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Sony Ericsson C905

Sony Ericsson C905
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Sony Ericsson’s C905 Cyber-Shot is packed to the gills: it features an 8.1 MP camera, geo-tagging, accelerometer, GPS and Wi-Fi. All this, plus quad-band support and an FM radio.

Desktop Stirling Engine

Desktop Stirling Engine
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A marvel of efficiency, the Desktop Stirling Engine uses an alcohol burner to expand the air in a glass tube; this spins the attached flywheel at speeds of up to 5,000 RPM.

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Zeppelin iPod Dock

Zeppelin iPod Dock
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Bowers & Wilkins’ Zeppelin iPod Dock isn’t just an eye-catcher–its shape disperses sound efficiently, easily filling rooms. Bonus: shielded wiring makes this iPhone friendly.

Review: Acer Aspire One

Review: Acer Aspire One
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Notebook Reviews has a positive review up of the Acer Aspire One. The netbook scores high in terms of build quality and overall value, although the battery life could be longer.

Lomo Fisheye Camera

Lomo Fisheye Camera
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The Lomo Fisheye is a 35mm camera with a built-in fisheye lens and viewfinder. The “B” shutter takes night photos; the multiple shutter switch crams several shots into one frame.

Nokia N79

Nokia N79
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The 2.4″ QVGA screen is lackluster, but the Nokia N79’s swappable Xpress-On covers will appeal to style hounds; the 5 MP Carl Zeiss lens and FM transmitter are icing on the cake.

Mockup: MacBook Pro

Mockup: MacBook Pro

This latest MacBook Pro mockup by Miguel Suarez (his Nano is here) looks like an enlarged MacBook Air. With these leaked case pictures , there may be some truth to his design.

Reppo II Backpack

Reppo II Backpack

Finnish designer J. Saaranen’s Reppo II is a 21st century boombox: In its hardshell case is an integrated amp, coaxial speakers and enough room for a six-pack of Bud.

Asus Bamboo Series Laptops

Asus Bamboo Series Laptops

Formerly known as as the EcoBook, the Asus Bamboo Series of notebooks target green users with a bamboo case and efficient power usage; choose from 11.1 and 12.1 inch models.

Minigods Speakers

Minigods Speakers
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Marka27’s 16″ tall Minigods have an ace up their sleeve chest — these limited edition vinyls also double as speakers, with a mini-jack and battery-powered internal amp.

Alesis TransActive Mobile

Alesis TransActive Mobile
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There are iPod docks, and there’s Alesis’ TransActive Mobile: despite packing only 22 watts, this speaker is ideal for outdoor parties. No outlet? It runs on a rechargeable battery.

Shuttle Atom

Shuttle Atom
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The Shuttle Atom is low cost entrant to the nettop category (Intel Atom powered mini desktops); it consumes only 23 watts when idle, is whisper quiet and still squeezes in 4 USB ports.

ExoMars Rover

ExoMars Rover

The ESA continues to handily best NASA in terms of style with its ExoMars Rover, which has more bling than an Escalade at a Lakers game. It’ll arrive at the Red Planet in 2014.

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Sony Walkman S-Series

Sony Walkman S-Series
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Sony’s Walkman S-Series is like a Zune flash with brushed metal and the same price points. The 2″ screen and 7.5mm thickness are nice, but that may change with the new Nano.

LG DVS450H

LG DVS450H
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Despite its hideously technical name, the LG DVS450H is a surprisingly stylish DVD player with full 1080p HDMI out; we also like that you can hook up external drives to the USB port.

Samsung X360 Laptop

Samsung X360 Laptop
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The Samsung X360 is the latest 13.3″ ultraportable to target Apple’s Macbook Air, and at 2.8 lbs bests the Air in terms of weight; it also lacks an optical drive but gets a 7-in-1 card reader.

Philips Essence LCD TV

Philips Essence LCD TV

Philip’s Essence LCD TV is only 38mm deep and flat on the back for easy wall-mounting. It’s made possible by housing all the tuner and processing hardware in a separate hub.

Sony DSC-T500

Sony DSC-T500
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The Sony DSC-T500 is a video friendly alternative to the T700. The 10.1 MP camera loses 4GB of internal memory, but gains 720p HD quality video recording with HDMI out to your HDTV.

Logitech Squeezebox Boom

Logitech Squeezebox Boom
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Logitech’s Squeezebox Boom answers our wi-fi prayers: it streams music from your PC, internet radio and subscription services, and packs a pair of 3″ woofers and 3/4″ tweeters.

Concept: Solar Tree

Concept: Solar Tree

Vivien Muller’s concept Solar Tree is like a bonsai tree for charging your gadgets, with 54 solar panels and an array of modular “branches” that can be connected however you like.

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Next-Gen iPod Nano?

Next-Gen iPod Nano?

Check out these mockups by Miguel Suarez of the next-gen iPod Nano, based on Kevin Rose’s spy shot showing a return to the candybar form factor. Rumor: it’s coming September 9th.

Boosted Tin Can Speakers

Boosted Tin Can Speakers
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Available September 1, these Boosted Tin Can Speakers add a bit of style to your desktop; the cans feature art from artists Mint, Serf and Mainframe; they’re battery powered.

Nikon D90 DSLR

Nikon D90 DSLR
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The Nikon D90 is the first DSLR with video recording; yes, you can use any lens attached to the camera body (fisheye anyone?). Other specs: max ISO 6400, 12.3 megapixels.

Sonance Kayak Speakers

Sonance Kayak Speakers
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Most speakers have to hide behind a black mesh, but Sonance’s Kayak speakers bare it all with two cone shaped coaxial drivers; the acoustic reflector in the middle is for accurate stereo.

Nokia N85

Nokia N85

Nokia’s N85 is N96’s media-oriented sibling; while smaller, the 2.6″ screen is a bright AMOLED display. Also includes an FM radio, 8GB microSD card, 5 MP camera and 10 N-Gage games.

Linux Space Cube

Linux Space Cube

Only available in Japan, the Linux Space Cube by Shimafuji is the ultimate small form factor PC, measuring 2″x2″x1.7″. It has an NEC 333 Mhz CPU, 64MB of RAM, and a 1GB CF card.

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