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Archive for May 2007

Dream Arcades Intros Dreamcade 2.0 Gaming Cabinet

Dream Arcades Intros Dreamcade 2.0 Gaming Cabinet
Fans of arcade games should definitely give this new arcade cabinet a look. Dream Arcades latest system is loaded to the gills with features, yet is very reasonably priced as home arcade systems go. The $1799 Dreamcade 2.0 is a Windows-based arcade system with over 145 licensed games pre-loaded.

The Happy Monkey Fm Radio

The Happy Monkey Fm Radio
Yes, you read that right. It’s happy, it’s a monkey, and it’s an FM radio. Featuring the most self-explanatory product name ever, the Happy Monkey FM Radio is the perfect accoutrement for fans of monkeys, FM radio or just generally happy people.

USB Drives Look Like Tiny Baked Goods

USB Drives Look Like Tiny Baked Goods
It seems like I can’t go a week without running across some ridiculous flash memory drives inspired by something completely unrelated to computing. Today’s special: these Freshly Baked USB Drives, featuring enough carbs to make Dr.

Metro Retro LED Dot Clocks

Metro Retro LED Dot Clocks
These retro/mod LED clocks use an array of individual LEDs to form each digit on their display. Available from Japan’s ZakkaShop, the Metro LED DOT clock series comes in red, green or amber varieties. Available in either horizontal desktop or vertical wall mount versions, the clocks retail for ¥7,800 (appx.

Kingmax Super Stick: World’s Smallest Flash Drive

Kingmax Super Stick: World’s Smallest Flash Drive
These new USB flash memory drives from Kingmax are just a tiny bit larger than a paper clip. Measuring just 34 x 12.4 x 2.2mm and weighing in just 1 gram, the Kingmax Super Stick claims the current title of “world’s smallest” flash drive.

Hidden Spy Camera Alarm Clock

Hidden Spy Camera Alarm Clock
This alarm clock radio hides a dirty little secret beneath its innocent exterior. The clock has a tiny little wireless camera hidden in its face. Available for about $64 from wholesale importer ChinaVasion, the Hidden Camera Spy Clock has a full color camera that transmits to a remote receiver for recording whatever it spies.

Gamecube Portable Casemod?

Gamecube Portable Casemod?
Here’s what looks like a very cool portable casemod for the Nintendo GameCube. The so-called “GameCube Advance” handheld opens up to reveal access to a large LCD screen and complete gaming controls. On the outside, there’s OLED display for accessing the system’s built-in MP3 player.

Speakers Change Color to the Beat of the Music

Speakers Change Color to the Beat of the Music
These speakers out of England let you run your own desktop disco when you connect your portable media player or computer. These color-changing speakers have a set of LEDs that can be set to automatically change to the rhythm of the currently playing track.

Technorobot: the Paper Automaton

Technorobot: the Paper Automaton
Sure, you could go spend hundreds of dollars on one of those fancy robot kits, or you could be a cheap bastard like me, and pick up one of these. At just 12 bucks, you can’t expect much.

Plezo Mp3 Player Does Game Emulation

Plezo Mp3 Player Does Game Emulation
This new MP3 player out of Korea features one special capability that makes it truly stand out from the crowd – it plays emulated video games. The Plezo PMG-250 media player features technology that lets it play classic (and not so classic) games from Sega MegaDrive, Nintendo NES and GameBoy Color consoles.

Mario’s Real Life: Not a Pretty Sight

Mario’s Real Life: Not a Pretty Sight
This clip features the real life story of the famous plumber’s addiction to those little magic mushrooms… The video, by P0YKPAC is a sad, sad tale, but the (mildly NSFW) clip is really quite funny. Mario’s struggles with the “stuff” lead him down a path of self destruction and it all ends with tragic consequences.

Creative Zen Stone: Tiny Mp3 Player, Tiny Price

Creative Zen Stone: Tiny Mp3 Player, Tiny Price
Creative today announced their latest MP3 player, the ZEN Stone. Aimed squarely between the eyes of Apple’s iPod Shuffle, the Stone is a small, flash-based player designed for the low-end of the market. The 1GB Zen Stone will retail for the amazingly low price of just $39.99 (roughly half the price of the equivalent iPod.)

Tubular Clock Tells Time With Words

Tubular Clock Tells Time With Words
Like Art Lebedev’s (vaporware) Verbarius clock, this unique timepiece uses words to describe the current time, rather than using numbers. Time is displayed on the Tubular Time Clock in phrases such as “quarter past four” and “five minutes past six” instead of the pedestrian “4:15” and “6:05.”

Aquapict: Jellyfish Without the Sting

Aquapict: Jellyfish Without the Sting
This desktop aquarium lets you enjoy the beauty of some of earth’s most mysterious creatures from the comfort of your own home. The Banpresto Aquapict Jellyfish Aquarium features three amazingly real looking undersea critters (made from silicone,) and illuminates them with color-changing LEDs to give them an other-worldly glow.

Brica Multimedia Dvr Fits in Your Pocket

Brica Multimedia Dvr Fits in Your Pocket
How would you like a single device that combines a still camera, camcorder, mp3 player, FM radio, voice recorder, e-book viewer, webcam and a DVR? Oh yeah… and what if it was small enough to fit in the palm of your hand?

It’s Toast-Errific… the Toast Printer

It’s Toast-Errific… the Toast Printer
Sure, we’ve seen toast with images of Elvis, Jesus and other famous cultural icons, but this device lets you create any image you’d like, in toast form. The computer controlled toast burner uses a specially modified CNC fabricator with a hot air gun in its carriage.

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