applied in layers to steel cladding, and converts a gentle 5% of inbound solar energy to electricity. Sounds like not much, until you multiply it up over the surface area of a building.

It seems like a great eco-friendly idea, especially when you consider project leader Dave Worsley's figures: if just one manufacturer made all their steel cladding energy-producing, it would have the same generator capacity as 50 wind farms.

Admittedly it's more "paint your warehouse" than "paint your home", since few of us have steel walls or roofs on our abode, but it's still pretty nifty. The technology in the Swansea Solar Paint project is apparently easily scalable, so it may only be a matter of time until it's being cranked out by the square yard, saving the environment and generating the 1.21 gigawatts of power needed to send you Back to the Fut— ... well, you get the point.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

XCOR Lynx: Small Space Craft

A two-seater spaceship smaller than a private jet that will take people up for a 25-minute space flight, is being launched in Mojave today. According to the Lynx Mark 1's makers, Xcor Aerospace, the spacecraft is expected to be at the test-flight stage by 2010. The two-seater craft has room for one passenger besides the pilot and will be, I guess, one way for a wealthy passenger to discover just how lonely it is 38 miles above the earth.

Monday, March 24, 2008

AirWalk EdgePoint System

AirWalk EdgePoint is a communications device which connects a mobile phone signal to an IP network (the internet). This type of device is handy for low quality mobile phone signal areas. It works by creating a small network which can reach around 250 feet radius and connects your mobile through the internet to your phone provider. EdgePoint operates in a licensed spectrum and simply plugs in to your DSL or broadband connection.

The AirWalk measures 7×7x2 inches and once plugged in, it just works. The EdgePoint allows you to extend 3G wireless CDMA signals in to any home or office on the border of a mobile network.


  • Plug-and-play installation
  • Ethernet backhaul
  • Single band 800/1900 MHz
  • 20-200mW output power
  • 1xRTT and/or 1xEV-DO Rev. A
  • Automatic configuration
  • 2G and 3G handset compatibility
  • AC power supply
  • Sunday, March 23, 2008

    iPhone SDK

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    Tooth brush Holder

    “It seems quite apt placing your toothbrush in a tooth, so here it is the Tooth Toothbrush holder. A kitsch bathroom accessory that will stand out from all other toothbrush holders. Made from white ceramic this toothbrush holder looks the part and a far better option than putting your toothbrush in a mug or your average boring pot.”

    Saturday, March 22, 2008

    Sony's Alpha A900

    Sony's Alpha A900 practically blew us away when we first had an opportunity to grope it, which was way back during PMA '08 in January. Well, it looks like the Sony lads are again showing off their 25MP full-frame pro sensor toting DSLR, but this time at the Photo Imaging Expo in Japan. you can also find more info related to Sony's Alpha A900 write now this article on various search engine ranking

    Friday, March 21, 2008

    InnovaTek Microreactor which Coverts Liquid fuel into Hydrogen

    A new development from InnovaTek offers potential freedom from high oil prices and hope for the future of biodiesel fuel-cells. They are currently testing a hand-sized microreactor that can convert nearly any liquid fuel into hydrogen—and while you are pondering that little nugget of information consider this: the microreactor units can be linked together. InnovaTek has already developed linked systems capable of producing anywhere from 1 to 160 gallons of hydrogen per minute, meaning that it is possible to generate hydrogen on-board in fuel-cell powered vehicles. The device itself weighs less than one pound and it can "convert (or reform) a continuous stream of hydrogen from fuels like gasoline, diesel, vegetable oil, biodiesel, propane, natural gas, even the glycerol byproduct from biodiesel manufacturing" using an "array of microchannels containing patented catalytic sites." There are still major obstacles to overcome (the fact that there is no renewable source of energy to produce hydrogen being chief among them), but InnovaTek still plans on using the $500,000 they secured from a deal with Chevron to aid them in their plans to commercially license the microreactors by 2009.

    Thursday, March 20, 2008

    Chinese Phone ZJ268 Having 666 days of standby

    After making 1 year stand-by phone solomobi returns with yet another dubious discovery from China. How does 666 days of standby tickle your noxious, soul-eating fancy? This dual-SIM, GSM900 / DCS1800 candybar with 3.0-inch display is said to achieve that milestone with the help of a 32,800mAh "super battery." Yours now for $128 and the blood of one fetal goat. We've got the phone on order and will get back to you in 616 665 666 two years with the results... right. Picture of the 87 x 51 x 10-mm / 0.12-kg lithium battery and the devil's own credit card after the break. Check the product here: Solomobi

    Wednesday, March 19, 2008

    10 Futuristic Concept Phones Designs

    1 . Nokia 888 Communicator

    Nokia definitely has the most interesting concept phones. Nokia 888 Communicator is a striking futuristic concept phone. The phone, which uses liquid batteries, speech recognition, flexible touchscreen and touch-sensitive body cover,is designed by Tamer Nakisci and won the Nokia Design Award

    2 . Nokia Aeon

    Nokia Aeon was presented by Nokia on their website in the Research & Development section. What is so great about this phone is that it looks like it will actually go into production next February. Of course, its just a rumor, but still, makes us hope to actually see it someday in the GSM shop. All we know about it for now is that its a touchscreen phone and it looks fantastic.

