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Archive for August 2008

Notebook Pc Keyboard Splits Open to Reveal 2nd Screen

Notebook Pc Keyboard Splits Open to Reveal 2nd Screen
I like to think that I know a thing or two about computers. I was beginning to think I’d seen just about everything, when I came across this fascinating oddity. What you’re looking at is a truly unique beast, the Ergonomic Dual Screen Split Keyboard Notebook Portable Personal Computer – I’ll just call it EDSSKNCPPC for short ;) The model shown is actually known as “the Executive” (because what executive wouldn’t want one of these in place of his or her Crackberry?)

Someone Should Make Speakers That Look Like These

Someone Should Make Speakers That Look Like These
Here’s a nifty idea for some nifty desktop speakers. All you need is 6 cheap square Mylar speakers, 21 cable ties, and the patience to stitch ’em together into a see-through cube. Et Voilà! This speaker cube was recently spotted over on the MAKE: Flickr Pool and seems like a really cool concept.

Make Virtual LEGO Creations on Your Mac With Bricksmith

Make Virtual LEGO Creations on Your Mac With Bricksmith
Bricksmith is an open source application that allows you to make awesome virtual Lego models on your Mac. It’s a bit like a complex, tricked-out version of this LEGO iPhone app concept. Bricksmith was created by Allen Smith.

Wear Your Addiction Proudly With Crackberry Earrings

Wear Your Addiction Proudly With Crackberry Earrings
These BlackBerry earrings show the world you’re addicted to that sweet little device, and that you’re not afraid to show it. BlackBerry (or as it’s commonly known, crackberry) addiction is actually getting to be somewhat passé, what with the iPhone mania.

Tokyoflash Watch Contest Answers, Winners Announced

Tokyoflash Watch Contest Answers, Winners Announced
The results are in for our just completed Tokyoflash watch giveaway, and I can now reveal the answers and winners. Read on for the answers, the winners’ names, and some really special watch designs in case you’ve never seen them before.

Rock Out Your Birthday With This Guitar Hero Cake

Rock Out Your Birthday With This Guitar Hero Cake
This fabulously rendered Guitar Hero cake is sure to rock out any birthday event. There is a detailed and often hilarious tutorial on I’m Not Charming that tells you exactly how to make it, with pictures of each step of the process.

Rainbowlicious 10-Pack of iPhone 3g Covers

Rainbowlicious 10-Pack of iPhone 3g Covers
This 10-pack of silicone iPhone covers comes in every color of the rainbow, so you can change your iPhone to match your clothes, your mood, the room you’re in, or whatever else you can think of.

Cell Phone Cigarette Handset is Smoke Free

Cell Phone Cigarette Handset is Smoke Free
I’m really not sure who the target audience is for this odd mobile phone handset. Maybe it’s for people trying to quit smoking? Or is it for people who want to look like they’re smokers? Regardless, you sure will look goofy making your phone calls into this thing.

Cross-Stitch Pac-Man Could be Hanging on Your Wall

Cross-Stitch Pac-Man Could be Hanging on Your Wall
Looking for a great piece of art for the retro video game enthusiast in your life? Look no further than this lovely little Pac-Man cross stitch that recently found its way onto Etsy. Technabob fave artist lostmitten has recently broken into the art of needlepoint, hand-stitching pixel-perfect scenes from classic video games like this one from everyone’s favorite dot-gobbler, Pac-Man.

LEGO Pop Art Mosaics Built Brick by Tiny Brick

LEGO Pop Art Mosaics Built Brick by Tiny Brick
These LEGO brick art pieces are the perfect way to brighten up any drab room. Painstakingly assembled by artist Motion5, these artworks use anywhere from 800 to 4000 colorful single-peg LEGO building blocks. Pieces range in size from 10″x10″ up to 20″x30″, and Motion5 will also do custom designs to your specifications.

Tikitoonz Tiki Speakers Say Aloha

Tikitoonz Tiki Speakers Say Aloha
Getting ready to throw that last big pool party before the Summer comes to an end? There’s nothing better than a Luau themed party, complete with a variety of rum-and-fruit-juice-infused cocktails served in some Tiki Tumblers.

Smoon Ombrella Lamp Looks Like a Flying Saucer Overhead

Smoon Ombrella Lamp Looks Like a Flying Saucer Overhead
This funky modern lighting fixture might be named for its umbrella-like shape, but to me it looks like some sort of alien jellyfish is about land its spacecraft in your living room. Created by French furniture designers Beau & Bien, the Smoon Ombrella lamp gets its sculptural potato chip-like shape from custom cut Plexiglas.

This Robot Uses Pencil Erasers as Bumpers

This Robot Uses Pencil Erasers as Bumpers
This is a pretty sweet autonomous robot that employs pencil erasers as bumpers. It’s called No. 2, Champion Autonomous Mini-Sumo Robot (a name that just rolls off the tongue, no?) It was made by David Cook (not the American Idol winner, though, it’s a different David Cook.)

Alter Ego 3d Facial Animations Are Really, Really, Real

Alter Ego 3d Facial Animations Are Really, Really, Real
This amazing combination of technology and graphical artistry makes for some of the most realistic and precise 3D animated facial expressions I’ve ever seen come out of a computer. Pendulum Studios’, AlterEgo division combines facial expression software, precision motion capture, and good old-fashioned artistry to reproduce the most minute facial movements you’ve ever seen on a digital actor.

Clock-a-Doodle-Doo: Time Telling Magna Doodle Hack

Clock-a-Doodle-Doo: Time Telling Magna Doodle Hack
This unique electromechanical clock is like a cross between a Magna Doodle and an Etch-a-Sketch. Using a modified Magna Doodle as the basis for their display, the Clock-a-Doodle-Doo is the brainchild of a recent UCLA mechanical engineering class.

Karaoke Saver: the DIY Breathalyzer Microphone

Karaoke Saver: the DIY Breathalyzer Microphone
You know how karaoke is really fun until someone drinks a little too much and starts majorly hogging the mic for their less-than-moving versions of American Pie and N*Sync B-sides? Now you can shut them down with cold, hard facts about their blood alcohol content, by employing this sneaky breathalyzer microphone.

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