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Archive for June 2010

I Dream in Retro: This is You on Video Games

I Dream in Retro: This is You on Video Games
Have you ever had video game-like dreams? Mike aka OrinCreed had one such dream. Fortunately, he and his friends were able to translate his dream into a video. Mike says I Dream in Retro is “based heavily on a dream I had that was caused by a long day of playing NES, SNES, and Genesis.

IPhone 4 Ripped Apart by Ifixit

IPhone 4 Ripped Apart by Ifixit
The latest victim of gadget spare parts seller and repair shop iFixit is none other than the iPhone 4, its naughty bits splayed out on a table for all the world to see – like its *gasp* vibrating motor.
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Space Invaders Messenger Bag Invades Your Shoulder

Space Invaders Messenger Bag Invades Your Shoulder
Here’s another cool way to show off your retro gamer style, while actually doing something useful. While they’re not official Space Invaders on side of this messenger bag, I think most people will get the point.

The Tubbiedrone: Teletubbies Gone Horribly Wrong

The Tubbiedrone: Teletubbies Gone Horribly Wrong
Now, I have to start out by saying that I’ve always thought that Teletubbies were creepy looking in their “normal” state. But after I saw this circuit-bent mutant Teletubby from MegaToothpasteMammals, I know I’m going to have nightmares tonight.

Razer TRON Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Will Up Your Geek Cred

Razer TRON Gaming Keyboard and Mouse Will Up Your Geek Cred
I will say that my favorite Disney movie from my youth hands down is Tron. That was a cool flick and the only thing I really remember Jeff Bridges from. With the new Tron:Legacy film set to hit theaters you can count on lots of product tie-ins for the flick.

Pilothandwriting Creates a Custom Font From Your Handwriting, Whether or Not It’S Legible

Pilothandwriting Creates a Custom Font From Your Handwriting, Whether or Not It’S Legible
Some say that doctors have the most atrocious writing. I think that anyone who has to write day-in and day-out will try and optimize their hand strokes to the bare minimum, which is what a lot of doctors do, with their squiggly writing.

More Great Retro Video Game Propaganda Posters

More Great Retro Video Game Propaganda Posters
Remember Steve Thomas’ video game art that looked like old propaganda posters? Now there are a couple of additional designs available in poster form over at ThinkGeek. They’ve got five different posters available including Tron, Donkey Kong, Frogger, Joust, and Dig Dug.

Touchscreen iMac With Ios Coming Soon? [Rumor]

Touchscreen iMac With Ios Coming Soon? [Rumor]
Apple rumor website LOOPRumors said on Tuesday June 22 that they received “a tidbit of information” suggesting that Apple is currently working on an iMac capable of running both OS X and iOS. In other words, a touchscreen iMac.

Colorware Now Painting Segways: as if They Needed to Stand Out More

Colorware Now Painting Segways: as if They Needed to Stand Out More
ColorWare is certainly diversifying this year. They started out painting small gadgets, then consoles, then they started selling custom-colored HDTVs. Now they’re offering to color anyone who has a Segway i2, and of course they’re selling brand new ones as well.

Lightsaber Comparison Chart: Accurate, or Just Cool Looking?

Lightsaber Comparison Chart: Accurate, or Just Cool Looking?
If you’ve ever been confused about exactly what lightsaber went with what character, and from what era, this handy infographic by a guy named “Pest” should help set the record straight.

IPhone Cassette Tape Case Looks Like the Real Deal

IPhone Cassette Tape Case Looks Like the Real Deal
Not only does this iPhone case look exactly like a retro cassette tape, it actually serves a purpose. When out of its box, the silicon cover protects your iPhone from scratches, dust and fingerprints. But when placed inside and propped open, it provides you with a handy stand for viewing video or photos (assuming you want landscape mode).

Buy This Metal Yoda, You Will.

Buy This Metal Yoda, You Will.
Created entirely from old bits of metal and scrap parts, this diminutive (but life-size) Yoda sculpture looks awesome. Handmade by Bangkok artist Yumi Modal, the only thing better would be if the little metal guy’s lightsaber actually lit up – but whaddya want for scrap metal?

Famous Movie Quotes Get an Artful Treatment

Famous Movie Quotes Get an Artful Treatment
These famous movie quotes have been illustrated into these clever designs by artist Goran Patlejch, who’s also known as Goenetix. Perhaps it’s the circular design, but they kind of remind me of coasters – or maybe the Starbucks logo.

Myon Humanoid Robot Looks Cute, but Only has One Eyeball

Myon Humanoid Robot Looks Cute, but Only has One Eyeball
It looks like another company is working on a cute humanoid robot. This time, the ‘bot comes from Germany, and he’s some kind of walking cyclops. The Myon robot is about 50 inches tall and weighs 33lbs.

Onlive Running Splinter Cell Conviction: Whaddaya Know, It Works!

Onlive Running Splinter Cell Conviction: Whaddaya Know, It Works!
I’m sure a lot of you have heard about OnLive, the gaming service that streams games to you from computers much more powerful than yours. Lots of people – myself included – were skeptical about the quality of service that it could provide.

World’S Most Futuristic Newspaper

World’S Most Futuristic Newspaper
This newspaper doesn’t seem to respond to touch. Maybe it needs a stylus to work. Or maybe the boss needs to have a talk with the editor and teach him how to use the “Delete” key in addition to “Cut” and “Paste.”
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