Normally when people are separated from their loved ones a phone call or web cam is the way to go, which typically ends with the “love you” followed by the blowing of a kiss. Well now you can go further and transmit a kiss to them via tactile communications.
Tactile communications is a new area of research which is being investigates at the Kajimoto Laboratory at the University of Electro-Communications. They have been working on a gadget that allows the user to position a hardware receptacle in their mouth and software converting their mouth and tongue movement to a connected device at the other end of a computer, therefore transmitting the feeling of a kiss.
Now it may not seem the most romantic device, as it is still missing some of the vital properties of a kiss, however the people from Kajimoto are working on them. Properties such as taste, temperature, breath, and moistness are all elements looking to be added.
Now I am personally not sure how useful this gadget will be, however frequent travelers and people in long distance relationships might find it to be a nice addition to their travel gadgets.
Check out the video of the gadget in action below.
These days, many people spend a lot of the time in front of their PC utilizing input devices such as a mouse or keyboard to perform common tasks. Whenever you wish to clean them, you need to clean them very carefully since they are electronic devices. But now you can clean your beloved devices very easily. Belkin International Inc. came out with a new computer mouse that can be washed under water when you want to clean it, called the Belkin Washable Mouse.
The Belkin Washable Mouse is a water-resistant mouse that can even survive spills and can be washed under the running faucet to keep it clean and spotless. You can clean the Dirt, liquids, food, germs and bacteria on it very easily with water and soap. It includes optical technology and a versatile scroll pad. The scroll pad allows users to scroll both vertically and horizontally with one easy touch, but horizontal scrolling is available when you use Windows Vista. It has an optical engine with 1200 dpi for high sensitivity.
The Belkin Washable Mouse desktop gadget features which you expect in your mouse. It can work on a variety of household surfaces like upholstery, wood and even on the glass. This mouse comes with an ergonomic design so the users either lefties or righties can work very comfortably. The Belkin Washable Mouse is compatible with Windows 2000, XP, Vista as well as Mac (OS X 10.4) operating system.
The Belkin Washable Mouse is powered via USB and the size of this device is about 228.6 mm x 165.1 mm x 88.9 mm. This washable device can be purchased by paying only $29.99. The device is compact and does not require too much space. This Belkin Washable Mouse has also got the “Creating a Solution for a Problem that does not Exist” award.
Stealth.com Inc. (Stealth Computer), a leading ISO 9001 manufacturer of specialized computers and peripherals has introduced their most powerful and advanced mini PC known as the Stealth LPC-670 LittlePC. The new Stealth LPC-670 LittlePC small form PC offers tremendous power in a tiny package that measures 6.5” x 6” and less than 2” in height. The weight of this device is 10 lbs or 4.5 kg. It uses Intel Core i7/i5/i3 mobile processor family which will provide super fast performance to handle most intense applications.
The President and CEO of Stealth.com Inc, Mr. Ed Boutilier said: The Stealth Model: LPC-670 is the most powerful and advanced small form Little PC we have ever offered. This full featured machine utilizes the new Intel® Core i7/i5/i3 mobile processor family and we believe it competes for the most processing power per square inch of any personal computer available today.
The Stealth LPC-670 LittlePC has a multitude of I/O connectivity built into impressively small design like Wi-Fi 802.11g, Gigabit LAN, Serial, 4-USB 2.0, DVI-I, Audio and HDMI ports. The mini PC offers up to 8 GB of DDR3 memory and an inbuilt 2.5-inch mobile hard drive with up to 750 GB of storage capacity to store archived data which is more sufficient for a mini PC device. This mini device also includes optional SSD (Solid State Hard Drives) for those applications which require extra high shock, vibration and wider temperature ranges.
The Stealth LPC-670 LittlePC has a slim DVD/CD-RW optical drive with an optional Blu-ray burner. The mini PC is operated from an external 20VDC power adapter or can be connected to an external DC source (12 to 20VDC). The device is compatible with Windows 7, XP and Linux operating system. The new Stealth LPC-670 LittlePC is available at the starting price of around $1,650.
If you’re a boss and if you get irritated easily by the sounds of clicking mouse around the office, why not get the Nexus Silent Mouse for the whole office! Even if you’re not a boss and still hate the sound of a clicking mouse, you can always get one for yourself.
The Dutch named brand, Nexus, came out with the invention of a computer mouse that is absolutely silent when you click it. So now when you have late night assignments to complete and do not want to create any noise to disturb your lovely wife, or perhaps a midnight gaming session and are afraid that your parents might hear you, or perhaps a private time of yourself in front of the PC after hours doing something “private”, this mouse is perfect for you! You may click as hard as you want to and it won’t make any sound to disturb anyone.
The Nexus Silent Mouse comes in two different models. The first one is the sm7000 that is used for business and travelling purposes. It has only three buttons which are the left and right click button and also the middle mouse roll cursor. The other silent mouse is the sm8000 that comes with 5 click buttons and all of them are silent as well. The sm8000 is usually used for gaming purposes and has additional thumb click buttons for in-game purposes.
The price for the Nexus Silent Mouse starts from $30 for one. So if you want your privacy while using the computer, this is the perfect gadget to get.
See how silent the Nexus Silent Mouse really is in this video
You will definitely like this little device by i-mu that is both adorable and practical. Shaped like an egg, this little digital photo frame displays your saved photos on its 1.8 inch true colour TFT LCD screen.
This adorable desktop photo frame supports both BMP and JPG/JPEG photo formats, allowing the display of your favourite photos in these formats. The 16MB (Norflash) memory chip that comes with the photo frame provides you with great storage capacity to store those perfect memories in pixels and display them every day. You have the option to toggle between auto and manual picture slide according to your preference, and choose between the default languages provided– English or Simplified Chinese.
Made of plastic together with its lightweight property and small dimensions of 138 grams and 6.8 x 6.8 x 9cm, this desktop digital photo frame allows greater portability, so you are able to bring it with you on a trip or a small stay away from your home.
Another commendable feature by this device is its built-in functions such as calendar, clock and alarm. Therefore apart from displaying your favourite photos, it can also serve as a practical alarm clock in your bedroom. In addition, it also features a rechargeable battery (180mAh), so you can just plug it into a power source and charge it. For those owners of computers or charging stations for some devices, you can also charge the digital photo frame via USB connection, as this little device has a USB charging voltage of 5V.