Altec Lansing new MIX iMT810 Boombox is now available

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(credit: Altec Lansing) Altec Lansing MIX iMT810 Boombox | US$299.95 | www.alteclansing.com

digital boomboxes are today’s music gear of choice. for some unknown reasons, we felt compelled to share our music with everyone around us wherever we go and hence, in this digital age, we have digital boomboxes. Altec Lansing has recently announced its newest addition, the MIX iMT810 Boombox which is an updated version of the iMT800. Continue reading Altec Lansing new MIX iMT810 Boombox is now available

Wavejet – personal water propulsion for watercrafts

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(credit: Wavejet) Wavejet | US$tba | wavejet.com

surfboard’s land-based counterpart has gone into powered propulsion, so it is only a matter of time before we see the same in bodyboarding and surfboarding. in fact, it seems to be that way with Wavejet, a patented Personal Water Propulsion (PWP) engine that is designed specifically for watercraft use which includes surfboard, kayak, kiteboard and the likes. despite it’s slimline form factor, the Wavejet is capable of 20 lbs of thrust. Continue reading Wavejet – personal water propulsion for watercrafts

Sound of Light – let there be music as your light shines

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(credit: Sound of Light) Sound of Light | US$tba | www.soundoflights.com

if you think your lamp could do more than just lighting up the room, you are right because that’s exactly what the Sound of Light does. it is a speaker that is destined to live with your lamp and under its lampshade. Sound of Light ingeniously integrates the speaker system into your existing lamp socket. all you have to do is to screw the speakers into any light sockets and voila! you have instant speakers hideaway under the lamp shade. Continue reading Sound of Light – let there be music as your light shines

Space Invader Chair, arcade pixelated aliens turned into chairs

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in the classic arcade game, Space Invaders, the alien invaders are the bad guys while you play as the poor spaceship down beneath trying to stop their invasion (presumably as the good guy). correct? however, it turns out that the ‘aliens’ are more iconic than the hero. how do we know? just take look at these Space Invader Chairs, you don’t see any chair styled after the poor hero, do you? Continue reading Space Invader Chair, arcade pixelated aliens turned into chairs

Leica V-Lux 30, 15.1 megapixels digital camera [photos]

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(credit: Lecia) Leica V-Lux 30 | US$749 | us.leica-camera.com

luxury camera and optics maker Leica has just announced its new compact point-and-shoot digital camera, dubbed the V-Lux 30. the new V-Lux 30 has several improvements over the V-Lux 20 that it replaces. first off, it has a newly developed 15.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, a Leica DC Vario-Elmar lens with an extended range focal lengths and boost an optical zoom of 16x. Continue reading Leica V-Lux 30, 15.1 megapixels digital camera [photos]

LOMO LC-Wide Instant Kit – Wide Angle photo in an Instant

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(credit: Lomography) Lomography LC-Wide Instant Kit | US$25.42 | www.lomography.com

when it comes to analog photography, the suspense of having to wait for your photos to be processed is a killer. while some may enjoy the mystery and suspense that comes with it, but there are still a good portion of us who doesn’t. Lomography thinks this shouldn’t be the stumbling block for you, especially when it comes to its new LC-Wide camera. it has just announced the availability of the LC-Wide Instant Kit that allows you to link your LC-Wide to the LC-A Instant Back+ and lets you see your handy works in an instant. Continue reading LOMO LC-Wide Instant Kit – Wide Angle photo in an Instant

Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap for the fashion-conscious

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marking this year’s Hong Kong “501 day”, Hong Kong fashion magazine ‘New Monday’ collaborates with Levi’s to introduce the Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap. the strap is made out from Levi’s signature denim, leather as well as nylon, complete with the iconic Levi’s Red Tab. the nylon strap is available in either black or red and the leather parts features embossed Levi’s branding. check out some images of this gorgeous camera strap after the break. apparently, you can’t buy these but instead this will come with the ‘New Monday’ magazine issue 556 that will grace the newsstand on the May 27. i am totally sold. now, where’s my HK friends when i need them. Continue reading Levi’s x New Monday Camera Strap for the fashion-conscious

poor PC speed: why it happens and what should you do

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Having problems with your PC? There are many signs and symptoms of a slow PC. You will experience the slow performance of your PC if there’s an abnormality in the system. If you want to know what are the symptoms and the causes of the PC’s poor performance, read this article. Continue reading poor PC speed: why it happens and what should you do

iRemoTap keeps your energy consumption in check via WiFi

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it seems to me everything has a dose of WiFi these days and it looks like the power strip of the future will have it too. unbelievable? believe it. what you see here is a power strip developed by Japan firm Ubiquitous that has a built-in WiFi. the WiFi of the iRemoTap [JP], as it is called, enables you to monitor how much electrical energy the connected devices consume via your computer or mobile phone in real time, and that’s not all, you can even switch on or off any of those connected devices remotely. Continue reading iRemoTap keeps your energy consumption in check via WiFi

Barnes & Noble unveiled new Nook Simple Touch Reader

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Nook Simple Touch Reader | US$139.00 | www.barnesandnoble.com

i guess Barnes & Noble hasn’t given up the idea of trying to give Amazon a run for their money. it has unveiled their latest ebook reader, the Nook Simple Touch Reader. i am not a fan of ebook reader but the smaller and more compact form-factor of Nook Simple Touch Reader is pretty enticing. well, except for the exceptionally large frame, else it looks awesome. it features a 6-inch e-ink touchscreen, 2GB storage capacity, microSD slot (expandable up to 32GB) and WiFi (b/g/n) connectivity. Continue reading Barnes & Noble unveiled new Nook Simple Touch Reader

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