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Ever wanted to tell your loved ones how grateful (or ungrateful) you are for your packed lunch, but not keen on having an awkward face-to-face dialog about it? Well, now you can! A research group at Ochanomizu University, Japan hacked up a nerdy lunch box -- consisting of a Creative webcam and a Vi...

March 16th 2011 at 2:41pm 0 Comments
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It's every child's dream to one day walk through a trio of space robot legs as entering Silicon Valley, and if a proposed art project goes through, said dream will become a reality for budding tech superstars who land in Mineta San Jose International Airport. The $300,000 initiative would see a so-...

April 20th 2009 at 7:08am 0 Comments
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Got Trixie at your side and Racer-X breathing down your neck? Hot, you'll need this then, the $749 Bullet DVR. Just bolt the solid state MPEG-4 recorder to your Mach 5 to capture lap times, jetting, gearing, suspension, and fuel consumption data for later playback in front of Mifune Motors' board o...

November 9th 2007 at 8:50am 0 Comments
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While we'd already seen a couple of noticeable offerings from Sony that mysteriously touted larger than usual internal hard drives, it now seems that a bevy of Sony's Handycams are eligible for an upgrade. According to the SonyStyle website, the DCR-SR42 and DCR-SR62 can grab an "A" on the end of it...

June 13th 2007 at 10:51pm 0 Comments
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Joining the growing array of low-cost camera / camcorder hybrids is the Mustek DV520T, which sits a few notches below (in quality and price) the TX1s and Xacti HD2s of the world but still manages to handle the basics for the no-frills set. The two-faced device sports a handheld design with a two-in...

May 22nd 2007 at 4:21am 0 Comments
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I-O Data is updating their Rec-POT series of hard disk recorders to 1TB this morning with this, the HVR-HD1000LE. The recorder connects over Firewire to a variety of devices including Panasonic's Blu-ray recorders, Sharp DVD recorders, HueMAX set-top tuners, and Sony, Toshiba, Sharp, and FORIS.TV t...

March 29th 2007 at 9:48am 0 Comments
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I've been sort-of longing for an iLuv iPod recorder since the first model was announced. It allows you to connect to any video source like your TiVo or VCR or DVD player and record directly onto your iPod. But when push comes to shove, I've never actually purchased one because despite the convenienc...

March 5th 2007 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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While we've seen quite a snazzy docking unit that could output video from your iPod to your HDTV, iLuv's taking things in the opposite direction with its forthcoming i182. This particular docking station ups the ante from the old i180 model, and facilitates live video recording from any composite /...

February 5th 2007 at 5:52am 0 Comments
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Buffalo has got a new video capture device for those not content with recording from a single source at a time, with the PC-MV72DX/U2 offering both S-video and composite inputs -- along with an integrated analog TV tuner -- to bolster your recording options. If that's not enough for you, it seems y...

November 2nd 2006 at 11:43pm 0 Comments