If you’re stealing a car these days, there’s a good chance you’re not bothering to actually pick the locks, but if you are, your job is about to get a little easier. A device called the Electronic Key Impressioner is inserted into a car door and scans the position of the tumblers inside. ..
LCD greeting cards
Forget paper greeting cards. Euri, Inc. is offering up the new Digital Slide Show Card, in partnership with American Greetings. The digital greeting card line is touted as “the world’s first” and it’s basically a digital picture frame with a 2.4-inch LCD that comes to life when the card is opened.
Storage With A Twist
We present the top 10 gizmos and gadgets from the last ten years. (Pics)
Pet rocks are way too old school, but not anymore thanks to ThinkGeek’s new USB Powered Pet Rock. Perfect for the geek on your list with “everything”. The delightfully delicious hardcore geek present will only run you around $10. Does this mean the USB Powered Pet Skipping Rock is just around the corner?
Buying me you feel now like doing !
It seems like Star Wars merchandise never seems to get old, and Yoda is always a popular figure. Next, Tokyo-based Cube Works has announced a mini Yoda figure, which you can plug into your computer. You’ll be able to control the light on the lightsaber as well as Yoda’s cheeks via software installed on your computer. The site does not mention…
We don’t know who will purchase this eavesdropping device and this kit is good as its claim. The Next Room Eavesdropping Device($62) looks a bit like the business end of a stethoscope, but uses an electronic internal sound amplifier to boost the noises coming through a wall, door, window and even steel plates. It includes a set of a set of headphones, built-in rechargeable battery charge via USB, ON/OFF Switch Button with volume Dial.
Would office beans smell be better than office donuts?
Sometimes, when you’re sitting at your desk, all you want are some piping-hot baked beans. Hey, we all know it, why not admit it? That’s why Heinz is working on a USB beans microwave.
No, this isn’t a joke. The Beanzawave-yes, Beanzawave-is billed as the world’s smallest microwave, measuring just 7.4 inches tall by 2.6 inches wide and 5.9 inches deep. It’s perfect for desktop bean cookery, and Heinz is even dabbling in Lithium Ion batteries for on the go beans heating….
Just enough memory to hang ya.
When you are looking for the next special way to “plug in” you may want to check out the new USB necktie and impress that special geek friend you have been looking to one up.
However, don’t get too excited over this classy white USB necktie, since it doesn’t appear to be available for sale…
Moixa Interface Sphere
Whoever thought the future wouldn’t be filled with humming radio-connected spheres is just plain dumb, but Moixa’s mesmerizing Sphere i/o interface device seems to buck the current trend of natural interaction.
Designed by Alberto Villareal — but thought of by millions — this USB body implant isn’t likely to turn up in any Implementers Forum white papers any time soon!