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Archive for September 2012

Wampa Plush Hat: When Tautaun Guts Aren’t Enough to Keep You Warm

Wampa Plush Hat: When Tautaun Guts Aren’t Enough to Keep You Warm
All of Luke’s friends know that if you want to scare the heck out of him, you just need to wear a Wampa hat. Hey, it was a traumatic experience. Being hung upside-down on the ceiling of an ice cave is bound to leave it’s scars.

Now You Can Leave Tips Using Your Credit Card with DipJar

Now You Can Leave Tips Using Your Credit Card with DipJar
While most sit-down restaurants offer a way to add on a tip when you sign the credit card slip, It’s a bit of a hassle to have to fish for some loose change or bills in your wallet after paying for a cup of coffee or snacks using your credit card.

iPhone 5 Images Leaked (We Think)

iPhone 5 Images Leaked (We Think)
It seems like Apple’s getting pretty bad at keeping its secrets. Either that, or people are just getting better at uncovering them. While they don’t have a complete, working phone, the folks over at China’s iColorOS somehow managed to get their hands on various parts of the iPhone 5 to assemble their very own version of the device.

Cyclops Case Dresses Up Your iPad in (Almost) Self-Cleaning and Furry Garb

Cyclops Case Dresses Up Your iPad in (Almost) Self-Cleaning and Furry Garb
Here’s another iPad case that you can add to your growing collection (that most likely already includes the French Cover and the Moshi iGlaze iPad VersaCover): the Cyclops iPad case. It basically plays up the iPad’s design, since the ‘eye’ of Cyclops in this case is your iPad’s camera.

Han Solo Carbonite USB Hub Won’t Freeze Your Connected Gadgets

Han Solo Carbonite USB Hub Won’t Freeze Your Connected Gadgets
I always wondered what it must have been like for Han Solo when he was frozen in that block of carbonite by Jabba the Hutt. We know that he was cold and blind when he came out of it, but did he dream when inside of it?

Mind-controlled Quadcopter Drone: Telekinesis Tech

Mind-controlled Quadcopter Drone: Telekinesis Tech
The newest model of the Parrot AR.Drone can be controlled via the iPad. Fancy eh? Well, researchers at Zhejiang University have come up with a way to control the quadcopter using a person’s brain waves. That’s telekinesis, Kyle.

Cassiopeia Concept Watch: Put the Stars on Your Wrist

Cassiopeia Concept Watch: Put the Stars on Your Wrist
Constellations are pretty awesome to look at, that is if you’re not living in a big city. Once you get out of urban areas, you can see plenty of them in the clear night sky. This new concept watch attempts to put a constellation on your wrist, so you can see one even if you live downtown.

SunVolt Portable Solar Power Station Charges Gadgets at “Outlet-like” Speeds

SunVolt Portable Solar Power Station Charges Gadgets at “Outlet-like” Speeds
If you’ve used a consumer-grade portable solar charger, then you know that it takes them a considerable time to do their job. That’s why Don Cayelli invented SunVolt, which he claims can recharge gadgets at “outlet-like” speeds.

Calligraphuck Profane Letterpress Cards Let You Curse With Cursive

Calligraphuck Profane Letterpress Cards Let You Curse With Cursive
If someone pisses you off, let them go. Don’t curse, don’t fight, don’t even hope that they’ll trip and fall flat on their faces as they walk away. Instead, go home and whip out your set of Calligraphuck Profane Letterpress Cards.

Portal Gun Made from Wood, Metal, Glass and a Big Bowl of Awesomesauce

Portal Gun Made from Wood, Metal, Glass and a Big Bowl of Awesomesauce
This wouldn’t be the first, most accurate, or even the first reinterpreted version of the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Gun I’ve ever seen, but it might just be the most awesome. Instead of being made out of slick plastic or fiberglass, this version is handcrafted from more traditional materials.

Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook Makes Digitizing Notes Easy

Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook Makes Digitizing Notes Easy
While you can take plenty of notes with laptops and tablets, it’s still convenient to be able to note stuff down in a notebook with a pen. If you’ve ever wanted to easily digitize everything that you jot down, take a look at the Evernote Moleskine Smart Notebook.

Smartype Keyboard Includes Display to Help You Touch Type

Smartype Keyboard Includes Display to Help You Touch Type
More than a decade ago, I decided to learn how to touch type. I didn’t use any tools or special programs, I just placed my hands on the keyboard and tried to find the right keys without looking at it.

JumpSeat Chairs Allow Maximum Seating in Minimum Space

JumpSeat Chairs Allow Maximum Seating in Minimum Space
I’ve attended assemblies where some people had to sit on the stairs at the sides or on plastic stools because the auditorium was just jam-packed full of people.

Pioneer Unveils Its Cheapest DJ Controller Ever, The DDJ-WeGo

Pioneer Unveils Its Cheapest DJ Controller Ever, The DDJ-WeGo
Pioneer has a bunch of DJ controllers that it offers on the market today, and the one thing they tend to have in common is they are very expensive. If you ever thought it might be cool to learn how to be a professional DJ, but you didn’t want to spend thousands on your own DJ controller check out the new DDJ-WeGo.

This Little Birdie Told Me That It Can Spread Secret Messages Discreetly

This Little Birdie Told Me That It Can Spread Secret Messages Discreetly
Spreading messages in public that only those who are meant to hear them would be pretty hard. Making up your own language to do so would also just make things complicated. So why not use with something like art science student Matthijs Munnik‘s Little Bird, which is a digital bird messaging system of sorts?

Metal Gear Solid Movie in the Works

Metal Gear Solid Movie in the Works
Fans of the Metal Gear Solid franchise of games who have been wanting to see Solid Snake on the big screen are apparently getting their wish. MGS is finally becoming a movie. There has been talk about the possibility for a while now – and it is now confirmed.

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