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Archive for January 2012

Rovio Gives Facebook Users Angry Birds for Valentine’s Day

Rovio Gives Facebook Users Angry Birds for Valentine’s Day
If you own a smart phone and have any game apps on the device at all, odds are one of those game apps is Angry Birds. That is the single most popular game of just about any mobile platform ever, and rightly so since the game is so fun.

Red Hot Trivet Won’t Burn You

Red Hot Trivet Won’t Burn You
Whenever I’m cooking, I find myself with at least one pot, pan or plate which is too hot to handle, and needs to go on top of a trivet to keep it from burning the place down.

Dogs and Robot Snakes to Team Up for Rescue Missions

Dogs and Robot Snakes to Team Up for Rescue Missions
Dogs are pretty good at rescue operations. They can be trained to sniff out survivors in a disaster area and they can traverse some terrain that humans can’t in half the time. However even dogs have problems in some situations.

Unreleased Game Boy Color Port of Resident Evil Can Be Ours for $2,000

Unreleased Game Boy Color Port of Resident Evil Can Be Ours for $2,000
Thanks to Kickstarter, we’ve become accustomed to constantly seeing fundraisers for new technology and promising gadgets. But a fundraiser at gaming forum Assembler is for an old, unfinished and possibly horrible piece of software: two copies of the Game Boy Color version of Resident Evil.

Napper Clock: Because We Really Are This Lazy

Napper Clock: Because We Really Are This Lazy
Aside from the usual functions of an alarm clock – telling the time, making you irritated first thing in the morning – the Napper has a one-press nap alarm mode. Just press any of the three nap buttons to set an alarm – the number on top indicates the duration of the countdown in minutes.

iPhone Lens Wallet: for Serious iPhonetographers

iPhone Lens Wallet: for Serious iPhonetographers
As more and more people ditch their point-and-shoot cameras in favor of their iPhones, it becomes necessary to find a way to lug around all those add-on lenses that you’ve got. Check out Photojojo’s iPhone Lens Wallet, which lets you carry them around easily enough, without cramping your style.

Sudoku Watch: Solve the Puzzle to Tell the Time

Sudoku Watch: Solve the Puzzle to Tell the Time
I love math – I mean, I had to, given I went through at least two math subjects every semester when I was still in college. That said, I enjoy solving the occasional Sudoku puzzle or two when I have the time to spare.

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass

Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V: 18.2 MP, 1080p/60 Video, and Covered in Glass
You got to hand it to Sony, they do occasionally release some really cool products, like this new Sony Cybershot DSC-TX200V which was just announced. It’s a compact camera that sports the highest resolution for a point-and-shoot camera yet.

Scrubbing Wiper Blade Gets the Gunk off Your Windshield

Scrubbing Wiper Blade Gets the Gunk off Your Windshield
It’s not the bird droppings and random, muddy-looking gunk on the windshield that’s annoying. What’s annoying is when you make the mistake of using your windshield wipers to clean it up–and all you get is one huge mess in the end.

4Sevens XM18 LED Flashlight Cranks Out Insane 15,000 Lumens of Brightness

4Sevens XM18 LED Flashlight Cranks Out Insane 15,000 Lumens of Brightness
Looking for a bright flashlight? Well if you find yourself somewhere that you need to light up a very dark or very large space, check out this awesome marvel of modern engineering, the 4Sevens XM18 flashlight.

Hang Your Smartphone Anywhere with Bondi

Hang Your Smartphone Anywhere with Bondi
Sometimes, I call my handbag the “Handbag of Doom.” It’s a huge, spacious tote with numerous side pockets and compartments. While these are normally useful, they turn into side pockets of doom when I happen to be looking for something in a rush–like my ringing phone.

Boxx Electric Bike is as Small as Basic Transportation Gets

Boxx Electric Bike is as Small as Basic Transportation Gets
City life is tough. Sure, you can walk most anywhere you want or take a cab, but having your own mode of transport gives you a bit of freedom. But cars are expensive. Bikes are good, but require a lot of energy on your part.

Choose Your Allegiance with Empire and Rebel Alliance Star Wars Cufflinks

Choose Your Allegiance with Empire and Rebel Alliance Star Wars Cufflinks
Looking to geek up your wardrobe? Anyone can wear these Star Wars Rebel Alliance and Empire cufflinks to add some flair to your fancy dress clothes. Well, anyone, but a Wookiee. I’ve never personally seen a Wookiee wearing a shirt.

Headphone Plugs Take a Leak on Your Gadgets

Headphone Plugs Take a Leak on Your Gadgets
Oh, Japan. Not only can we count on you to innovate, but to constantly keep us amused with strange and silly gadgets. The latest in a long line of wacky Japanese goods has to be these headphone plugs designed to keep crap from falling into your headphone jacks.

Zombie Brains Friendship Necklace Set Lets Friends Trade Cerebrums

Zombie Brains Friendship Necklace Set Lets Friends Trade Cerebrums
The Zombie Brains Friendship Necklace Set signifies so much more than your friendship with a fellow flesh-eater. It shows that you would be willing to give half of your brain to another zombie and take half of theirs in return.

Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones Send Big Sounds Over the Air

Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones Send Big Sounds Over the Air
In my experience, wireless headphones were always a cool gimmick, but when it came to audio quality, it was best to stick with wired ones, even though wireless headphones are pretty convenient. The new Sennheiser RS 220 Wireless Headphones seek to change this thanks to some improvements in wireless technology.