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Archive for April 2009

Amazon Deal of the Day: Get a $500 Discount on Sigma Dp1 14 Megapixel Camera

Amazon Deal of the Day: Get a $500 Discount on Sigma Dp1 14 Megapixel Camera
If you’re looking for a mid-priced digital camera, you should check out Amazon’s Gold Box for today, because they’re cutting $500 bucks or a whopping 56% off the list price of the Sigma DP1, selling the 14 megapixel camera for only $399 (USD).

Eyeborg: Canadian Filmmaker Installs a Red LED Into His Prosthetic Eye

Eyeborg: Canadian Filmmaker Installs a Red LED Into His Prosthetic Eye
Filmmaker Rob Spence lost his eye when he was 11 years old. He was playing with a shotgun back in his grandfather’s farm in Ireland when it backfired. Now he and his partners in the Eyeborg Project want to “transform his loss into a superhuman strength” for art’s sake.

On Ebay: Candy Conquers the Final Frontier With Limited Edition Star Trek Pez Set

On Ebay: Candy Conquers the Final Frontier With Limited Edition Star Trek Pez Set
Trekkies like candies too. This limited edition, 8-piece Star Trek Pez gift set is further proof that Trekkies aren’t so different from you and me and therefore must not be shunned, no matter how obsessed they are with made up languages and men that wear headbands over their eyes.

Get Your Xbox Live Arcade Fix Direct From Amazon

Get Your Xbox Live Arcade Fix Direct From Amazon
Amazon’s gaming section has been going through some serious expansion lately. The online retailer recently added game trade-ins to their services, and now? Customers can buy Xbox Live Arcade titles directly through Amazon. No points, no problems; buy and get a code that allows the download to your Xbox Live account.

Game Boy Plushies Grow Legs

Game Boy Plushies Grow Legs
There’s just something about the iconic Game Boy that makes people want to give it a face, thus turning the system into a lovable character. The latest examples may not be quite as expressive as the last personable Game Boy plushies seen around these parts, but they do have something going for them: legs.

NES Controller Purse for 8-Bit Fashionistas

NES Controller Purse for 8-Bit Fashionistas
Here’s a fun accessory for you retro gamer girls out there. This old school NES controller purse was handcrafted by artist inhope. The bag was stitched together from pieces of handcut vinyl, and is a dead ringer for the iconic grey, black and red 8-bit controller.

Kisai Denshoku LED Watch: How a Cylon Tells the Time

Kisai Denshoku LED Watch: How a Cylon Tells the Time
Inspired by the neon lights of the flashy Shinjuku district of Tokyo, this new watch out of Japan is sure to draw plenty of attention when you check the time. The Kisai Denshoku watch is crafted from aluminum and stainless steel, and tells time using a unique set of stacked orange LED bars.

Gold Brick Mouse is 999.9 Pure Ridiculosity

Gold Brick Mouse is 999.9 Pure Ridiculosity
This gold bullion mouse is sure to make your friends and co-workers think that you’ve got money to burn – especially when you plug it into a matching gold brick USB hub and then plug that into your gold MacBook Pro.

Celebrate Nintendo Dsi Us Debut With Electronic Peep Show

Celebrate Nintendo Dsi Us Debut With Electronic Peep Show
Nintendo’s current handheld has mutated over the years (as their handhelds are wont to do), from a hefty brick Phat model to the sleek lines of the latest iteration, the DSi. That latest system celebrated its US debut this week, and already the poor thing has been stripped, her guts revealed in a greedy technological orgy of discovery.

Only the Very Best Street Fighters Can Wear This Shirt

Only the Very Best Street Fighters Can Wear This Shirt
So you’re the Hadouken master in Street Fighter IV. Yeah, that used to mean something, but now, friends, you’re second tier. You’ve been kicked off the hill. Until you can throw down a little mood music on the piano with a flurry of buttons, you’re just small potatoes.

Deceptiphone: LG Promotes Transformers 2 With a Special Edition of Their Versa Model

Deceptiphone: LG Promotes Transformers 2 With a Special Edition of Their Versa Model
At the recent CTIA show, LG unveiled the special edition Transformers 2 Versa phone. Since the upcoming movie is about the bad guys hitting back (but didn’t they start this while thing in the first place?),

Kozo Lamps: Just Turn the Faucet on and Light Comes Out! Wait What?

Kozo Lamps: Just Turn the Faucet on and Light Comes Out! Wait What?
While the people behind Design2009 could not have possibly chosen a more generic Etsy name, their products are bursting with creativity. Their KOZO line of handmade lamps make use of pipes and faucets to come up with a raw and tough take on the good old lamp.

Microblogging on Twitter is So Passé: Slate V’S Flutter Offers Nanoblogging

Microblogging on Twitter is So Passé: Slate V’S Flutter Offers Nanoblogging
A long long time ago, way back in 2006, Twitter burst onto the blogging scene and introduced microblogging, forcing people to post messages that can’t be longer than 140 characters. But the people behind Twitter grossly overestimated our reading capacity, and now a new trend, nanoblogging, is going to cash in on that.

Play International Karate on the Go With the Commodore 64 Laptop

Play International Karate on the Go With the Commodore 64 Laptop
It only took Ben Heckendorn a week and a half to make a Commodore 64 laptop that really looks like it was from 1982. What can you do in a week and a half? Me? I can finish Contra in a week and a half.

Cect M188 Puts an iPhone Clone Through Shrinker Ray

Cect M188 Puts an iPhone Clone Through Shrinker Ray
While rumors continue to abound of Apple releasing an iPhone Nano someday, you can get your hands on a miniature iPhone right now – just as long as you don’t mind that it’s a cheap Chinese knock-off that’s clearly violating just about every intellectual property law you can think of.

LED Message Mouse With Fan: for Cool Hands, Luke

LED Message Mouse With Fan: for Cool Hands, Luke
Does your mouse hand get all sweaty from all that scrolling, clicking and dragging? Nope, mine doesn’t either. But if you are suffering from sweaty palms, you might want to check out this clever mouse from Japan.

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