    3 . Sky "Sleak n Slim"

    "Sleek & Slim" from SKY is another concept based on touchscreen technology. The phone has a discretely glowing touchpad, hideaway keys and generally utterly-fashionable minimalist design.

    4 . Benq-Siemes "Snaked"

    Benq designers thought of women too and presented Snaked. This is a "reptile" looking phone, creepy somehow, but still is very cool. The Snaked is a fashion phone for sport loving women, because it also has body monitoring sensors to help the ladies keep those fine shapes.

    5 . What You See is What You Get Concept
    One thing is for sure about this concept phoneĆ¢€¦they could've named it shorter. Designed by Pei-Hua Hang, the phone's name comes from the fact that this concept no longer uses an LCD as viewfinder for the digital camera, instead it uses a transparent frame. And of course, interaction is made through a touchscreen

    6 . Retroxis By Dark Label

    If most phones presented here will never be sold in store for sure, the Retroxis concept phone from Dark Label looks kinda human, and makes us hope we'll be able to get one of these one day. Designed by Lim Sze Tat the phone is encased in high polished polycarbonate renowned for its lightweight and toughness and has an invisible OLED display that silently hides away when inactive.

    7 . Benq-Siemens "The Blackbox"

    lack Box designed by Benq-Siemens uses a touch screen as its keypad and, depending on the functions you are using, the touch screen changes the control layout immediately.

    8 . NEC Tag

    Somehow similar to the Snaked concept, the NEC Tag is a flexible phone concept that can be , for example, hung from a belt or wrapped around the user's arm. Interesting is that the phone has shape-memorizing material and sensors that allows the phone to change its shape according to the mode.

    9 . TripleWatch

    Though the idea of a cellphone watch is not so new, the TripleWatch designed by Manon Maneenawa has an interesting triple flip technique that allows the user to transform the watch into a normal cellphone. When used as a wrist watch, the phone has a speaker button that allows the user to answer the phone and hang up while driving.

    10 . Asus Aura

    Tuesday, March 18, 2008

    World's Slimmest Samsung 8MP mobile phone

    Good news for those who rely on their cellphones for their photo- taking needs; Samsung has just unveiled the world's slimmest 8MP CMOS, which measures a diminutive, 28mm × 15.3mm × 8.5mm. The semiconductor was designed specifically for cellphones, and it will push handsets beyond their current 5MP restraints. However, that's not the only good news. The new module, which is 10% more compact than current solutions, will have an ISO 1600 sensitivity, anti-shake capability, face detection technology, 1-cm macro and an automated shoot mode that is activated by silly, smiling faces. We're guessing the technology for the smile shutter is what we have seen previously in some of the Cybershot range. All in all, it's great news for high end photography on your cellphone and as the advanced CMOS sensors will go into mass production in Q3/4 this year, we won't have to wait too long either.

    Monday, March 17, 2008

    Mototrola Concept Phone With 2 Cameras

    What better thing to bring you on a Sunday afternoon than a concept cellphone that looks like it was dreamed-up on a lazy Sunday afternoon: a cellphone with two cameras. No, not your usual one on the front/one on the back. Looking like Wall-e has crashed through your phone, this one has two on the back, with two flashes. The design page has the word "STEREO" writ in letters large under the image, so we're going to guess the twin cams are for making stereo images. You know, that faux-3D effect that is surprisingly cool. Shame the rest of Lysandre Follet's phone design is so meh.

    Sunday, March 16, 2008

    Whirlpool Concept: "Green Kitchen" Turning Waste In To Fuel

    This whole "turning waste into fuel" idea has certainly gained a lot of traction lately, and it seems that Whirlpool is next in line to show off a concept that could purportedly hack down your energy bill (and give Mother Earth some love, too). Simply hailed as the green kitchen, this futuristic area would reportedly enable "60-percent of the water and heat generated from [kitchen gizmos to be] diverted to fuel other appliances." For instance, the heat created from the refrigerator compressor could be used to heat water for the dishwasher, and while it's hard to say how accurate it is, word on the street pegs energy savings from using said concept at around 24-percent. The real question, however, is will it come equipped with an integrated LCD TV?

