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Archive for January 2011

Nintendo 3DS Price, Release Date Confirmed

Nintendo 3DS Price, Release Date Confirmed
Well if you’re hoping to be one of the first to grab a Nintendo 3DS in North America, we finally have a release date. The 3DS will hit stores on March 27, 2011.

Starbucks App Lets You Pay By Phone

Starbucks App Lets You Pay By Phone
I like the idea of paying for things using my mobile phone. I would rather see RFID land in stores so you can just walk up and the cashier will know what you have and how much you owe straight away.

A Snowman in the Desert

A Snowman in the Desert
People that live where it snows a lot take it for granted. The highlight of the year in Texas is the random cold winter when we get some snow and can build snowmen in the yard.

DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone

DeskPets RC Tank Controlled by iPhone
I think one of the coolest gadgets that has ever launched to go along with the iPhone is the AR.Drone flying machine. That thing is really cool, but so expensive that I will never buy one.

Video Racer Hot Wheels Get Video Camera + Screen For Full Action Shots

Video Racer Hot Wheels Get Video Camera + Screen For Full Action Shots
It took a while, but finally we’ve got Hot Wheels with tiny POV video cams built-in. You can even watch the footage from your Hot Wheels directly on a small screen underneath the toy car.

Leica BMW X1: Another Ultra-Expensive Camera We’ll Never Buy

Leica BMW X1: Another Ultra-Expensive Camera We’ll Never Buy
Once again, we’ve got information about another ultra-exclusive Leica camera that almost no one will be able to afford. This time around, it’s so limited – 600 to be precise, and ultra-expensive. This particular one was listed for $3179 (USD) over on eBay.

VideoSurf Mobile App: Search For Video Using Video

VideoSurf Mobile App: Search For Video Using Video
It’s as if Xzibit came up with the idea behind VideoSurf: “Yo dawg, I heard you like videos, so we made it so you can search for videos using videos.” Currently in development, the smartphone app will let users find more information about a video and the people in it just by capturing the video using their smartphone’s camera.

Motorola R331 Remote Control is Rechargeable, Findable

Motorola R331 Remote Control is Rechargeable, Findable
Remember the remote control + pager hack we shared with you a few months ago? Well, one of the big guys finally had the exact same idea. Motorola has made a remote control and dock combo, with the latter having a Find Key – the big white button in the picture below.

Olympus TP-7 Telephone Recorder: Bug Your Own Phone

Olympus TP-7 Telephone Recorder: Bug Your Own Phone
Ever needed to record your phone calls? Let us pretend for a moment that you believe that there is some huge government conspiracy against you. If you tell anyone this, they’re going to think you’re crazy.

Lunchtime Clock Hack is Pure Genius, Will Inevitably Get You Fired

Lunchtime Clock Hack is Pure Genius, Will Inevitably Get You Fired
Looking for a great way to get a little extra time during the day at work? Well don’t tell anyone we told you this, but this clever hack could extend your lunch hour every single day – at least until your boss catches on.

3D Printing in Titanium: What’s Next, Unobtanium?

3D Printing in Titanium: What’s Next, Unobtanium?
Ever wanted to print something using one of those 3D material printers, but didn’t like how it just spat out some sort of weird plastic composite? Well thanks to new advances in the technology, you can now print 3D objects out of sturdy titanium.

DIY NERF Gun is Way Cooler than Store-Bought NERF Weapons

DIY NERF Gun is Way Cooler than Store-Bought NERF Weapons
You have to be on your toes at my house. You never know when someone will jump out and yell trying to scare you or shoot you in the face with the wrapper from a straw.

Pac-Man Reality TV Show in the Works?!

Pac-Man Reality TV Show in the Works?!
If you are like me and grew up in the 80’s, you spent lots of time in the arcade playing video games. The first game I ever played on the arcade was Pac-Man and I was hooked.

15.6-inch Computer Screen is Powered by a USB Port

15.6-inch Computer Screen is Powered by a USB Port
If you are the type of notebook or netbook user that wants a larger screen when you are at home, but you don’t have a video output or spare power outlet available, you might be interested in one of the USB-powered screens that are on the market.

Cloning Woolly Mammoths: Nothing Could Possibly Go Wrong

Cloning Woolly Mammoths: Nothing Could Possibly Go Wrong
Scientists have announced that they are close to cloning woolly mammoths. This could take place in as little as 4 years. While we won’t exactly get Jurassic Park, we may have a real-world Ice Age Park.

Watch Out Where the AT-ATs Go, Don’t Eat That Yellow Snow!

Watch Out Where the AT-ATs Go, Don’t Eat That Yellow Snow!
Yes, there’s a lot of snow right now and it can be a pain, especially if you’re not used to receiving that much of it at the same time. Personally, even though I’m currently living in Taipei, I love snow.