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Archive for February 2011

Awesome Yvan Arpa Watch is Water Filled, But Water Resistant

Awesome Yvan Arpa Watch is Water Filled, But Water Resistant
I like things that are odd and this watch is really odd to me. It’s a custom one of a kind wristwatch designed by Yvan Arpa. The thing that is so odd to me about it is that the case of the watch is filled with liquid and the watch is water resistant too.

iFixIt Tears Apart the Motorola Xoom: Is it 4G LTE Upgradeable?

iFixIt Tears Apart the Motorola Xoom: Is it 4G LTE Upgradeable?
As usual, iFixIt did their best to tear down the latest new gadget – the Motorola Xoom – the minute it was released. It’s taken a while before the iPad received any significant competition from other manufacturers.

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Tablet Specs Revealed

Fujitsu Stylistic Q550 Tablet Specs Revealed
The tablet market is scorching hot today with many of the new offerings showing up with Android on board. There is a place for tablets that run Windows too, especially in the business and medical communities.

iWatchz 6G iPod nano Watchbands Land at Best Buy

iWatchz 6G iPod nano Watchbands Land at Best Buy
Geeks often like to make fashion statements that show off just how geeky they are. This is the reason for things like the Millenterprise Falcon mashup shirt that gives you +10 geek cred. Another way to show that you are geek is to wear that small 6G iPod nano as a watch.

Paintball Robot Brings the Pain to the Paintball Arena

Paintball Robot Brings the Pain to the Paintball Arena
I still remember the first time that I went to play paintball. For some, playing with the paintball guns was just too much and they went kind of nutty. I especially liked the paintball grenades. Now, it looks like paintballers will have another option: the paintball robot.

Atari 2600 “Stella” Portable is the Nicest Atari 2600 Portable Mod Yet

Atari 2600 “Stella” Portable is the Nicest Atari 2600 Portable Mod Yet
I’ve certainly seen my share of Atari 2600 mods over the years, but I’ve still always longed for a really nice portable version that actually plays the original cartridges. So when I stumbled onto this handheld, made from a highly modified Atari Flashback 2, I was tickled.

Let’s Go Island 3D: Arcade Game Gets Glasses-Free 3D Screen

Let’s Go Island 3D: Arcade Game Gets Glasses-Free 3D Screen
Glasses-free 3D is the “next-big thing” in display technology. Of course, nobody has really created the perfect glasses-free display yet, but the quality had improved by leaps and bounds in even the last year. Now, SEGA has announced they’ll be releasing an arcade game with a 52-inch 3D glasses-free display.

NEC Hybrid Fingerprint Scanner is Hard to Trick, Unless You Have a Twin With the Same Fingerprints and Veins

NEC Hybrid Fingerprint Scanner is Hard to Trick, Unless You Have a Twin With the Same Fingerprints and Veins
There are all sorts of uses for fingerprint scanners in the tech world. You can use them to log into notebooks and smartphones without having to type a password. You can also use a fingerprint scanner to log into corporate networks.

OCZ Technology Vertex 3 SSDs are FAST

OCZ Technology Vertex 3 SSDs are FAST
OCZ may be vacating many of the markets it used to be in, but it is taking their extra resources and putting those towards making cool gear like the new line of Vertex 3 SSDs. These solid state drives are so fast, the word fast seems too slow.

Trip Sound Suitcase Sure to Annoy Terminal Dwellers

Trip Sound Suitcase Sure to Annoy Terminal Dwellers
Every time I fly, I end up sitting next to the rudest person in the terminal. You know the sort that spreads out his stuff all around, talks loudly on the phone, and hogs both armrests.

IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off

IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off
How will alarm clocks wake thee? Let us count the ways. Here’s another innovative idea that will force both your body and your mind to wake up. Designed by Oliver Sha, the IQ Alarm Clock presents users between 1 to 3 multiple choice questions that they have to answer correctly in order to shut off its alarm.

Scientists Fool People Into Thinking They Have Three Arms, Doc Ock Not Impressed

Scientists Fool People Into Thinking They Have Three Arms, Doc Ock Not Impressed
Can you imagine how life would be like if you had an extra limb? It’s hard to think about isn’t it? But apparently it’s quite easy to convince our brains that we do have a third arm.

Spongebob Terminatorpants

Spongebob Terminatorpants
I’ve never thought of combining the Terminator with Spongebob Squarepants, but that doesn’t mean that this combo doesn’t look good.

Playable Angry Birds Cake: This Will Get Messy

Playable Angry Birds Cake: This Will Get Messy
Yes, I have to admit that one of the only games that I have installed on my MacBook Pro is Angry Birds. When I first started playing it, I immediately understood why the game was so addictive.

Team BlackSheep Ritewing Zephyr FPV UAV Flies High, Shoots Amazing Videos

Team BlackSheep Ritewing Zephyr FPV UAV Flies High, Shoots Amazing Videos
If you’ve ever dreamed of capturing high-altitude flight videos, you probably thought that would be something you could only do with an expensive UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) like the $30,000+ Draganflyer X8. Well, thanks to the guys at Team BlackSheep, you could be flying high for as little as $2000 bucks.

New MacBook Pro Laptops: Prices, Specs, Release Date Revealed

New MacBook Pro Laptops: Prices, Specs, Release Date Revealed
Apple today released their new MacBook Pro laptops, and the new models further refine an already great series of personal computers. Highlights of the new models include an upgrade of the 15-inch and 17-inch models to speedy quad-core Intel Core i7 CPUs.

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