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Archive for October 2010

Kick Ass Bookmarklet Lets You Demolish the Web

Kick Ass Bookmarklet Lets You Demolish the Web
Sick of ugly ads on websites? Tired of all the Apple news everywhere on the Web? And how about those YouTube commenters? You can vent out your frustration or just plain waste some time by wreaking virtual havoc using Erik Rothoff Andersson’s Kick Ass bookmarklet. Drag it to your bookmarks bar, surf to your desired battlefield and commence your attack.

Scientists Discover a Real-Life Pac-Man: It Died From a Power Pellet Overdose

Scientists Discover a Real-Life Pac-Man: It Died From a Power Pellet Overdose
Nope, that’s definitely not true. This sculpture comes via DeviantART user Kalapusa. His Pac-Man isn’t really adorable or cute. It’s kind of freaky-looking to be honest, kind of like a floating rat of some sort with an insatiable hunger.
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Panasonic Lumix Camera Phone in the Works

Panasonic Lumix Camera Phone in the Works
If you are familiar with digital cameras at all, you will probably recognize the Lumix brand as Panasonic’s line of popular digital cameras that are sold all around the world. Panasonic is set to offer up its first Lumix branded mobile phone, which means the device will be focused on taking very nice pictures in addition to making calls.

Little Big Planet 2 Makes Playable Pac-Man, World Dominance Next

Little Big Planet 2 Makes Playable Pac-Man, World Dominance Next
I always loved the world builder in Little Big Planet, which let you create all sorts of wondrous environments which go far beyond what the game was designed to do. As Media Molecule saw what people were trying to do, they amped up the creation tools with the upcoming Little Big Planet 2.

Geeky LED Jack-O-Lantern DIY Project

Geeky LED Jack-O-Lantern DIY Project
My daughter was born on Halloween so it’s a pretty big deal around out house, with all sorts of decorations and parties to be had. It’s time to start decorating for Halloween already and if you want something a bit geekier for your porch than a carved pumpkin, this is the DIY project for you.

Kin Mobile Phone Failure Takes $670k Out of Steve Ballmer’S Pocket

Kin Mobile Phone Failure Takes $670k Out of Steve Ballmer’S Pocket
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is a character for sure. The guy is one of those CEOs that is very animated and at times says things that make you wonder what he was thinking. If ever there was a reason to see a sweaty and pissed off Ballmer, this is that day.

Official Moleskine Covers for the iPhone and iPad: for Contemporary Digital-Analog Nomads Only

Official Moleskine Covers for the iPhone and iPad: for Contemporary Digital-Analog Nomads Only
It took a while for Moleskine to release their official iPhone and iPad covers, but they finally have announced them. Until now, only the Kindle Moleskine cover was available. Now, Mac addicts everywhere will be able to Moleskine their devices. These great covers include some sheets of paper to make some handy notes.

USB Aquarium Holds Your Fish and Much More

USB Aquarium Holds Your Fish and Much More
For some reason the USB port breeds all sorts of weird gadgets. With the colder months looming ahead, I have started to see all manner of warming gadgets turn up that use the USB port. If you want to trick out your desk with an aquarium to help sooth your frazzled nerves, a new USB one has turned up that looks kind of cool.

Vote for Ed Ward: Mayor of Simcity

Vote for Ed Ward: Mayor of Simcity
Ever wonder what platform Mayoral candidates in SimCity run on? How about the “if you don’t vote for me, I’ll kill you and everyone your know with randomly placed natural disasters” platform?

Awesome Japanese Android is Powered by Android

Awesome Japanese Android is Powered by Android
We all know the little green smiling robot that is the Android mascot. The thing turns up everywhere today. Android has made it as an OS and is now turning up in all sorts of places that Google probably never expected when it started working on Android to begin with.

Nvidia Settles Faulty Gpu Class Action, Admits No Wrong

Nvidia Settles Faulty Gpu Class Action, Admits No Wrong
I always get a kick out of companies that realize they can’t defend themselves in court and end up settling without admitting guilt. If they weren’t guilty, I hardly think most companies would offer to pay out.

Chromium Os Hacked to Run on iPad

Chromium Os Hacked to Run on iPad
Chrome OS hasn’t officially been released yet, but Chromium OS, its open-source sibling has been going places, thanks in part to people like Hexxeh. Hexxeh is the one who makes Flow, which is based on Chromium OS and can be run on Windows, Mac and Linux.

Encline Designs Custom Figures: Transformers Transformed

Encline Designs Custom Figures: Transformers Transformed
I know how complicated LEGO creations can be, but I’m equally impressed with people who customize action figures. I could be wrong, but isn’t it harder to find or sculpt parts compared to looking for LEGO bricks?

World’S Fastest Lawnmower Hits Nearly 100mph

World’S Fastest Lawnmower Hits Nearly 100mph
I’ll never understand why people need to make slow stuff go really fast. If you want to go fast, you should just buy a jetcar or something like that. Then you’d be going really fast. Ah well, jetcars… They aren’t yet available for us mere mortals.

Bitfenix Survivor Computer Case is Cheap and Cool

Bitfenix Survivor Computer Case is Cheap and Cool
Being a computer geek, I can tell you from experience that not all cases are created equal. I have had cases before that won’t fit my longer video cards and I have had cases where the cooling system let the PC hardware inside run too hot.

Gopro Unveils HD Hero 960 Wearable Camcorder

Gopro Unveils HD Hero 960 Wearable Camcorder
I am a huge fan of the tiny wearable camcorders that GoPro offers. I have one of their small GoPro Motorsports Hero HD camcorders that I use for car reviews and the thing is great. It’s tiny, has long battery life, records high-resolution video and has great mounting options.
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