It looks like nightmares are becoming a reality for the Japanese. A new cell phone from KDDI, that’s packaged attractively as a wrist phone, will be able to tell if you’re slacking off at work. It will then rat you out to your boss!
Every male on the planet has at least one memory of crushing his gonads on the cross tube of their bike as a kid. We all go through that stage where we aren’t quite tall enough for the big bike, but the small bike is just too short.
If there’s one thing that keeps Snake’s philosophical super spy saga fresh, it’s the gadgets. The upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for the PSP is no different. Kotakuite Crimsondramon shared a link to a recently posted gameplay video that shows a bunch of weird yet practical gadgets that will aid Snake (and the other Snakes) in his latest adventure.
Artist/Steampunk da Vinci I-Wei Huang aka Crab Fu made this awesome remote-controlled steam tank. It uses alcohol or solid fuel tablets and can last for up to 15 minutes on a full tank of water. It’s a frankentank made of a Wilesco D49 Marine Double Piston Steam engine, a Mamod SE3 boiler, a Tamiya 1/16 clutch drive, an aluminum chassis, and steel tracks.
Video games have had surround sound for quite some time now, but Dolby wants to up the ante and provide surround voice chat with Dolby Axon. Dolby claims that Axon effectively creates a more realistic experience by making the volume and intensity of voices change relative to the location of the speakers’ in-game character.
Sure, Sarge and his men are a bit set in their ways. But they will hold their ground and stand resolute against any enemy, their spirits unbending, their courage unyielding. Photographers also love them because they’re always in their best poses.
Tyler Clites, who’s also known as Legohaulic, put together this amazing LEGO build. He calls it Element Commune. When you first see it, it looks like a great design, but then when you see the thing walking around, it’s takes it to a whole ‘nother level.
I have two kids and therefore we have lots of stuff that hangs on the refrigerator. We have lunch menus, artwork, and lots of other crap up there. Most of the junk hangs on the fridge with plain old magnets or the few letters leftover from the magnetic letter set my daughter mostly slipped into the gap between the fridge and the cabinet.
I don’t know what is funnier. The actual name of the iPad or this Photoshopped image of another theoretical iPad box. When I saw this image, I had to find out more about it.
This is a great win for Photoshop and an epic fail for the iPad.
Are you addicted to making your avatars and Miis that look like tiny doppelgänger of yourself? Then you might want to check out these cool USB minifig people that can be ordered to your own custom design specifications.
ZD Net‘s Adrian Kingsley-Hughes not only has a fancy upper-crusty name, he has some sweet sources as well, sources who have whispered in his ear that next week, March 16th, Apple is going to unveil a Mac Pro configuration that carries Intel’s six core, 3.33 GHz Core i7-980x.
OrigAudio (as in “origami + audio”) speakers are perfect for trips to the beach, or for whenever you just want to share music without much hassle. Let’s face it, a couple of 3.15″ 1-watt speakers won’t satisfy audiophiles and they’re definitely not good enough for parties, but the fact that they’re foldable and don’t need a power source – not a single battery or USB cable needed – means that they’re perfectly portable.
Sony today took the wraps off of their new PlayStation Move controller system, their much-anticipated answer to the Nintendo Wii-mote and Microsoft’s Project Natal.
The PlayStation Move is actually a set of motion controllers, sort of like the Wii-mote and Nunchuk.
Modder Dataman recently got his hands on Adafruit’s Monochron Pong Clock and massaged it into this cool Space Invaders clock – nicknamed the Intruderchron. Even though originally, the video game Space Invaders came out 6 years after Pong, the Space Invaders clock uses the same hardware as the Pong clock.