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Archive for September 2012

Jaktogo Lets You Wear Your Excess Baggage

Jaktogo Lets You Wear Your Excess Baggage
Feel free to correct me on this, but I find that a lot of things I want or need are way cheaper overseas. Maybe it’s the huge import taxes or the markup that retailers put on the goods once they reach me here (in the Philippines,) but I know a lot of people who hoard whenever they go out of the country (my family included.)

Artist Turns Geeky Characters into Fat Cats

Artist Turns Geeky Characters into Fat Cats
Etsy is a great place to find wonderful handmade crafts, and every once in a while I come across something I can honestly say I’ve not seen before. What we have here is some of our favorite sci-fi, movie and video game characters – all transformed into fat cats by Kathleen over at Fat Cat Crafts.

If Cars Were Biodegradable, They’d Look Like This in A Couple of Years

If Cars Were Biodegradable, They’d Look Like This in A Couple of Years
When a car goes out of commission, it’s usually sent over to a junkyard. That’s a huge chunk of solid waste that requires a lot of energy before it can be recycled. A possible solution? Biodegradable cars.

Sennheiser Momentum Headphones: Wrap Your Ears in Leather and Steel

Sennheiser Momentum Headphones: Wrap Your Ears in Leather and Steel
You’ve probably noticed that headphones are becoming a fashionable accessory once again, even when going out to bars and clubs. Thankfully these new Sennheiser headphones aren’t just for the hipsters, they have plenty of sound to satisfy your ears when you need to listen to your tunes.

ISS Astronauts Finally Fix Stripped Bolts and Finish Power System Repairs

ISS Astronauts Finally Fix Stripped Bolts and Finish Power System Repairs
A few weeks back I was replacing a valve cover gasket on a race car and accidentally rounded off a bolt that was in a hard-to-reach spot. I was working on that bolt in the garage and it took me hours of cursing and trips to the hardware store to get the damaged bolt out and a new one in.

Virtual Keyboard Fits on Your Keychain

Virtual Keyboard Fits on Your Keychain
Personally, I’m not a big fan of keyboards which don’t have physical keys, but if given the choice between a virtual full-size keyboard and the tiny virtual keys on the touchscreen of my smartphone, I’ll go with the bigger keys.

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD: Battery Life to the MAXX

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD: Battery Life to the MAXX
Remember when RAZR phones were cool? That was about 7 years ago, or even more. That didn’t stop Google’s Motorola Mobility division from trying to make the RAZR cool again, albeit not with its new moniker.

Guy Fakes His Own Death to Propose to His Girlfriend – Sounds Pretty Stupid to Me

Guy Fakes His Own Death to Propose to His Girlfriend – Sounds Pretty Stupid to Me
People are probably starting to feel the pressure when it comes to proposals with all this news about guys coming up with ingenious ways to propose to their girlfriends (and vice versa).

Inflatable Star Wars Pool Toys Perfect for Floating in the Dagobah Swamp

Inflatable Star Wars Pool Toys Perfect for Floating in the Dagobah Swamp
Summer is nearly over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still hit the pool or swim in the ocean for the next few months. These Star Wars inflatable pool toys are inspiration enough for me to hop back in the waters, even with Fall approaching.

Upgradeable Tablet Concept: Mobile Imitating Desktop

Upgradeable Tablet Concept: Mobile Imitating Desktop
A few days ago we saw a desktop computer with tablet features. Navarre Bartz is working on a tablet with desktop PC features, namely a swappable processor.

Rumor Claims Apple is in Talks to Create a Pandora Rival

Rumor Claims Apple is in Talks to Create a Pandora Rival
A rumor is making its rounds today from sources claiming to be familiar with the matter about plans Apple has for new music service. According to the sources, Apple is in talks to license music for a custom radio service similar to Pandora.

Jaws Shark Ukulele: This Was No Crafting Accident

Jaws Shark Ukulele: This Was No Crafting Accident
It’s the 35th anniversary of the release of Jaws this year, and the movie just got re-released in an awesome HD Blu-ray edition that you need to see if you haven’t already. In celebration of the shark-infested waters of yore, the guys from Celentano Woodworks have returned with another epic creation – the Jaws shark ukulele.

Kobo Unveils Three New eReader Models

Kobo Unveils Three New eReader Models
If you’re not ready to run out and buy one of Amazon’s new Kindles, three new devices have been added to the kobo eReader line. The three new eReaders include the Mini, the Glo and the Arc.

SteelSeries Free Mobile Controller: One GamePad to Rule Them All

SteelSeries Free Mobile Controller: One GamePad to Rule Them All
The latest horse in the increasingly cluttered mobile controller race is still hampered by the same problem as the others: it’s not compatible with all mobile games. But it is compatible with a lot of hardware, not just mobile devices.

Condom Wrapper Can Be Opened One-handed

Condom Wrapper Can Be Opened One-handed
How many intimate moments have been ruined by fighting to open up a condom wrapper? Far too many. However, those days may be over thanks to this unique new design. Designer Ben Pawle has created a new type of wrapper that lets you get the condom out of the package using just one hand.

Digital Book Settlement Gets You $1 Dollar Back on Best Sellers, Lower Prices in Future

Digital Book Settlement Gets You $1 Dollar Back on Best Sellers, Lower Prices in Future
You may remember back before Apple jumped into the digital book market, digital books were cheaper. Amazon was selling a digital book for less money than a print book, and rightly so. When Apple stepped in and allowed publishers set their own pricing, retail prices of digital books went up everywhere.