For Street Fighter fans out there who have trouble tearing themselves away from the game console to go outside, here’s a fun little device that might make things easier.
Japan toy giant Bandai has created a tiny controller that plays the actual sounds from the game. It will be released in March and is reported to sell for 888 yen. It’s a must for Nintendo fans out there. Read the rest of this entry »
Do you have trouble waking up to the noise of a ringing alarm clock? If you don’t immediately wake up to the sound of an alarm, you might want to consider investing in one of these new smoke alarms in Japan.
Rather than trying to wake the residents of a house with sound, this smoke alarm instead sends the strong smell of wasabi throughout the area. Early tests of the device show that most people wake up within one to two minutes, which is a fairly impressive (and somewhat unexpected) result for a silent alarm. Read the rest of this entry »
Vibrating pillows and chairs are not especially new ideas. But I did get a kick out of this news story showing an anchorwoman testing one out. Maybe she should have sent a man out on this report, because the vibrating pillow obviously has her a little flustered.
I think all cellphones should have a GPS function because it’s so useful. Currently, Garmin, a big name in GPS systems, have come out with a GPS smartphone for the masses. Of course, the iPhone and some other smartphones have GPS on them but who does it better than Garmin? Now we’ll just have to see if their phone function is any good.
This is another ingenius idea from the Thanko group of USB-loving inventors. You can now heat your food with this USB-powered lunchbox. No more cold soups or long walks to the microwave oven to zap your food in place.