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Digitise your doodles with Phree smartpen on any surface

The Phree smartpen is different from the competition on the market as it allows you to digitise your doodles on any surface. The competition such as the Livescribe relies on you writing or doodling on a particular surface, such as a whiteboard. With the Phree you can even write on your arm and it will digitise to a Bluetooth device. [Image Courtesy of OTM Technologies] The Phree smartpen relies on Bluetooth technology and OTM Technologies are behind it. They are a start-up company from Israel who designed the pen to shoot a laser beam from the tip of the pen, […]

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Take photos underwater with the Kyocera Torque GO2 smartphone

Kyocera focus on designing smartphones that are tough and rugged and the latest is the Kyocera Torque G02. The company claim that this is the first smartphone that is resistant to sea water. [Image Courtesy of Kyocera] The GO2 comes with a rating that meets military standards that include being resistant to shocks, dust and water, along with sea water. What’s more the device is able to take photos in the ocean. The software of the camera comes with a special underwater mode to ensure that the colours remain vivid when taking shots underwater. [Image Courtesy of Kyocera] The handset […]

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Sound Torch sets your music on fire

The Sound Torch is a Bluetooth speaker that sets your music on fire thanks to a unique visual experience due to it having a pyro board built in. The visuals are based on formations that it builds depending upon what you are playing. [Image Courtesy of Sound Torch] The Sound Torch creates flames that are dependent on what music is coming from the speaker. It has a pyro board that has small holes and gas is pushed through them to create the flames with the sound waves coming from the music creating levels of activity that are high or low. […]

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LG reveal display that sticks like wallpaper to the wall

TVs today have displays that are very thin thanks to the use of LCD panels. However LG have gone one step further and they have revealed the LG Display that shows people that an OLED panel may be stuck onto the wall. [Image Courtesy of LG] The LG Display shown off recently was a 55 inch wallpaper type OLD panel that you can stick up in much the same way you would stick up a magnet. The current flagship TV on sale from LG is 4.3mm in thickness and in comparison the new display is just 0.97mm in thickness and […]

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A mini PC that is Endless aimed for the developing world

Endless can turn any television set into a PC that is fully functional and it has its own OS along with apps that will be able to work online and offline. At the moment it is on crowdfunding to raise funds for its development. [Image Courtesy of Endless] The PC is small and colourful and will run on the lower end dual core Intel Celeron processor and have 2GB of RAM. The Endless PC is aimed at developing countries and offering offline functionality was the main focus of the company. Over 100 apps are available and they include an encyclopaedia […]

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Vortex bladeless turbines generate energy through wobbling

Vortex bladeless turbines have been designed and they look like huge giant reeds swaying in the wind, but they generate energy by wobbling. They are wind-driven and are able to produce electricity and have very few parts that move along with a footprint that is small and they are quiet. [Image Courtesy of Vortex] They have been designed to reduce and visual impact of turbines that have spinning blades and they are able to take full advantage of the power in swirling vortices of air. There are many people who oppose wind turbines due to the fact that their spinning […]