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Archive for September 2011

Super Mario Bros. Potted Plants: Just Add Sunshine

Super Mario Bros. Potted Plants: Just Add Sunshine
Here’s the perfect thing to plant out in your garden if you’re too busy stuck inside playing video game to water your plants.

Segway Mates with a Motorcycle, the Ryno Micro-cycle is Born

Segway Mates with a Motorcycle, the Ryno Micro-cycle is Born
Unicycles used to be strictly for clowns in the circus. Occasionally the clown would let a monkey ride one. Those were truly terrifying times. But now anyone can ride one and soon, you’ll be able to ride a unicycle that can hit breakneck speeds of up to 20mph.
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LEGO Minifig Propane Tank is a Real Hot-Head

LEGO Minifig Propane Tank is a Real Hot-Head
While I did love the R2-D2 smoker, the Death Star grill the BBQ casemod, this is about as awesome as geeky grilling gets. This LEGO minifig head tank is full of propane, and equally full of win.

Handheld Fireworks Projector: No Fire, No Work

Handheld Fireworks Projector: No Fire, No Work
Fireworks projectors are nothing new, although I must admit I didn’t know they existed until today. But while the projector that made its rounds on the Internet a couple of years ago was meant to be enjoyed indoors while stationary, this projector only measures 10″ x 6″x 3.5″ and only weighs 1lb.

Spherical Sony Circle Sound Speakers: Omnidirectional Sound or Bowling Ball?

Spherical Sony Circle Sound Speakers: Omnidirectional Sound or Bowling Ball?
The Sony Circle Sound speaker is supposed to deliver 360-degree sound from a single speaker. The compact, spherical units were revealed at the IFA2011 fair and there are two models to choose from: the SRS-BTV25 and RDP-V20iP.

Mario in a Box Runs the Wrong Way Through the Mushroom Kingdom

Mario in a Box Runs the Wrong Way Through the Mushroom Kingdom
While the post office would probably question the noises coming from inside this cardboard box, I’d be pretty thrilled to receive this mechanical Mario game in the mail if someone wanted to ship me one.

Minecraft Zelda Adventure: Cut Grass, Break Blocks

Minecraft Zelda Adventure: Cut Grass, Break Blocks
There have been various Super Mario Bros. mods for Minecraft. We’ve also featured the upcoming Pokémon mod on Mojang’s blocky sandbox. And now, with Zelda Adventure, the migration of Nintendo’s holy trinity is finally complete. Created by Minecraft forum member Gary520, Zelda Adventure is a map that works with the Adventurecraft standalone mod for Minecraft.

Hitachi Intros 4TB G-DRIVE and G-RAID Drives: Fast for Macs, Slower for PCs

Hitachi Intros 4TB G-DRIVE and G-RAID Drives: Fast for Macs, Slower for PCs
While I agree that 4 terabytes of storage might seem like a lot to some users, it isn’t for others (me included). I’ve been delaying dealing with my hard drive capacity problems for about a year and a half and it’s gotten to the point where I’ll need a RAID array to serve my needs.

Maschine Mikro Electronic Groove Composer Kicks Out the Jams Without Killing Your Bank Account

Maschine Mikro Electronic Groove Composer Kicks Out the Jams Without Killing Your Bank Account
Electronic musicians, here’s another new gadget you might just have to add to your arsenal of music-making toys. The Maschine Mikro is a moderately priced, but professional-grade music composition tool, designed for use in the studio or in live performances.

Swanky Space Invaders Silk Ties: Would You Trust an Alien Around Your Neck?

Swanky Space Invaders Silk Ties: Would You Trust an Alien Around Your Neck?
These ties are perfect for the geek that needs to dress up, now and again. The Space Invaders Silk Ties are made by UK neckwear makers Projector and they come in a variety of different colors, infusing a bit of style into any geek’s attire.

Imperial Forces Wallpaper: Your Walls Have Joined The Dark Side

Imperial Forces Wallpaper: Your Walls Have Joined The Dark Side
Yep, now even the walls are evil. The Imperial Forces wallpaper features portraits of your favorite Star Wars villains: Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Stormtroopers, Snowtroopers and Imperial Guards. Thankfully, the Star Wars element isn’t too in-your-face.

mLogic Launches mDock for MacBooks Makes for Speedy Desktop Departures

mLogic Launches mDock for MacBooks Makes for Speedy Desktop Departures
One of the things that really sucks about having to use a notebook like the MacBook as your only computer is that if you need to hook a bunch of peripherals to the notebook like printers, mice, or a desktop keyboard you have to unplug all that stuff each time you leave.

Rebrickable Website Tells you What LEGO Kits You Can Build with the Bricks You Have

Rebrickable Website Tells you What LEGO Kits You Can Build with the Bricks You Have
If you are a massive LEGO geek, odds are you have a bunch of LEGO sets laying around that you are bored with messing with. What may be the coolest website ever for LEGO geeks with a large collection has launched and it is called Rebrickable.

Cellotape is a Cool Redesign of the Typical Roll of Adhesive Tape

Cellotape is a Cool Redesign of the Typical Roll of Adhesive Tape
I have been a nail-biter all my life. There have been periods lasting for a few months where I would stop and think that I’ve finally kicked the habit. But bring on a new wave of stress, and the nailbiting starts again.

Xbox 360 Controllers Get Colorful Thumbsticks, Courtesy of XCM

Xbox 360 Controllers Get Colorful Thumbsticks, Courtesy of XCM
Tired of your boring old Xbox 360 controller with its monochromatic analog thumbsticks? Well here’s a cool way to bring a little color into your world. XCM has just revealed their LED thumbsticks for the Xbox 360 controller.

Vivitek H1086-3D Projector Does 3D and 1080p on the Cheap

Vivitek H1086-3D Projector Does 3D and 1080p on the Cheap
Not too long ago, I purchased a projector for my media room and I really wanted a 3D one. At the time, there were very few on the market and most of them only did 720p and 3D.
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