Don't find yourself in an awkward situation where you've been bumped and you don't have any sort of protection on your device. Be a responsible citizen of the gadget-carrying world and experience today's important Gadgettes!Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 187 The double-glass iphone 4 is a shatter magnet iPhone 4accessories Phoneballs case protects iPhone in hairy situations First waterproof case for Kindle iPad posters in SF hijacked by porn… Read more
This video is one of the craziest things seen. Shell, the petroleum company, created a transparent Nissan 370Z to show how its Shell Helix oil works to keep a car's engine clean.
The first 30 seconds of this video is the actual commercial. Then Leila Prati, Shell Helix global brand manager, explains how the transparent car came about. The fabricators that built the car also created a double-the-normal-size, transparent, standalone engine so you can see in detail how the oil works.
Helix Wind announced Wednesday that it's beginning a trial run in Southern California to see if its wind turbines might be useful for powering cell phone towers.
The pilot program, conducted in conjunction with cell phone tower operator Core Communications, will experiment with whether the turbines powering cell phone towers could also generate surplus energy to sell back to the energy grid.
If they generate enough surplus … Read more
The Helix will be available in silver or pink at a suggested retail price of around $139.99 without a contract.
Helix Wind has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Venco Power, a Germany-based manufacturer of vertical axis small wind turbines, for $3.9 million in cash and common stock, the company announced Thursday.
With Venco comes greater access to the small wind residential market in Europe, along with three new products the company plans to add to its small wind product line, according to Helix Wind CEO Ian Gardner.
While all three models are for the small wind market, each has a distinctive look and different capacities. The Venco Twister 300-T produces power at wind speeds as low as … Read more
While wind turbines save money on power in the long term, the initial outlay for buying and installing one can be prohibitive to many homeowners even if they live in a state that offers generous rebates.
Helix Wind makes relatively small vertical-axis wind turbines that can generate electricity with winds as low as 10 mph. These small-scale wind turbines are designed for residential and small-business owners looking for microgeneration.
It may be a classic business model that helps potential customers fund this new technology.Helix Wind has partnered with Atoll Financial Group, a financial services company based in Washington, D.… Read more
On paper, Lavasoft Anti-Virus Helix contains the most sought-after components of antivirus applications: malicious software blockers, on-the-fly detection, a scanner, malicious software removal, and protection from e-mail viruses and Web threats. It offers full system scanning and lets you pick from preset scans or create a profile to scan a smaller portion of your PC, for instance, just your 'C' drive. But that shouldn't be a surprise once you realize that the product is virtually identical to Avira AntiVir. If you already use an Avira product, there's no reason to switch to Anti-Virus Helix.
Nevertheless, Lavasoft's Anti-Virus … Read more
Updated December 17 at 9:00 a.m. PST with a comment from Lavasoft.Lavasoft on Monday unveiled a new antivirus application it hopes will do as well as its runaway hit Ad-Aware.
A Lavasoft vice president told CNET in an e-mail:Yes, we do have a technology partnership with Avira for the anti-virus engine technology, as our company expertise is in anti-spyware. We have customers who have been asking us for years to … Read more
This week introduces WiiWare to a rhythm-game while the Virtual Console gets a duo of RPGs and classic fighting game.
WiiWareHelix (Ghostfire Games, 1,000 Wii points): With Helix comes one of the first rhythm-based games to grace the WiiWare arena. Use your Wii remote to hit various kinds of beats all in a colorful, mind-bending visual experience. Enjoy up to 26 songs with a number of different skill levels. Virtual Console Ys Book I & II (1989, Turbografx 16, 800 Wii points): Ys Book I & II is an intense RPG where you must uncover clues about a … Read more