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Author Archive: Lambert Varias

Star Wars Dioramas at The 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show: The Detailed Side of the Force

Star Wars Dioramas at The 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show: The Detailed Side of the Force
We’ve seen a few Star Wars dioramas – most of them made with LEGO –  but these works of art from the 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show are unbelievably beautiful. They may not have hundreds of characters…
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c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis

c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis
Last year, a man named Barry Altman founded Commodore USA, LLC and acquired the rights to the Commodore computer brand. His company has since relaunched the brand along with the Commodore 64, the legendary all-in-one computer…
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iPlate Adds a Layer of Photoshop to Your Dinner

iPlate Adds a Layer of Photoshop to Your Dinner
…which is why these should have been called Photoplate instead. Whatever their name, Todd Burka’s designs will make Photoshop fans think of the possibilities of edible editing. What if you could enlarge or multiply your food…
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Wiretap Splitter Multiplies Usefulness of Headphone Jacks

Wiretap Splitter Multiplies Usefulness of Headphone Jacks
I was checking out the 2012 Time Traveler’s Calendar at Kickstarter when I stumbled upon – kickstarted upon? – this clever gadget by ESDevices. It’s called the Wiretap, and it’s a more versatile audio splitter because…
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Assassin’s Creed: Revelations: Editions: Confusions

Assassin’s Creed: Revelations: Editions: Confusions
I’d like to think that I’m not as cynical or heavily nostalgic when it comes to video games, but sometimes I do miss the simpler times of gaming. Back in those days I didn’t have to…
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Apple Has Siri and Microsoft Has…GLaDOS? [Kinect Hack]

Apple Has Siri and Microsoft Has…GLaDOS? [Kinect Hack]
Owners of the iPhone 4S have their own virtual assistant in the form of the helpful and mostly respectful Siri. But if Corey Thomas gets his way, all PC users can have their own voice-activated virtual…
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AirCassette for iOS: Buy it for How It Looks, Not How It Sounds

AirCassette for iOS: Buy it for How It Looks, Not How It Sounds
Do you miss looking at cassette tapes? Yes, I said looking. I don’t think anyone would miss their sound quality (or lack thereof). Unlike CDs or today’s intangible digital music, the look and form of cassette…
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Snap! iPhone Camera Case adds Real Shutter Button, Fake Lens

Snap! iPhone Camera Case adds Real Shutter Button, Fake Lens
Earlier this year we featured a concept for an iPhone case called iShuttr that not only made the phone look like a camera but added camera functionality as well, such as a Xenon flash and shutter…
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DIY Wrist-Mounted Crossbow: Wrist Augmentation

DIY Wrist-Mounted Crossbow: Wrist Augmentation
Real-life Forge Patrick Priebe wowed and nearly blinded us with his palm-mounted laser. Now he’s back with another hand part-mounted doer of harm – a wrist-mounted crossbow gauntlet.…
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Star Wars Gomu Erasers: for the Rebels Who Still Use Pencils (and Paper)

Star Wars Gomu Erasers: for the Rebels Who Still Use Pencils (and Paper)
I honestly can’t remember the last time I used a pencil, but if you’re still using those sticks of dead things to write on sheets of dead trees, you can correct your mistakes with the help…
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iTat: Customize and/or Scar Your iPhone 4 Life. Yo.

iTat: Customize and/or Scar Your iPhone 4 Life. Yo.
We featured a line of cases for the iPhone 4 called iTattoo, but this odd customization deserves that name more, as tacky as it is. Made by Sirtified, the iTat creates a permanent etching into the…
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Minecraft Weeping Angels Mod Makes Creepers Like Winged Zombies

Minecraft Weeping Angels Mod Makes Creepers Like Winged Zombies
From what I gather, Minecraft is already a pretty scary game on it’s own, but this mod by Minecraft Forum member/Dr. Who fan/general cruel person a_dizzle makes being a blocky miner and crafter a lot scarier.…
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QR Code Virtual Costume: for the Shy or Lazy Geek

QR Code Virtual Costume: for the Shy or Lazy Geek
Redditor adriannezy wanted to “participate in Halloween at the absolute minimum level” at her workplace, so she went as a QR code. Well, not exactly. She went as a clever geek, who found a way to…
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WiFi Hotspot & Flash Drive Cufflinks Connect More Than Your Cuffs

WiFi Hotspot & Flash Drive Cufflinks Connect More Than Your Cuffs
Last year we featured a pair of flash drive cufflinks. Luxury cufflink maker Ravi Ratan ups the ante this year with an even geekier pair of fasteners, perfect for those of you who are known by…
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Siri Used for Home Automation: She Can Speak to Appliances Too

Siri Used for Home Automation: She Can Speak to Appliances Too
Siri can trade jokes and witty banter with you and even serve you beer, but programmer Christopher Deutsch aka CDeutsch has come up with a more practical application for the virtual assistant. Using the help of…
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Time Twister LEGO Clock Spends Most of its Time Telling the Time

Time Twister LEGO Clock Spends Most of its Time Telling the Time
Programmer/Dad/Casual Mindstormer Hans Andersson has earned a reputation on the mean and geeky streets of the Internets as a LEGO Mindstorms master. His first two Mindstorms creations were machines capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube and…
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