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July 23, 2006 - July 29, 2006 Archives

  • July 28, 2006
    Not sure what's going on with Dell lately, but not only has their customer service and support gone to hell, but now their computers are exploding on a regular basis.... / Continue →
  • July 27, 2006
    “Kotarou” — developed at the University of Tokyo — stands 133cm tall and weighs approx. 44-pounds. What sets this robot apart from others is that it actually responds to human touch — grasping of the hand, etc. It features multiple processors and an external power sou... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2006
    What do you get when you mix the biggest logos in the world with some Web 2.0 designers? A bunch of rainbow colored gradients, that's what. I tried doing the same thing with my house but the home owner's association sent me an angry worded letter. Those stupid bastards just don... / Continue →
  • July 25, 2006
    Sick of your boring old note pad? Then order some of these Morph pads, which are custom built depending on the number of sheets you want. Although I don't see how you could bring yourself to actually use one. It'd be like using the back of a Picasso to take down some notes. Onl... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2006
    Some people who enjoy driving fast have developed a device to blur license plates at the flick of a switch. It was originally produced for participants of the cross country race Bullrun, but is perfect for anybody who just really hates obeying the law. Like bank robbers. And pi... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2006
    Researchers at Akishima Laboratories (Mitsui Zosen), working in conjunction with professor Shigeru Naito of Osaka University, have developed a device that uses waves to draw text and pictures on the surface of water. The device consists of 50 water wave generators encircling a cy... / Continue →
  • July 24, 2006
    Monopoly board game players can now pay for properties with debit cards. Game makers Parker have phased out the standard multi-coloured cash in a new version. Players will instead use a Visa mock debit card to keep track of how much they win or lose. It is inserted into an electr... / Continue →