Nokia N900 becomes a reality, available from October 2009


Nokia N900′s rumors have been floating around for a long time now. Finally the Finnish giant made things official. Nokia N900 is to be launched in selected markets sometime in October 2009. Make no mistake…this device is a fully functional mobile phone (sans it’s size) and is officially the first Maemo 5-powered handset ever.

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Toshiba’s new LCDs defines a new era of longevity


Toshiba’s involvement in the LCD arena did not seem to be that prominent until now. The Japanese consumer electronics giant is coming up with several LCDs with LED backlight that are targeted exclusively for professional users. The average longevity of the LCDs is a massive 100,000hr (continuous usage), which is a benchmark actually very difficult to achieve. “Available in 5.7”, 8.4”, 10.4” and 12.1” (two models per size), these new LCDs have a 42.8% longevity than before…

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NoonSolar bags collect Solar energy to power up your gadgets


We all know about smart phones but how about a smart bag that not only holds all your essentials but also acts as an energy reservoir to charge your electronic gadgets. These are NoonSolar bags that are able to collect solar energy which in turn help you recharge your power drained gadgets. You just need to let the bag have some sunlight and you are all set to use the stored energy.

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New skyscraper in London that will make others in Europe look really small


London is coming up with a new skyscraper. Called The Shard, which is also called as London Bridge Tower, the building is set to be 1017 ft tall and is actually under construction. The number of floors would be 72 and is scheduled to be completed in 2012. Although the building is not very tall when compared to skyscrapers in Asia or USA, the uniqueness of The Shard lies in its architecture.

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Turn any laptop or monitor into Touch screen using Duo


Can’t wait to experience a touch screen? Want to take a full advantage of the touch capabilities in Windows 7? Here’s your solution from KCI Communications. Check out the Duo, which “turns monitors and laptops 17 inches or smaller into a tablet. A small device that acts as a “base station” clips onto the top of the monitor, continuously picking up the user’s input with the Duo pen“. How cool is that!

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Light Drop Wall Lamp promotes Water conservation


Till now we have come across ample lighting options that not only displayed different designs but also had ideas that promoted recycling[scrap lights, bottle lamps] and upcycling[cassette lamps, ink cartidge lamps]. The one discussed here brings our attention to the wonderful nature’s gift, water, as a form of energy. The design of this Light Drop wall lamp compels us to think about conserving our ‘precious’ water which is an inevitable requirement for all organisms.

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