Space, the Final Frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five year mission, to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new teeth, to boldly go where no spoon has gone before. Nope, that’s not right.
If you’ve ever tried to shoot video with your iPhone, you know that it’s not only difficult to get a really steady shot, it’s challenging to keep a good grip on the phone without risk of dropping it or getting your finger in the way of the lens.
If you have your heart set on a custom painted iPhone 4S, you can have it, thanks to the guys at Colorware. However, you need to say your goodbyes to your first-born (and your left testicle) before ordering, as this phone is crazy, insanely expensive.
Generally, when we talk about the wild man with slingshots, Joerg Sprave, he is trying out a new slingshot. Joerg has something a bit different he is talking about this time around and it’s actually pretty interesting.
We all love salt on our food, even though too much is not good for you. Salt makes everything better. Even hard drives apparently. And that’s good news given all of the things we are storing on our devices.
HP has admitted defeat and officially closed down their Palm webOS retail stores in the US. This comes just after the company announced that they would stop selling their webOS based devices, and dropped the price of the HP TouchPad to a mere $100 (USD).
And I thought I’d seen the best steampunk video game controller. This thing of beauty is the work of Minister Morbid of the custom controller maker MorbidStix. It has a (faux) antique burl wood finish, copper rivet embellishments and real leather grips.
Luke, these are your speakers. Major League Mods – who made the projector equipped R2-D2 Xbox 360 casemod – showed off this Star Wars themed sound system at the recently concluded New York Comic-Con. It has two TIE fighter speakers and a Darth Vader bust converted into an iPhone dock.
Did you ever think about using paper for cases for your electronic devices? Well, a Vienna-based collected named Papernomad decided to start creating bags, covers, and cases for mobile devices using multiple layers of tear and water-resistant, as well as flame-retardant paper.
Creators David and Jason attest that the Floatr iPhone stand was something born out of necessity. When traveling, they needed a comfortable stand that could fit in their pockets. A year later, they are testing prototypes and have launched their Floatr Kickstarter project.
It’s a little-known fact, but apparently Boba Fett fought his earliest battles in the old Norse seas. At least that’s what I’ve gleaned from my phony-made-up-history lesson learned from staring at this Boba Fett helmet:
Disabled gamers still have limited options when it comes to customizing controllers to better suit their condition. Fortunately, there are kind hearted souls who are working on a solution, like the folks at Evil Controllers and the Able Gamers Foundation, who have released a controller made specially for the disabled.
Have you ever wanted to use your iPad as a musical instrument? I know that Jamie Lidell can compose music with his iPhone, but transforming your iPad into a guitar seems like something even cooler. If you want to do this, you’ll need something like the iTar fretboard attachment.
Attention parents who always buy the wrong thing: Nintendo will release a Holiday Wii bundle this October 23. I suggest that you don’t buy it. Even if the console and its controllers are in sleek black.