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Archive for April 2010

Apple Refreshes Macbook Pro Line With Core I5 and Core I7 Procs

Apple Refreshes Macbook Pro Line With Core I5 and Core I7 Procs
Apple just refreshed its MacBook Pro lineup with some new features, which wasn’t surprising, but is still a good thing. A lot of people have been waiting for these, so hopefully, you didn’t just buy one yesterday.

IPad Stand Without the Apple Tax

IPad Stand Without the Apple Tax
New York Times’ Multimedia Editor Andrew Devigal has found an unbelievably cheap alternative to iPad stands – a business card holder from Office Depot. The price? $0.69 (USD). And the card holder is no mere compromise.
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Xbox 360 Bejeweled in Swarovski Crystals: for Videogame Playas

Xbox 360 Bejeweled in Swarovski Crystals: for Videogame Playas
How funny would it be if this thing Red Rings? And then when the owner returns it to Microsoft for repairs, it comes back with the bling “cleaned off”. Actually Microsoft owns this special Xbox. Microsoft Australia, to be exact.

Google Search Stories Creator: Parody Algorithm

Google Search Stories Creator: Parody Algorithm
Remember Google’s short and sweet Search Stories ads? Have your own naughty nerdy inspirational tale to tell? Now’s your chance! The big G recently launched the Search Stories Video Creator, so now anyone can create and upload his or her own Search Story in just three easy steps.

Sharp Intros 4-Color 3d Television Tech

Sharp Intros 4-Color 3d Television Tech
Now that you just ditched your new flat-panel for one that supports 3D, Sharp has one-upped the competition with the announcement of the first 3D sets that use 4 pixel colors (RGBY) instead of just 3 (RGB).

Make a Duct Tape DIY iPad Sleeve

Make a Duct Tape DIY iPad Sleeve
So you’ve just spent a fat wad of cash on your fancy new iPad, but didn’t think about buying a sleeve for it? Well look no further, because this sleeve was made out of cheap, sticky duct tape, so you can make one yourself on a shoestring budget.

Han Solo Soap Makes Bathtime Full of Carbonite Fun

Han Solo Soap Makes Bathtime Full of Carbonite Fun
This bar of soap is perfect for any Star Wars fan. Han Solo is more than a scoundrel, since he’s been frozen in carbonite and ready to lather up to clean your various bits. From the photos that I’ve seen, this is a pretty good likeness of Solo frozen in carbonite from Empire Strikes Back.

Meizu Mbook: a Magical and Revolutionary Clone

Meizu Mbook: a Magical and Revolutionary Clone
Meizu, whose iPhone clone M8 has earned the company a loyal following (from Apple’s lawyers), seems to be getting ready to release an iPad clone next. A member of the Meizu forum has posted the specs of the Meizu Mbook, although I’m not sure if they’re official or not.

Darth Vader Desk Clock: Force Alarm

Darth Vader Desk Clock: Force Alarm
You think the Dark Lord will help you know what time it is? FOOL! His Force Pose will distract you for hours on end! And when you finally break free of his spell, you’ll have to squint real hard to read the tiny LCD display with the current time on it.

Wario Nike Dunks: the Real Wariowear

Wario Nike Dunks: the Real Wariowear
There is absolutely nothing in my closet that would go well with these Wario Nike Dunks, but I still want one. I WANT ONE!!!

Xcm Vbox2 Advanced Adapter Lets You Play Console Games on Your Pc Screen

Xcm Vbox2 Advanced Adapter Lets You Play Console Games on Your Pc Screen
Let’s say you’ve got an video game console sitting in your room, and already have a computer with its own monitor. Unless you’re fortunate enough to have a computer display with auxiliary video inputs, you’d need a second display for your console.

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself

Eve Multi-Boxing Rig Lets One Guy be Massively-Multiplayer All by Himself
This insane looking computer setup lets the guy controlling it play numerous MMORPG sessions of the same game at the same time. Hacked together by Zhek Kromtor, his computing rig is used for playing multiple rounds of EVE Online simultaneously.

Bioshock 2 Cosplay: Big Sister is a Skinny Dude

Bioshock 2 Cosplay: Big Sister is a Skinny Dude
Nathan Sharratt’s Big Sister costume looks as menacing as its video game counterpart: When Bioshock was released, Nathan Sharatt made a Big Daddy costume. Now that the game’s sequel is out, it makes sense that he’d make a Big Sister costume too.

Recycled Cassette Tape Neckties: Audible Wear

Recycled Cassette Tape Neckties: Audible Wear
Alyce Santoro’s Sonic Fabric line of neckties not only look cool, but they should hold a special appeal for New Yorkers: they’re made using 50% colored thread and 50% cassette tape, and the latter has been recorded with “loops and samples collected on and under the streets of NYC.”

Page-to-Tv Magnifier Puts Your Old Tv to Good Use

Page-to-Tv Magnifier Puts Your Old Tv to Good Use
Don’t throw away your old SD TV yet, because you might want to pair it with the Wireless Page to TV Magnifier. Its a miniature scanner that can magnify written materials up to 25 times, making it a great gift for family members with weak eyesight.

Chobi Cam Mini Camera is So Small You’ll Probably Lose It the Day You Buy It

Chobi Cam Mini Camera is So Small You’ll Probably Lose It the Day You Buy It
You’d better hold on tight to this miniature digital camera that measures in at just about 1.73″ (w) x 1.14″ (h) x 0.47″ (d) and weighs only 14 grams. In other words, this thing is smaller than a box of matches.
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