Category Archives: GADGETS

Gadgets cover wide and varied areas including accessories, imaging, audio and visual and the likes.

Crystograph bling up iPad 2 to your liking for just $10k

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(image credit: Crystograph) Crystograph iPad 2 Blooming Gold Edition | US$10,000.00 | www.crystograph.com

is it just me that feels that today gadgets are over-blinged? even if it is, it didn’t stop the folks at Crystograph from going ahead and bling up the latest Apple iPad 2. the latest to join the ultimate in luxury gadget is the iPad 2 Blooming Gold Edition. what set this Blooming Gold Edition apart from the rest is its 10,000 fine Swarovski crystals in five different shades, which includes Crystal, Silver shade, Golden shadow, Light Colorado Topaz, and Jet Hermatite. tired of the boring shiny silver crystal look? well, this is for you – if you have $10,000 to spare. Continue reading Crystograph bling up iPad 2 to your liking for just $10k

Novint XIO will make you sweat it out when gaming

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above: the setup that will make you sweat out during your FPS gaming
i am not sure if all first person shooter (FPS) fans will be rejoice over the Self Contained Virtual Reality Gaming and Training System. developed by Novint, this system is dubbed the XIO is a gaming/simulation rig that allows FPS gamers to totally immerse themselves in middle of the virtual reality battle field. until now, gaming is a couch potato kind of thing, but this system actually makes the gamer interacts with the game physically, thereby, potentially causing the user to sweat it out. is it a good thing or bad thing? Continue reading Novint XIO will make you sweat it out when gaming

Midnight Shot NV-1 takes real night vision images

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(credit: ThinkGeek) Midnight Shot NV-1 Night Vision Camera | US$139.99 | www.thinkgeek.com

the most common problem we face with digital camera today is shooting in complete darkness. no matter how advanced today’s digital cameras are, they will still need some form of low light condition to give a decent image. not anymore, if you have the Midnight Shot NV-1 Night Vision Camera. Continue reading Midnight Shot NV-1 takes real night vision images

this Bluetooth headset also doubles as a video recorder

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(credit: Hammacher) The Bluetooth Headset Camcorder | US$199.95 | www.hammacher.com

Bluetooth headset is not uncommon these days but you will hardly find one that doubles as a camcorder. The Bluetooth Headset Camcorder from Hammacher looks like any regular headset but hidden away in its 28 gram body is a video camera capable of recording 480p resolution video at 30 frames per seconds (fps) in MPEG4 format. that makes this a handy spy-gadget, don’t you think so? Continue reading this Bluetooth headset also doubles as a video recorder

Fujitsu announce B2B Lifebook with integrated projector

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(credit: Fujitsu via Akihabara News)

i suppose there is a market for laptops with built-in projector, else Fujitsu wouldn’t be introducing such an integration. from next month a couple of Fujitsu B2B laptops with integrated video projector will debut in the market. the two models are Lifebook S761/C and P711/C with 13.3-inch and 12.1-inch screen size respectively. both will come with an optional SVGA (800×600) video projector module in place of where the optical drive would be. great, no more worries about being caught without projector in your next big break presentation. Continue reading Fujitsu announce B2B Lifebook with integrated projector

Sharp AQUOS goes portable, with USB and DLNA

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(credit: Sharp) Sharp AQUOS LC-20FEI series | about ¥100,000.00 | www.sharp.co.jp

with the new new Sharp AQUOS LC-20FEI series LCD TV, i think Sharp wants you buy just one LCD TV for your home, either that or Sharp wants you to be a true TV junkie. the LC-20FEI is totally portable and features built-in WiFi A/N 5 GHz, wireless digital TV tuner and of course, an internal battery that enables a truly wire-free experience. Continue reading Sharp AQUOS goes portable, with USB and DLNA

Diffused Light Control theory used in projection screen

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finally, a projection screen that is not at the mercy of lightings. typically, when we want to project something we would have to off the lights and draw the curtains in order to have a clear picture. however, that will not be the case for this newly developed projection screen from the Uchida Research Laboratory of Tohoku University. basing on the theory of Diffused Light Control (DLC), this high visibility screen enables projected image to view under normal lighting condition. Continue reading Diffused Light Control theory used in projection screen

Oakley joins the 3D eyewear market with 3D Gascan

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(credit: Oakley) Oakley 3D Gascan | US$120.00 | www.oakley.com

i am so contradicting myself with this. a post ahead, i featured a 2D Glasses that cancels out 3D for a less headache inducing 2D movie experience and now, here is a pair of 3D glasses from Oakley. let’s just put it this way, this is for all 3D movie lovers who wants to watch eye popping movies in style. the $120 Oakley 3D Gascan (Ga Scan or Gas Can?) is touted to be “the world’s first optically correct 3D glasses.” Continue reading Oakley joins the 3D eyewear market with 3D Gascan

2D glasses let you view 3D movies in, what do you know? 2D!

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(credit: 2D Glasses) 2D Glasses | US$7.99 | www.2d-glasses.com

there are a lot reasons why some people don’t fancy 3D movies as much. nausea, headaches and cumbersome glasses are among the list of ‘side effects’ of 3D. whether we like it or not, 3D is here to stay. well, at least in the movies for now. what if the movie you wanted to watch is a 3D only movie? quite a bummer isn’t it? not too worry, 2D glasses is here to get rid of your woes. while everyone in the cinema are wearing the cinema-issued 3D glasses, just put on your 2D glasses and you are on your way to watching the 3D movie in 2D. Continue reading 2D glasses let you view 3D movies in, what do you know? 2D!

Singapore to get Motorola XOOM WiFi tablet on April 22

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over last few weeks we have heard numerous XOOM availability in various countries. come April 22, Singapore will be the first Southeast Asia country to receive this much lauded tablet. sorry, dudes, no gold edition unless you were an Academy Award nominee. then again, you’d be lucky to have it arriving in Singapore at all cos’ the market is somewhat missable for such a tiny island state. Continue reading Singapore to get Motorola XOOM WiFi tablet on April 22