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Author Archive: Lambert Varias

Amazon to Give Away Kindle For Free This Year? [Rumor]

Amazon to Give Away Kindle For Free This Year? [Rumor]
A handful of people have noticed that the price for Amazon’s Kindle has been steadily dropping. That fact alone shouldn’t be surprising, because almost any gadget experiences a price drop as time passes by. The thing…
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We’re All Veterans of This War [Pokemon]

We’re All Veterans of This War [Pokemon]
I only played one Pokémon game, and I didn’t even finish it, so I don’t know if somewhere in its lore there’s a justification as to why the trainers don’t go to school. But if they…
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Video Game Controller Alarm Clocks: Get Your Time On

Video Game Controller Alarm Clocks: Get Your Time On
I just knew that controller evolution chart was missing some species. Thanks to artist Roger Ibars, my suspicions have been confirmed. His “Hard-wired devices” collection consists of 100 video game controllers, starting from the Atari 2600…
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LCD Cards: Write Your Message Calculator-Style

LCD Cards: Write Your Message Calculator-Style
Yellow Owl Workshop sells these quirky debossed cards for writing messages using the classic calculator-style font. Simply use the patterns to trace a letter or a number; there’s even a reference card included.…
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Handheld PS2: Not Really Portable, But Still Awesome

Handheld PS2: Not Really Portable, But Still Awesome
Portable console specialist Techknott has used his magical shrink ray on the best-selling console of all time. The result is still quite chunky, but you try holding a TV and the console in your hands.…
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PewPewPewPewPewPewPewPewPew: Voice-Controlled Shooter

PewPewPewPewPewPewPewPewPew: Voice-Controlled Shooter
What kind of game do you think would be awesome to play using voice commands only? Probably a military-type game, where you play a commanding officer. Or maybe a D&D game. I could think of a…
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IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off

IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off
How will alarm clocks wake thee? Let us count the ways. Here’s another innovative idea that will force both your body and your mind to wake up. Designed by Oliver Sha, the IQ Alarm Clock presents…
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Scientists Fool People Into Thinking They Have Three Arms, Doc Ock Not Impressed

Scientists Fool People Into Thinking They Have Three Arms, Doc Ock Not Impressed
Can you imagine how life would be like if you had an extra limb? It’s hard to think about isn’t it? But apparently it’s quite easy to convince our brains that we do have a third…
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Game Boy + Oscilloscope = NintendOscope

Game Boy + Oscilloscope = NintendOscope
Even though it was obviously not it’s primary function, the oscilloscope is considered to be one of the first video game systems. Flashing LEDs pays tribute to that appropriately geeky root of gaming with this clever…
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Intel Demos Light Peak, Has Cable Manufacturers Drooling

Intel Demos Light Peak, Has Cable Manufacturers Drooling
If you’ve been browsing tech blogs anytime during the past week, then you’ve heard the rumors that Apple will soon unveil upgrades to their MacBook Pro lineup, with one of the upgrades being Light Peak, an…
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+-Water Meter Concept Converts Water Consumption Into Actual Cost: Good Intention, Flawed Execution

+-Water Meter Concept Converts Water Consumption Into Actual Cost: Good Intention, Flawed Execution
Water meters usually display only the volume of water that has been consumed, and even then it’s not presented in an easily understandable format. What if you had a device in your house that also showed…
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Bust With Hidden Light Switch: Holy DIY Batman!

Bust With Hidden Light Switch: Holy DIY Batman!
I’m sure there are ready-to-use replicas of Batman’s Shakespeare bust (the one with the hidden switch) that you can buy somewhere – in fact we featured one a few years ago. But if you’ve got the…
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Video Game Controller Evolutionary Tree Has a Missing Link to the Keyboard

Video Game Controller Evolutionary Tree Has a Missing Link to the Keyboard
We’ve seen video game controllers cataloged periodic table-style, but I always thought an evolutionary tree would be more appropriate, especially since most controllers are just derivatives of a few classic designs. Finally, someone has come up…
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Valet Parking 1989: Remember How Cool the 80s Were? Back When You Were Parking Cars for a Living?

Valet Parking 1989: Remember How Cool the 80s Were? Back When You Were Parking Cars for a Living?
File this under So Bad, It’s Good: Valet Parking 1989 is a DSiWare game by Zordix AB, where you play as a parking attendant in “neon lit California” in the late 80s, earning money so you…
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Corning’s Vision of the Future is Filled With Glass (and Computers)

Corning’s Vision of the Future is Filled With Glass (and Computers)
Videos that depict the future of computers crop up every now and then, and although they are fun to watch, most of them are more flash than substance. This clip from Corning Inc. – the glass…
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The Millenterprise Falcon Makes the Kessel Run Faster Than Any Man Has Gone Before

The Millenterprise Falcon Makes the Kessel Run Faster Than Any Man Has Gone Before
I bet the Star Wars movies would have been much shorter if this was Han Solo’s ship: But in terms of appearance, I think the whole is less than the sum of its parts. You can…
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