Category: Electronic Gadgets

Jolla Tablet with Unique Sailfish OS Passes $1.5 Million in Crowdsourced Funding

With an original funding goal of $380,000 the Jolla has absolutely smashed it, Hailing from Finland, the tablet is currently sitting at $1,539,000 on the popular crowdfunding site Indiegogo.

This sleek new iPad killer features some pretty punchy specs and an entirely new open source operating system known as Sailfish 2.0. Some highlights of this new backend include a robust level of privacy, stopping any nosey third parties from monitoring your activity. Multitasking has been made ..

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Jolla Tablet with Unique Sailfish OS Passes $1.5 Million in Crowdsourced Funding

| December 7, 2014 |

Solar Power Generator

This handy little generator is powered by the sun and draws it’s power from two or more solar panels. The unit delivers silent back-up electricity for home appliances with zero-emissions.

The solar generator houses a 1250-watt battery, the unit can be fully charged within 20 hours, using direct sunlight. That’s with the two included panels, you can buy the panels separately, and plug-in up to eight at once, which would offer a much quicker charge time and ..

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Solar Power Generator

| July 18, 2012 |

Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

This pocket sized gadget is a scanner which is able to instantly provide the meaning of words, this is accomplished by scanning them with a tiny camera. This box of magic also comes with a built-in speaker, enabling you to hear the correct pronunciation of words.

The portable dictionary scanner is loaded with 500,000 word definitions from the Collins English Dictionary.

It’s also capable of handling translations to and from four popular languages, these include French, Italian, Spanish, ..

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Point and Click Dictionary, Excellent for Travel

| June 28, 2012 |

Build Your Own Nixie Tube Desk Clock with this DIY Kit

If you’re into retro clocks and electronics, this DIY kit should be right up your street. This microprocessor controlled kit is a geeky dream; the time is displayed using the LED’s of the past, known as Nixie tubes.

These tubes are made of glass and contain a gas, usually neon. Inside each tube is a wire mesh anode and ten cathodes, each cathode is a number and they are stacked in a line, when a number ..

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Build Your Own Nixie Tube Desk Clock with this DIY Kit

| May 15, 2012 |

LG Flexible e-Paper Launching This Month

Sometime in April, LG intends to launch an e-book reader that comes with a flexible display. That’s right, a display screen that can actually be bent to 40 degrees. So it’s not quite the same as a newspaper or magazine, but it certainly comes closer than any other e-book reader.

At 6 inches, the display of the EPD (e-paper display) is comparable with the screen size of the Amazon Kindle or Sony Reader. Where the EPD ..

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LG Flexible e-Paper Launching This Month

| April 3, 2012 |

Vibrating 4D cinema seats hit the UK

The trouble with 2D cinema is that you know as you’re watching it that it’s all happening only on the screen. 3D cinema and its special effects all but convinced you that the object was in fact coming out of the screen right at you. It was all you could do to hold your hands to your face to prevent being hit.

But now, even 3D cinema is becoming passé, with 4D cinematic experiences becoming popular. The ..

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Vibrating 4D cinema seats hit the UK

| March 13, 2012 |

USB Gadget Plug Sockets

How many gadgets do you have that require a USB port to plug them into? Most of us have got plenty of them nowadays – probably more than we think we do. And that is why this neat little gadget is bound to sell like hotcakes once people find out that it exists.

The USB gadget plug socket is just that – a plug socket that features four USB ports instead of the usual three pin ..

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USB Gadget Plug Sockets

| March 10, 2012 |