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Bluetooth Speakers!

This pair of Bluetooth speakers pair up with any Bluetooth player or Cell Phone, and their maker says they're the world's first completely wireless Bluetooth speakers. Sure, there are plenty of others, but they have a wire between the two speakers, but these have none. You don't even have to plug them into the wall, either, because they use two rechargeable Li-polymer batteries in each one.

They're made by a company that calls itself Samsin, one of those brand names that might sound like something else if you're not listening carefully. At least they didn't call it Sonik or Toshitba. The speakers will play up to eight hours of music on full charge battery, and will sit there on standby for 240, with a recharging time of 3.5 hours. With that kind of battery life, you might need to put your ear right up next to the speakers to hear them. At $138 a pair, the pair of speakers don't look all that glamorous, but the fact that its completely wireless is what makes the difference!



Kinetik Backpack and Briefcase for Laptops

If you carry a lot of gadgets with yourself like me, the new Kinetik Backpack and Briefcase for Laptops is just the right thing for you. Lots of space and sub-divided into several compartments, this cool looking bag is also robust enough to protect all the gadgets that you might put into it.

ZegnaSport Solar JKT Jacket to power your phone and iPod

The use of the solar energy for cellphones and other mobile devices looks to be the next hot trend. Italian design house ZEGNA has created ZegnaSport Solar Jacket that has built-in solar cells to charge your iPod or mobile phone.

Zegna Sport Solar JKT was developed together with German company Interactive Wear. The power cells for this jacket are fitted into the neopren collar with the electricity transferred via conducting textile cables to a small Li-Ion storage battery or directly to your phone and mp3 player. The storage battery takes 8 hours to load and will charge your phone in about 4 hours.

Zegna expects ZegnaSport Solar JKT jacket to become a part of it's summer 2008 collection. Hmm, I could certainly use one these with my Sony Ericcson W810!


Compiled by Mahdin Mahboob


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