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Archive for June 2012

Alleged iPhone 5 Back Cover Shown on Video: Tall, Dark and A New Dock Connector DAMMIT APPLE

Alleged iPhone 5 Back Cover Shown on Video: Tall, Dark and A New Dock Connector DAMMIT APPLE
For months now there have been rumors going around that the next iPhone would be a drastic departure from its predecessors. Then came the pictures of what seemed to be the back cover of the yet unannounced handset corroborating the rumors.

Roominate: The Doll House That Makes Girls Want to Innovate

Roominate: The Doll House That Makes Girls Want to Innovate
If you’ve taken a look at toys meant for girls lately, then you’ll notice that most of them are dolls or Princess-y type stuff. That’s not very conducive or encouraging, especially if you’re a parent who’s encouraging your kids to major in STEM subject fields, which are Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math-related courses.

RockAppleWood Sustainable iOS Device Dock Certainly Won’t Catch Fire

RockAppleWood Sustainable iOS Device Dock Certainly Won’t Catch Fire
There are plenty of cool docks for your iOS devices, but I have to say that this one from RockAppleWood is certainly unique. This dock is even sustainable, and it looks very interesting, since it can dock not just one device, but an iPad and your iPhone/iPod at the same time.

Guy Makes Giant Light-up Mario Kite, Doesn’t Make Any Airplanes Crash

Guy Makes Giant Light-up Mario Kite, Doesn’t Make Any Airplanes Crash
Mark Rober had a cool idea – he wanted to make a giant illuminated Mario and float him into the night sky. He achieved this using dozens of balloons loaded with LED illumination.

M.C. Escher’s Relativity: LEGO Star Wars Edition

M.C. Escher’s Relativity: LEGO Star Wars Edition
We’ve seen different geeky takes on M.C. Escher’s Relativity before, but this one is simply amazing. You have the whole Star Wars trilogy here done up in LEGO and an amazing amount of detail.

Legend of Zelda Rupee Pillows Cost More Than a Rupee Each

Legend of Zelda Rupee Pillows Cost More Than a Rupee Each
Rupees. You can never have enough. They buy potions and weapons and just make you feel rich. But Rupees can’t help you sleep at night. Or can they? Now they can.

Virgin Mobile Gets Contract-Free iPhone 4/4S on June 29

Virgin Mobile Gets Contract-Free iPhone 4/4S on June 29
If you have wanted to upgrade your smartphone to a new iPhone, but you wanted to use a prepaid network, Virgin Mobile has your fix. The company has announced that it will have the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S available for purchase on June 29th.

BMW Patent Shows Manual Transmission That Won’t Let You Pick the Wrong Gear

BMW Patent Shows Manual Transmission That Won’t Let You Pick the Wrong Gear
The manual transmission has been slowly falling out of favor with many drivers. In days past, two groups of people opted for manual transmission, the enthusiast and people looking for overall fuel economy. With automatic transmissions often delivering better fuel economy today thanks to more forward speeds, the main supporter of the manual transmission is now the automotive enthusiast.

Iron Man 3 Filming Underway!

Iron Man 3 Filming Underway!
Like any good geek, I’ve seen just about every comic book based film that has come to the theater. Most of them haven’t been that great. Easily my favorite franchise from the comic book realm to come to the big screen has been Iron Man.

Concept Touchscreen Layer Grows Real Buttons on Command: THIS. NAO.

Concept Touchscreen Layer Grows Real Buttons on Command: THIS. NAO.
A new company may have a solution to integrating physical buttons into touchscreens without add ons or docks. The company is called Tactus Technology and its technology is called Tactile Layer and its effect is jaw-dropping.

Grove MapleXO SkateBacks: For iPhone Skatepunks

Grove MapleXO SkateBacks: For iPhone Skatepunks
The last time we mentioned Grove, they had made a pretty cool iPhone case made from skateboard scraps. However, they were available as a limited edition, so there weren’t probably enough for everyone who wanted one, and they also cost more than $200.

ASUS Taichi Tablet-Laptop Has Two Screens: Occam’s Hybrid

ASUS Taichi Tablet-Laptop Has Two Screens: Occam’s Hybrid
After experimenting with slide-out keyboards and keyboard docks in an attempt to marry the laptop and tablet, ASUS finally said, screw these weird-ass complex workarounds. Let’s just place two screens in one device. And poof – out came the Taichi.

Pooping Dog Lamp is All Class

Pooping Dog Lamp is All Class
You can find all kinds of lamps these days – anything to suit just about any taste and style. Large lamps. Small lamps. But none of them hold a candle to a Pooping dog lamp. This is the only lamp that leaves a non-steaming pile behind it while you are reading by it’s light.

Trygger Polarizing Filter Case Cleans up iPhone Photos

Trygger Polarizing Filter Case Cleans up iPhone Photos
One of the first things you learn when you get a DSLR or micro 4/3 is that most lenses need a filter to improve the quality of the photos that you take, and to protect the precious glass of your lens.

Aero Seat Cushion Cools Your Bottom While You Work

Aero Seat Cushion Cools Your Bottom While You Work
It’s common to have a bottom that sweats. It might sound a bit weird and more than just a little disgusting, but it’s a fact of life: people sweat, and so do their behinds.

Sailing Ship Fire Pit: Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Barbecue Sauce

Sailing Ship Fire Pit: Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Barbecue Sauce
That is not some galley on fire after a massive battle on the high seas. As you can see from the scenery around it, this is a burning ship on land, mateys. All the better to grill your meat with.