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Archive for January 2011

iRobot Scooba 230 Robot isn’t Quite Rosie

iRobot Scooba 230 Robot isn’t Quite Rosie
I want a robot in my house so I can be extra lazy and spend more time with Gran Turismo 5 and watching TV. I want the thing to cook for me, mop, help with homework, and mow the yard.

DIY TRON Suit: Making the Most Out of Something Bad

DIY TRON Suit: Making the Most Out of Something Bad
Yes, I didn’t like TRON: Legacy all that much. However I did like the original 1982 TRON. My disdain for Legacy didn’t stop me from like this DIY hack, though. This dude made his own kinda sorta TRON suit.

Pioneer’s Cool Cordless Phone for People Who Still Have a Landline…. in Japan

Pioneer’s Cool Cordless Phone for People Who Still Have a Landline…. in Japan
Ah, landlines! Do they still exist? I thought we were in the future already. Well, people might still think that they have landlines, but a lot of users are now happy with their cellphones and VOIP handsets offered by Internet and cable companies instead of Ma Bell.

PopDrive Mirrored Hard Drive Makes Backing Up Files Worry-Free

PopDrive Mirrored Hard Drive Makes Backing Up Files Worry-Free
Ever had a hard drive crash? Such events can be disastrous, to say the least. Years of pictures, videos, music, and documents can all disappear in a flash. And unless you have some sort of backup in place, there is absolutely no way to get it all back.

LEGO DSi: DSi XXXXL

LEGO DSi: DSi XXXXL
Sean Kenney has one of the best job titles in the world. Calling himself a “professional kid”, Kenney has been making artworks and models out of LEGO for several years now, and has been commissioned by several companies.

Stay Warm with the Stay Puft Ski Mask

Stay Warm with the Stay Puft Ski Mask
I won’t blame you if the Cthulhu ski hat is too eccentric for your tastes. Well then who you gonna call when you see someone wearing this?

DSLR Camera Speaker: Sir, Can You Turn Down Your Camera? It’s Awfully Loud.

DSLR Camera Speaker: Sir, Can You Turn Down Your Camera? It’s Awfully Loud.
The guys over at Brando have a long history of selling unusual gadgets from Asia, and this one is no exception. What we have here might look exactly like a DSLR camera, but it’s actually a speaker.

Cthulhu Ski Hat: Stay Warm in Your Nightmare

Cthulhu Ski Hat: Stay Warm in Your Nightmare
If I saw someone coming down the street wearing this Cthulhu-inspired ski hat, I’d either think they were nuts, or they were really nuts.

Street Wrestler: Street Fighter Characters in WWE Smackdown vs. Raw

Street Wrestler: Street Fighter Characters in WWE Smackdown vs. Raw
YouTube user Jimmy aka jim784m has a great New Year’s gift for Xbox 360 owners who play WWE Smackdown vs. Raw 2011 – custom Street Fighter wrestlers! The detail on the skins are spot on, especially considering he made four different costumes for each fighter.

Design Student Whips Up Awesome Corvette Concept

Design Student Whips Up Awesome Corvette Concept
I am a major car guy. I lean more towards the Mustang, but I can appreciate sweet cars for other brands like Chevy and the Camaro and the Corvette. I like the looks of the Corvette and once I am 60 and own a few more gold chains, I might buy one.

Alleged iPad 2 Case Sports Mystery Holes

Alleged iPad 2 Case Sports Mystery Holes
Like most successful gadgets, the release of a 2nd generation iPad is a matter of when, not if. But we can still play guessing games as to what features will be added to the next version of the tablet.

Space Auction: Own the Playboy Centerfold that Flew on an Apollo Mission

Space Auction: Own the Playboy Centerfold that Flew on an Apollo Mission
I can’t think of the moon or space without thinking about how huge of an achievement it was for the US to put men on the moon in the 60’s with the tech they had to work with.

Xbox 360 + Toaster = XToaster360

Xbox 360 + Toaster = XToaster360
What happens when you rip the guts out of a four-slice toaster, and replace them with the innards of an Xbox 360? Well, it stops making english muffins, but it does play CoD: Black Ops now.

Mortal Kombat Gets Subtitles

Mortal Kombat Gets Subtitles
I was always perplexed by the gibberish that came out of the mouths of the fighters in Mortal Kombat. Thankfully, everything they said as they pull of their combo moves has now been explained.

Analarm Watch Wakes You with Good, Good, Good, Good Vibrations

Analarm Watch Wakes You with Good, Good, Good, Good Vibrations
If you’re looking for a way to wake up without the jarring sounds of an alarm clock, you might want to check out this new watch that uses vibrations to get you out of bed instead of an audible alarm.

Clear 4G iSpot Killed after Brief and Uneventful Life

Clear 4G iSpot Killed after Brief and Uneventful Life
I don’t like to wait for anything. That means I buy the gadgets I want as soon as they are in a store and I can walk out with them. That also means I end up stuck with gear that doesn’t always worked like I thought or lacks some of the features that later versions get.