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Archive for February 2011

Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-orders Set Sales Record

Verizon iPhone 4 Pre-orders Set Sales Record
I think we all knew that the iPhone 4 on Verizon Wireless was going to be huge. The phone hit pre-order for existing customers this week and quickly sold in droves and Verizon ended the pre-order offer.

Nokia Not as Lame as We Thought: Bubbles is Cool

Nokia Not as Lame as We Thought: Bubbles is Cool
Nokia isn’t a cool company in my book. I have never seen a phone for Nokia that I looked at and thought, “Wow that is cool.” Mostly I look at Nokia and think booooring. Nokia Beta Labs has rolled out a really cool new download for Nokia owners today that is actually something I wish my iPhone had.

Robo-Rainbows: Complicated Ways to Vandalize with Rainbows

Robo-Rainbows: Complicated Ways to Vandalize with Rainbows
Wouldn’t the world be better with a few more rainbows? If you thought at any point you were a vandal and “left your mark” just know that you will never be as memorable as this guy.

SMS Printers: For Recipients Only

SMS Printers: For Recipients Only
Here’s an interesting device I never knew existed until today – a portable device that prints text messages on small strips of paper. It seems like they’ve been around for a year now, and have found both commercial and personal applications.

Tiger Lab DS Emulator for Android: Your Move, Nintendo

Tiger Lab DS Emulator for Android: Your Move, Nintendo
Video game emulators have long been available for both iOS and Android phones, provided you’re willing to jailbreak your device. There are NES, SNES and even PlayStation emulators. However, this is the first time that I’ve seen a Nintendo DS emulator for smartphones.

Weird License Deal of the Day: Sony PlayStation Towels?

Weird License Deal of the Day: Sony PlayStation Towels?
Proving that some companies will accept money to slap their logo on anything, Sony has “officially licensed” the manufacture of a line of PlayStation-themed microfiber towels. Huh, wha?

Self-Folding Origami Needs More Swans and Unicorns

Self-Folding Origami Needs More Swans and Unicorns
A team of scientists at MIT Cambridge have developed a prototype of a “programmable matter” which can automatically change its shape when electrical impulses are applied to it. A demonstration of the technology was put together using a sheet of the material, which automatically folds itself into various shapes.

Caseable Custom Laptop Cases Give Your Notebook Some Extra Personality

Caseable Custom Laptop Cases Give Your Notebook Some Extra Personality
If you are the sort that has to be unique, that can be hard to do if your computer of choice is a notebook. With a desktop PC, there is enough room to get fancy with case mods and such, but not so much on a notebook.

Ohm My God, What Pretty Resistor Earrings You Have On

Ohm My God, What Pretty Resistor Earrings You Have On
Ok guys, you can all thank me for this later. I have found the perfect gift that shows your girl you love her, and lets you flex your geek muscle at the same time. Over on Etsy you can pick up this set of butterfly earrings.

HEX Teases iPod nano Sport Watchband for NIKE+

HEX Teases iPod nano Sport Watchband for NIKE+
Back in November, we mentioned the HEX silicone watchbands that had launched to turn your iPod nano into a geeky wristwatch. Watchbands for this purpose have become very popular since the new nano landed.

DreamPlug: Tiny Linux Computer That Looks Like A Power Plug

DreamPlug: Tiny Linux Computer That Looks Like A Power Plug
Wouldn’t you want a teeny tiny computer with no video card? Well if you do, then you can be very happy because the DreamPlug will start shipping later this month. The DreamPlug is a small computer that almost looks like a power plug.

Thanko USB Kitty Mask Helps You Breathe While Looking Stupid

Thanko USB Kitty Mask Helps You Breathe While Looking Stupid
While face masks are only common in the US in hospitals, you will see quite a lot of them in Asia. It’s strange at first, but you quickly get used to it. When everyone is wearing a face mask, people try to distinguish themselves in other ways, including this strange kitty face mask by Thanko.

Esper: Dominoes Reinvented

Esper: Dominoes Reinvented
Dominoes are gaming pieces, but we all know it’s a lot more fun making them fall than actually using them for their intended purpose. We usually make long lines or intricate shapes using the pieces before making them fall one after the other, but this is the 21st century!

Personal Keepon Robot Gets a $40 Price Tag

Personal Keepon Robot Gets a $40 Price Tag
Ever heard of the Keepon Robot? I’m sure that at some point during your exploration of the Internet, you’ve come across this adorable little yellow robot called Keepon. It looks like two yellow puff-balls with eyes and a nose.

ToDoGenius iOS App: Like a Tiny Secretary in Your Pocket

ToDoGenius iOS App: Like a Tiny Secretary in Your Pocket
To-do applications are a dime a dozen. Some of them simply involve taking notes, most of them integrate with calendar software, and some are general purpose apps – if all you want is to keep a list, any text editor will do. 

HOON Neo Legend Joystick for Luxury Arcades Only

HOON Neo Legend Joystick for Luxury Arcades Only
I’ve seen plenty of cool arcade sticks over the years, but this new joystick from French design shop HOON is definitely the fanciest one I’ve laid eyes on.

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