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Microsoft Shows More Kinect for Windows Projects ‘a Gesture based 3D Model Navigation and MECOMS Smart Home’

The sales for Kinect have been amazing with over 18 million sold in the past year and the device wa also honored to receive a Guinness World Record for the fastest selling consumer electronics device ever.

Since, last year’s debut of Kinect for Windows, the device has caught on with a …

SlingPlayer Mobile for iPhoen and iPod Touch Updates, Gets ‘HD Video, Streaming, Programing Guide’

Slingplayer Mobile app that lets you watch and control your home TV and DVR on your iPhone or iPod touch! has reached version 2.0.

When connected over 3G or Wi-Fi to a Slingbox SOLO, or PRO-HD, the award winning SlingPlayer Mobile software will play anything you can see on your TV at home …

Chief Household Officer (CHO) YouTube Channel Launched

Today’s multi-tasking Chief Household Officer are full-blown owner/operators of their households, employing all the same methods as corporations–from programming the daily calendar to Tweeting the kids home for dinner, from running weekly budget meetings to implementing long-term financial strategies.

CHO is a new series, produced by Howcast and brought to the web by …

95% Americans Earning Over $75,000 Use Internet and Cell Phones: Study by PEW Internet and American Life Project

PEW Internet and American Life Project has come out with a new study about internet use based on household income that includes some data on how these segments use search. Those in higher-income households are different from other Americans in their tech ownership and use.

95% of Americans who live in households earning …

Google Invests $86 Million In Low-Income Housing Via U.S. Bank

U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), a division of U.S. Bank, has arranged and will manage an $86 million Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) fund for Google. According to release, the fund will used for the construction and operation of 480 affordable rental housing units for low income families and senior citizens in seven communities …

Whirlpool Refrigerator with door-mounted tablet PC

Data Evolution will use Windows CE to build a tablet PC designed for refrigerator door mounting. The “Clio Vu” PC will work with Whirlpool’s already-shipping GD5VVAXT refrigerator, which boasts a door-mounted “centralpark” port suitable for DVD players, photo-frames, satellite radios, and other devices, according …

Keep Cool Outdoors With a Misting System

Does your backyard go unused during the hottest days of the year? Enjoy the outdoors all year round with the Outdoor Misting System, an all-in-one kit designed to cool the air by as much as 20 degrees. This easy-to-install system uses a fine mist to cool any 10-foot outdoor area, from …

LG’s Designer Steam Washing Machine

LG has introduced a new limited edition designer “Steam Washing Machine”, which comes in four different prints — “Cloisonné – striking dark flowers on a black background, Imperial Flower – a regal red floral design on white, the light green on white airy floral Sevilla and a modern …

EGlass – Dim Your Window Glass Electronically

Innovative Glass offers two kinds of so called EGlass. SPD Smartglass is a soft blue tinted glass that gives you the ability to “tune” the amount of light and sun glare streaming through a window or skylight. The LC Glass is a privacy product, that allows you to instantly switch the glass from …

Home Heartbeat

The Home Heartbeat System is a new and innovative way to increase your home awareness by giving you vital information about the essential systems in your home. No matter where you are the system delivers the information you want about your home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Home Heartbeat – Home Monitoring Alert

The Home Heartbeat System is a new and innovative way to increase your home awareness by giving you vital information about the essential systems in your home. No matter where you are the system delivers the information you want about your home 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

LG LCD TV Refrigerator

LG’s new LSC27990TT LCD TV Refrigerator,  while keeping its food-storing attributes fresh,  also features a 15″ LCD TV in the right side door that is cable-ready and has connectors for a DVD player, as well as a 4″ LCD above the left door ice/water dispenser that features weather reports, date/time, …

Frog Pod

Frog Pod from Boon ($30). Not only does it function as a shelf, hanger, and bin for all their bathing necessities, but the detachable bin acts as a scoop for the toys, and has holes in the bottom so the toys can be easily rinsed off after playtime, err… …

Cuisinart Wine Cellar

With the Cuisinart Wine Cellar ($180) you don’t even need a dedicated room in the basement. The small box provides rack space for up to eleven bottles and a compressor-less cooling system keeps the inside the perfect temperature while the stainless steel exterior keeps the whole thing looking stylish. …