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How it's Made – Bamboo Fly Rods

May 29th, 2007


Today in “How it’s made” segment will show you how bamboo fly rods were made, video after the jump.
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Chalkboard Phone Strap

May 29th, 2007

Here’s another chalk product for today, after the Chalkboard Table and the Chalk Mug. Now we go to the phone accessories, here’s a super cute accessories for your mobile phone – a chalkboard board, a traditional Japanese chalkboard eraser (made of wood) and a piece of chalk together all on a cellphone strap. You can really write on it but I’m sure the chalk will break into pieces when you put your cellphone in your pocket. But well, chalk is just a cheap stuff, most importantly you get a screen protector or casing for you mobile phone before you hang this type of accessories to your phone because they always gives scratches to your screen. This mini blackboard is available for 2500 Yen which is around $20 or more.

[via Tokyo Mango]

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MySpace blocked at all Apple Stores

May 29th, 2007

MySpace is blocked in all Apple stores as many people coming into their stores and using the computer for hours – taking pictures and uploading them to their profiles at MySpace. I’m sure those people don’t buy anything, they just want to get the free use of internet. In San Francisco Apple store, they have configured some of the computers on display to only allow access to the websites that bookmarked by Apple.

[via Gizmodo | Crave]

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Lamborghini Cala

May 29th, 2007

The Lamborghini Cala also known as the Italdesign Cala, this supercar is powered by a mid-mounted V10 engine which generates 400 hp and mated with 6 speed transmission that drove the rear wheels.
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Wrist Phone M500 from SMS Technology

May 29th, 2007

Australian SMS Technology is shipping out their M500 touch screen wrist phone. This water resistant touch screen wrist phone is a Quadband GSM phone supporting frequencies 850Mhz, 900Mhz, 1800Mhz and 1900Mhz. It features a 1.5 inch color touch screen with 120 x 160px resolution, 128MB Built-in Memory, MP3 and MP4 player, Bluetooth 2.0, USB, Java, WAP, SMS, MMS. The M500 is currently available for $820 and it’s limited to 500 units only.
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Nikon 360 Concept

May 29th, 2007

Here’s a Nikon’s concept by designer Ye Chen, the Nikon 360. It is a camera that comes with an ergonomic cylindrical form lens allows you to take an all-round 360 degrees view picture. There’s an angle indicator provides a gauge on the direction of the rotating head and also a built-in inclinometer that indicates the horizontality of position prior to execution. One more picture after the jump.
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Skoda Fabia Advert – Full of lovely stuff

May 29th, 2007

Have you seen a cake car before? I mean a car made from cakes, eatable. Watch the new Skoda Fabia advert where they bake the car. Yummy…Video after the jump.
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The Chalkboard Table

May 29th, 2007

Remember the Chalk Mug that day? Today we got the Chalkboard Dining Table from designer Henry Julier. The Chalkboard Table has a chalkboard top surface. Maybe it’s ideal for writing notes or as message board. It comes with two wheels for easy-moving.
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Sharp World's Smallest Blue Laser for Blu-Ray and HD HDVD

May 29th, 2007

Sharp has introduced their new blue laser for their Blu-Ray and HD DVD players, the GH04020A4G. This blue laser claimed to be the world’s smallest blue laser ever. GH04020A4G semiconductor measures 3.3-mm in diameter and will draw 10mW from your laptop’s battery and offering up to 10,000 hours of lifetime. It will be available for ¥12,000 ($99) in sample quantities starting June 13th and mass production will start on July.

[via Engadget]

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The Conference Bike

May 29th, 2007

Here’s the Cobi-7 from Conference Bike. It is a tricycle pedaled by 7 people in a circle and one of them will take control of the steering wheel. Now you can have your exercise together with your friends and have a conference at the same time. Watch the video after the jump.
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