Justice Cap hides your identity from Big Brother

Posted in Apparel by Tam Yue on March 31st, 2014

Justice CapIt doesn’t matter if you are a celebrity who is being stalked by the paparazzi,  or you continuously feel like Big Brother is watching, or maybe you just hate having your picture taken. We found the perfect thing for you.

The Justice Cap looks like a normal baseball cap. The major difference is there is a built in set of high powered LED lights along the rim of the visor. These lights make it difficult for most cameras to capture your face in a video or on a digital camera. Used it at night and this hat works perfectly to black out your face. During the daylight hours, however, it will only be able to hide part of your face.

Watch their YouTube video to get an idea of the capabilities of this simple yet perfect way to hide your identity.

LG Launches New Smart Bulb, Connects via Bluetooth or WiFi

Posted in Lighting by Tam Yue on March 24th, 2014

LG Smart BulbLG announced the release of a new Smart Bulb in the coming days in Korea that interacts with you through your iOS or Android device. This new LED light bulb comes with some pretty nifty features which are already leaving us wanting in the US.

This simple but handy features include blinking the light when you have a call on your device, and having a light slowly brighten as a silent alarm from your mobile device. The LG Smart Bulb can also be set to turn on and off for periods of time during the day while you are away on vacation to make house look as if someone is home. Another cool feature allows your mobile OS to set mood lighting based on the music that it’s playing. So having some really intense music will generate a bright light, …

Hexagons LED Watch Concept

Posted in Concepts by Conner Flynn on August 1st, 2011

This stunning watch design comes from designer Samuel Jerichow and is called the Hexagons LED watch concept. The watch uses neon tube-like hexagons to form shapes that display the time.

The hours are displayed in green, while minutes are in cyan. Users can also choose between 5 different difficulty settings. This one is nice and stylish and hopefully it goes into production one day soon. It stands out from the crowd.

Sharp To Launch LED AQUOS R5 Series In Japan

Posted in Sharp by Conner Flynn on June 6th, 2011

Sharp is ready to launch the LED AQUOS R5 Series in the Japanese market later this month. This LED TV features a DBXL/DVD burner, a digital TV tuner, USB recording, YouTube and Ethernet.

Both the 26-inch and 32-inch models feature an HD resolution (1366×768), while the 40-inch model has a Full HD resolution (1080p). It is available in 26-inch, 32-inch and 40-inch models. The Sharp LED AQUOS R5 Series will cost you 120,000 Yen ($1,499), 140,000 Yen ($1,749) and 180,000 Yen ($2,248).

Circuit board LED tie

Posted in Apparel by Conner Flynn on May 5th, 2011

We’ve seen cool circuit board patterned ties before, but this one is the coolest. Why? Because this one actually lights up. The lights almost make it seem like a real circuit board. Now if you could just add ram and upgrade the processor, it would be complete.

A great pair of light up cuff links would complete the look and make you entirely geek chic. Pretty awesome attire if you ask us. Hopefully it’s quality made and will last a while.

Antec Unveils LED BIAS Lighting

Posted in monitors by Conner Flynn on April 28th, 2011

BIAS lighting, in case you don’t know, is not lighting that favors some individuals over others. (Although some cameras can make it seem this way.) BIAS lighting is lighting located behind a monitor, so that you aren’t staring at a bright monitor in complete darkness around it. They help reduce eyestrain.

Antech has a new bias light that uses LED lights and is affordable at just $12.95. It has six LEDs on the back that create a nice soft glow behind your screen. The light will fit a screen of up to 24-inches and is powered by a USB port. Your eyes will thank you.

Tokyoflash radiation level LED watch

Posted in Watches by Conner Flynn on April 28th, 2011

With the recent disaster in Japan, many radiation detection devices have recently surfaced and here’s another. Though this one is less useful in letting you know if there is radiation in the area or not. It just uses the same theme. Right now it’s still just a concept, but the radiation level LED concept watch looks pretty cool.

The watch face looks amazing. You can tell the time using the colorful bars which light up. There’s also a charging indicator to let you know when it is charging. Cool watch, but some people may not want reminders about radiation every time they look at their watch.

Sharp launches 70″ AQUOS Quattron LED LCD TV

Posted in Sharp by Conner Flynn on April 13th, 2011

Well, looks like Sharp has just unveiled a set much larger than the one you just bought. Then again, if you are the market for a new HDTV, this is going to be much larger than what your friends have too. Sharp’s 70″ AQUOS Quattron LED LCD TV, LC-70LE732U is the largest LCD television you can buy. If you can afford it that is.

