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Archive for May 2012

Butane-Powered Fuel Cell Can Charge an iPhone for Weeks

Butane-Powered Fuel Cell Can Charge an iPhone for Weeks
If you don’t spend much time in the house or in the office, keeping your smartphone or other device charged can be a challenge. There is no shortage of solar chargers and external battery packs on the market, but those things are often slow and might need to charged themselves.

Solar-Powered Kudocase for iPad: Multifunctional Juice Station

Solar-Powered Kudocase for iPad: Multifunctional Juice Station
While my iPad rarely runs out of juice, it’s becoming more of a problem for my iPhone. Nevertheless, if your iPad seems to suck on a lot of power, then check out the Kudocase, which is a solar-charging face and stand for iPad 2, as well as the new 3rd generation iPad.

R2-D2 Coffee Maker: The Best Part of Waking Up is R2 in Your Cup

R2-D2 Coffee Maker: The Best Part of Waking Up is R2 in Your Cup
As a maintenance droid, R2-D2 is pretty versatile, but I’ve never actually seen him fix a cup of coffee – until now. That’s right, what you’re looking at is what I believe to be the world’s first and only R2-D2 coffee maker.

Turn Apples into Master Yoda, You Will

Turn Apples into Master Yoda, You Will
You know what they say. An apple a day keeps Darth Maul away. Especially when the apples in question are Yoda apples. These adorable Yapples are made by Jill of Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons, who uses the force to make food fun.

Voicelok Voice Authenticating USB Drive: Watch out for Impressionists

Voicelok Voice Authenticating USB Drive: Watch out for Impressionists
We’ve seen voice authentication as a security measure in movies and TV shows, but is it really practical on a flash drive? Wrench Monkey Studios think it is. The company’s Voicelok USB drive lets you add an audible password, so everyone around you can hear what it is.

Instagram Socialmatic Camera: If Instagram and Polaroid Had a Love Child

Instagram Socialmatic Camera: If Instagram and Polaroid Had a Love Child
I use Instagram all the time, and I’m not the only one. This is one of the reasons why ADR-Studio came up with this unusual concept gadget, the Instagram Socialmatic Camera. It reminds me of a Polaroid camera, designed specifically for sharing photos on Instagram.

Nava Plicate Watch: Time for Pleats

Nava Plicate Watch: Time for Pleats
This watch has a distinctive face, that looks like it was folded by an expert at origami. British designer Benjamin Hubert created this for Italian accessory maker Nava. The Plicate watch has its increments integrated as three dimensional surfaces, which definitely gives it a cool look.

Diablo III: Wrath Is Well Worth Six Minutes of Your Time

Diablo III: Wrath Is Well Worth Six Minutes of Your Time
I hope you have your hands well rested and ready for a ton of clicking because Diablo III is only one week away, launching on May 15. Rest those hands and clean your mouse like a soldier breaking down his gun as you wait.

DARPA SeeMe Lets Soldiers Launch Their Own Personal Satellites

DARPA SeeMe Lets Soldiers Launch Their Own Personal Satellites
Launching a satellite can cost millions of dollars – not counting the millions of dollars your average satellite costs to build. The military and various governmental organizations have satellites in orbit that are able to peer from space to the surface of the Earth to help soldiers get a better look at the battle field.

Cthulhu Ski Mask is R’lyeh Creepy

Cthulhu Ski Mask is R’lyeh Creepy
I know, I know the pun doesn’t make sense, but so does Cthulhu. And that’s the theme of this product so I was actually being clever. I just didn’t realize I was being clever that way.

AT-AT Wire Sculpture: Get Bent on Hoth

AT-AT Wire Sculpture: Get Bent on Hoth
The AT-AT Imperial Walker is one of the most iconic machines in the history of motion pictures, so whenever I spy some object made in the form of the classic robot camel from The Empire Strikes Back, it piques my curiosity.

G.I.A. Interactive Robot Gives You Creepy Face Time

G.I.A. Interactive Robot Gives You Creepy Face Time
The G.I.A. (Gestural Interactive Automaton) is a robotic sculpture that was created by Daniel Jay Bertner. It is mounted on the wall and it is basically a projection sphere and a webcam attached to three servo-controlled articulating arms.

TokyoFlash Kisai Uzumaki Watch Sounds Like a Sushi Roll, Looks Nothing Like One

TokyoFlash Kisai Uzumaki Watch Sounds Like a Sushi Roll, Looks Nothing Like One
The latest watch to make it from concept to production at TokyoFlash is a real looker. It’s called the Kisai Uzumaki, and tells time using a bold spiraling display that looks complex, yet is easy to read.

LEGO Unveils Amazing Sopwith Camel Model: Is the Red Baron Far Behind?

LEGO Unveils Amazing Sopwith Camel Model: Is the Red Baron Far Behind?
When I was a kid I used to love planes and I built countless models of them. One of the neater ones was the Sopwith Camel. Check this out. It’s the newly revealed LEGO set number 10226, the Sopwith Camel, and it looks amazing.

New Dead Space Video Game Confirmed by Electronic Arts

New Dead Space Video Game Confirmed by Electronic Arts
I’m a big fan of shooters when it comes to video games, and when you combine some science fiction and horror themes you really have my attention. This is why when Dead Space originally came out, I rushed down and purchased the game to try my hand at playing it.

World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle Hits 200MPH

World’s Fastest Electric Motorcycle Hits 200MPH
Electric vehicles are known for being energy efficient and good for the environment, but they’re generally not known for their speed and performance. But that didn’t stop one rider from heading into the record books last Friday with an electric motorcycle capable of hitting speeds greater than 200 miles per hour.