Innovation

First Exclusive Green Marketplace For Hotels Launches

On November 9, EcoGreenHotel announced the official launch of it’s new online store, EcoGreenHotelStore.com. It's virtually a green marketplace for hotels and a one-stop marketplace of over 1000 products and services for the green hospitality industry. As more and more hotels become green-certified and more guests request "green" accommodations, the EcoGreenHotel Store is satisfying the needs of both the hotelier and the traveler.

NC-17 Rating For Xbox 360 Users Restricts Tweets

Not only are teenagers 17 and younger allowed to watch certain movies, Xbox 360 just banished them from accessing social networks. Strange that the teen demographic that is the target market for Xbox systems are restricted from from the Xbox Live's new integration of Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm. And with Christmas right around the corner!

Transportable Solar Power to Solve Electric Vehicle Range Problems

Solar energy has slowly but steadily become the go to resource for electric vehicles that need some extra range. The only real problem with this is the slow speed and low amount of power an easily transportable panel suffers from. A new kind of portable charging station may solve both of these problems in no time flat.

Quincy Hotel: Urban All Inclusive Hotel Gets Singapore Talking

When we think of "all inclusive" hotels, we automatically assume that it's a resort in the Dominican Republic or Mexico, sitting on or near a beach, where the food is often sub-par and the domestic beer and tropical drinks flow freely. Although most all inclusive hotels in the world are this popular style, one Singapore hotel is trying to transform the meaning of "all inclusive".

Measuring Time With A Sleek & Modern Watch: The Ora Designer Timepiece

Watches act as a major statement piece for men and women; but men in particular seem to have a love for watches that are aesthetically appealing and incorporate neat features and gadgets. The Ora Watch puts a spin on timepieces, and that's a statement you can almost take literally.

Nintendo Isn't Kidding With The 'Baby And Me For Wii' Doll Controller

"Baby and Me for Wii", set for release this December in Australia, is the latest and perhaps the strangest application yet for Nintendo's popular Wii game console. "Bring your baby to life with your Wii remote"... and with that, let the creepiness begin!

Junaio Adds 3D & AR To Location-Based Social Network

When Rod Serling first uttered, "there is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity...this is the dimension of imagination," he might  have been giving us a prescient glimpse into the future of Junaio.

It's A Mattress Made In Heaven When Simmons Gets In Bed With Panasonic

Mattress maker Simmons and electronics giant Panasonic are set to split the sheets, begetting what might just be the world's most expensive bed. Eleven thousand dollars gets you more than just a mattress, however... MUCH more.

Walkstation: Transforming American Workplaces From Sedentary To Active!

With exercise and employee well-being becoming a greater focus in many workplaces, a new company has released something that allows those who typically work at a computer to multi-task in a way that's for their own greater good, and that of the company that they work for. This concept isn't a business idea per say - but it's definitely worth mentioning because it might just set a new trend for workspaces of the future.


Sanyo Eneloopy Battery Checker Nose When To Recharge

Meet 'Eneloopy', Sanyo's cute canine battery checker! Eneloopy's LED nose lights up in a range of colors corresponding to how much power is left in your batteries. Bow, er, wow!

Sony Playstation PS3 Coffee Table Is A Winning Design

French designer Stephane Perruchon was very impressed by his new Sony Playstation PS3 and, especially, its ergonomic controllers. Following what must have been a a caffeine-fueled all-nighter, he decided to create this eye-catching PS3 coffee table.

The Droid "Cash For Clunkers" Deal For iPhones

With the heightened buying frenzy surrounding the launch of Google's new smartphone, the Droid, it was no surprise that someone would piggyback off of the hype! While Google conducts its first-time TV advertising, Flipswap, a trade-in service aggressively jumped into the foray with a unique offer to swap cash for your old 'clunky' iPhones. ( Where was the Administration on this one?)

New Battery Technology Promises Recharge Time Similar to Filling Your Tank

While many people who have looked into battery electric vehicles are turned away due to range limitations, others are more worried about the long recharge time.  In some cases, these vehicles can take up to a full 8 hours to recharge, which is too long for some people to live with.  However, a newly developed kind of battery may provide the answer to this problem.

"Social Awareness" To Replace Social Networking

The Internet of Things is fast approaching and with it comes Web 3.0, where "social awareness" will replace "social networking." Soon tweets and status updates will become fully automated and generated by the world around us versus us ever having to touch a keyboard again.

EOps i24R3: The Odd, Little One-Speaker Surround Sound System

Reaching a point where convenience diminishes utility, the EOps i24R3 speaker is an interesting speaker design from Hong Kong that packs an entire surround sound sytem into one, portable package.