Category Archives: gadgets

Rube Goldberg


Rube Goldberg made virtual devices, here brought to you as real devices by the ultimate virtual device mechanism, the internets:

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Apple iPad Launches Today. Lowest priced model only $499


The new iPad tablet computer from Apple launched today and I’m going to try to summarize the reviews as they come in – which frankly is a better indication of the quality of the device than if I had one … Continue reading

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Press Release Primer for CES Exhibitors


The 2011 CES Party List will be live soon at Technology Report As we gear up to cover the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next week over at Technology Report my email box is simply flooded with PR pitches … Continue reading

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Brain enhancement through technology – just say YES!


Over at Read Write Web, The most excellent Marshall Kirkpatrick was suggesting and continues to think that connecting our brains to the internet – things like Internet Brain Implants – are a bad idea. As much as I don’t like to … Continue reading

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Mattel Mind Flex – Theta Wave Game Controller


Mattel Mind Flex – Theta Wave Game Controller Originally uploaded by JoeDuck Mattel Mind Flex was one of the most remarkable devices at CES 2009.  Simpler but coneptually similar to the Emotiv headset expected to be out soon,  Mattel’s device … Continue reading

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CNN Holographic Reporting Debut: Cool


Kudos to CNN for using holographic imagery for the first time in TV reporting. 35 high definition cameras surround Jessica Yellin in a tent in Chicago at the massive Obama rally as she is beamed live to the CNN situation … Continue reading

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ASUS eeePC 901


The EeePC 901 from ASUS looks very impressive based on the specs.   I’ve been using the original eeePC for several months and my two main concerns have been keyboard size (which I’ve become used to) and screen size (still a … Continue reading

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Google Phone Coming … Today


The widely anticipated debut of the Google Smart Phone is today.   The phone will be made my HTC, sold by TMobile, and run by Android the open source operating system.    Offering free email service to all subscribers, It appears Google and Tmobile are going after the … Continue reading

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Google Phone Coming Next Month


The Android Guys are reporting on the design of the Google Phone from T Mobile and it’s looking pretty impressive.  They also link to a spec sheet showing the phone will have a sizeable screen, pull out keyboard, 3 megapixel … Continue reading

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240k Kindles with books on the wall, 240k Kindles with books


OK, so now TechCrunch is reporting that their secret source informs them that Amazon has sold  240k Kindles in less than a year.   That would be pretty good though it does not lead me to retract my May suggestion … Continue reading

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