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Archive for April 2010

Lok-It Secure Flash Drive: No Pin, No in

Lok-It Secure Flash Drive: No Pin, No in
…or something like that. The point is, this flash drive is as secure as Maid Marian’s chastity belt. Other password-protected flash drives use software for authentication. Anyone who’s watched a Hollywood flick that involves computers knows that software can be easily hacked just by furiously typing on the keyboard until the big-ass “ACCESS DENIED” in bright red is replaced by an equally big-ass green “ACCESS GRANTED” on the computer screen.

Perfect Weapon for the Office Apocalypse Shoots Post-It Notes

Perfect Weapon for the Office Apocalypse Shoots Post-It Notes
I have had a couple bosses in my day that I would have totally lit up at the site of this Post-it gun. Thankfully, if my boss is a jerk today, I only have myself to blame since I work from home.
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Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!

Life Size Bender Will Bend Your Socks Off!
One of the best things in Futurama is Bender. Sure, the professor is cool, but Bender just has that certain appeal, especially with his robotic drinking and smoking ways. Metalworker Des Bromilow has now built a life-sized replica of Bender.

Powerv Quad Wii Remote Charger: Wii-Reless Power-Up

Powerv Quad Wii Remote Charger: Wii-Reless Power-Up
Konnet’s already given PS3 and Xbox 360 owners a lot of love, and now it’s aiming to serve Wii owners with the PowerV Quad charger. What’s neat about the PowerV Quad is definitely not it’s name, but the fact that it uses inductive charging, meaning there’s no wires or other direct connection needed.

Feedling Feed Reader Puts Feeds on Your Table, Um, Desktop

Feedling Feed Reader Puts Feeds on Your Table, Um, Desktop
Web addicts rejoice: you can now view your feeds right on your desktop. Or should I say right over your desktop. Open source program Feedling lets Windows users pin headlines over their wallpaper. The location, font, colors and update interval of the feeds can be customized.

Eton Soulra Solar-Powered iPod Speaker: Loud Beats on Bright Days

Eton Soulra Solar-Powered iPod Speaker: Loud Beats on Bright Days
The Eton Soulra may not be as portable as, say, the foldable Origaudio speakers, but it’s a lot more powerful, and since it draws power from the sun, it’s perfect for summer outings.

Battizer Battery Charger: This Charge Goes to 11

Battizer Battery Charger: This Charge Goes to 11
Battery chargers are a dime a dozen, but when was the last time you heard of one that can fill up a battery to a higher capacity than when it was brand new? Supposedly, with the Battizer battery charger, the “capacity of recharged batteries normally exceed original manufacturer’s capacity.”

IPad Chocolates: There’S an App for Your App-Etite

IPad Chocolates: There’S an App for Your App-Etite
Combining two of life’s little pleasures, these handmade chocolates look just like the app icons on my new iPad. Made in Paris, France, iChocolates come packaged in a box that looks sort of like an iPad (or giant iPhone), and you get 20 organic chocolate “apps” in each box.

Ben Heck Cranks Out Another PS3 Slim Laptop

Ben Heck Cranks Out Another PS3 Slim Laptop
Looks like modder Ben Heck is at it once again. He’s cranked out yet another of his wondrous console casemods – this time it’s a new variation on his earlier PS3 Slim laptop. His latest take on the portable PS3 Slim incorporates many of the design elements of the first one, with some subtle changes.

Tokyoflash Kisai Broke Watch Looks Like Shards of Broken Glass

Tokyoflash Kisai Broke Watch Looks Like Shards of Broken Glass
I don’t know whether I love it or hate it, but this is a really distinctive watch, made by those nutty watchmakers over at Tokyoflash. Unlike other recent Tokyoflash designs, this isn’t a concept, and you can actually buy it.

Patriot’S World’S Fastest Ddr3 RAM Guaranteed to Impress the Ladies

Patriot’S World’S Fastest Ddr3 RAM Guaranteed to Impress the Ladies
In the world of computer geeks, the length of one’s e-penis is often measured by how fast your rig performs in benchmarks. There are lots of things that can be done eke more performance out of your PC, one of them is to get faster RAM.

Darth Vader is Your Boss

Darth Vader is Your Boss
Darth Vader is invading the streets of Tokyo, Japan, thanks to the mobile phone giant Docomo. I don’t know how much they had to pay George Lucas for the rights, but you can bet that they didn’t come cheap. Darth is part of an interactive campaign that allows you to go to a special website.

Toshiba Mobile Display Shows Off No Glasses Required 3d Screen

Toshiba Mobile Display Shows Off No Glasses Required 3d Screen
I like 3D movies, but I really don’t like the glasses you have to wear. The glasses make you look like some weird guy from the 70’s. Sure there are cooler looking 3D glasses, but those cost more and the theater isn’t going to spring for them.

Chicken Burger USB Hub: Why?

Chicken Burger USB Hub: Why?
I think the headline pretty much sums it up. I have no idea why anyone would either make or buy this thing, but it’s just too ridiculous to pass up. The Chicken Burger USB Hub definitely wins the prize for the best and most descriptive product name of the week.

OLED Material Could Turn Any Surface Into a Nightvision Window

OLED Material Could Turn Any Surface Into a Nightvision Window
Scientists at the University of Florida have figured out a way to create a super thin film which could turn any clear surface into a nightvision portal. Using a technology similar to that found in OLED displays, the nightvision material uses seven layers of OLEDs, which are designed to react to infrared light wavelengths.

Into64: Another Portable N64 – This One Looks Good

Into64: Another Portable N64 – This One Looks Good
Respected British console modder Bacteria has just unveiled his latest handheld creation, the iNto64, a shrunken version of the full-sized Nintendo 64 gaming console.
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