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Archive for February 2011

Video Game-Themed Valentine Cards Will Give You +255 Sweetness

Video Game-Themed Valentine Cards Will Give You +255 Sweetness
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so make sure you’re well-equipped! Travel to the shop of Etsy merchant PaperRockScisorz and buy these awesome valentine cards, each with an adorable video game-related message of love.

Gun O’Clock Lets You Start the Day With a Blast

Gun O’Clock Lets You Start the Day With a Blast
Most quirky alarm clocks make it difficult for the user to turn off the alarm, for obvious reasons. But Bandai’s Gun O’Clock might actually make you look forward to its alarm sounding off, because then you can shoot at it.

Kratos in Every Game?

Kratos in Every Game?
So what would happen if Kratos busted out of his God of War franchise and made his way to some other games? This…

Change It! Pixel Wall Concept: Change Your Walls to Suit Your Many Pixelated Moods

Change It! Pixel Wall Concept: Change Your Walls to Suit Your Many Pixelated Moods
While you could make a customizable pixel wall out of a bunch of iPhones, I kind of like the simplicity of this analog pixel wall.

M16 Golf Ball Launcher Will Definitely Improve Your Drive

M16 Golf Ball Launcher Will Definitely Improve Your Drive
Sometimes there are gadgets that turn up that we look at and collectively and wonder WTF the designer was thinking. This is one such gadget – a golf ball launcher for your rifle. The accessory is cheap enough at about $20 and it attaches to the barrel of your M16, M4, or AR-15.

Starbucks App Easily Hacked with Phone Cam?

Starbucks App Easily Hacked with Phone Cam?
If you are a user of the Starbucks app that lets you pay for your coffee using a barcode on your smartphone screen, you need to be aware of a very easy to take advantage of vulnerability in the app.

7-Year-Old Buys Harrier Jet on eBay, Dad Refuses to Pay

7-Year-Old Buys Harrier Jet on eBay, Dad Refuses to Pay
When I was a kid, I always wanted a Harrier jet. They aren’t the best looking or fastest, but they can take off and land like a helicopter, which made up for other shortcomings in my book.

200-Inch Glasses-Free 3D Display: Do I Have a Big Enough Wall?

200-Inch Glasses-Free 3D Display: Do I Have a Big Enough Wall?
Bigger screens are the way to go. I just can’t wait to have a screen that’s the size of my whole living room wall. Although this seems like science-fiction, it might not be because NICT has unveiled a 200-inch glasses-free 3D screen that might actually make me want to watch 3D stuff.

Doctor Who Cheat Sheet Perfect for Who Newbies

Doctor Who Cheat Sheet Perfect for Who Newbies
Whenever a friend or your significant other wonders why you keep watching 30-year old Doctor Who episodes, with what seems to be terrible special effects, then you can forward him/her this image that was created by Bob Canada.

Turn 3D Glasses Into 2D Glasses: How Sad is It That We Have to Do This?

Turn 3D Glasses Into 2D Glasses: How Sad is It That We Have to Do This?
I don’t know about you guys but I’m no fan of 3D movies. At best they’re distracting, and at worst they give me headaches. Fortunately, the folks at Tested have figured out a pretty simple way of watching 3D movies in glorious 2D, although you might not want to follow the first step of their how-to, which is “steal two pairs of 3D glasses from a theater”.

Dead Space Plasma Cutters: Also Budget Slashers

Dead Space Plasma Cutters: Also Budget Slashers
Fans of the Dead Space series will be familiar with the Plasma Cutter, since it’s the default tool-turned-weapon that the hero Isaac Clarke has in both games. Now you can own life sized replicas of the Plasma Cutters in Dead Space and Dead Space 2, which will surely come in handy if you encounter life sized replicas of Necromorphs.

Keyboard Slippers: QWERTYUIOPODIATRIST

Keyboard Slippers: QWERTYUIOPODIATRIST
Sometimes my feet get really sore and tired, so the idea of padding around in soft slippers with those rubber nubs that massage your feet really appeals some days. And being a computer geek, what better way to keep those feet comfy but with a pair of squishy keyboard slippers.

Darth Vader CD Boombox: I Find Your Lack of Built-in MP3 Playback Disturbing

Darth Vader CD Boombox: I Find Your Lack of Built-in MP3 Playback Disturbing
While a CD player isn’t exactly cutting-edge technology, I still like the idea of a sound system that looks like Darth Vader guarding my desktop. Jazwares‘ Darth Vader “CD Boombox” doesn’t really qualify as a boombox in my book, but it definitely qualifies as a CD player and most definitely qualifies as Darth Vader.

Dzyplastic Series 2 Android Figurines: Not the Droids You Were Looking For

Dzyplastic Series 2 Android Figurines: Not the Droids You Were Looking For
If you are a serious fan of Android that likes to show off your allegiance to Google’s mobile OS, these are the toys for you. Dzyplastic has unveiled three new designs in its Series 2 figurines that are little statues of the Android mascot.

Thermaltake Level 10 GT Case: Better, Bigger, Cheaper

Thermaltake Level 10 GT Case: Better, Bigger, Cheaper
Thermaltake introduced the BMW Group Designworks USA co-designed Level 10 computer case a while back, and I thought the thing was really cool. The big downside was that the case was a bit cramped for some geeks with large video cards, and it also cost almost $800 bucks.

iPad 2 Already in Production Says WSJ

iPad 2 Already in Production Says WSJ
We all know that sometime this year we are due for an update to a new version of the iPad, currently known as the iPad 2. The current iPad is selling in droves and you can bet that the sales will continue to be high right up until the new tablet is unveiled.

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