PC Koubou has yet another ultra portable notebook that delivers blazing fast performance in a small and compact package. The Lesance QU209IW-C2D weighs just 4.4 pounds, and underneath the hood lies an Intel Core 2 Duo T2700 2.0GHz processor that chews through applications and number crunching with ease. Its case is helped with 512MB of DDR2 RAM, a 60GB hard drive, a DVD±R/RW drive, and a crisp, bright 12" WXGA screen. Connectivity options include a trio of USB 2.0 ports, a FireWire port, WiFi, and a 3-in-1 memory card reader. If you're in Japan anytime soon, you can pick one up for $1,208 upwards.
There are days when we all feel like Lady Macbeth (even the gentlemen among us) and for those days, the best bathroom decor solution is the Skull Hand Towel from PixelGirl Shop. Plus they're hand-embroidered and comfy cotton. Alternatively, check...
Maplin clamis that the upcoming A93GC MP4 player will be able to usurp the iPod Nano's dominant position in the market just because it looks much more pleasing to the eye. Do the engineers know that beauty lies in the eye of the beholder? Maplin is offering the A93GC MP4 player for £60 when it is released in the beginning of November, and the price will see a sharp £40 jump to £100 at the end of 2006. Details of the A93GC are extremely scarce at the moment, but judging by Maplin's track record, this 2GB portable media player with a 1.5" display will hardly cause a dent in the Nano's sales numbers.
In a rare case of a gadget looking remarkably exactly like what it is designed for, the PelvicToner is a kegel exerciser intended to tone the pubococcygeus muscle. According to the distributor, 4 out of 5 women, who did 300...
The MacGyver MP3 watch might not be able to shoot lasers like 007's, but it still packs more technology that the average timepiece. This watch from Skullcandy boasts 512MB of storage real estate which can be used to store MP3s, record voice memos, as well as tote around your important digital documents. It supports MP3, WMA, and WAV formats, and comes with an equalizer mode to enhance your audio experience. Since there are no speakers, you will have to hook up a pair of headphones via the 2.5mm earphone jack. Of course, let us not forget that the MacGyver MP3 watch's primary function is to tell the time, and it does that flawlessly. This device is available from Smart Home for $119.37.
Not so much a car gadget as a gadget car, the Barbie VW Beetle just rolled off the assembly line in Mexico. This is a new-style Beetle, in a shade hotter than Pepto Bismol pink, with pink interior and black...
The O Sakana Mouse POI from Elecom is guaranteed to elicit curious questions from any passers-by when they lay their eyes on its unique design. Sure, it might not be that ergonomic due to its fish-inspired shape, but its definitely much better to use than any available live fish in the aquarium. The O Sakana Mouse POI comes in a host of cheery colors including metallic primary blue, red, and yellow. There is no word on pricing and availability, but make sure you have a free USB port available to plug in this cute button-eyed mouse.
Any one of you who aspire to be drummers can now have a whale of a time with the iPod Digital Drumsticks. These drumsticks do not only work with the iPod, but they can be used with other compatible music players as well. Clip the control module to a belt, and connect the cable from your iPod to a stereo system or a pair of headphones. Both sticks are equipped with buttons that can be used to create a cacophony of drum and cymbal effects. The iPod Digital Drumsticks can also be played without any musical accompaniment, relying on 6 pre-loaded background rhythms instead. It costs $30 to pick a pair up from Hammacher.
Casio has released a brand new Exilim Card EX-S770 digital camera in Europe, cramming in advanced functions into a svelte and small body. This 7.2 megapixel camera is equipped with a generously large 2.8" widescreen LCD that takes up most of the camera's real estate behind, displaying recently taken photos in 230,000 pixel glory with a brightness of 1100cd/m2. Choose from premium silver, blazing red, and graphite blue colors.The EX-S770 comes with Data Transport software that transforms various business documents, e-mail, and even web pages into the JPEG format so that you can view them with your camera. Other features include VGA video recording in a 16:9 aspect ratio. More features are available after the jump.
This is our second remote control flying saucer we've featured as a Gizmo of the Day, but this one requires only two Jackson's ($40). This wireless (49Mhz) radio-controlled Satellite UFO flies as high as 30 feet by pulling the trigger on the "ray gun" remote. The obligatory LEDs light up as this RC UFO flies. Even if you create your own Area 51, the impact-resistant foam protects the UFO from crash landings.If you can't shell out the $190 for the other RC UFO or want a starter RC UFO... you can't go wrong with this $40 version!
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