Speakal has been peddling some iPhone and iPod speaker docks for a while that are very strange and look like animals and various other things. The company had the iPig a few years back and is back with a new versions of the iPig called the Cool iPig.
Ah, sex education! Thanks to this 8-bit parody, you won’t have to explain the birds and the bees to anyone. Just link to this video, and they’ll know all about safe sex.
It’s called Game On and it’s a funny and educational animation created by the Leicestershire Teenage Pregnancy Partnership in the UK.
Remember that Chinese teen that use a “connection” at Foxconn to get his hands on white iPhone 4 parts? This is the same kid that Apple shut down later for selling the parts. Well, good ol’ Woz saw the parts in a post somewhere and had to turn his iPhone 4 into a white one anyway.
From the same guy that cooked up the Proverbial Wallets comes a magical drawer that can transport messages to and from the Internet. John Kestner calls his creation the Tableau, and like the Proverbial Wallets, it adds a physical factor to digital processes.
How interesting is the furniture in your house? Looking around, mine is pretty bland. Don’t get me wrong, it’s decent stuff for the most part, it’s just not terribly interesting. I mean, I don’t have an NES controller for a coffee table or anything.
If you can make it, China can copy it:
While other Japanese have been busy building another classic robot statue, and South Koreans are building a gigantic robot statue of their own, this orange Gundam copycat is being built in a theme park in Sichuan, China.
Hong Kong Technabob reader Vivian wrote us to let us know about this fun Space Invaders cake she made for her husband’s 31st birthday.
Atop the cake is the most iconic of the Space Invaders, being blasted away from below.
Boy, the TRON: Legacy merchandising team has kicked into full force. Whether you’re looking for some trashy high-heels, a lightcycle USB drive or some Daft Punk headphones, they’ve got something for you. Here’s another fun TRON gizmo – it’s a little toy that lets you play with the movie’s famous discs.
So if you’ve been paying attention at all to the news this week, Google revealed their first Chrome-based notebook computer. It’s the first mainstream PC to shy away from local application and document storage – moving as much as possible into the cloud.
I am pretty sure that Monster, known for its cabling and audio gear, coined the name to describe the price tag of its offerings. The place is far from where you shop for bargains – especially when it comes to cable prices – but they do peddle some pretty cool gear.
ThinkGeek has some really cool and really strange products. One of the stranger products that I have seen in the catalog of offerings is this new Electronic Butterfly in a Jar. It’s just what it sounds like.