GE Shows Off New Digital Camera

When I hear the name GE, digital cameras are not what spring to mind. I think of light bulbs really. Still GE has a full line of digital cameras and other stuff that doesn’t have to do with lighting our homes.

The company announced its latest digital camera recently called the E1250TW. The cam sports a 12.2-megapixel resolution and a 28mm wide angle lens with 5x optical zoom. The most interesting feature of the camera is that the 3-inch LCD is touch sensitive.

Other features include auto scene detection HDTV out, face detection, blink detection, smile detection, an auto adjust LCD, and red-eye removal. A special mode allows users to shoot panoramic images as well. The camera is available now on HSN and on Amazon.com.


Archos 9 Tablet PC

Archos has announced the Archos 9 mini tablet PC, which comes with a 9 inch LCD screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600.

The Archos 9 features an Intel Atom Z515 processor, 1GB of RAM, built in 802.11 b/g WiFi, a 1.3 megapixel camera, VGA out, and the option for 3G connectivity and a DVB TV tuner.

The Archos 9 will run Windows 7, and comes with a 120GB hard drive, it will go on sale in October for around $700.


Archos 3 MP3 Player

Archos has launched a new PMP, the Archos 3, which features a 4 inch touchscreen color display, and virtual wheel to navigate through your play lists.

The Archos 3 comes with 8GB of storage, and can playback mp3’s and photos, it also had a built in voice recorder, stopwatch and calendar.

According to Archos the built in battery will give you up to 14 hours of audio playback on one charge, and you can store up to 4,000 songs on the built in 8GB of storage.

Unfortunately there are not details as yet on pricing or availability for the Archos 3.


Thanko Mini Projector

Thanko has released a new tiny projector, which measures 61 x 37 x 60mm and weighs in at just 142g.

This tiny projector lets your project video from your iPhone, iPod, or PC and it can project an image up to 45 inches with a resolution of 640 x 480. It features a 200:1 contrast ratio with 10 lumens brightness, if you want one they are available for $321.30 from GeekStuff4U.


Shrek MP3 Player

Almost everyone has been impressed with Shrek, an ogre whose character is peace loving. Therefore the MP3 player which looks like the head of Shrek, can also interest you. Delicately designed, two chic headphones are placed inside the slot on the top, and you can adjust the length to your real need.

Pill Shaped MP3 Player

Portable MP3 players is one niche that has seen a significant reduction in size and the pill shaped MP3 player just continues the miniaturization process.

From the picture, you can get a feel of just how small this device is, but if you want to get exact, it is 2.7 inches in length and 1 inch in diameter. In order to control the music player, you do need to pull on the two ends of the hard capsule while twisting it in either a clockwise or counterclockwise direction.

At this time, the pill shaped MP3 player is a conceptual gadget, still in the prototype stage, but production is anticipated for later this year. I’m sure you’ll also be able to get them in a variety of colors such as red pills and blue bills, just be sure not to mix it up with any prescription medication you may have lying around the home.

SFR Hubster WiFi Home Internet Tablet

The SFR Hubster has entered into the trial period throughout France in an effort to capture market share from Orange France.

As anticipated, the Hubster tablet includes a touchscreen display and offers the user the ability to stream digital video, audio and pictures across the home network by either a wired network connection or a WiFi connection.

The tablet supports voice reminders (or digital memos) as the onboard voice recorder has the ability to capture audio that can then be played back at a designated time using the Hubster playback feature.

Support for streaming TV is also included. Although details are sketchy, it appears this will be streaming internet TV as opposed to streaming through a TV tuner card.

The Hubster will accept SD, SDHC and MMC cards and supports MP3, WAV, WMA and RA audio files and FLV and MP4 video files. Expect to see the Hubster in stores on June 15th for $182.


Car USB Charger

The Twin USB Cupholder Adapter($20) comes with two DC outlets and two USB ports, let you charge your cell phone and iPod while using your radar detector or GPS. It plugs your car's cigarette lighter and comes with 4 LEDs let you know if the battery is not enough. Its USB ports can also charge your portable games, digital cameras. It likes cool!

Homemade Solar Quadricycle

The solar human hybrid is a street legal quadricycle powered by solar electric motor. It has room for four people and even a spot for groceries and a dog. This project was launched as fourteen year old David Dixon's 8th grade project for the Novato Charter School.
Design goals:
A vehicle with excellent pedaling performance;
An efficient electric motor assist;
A street legal vehicle;
New generation battery technology; and Solar charging.
The vehicle powered by a 24-volt motor is good for 1 horsepower, and a top speed limited 14 mph. Power comes from GreenSaver Silicone Gel Cell batteries fed by 20-watt solar panels. The batteries also run the vehicle it's iPod dock - gotta have tunes - GPS unit and the lights. It costs $6,400 to build, but most of that can be attributed to the cost of the ZEM. They picked it up on
eBay for $5,000.


Averatec D1200

Averatec has announced the launch of a new all-in-one PC, the Averatec D1200. The Averatec D1200 will come with a 25.5 inch LCD display that is capable of displaying full 1080p HD, other specification include a built in TV tuner, a 2.5 GHz Intel Dual Core E5200 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 320GB hard drive. The Averatec D1200 All-in-one PC will run Windows Vista Home Premium 64 bit, and will go on sale for $999.


NEC 43" Curved LCD

The NEC's new 43-inch curved LCD on sale July, featuring 2880 x 900 pixel resolution, it looks amazing! It will cost you $8,000! More specs: 200 cd/m² brightness, 0.02ms Rapid Response, 10,000:1 contrast ratio, Wide color gamut with 100% coverage of sRGB and 99.3% coverage of Adobe RGB, USB Ports, DVI-D and HDMI 1.3 input connectors. As its $8000 price tag, you may consider to get two 21" LCDs.