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Archive for January 2012

Nike+ FuelBand Tracks: Activity Tracking in a Snap

Nike+ FuelBand Tracks: Activity Tracking in a Snap
I was pretty happy that I held off purchasing a Jawbone Up wristband because users have reported massive failures. Since then, Jawbone has had to offer full refunds to anyone who made a claim. The Nike FuelBand reminds me of the Up, but unlike the Up it might actually work.

Doom Plays on Calculators, Now in Color

Doom Plays on Calculators, Now in Color
This new calculator mod allows you to play Doom, not in monochrome, but in glorious color. There’s no sound in the game yet though, as the mod is still in the development stage. It runs on the Texas Instruments TI-nspire CX calculator with OS 3.1 and Ndless 3 running the Doom game.

Lasonic I931X Gold Boombox iPod Dock: Suburb Blaster

Lasonic I931X Gold Boombox iPod Dock: Suburb Blaster
Lasonic’s 931 TRC was one of the most popular boombox models in the late 80s. With the death of the cassette tape the company released an update on the 931 TRC called the I931X Classic, which played audio files and had an iPod dock in place of a tape deck.

Kickstart Leebre to Get the Social Book Publishing Movement Going

Kickstart Leebre to Get the Social Book Publishing Movement Going
There are a lot of blogging platforms available on the Internet so you can self-publish your thoughts and random ramblings for the whole world to read. That’s great news for people who want to share their ideas or let off some stream – but what about the writers who want to create complete novels?

App-Controlled Fireplace: For Lazy Romantics

App-Controlled Fireplace: For Lazy Romantics
Back in the olden days, starting a fire in a fireplace was a trick, something that had to be learned. I should know. I live in the tropics. And back in the olden days, man didn’t even know how to start a fire period.

SwitchEasy Melt Case: Pardon Me, but Your iPhone is Running

SwitchEasy Melt Case: Pardon Me, but Your iPhone is Running
While those of you up North are probably freezing or covered in snow, where I live the weather is actually starting to warm up. Of course, there’s still the occasional thunderstorm, but it’s mostly a whole lot of warm and sunny weather.

Gears of War Papercraft Snub Pistol Still Won’t Kill Berzerkers

Gears of War Papercraft Snub Pistol Still Won’t Kill Berzerkers
Fans of Epic Game’s Gears of War franchise will love this papercraft version of the game’s Snub Pistol. Of course, the only damage this thing deals is paper cuts, but that’s okay. It’s worth some blood to make this beauty.

Aphrodite USB Hub Makes Your Gadgets Want to Get It on

Aphrodite USB Hub Makes Your Gadgets Want to Get It on
For those of you who don’t keep up on your mythology, Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation. In other words, she’s a sex goddess. She is also – thanks to the miracles of modern technology – a desktop USB hub.

Deadly DIY Assassin’s Creed Arm Blade Probably Breaks Concealed Weapons Laws

Deadly DIY Assassin’s Creed Arm Blade Probably Breaks Concealed Weapons Laws
Assassins Creed fan and YouTube user Angelegend made a DIY Assassins Creed arm blade, just like the one in the game. It was created using some simple components, like a drawer slide bracket, along with some other modifications.

Legend of Zelda NES Mod a Real Team Effort: It’s Dangerous to Mod Alone

Legend of Zelda NES Mod a Real Team Effort: It’s Dangerous to Mod Alone
While I’ve seen tons of NES casemods over the years, I have to say that it’s sometimes best to keep things simple and elegant, like with this Legend of Zelda tribute NES done up by Ryan Fitzpatrick (aka “Platinumfungi,”) along with the help of pro console painter Jayrod2.

Cukui Wooden iPhone Backplate Takes Your iPhone Back to Nature

Cukui Wooden iPhone Backplate Takes Your iPhone Back to Nature
If you’ve gotten tired of your iPhone 4’s or 4S’ minimal glass back, then check out Cukui’s wooden backplate, which will surely jazz things up a bit. Just like other backplates, it’s a great alternative to a case to get that custom look you’ve desired.

Angry Birds Flash Drives Look More Cute Than Angry

Angry Birds Flash Drives Look More Cute Than Angry
I would have thought that people would be sick of Angry Birds by now. I guess not, seeing as how these Angry Birds USB drives by EMTEC have arrived. As usual you get the various Angry Birds and pig to store your data with.

Toolbox Boombox: for Garage Bands

Toolbox Boombox: for Garage Bands
Floyd Davis IV makes Gentleman’s Boomboxes – sound systems out of old suitcases and other types of luggage. If the idea sounds familiar, it’s because there’s something exactly like it – though Davis claims that the idea was stolen from him.

35 Foot-Long “Eye of America” Camera Shoots Two-Story Tall Photos

35 Foot-Long “Eye of America” Camera Shoots Two-Story Tall Photos
Two years ago, I got my portrait taken. It was after graduation and was actually for our yearbook. The studio sent me the prints a few weeks later, and it was huge. I hadn’t seen such a huge print in my face, ever.

Intel Offers Overclocking Warranty for its Processors: Modders Rejoice!

Intel Offers Overclocking Warranty for its Processors: Modders Rejoice!
If you are a hard-core overclocker ready to grab up a new Intel processor, you will so jizz your pants at this. Intel has announced that it is now offering an add-on warranty on certain Core processors that will replace it – even if your overclocking kills the CPU.

Thermaltake BMW Level 10 M Mouse: Skeletor Returns!

Thermaltake BMW Level 10 M Mouse: Skeletor Returns!
Thermaltake and BMW’s DesignWorksUSA came up with the Level 10 computer case a while back. Now, they teamed up again for the eye-popping Level 10 M Mouse. The mouse was designed with ergonomics in mind, and looks like it’s aimed squarely at the gaming community.

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