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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.