Samsung Unveils New Smartphone Powered by Own OS

Feb 17, 2010
The tech giant Samsung has recently presented its new smartphone running on the company's own operating system called Bada. The "super-AMOLED" GT-S8500, also called the Wave, was unveiled at the 2010 Mobile World Congress.

The phone allows accessing the Web HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access) at 3.6M bps or 802.11n. Besides, you can customize different home screens as you like thanks to the interface that is based on TouchWiz 3.0.
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The Eye Smartphone With Transparent Screen

Feb 17, 2010
Cyrene Quiamco is the author of this concept phone called the "Eye." The device makes it possible for its user to see the world via its screen.

The phone has a transparent LCD screen, which not only looks nice, but also allows you to watch movies, view pictures and run the audio player wherever you are. In addition, the device boasts a GPS system.
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Casio Unveils Solar Powered G-Shock Watches

Feb 17, 2010
Casio, the famous watchmaker that managed to come up with the most durable timepiece in the world, has recently presented its new wristwatch that is meant to mark the 40th anniversary of the Earth Day.

The company decided to make watches from their famous G-Shock series more eco-friendly. Casio's solar-powered wristwatches are available in three different designs. Each model will include a solar panel in the front.
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Asus Unveils New Netbook with Multitouch Display and Swivel-Screen

Feb 16, 2010
Recently Asus unveiled its new multitouch display netbook called the Eee PC PC T101MT and presented the list of its technical specifications.

The device boasts a 1,024 x 600 resolution 10.1-inch multitouch display, 2GB of DDR2 RAM, 160GB or 320GB HDD. Its heart is the Atom N450 processor, but probably the most impressive feature (besides the multitouch display) is the swivel-screen.
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HAN.DI Camera With Detachable Remote Control

Feb 15, 2010
The HAN.DI Camera, designed by Zo Woo Geun, can be attached to your palm or wrist like a bracelet and allows you to take pictures of yourself using a detachable remote.

It is a nice alternative for traditional cameras that are sometimes difficult to manage when taking pictures of yourself.
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Polaroid Movie Camera - a Mix of Classic and Modern Tech

Feb 15, 2010
The Movie Polaroid Camera was designed by Kim Hyun Joong, who though about a device that would display movies on a flexible screen with built-in touchscreen technology.

The designer's concept represents a mix of analogue Polaroid film and digital touch technology. In addition, the gadget incorporates a movie printer that instantly "prints" the scene as soon as the user filmed it.
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Device that Allows Tasting a Dish Before Cooking It

Feb 12, 2010
Designer Calvin Chen is the author of the Teaser, which represents a pioneering concept that was designed with the goal of cutting the level of food waste by making it possible for a person to taste a recipe prior to cooking it.

The gadget includes a touchscreen display and a printing system that emits edible flavor strip.
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Fair Energy Clock Allows You to Cut Phantom Energy Consumption

Feb 12, 2010
You should know that when your gadgets are plug in but you don't use them, they still consume energy. One of the solutions to the problem could be this Fair Energy Clock that represents one of the entries to this year's Greener gadgets competition.

The device is able to cut off the power consumed by your gadgets when they are plugged in.
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Panasonic Unveils Toughbook H1 Field - A Tablet for Tough Conditions

Feb 11, 2010
Recently Panasonic unveiled its new tablet PC, which, however, is anything but usual. The Toughbook H1 Field is a tablet that can be used in harsh conditions.

The device targets maintenance workers, medics and marines. The new tablet from Panasonic has IP65 and MIL-STD-810G certification and boasts a 6-foot drop rating.
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World's First Sound System Developed for Pets

Feb 11, 2010
A company called Pet Acoustics developed a device that manages the level of the music you listen to so that it won't harm your pet's hearing.

