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Archive for July 2010

Death. Star. Cookie.

Death. Star. Cookie.
Need I say any more than the headline?

IPhone Cluster Video Wall Plays Movies

IPhone Cluster Video Wall Plays Movies
The guys at Japan’s Studio Mongoose are making some serious progress on their massively multi-iPhone display, for the first time showing off movie footage synchronized across multiple iPhones at the same exact moment. Using  a new piece of custom iOS software called SynchroMoviePlayer, they’re able to stream a single movie file, shared across all of the iPhones, and then broken up onto all of the screens.
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Futurama Complete DVD Collection Comes in a Bender Head

Futurama Complete DVD Collection Comes in a Bender Head
If you haven’t heard, the new season of Futurama just started on Comedy Central. In last night’s episode, Mom Robots released a new and updated version of their eyePhone, a phone that is pushed right into your eye!

Condoms for Retro Gamers: Let the Games Begin!

Condoms for Retro Gamers: Let the Games Begin!
Everyone needs condoms, but this is the best condom packaging that I’ve ever seen. These ones really stand out. There’s a reason why. They were made for geeks. All of the packets feature different parodies of classic Game Boy games.

3d Water Tetris: What Will They Think of Next?

3d Water Tetris: What Will They Think of Next?
Everything’s in 3D these days, so why shouldn’t Tetris get the X/Y/Z treatment too? Researchers Peter Barnum Srinivasa Narasimhan, and Takeo Kanade at Carnegie Mellon University have come up with a way to project 3-dimensional images onto multiple curtains of water to form a volumetric display.

The $41 Netbook: Will It Play Farmville?

The $41 Netbook: Will It Play Farmville?
I don’t want to mock the guys who make this netbook. I can’t think of any reason why I or anyone I know would want to buy but hey, there are billions of people on Earth.

Kefka Perler Bead Mosaic: Epic Craft for an Epic Villain

Kefka Perler Bead Mosaic: Epic Craft for an Epic Villain
Final Fantasy’s Kefka is one of the most memorable characters in the history of JRPGs, more popular than a lot of heroes. So it wouldn’t be surprising to see a Kefka craft, even if it is very well done.

Massively Geeky Concept Bike Will Get You Laughed at

Massively Geeky Concept Bike Will Get You Laughed at
Concepts come in all sorts of varieties. We get the stuff that we all really want to see built and then we get the stuff that’s sort of weird and would surely get us laughed at if it were real.

Disco Chair Shows Off Its Electroluminescent Powers

Disco Chair Shows Off Its Electroluminescent Powers
Despite the fact that there’s probably no way you can actually sit in this chair, I want one for my living room. Created by Kiwi&Pom for Wallpaper Magazine, the Disco Chair is a conceptual piece of furniture, made from about 600 feet of colorful electroluminescent wire.

iPhone 4 Antenna Fix

iPhone 4 Antenna Fix
So now that I’ve got my iPhone 4 in hand, I’ve managed to figure out a fix for that pesky antenna bug that’s been nagging so many of you out there. So here goes…

Pixel Qi Netbook Display Now Available for DIY Geeks

Pixel Qi Netbook Display Now Available for DIY Geeks
I have a notebook sitting around that waited until about a week after its warranty ran out for the display to stop working. It runs and all, but no video. Too bad for me that the thing is larger than the new Pixel Qi DIY display that you can now purchase.

Motorola Droid X Ad Makes Fun of the iPhone 4’S Death Grip Issue

Motorola Droid X Ad Makes Fun of the iPhone 4’S Death Grip Issue
By now, you’ve surely heard all the hullabaloo over the so-called “death grip” issue with the iPhone 4, which has intermittent reception issues if you hold your iPhone “wrong.” thanks to its innovative, but flawed antenna band design.

How Google Works – Skynet in the Making

How Google Works – Skynet in the Making
I’m always fascinated about anything that I can learn about Google. From its mythical Googleplexes to the sheer audacity behind some of its moves, Google powers the web, through and through.

Gearbox Ball: Ball 2.0

Gearbox Ball: Ball 2.0
A new company called GearBox wants to create “flexible hardware platforms that are controlled from your phone”. Their first prototype is a wireless robotic sphere that can be controlled simply by tilting your phone, assuming that your phone has the necessary sensors.

Electricity-Grabbing Hook: Bender Would Want One

Electricity-Grabbing Hook: Bender Would Want One
Developed by Air Force engineers in Ohio, the RAPS (Remote Auxiliary Power System) was designed to provide electricity to field operatives by taking power directly from power lines. The hook has a sharp blade that can pierce the insulation of power lines.
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