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Archive for November 2010

IPod Boom Dock Turns Your iPod Into World’S Smallest Ghetto Blaster

IPod Boom Dock Turns Your iPod Into World’S Smallest Ghetto Blaster
This ridiculous looking little boom box snaps onto the bottom of your iPod, letting it belt (or is it chirp) out some fat (or is it skinny) beats. Homade’s Boom Dock connects to your iPod’s dock connector and has a little speakers inside of it.

IPhone 4 Backside Decal Perfect for Messing With Your Friend’S Phone

IPhone 4 Backside Decal Perfect for Messing With Your Friend’S Phone
Looking to play a really cruel trick on your buddy with an iPhone 4? Then grab one of these clever decals which turns the back of the iPhone into the front. Or is it the other way around?

Daredevil Jumps From Hot Air Balloon Wearing Rocket Wing, Flies Loops

Daredevil Jumps From Hot Air Balloon Wearing Rocket Wing, Flies Loops
I can trace my lust for a personal jet pack back to a single specific event from my youth. The episode of Fall Guy where Lee Majors used a jet pack really got my attention. Since I saw that show, I have wanted one and I honestly expected by the time I was this old, we would all have them.

LG L-03c is a Real Camera Phone

LG L-03c is a Real Camera Phone
Ever since someone took a mobile phone and crammed a crappy camera sensor inside, we have called a lot of the devices on the market camera phones. That is a misleading name if you ask me and most of the people who have actually tried to take pics using a camera phone.

Geek Builds His Own Nautilus Speakers From Scratch

Geek Builds His Own Nautilus Speakers From Scratch
Speakers for the home theater can get frighteningly expensive. The first time I saw speakers that sold for tens of thousands of dollars I figured there couldn’t be that much work put into the things. One of those crazy expensive sets of speakers was the Bowers & Wilkins Nautilus, which served as the inspiration for Alfonso de Rojas to build his own a few years back.

Softbank Will Release Glasses-Free 3d Smartphones: Do You Care?

Softbank Will Release Glasses-Free 3d Smartphones: Do You Care?
So Softbank just unveiled these new smartphones destined for the Japanese market that work in 3D and don’t require any 3D glasses. Do you still care? I probably don’t, but I’ll tell you about them anyway.

Hex iPod Nano Watch Actually Doesn’T Look Half Bad, Makes Me Want an iPod Nano

Hex iPod Nano Watch Actually Doesn’T Look Half Bad, Makes Me Want an iPod Nano
I never really was that interested in an iPod Nano, but this little watch band might make me change my mind. It basically makes your iPod Nano look like a bona fide watch. Plus, it also looks pretty good.

Paypal Vending Machine: the Faster, Safer Way to Buy a Gumball

Paypal Vending Machine: the Faster, Safer Way to Buy a Gumball
In the future, a trip to the vending machine will no longer require bills and coins. You’ll need a mobile phone and a PayPal account though. Make Magazine spotted this concept device made by Ray Tanaka and his colleagues at PayPal Labs.

Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters Will Make Awesome Holiday Treats

Ninjabread Men Cookie Cutters Will Make Awesome Holiday Treats
As we progress toward Christmas (hey, I walked into the grocery store yesterday and they were wearing Santa hats, so don’t complain to me about it being too early to talk about this stuff) you’ll no doubt start to encounter festive treats such as gingerbread men.

Star Wars Arcade Falcon Gunner: Augmented Reality Shooter

Star Wars Arcade Falcon Gunner: Augmented Reality Shooter
THQ will be releasing a Star Wars-themed first person shooter for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. I’m not sure if it’s one of the game modes or if there’s an option that can be toggled, but Star Wars Arcade: Falcon Gunner has a neat twist that could make it an impulse buy for some.

Ben Heck’s Coach Section Laptop Lets You Compute While Flying

Ben Heck’s Coach Section Laptop Lets You Compute While Flying
Created for the latest episode of The Ben Heck Show, the modder created yet another ingenious design, a laptop with a screen optimized for flying in a in the cramped cabin of a commercial airplane. If any of you have ever tried to use your laptop on the tray table of an airplane, you know how irritating it can be to get the screen angle to work where you can comfortably view it.

Ms. Pac-Man Cake has Better Graphics Than the Original Game

Ms. Pac-Man Cake has Better Graphics Than the Original Game
I just spotted this Ms. Pac-Man cake over on flickr contributor melonqueen‘s photostream, and just had to feature it. While I’m not sure that the Atari 2600 ever had graphics this good, I still like the idea of the edible 2600 joystick on the side.

Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive

Corvette Zr1 Pc Casemod Can Actually Drive
By starting with a 1/6th scale remote-controlled Chevy Corvette ZR1 as the basis for his casemod project, modder Bill Owen managed to create a complete desktop PC on wheels. Under the hood of his “Project blur” Vette ZR1 is a Jetway NC64 Mobile ITX motherboard, housing a Quad Core Q9000 mobile CPU.

Leapster Explorer Gets Cool Camera and Video Recorder

Leapster Explorer Gets Cool Camera and Video Recorder
With the hoards of gadgets and hardware that comes through my house, it’s no surprise that my kids are gadget hounds and tend to ask for as many gadgets for Christmas as they do toys. My daughter really wants a digital camera, but she is not very easy on stuff.

Electroadhesion Could Lead to Friendly Neighborhood Spiderbots

Electroadhesion Could Lead to Friendly Neighborhood Spiderbots
A company called SRI International is currently developing an exciting new technology called compliant electroadhesion. Simply put, an object with electroadhesive properties can hold or stick to most common surfaces, like wood, glass, brick or concrete by inducing electrostatic charges.

Skyfire Browser for iPhone Lets You View Flash Videos

Skyfire Browser for iPhone Lets You View Flash Videos
iOS owners now have the option to view Flash videos on websites despite Apple’s refusal to support Flash in their mobile devices, thanks to Skyfire Labs’ Skyfire browser. The browser doesn’t actually play Flash videos straight off – videos are first transcoded on Skyfire Labs’ servers, then sent back to the browser for viewing.

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