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Nintendo's 3DS Handheld Video Game Console Gives You 3D Without the Glasses

The successor to Nintendo's DS series is finally here: the Nintendo 3DS. This handheld video game console takes gaming to the next level by offering 3D effects without the need for any special glasses!

Clearing Up The Noise Part I: Shortfalls In Capturing DSLR Audio

Capturing quality audio is half the story when creating video; even more so at a concert or other live event. DSLR cameras are not up to par for five (correctable) reasons.

Touched By A Robot, But Just What Are Its Intentions?

Can the touch of a human nurse's hand on a patient's arm be duplicated by a robot?  The robotic nurse can certainly reach out and touch a patient, but the question of motive is not clear, because a robot touches in the same way regardless of its intention. The Georgia Institute of Technology presented a research report today at the Human-Robot Interaction Conference in Lausanne, Switzerland, which I think you will find very interesting.

 

Let Your Cat Hunt For Food: The Aïkiou Stimulo Interactive Cat Feeder

There are lots of puzzles on the market for dogs, but indoor cats need their noggins switched on too. And indoor cats have a tendency to gain weight, which can lead to digestive problems and less mobility. Fortunately, Aikiou didn't just design an interactive feeder for dogs, but a special feeder for cats, which slows down your pet's eating and digestion, as well as providing some fun!

 

Floor Plan Light Switch A Bright Idea For Homeowners

There's always that one switch in a house - you know, the one that makes you wonder "just what the hell does this do?" Now, from designer Taewon Hwang, comes the Floor Plan Light Switch -  a great way to never be confused again.

Slamming Scamming Spammers - How To Identify Anonymous Email Authors

Spammers are on notice: you can run, but you cannot hide. Although you spend so much time at the computer, you probably can't run far.

Aikiou Interactive Dog Bowl Feeds Several Canine Needs

Yes, I am an unabashed fan of interactive toys, as long as pets are not left alone while playing with them.  But play is just one aspect of the Aikiou Interactive Dog Feeder, as its main purpose is to replace your dog's feeding bowl and to provide your dog the opportunity for a healthy relationship with food.  The Aikiou Company calls the feeder a 'food activity center.'

McQueen Alive Zooming Into A Store Near You This Fall

Coming to a toy store near you in fall 2011 is the Disney-Pixar "Lightning McQueen Alive 1:55 scale talking car. This thing has "hot Christmas toy" written all over it.

Well Armed - A Mechanical Arm That Keeps Yours Steady

An exoskeletal arm support that enables a precise, fatigue-free work environment.

AERO E Converter Blows Your Celluar Charging Woes Away

From designer Lance Cassidy comes the AERO E power converter concept, a breath of fresh air in the plugged-in landscape of mobile device charging.