Archive for November, 2009

Flexio solar powered FM radio doubles as bookmark

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We dont really have much use for radio over the airwaves hell, the closest we ever get to the halcyon days of rocknroll radio is the Flaming Groovies station on Pandora. But something as convenient (and as cute) as this next item just might get us back in the habit. A proof-of-concept by a [...]

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Xbox 360 controller ingeniously hacked for NES use

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Hey, its just what youve always wanted: to use your Xbox 360 controller on your old NES. Using a Cortex M3 processor left over from a school robotics project, Francois Gervais managed to rig his wireless pad to control something decidedly less advanced than a game of Modern Warfare 2. Theres a video of the [...]

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Nook ship date slips to January 11th, supply chain managers weep

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Hardware construction is a funny thing. Sometimes, regardless of the money you throw at something, you just cant get products to come together any quicker. Evidently thats the case with Barnes & Nobles Nook, which has seen its estimated ship date slip from today to sometime after the holidays, and now to January 11th. Theres [...]

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Editorial: The Engadget style guide reaches a MILESTONE

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So last week the New York Times Magazine published a piece called Against Camel Case which argues that intercapped product names like iPhone and TiVo are medieval, because they harken back to a time in which people mostly read aloud, slowly sounding out each word as they tried to understand them. Proper word spacing, says [...]

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ClearPlay introduces first content filtering 1080p upscaling DVD player

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ClearPlay remember those guys? You know, the outfit who garnered all sorts of attention years ago by having their content filtering DVD players yanked from store shelves, only to be vindicated by Congress itself? Amazingly enough, these cats are still hanging around, and theyve just pushed out their first filtering DVD player to upscale [...]

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Winter Challenge Part 3

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The final part of course, is the race. Both Jason and Ortis are gadged-up to the max but will that tech help them win the race? Watch Winter Challenge Part 3 on FiveFWD

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Winter Challenge Complete

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This week on The Gadget Show Jason and Ortis are wrapping up warm and heading out on the piste. They are heading to the high-altitude glacial resort of Saas-Fee in Switzerland and their challenge is to find the best tech to help them win an epic alpine race in the mountains – the first [...]

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Competition

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In this week’s incredible competition we’re giving away a skiing holiday for 4 in Saas Fee, Jason’s Burton method snowboard, Ortis’ SMX snow bike and all the rest of the skiing tech they used in their challenge, plus four tickets to gadget show live with a limo there and back. To be in with [...]

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Winter Challenge Part 2

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Ortis and Jason choose additional tech that will give each of them the edge over the other – those extra bits of essential kit that could improve their Alpine performance!
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Wall of Fame - Mac Vs PC

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This week Suzi and Jason pitch two of the most iconic Gadgets ever featured on the wall of fame The Mac Vs The PC, but which will Jon choose?
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