All in all, it's been a pretty good week for Sony's PSP, at least in Japan. First it gets a new color in the special "Bronze Edition," and now it has its own cradle. The latter isn't designed to enhance the gaming experience, according to Slippery Brick, but to make it easier for Japanese consumers to watch TV on the device using that country's 1seg signals while charging it at the same time. It even comes with a remote for those viewers with good enough eyesight to watch the small screen from a distance. … Read more
There aren't many, but one of the downsides of the digital revolution is noise pollution. The proliferation of gadgetry in our society has given rise to a constant cacophony of beeps, rings, buzzes and Beyonce ringtones. On any given day, the sound of our own phones is enough to push us over the brink, which is why we usually keep them on vibrate. But even a vibrating phone can sound like a buzz saw when it's bouncing around on a wooden desktop.
Here's one possible solution that could work equally well in a deafening office where a … Read more