Hackster Queen (of All Cosmos, naturally) Kellbot has created what may become the ultimate Katamari Damacy experience: a spherical controller, so you can roll while you roll. It’s enough to make me want to learn how to wire things together.
Tired of plain old plastic peripherals? Own this computer? Then you might want to check out this keyboard and mouse made out of wood.
Micro Innovations’ wooden keyboard and mouse are made primarily from eco-friendly bamboo, giving them a natural look that you don’t normally see sitting next to high-tech equipment.
If you’re planning on buying an external hard drive, grab your credit card right now because LogicBuy have gone insane: they’re offering a Seagate FreeAgent 500 GB for just $50 USD. That’s a $50 savings right there.
Bring out your Victorian costumes and steam-powered, brass-colored…stuff: Destructoid are giving away a steampunk PC with specs as awesome as it looks. All they’re asking for in return is a video, photo or art installation of yourself with a steampunk theme.
The Xbox Live community has produced some really entertaining little games. It’s also produced a game which makes your 360 controllers into a wireless “sensual massager”. And I think we all know what that means.
Just download A Perfect Massage onto your Xbox 360, and you can turn one or more of your controllers into a vibrating massager.
deviantARTist Tsurera is all about geek-inspired sculpture; a peek at her gallery reveals recreations of Nintendo and comic characters, among other things, but this rendering of a level in Super Mario World is among the most impressive of her projects.
While this story would automatically be ten billion times more awesome if giant Final Fantasy characters (in the flesh) took over LA using Bahamut and the combined power of zippers and hair gel, I’ve gotta say that the big posters are pretty cool in their own right.
Ever wondered if there was a way to turn any surface into a trampoline? Me neither. But there is an answer to that non-existent question that doesn’t involve taking illegal substances: wear Air-Trekkers. They’re 3-foot long jumping stilts with an aluminum frame & carbon-fiber springs.
Almost a week ago, Kotaku’s Brian Crecente wrote an article regarding the re-emergence of video game peripherals, spurred on by the success of Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and of course the Wii. In the article, Wedbush Morgan Securities analyst Michael Pachter was quoted as saying, “I think the problem with all peripherals is that you have to make them reusable.
This lamp makes me want to do another edition of “Why? Why not?”, but I’m too tired to be bewildered today so I’ll let you guys be the judge.
The yolk-light is also the switch; press it to turn the light on/off.
Kyle Buckner may not be a stranger to Apple-inspired art projects, but that doesn’t make his latest effort any less impressive. He’s created a beautiful replica Macbook–and he made it out of wood.
That’s got a beautiful gloss–moreso, in fact, than my actual Macbook.
Fresh off the docks – or however gadgets are shipped from China – this slightly weird but nonetheless useful device, a HDD enclosure with a built-in media player.
The aluminum enclosure is compatible with 3.5″ SATA drives and even has a built-in fan to ensure your hard disk stays (relatively) cool.
If this lamp concept from designer John Nouanesing is ever turned into a real product, it’ll be one of those things that’ll amuse you for a day or two. Afterwards it’ll just be a conversational piece, something to show your date while you figure out what to say – or do – next.
Campy, cheap experiences for groups in your living room can sometimes be hard to come by, unless someone is willing to start dancing on the table. But if you’re looking for something a little safer (for your table), a silly new trivia game is available as part of the Xbox Live Community Games lineup.