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Samsung USB Monitor coming soon

Cool, Samsung is making some new USB monitors. I wonder if they are going to be powered by USB. Probably not at 5V… But it’d be cool if you could daisy link couple USB monitors together using some USB cables…

The best thing is that these USB monitors will not require any graphics card. tight tech…

Samsung has introduced what it claims is the world’s first USB-connected display, which also needs no graphics card.

The UbiSync LCD monitor has a 19-inch 1280-by-1024 screen that uses a software graphics adap

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Nixie Tube Counter taken apart

Check out the insides of a Nixie Tube counter, cool…

From the 1950’s until about 1970, nixies were a dominant display technology. “NIXIE” is actually a brand name for display tubes made by Burroughs, and the proper generic name might be “cold cathode neon readout tube.” However, as with facial tissue, a single short word involving the letter ‘X’ had

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Wireless HACK – How to make your own wireless detecting vibrator!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sc-eLH9KdIw

Wow, check out this guy who hacked a wireless detector to vibrate whenever he was near wireless networks.

This project is for a small electronic unit that allows the user to sense the presence and relative signal strength of wireless hotspots. It can be worn as a pendant or carried in a pocket. It is “always on” and communicates the presence and signal strength of an in-range hotspot by way of sequences of pulses – like a heartbeat you can feel. The stronger and faster the “heartbeat”, the stronger the w

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Touchscreen Smart Mirror

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hxlBO4Hn8Q

Wow, check out this touchscreen smart mirror that you can use to read news while shaving or doing your hair.  These guys are freakin’ smart.

A team of students at the University of Waterloo, lead by William Lam (no relation to our Brian Lam), have designed a touchscreen Smart Mirror. Widgets can be placed on the mirror and it can also play music, video and more. Check out the video above and see for yours

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More Cool Interactive Touchless Displays

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jLmwjN4wwE

Wow, it seems like more cool interactive touchless displays are popping up these days.

…swipe their hand from a distance of up to 15cm away and the built-in sensors translate that movement into a command.

[via] ministryoftech

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ECOS LIFELINK – A Solar/Wind Water, Electricity AND Wireless Station

Check out the Ecos Lifelink that brings re-use of energy through solar power, wind power, water power. Even wireless is provided “re-using” that same generated power.

Awesome! (Save earth, peace! >- )

One of the most brilliant inventions we’ve seen to date is this mobile, portable structure which provides water purification, electricity and even wireless internet access – all through the power of the wind and the sun. The Ecos LifeLink was released earlier th

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POPaPutt for golfers

Next time you are betting some money on the golf course, make sure to install this POPaPUtt in the hole while your partner is looking over somewhere else.

Adding to the tradition of non-stop hilarity on the greens is the Pop Up! golf prank which appears to be a small spring loaded device that will cause a ball to come shooting back out of a hole after it’s fallen in. Of course you’ll need a clever distraction in order to slip the Pop Up! into the hole without anyone seeing but once it’s there you can be sure your prank will go down in the anna

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DIY HACK PROJECT – Audio Spectrum using an Atmel AVR MCU!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gKk_hcp8Vw

Wow, check out this cool audio spectrum analyzer you can make using an Atmel AVR MCU! Well, I’ve always wanted to make one of these but finally found it at HackedGadgets!

This is an experimental work to monitor a spectrum pattern in radio band, and is a continuous project from Audio Spectrum

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DIY – How to open a beer with a dollar bill

video://www.metacafe.com/watch/460195/open_beer_with_one_dollar_bill_college_survival_101/

This is great to know if you are not carrying your lighter.

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A $200 desktop printer with a color printing speed of 60 A4 pages per minute!

video://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1996259363769507120&hl=en

Wow, check out this new Silverbrook Memjet prototype 60 ppm inkjet printer that does 60 color prints per minute! That is 3 times faster than most $5000 to $1000 color laser printers.

A $200 desktop printer with a color printing speed of 60 A4 pa

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