    Saturday, March 15, 2008

    Wholesale Sunglasses

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    Intel's first mobile quad-core processor

    Chinese-language site HKEPC is reporting that Intel's first mobile quad-core processor will be the 45nm Penryn-based Core 2 Extreme QX9300. The chip will clock speeds of 2.53 GHz, have 12 MB of L2 Cache and 1066 MHz FSB. The QX9300, however, won't be part of the Q2 Centrino 2 launch because it is a 45W processor and current motherboards are designed for 35W chips.

    Friday, March 14, 2008

    Car Shock Key

    Give this special key to someone who wants to borrow your car and then just watch when he/she press the button of the car key, which will give him/her a harmless electric shock that will make him scream and jump! Very funny.

    Plastic Surgery

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    Monday, March 10, 2008

    Phillips Pronto TSU 9600: wi-fi enabled remote control

    The Phillips Pronto TSU 9600 touchscreen control panel is a wi-fi enabled remote control that lets you direct everything from one central location–your home theater system, music libraries, cable TV, even your lighting if you have an automation system installed. This is a must-own for anybody who ever considered (or actually purchased) theater-style seating for a home screening room; the cinephile’s lust for movie theater-like control of the environment is definitley fufilled with the Pronto.

    Luxury Watches

    Everyone’s wants luxury watches and people who having patek phillipe watches I think they are very choosy in expensive luxury watches because patek philippe is the only company who built watches with high price range and very few people can afford it but this company deserving this range because if you looked their watch you known the price automatically! Some people collect vintage watches and over the years, it has become a popular hobby. Did you know that some watch enthusiasts and collectors are willing to pay a lot of money just to get their hands on their favorite watches. Just like in 1999, there was a patek Philippe pocket watch that was sold for huge amount of $11 million. My, the person who bought it must have really no where else to spend his/her money. I know the watch might be precious but to spend $11 million for a watch is like a bit too much. Anyways if you are looking to own a luxury check the great website of who provides a wide range of luxury watches.

    Build Your Own Aircraft

    This aircraft is a DIY kit which you build your self. It is named Velocity and is classified as an “experimental aircraft”. The Velocity can carry 70 gallons of fuel, carry 4 people (depending on weight and fuel load) as well as luggage. If you are light weight passengers then you could stay aloft for 5+ hours with a range of close to 1000 nm.The Velocity features gull-wing doors and comes in a full assembly kit which can be built in a standard 2 car garage. Velocity say it takes around 1200 hours to completely build although you can opt for their own building service which can see it built in about 800 hours.The cost of the cheapest Velocity is $31,950 which isn’t a bad price at all to get your hands on a nice project.

    Trip To Jamaica

    From a very long time my girlfriend and me planning and deciding upon a wonderful visit and we agree fro Jamaica yes if personally speaking Jamaica is a destination which attracts me from a very longer time and I really wants to go there for fun. I like Jamaica also because I m a very adventurous person who likes scuba diving even my girlfriend is also interested in out door activities. Jamaican beaches is place for my girlfriend & me that we wants to visits. An all inclusive jamaica will be our first choice, and with super-inclusive vacation, we can enjoy the best dining and beaches, all provided land and water sports and many more. These all inclusive resorts also provide us with airport transfers, water sports, land sports and activities and all meals. Sounds like a great deal huh? We don’t have to worry about anything including tipping which are not permitted. So if we are going to buy the all inclusive jamaica package, and one thing more we will be staying in hedonism resort which are located at beautiful Negril beach, at this resort the massage is very famous among tourists so if you are also planning you vacation there don’t forget to take the massage.

    Sunday, March 9, 2008

    world's 1st positive energy Structure: Masdar HQ in Abu Dhabi

    The Masdar HQ in Abu Dhabi has big ambitions; the site is planned to be the world's first positive energy building, meaning it will create more energy than it consumes.

    The project is expected to cost $300 million, and it will form an impressive center piece to Masdar City, which will be a $22 billion development stretching out beyond Abu Dhabi. The Masdar HQ is the very vision of a greener future. In fact, a roof pier will be the first part of the building to be hoisted into place, which will be covered in solar panels that will generate energy for its own construction. The complete structure will encompass some 1.3 million square feet, and we think the term "intelligent design" should now be redefined to accommodate the Masdar HQ's structural plans.

    Thursday, March 6, 2008

    Roboswift: The Spy Bird

    The RoboSwift, built by researchers at the Delft University of Technology, is among the first flying machines with a "morphing" wing sweep. As you'll see in the video below, its wings reduce in surface area when pulled back to limit drag, the way the wings of actual fast-flying swifts do. Unlike the real birds, however, the RoboSwift is designed to spy on you.

