Archive for May, 2010

Pentax Optio M90 with 5x wide angle zoom

Posted in Pentax by Conner Flynn on May 2nd, 2010

Pentax has unveiled the Optio M90 which features a 5x zoom range. It also comes packed with a better face recognition system, and a soft-feel rubber finish on the body which is actually made of aluminum.

Some other features of the camera include a 2.7 inch color LCD monitor, high-sensitivity anti-shake mode, 30 fps video capture, multi-burst shooting feature and Arcsoft MediaImpression 2.0. The Pentax Optio M90 will cost you about £200 ($307) and should be available by mid-June of this year.

Fart-absorbing blanket may save your marriage

Posted in Humor by Conner Flynn on May 2nd, 2010


The “Better Marriage Blanket” doesn’t save your marriage through communication or seeing a therapist. It does something much more important. It absorbs farts. And that will definitely save any marriage.

It uses “the same type of fabric used by the military to protect against chemical weapons,” so there’s nothing you can fart that will get through this thing. It will soak up any and all stenches being produced underneath. But seriously if your farts are so bad that you need this blanket, you should sleep outdoors and see a doctor immediately.

Citizen releases new Bluetooth-enabled watches

Posted in Bluetooth by Conner Flynn on May 1st, 2010

Citizen Japan has introduced the I:Virt M series TM84-0351V and TM84-0352V Bluetooth-enabled watches in the Japanese market. With these watches, you can read e-mails up to 210 characters directly on the watch, as well as control your cell phone’s volume, accept or reject calls, display your cell phone’s battery level and be notified of incoming calls.

Both watches are capable of magnifying the text up to 14pt from its original size. The Citizen TM84-0351V sports a leather band, while the Citizen TM84-0352V sports a stainless steel band.

U+ USB Hub scans for viruses, demons

Posted in USB by Conner Flynn on May 1st, 2010

Having anti-virus software on your computer is essential. You also have to worry about getting a virus on your removable storage nowadays too, so designers have come up with this U+ USB Hub concept.

It’s a USB hub in the shape of a cross, that offers an antivirus scanner, allowing you to scan your flash drives, ensuring that the infection doesn’t spread from there. It should also keep you safe from vampires and demons.