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Archive for August 2012

iBikeConsole BikeCharge Dynamo Charges Your Gear While Your Ride Your Bike

iBikeConsole BikeCharge Dynamo Charges Your Gear While Your Ride Your Bike
Bicycle lights generally use battery or solar-powered LEDs these days, not bike dynamos like in the 1980s. That doesn’t mean that these types of tiny power stations aren’t still useful. I’ve seen a couple of different ones allowing you to charge up your devices simply by pedaling a bit more.

Donkey Kong Wall Shelf Needs Barrel Bookends

Donkey Kong Wall Shelf Needs Barrel Bookends
After invading living rooms with his Space Invaders couch (which btw are now for sale), Igor Chak imagines the king of shelves, patterned after one of the most famous videogame stages ever made: the construction site aka Barrels stage from the legendary 1981 arcade game Donkey Kong.

This Invisible Bike Helmet Might Just Save Your Life

This Invisible Bike Helmet Might Just Save Your Life
Bike helmets. Many people don’t like to wear them because they’re big and bulky. And for the vain ones, they cause helmet hair. But to be honest, if it were up to me, I’d rather choose all of the above rather than risk my life by going out on my bike without a helmet on.

Cardiio App Uses MIT Tech to Measure Your Heart Rate By Looking at Your Face

Cardiio App Uses MIT Tech to Measure Your Heart Rate By Looking at Your Face
I’ve got a heart rate monitor, but it’s tied to a strap that connects wirelessly to my Garmin 500 cycling computer. There are also numerous smartphone apps which can measure your pulse when you cover up the camera and flash with your fingertip.

Robert Cop 2 T-Shirt… I’d Buy That for a Dollar (or Twenty-Two)

Robert Cop 2 T-Shirt… I’d Buy That for a Dollar (or Twenty-Two)
Remember the 1990’s? It was a crazy time to be a geek. Especially a comic book geek. All of my comics from that period are worthless because of the collecting frenzy of the time, but man did they have some good storylines.

Nintendo Zapper Holster for Quick Draw Duck Hunt Games

Nintendo Zapper Holster for Quick Draw Duck Hunt Games
It takes a serious old school gamer to walk around with his NES Zapper in a holster. Apparently, A.F. 275 is just such an individual. If you also wear a Zapper holster and should meet him on a dusty street at high noon, you’d better be fast.

LiteCubes Freezable LED Lamps Make Drinks Twice as Cool

LiteCubes Freezable LED Lamps Make Drinks Twice as Cool
You’ve tried all sorts of cocktails and added all kinds of fruits, vegetables and tiny umbrellas to your drink. Why not add a shot of technology to the mix? LiteCubes are freezable nontoxic plastic 1″ blocks that light up.

Denon Globe Cruiser Bluetooth Headphones: Cruise the World without Wires

Denon Globe Cruiser Bluetooth Headphones: Cruise the World without Wires
Wireless headphones are getting more popular, but I’ve always believed that corded ones have better sound. These premium headphones from Denon are part of their high-end wireless headset collection, and look like they are an option if you want over-ear headphones that are wireless.

JavaScript/HTML5 GameBoy Color Emulator: Beat Bowser on Your Browser

JavaScript/HTML5 GameBoy Color Emulator: Beat Bowser on Your Browser
Old consoles never die, they just get digitized. The Game Boy Color is one such system. You can find emulators of it running on PCs, Macs, PSPs, smartphones and even calculators. Here’s a GBC emulator for the cloud age: a JavaScript & HTML5 emulator that you can play on your browser.

F1 Batmobile Tumbler Concept: The Joker Won’t Get Away

F1 Batmobile Tumbler Concept: The Joker Won’t Get Away
Over the years, the Batmobile has shown up in all kinds of crazy designs. It’s amazing how geeks change things around and create all kinds of cool versions of the classic Bat car. And now it has been converted into an Formula One race car by Knightvision3D.

Berg Little Printer Now Available for Pre-Order

Berg Little Printer Now Available for Pre-Order
It’s very rare that I print anything out from my digital communications today. I haven’t printed an e-mail in months and the last time I did print was because my insurance company e-mailed me new cards.

Hypersonic X-51A WaveRider Test Flight Today

Hypersonic X-51A WaveRider Test Flight Today
I’ve always had a fascination with flight. My favorite aircraft is the SR-71 Blackbird. The Blackbird was a spy aircraft that ventured into enemy territory for many years with nothing but speed and altitude for defense.

Scosche boomSTREAM Bluetooth Speaker: Wireless Tunes with a Little Extra Boom

Scosche boomSTREAM Bluetooth Speaker: Wireless Tunes with a Little Extra Boom
Bluetooth speakers are pretty convenient, since they allow you to share your tunes wirelessly and you can use many different kinds of devices, like smartphones and tablets, as audio sources. Scosche’s boomSTREAM wireless speaker is yet another option for streaming your music over Bluetooth.

Gundam’s Haro Comes to Earth… as a Vacuum Cleaner

Gundam’s Haro Comes to Earth… as a Vacuum Cleaner
Haro was made more than a few appearances on Gundam’s anime episodes and video games, but now it has landed on earth – as a vacuum cleaner. So that’s probably not the most extravagant of appliances that it can be manifested in, but it’s better than nothing, right?

onanoff Leather MacBook Air Skins: Premium Cow Hide for Your Light Laptop

onanoff Leather MacBook Air Skins: Premium Cow Hide for Your Light Laptop
After designing some stylish earbuds, onanoff has just released another good looking design in the form of leather MacBook skins. These skins come as a package and will wrap almost all of your MacBook Air in a leather cover.

Now You Can Smoke Your Beverages Instead of Drink Them with Le Whaf

Now You Can Smoke Your Beverages Instead of Drink Them with Le Whaf
Why do people drink? Usually it’s because they’re thirsty. But sometimes, it’s just to taste whatever it is they’re drinking – and appreciating that taste. And what better way to do that than by taking whiffs of it so you’ll keep wanting more?

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