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Archive for August 2012

Nikon 1 J2 Interchangeable Lens Camera Debuts

Nikon 1 J2 Interchangeable Lens Camera Debuts
Nikon has announced a new interchangeable lens digital mirrorless camera as a follow-up to last year’s popular, but less-than-perfect J1. The new Nikon 1 J2 camera is available in six colors and uses an all-metal body along with several updated features.

OMG LED Case for iPhone Turns Notifications into a Disco Party

OMG LED Case for iPhone Turns Notifications into a Disco Party
If you can’t wait for FLASHr to come to fruition, or if clear transparent cases just don’t do it for you, then check out OMG Cases for iPhone, that light up like a Christmas tree whenever you get a new push notification.

Walking Dead Zombies to Descend on Universal Studios

Walking Dead Zombies to Descend on Universal Studios
If you’re planning a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood in late September, and happen to be a fan of zombies, you will want to check out the awesome Halloween spook stuff that will be going on.

Burner iOS App Provides Disposable Phone Numbers: Phoneception

Burner iOS App Provides Disposable Phone Numbers: Phoneception
If you watch The Wire or Breaking Bad, you’ve probably seen the characters use pre-paid cellphones to make their conversations, more, like, secretive. Yo. Anyway these phones are also called burners, hence the name of this new app.

Because You’ve Been a Geek Before Being a Geek Was Cool

Because You’ve Been a Geek Before Being a Geek Was Cool
Although if we’re going to be strict about it, maybe the only folks who have the right to wear this shirt are the ones who invented the Internet.

Drift App for iOS Lets You Get Lost in All Your Favorite Places

Drift App for iOS Lets You Get Lost in All Your Favorite Places
If you’ve lived where you’ve lived your entire life, then things could start to get boring. There are no new places left to explore anymore and you’ll feel like you’ve been everywhere and done everything there is to do in your hometown. 

This is What Happens When 100 Artists Get Their Hands on 100 Phone Booths

This is What Happens When 100 Artists Get Their Hands on 100 Phone Booths
You won’t see phone booths as creative or as colorful as the ones you’ll find in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Typically, phone booths are made to look plain so they’ll blend in with the surroundings, and only the people actually looking for them will be able to really “see” them.

Singleness is Futile with this Borg Cube Wedding Cake

Singleness is Futile with this Borg Cube Wedding Cake
If you absolutely have to join the collective of two and get married, you might as well go all out and have a wedding cake that features a starship battle over top of that fondant. Remind yourself that Wolf 359 is where the Borg battle took place, and don’t Wolf it down as fast as you can, 359.

Bacon Demon from Hell Wants to Kill You by Clogging Your Arteries

Bacon Demon from Hell Wants to Kill You by Clogging Your Arteries
I know not from whence this bacon demon comes from, but it definitely looks like it’s ready to kill you. And while it might just stare you down with its demonic yellow eyes, its real plan is to do you in the old fashioned way – with coronary artery disease.

STRUT LaunchPort Costs Twice as Much as Your iPad, Doesn’t Make It Twice as Good

STRUT LaunchPort Costs Twice as Much as Your iPad, Doesn’t Make It Twice as Good
I’ll admit that this thing doesn’t cost twice what my iPad cost, because I have the 64GB 4G version, but it’s still very expensive. The question is, is it worth it? This system is from a company that specialized in luxurious automotive accessories, but decided to create something for the mobile computing sector as well.

Darth Vader Mailbox Finds It’s Lack of Junk Mail Disturbing

Darth Vader Mailbox Finds It’s Lack of Junk Mail Disturbing
A long long time ago in a neighborhood far far away… This Darth Vader mailbox, complete with lightsaber flag is all about receiving mail addressed to the Dark Side.

GameKlip Combines PS3 Controller with Android Phones: Poor Man’s PlayStation Phone

GameKlip Combines PS3 Controller with Android Phones: Poor Man’s PlayStation Phone
Unlike the messy controller situation in iOS, Android users have the benefit of workarounds for using controllers with their mobile device. One such solution is the Sixaxis Controller app, which pairs PS3 controllers with compatible Android devices.

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone

Romo Romotive Robot: Remote Rontrolled Ry RiPhone
There’s an app for that. I’ve actually said that today, while I was teaching a class, and yep, there actually was an app for that. Las Vegas startup Romotive takes this to another level with their Romo robot, a robot designed to use your smartphone as its brain.

Robot Dance Party Needs an Upgrade

Robot Dance Party Needs an Upgrade
Dancing is fun. Robots are fun. Therefore, robot dance parties should rock the house. There’s nothing better then having a robot show up and dance his metal butt off to the music. It makes everyone smile.

Facial Animation Software Lets EverQuest II Players Put Their Emotions into the Game

Facial Animation Software Lets EverQuest II Players Put Their Emotions into the Game
If you’re one of the gamers that still enjoys playing EverQuest II (there have to be a few of you out there) the game has received an interesting new feature this week. The new feature is called SOEmote and is designed to transmit the player’s facial expressions to their in game avatar.

Klout Crosses over to Reality and Gives Web Influencers Perks in Real Life

Klout Crosses over to Reality and Gives Web Influencers Perks in Real Life
Klout is a system that measures the amount of influence you have online by measuring data from social media websites and other metrics. It comes with benefits and rewards because the higher your Klout score, the better are your chances to score bigger perks and sponsorships.

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