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Archive for May 2009

Drum Meister iPhone Drum Kit – the Rhythm is Gonna Get You to Buy It

Drum Meister iPhone Drum Kit – the Rhythm is Gonna Get You to Buy It
Looking to start up an iPhone or iPod Touch-based band? Here’s the latest musical instrument to make its way to Apple’s portable wonder-device. Seung yi Lee’s Drum Meister lets you use your fingertips to play drum sounds on little tiny pads that look just like their real-world counterparts.

Pentax K20d Digital Camera Gets the Titanium Treatment

Pentax K20d Digital Camera Gets the Titanium Treatment
Sure, digital cameras are a dime a dozen these days. With even some of the most expensive cameras made out of cheap plastic and aluminum, it’s nice to finally see a camera that at least LOOKS as substantial as its price.

The Bioshock 2 Love Continues: Custom Big Sister Figure

The Bioshock 2 Love Continues: Custom Big Sister Figure
We’re still months away from BioShock 2, but you’d never know it from the projects that have been cropping up in relation to the sequel. And while the Big Sister isn’t nearly as cute as the Big Daddy doll we’ve seen (which produces automatic “awws”), it’s still an incredible figure!

Vholdr Contourhd: the Helmet Cam Goes High-Def

Vholdr Contourhd: the Helmet Cam Goes High-Def
If you spend an inordinate amount of time off-road biking, downhill skiing, skydiving or something equally adventurous, here’s a great way to capture those thrilling moments of your life. The new VholdR ContourHD is a wearable HD camcorder that can shoot full 16:9 widescreen video to capture your daredevil moments in glorious high definition.

Like Magic: Octava Takes Component and Vga and Converts Them to Hdmi

Like Magic: Octava Takes Component and Vga and Converts Them to Hdmi
Have too many video devices and not enough HDMI inputs on your TV? Octava’s multi-input converter device accepts regular component and VGA inputs and converts them to HDMI. Even better, it also has space for 3 HDMI inputs, meaning you can switch between 5 inputs on a single HDMI cable.

Motorola’S Clutch I465 Mobile Lets You Multitask Like Manny Pacquiao

Motorola’S Clutch I465 Mobile Lets You Multitask Like Manny Pacquiao
… at least that what I gathered from the Clutch i465’s fact sheet: “A full QWERTY keyboard with shortcut keys and software upgrades such as IM-style texting helps you multitask like a champion.” Finally, a phone with a killer left hook.

Slick Airbrushed Xbox 360: It’S All About Master Chief

Slick Airbrushed Xbox 360: It’S All About Master Chief
It has to be tough to pick just one game to represent everything about a platform, but in a sense, that’s what you’re doing when you customize a gaming console. When it comes to the Xbox (original or 360), though, whether or not you like Halo, you’ve got to admit it’s certainly a flagship franchise for the console.

Srv-1 Blackfin Wi-Fi Camera Robot Lets You Spy From Afar

Srv-1 Blackfin Wi-Fi Camera Robot Lets You Spy From Afar
This palm-sized robot can wind its way between the cubicles at your office, snapping digital video of unsuspecting parties with a built in wireless video camera. The Surveyor SRV-1 Mobile Robot cruises around on smooth and rough surfaces thanks to a pair of tank-like treads, and can be controlled anywhere your Wi-Fi connection can reach.

Crochet Tom Servo Will Make Fun of Your Yarn Projects

Crochet Tom Servo Will Make Fun of Your Yarn Projects
Everybody can stop with the geek-inspired crochet projects now. The contest is over and MageAkyla of Crafster has won the whole thing with this brilliant crochet Tom Servo from MST3k. The only way this project could be any better is if it were bigger, or if there were thousands of crochet Tom Servos, or if MST3k was back on the air.

The Sky Crawlers: the Most Beautiful Wii Game You’Ve Probably Never Heard of

The Sky Crawlers: the Most Beautiful Wii Game You’Ve Probably Never Heard of
The Sky Crawlers should be beautiful–the combination of Production I.G.’s visuals from the animated film and the Ace Combat team from Namco Bandai should be a home run every time. The problem isn’t the Wii game’s beauty, but the simple reality that, at first, there seemed to be no reason to release it outside of Japan.

8-Bit Fm Internet Radio Offers Video Game Music 24x7x365 [Chiptunes]

8-Bit Fm Internet Radio Offers Video Game Music 24x7x365 [Chiptunes]
Can’t get enough of the retro beeps and blips of old-school video games? Then today must be your lucky day. There’s a new online radio station that’s just for you. 8-Bit FM is a new Internet radio station that plays everything from classic video game soundtracks to modern day electronic music played on old gaming hardware.

The Cutest LEGO Donkey Kong You’Ll Ever See

The Cutest LEGO Donkey Kong You’Ll Ever See
There was obviously a lot of attention paid to detail in the building of this Lego Donkey Kong recreation, at least as far as those slanting red levels go. Not so much with the figures, but that’s okay–that’s part of what gives this Lego setup its charm.

Geek Out With Keyboard Pouch or Purse

Geek Out With Keyboard Pouch or Purse
In the market for an adorable and unique bag? Etsy is fast becoming the go-to marketplace for unusual custom items. I mean, where else could you find a handmade bag that’s so geeky you can fake-type on it in moments of boredom?

Philippe Starck Zikmu Parrot Speakers: Sleek. Tall. Modern. Wireless. Ridiculously Expensive.

Philippe Starck Zikmu Parrot Speakers: Sleek. Tall. Modern. Wireless. Ridiculously Expensive.
Designer Philippe Starck is known for creating goods with style, panache and a clean modern sensibility. Now the iconic designer has put his stamp on a home sound system designed specifically for iPod, iPhone and other digital audio sources .

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles

Resistance is Futile: Radio-Controlled Cyborg Beetles
Oh crap. I knew it. Those stupid robots at SparkFun’s race were publicized to lull us all into a false sense of security: “Wow it just went for a dive at the lake HAHA st00pid botz.”

A Devastating Story: Industrial Robot Nearly Kills Swedish Factory Worker

A Devastating Story: Industrial Robot Nearly Kills Swedish Factory Worker
More pants-wetting robo-news here at technabob: A defective robot “generally used to lift heavy rocks” attacked and nearly killed a Swedish factory worker that was actually trying to repair the machine. According to The Local, the unnamed worker thought that he had cut off the machine’s power supply so he “approached the robot with no sense of trepidation.”

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