Mottainai USB Flash: Japanese, Silk, Crystalline, and $850

Japanese USB fetishists SolidAlliance (maker of Sushi USB Flash Drives) has released an exceptionally expensive Flash stick—the Mottainai. 2 GB of memory housed in a case of bronze, crystals, a bit of gold and Nipponish flair will run you 100,000 Yen (or about $850). Mottainai refers to the concept of failure to… » 11/03/06 1:05pm 11/03/06 1:05pm

Circuit City's Holiday Survey Says You Want...

Circuit City's annual Holiday Survey results came out today and—surprise!—the company reports that out of 2,200 poll participants, most want consumer tech this holiday. For the third year running, electronics have beat out "family trip," "new car," "home appliances" and "other" as the gift of choice for the majority… » 11/02/06 7:30pm 11/02/06 7:30pm

RunAway = Nike+iPod/Nike

For anyone who wants to get running with the Nike+iPod Sport Kit but is disinclined to drop a hundred bucks on a new pair of special Nike+ kicks, comes the RunAway AnyShoe adapter. This $8 weatherproof sensor holder attaches to your running shoe's laces and has an easy-to-access button to turn the sensor's wireless… » 11/02/06 2:54pm 11/02/06 2:54pm