Specs include full HD 1080p resolution, full-array LED backlighting, Quattron Quad Pixel Technology and Sharp AQUOS Advantage Live customer service. But that isn’t all you get. There is also built-in WiFi so you can watch on-demand movies via Netflix, VUDU and the like or apps like Facebook, Pandora and Twitter.

Hands On: AVS GEAR BL-741 LED backlight keyboard

Posted in Review,Uncategorized by Conner Flynn on March 15th, 2011

When it comes to computing, the keyboard is pretty boring. Do we even know that it is there anymore as we mindlessly mash key after key? Well, AVS Gear wants to spice up your computer time and let you know that the keyboard is still there with their ZIPPY BL-741 LED backlight keyboard. They sent us a review unit so we could check it out. The ZIPPY BL-741 offers a 512-color level, allowing you to adjust the colors the way you want them.

You can adjust the brightness in dark settings and it consumes low power. You also get triple-color LEDs and an On/Off switch to regulate the backlight atmosphere.

AOC Aire Black LED Monitor is thin and cheap

Posted in monitors by Reuben Drake on February 24th, 2011

AOC offers all kinds of lower priced TVs and displays and now their latest has surfaced. It’s called the AireLED Series. One of the more noteworthy features of these new LED displays is the fact that they are very thin at just 12.7mm thick.

The screens come in 20-inch (e2043Fk, $129), 22-inch (e2243Fwk, $149) and 23-inch (e2343Fk, $179) versions and will be available online and in stores like Best Buy and Radio Shack. All of the monitors share the same features which are 50M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, a 5MS response time, and DVI-D with HDCP.

Panasonic to debut its first 3D LED TV

Posted in HDTV by Reuben Drake on February 15th, 2011

Panasonic is offering a new range of 3D LED TVs for the UK market, as the DT30 series. The line consists of 32″ and 37″ models, with the 32″ model being the TX-L37DT30. The 37 incher is the TX-L37DT30. Both feature IPS panels for a superior viewing angle, better motion response, and Intelligent Frame Creation for better 3D images.

Some other features that these models also offer are: Viera Connect Internet access and pre-loaded apps for access to services like Twitter, Facebook and Skype, Wi-Fi, DLNA support, four HDMI ports, three USB ports and VGA input.

Packard Bell Maestro 230 LED Monitor

Posted in Packard Bell by Conner Flynn on February 10th, 2011

Packard Bell never rests. Now they have unveiled their latest and greatest? LED monitor, the Maestro 230. As you can see in the image, it displays bubbles super well. This 23-inch W-LED backlight monitor supports a native resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and provides a 12,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio.

Other features include 250 cd/m2 brightness, a 5ms response time, and it comes with D-Sub, DVI and HDMI connectors. You can expect the Maestro 230 to go on sale in April for 199 Euro (or about $272).

Samsung 750 and 950 3D LED monitors

Posted in HDTV by Conner Flynn on January 25th, 2011

Samsung’s new 750 series an 950 series will come in both 23 and 27 inch sizes with 1080p resolution, a two-millisecond response time, 1000:1 contrast ratio, D-sub, HDMI, DisplayPort, and DVI-DualLink connectivity.

You can also get them with a TV tuner and they will handle 3D for gaming, TV, films, and user-generated content. The hybrid 750s and all the 950s can do 2D-to-3D conversion from PCs, Blu-ray players, gaming consoles, and set-top boxes. Sadly we don’t yet have a price, but we do know that the line hits stores in March.

BenQ announces two new 24-inch LED monitors

Posted in BenQ by Conner Flynn on January 18th, 2011

BenQ has two new monitors, the EW2430 and EW2430V. Both feature a 24-inch HD panel that uses LED backlighting and vertical alignment (VA) technology, along with a native contrast ratio of 3,000:1 and eight-bit color, two HDMI ports, D-Sub, and DVI.

The EW2430V features “smart focus” highlighting, image resolution upconversion, 20,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and picture-in-picture. There’s also 3D deinterlacing and noise reduction. No info on pricing yet for these two, but they will arrive first in Europe and the Asia Pacific later this month.

Solaris V1 Solar-powered LED watch

Posted in Watches by Conner Flynn on January 13th, 2011

Everybody wants to be green these days, so cell batteries are a dying breed. More watches are being powered by the sun. And now a French designer has come up with an elegant solar watch design that features the solar panel right in the middle of the watch. It looks great.

The time is displayed by LEDs, with the hours on the outside in blue, while five-minute groups are shown in purple. Single minutes are displayed on the cross bars in the center.