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This virtual tour of Bill Gates house was filmed in 2007 and gives you an idea of how much money, how much tech, and how much money Bill Gates has jammed in to his huge house. "Residence encompasses more than 66,000 square feet which is equal to 1.5 acres.The major rooms include 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, six kitchens, and six fireplaces." Video after...

Today people tend to have at least one iPod or iPhone, and most (at least in my small circle) have two or more.  Looks like JVC gets the trend with their latest – the JVC NX-D2 and JVC UX-F3.  Both units can hold two of the portable media players simultaneously. The NX-D2 features a powerful 230-watt system with a three-way speaker system, charging...

How To Get Started With Boxee on Howcast Boxee has made a name for itself by simplifying the process of consolidating entertainment content for the PC.  The product is great, but not everyone wants to watch TV on their computer, or have a computer tethered to a TV in the living room.  Looks like Boxee has addressed the issue with the launch of their new IPTV set top box powered by the Nvidia Tegra 2. The best part about Boxee's approach is rather than using the traditional content provider model, Boxee...

Looks like Sybas Technology is jumping into the video content boxes with a clean UI and few extra frills.  The Popbox has an ethernet port for getting the goods and a HDMI port for putting it on your TV.  Forget about storage unless you want to add an SD card or USB hard drive.  No need for a Tivo or PC to run Netflix online on your TV now,...

Looking for the perfect gift for someone who isn't easily impressed, check out the MOVA Globe.  The world globe is suspended on a clear acrylic stand and has an internal motor that is solar powered and works with normal room lighting.  There is also a powerful magnet that aligns with magnetic north so it rotates properly.  The thing is...

One thing that every audio system in the 70's and 80's had was the cool bouncing needle of the analog gauge.  The analog gauges (for the most part) have disappeared from our tech gadgets in the last 20 years or so. MintPass (weird name) is bringing back the old style analog gauges on their cube MP3 player.  The cube measures 2"x2"x2"...

A new gadget from 3M. The MPro120 is a pocket projector. This is a very new category of projectors, and certainly will be very popular amongst business types or rich dudes.  The MPro 120 projects VGA (640 x 480) resolution 12 lumens of brightness, with a 4:3 aspect ratio. The battery can last up to 4 hours, pretty good for a presentation or two.  The...

The idea is so simple it almost isn't worth writing about.  I mean, Kableflags are basically small labels for your plugged in gadgets.  Why not make your own with tape?  Good question, and the answer is, because if I made my own they would suck.  The Kableflags are made of a hard rubbery material and won't age or get...

Still have a record collection laying around?  Don't want to drag out the old record player?  The battery powered Stokyo Soundwagon (minibus) basically drives around the records surface and plays the music through a built-in speaker.  Yours for $89.99 here.  Still don't get it watch the video after the break. ...

If you are looking for a small pico projector for your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPod video and don't care about the cost you may want to check out the Sparkz projector/dock.  The Sparkz will project up to 60-inches, has 640×480 resolution, and stereo speakers.  Sounds good but it sure doesn't come cheap at $495.  Video of the Sparkz...