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Archive for September 2012

KANZ Field Power Desk Helps You Live and Work Well off the Grid

KANZ Field Power Desk Helps You Live and Work Well off the Grid
You know that when World War Z happens, you better be prepared because there’s no way that you’ll be able to charge your smartphone when the power grid is down. The KANZ Field Power Desk will help all technological zombie fighters to keep working and playing as long as the sun is still in the sky.

Medal of Honor Warfighter Multiplayer Beta Launches in Early October

Medal of Honor Warfighter Multiplayer Beta Launches in Early October
The next video game in the Medal of Honor franchise is called Medal of Honor Warfighter. The game is set to launch in late October. Fans who can’t wait that long to get their hands on the new video game will be able to access the multiplayer beta starting in early October.

Optimus Prime Cake Transforms Wedding and B-Day into One Special Occasion

Optimus Prime Cake Transforms Wedding and B-Day into One Special Occasion
Cake artist Claudia of Cakerific freely admits that she’s come a long way since her first Optimus Prime cake, and I have to agree. It’s amazing what a couple of years of regular baking practice will do for you.

Bowers & Wilkins A5 & A7 AirPlay Speakers: Ready for Your New iPhone

Bowers & Wilkins A5 & A7 AirPlay Speakers: Ready for Your New iPhone
It sure sucks that Apple changed their dock connector on the iPhone 5, but don’t worry, because plenty of companies are updating their accessories to service your technological needs. Bowers & Wilkins just released their new AirPlay-enabled speakers, which will work will with all iPhones (and recent iPods and iPads too.)

[Spoiler] Torchlight II Has a Guest from the Other Side of the Borderlands

[Spoiler] Torchlight II Has a Guest from the Other Side of the Borderlands
Two of the most well-received games this year are both sequels, which were also released within a few days of each other: Torchlight II and Borderlands 2. It turns out these two games shared more than just a launch week, they also shared a robot:

Next Time on Doctor Who: Dinosaurs on a Wedding Cake

Next Time on Doctor Who: Dinosaurs on a Wedding Cake
I’m sorry guys, but that Dinosaurs on a Spaceship episode of Doctor Who… not so great IMHO. But if there is one good thing that came from that episode, it is this awesome mini episode called Dinosaurs on a Wedding Cake.

Mind-Controlled Cat Tail Designed for Humans: Yep, You Heard Me.

Mind-Controlled Cat Tail Designed for Humans: Yep, You Heard Me.
We can thank the Japanese for another wacky gadget that has just been unveiled. The device is called the Shippo, and is a concept right now. It’s a white, fuzzy cat tail that reacts based on the wearer’s mood.

NES Zapper Modded into a Laser Gun

NES Zapper Modded into a Laser Gun
The NES was pretty awesome back when it came out, but by today’s gaming standards it’s pretty lame. I mean, it’s not like it could actually shoot people with a laser and burn their flesh. Oh wait.

Graffiti Artist Makes Spray Paint Spirograph

Graffiti Artist Makes Spray Paint Spirograph
I always loved playing with my Spirograph when I was a little kid. Of course, now with tablet and computer painting apps, it’s hard to imagine going back to such a simple creative plaything. But sometimes, simplicity is fun too.

Luchador Plugs Put Empty Headphone Jacks in a Head Lock

Luchador Plugs Put Empty Headphone Jacks in a Head Lock
For some reason, in Japan it’s become a popular pastime to stick odd little doo-dads into the empty headphone jack on smartphones and media players. While the utility of these things is somewhat questionable, there’s no argument that they’re fun little embellishments for your gadgets.

Final Fantasy VI Fan Mod Features Heroes from Different FF Games: Better than Dissidia?

Final Fantasy VI Fan Mod Features Heroes from Different FF Games: Better than Dissidia?
Before the silly X-2 and the XIII trilogy, the Final Fantasy franchise was known for rebooting itself with each iteration. Each game had a different battle system than the one that came before it and featured different characters as well.

Real Life Interactive Minecraft Blocks: No Redstone Needed

Real Life Interactive Minecraft Blocks: No Redstone Needed
Have you played Minecraft so much that sometimes you see the world in voxels? This isn’t one of those times. The blocks below are real and even react to being hit by a pickaxe, thanks to the clever work of creative technologist Ben Purdy.

Virtual Fire Wood Simulates the Real Deal, But Won’t Light You on Fire

Virtual Fire Wood Simulates the Real Deal, But Won’t Light You on Fire
The latest in a long line of completely unnecessary gadgets from Japan lets you pretend you’re carrying around a lit piece of fire wood. Why, because it’s something that hasn’t been done before, that’s why.

Self-Solving Rubik’s Cube Seems Like Magic

Self-Solving Rubik’s Cube Seems Like Magic
If you’re not one of those people who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 5 seconds, and rearranging the stickers isn’t for you, here’s a fun trick. It’s a special version of the 3×3 puzzle that automatically solves itself.

Seagulls Torment Woman By Dropping Plastic Golf Balls on Her House

Seagulls Torment Woman By Dropping Plastic Golf Balls on Her House
Well, here’s an odd little story that happened over in jolly old England recently. A woman living in Paignton, Devon started hearing strange clanking noises on the roof of her house, and decided to go outside and have a look.

Game of Thrones Collectible Figures: A Song of Ice and Vinyl

Game of Thrones Collectible Figures: A Song of Ice and Vinyl
I’m a huge fan of Game of Thrones. As a matter of fact, I’m going back and watching all 20 episodes again with my wife, now that she’s convinced that it’s an awesome show as well.

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