October 16, 2010
I bought a Sony DSLR camera last Sunday morning. I had original intended to upgrade to a prosumer after using a compact digital camera since the year of its availability to consumers and kept my fully manual Nikon FM2 to rot in the dry box. So I was looking at the Panasonic LX5, the Canon S95 and the higher end micro four third Sony NEX5. But after researching for awhile, I realised they will never quench my hunger for what an SLR can really do. So I searched more on the bulkier entry to middle level DSLRs and zoom in on 2 units, namely the almost new Canon 550D and the newer Sony Alpha SLT 55.
October 15, 2010
Quite a while back, when I saw something similar to this in a shop holding a dummy handphone, in my mind it goes “yet another gimmick”. This show how uncreative I am in the imagination department or maybe I am just not inspired by the look.
When I saw this in Crave, I thought this thing is going to solve a lot of problems! The Spiderpodium consists of eight flexible, rubber-coated wire arms protruding from a rubber center. These arms can be bent and posed in pretty much any direction, orientation, or shape and will hold their position. Aside from your imagination, the Spiderpodium’s other limitation is the weight of the gadget being held, but again it depends on your imaginative mind to think how it is going to hold your stuffs.
Gonno get one or maybe 2!
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November 5, 2009
It began with iPhone. Intuitive, smart, dynamic. Multi-Touch technology introduced a remarkably better way to interact with your portable devices — all using gestures. Now they’ve reached another milestone by bringing gestures to the desktop with a mouse that’s unlike anything ever before. It’s called Magic Mouse.
Click anywhere, scroll in any direction and swipe through images on its seamless top shell. It works wirelessly using Bluetooth. And built-in software lets you configure Magic Mouse any way you want, be it 2 button functionality or left handed.
Finally Magic Mouse features a laser tracking engine that’s far more sensitive and responsive on more surfaces than traditional optical technology.
The creator of the mouse has evolved it!
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September 26, 2009
BMW Lovos concept uses solar technology. The body of Lovos consists of 260 identical interchangeable particles contained in the hinges on the overall structure. These individual elements are mobile and can be closed, as fish scales, or open.
Scales operate as an air brake, and turn with the sun, gathering energy through solar cells located on them. 12 scales, closing each wheel is also functional: As soon as the car begins to move, they change their position, moving into the wheel, creating a semblance of turbines.
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September 21, 2009
Objects of Co-Dependancy”… the balloon has two mouthpieces. It takes two… to make it out of sight.
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September 17, 2009
‘A Drop of Water’ is a rain barrel that makes saving water really easy by providing a watering can that is automatically filled when it rains. This way, the user doesn’t have to fill the can with our precious tap water, but uses ‘free’ rainwater instead to water the garden.
With the small tap at the bottom of the barrel the watering can can be refilled after using it.