Snapkeys seem to be the holy grail of keyboardless devices

March 29, 2011 § 1 Comment

Snapkeys technology turns virtual keyboards invisible

Snapkeys Virtual Keyboard

I was so amazed by this technology that I had to write about it on my blog. After seeing it briefly on an article that came in my feed reader, it fixed itself into my brain and wouldn’t let go. I’ve spent so much time trying to find an ergonomic keyboard that can be used with one hand or allow typing when jogging or « Read the rest of this entry »


World’s Cheapest Laptop [update Aug 11 2010][Update Sept 17 2010: shameful again]

August 5, 2010 § Leave a comment

India surpises with $35 tablet

India surpises with $35 tablet

[update at the end of the article and more photos]

India’s Human Resource Development Minister, Kapil Sibal, has recently unveiled a $35 tablet with specs including 2GB of memory, Wi-Fi connectivity, Flash and Pdf support, and, reportedly, powered by “linux”.

I have covered India’s ambitious plans to put OLPC’s $100 wannabe laptop to shame and their first failed attempt. But this time they proved it right. The $35 tablet could go even cheaper with mass production ($20 or even the initial plan of $10). With a touch « Read the rest of this entry »

Put Christmas LED Lights to good use all year round

February 17, 2010 § 2 Comments

Christmas Led Lights StringIsn’t it a little inefficient to use one expensive (or more) Christmas Led String only for a few weeks around the winter holidays? And then toss it somewhere in the balcony or a winter-dedicated storage? Not good. Not even environmentally friendly. « Read the rest of this entry »

Green Phones from Sony Ericsson unleashed: The Elm and the Hazel

December 16, 2009 § 3 Comments

Sony Ericsson Green Phones

Sony Ericsson Green Phones

Heelo green souls out there, i have a big news for you. Green phones don’t have to be boring, low on specs and glare and Sony Ercsson wants to prove that by throwing in the game 2 phones with GreenHeart™ credentials and nice features like 5MP cameras, social networking, noice cancelling bluetooth headphones and media players. This seems like an obvious step toward eco-friendly phones, « Read the rest of this entry »

No Battery Remote Controls open new era of slick devices

November 20, 2009 § Leave a comment

Battery-Less Remote Control Prototype by NEC is powered by vibrations

Battery-Less Remote Control Prototype by NEC is powered by vibrations

Finally someone thought of powering remote controls with vibrations produced by pressing on buttons. That means no more ” Honey the remote battery needs to be replaced!!” or repeated pressing for changing the channel when the battery dries out.

Another good thing that comes out of this is that there will be less toxic waste in the land fills, something that battery manufacturers won’t be very happy about. « Read the rest of this entry »

Spagetti Measure keeps you fit

September 10, 2009 § Leave a comment

Spagetti Measure

Spagetti Measure

JosephJoseph’s spagetti measure is an easy way for the always on the run guy. Measure for one up to four and put them to the boil.

This way you won’t have to get out of shape only because you can’t visually measure it properly. And « Read the rest of this entry »

solar-powered gadgets, the next big thing in GREEN devices?

April 21, 2009 § 1 Comment

Solar Phones

AU (KDDI) Green Road Project and Sharp are going to present in june a Waterproof, Solar Powered Mobile Phone, targeted to the Japanese market.

Check it out in the UPDATED article.

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