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Archive for November 2011

Wipe T-Shirt: Dressed in Rags

Wipe T-Shirt: Dressed in Rags
It’s been more than a year since Japanese design duo fift came up with the Wipe Shirt, a long sleeved shirt with a microfiber patch for cleaning gadgets and glasses. At that time, the first iPad had just been released, and since then, many more tablets, smartphones and other gadgets have been released.

Nook Tablet Price, Release Date and Specs Revealed

Nook Tablet Price, Release Date and Specs Revealed
I think we all knew when the Kindle Fire tablet went official and made such a big splash on the market there would be more tablets coming that were similar. Barnes & Noble has been trying to steal some of the market that Amazon has grabbed with its Nook line of eReaders for a while.
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Proposition One: X-rayed Objects without X-rays

Proposition One: X-rayed Objects without X-rays
Ever thought about what your gadgets would look like when they’re X-rayed? Or how would they look if you would have X-ray vision? Well, Spanish photographer Max de Esteban surely asked himself this question when he decided to create this series of photos of X-rayed objects that he called Proposition One.

6,000 Copies of CoD: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen

6,000 Copies of CoD: Modern Warfare 3 Stolen
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 comes out tomorrow, but it looks like someone couldn’t wait. A band of theives stole 6,000 copies of the game, which is kinda stupid since it is about to arrive and it’s not like they can get away with selling them or giving them to 6,000 friends.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 Camera Sees Double

Panasonic Lumix DMC-3D1 Camera Sees Double
Panasonic just announced the new Lumix DMC-3D1, a dual-lens camera which can take high-resolution 3D images or simultaneously record stills and video footage.

A Grandfather’s Gaming Adventures

A Grandfather’s Gaming Adventures
Gamers, here’s an awesome way to jump start your Monday (or end it, in my case). Amidst all the hype, reports of shortcomings and scams and overreacting complaints about video games that we come across on the Web nowadays, it’s nice to see something that reminds us of the things that make gaming fun: the sense of adventure, exploration and challenge. 

GingerDead Men Cookie Cutters: Don’t Choke on Any Frosting Bones

GingerDead Men Cookie Cutters: Don’t Choke on Any Frosting Bones
The GingerDead Men Cookie Cutters turn your happy cookies into walking skeleton creatures of evil. One side of the product cuts the shape of the walking dead, and the other imprints the skeleton design onto its body. They make great stocking stuffers for geeks of all kinds, and are awesome for people who love to eat. A safe bet is that most people you know enjoy eating, so, you can't really go wrong, unless they happen to be deathly afraid of skeletons. Or gingerbread men. *Hears footsteps* DON'T EAT ME! *Gets hit by a gumdrop.*

Robo-Dog: An AT-AT Walker for the Blind

Robo-Dog: An AT-AT Walker for the Blind
Those who are short of sight can now be led by a miniature AT-AT walker instead of a proper guide dog. If they only knew what kind of monstrosity was leading them, they would no doubt let go and run in the opposite direction, hitting the nearest pole and getting knocked out cold.

Dialug: Twist-to-Set Outlet Timer

Dialug: Twist-to-Set Outlet Timer
Picture this: your alarm goes off late one morning, so you’re scrambling around your apartment with burnt toast in one hand and random work stuff in the other. You wash everything down with coffee, grab your car keys off the table, and rush out the door – completely forgetting about your electric pancake griddle that’s still hooked up and plugged into the socket. 

This Insect Spies All: Miniature Surveillance Drones

This Insect Spies All: Miniature Surveillance Drones
Ah, insect drones. They’ve been used so much in movies and televisions shows that it was bound to become a reality someday. I remember this particular scene in that old Richie Rich movie (the one where Macaulay Culkin played Richie), when Professor Kean Bean was showing off his latest invention to Richie: a gold flying bug that was equipped with a camera.

Robot Learns from Smiles, Frowns – Won’t Kill Us as Long as We Keep a Happy Face on

Robot Learns from Smiles, Frowns – Won’t Kill Us as Long as We Keep a Happy Face on
All the signs of the robopocalypse are starting to coalesce. We’ve got robots that look like people, ones that can butcher, and even one that can self-replicate. Put these all together and you’ve got yourself the very first Terminator, right?

Star Wars Dioramas at The 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show: The Detailed Side of the Force

Star Wars Dioramas at The 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show: The Detailed Side of the Force
We’ve seen a few Star Wars dioramas – most of them made with LEGO –  but these works of art from the 50th Shizuoka Hobby Show are unbelievably beautiful. They may not have hundreds of characters or battle scenes, but they more than make up for it in terms of polish and detail.

iHome iP4 Boombox for iPhone/iPod: iGhettoBlaster

iHome iP4 Boombox for iPhone/iPod: iGhettoBlaster
If you haven’t already bought one of the million and one other iPhone/iPod docking stereos out there, you might want to check out this one. iHome’s  iP4 stereo looks just like a classic boombox, but with an iOS dock in place of a cassette player.

c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis

c64x Extreme: Commodore 64 Gets Upgraded Specs, Still Won’t Play Crysis
Last year, a man named Barry Altman founded Commodore USA, LLC and acquired the rights to the Commodore computer brand. His company has since relaunched the brand along with the Commodore 64, the legendary all-in-one computer in a keyboard that inspired a generation of programmers, tinkerers and gamers.

The Like Tip Box: Tipping for Facebookers

The Like Tip Box: Tipping for Facebookers
Here’s a nice way of asking people to leave tips at a carry-out or coffee house, using this Facebook-inspired Like Tip Box from Pukka/Dank. It’s definitely more interesting than leaving a plain old glass jar around and it’s perfect for all those social networking addicts.

Darth Vader Silhouette Poster: Extra Dark-Sided

Darth Vader Silhouette Poster: Extra Dark-Sided
If you’re a fan of the original Star Wars trilogy like me, then you’ll appreciate Russell Walks‘ limited-edition Star Wars poster, which is officially licensed by Lucasfilm. It features Darth Vader’s silhouette, and since Star Wars is all about Darth Vader, it should make you and your walls pretty happy.
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