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Son of DIVX

Son of DIVX

Ed Steele May 17, 2003 Comments Off

Do you remember DIVX? I’m not talking about DivX, the avi codec, I’m talking about the brilliant idea that Circuit City had back in 1999 to make DVDs that you could only watch a

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MenuetOS – OS on a Single Floppy Disk

MenuetOS – OS on a Single Floppy Disk

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

MenuetOS is a 32-bit, assembly written, graphical RTOS that supports pre-emptive multitasking, multithreading, and skinnable application windows. It even has its own http/mp3 server built in. Did I mention it fits on a single

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The Original Sony PSP – September 6th, 2001

The Original Sony PSP – September 6th, 2001

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

Every other gaming and gadget site out there is posting stories about Sony’s recent announcement of a handheld gaming system called the PSP. Curious as to what it might look like? See it here

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Virtual Pet Detects Your Bad Breath

Virtual Pet Detects Your Bad Breath

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

Looks like I may have spoken too soon about toys that can check if your breath smells. Konami Toy & Hobby of Japan DOES have a Tamagotchi-like virtual pet called “Teddy” that can detect various

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GBA Boktai: Harness Solar Power to Defeat Your Enemies!

GBA Boktai: Harness Solar Power to Defeat Your Enemies!

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

Konami is releasing a game for the Game Boy Advance called “Boktai”. In this game you are a vampire hunter who utilizes the power of the sun to defeat your enemies. The game cartridge actually has

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2.4GHz  Wireless Pen Spy Camera with 300′ range

2.4GHz Wireless Pen Spy Camera with 300′ range

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

This camera disguised as a pen has a transmission range of 300 feet using the 2.4 GHz spectrum. It works in minimal light and transmits both audio and video to any standard RCA capture source

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New Terminator 3 Trailer

New Terminator 3 Trailer

Ed Steele May 16, 2003 Comments Off

There is a new trailer out for T3. It looks like a good part of the movie has to do with Skynet taking control of all computer and defense systems (as mentioned in the

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Panasonic DIGICAM 70

Panasonic DIGICAM 70

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

The Panasonic DIGICAM 70 uses SD memory, has 3CCD’s and records at 1.2 megapixels. 10x optical zoom and 100x digital zoom means you can get extreme close-ups anytime. Available only in Japan, for now

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X-traFun’s Bluetooth Wireless Game Boy Cartridge

X-traFun’s Bluetooth Wireless Game Boy Cartridge

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

X-TraFun is releasing a Bluetooth adapter for the Game Boy Advance/SP this Christmas that will allow for wireless surfing, email, chat, messenging, audio, and video

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iPod Webcam

iPod Webcam

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

I have no idea how he did it, but an old friend of mine has created what appears to be the world’s first Apple iPod Webcam. More information on how this was done coming soon. Link

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Door Eyes Recording Camera

Door Eyes Recording Camera

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 1

Imagine the peephole on your front door. Now, imagine that anytime anyone comes up to your front door, the peephole snaps their photograph and saves their image for you to look at when you

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Medicom of Japan: The Matrix Reloaded Kubricks

Medicom of Japan: The Matrix Reloaded Kubricks

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

Medicom of Japan makes the Lego figures you wish Lego would make. There are Medicom Kubricks of characters from The Blair Witch Project, Blair Witch 2, Tron, Planet of the Apes, Spiderman, Superman, you

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Atari “Jag-U-ar” CD

Atari “Jag-U-ar” CD

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

The Atari Jaguar CD is hardly new, but the fact that you can buy them new from Lik-Sang is. I always wanted one of these. Did you know that for a time Prince used the

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Samsung Nexio S160

Samsung Nexio S160

Ed Steele May 15, 2003 Comments Off

While I am not normally a big fan of Windows CE/Pocket PC devices, you have to admit the Samsung Nexio S160 is a nice looking gadget. With a 400Mhz processor, 5″ widescreen, integrated Wi-fi, and

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Battle Royale II Trailer

Battle Royale II Trailer

Ed Steele May 14, 2003 Comments Off

                “Japan at the dawn of a new millennium. The country is in a state of chaos, violence by rebellious teenagers in schools is completely out of

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