The new device is called "My Pet Speaker" and it represents a unidirectional speaker that features a 4-inch driver along with a cone reflector that expands sounds waves 360 degrees.
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Futuristic eVouse Concept Computer Mouse with Pen Sensor

Feb 10, 2010
Meet eVouse, which claims to be an innovative laptop mouse that not only boasts a nice futuristic design but has some interesting functions that will ease your computing.

You can use the V-shaped device, designed by Marcial Ahsayane, not only as a computer mouse but as a pen sensor for certain design works as well.
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Alarm Clock that Runs Exclusively on Solar Energy

Feb 10, 2010
An increasing number of designers come up with numerous projects that make use of renewable energy, be it solar, wind, wave or all three.

One of the representatives of the "green tech" trend is the industrial designer Kubik Petr who is the author of this interesting alarm clock concept. The Alarm Clock resembles planet Earth and runs exclusively on solar power.
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Amusity - Table that Allows You to Play Music and Videos on It

Feb 10, 2010
Amusity was designed by Idan Arbel, who says that his work represents a tangible user interface coffee table that can include your entire music collection.

Besides listening to the music, the user can also watch videos, access information on the artist, album etc. By making use of necessary information you can control the flow of the music tracks.
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Lounge Chair Workstation - for Those Who Spend Hours Facing the Monitor

Feb 09, 2010
Everyone knows that sitting in front of a computer for a quite long time could lead to physical problems and can get you mentally tired as well.

To solve this issue, designer Yuji Fujimura decided to create an ergonomic workplace that would provide comfort for your body during long hours in front of your machine.
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WaveTower - Dock that Harnesses Water to Power Your iPod

Feb 03, 2010
Surely there are lots of trendy iPod docks but none of them harnesses green energy like the dock you see here.

This dock was designed by Stefanie Koehler, who though about creating a device that would suit not only those hungry for originally but the eco-conscious people as well.
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Gadgets of the Future: Black Hole Cell Phone Designed for 2020

Feb 02, 2010
Technology is developing at an enormous speed and you never know what's next to come, say, for example, in 2020. But there are people who can visualize what the future would look like and what devices we might get soon.

One of those who like to contemplate about the future of technology is French designer Josselin Zaïgouche who decided to design this incredible gadget, dubbed Apple Black Hole (and it's not because it will such Apple down if it hits the market). The name was probably inspired by the numerous applications one can find in Apple's device (such as iPhone and iPad).
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Meet Printstik PS905ME - the Smallest Printer in the World

Feb 02, 2010
This is a mobile printer and it is eco-friendly, leaving no carbon footprint. A company called PlanOn Systems Solutions has recently presented this device that you can easily connect to a laptop or smartphone.

You can use the device to print virtually anywhere. Printstik PS905ME is powered by lithium-ion polymer rechargeable batteries and what is really impressive is that it doesn't need ink cartridges due to the fact that it makes use of thermal printing technology to make monochrome pictures.
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Symbio - Cordless Phone that Can Be Used as Internet Radio

Jan 29, 2010
This device is called Symbio and it was designed by Elium Studio for Thomson. The gadget represents a cordless phone which, when connected via VoIP telephony, turns into an Internet radio, allowing you to surf through the regional, national and international radio stations.
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AirMouse - Futuristic Computer Mouse that Attaches to Your Fingers and Wrist

Jan 28, 2010
Today you can choose from a wide range of computer mice that boast futuristic designs and lots of new features. Recently an incredible computer mouse was presented by a Canadian company called Deanmark Ltd.

Its new invention is called AirMouse and the name comes from the device's ability to work while attached to the user's hand, without the necessity to roll it on the desktop.
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HoverCam - New-generation Scanner

Jan 27, 2010
Pathway Innovations and Technologies, a tech company with headquarters in California, has recently presented the HoverCam, an all-in-one scanner that can take a snapshot of a document in less than a second.

In addition, the USB-powered device occupies less desktop space and can be used to perform scanning, faxing and emailing, as well as archiving and managing files faster and more accurate.
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