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Archive for September 2011

Risk: Metal Gear Solid Limited Edition

Risk: Metal Gear Solid Limited Edition
I’ve never been big on the Metal Gear Solid games myself, but I know it has tons of fans, so it’s no surprise that this limited-edition Metal Gear Solid Version of Risk is about to hit store shelves.

Padzilla Interactive iOS Case Lets You Have the Apple Version of Microsoft Surface

Padzilla Interactive iOS Case Lets You Have the Apple Version of Microsoft Surface
The Padzilla is a case in the same way that Daimos is a case for Kazuya Ryuzaki. Developed by a company called Crunchy Logistics, the giant touchscreen accessory can super size the display of the iPad, iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS.
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Elecom Battery Charger: 4 AA = 1 iPhone Battery

Elecom Battery Charger: 4 AA = 1 iPhone Battery
Elecom gives us another reason to keep our AA batteries around with this portable charger. It’s similar to the Sanyo Eneloop Mobile USB Booster, but while that one only takes two AA batteries to provide up to 90 minutes of additional power, the Elecom DE-A01D-1908 combos with four AA batteries to fully recharge an iPhone.

Star Wars Kid Baddies: Growing Up on the Dark Side

Star Wars Kid Baddies: Growing Up on the Dark Side
We recently learned what superheroes might have looked like when they were young (actually before they were born). Now we get to see the evil characters from Star Wars when they were little kids.

Countdown Clock Keeps Track of Important Dates, or Just How Long You’ve Owned it

Countdown Clock Keeps Track of Important Dates, or Just How Long You’ve Owned it
With all of the modern ways (apps, iPhones, and your watch) to let you know of elapsed time, it’s kind of cool to get a desk clock that does the same. Unlike other timepieces, this thing is right in your face.

See What You Print Concept: Tablet + Inkjet Printer

See What You Print Concept: Tablet + Inkjet Printer
Design company Artefact felt like the printer needed to evolve, which is why they came up with their SWYP concept. The See What You Print machine will feature a paper-sized touchscreen on its top surface, allowing the user to interact with it instead of doing so on the computer.

i camera iPhone 4 Case Takes Things a Little too Far

i camera iPhone 4 Case Takes Things a Little too Far
I’ve seen some cases and vinyl skins for the iPhone that attempt to make it look a little like a camera, and even ones that have some practical value, but I think this new case is just a little too over the top.

iSnugg iPad & Tablet Cases: Affordable Handmade Goodness

iSnugg iPad & Tablet Cases: Affordable Handmade Goodness
Technabob reader Carter Grey was reading about those fancy Hard Graft iPad cases I mentioned a few days ago and pointed out some more reasonably priced and stylish fabric cases (which she happens to make herself).

Researchers Read Brain Signals to Recreate Video

Researchers Read Brain Signals to Recreate Video
This is one of the strangest things I have ever seen and it reminds me more than a little of Total Recall. Scientists at UC Berkeley have discovered a way to be able to reconstruct video that a user is watching solely by reading brainwaves.

NASA Offers Space Ringtones for Free

NASA Offers Space Ringtones for Free
If you are a space geek that uses an iPhone or an Android device, and are into space and space exploration, NASA has rounded up a bunch of sounds for you. The sounds are offered in one place so they are easy to find and they come in M4R formats for use on the iPhone and as MP3 tones for Android users and all other comers.

Minecraft Meets Game Boy Tetris

Minecraft Meets Game Boy Tetris
As we already know, Minecraft is an amazing tool for building intricate worlds and other fun digital playthings. The latest creation… Minecraft Tetris. But not just any old Tetris, this is the classic greyscale Nintendo Game Boy version many of us grew up with.

Apple Logo Makes Appearance as Tiny Wooden Speaker

Apple Logo Makes Appearance as Tiny Wooden Speaker
Despite the fact that Apple’s lawyers are notorious for protecting their intellectual property rights, companies continue to tempt fate by releasing gadgets with Apple logos on them. Take, for example, this cute little speaker that looks just like the classic Apple logo, but made from wood.

Drink Your Own Words with the Cocktail Typewriter

Drink Your Own Words with the Cocktail Typewriter
While typing and drinking is a combination that many writers throughout history are familiar with, here is a new take on the combination. Morskoiboy created this amazing typewriter that will let you actually taste your words and mix cocktails simply typing their name.

Spotify Opens Free Service to All Comers in US

Spotify Opens Free Service to All Comers in US
Listen up music fans, we have some good news for you. I would bet that a bunch of you tried to get in on the free program that Spotify offered for listening for up to ten hours a month when it landed in the states a few months back.

Amazon Offers Droid Bionic Smartphone for a Steal

Amazon Offers Droid Bionic Smartphone for a Steal
If the mobile phone or smartphone you have right now really sucks and you want a new device, AmazonWireless has a killer deal you need to check out. The smartphone is the Motorola Droid Bionic, which is one of the latest offerings from Motorola.

Fusion Micro Gamecube Portable Looks Like it Still Weighs as Much as a Gamecube, Still Awesome

Fusion Micro Gamecube Portable Looks Like it Still Weighs as Much as a Gamecube, Still Awesome
YouTuber Ashen123451’s portable console mod is a mish-mash of brands and generations. As you can see in the picture below, it’s a Gamecube in a PSP case. Or at least the front of a PSP case.
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