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Voice Activated TV Remote Control lets you become a Super Couch Potato!


Voice-activated TV remote control lets you become free from the traditional boring press-and-play approach. With the Invoca 3 Voice-Activated remote control, you can finally be hands-free when watching TV. Available at Amazon for $36.01 here.

Tell your TV what do, without lifting a finger! The InVoca 3.0 Voice-Activated IR Remote uses the sound of your voice to control your TV, VCR, DVD player, cable box, satellite receiver, even your entire home theater system, up to four different devices! You can

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LED Hack – How to Make (Google)Voice Activated LED Signs!


Here’s a really cool hack that uses GoogleVoice to translate voice into words and to his LED sign.  This should save a lot of time anytime you want to change the message on your LED sign.  Brilliant!

I made the LED sign following instructions from this tutorial on Nerdkits.com.  The hardware is some LED’s, a nerdkit, a piece of cardboard and a bit of wire that I got from some Cat 5 cable laying around.  I cut out the cardboard and printed a g

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Web 2.0 Expo 2008 – TellMe Voice-Activated Yellow Pages just launched for Blackberry!

Hi All,

It’s Web 2.0 Expo 2008 this week so I headed over to Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco.  Luckily, I was able to grab a free Press pass from Natalia Wodeck from TechWeb.com. (Thank you Natalia, very appreciated!)

First company we will be covering at Web 2.0 Expo 2008 is TellMe.com, a subsidiary of Microsoft that develops voice-activated mobile apps for cellphones.

TellMe has just launched

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HOWTO Solder – The basics of soldering, photo gallery

If you are trying to make any one of our Christmas DIYs including the ones below, you will need to learn to solder. Soldering is not really complicated, you just stick a little bit of Lead to the soldering tool and that’s pretty much it but here are some pictures to do it the “text-book” way.

EPE Magazine has a good gallery and te

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