October 26, 2009

Sony 3D Display Prototype


Look Ma, no glasses. Sony has jumped on the 3D bandwagon with their prototype 360º Display. Debuted at this week's Tokyo's Digital Contents Expo, it stands about 10.6" with a diameter of 5.1". With support for 24-bit 96x128 resolution color, this may just be the next generation of digital frames. The company also plans to launch an LCD TV with 3D capability, and will build in support into the PS3, VAIO laptops and Blu-ray players.

Via PC World

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October 20, 2009

Epson PictureMate Charm Released


Making its debut this week is Epson's latest one-name portable printer that has been dubbed the PictureMate Charm. With a 2.5" LCD, you get one touch borderless printing even without a PC. Photos come out in as fast as 37 seconds and can even be made wirelessly from a cell phone with a Bluetooth adapter. Available for $149.99, the Charm has a built-in memory slot and, as is characteristic with Epson, your pics will come out scratch, smudge and water resistant.

Via Epson

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October 8, 2009

Share With Netgear Stora


Traveling pants (and skirts) will appreciate Netgear's Stora with its 2-bay, 1TB capacity. The network attached device allows you and your family/friends/business associates to share music, images, music and other files in one location. Stream from your PC, iPhone or any other net-connected device and share the love on any social networking site.

Via Netgear Stora

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October 2, 2009

Freakin' Friday! iXP3 Internet Message Clock


What better way to network with those far away than with the iXP3 Internet Message Clock? Using 'persistence of vision' technology, it floats time, date and temperature as well as messages to those you love, hate or just want to bug. You don't need a PC, you simply plug it into the Interweb and display messages up to 200 characters almost immediately. The clock can store up to 50 messages and gives a whole new meaning to chat.

Via iXP3 Internet Message Clock

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September 30, 2009

Pure Sensia Radio Allows Social Networking


Pure will soon be launching Sensia, the first DAB digital and Internet radio with a handy 5.7" 640 x 480 color touchscreen and WiFi streaming. With the company's Clearsound technology for 30W RMS of stereo sound, it has plug-in applications for social networking that include Twitter, Facebook and Picasa. The Sensia will become available at the end of October for £249 (~$400.00.)

Via Sensia

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September 25, 2009

Sanyo Rectangular Albo Frame


Sanyo has a new digital frame with 7" LCD. The Albo has a 800x480 resolution, 500MB of memory and 0.5 mono speakers. Supporting SD/SDHC, Memory Stick and USB, the frame can play JPEGs, MP3s and Motion-JPEG videos. We like the design that proves that a digital frame doesn't have to be a square (well, rectangle) to be cool.

Via Akihabara News

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September 21, 2009

Networking With Contact Lens


This may not be NAV's usual forte, but we thought it appropriate when we really thought about it. Since 2004, scientists and eye surgeons at the University of Washington have been working on a contact lens that features a built-in LED and will wirelessly monitor vital signs. In addition, it may some day have an interface for social networking and gaming. The team integrated miniature antennas, radio chips and control circuits using optoelectronic components that may eventually display images, words and charts.


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HP DreamScreens Do More Than Slide Shows


HP has released their 10" DreamScreen 100 with 2GB storage and input of photos, portable drives or networked PC. It also features Internet radio, Facebook access, a music player, weather reports and a clock. With a built-in speaker and WiFi, the digital frame also has a larger sibling, the 13.3" DreamScreen 130.

Via HP DreamScreens

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September 15, 2009

People of Walmart Truly Unique


We had to share the site People of Walmart. We know that it is with fondness that they post images of some of the oddities that grace the aisles and parking lot (dig the flaming shoes!) Started by a couple that saw someone there that seemed unique, the site has an ongoing contest that will award the best photo a $100.00 gift card per month, from Wallyworld, of course.

Via People of Walmart

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September 4, 2009

Freakin' Friday! WD HD Mini Media Player


Western Digital has unveiled a smaller, cheaper less expensive TV HD Media Player. Designed to playback media stored on a USB or portable drive, the digital content can be played in up to 1080i HD on an HDTV. At a size of 2.8 x 1.6 x 3.2", the mini player, like its larger brother, can play music, video and photos and supports most formats including RMVB. Compatible with storage devices, cameras and camcorders, it has component and composite video output as well as digital optical audio output via SPDIF.

Via Western Digital

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