If you ever wanted to send secret messages using your computer, you could just embed secret messages in your image files. But if you want to print out hidden messages, you can hack your inkjet printer to print invisible messages.
We’ve certainly seen our share of Kinect hacks around here, but I have to say this is one I haven’t run across before. These dramatic photos were shot using the infrared 3D mapping dots that the Kinect projects, viewed through an infrared lens filter.
These shiny coffee beans are a bit of a paradox that might warp you noodle like the age-old question about the chicken and the egg. Theses shiny beans are stainless steel that is polished and inside the shiny shell is some secret non-toxic material.
I don’t like to buy stuff online. Not because I don’t trust online sellers or anything, I just don’t like to wait for stuff to arrive. I want to walk in a store, and walk out with whatever it is I want.
I would imagine in a zombie invasion DIY geeks are going to be a sought after addition to any still-living crew looking to beat back the undead. This dude is going to have to redefine his machete-chunking slingshot though before the zombie apocalypse comes.
Bar none the weirdest sticker I’ve ever seen, the Knock on Wood Touch Wood are self-adhesive patches of wood meant to allow you to knock on wood to fight off bad fortune and generally just be weird anywhere and anytime you want.
It’s one thing when your computer gets infected with malware and viruses, it’s another thing when the manufacturer decides to pre-install a keylogger to monitor what you are doing on your laptop. It’s also illegal. Reports from computer scientist Mohamed Hassan indicate that new Samsung laptops are shipping with a factory-installed keylogger called StarLogger.
Have you ever been annoyed by your mouse and it’s incessant clicking while you navigate the web? Actually, you probably haven’t. However, your partner might have a problem with it, depending on how close your workstation is to the bedroom.
I’ve certainly seen my share of unusual digital cameras, but this is definitely something I haven’t seen before. The pint-sized (and badly named) Fuuvi Pick isn’t much larger than a flash drive, but it’s actuall a digital camera, capable of capturing both stills and videos.
Fans of the Nintendo DS game Okamiden will immediately recognize Chibiterasu, the game’s sickeningly-cute little wolf protagonist being served up in this tasty bento lunch box. The meal was created by by bento expert AnnaTheRed, who’s clearly got better knife skills than I.
There really is an app for everything for the iPhone. If you are the sort that likes to take pictures you can get apps that will work for checking the light levels in the room so you can get the perfect exposure.
When I was a kid my dad owned a car lot. One day, he came home with the Pong game that the had taken as a down payment on a car. That Pong game was as boring then when it was new as it is now, but it certainly started something for a bunch of gamers like me growing up in the 80’s.
There are lots of reasons that a person might need to control their computer with one hand, and not all of them have to do with self-gratification. Being able to control a computer with one hand is a great thing in a small workspace or if you are standing up and need to hold a notebook or tablet.
Here’s a guitar that can be used to play Midlife Crisis and Crysis. Le Journal du Geek reader Jossss stuffed an Ibiza acoustic guitar with PC parts and left the strings attached, so technically you can still play the guitar, although I bet the acoustics of the body have been screwed up by now.