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Archive for December 2009

Sugru: Mod Your World

Sugru: Mod Your World
Sugru might look like normal everyday clay but actually it’s a silicone polymer that cures at room temperature. Why is it so special? Well it can be molded in to any shape and stuck on to metal, ceramic, wood, leather and plastic!

Thanko Raremono: the World’S First USB Shortwave Radio?

Thanko Raremono: the World’S First USB Shortwave Radio?
Thanko has just released what they claim is the world’s first USB shortwave radio, which also picks up AM and FM radio waves. It’s a neat-looking device that simply plugs into your computer. If you’ve ever wanted to listen to shortwave radio on your computer or laptop, this is the device to use.

Protect Your Giant Head in 8-Bit Left 4 Dead

Protect Your Giant Head in 8-Bit Left 4 Dead
Next month, Left 4 Dead may just take a turn for the retro with an unofficial 8-bit version. The video of the NES-style Left 4 Dead has been kicking around for a few weeks – and like any good zombie, it has risen from the dead for us to admire and then blast with a shotgun.

Let’S Take Our Covered Wagon and Go Find El Dorado

Let’S Take Our Covered Wagon and Go Find El Dorado
Oregon Trail is an undeniable classic, but all that long, laborious travel, all that pesky resource management… after a while, don’t you really just want to start jumping the mountains in your covered wagon? Let’s Go Find El Dorado is a game tailor-made for anyone who ever wanted to see a cow ramp over the mountains while slogging away on the Oregon Trail.

Oscemote: the Ultimate iPhone Remote Control App

Oscemote: the Ultimate iPhone Remote Control App
OSCemote is a cool app that lets you remotely interact with applications on your remote PC using the multi-touch screen of your iPhone or iPod Touch. The $4.99 (USD) app sends OSC (Open Sound Control) messages over your Wi-Fi connection to your networked computer.

Cubic Switchplate Cover Turns on the Style

Cubic Switchplate Cover Turns on the Style
Electrical outlets are just one of those things that we don’t really notice or think about, partly because we see them everywhere and we use them all the time, and partly because, well, there’s really nothing to look at.

R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs

R2-D2 Statue Armed With All of the Tools an Astromech Needs
Ah Artoo. Fixer of robots and ships, hacker of computers, opener of doors, bleeper of bloops, carrier of Death Star schematics, witness to the Skywalker legacy. If there’s one word that I associate with that lovable astromech droid, it’s “useful”.

3d Video Game Pixel Art by Sevens Heaven is 8-Bit Heaven

3d Video Game Pixel Art by Sevens Heaven is 8-Bit Heaven
I’m just going to get this out of the way up front. I LOVE these 3D pixel illustrations of classic video games by artist Metin Seven of Sevens Heaven, and I want an entire wall covered with them.

Guy Actually Builds a Better Mousetrap

Guy Actually Builds a Better Mousetrap
How many times have you heard the phrase “build a better mousetrap,” yet nobody seems to have actually done it? Until now. This modern, high-tech mousetrap is sure to crush the bones of tiny rodentia with greater efficiency and style than ever before.

Peregrine Gesture Glove: Not Your Daddy’S Power Glove

Peregrine Gesture Glove: Not Your Daddy’S Power Glove
Remember those gesture control gloves Tom Cruise wore in Minority Report? Well, starting in 2010, you’ll be able to work similar magic with your fingertips thanks to the new Peregrine gesture glove. The unusual computer controller features over 30 touch points which can be used to interact with your games and other software like you’ve never done before.

Spycam Classic Lighter Camera: Flick Some Pics With Your Bic

Spycam Classic Lighter Camera: Flick Some Pics With Your Bic
Is that a lighter in your hand? Nope it’s a spy cam! This camera was built to camouflage like a classic BIC lighter, so it’s next to impossible for a person to realize its a camera.

Ripple Look is a Good Alternative to Mac Mini

Ripple Look is a Good Alternative to Mac Mini
Even though the Mac Mini is slowly becoming less relevant, since the new iMacs are blending HDTVs and computers together in a great way, there is still a place for the HTPC (home theater PC). The main reason is that most homes now have HDTVs and need a way to play their media.

Technabob Welcomes Writer Range

Technabob Welcomes Writer Range
I’d like to take a minute to send a shout out to Range, who’s just joined Technabob as a Contributing Writer. Range has been writing and drawing for as long as he can remember. He’s been blogging in one form or another since 1998, and runs his own blog over at wordpress.

Don’T be Nervous Talking 2 Girls (Unless They Call the Cops) [Xbox 360]

Don’T be Nervous Talking 2 Girls (Unless They Call the Cops) [Xbox 360]
Did you know that all conversations with the ladies end either in “scoring” (somehow) or having the police called on your freaky ass? That’s what the world seems to boil down to in Don’t Be Nervous Talking 2 Girls, a product of Xbox Live’s indie games community.

Kinesis Advantage Keyboard Looks Weird, Feels Right, Priced Wrong

Kinesis Advantage Keyboard Looks Weird, Feels Right, Priced Wrong
I’ve never used one of Kinesis‘ keyboards so I can’t say for sure if they’re worth the price, but Cool Tool‘s Dylan Greene swears by the Kinesis Advantage, and so did most of the people who commented on Greene’s post.

The Amazing Retro-Styled Philco Pc

The Amazing Retro-Styled Philco Pc
I love my laptops, but this amazing concept PC might just make us want to get back into desktops! This incredible looking PC looks like a retro-styled TV. The Philco PC was designed by Dave Schultze, which was inspired by the classic Philco Predicta TVs from the fifties.

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