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Archive for June 2012

Ultimate Nintendo Emulator Looks Like an NES, Crams Four Systems Inside

Ultimate Nintendo Emulator Looks Like an NES, Crams Four Systems Inside
When you need some retro old school gaming you can either collect those old games and spend a lot of dough or you can use an emulator. But emulators don’t give you the fancy console and controllers.

Spinterbike Quantum: The Record-Breaking All-Wood Bike You’ve Always Dreamed of?

Spinterbike Quantum: The Record-Breaking All-Wood Bike You’ve Always Dreamed of?
Have you ever wanted to own a bike that was made out of wood? The Splinterbike Quantum is a bike that actually works and is completely made out of wood and glue. Also, there aren’t any screws or bolts, which is kind of cool.

The Kick Portable Mini Studio Lighting: App & Gear Combo Promises Better Pics and Video

The Kick Portable Mini Studio Lighting: App & Gear Combo Promises Better Pics and Video
There’s an app for that. How many times have you heard that? Well, a Norwegian-based studio, Rift Labs, has come up with The Kick, a portable photo/video lighting system for smartphones and DSRLs that will allow you to ensure that you’re taking the best pics possible.

Pokémon Toyotas: Gotta Drive ’em All

Pokémon Toyotas: Gotta Drive ’em All
Japanese toy maker Takara Tomy is running a campaign with Toyota this summer, to give away Pokémon mini toy cars as part of a promotion for the new Pocket Monsters feature film.

It’s Easy to Find Nemo in This World Map Aquarium

It’s Easy to Find Nemo in This World Map Aquarium
Forget boring rectangular aquariums or round goldfish bowls that are like a one bedroom apartment for fish. The World Map Aquarium lets your fish tour the world without leaving your living room.

Jokki Hour Beer Foamer Mug Gives Head Like a Pro

Jokki Hour Beer Foamer Mug Gives Head Like a Pro
Personally, I don’t like a bunch of excess foam on the top of my beer, and I like to just cut to the chase. But many people like that frothy top on their brew, and where there is (or isn’t) a need, the Japanese have a gadget for us.

V-Moda VAMP Case for iPhone Adds Audiophile Amp, Thickness to Your Phone

V-Moda VAMP Case for iPhone Adds Audiophile Amp, Thickness to Your Phone
If you’ve got money to burn and don’t mind making your iPhone quite a bit thicker, then check out the V-Moda VAMP Case for the iPhone 4/4S. The case converts digital sound to analog for a hi-fi listening experience.

Glowing Toilet Light is Perfect for the Wee Hours of the Night

Glowing Toilet Light is Perfect for the Wee Hours of the Night
I never go into the bathroom upstairs at my house. That’s the bathroom my son uses, and he can’t aim. If he goes to the bathroom in the middle of the night, I can guarantee you there’s more on the lid and the floor than in the toilet.

Clacker Steampunk Desktop Still Runs on Electricity

Clacker Steampunk Desktop Still Runs on Electricity
If you liked modder Datamancer’s steampunk laptop, you’ll go crazy over this datamanced desktop suite. The Clacker includes not just the computer itself but also a monitor, keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, speakers, table and chair. So put those coins back in your piggy bank.

Sweet LEGO Supercar Has Working Five-Speed Transmission

Sweet LEGO Supercar Has Working Five-Speed Transmission
We talk about a lot of cool LEGO projects around here. Typically, these projects give you no idea of all the hard work that went into actually building the finished product. However, a really cool LEGO supercar has surfaced – dubbed the Vampire GT supercar, and the builder offered up some insight into how he pulled it off.

28-Port USB Hub: If You Need Any More, You Scare Me

28-Port USB Hub: If You Need Any More, You Scare Me
I laughed at the 12-port USB hubs. I shook my head at the 24-port model. But apparently even that was not enough for some of you. Here! Take the MondoHub! You’ll probably have to steal devices to fill this one up.

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Better Late than Never?

Microsoft Surface Tablet: Better Late than Never?
The internets are abuzz with Microsoft’s latest offering. The first tablet from the software giant borrows its name from their already well-regarded multitouch system, and is named Surface. The tablet was unveiled last night in LA with big fanfare at a press event.

iPhone Scuba Suit Offers Waterproof Protection

iPhone Scuba Suit Offers Waterproof Protection
Have you ever deplored the fact that you can’t take your iPhone underwater to snap those Instagram shots while you’re at the beach? Look no further because this case will keep your iPhone completely dry.

BSG Plushies are Frakkin’ Soft and Cuddly

BSG Plushies are Frakkin’ Soft and Cuddly
Whether you’re rooting for the colonies or the Cylons, you’ll love both of these plush toys, based on the fighter ships from Battlestar Galactica.  While I’m not sure if they’re based on the original 1980s series or the 21st century reboot, they look like they could pass for either since they’re so soft around the edges.

Crosley Ranchero Retro iPhone Radio: Playing Your Beats, Old School-Style

Crosley Ranchero Retro iPhone Radio: Playing Your Beats, Old School-Style
I used to love this old, heavy radio that I salvaged when someone dumped it on the corner of their driveway. It was really substantial and the case was completely made out of solid wood. This modern day iPhone dock kind of reminds me of that, since it has the same look and period feel.

An AT-AT Walker Built for Two (The Empire Strikes Bike)

An AT-AT Walker Built for Two (The Empire Strikes Bike)
Is that an AT-AT walker riding a bike? Times must be tough for the Empire. Maybe AT-AT walkers have run out of energy since the battle on Hoth. Actually this is a people powered AT-AT. Fully articulated by pedal-power.