Radio Controlled Smart Bullets – Go ahead, make my day

by Julie

Remember the old Bugs Bunny cartoons? Where Elmer Fudd would shoot his double barrel shotgun and the buckshot would zip over and around things and then tap you on the shoulder and wave, right before they exploded. Funny right? Not, so much anymore. The U.S. Army has unveiled an experimental weapon that is heading to Afghanistan as we speak. This $25,000 high tech rifle fires explosive grenades or specialty “bullets” …

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Por favor, lea este – so now what do you do?

by Julie

I am multi-lingual, I speak American, Australian, English and a fair share of Canadian. That being said, when I travel anywhere else in the world I find myself having a bit of a hard time communicating. Whats worse is trying to read signs, especially since they may have something particularly important to say. Well, TGPhoto was launched recently, by LinguaSys, Inc. and it enables users to photograph foreign signs or …

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Proverbial wallets know your virtual cash better than you

by Mark R

We live in a society where having virtual money is essentially just as good as real money, but virtual money slips easier between the fingers than cold hard cash. Some people at MIT have created Proverbial Wallets, and they are designed to hook up to a cellular phone via Bluetooth. Smartphones are probably required, as the phones must be in tune with the user’s account. There are three of these …

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Bling Nation – soon it’ll be okay to lose your wallet

by Julie

It’s no longer a prophesy, I’d say it’s a forgone conclusion, the cashless society is almost here… Businesses like Bling Nation, based in Palo Alto California, are getting things rolling with stickers that will allow you to transfer your hard earned cash to stores, restaurants, or your friends with the tap of your mobile phone and all without giving anyone access to your personal information. No longer are credit cards, …

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New Spark Nano Helps You Find Jesus this Holiday Season

by Julie

I love this time of year, I love the decorations, the lights, the  hustle and bustle of the city. But I also know that even during this most wonderful time, there are Scrooges everywhere, just looking for an opportunity to steal my stuff. Humbug! The Grinch should think twice this year before trying to steal Christmas, thanks to high-tech, folks can protect their holiday paraphernalia from would be crooks using …

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Welcome to the age of the Onaroo PBA, or Personal Baby Assistant

by Mark R

As someone who has had three kids, I know how tough it can be to keep things in order. This is where the Onaroo PBA comes in. This Personal Baby Assistant is a data gathering device that keeps track of everything that new parents easily lose track of. It is designed to sync to a PC via USB cable (no wireless functionality yet) and uploads all the data to the …

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Gazelle.com – Because there’s already new stuff you know you want

by Julie

I’m sure it’s no surprise that I love technology, I want everything new that hits the market. The problem is, as an early adopter, I then want the newer model of whatever it was that “I had to have” in the first place. This gets rather expensive and I can’t tell you how many of these items are lying around in drawers. Still quite good and perfectly usable, taking up …

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This Holographic Map of Seattle is the neatest thing you will see all day

by Mark R

Believe the headline. This is the work of Zebra Imaging, who is apparently in the business of making these three-dimensional holographic maps that require absolutely no goofy glasses. I have a video after the jump so you can see it in action, and you will see the full color map under focus. There are videos of a 3D map at my Source which shows a factory building being peeled away, …

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