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Archive for April 2011

Wearable LEGO Minifig Helmet Streams Audio Comics

Wearable LEGO Minifig Helmet Streams Audio Comics
Designer Jonathan Robson liked little comics that he received as a kid that were based on LEGO blocks. He says that the comics helped him to learn to read so he set about creating something for kids today that would make them want to learn to read.

Acer Iconia Android Tablet Hits Best Buy

Acer Iconia Android Tablet Hits Best Buy
The Acer Iconia Android tablet first reared its thin little head back in January during CES. The tablet looks promising, and if you have been waiting for it to hit stores you can now pick one up.
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T-Mobile G2X to Get Gingerbread Update Soon

T-Mobile G2X to Get Gingerbread Update Soon
I mentioned early this month that the T-Mobile G2x smartphone had hit eBay early after a geek managed to buy one before they were supposed to launch. That early smartphone sold for a whopping $800 (USD).

James Cameron Buys 50 RED Epic-M Cameras, Avatar 2?!

James Cameron Buys 50 RED Epic-M Cameras, Avatar 2?!
You would have to live under a rock and have never watched movies to not know who James Cameron is. This is the dude behind the blockbuster Avatar and Titanic. Apparently, Cameron has bought up 50 new and very high-end RED EPIC-M digital movie cameras for an unnamed project.

Hulu Blocks Playbook Tablet: One Less Reason to Own One

Hulu Blocks Playbook Tablet: One Less Reason to Own One
The RIM Blackberry Playbook tablet launched recently to lackluster reviews. Many of the reviews online thought that the tablet left a lot to be desired and had issues with the firmware on the machine too. One of the bright spots though was that early on Playbook users could access Hulu to watch video content.

Compufon Smartphone Has Tablet and Netbook Add-ons, Wants to be Inside Every Gadget With a Display

Compufon Smartphone Has Tablet and Netbook Add-ons, Wants to be Inside Every Gadget With a Display
If you think that the Motorola Atrix is a step in the right direction for mobile devices, then you should definitely keep an eye out for the Compufon. Made by Kosmaz Technologies, the Android-powered smartphone has both tablet and netbook modes.

Spiderbot Hector Robot Ready to Take on Spider-Man

Spiderbot Hector Robot Ready to Take on Spider-Man
Making humanoid robots might seem cool, but it’s ultimately problematic between the balancing issues and the potential for replacing us humans. So it’s always interesting to see some non-humanoid robot concepts. Hector (which stands for HExapod Cognitive auTonmously Operating Robot) is about 3.3 feet long and looks like a robot from the future, but it’s currently under construction in Germany.

Dual SIM Battery Pack for iPhone 4 Lets You Make Calls on Two Networks at Once

Dual SIM Battery Pack for iPhone 4 Lets You Make Calls on Two Networks at Once
Last year we featured a case for the iPhone 4 that lets you switch between two SIM cards. That case has now been upgraded – now you can use two SIMs at once, no need to switch, plus you get an 800 mAh extra battery.

Geely McCar: Electric Car Has Electric Scooter in the Trunk

Geely McCar: Electric Car Has Electric Scooter in the Trunk
Geely’s new McCar concept vehicle stuffs an electric scooter in the back. While this might sound like science-fiction, it’s actually going to be made. The main question will be if it’s going to be available in the US.

Personal ATM: Modern Piggy Bank

Personal ATM: Modern Piggy Bank
We’ve featured a lot of piggy banks and other coin storage devices over the years, but I think this one is the most high-tech yet. The Personal ATM works a lot like actual ATMs, but not only can you deposit money in it, you can also set a target date or a target amount of money so you can monitor (and agonize) how long you have to wait before you should withdraw or how much you still have to save.

Portal Bookends: Read Books. There Will Be a Test.

Portal Bookends: Read Books. There Will Be a Test.
Came across this listing over on Etsy tonight: “Hello [shopper name here]! Welcome to the Oberon Woodcraft Enrichment Center. We hope your shopping experience is enhanced by these lovely Portal inspired bookends. Now crafted in Poplar wood.

Engrain Tactile Keyboard: Who WOODn’t Want One?

Engrain Tactile Keyboard: Who WOODn’t Want One?
This might just be the most beautiful keyboard I’ve ever laid eyes on. Each key cap on this modified Apple keyboard is cut from sandblasted lumber, providing a ridged, tactile feel under fingertips.

Nintendo Street Performer: Mario Melodica

Nintendo Street Performer: Mario Melodica
Mike Choi busks for money every Saturday at Little Tokyo in LA. He plays the melodica quite well and also takes requests, but you should really hear him play his geeky repertoire – themes from classic Nintendo video games like Super Mario Bros., Zelda and Mega Man as well some Final Fantasy 7 music.

LEGO Tonka Heavy Assault Truck Ready to Crush Your Minifig Army

LEGO Tonka Heavy Assault Truck Ready to Crush Your Minifig Army
This incredible LEGO build was dubbed the Tonka Heavy Assault Truck by its creator Karf Oohlu. It sports a massive array of guns and looks quite huge. Apparently, it can shoot a lot of volleys, thanks to all of its weapons.

Black Phoenix RPG Perfume: Smell Good. Or Lawful. Or Chaotic.

Black Phoenix RPG Perfume: Smell Good. Or Lawful. Or Chaotic.
Have you ever wondered what evil smells like? What about an Orc? Or a Paladin? If so, you might want to check out the RPG perfume oil series by Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab. The perfume oils come in 5ml vials, and are separated into three categories that players of D&D and other RPGs should be familiar with: Race, Class and Alignment.

Controller & Handheld Icons to Level Up Your Desktop

Controller & Handheld Icons to Level Up Your Desktop
There are tons of video game-themed replacement icons on the Internet, but if you’re looking for controllers – plus a couple of handhelds – then you should definitely check out this icon pack by deviantART user deleket.
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