    Inside its small body (20" wingspan), there's a low-resolution wireless camera. The idea, already thought to be a good one by Dutch police, is that RoboSwift can be used to surreptitiously hover over crime scenes or football riots. People below, if they did look up, would only to see a soaring, swooping bird of no consequence.

    The dudes from Delft are so proud of their little 3-oz. beast, they reckon they can even use it to observe other birds without being noticed—they just have to find a way to fold up that propeller once RoboSwift is aloft. Stashing that long-ass antenna on the end of the tail might help too.

    Chance to Win a Nintendo® Wii

    Who don’t having Nintendo® Wii™ I know this offer which I present here are interested to those, yes today I see a great offer form charter company which are famous provider of-cable, phone, internet etc shall start a competition where you have a chance to win Nintendo® Wii™ the winner will receives all the accessories with wii like Nintendo Wii Console, Wii Stand, 5 Sports games ( Boxing, Baseball, Tennis, Golf and bowling), 1 Remote Controller, 1 Nunchuk Controller, 1 Sensor Bar, 1 Wii AC Adapter, 1 Wii AV Cable. So Click Here for a Chance to Win a Nintendo® Wii™! Further more you also have a chance to win charter High-Speed® Internet for Life but its subjects to availability in your area.
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    Wednesday, March 5, 2008

    Protective Car Capsule Bubble for your Car

    The CarCapsule is a clear vinyl bubble that seals your car or motorcycle away from the elements and keeps it looking fresh and new. Dust, dirt, moisture and insects are locked out, but a built-in fan circulates filtered air within the bubble to eliminate that musty, damp smell that can ruin your stored car. Available in seven sizes.

    Online Casino

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    Tuesday, March 4, 2008

    Sony to launch PSP AV Cradle in Japan

    Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ) has announced to launch a Cradle for the new slim and light PSP in Japan. Sony had released this slimmer and lighter version of PSP last year. It is 33 percent lighter than the old PSP model.
    The new Cradle will enable gamers to enjoy various entertainment content such as movies, videos etc on their PSP.
    SCEJ will make two different packs available in the market. The Only Cradle bundle will include a cradle and remote control. While the Cradle and D Terminal AV cable will come along with D Terminal AV cable that will allow users to enjoy PSP’s high quality entertainment content on TV.
    The Cradle only bundle will be available in the Japanese market at 4,800 yen while the Cradle and D Terminal AV Cable will be available at the price of 6,500 yen.
    Both the PSP Cradle bundles are expected to hit Japanese stores on April 24th, 2008.

    Easy Payday Loans

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    Monday, March 3, 2008

    Smokeless Ash Tray Purifies Air

    smokeless ash tray purifies the air and eliminates odors. Ionic technology contains and eliminates secondhand smoke to keep the air healthy, clean and fresh. Smoke is broken down into minute, negatively charged particles which are then captured by the positively charged stainless steel lining of the dome. Quiet operation with built-in night light. Includes glass ashtray and adaptor.

    Sunday, March 2, 2008

    Wholesale Sunglasses

    Whenever you see my photo albums you can check one common thins in all the snaps that is sunglasses, this is the thing which I never forget when I go to tour, college, disco etc. if I deeply say I like to buy stylish sunglasses because they define the personality and look as well of a person in some different manner and good sunglasses also very protective for your precious eye’s sunglasses protect our eyes from Sun’s brightest light and their ultra violet rays, and you check any person who wears sunglasses as a routine I bet their eyes is more healthy than other. But finding good sunglasses for the precious eyes is also a very difficult task and this task is more difficult when you seeking for stylish discounted sunglasses.
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    March 14: iPhone’s next destination is Ireland

    After capturing the US, UK, Germany and France markets, iPhone’s next destination is Ireland. O2 will be the network operator to carry the iPhones there.
    O2 has confirmed that it will start selling the iPhones in Ireland from March 14. The 8GB iPhone can be bought at €399 while the 16GB model will be available at €499. O2 is all set to launch the revolutionary device and has announced new tariff plans.
    The €45, €65, and €100 per month tariffs are the newly launched plans for welcoming the iPhone. However users have a restriction on data download at a maximum of 1GB. Excess downloading will be charged 2cents per MB.
    It was a little surprising for experts to see the iPhone in Ireland before Australia. However law researchers based in Queensland said that it would be illegal to launch the iPhone in Australia.
    Researchers say that Apple has a tendency to sign exclusive deals with one carrier and that might cause legal trouble for the iPhone-maker in Australia. However as of now there is no word from Apple regarding the iPhone’s launch in the smallest continent.
    As of now, the Irish seem to be luckier to have the iPhones in their stores.