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Archive for May 2009

Desktop Bat-Signal Hails Bugs Not Bats

Desktop Bat-Signal Hails Bugs Not Bats
Perfect for closet crime-fighters, this replica Bat Signal will definitely give you extra geek cred the next time your friends come over. The miniature replica Bat-Signal features a sturdy metal construction and stands about 12-inches tall.

Tiny Felt Playstation Controllers to Hang on Your Gadgets

Tiny Felt Playstation Controllers to Hang on Your Gadgets
There’s something just so wrong it’s right about these tiny little Sony PlayStation controllers that you can hang all over the place. As shown in the picture above, these miniature felt PlayStation controllers look perfect hanging from your Sony PSP (or even better yet on your Nintendo DS).

The Western World Finally Going on a Beautiful Safari in Afrika [PS3]

The Western World Finally Going on a Beautiful Safari in Afrika [PS3]
Sony’s stunning safari photo hunt game, Afrika, was left languishing when it came to an English-language release. Sony declined to take the title outside of Asia after it was released last August, but the game has been picked up by Natsume–of Harvest Moon fame–for release in other major markets later this year.

Cellular Jewelry is Positively Atomic

Cellular Jewelry is Positively Atomic
Etsy jewelry Emily Eps’ creations are perfect for any venue except science classes on test days, unless you want everyone staring at your neck for clues about red and white blood cells. No cheating, kids. Geeky jewelry is common, but it’s usually restricted to the realms of science fiction rather than actual science.

Romain Jerome Steampunk Watch With “Titanic Dna”: Rust is the New Diamond

Romain Jerome Steampunk Watch With “Titanic Dna”: Rust is the New Diamond
Luxury watch makers Romain Jerome have an array of limited edition timepieces that possesses what they call “Titanic DNA.” The term refers to the fact that the watches have bezels made from “authentic steel from the wreck [of the Titanic] lying 3,840 meters under the sea, and steel supplied by the Harland & Wolff shipyards in Belfast, where the Titanic was built almost a century ago.”

Magic Mushrooms Shirt: Mario Caught in a Shady Shroom Deal

Magic Mushrooms Shirt: Mario Caught in a Shady Shroom Deal
Listen kids, too much of anything is bad for you. Look at Mario. You think he’s still as healthy as when he was fighting ol’ D-Kong back in ’81? You all think you’re doing him a favor, feeding him all those stars and flowers and leaves and other inedible but somehow magical power-ups.

Pocket Boombox: Hifiman Portable Audio Player With Modular Amp Bay

Pocket Boombox: Hifiman Portable Audio Player With Modular Amp Bay
Most of today’s portable media players already have good sound quality, but their output can still be significantly enhanced using amplifiers. The only problem is, short of making a frankenplayer, there are currently no PMPs that have built-in amps.

The Plush Luke and Tauntaun Playset [Star Wars]

The Plush Luke and Tauntaun Playset [Star Wars]
Crafty Star Wars fans will have their goods on display this year at Stitch Wars this summer, and one contribution is this pair of plushies from The Empire Strikes Back. One part Luke, one part tauntaun, all chilling-in-innards fun.

That’S No SNES Controller: Going Old School for the Xbox 360

That’S No SNES Controller: Going Old School for the Xbox 360
Would you sacrifice that second analog stick for an Xbox 360 controller infinitely cooler (probably) than the one you usually use? What if it gave you an advantage? What if it was an Advantage, as in an SNES Advantage?

Terminator Salvation Bobble-Head Almost as Bad an Idea as a 4th Terminator Movie

Terminator Salvation Bobble-Head Almost as Bad an Idea as a 4th Terminator Movie
You know the Terminator franchise has officially jumped the shark when 1) Terminator: Salvation can get trounced at the box office by a Ben Stiller movie and 2) they start making bobble-head versions of the deadly T-600.

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf

Cool.Con Reflexology Remote Control Fixes What Ails You While You Channel Surf
Nope, this spiky orb-shaped device isn’t some sort of controller for the latest Sonic the Hedgehog game. It’s actually just a universal remote control – in a really weird package, with a really weird secondary purpose.

Polaroid Pogo: Instant Cameras Are Back!

Polaroid Pogo: Instant Cameras Are Back!
If you know what to do when Andre3000 tells you to shake it like a Polaroid picture, then you’re probably well acquainted with the anachronistic instant cameras from as early as the late 40’s. For the younger folks out there, instant cameras have built-in printers and use self-developing films, allowing users to print their pictures seconds after each shot.

Big Ass Fans: ‘Nuff Said

Big Ass Fans: ‘Nuff Said
No, I’m not going to talk about sizable fans for your butt. Although I’d like to see what an ass fan would look like, what I’ll be sharing with you today are fans that are just plain huge.

USB Potato 4 Port Hub: That’S Mashed Up

USB Potato 4 Port Hub: That’S Mashed Up
My goodness. I’m trying to postpone making another edition of Why? Why not?, because my nose is still bleeding a bit from last time. But the internet is merciless, relentless; it just keeps on giving. Do you have your Advil ready?

It’S Dangerous to Go Alone! Take Zelda Homebrew.

It’S Dangerous to Go Alone! Take Zelda Homebrew.
Look familiar? Almost, but this is not The Legend of Zelda you grew up with! The Legend of Zelda: The Shards of Light is a homebrew remake for the DS that seeks to expand and improve on one of the greatest games of all time, the original adventure of Link.

Eggshell Speakers Amazingly Don’T Shatter When You Play Music Through Them

Eggshell Speakers Amazingly Don’T Shatter When You Play Music Through Them
After he made himself a delicious omelet (I made that part up), Modder Gomhi managed to turn a couple of brown chicken eggs into a pair of miniature speakers. Each one is loaded with a tiny 1-inch diameter Hi-Vi B1S driver.

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