Humans have always had a fascination with androids, whether it be Data from Star Trek, Andrew Martin from the movie Bicentennial Man, or our favorite Operating System mascot, Google’s Android Robot. And like all of those other famous androids, you can collect the latter as an action figure.
Conner has been blogging for major internet publications for several years and is of course a hardcore geek. He has authored several Sci-Fi novels and short stories, some of which are collecting dust in his office, while others collect dust on Amazon.com’s
1. Earbuds 2. Scent 3. ??? 4. Profit! These buds not only look like gummi bears, they smell like ’em too. They come in strawberry, apple and blueberry flavors. No prize for figuring out which color has which scent.
I often knock Brando for their crazy gadgets, but the truth is the company does sell a lot of practical and cheap devices. Take this thoughtfully designed cooling pad for example. It has a USB-powered keyboard attached to it and is fairly adjustable.
If you love (or loathe) Jean Charles de Castelbajac’s funky watch designs, then check out these unusual new watches from JC/DC that look like rabbits. Once you take them off your wrist, they look like they might hop away.
When’s the last time you used a CD? I did burn a dual layer DVD recently, but CDs? Can’t remember. However, I do still have a lot of music on CDs. That being said, check out what French artists Clémence Eliard and Elise Morin created with the help of 65,000 CDs.
A lot of people think that the bigger something is, the better. While I don’t necessarily agree, one thing “big” is definitely good for is grabbing people’s attention. I mean, would you have taken a second look at this Jack Sparrow Statue or Honeycomb Statue if it were only a feet tall?
Did you know that certain ants out there have translucent abdomens? We must have missed that day in entomology class. Not only are there see-through ants, but they can be filled with colorful liquid to make them any color you want!
When it comes to fashion, geekiness is not wanting. And when it comes to earrings, why, it’s practically overflowing. Cases in point? The Portal Earrings which make for a good illusion, the White Circuit Earrings that are as geeky as earrings can get, and the Tiny Knife Earrings that can literally cut through you.
It’s probably happened to you. You’re late and on the run to get to work in time. You forget to shave or just skipped it. This is where the Carzor comes in handy. No, you shouldn’t use it while you’re driving, but it still might come in handy in a pinch.
Robots are awesome, and one of the more hackable of them out there is the Qbo, that can be programmed to do all sorts of things. The latest programming hack for the little bot turns the Qbo into a music player that supports gestures for controlling the tunes.
You often hear various versions of this line in movies and read it in romance novels and love stores: Little girls hope for true love and dream of their wedding day as they pair their Barbies and with their Ken dolls.
When it comes to gadgets, I want my stuff to work more than I want any specific name on it. If I am going to plunk down hundreds of dollars, I expect the features and performance to come first over a fancy designer name.