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Archive for January 2011

Transparent iPhone 4 Casemod Looks Great, Doesn’t Make Phone Calls Any Clearer

Transparent iPhone 4 Casemod Looks Great, Doesn’t Make Phone Calls Any Clearer
I’m all for making your gadgets look better, but I draw the line at making something heavier. The previous iPhone 4 mod with the metal back looked good but I would have gone with carbon fiber to make the phone lighter, not heavier.

Keyboard S’Mores: Fun Way to End the Week

Keyboard S’Mores: Fun Way to End the Week
While I’d never spend the time making a s’more shaped like a keyboard, it’s a fun thing to see when most of us spend so much time in front of our computers. The maker must have been pretty dedicated to his task when he created this intricate keyboard s’more.

Holocube Now Big Enough to Project a Human-Size Hologram

Holocube Now Big Enough to Project a Human-Size Hologram
The first time we saw the Holocube, the thing had a 20-inch screen that could show small “holograms” that looked really cool. The system has since been upgraded with a larger screen that can handle images that are the size of a 6-foot-tall adult.

Grace Micro Shelf System Puts Internet Radio in any Room Without a PC

Grace Micro Shelf System Puts Internet Radio in any Room Without a PC
I have said it a few times, the selection of local radio stations in my area sucks. You can get 15 channels of country and one channel of rock. I have some digital tunes and a few CDs, but I don’t like to listen to the same stuff over and over.

Navy Has Breakthrough in Laser Tech

Navy Has Breakthrough in Laser Tech
Sharks with friggin’ laser beams it ain’t, but the Navy is proudly boasting that its laser program for a laser defense system mounted on it ships is ahead of schedule. The Navy is hard at work on its shipboard laser system that will be used for several things including the ability to swat enemy missiles out of the sky before they can strike.

Chobi Cam One Toy DSLR: Big Price for Small Size

Chobi Cam One Toy DSLR: Big Price for Small Size
We’ve seen our fair share of hidden cameras, but this is one camera that seems to hide in plain sight. The Chobi Cam One camera is so small, you’ll hardly believe that it actually takes pictures and videos too.

choose cleanliness with the pokéball soap

choose cleanliness with the pokéball soap
The Pokéball Soap will catch dirt and grime in just one try. Unfortunately they don’t contain soap Pokémon, but that hasn’t stopped fans from grabbing all of the stock at Lime Tree. Don’t worry, a new batch will arrive in a week or two.

Apple Starts Using Nasty New Screws on New iPhone 4s

Apple Starts Using Nasty New Screws on New iPhone 4s
Do you like taking apart your gadgets? Soon, it will be more difficult to take apart your iPhone 4. Why? It seems that Apple has decided that standard Phillips screws are far too easy to take out, and will be replacing the ones in future iPhones with something a little different.

Gundam Head Ashtray: Who’s Been Putting Their Coals Out in My Mobile Suit?

Gundam Head Ashtray: Who’s Been Putting Their Coals Out in My Mobile Suit?
I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, but Japan can be a weird place. At least if you judge the country strictly by the oddball gadgets and toys that they release, on a regular basis, they are.

Hammerhead HMR989 Looks Like No Other PC I’ve Ever Seen

Hammerhead HMR989 Looks Like No Other PC I’ve Ever Seen
These days, it’s pretty hard to design a computer that really turns heads. This new computer from DARWINmachine definitely fills that bill.

Self-Loading LEGO Dice Tower: Perfect for Old-School RPG Fans

Self-Loading LEGO Dice Tower: Perfect for Old-School RPG Fans
Where are the self-loading dice towers when you need them? Well, that’s one of the reasons why YouTube user Skadar decided to build his own.

Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?

Wings Askew: Why Does This Fly?
Yep, this was a real plane that was created by NASA and it’s called the AD-1. It’s got these strange oblique wings that are turned 60-degrees across its fuselage. The main question is why was this done and how could it fly?

Cellphone Lock Up Makes for Criminal Prank

Cellphone Lock Up Makes for Criminal Prank
I can’t think of anyone I know who wouldn’t flip out if I put their phone inside this thing: The Cellphone Lock Up will trap phones – or any object for that matter – that fits within its narrow space.

Make Your Own DSLR Foot Pedal for Foot-Powered Photos

Make Your Own DSLR Foot Pedal for Foot-Powered Photos
Have you ever taken a picture without using your hands? No, I’m not talking about setting the timer and having the shutter go off after a predetermined amount of time – you still use your hands for that.

Melting Clock: Hell’s Timepiece

Melting Clock: Hell’s Timepiece
I’m well aware that whoever designed this clock could only have been inspired by a famous work of art, but did it need to be made? Did it?

Ryan Jones’ Star Wars Art: These Aren’t the Drawings You’re Looking For

Ryan Jones’ Star Wars Art: These Aren’t the Drawings You’re Looking For
These graphite pencil illustrations of Star Wars characters in everyday situations totally crack me up. I think it was the one with Darth Vader, titled I Find Your Lack of Hunger Disturbing that pushed me over the edge.