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Archive for August 2012

The POP: Portable Power Station to Charge All Your Mobile Devices

The POP: Portable Power Station to Charge All Your Mobile Devices
With smartphones and tablets, mobile users always seem to be on the lookout for a spot for their next charge. I know that I’ve been in this situation: stuck in the middle of nowhere with no way of juicing up my phone.

R2-D2 Graffiti Doorway is the Perfect Entrance for a Secret Droid Workshop

R2-D2 Graffiti Doorway is the Perfect Entrance for a Secret Droid Workshop
Some people like graffiti, some people hate it. Any artform that puts droids on the streets is fine by me. No matter how you feel about graffiti, you have to love this secret door that is hidden within a graffiti R2-D2.

This Revolver is the World’s Smallest Fully-Functioning Firearm

This Revolver is the World’s Smallest Fully-Functioning Firearm
In no way do we here at Technabob condone gun violence (except in video games.) That said, are you prepared to lay your eyes on the coolest and smallest functional revolver in the whole wide world?

Mophie Outride Protects Your iPhone During Action Photography

Mophie Outride Protects Your iPhone During Action Photography
Whatever sports or activities you’re into, it’s often nice to be able share your exploits with others via video. For many people who are into auto sports, bicycling, motocross, or other activities where there’s a high chance of falling or crashing ruggedized cameras specifically for the task are the norm.

Goruck Backpacks Keep Your Gear Safe While Looking Great

Goruck Backpacks Keep Your Gear Safe While Looking Great
A well-made backpack will allow you to travel with most of your gear without breaking your back. Goruck backpacks are for serious people with serious stuff to carry around. They’ll keep your items dry and are made to be tough enough to survive your daily travels without a hitch.

Oculus Rift VR Headset: In Your Face 3D

Oculus Rift VR Headset: In Your Face 3D
While the best way to play games today is on huge monitors or HDTVs, a company called Oculus believes that future games will be better off with a much smaller display. The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that displays 3D video, and it’s got the big fishes of the gaming industry nerdgasming in excitement.

FDA Approves Indigestible Medical Sensor You Swallow Like a Pill

FDA Approves Indigestible Medical Sensor You Swallow Like a Pill
The FDA has issued approval for an interesting medical gadget that is designed to be swallowed. The digestible sensor is designed to report back to doctors on a patient’s adherence to medications, as well as to share their vital signs.

Ukiyo-e Heroes Woodblock Prints: More OG than Pixel Art

Ukiyo-e Heroes Woodblock Prints: More OG than Pixel Art
We’ve featured Jed Henry’s Ukiyo-e style prints of videogame characters before. Now’s your chance to own printed versions of his amazing art, featuring characters from popular franchises including Super Mario Bros., Zelda and Street Fighter.

Culture + Art + Commerce = Darth Vader and Freddy Krueger Popsicles

Culture + Art + Commerce = Darth Vader and Freddy Krueger Popsicles
Darth Vader might not look it, but he’s actually pretty yummy. I’m not talking about the looks of the actors who played him in the movies, but this blueberry-and-licorice-flavored ice cream shaped in the image and likeness of Luke Skywalker’s greatest enemy (who also happens to be his father!)

EOps Noisezero Sports+ Earphones Won’t Let Go of Your Ears

EOps Noisezero Sports+ Earphones Won’t Let Go of Your Ears
I always hate it when earbuds pop out of my ears, especially when I’m on the bike or on a run. UK designer Michael Young has come up with earphone design that will probably stay put, no matter what you are doing.

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Guitar Rocks

Han Solo Frozen in Carbonite Guitar Rocks
Guitars come in all shapes and sizes these days and some people are really pushing the art form. This beautiful homage to that scruffy looking nerf herder’s brief (if you consider the 3 years between Empire and Jedi brief) stint in carbonite comes from Travis Stevens, who built this frozen Han Solo guitar for Evanescence co-founder Ben Moody.

LEGO Faerie Forest Reminds Us of Endor

LEGO Faerie Forest Reminds Us of Endor
I think that most of us probably wanted to live in a tree house at some point when we were growing up. I know when I was a kid I wanted to live in a giant redwood like an Ewok so badly that I could barely stand it.

Latex Star Trek Outfits Definitely Not Starfleet Regulation

Latex Star Trek Outfits Definitely Not Starfleet Regulation
Did that headline get your attention? Good. You have proved that you are a geek male with a pulse. Poison Candy Latex (on Facebook) has created a new line of pop culture latex clothing which will be launching at Montreal Comic Con 2012, which is from September 14 to 16, 2012.

TRON Guitar: Grid Hero

TRON Guitar: Grid Hero
This is the Cybertech T-RON custom electric guitar. Hutchinson Guitar Concepts probably named it so to avoid any trademark issues, but we all know it’s referring to the hit 1982 sci-fi flick Tyrannosaurus Ron, a movie about the last dinosaur who knew how to play guitar.

Wikipad is a Tablet for Games, not for Research

Wikipad is a Tablet for Games, not for Research
Last January Razer showed off its concept for a gaming tablet. As it turns out, there was another gaming tablet that was announced around that time. For some reason it’s called the Wikipad, and not, I don’t know, Gametab.

Slow But Steady: This LEGO Motorized Wheelchair Actually Works!

Slow But Steady: This LEGO Motorized Wheelchair Actually Works!
Being confined to a wheelchair is a bummer. But while this LEGO wheelchair won’t necessarily take the frustration at having to use one away, it will make the entire thing a bit more bearable.

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