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Archive for April 2008

Philips DVD Player Offers iPod Dock, 9-Inch Screen

Philips DVD Player Offers iPod Dock, 9-Inch Screen
You may or may not recall this nifty portable Philips DVD player that let you snap your iPod into its case so you could play your digital media on the go. This new variant on the design is less about taking your player on the road, and more about playing your media at home. Perfect for a kitchen countertop or any other place where you don’t need a big screen, Philips DCP951/37 Docking Entertainment System moves away from the clamshell case design to a flat, one-piece design that can stand up on its own.

Super Mario Afghan is Super Special

Super Mario Afghan is Super Special
I’ve been keeping my eyes on the work in progress for this impeccable Super Mario Brothers afghan throw, and I’m happy to report that the masterpiece is finally complete. It took North Carolina crafter Tracy Thomasson (aka ‘thomcatdesigns’) 71 days to crochet this beauty, featuring the likenesses of Mario, Koopa and a Goomba as they go about their everyday lives in the Mushroom Kingdom.
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Pandora: Open Source Linux Gaming Handheld

Pandora: Open Source Linux Gaming Handheld
While the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS have cornered the mainstream handheld video game market, there’s still plenty of room for systems for those of us who don’t mind getting our hands a little bit dirty.

Bioshock Gets the Anime Treatment

Bioshock Gets the Anime Treatment
While Bioshock was one of the darkest and bone-chilling games I’ve ever played, this recent gamer fan art somehow manages to make those creepy Little Sisters just a little less imposing. This Anime Bioshock illustration by Shuugo envisions the little sisters with those bright Anime saucer eyes, making them look more curious than ominous.

Space Invaders Get Even on Nintendo Wii

Space Invaders Get Even on Nintendo Wii
Taito Japan is revamping the Space Invaders franchise with a totally new twist on the classic gameplay. This time, you’re not on defense, instead you get to control the invaders yourself. Space Invaders Get Even puts you in command up to 300 individual pixelated aliens using your Wii-mote and Nunchuk controllers. Using the Nunchuck, you direct a UFO to drop hundreds of aliens on forest, city and military targets, destroying everything in their path.

E-Mail Goes Low Tech

E-Mail Goes Low Tech
Working in the online biz, I just can’t seem to get away from e-mail. All day and all night, the messages flow. I get hundreds each and every day (and that’s before the spam). I can only imagine how big that stack of would be if the messages were written on good old paper. Now you too can put down your laptops, Blackberries and iPhones and go old school with these fun paper e-mail pads.

Neo Geo Arcade Controller Works on Wii

Neo Geo Arcade Controller Works on Wii
Fans of the old school Neo Geo console have been getting their fix of their favorite games the Wii’s Virtual Console for a while now. But playing those classic games using a Wii-mote or crummy gamepad controller just can’t compare to the Neo Geo’s original arcade controller. Now you can have your cake and eat it too with SNK’s Neo Geo Stick 2 controller for the Nintendo Wii.

Ben Heck’s PS3 Laptop Hits the Streets [Casemod]

Ben Heck’s PS3 Laptop Hits the Streets [Casemod]
Looks like our favorite god of mods is at it again. This time, Ben Heck has really outdone himself with this amazing feat of engineering — cramming an entire Playstation 3 into a laptop. The portable PS3 features a slick, glossy black case, and a nice big 17-inch LCD screen running at 720p resolution.

NES Controller, Gameboy Swallow Nintendo Ds Lite

NES Controller, Gameboy Swallow Nintendo Ds Lite
These clever cases may look like retro Nintendo technology, but they’re actually designed to keep your spankin’ new Nintendo DS Lite safe and cosy. Artist janis13 creates these great classic Gameboy and NES Controller pouches which are just the right size for the DS Lite.

Bird-Electron Mobile Speaker Looks Cool, Colorful

Bird-Electron Mobile Speaker Looks Cool, Colorful
Take your sound on the road with these portable speakers from Japan’s Bird-Electron. The compact EZISON 0 speaker is packaged in a little brushed aluminum box that can go anywhere. Available in a variety of colors, each speaker comes attached to Italian leather strap that makes it easy to carry anywhere.

Tiny Super Nintendo Papercraft Goes Anywhere

Tiny Super Nintendo Papercraft Goes Anywhere
This amazing papercraft Super Nintendo system is so small that it’ll fit in the palm of your hand. Created by Chilean papercrafter ryo007, the teeny tiny SNES even include a pair of minuscule controllers and a set of game cartridges.

Hp Custom Designer Laptops Hit the Auction Block

Hp Custom Designer Laptops Hit the Auction Block
Want to score a really cool, original laptop? Then get your checkbooks ready. On Monday, May 12, PC Magazine is launching an online charity auction (on eBay) of nine custom HP laptops lovingly embellished by famous U.S.

Remote-Controlled Paintball Turret is Ready for Action

Remote-Controlled Paintball Turret is Ready for Action
Do you hate most of your neighbors like I do? I was hoping to get my hands on that paintball-firing robot so I could deal with them, but it turned out that was a one-of-a-kind deal.

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete
ThinkGeek recently announced their latest electronic gadget, a device that can easily convert your old Betamax Tapes to brand-spankin’-new HD-DVD discs. While it won’t handle transfers of DIVX, MiniDisc or SelectaVision Videodiscs, the BetaMaxHD will convert between two of the most undoubtedly out-of-fashion consumer media formats money can (or can’t) buy.

Pac-Man Quilt is Driving Me Crazy

Pac-Man Quilt is Driving Me Crazy
This retro arcade quilt makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. The throw features the pixel-y likenesses of Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man and all of their ghostly pals (along with some delicious 8-bit cherries). Posted by s0choice over on the Craftster forums, the handmade quilt is one of my favorites in a long time.

Oregon Scientific Projection Alarm Clocks Look Sharp

Oregon Scientific Projection Alarm Clocks Look Sharp
These digital alarm clocks from Oregon Scientific offer up a bold modern design that’s sure to look great on your bedside table. Featuring a striking black and white case with a futuristic, bright orange-on-black display, there’s no way you’ll miss one of these clocks when you roll over in the middle of the night to check the time.
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