Prototypes

Jan 10, 2010

Notion Ink Tablet prototype fuses the Web with HDTV

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Prototypes
Notion Ink tablet

Fresh with their success with the Boxee Box, NVIDIA have been showing off the prowess of their Tegra2 chip that powers it, and talking about some of the devices that other manufacturers are working on that will also be powered by the Tegra2. One such developer is Notion Ink, who have revealed a prototype tablet […]


Jan 8, 2010

Android-powered Social Microwave could crowd source the perfect baked potato

Posted by in CES 2010, Coming Soon, Events, Music, Prototypes
Android-powered social microwave

CES 2010 always brings out the bizarre, but a company called Touch Revolution are taking it to the extreme. They’ve been showing off a microwave and washer/dryer, both equipped with the Android OS. Android, I’m sure you know, is Google’s open source operating system that’s been installed on dozens of smartphones, tablets and laptops. Never, […]


Dec 17, 2008

Try the Tria Wireless Vinyl Sound System

Posted by in Coming Soon, Prototypes
TRIA wireless vinyl sound system

Wireless vinyl – now there are two words I never thought I’d see together! The gorgeous looking sound system you see here could have come straight from the pages of an old 1970s B&O catalogue on how the music systems of the future (i.e. 1995!) might look. It’s called the TRIA, and it’s an oddly […]


Oct 13, 2008

Twinned MP3 player forces James Blunt on you

Posted by in Coming Soon, Miscellaneous, Prototypes
Twinned MP3 player

If your significant other is just as much a gadget freak as you are, then you might want to think about the Twinned MP3 player. As you can see from the pic, the Twinned is actually two MP3 players in one,and can snap apart so that you both get one half of the device. Each […]


Oct 2, 2008

JVC developing 300 inch 3D HDTV

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JVC 3D HDTV

Seems like this week is 3D TV week! Hot on the heels of the Philips 3D BluRay player comes news of stunning new 3D TV technology from Victor Company of Japan (aka JVC) and Japan’s NICT. The new display is a full HD TV that can display 3D images without the need for special glasses. […]


Oct 2, 2008

Hitachi goes Wooo with WiFi streaming HD Camcorder

Posted by in Coming Soon, DLNA, Prototypes, Technology, Wi-Fi
Hitachi Wooo WiFi Camcorder

Hitachi have been showing off a prototype of a new, and gloriously named Hitachi Wooo camcorder at this year’s CEATEC Japan 2008 exhibition. The new Wooo is an HD camcorder with built-in WiFi that can stream live HD pictures to your TV over your WiFi connection. The Wooo also supports the increasingly-popular DLNA, which is […]


Apr 20, 2007

Microsoft working on next-gen home entertainment system

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Microsoft Multi-Component Gaming System network home entertainment centre

A new Microsoft patent reveals the company’s plans to quite literally take over every conceivable home entertainment device in your home, combining them all into one huge distributed home entertainment network. The patent shows a “console” (presumably an XBox 360 or a next-gen XBox) being the central hub of the network, communicating with dozens of […]