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Archive for October 2012

Vizio AIO PCs Get Touchscreen Upgrade for Windows 8

Vizio AIO PCs Get Touchscreen Upgrade for Windows 8
Back during CES 2012, I had a chance to go hands-on with Vizio’s sexy new all-in-one PCs, and I was quite impressed with the industrial design, build quality and overall value at the time. With the impending release of Microsoft Windows 8, Vizio has announced two new AIO PCs with full 1080p touchscreen displays.

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 Packs in Four Sweet Games for One Sweet Price

Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1 Packs in Four Sweet Games for One Sweet Price
Rockstar Games has produced some of the most popular video games around over the last several years. The company is particularly well known for the insanely popular Grand That Auto franchise. Rockstar Games has announced a new video game compilation collection called the Rockstar Games Collection: Edition 1.

D10 Engagement Ring: Roll for I Do

D10 Engagement Ring: Roll for I Do
This is deviantART user dragonlorefury’s engagement ring. As you may have guessed, she’s an avid role-playing gamer. What you might have not guessed is that the ring was made by her father, who is a jeweler.

Borderlands 2 Psycho Cake Screams out to be Eaten

Borderlands 2 Psycho Cake Screams out to be Eaten
Borderlands fans will appreciate this awesome cake created by Mia from the Bridgetown Cakes bakery. You might even go psycho over it.

Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta to Get Low-Power IGZO Display

Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta to Get Low-Power IGZO Display
While a new crop of smartphones has just been released in the U.S., the Japanese aren’t going to fall behind anytime soon. They just upped the ante with the new Sharp Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E, which is the first production smartphone with an IGZO display.

Gold Macbook Air: More Than Worth Its Weight in Gold

Gold Macbook Air: More Than Worth Its Weight in Gold
The first version of the MacBook Air was prohibitively expensive, particularly because it was quite underpowered. The 2012 edition is much more practical, and with the release of the 11″ version, is more affordable as well.

Back to the Future Watch Built Like a DeLorean

Back to the Future Watch Built Like a DeLorean
Think you’re a real Back To The Future fan? Here’s a memento that I bet you don’t have. This DeLorean DNA Watch by Romain Jerome is made from the same stainless steel used to make a DeLorean DMC-12, just like the one that Doc Brown and Marty McFuy drove in the movies.

LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles on the Snap Shell

LEGO Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles on the Snap Shell
Growing up I was a huge fan of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon. Though I wasn’t a fan in the slightest of the horribly cheesy live-action TMNT movie. I was a bit excited when I heard that Nickelodeon was coming out with a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon and that cartoon has turned out to be impressively popular. 

Slingbox 350 & 500: Content Place-shifting Gets a 1080p Upgrade

Slingbox 350 & 500: Content Place-shifting Gets a 1080p Upgrade
There are plenty of apps that allow you access to some of your content when you’re away from home, but what if you want to access all of it at the same time? The new Slingboxes might fit the bill, since they will allow you to do that.

Super Realistic Mass Effect Armor is Massively Expensive

Super Realistic Mass Effect Armor is Massively Expensive
So you finished Mass Effect 3 and now there’s a void in your life. Well, if you have the money, you could buy a set of amazingly detailed N7 armor like this set here and wear it everywhere.

Chocolate Gaming Dice Set Scores a Critical Hit on Your Taste Buds

Chocolate Gaming Dice Set Scores a Critical Hit on Your Taste Buds
D&D and RPG gamers know all about many-sided dice. But how often have you wished that you could roll the dice, score a critical hit and then eat them up? I know I have dreamed about it more than once.

Japanese Robot Mimics Complex Calligraphy

Japanese Robot Mimics Complex Calligraphy
It takes years for a person to learn how to write Japanese or Chinese characters. There’s good news though. Robots can do it a lot quicker. A research group has developed a ‘bot that can identify and mimic detailed brush strokes that are required to write these kinds of characters.

Baby Stroller Gets 125cc Engine, Heading for 50mph Top Speed

Baby Stroller Gets 125cc Engine, Heading for 50mph Top Speed
When you have a baby, one of the first things that you need is a good stroller. I mean, you have to let your kid have some sunlight. Sunlight is good, along with a walk at a nice leisurely pace.

Portal Gun Turned into Gravity Gun: Levitates Companion Cube

Portal Gun Turned into Gravity Gun: Levitates Companion Cube
One of my favorite guns in the history of video games has to be the Gravity Gun from Half-Life 2. Perhaps my second favorite is the Aperture Science Handheld Portal Device, which admittedly is more of a tool than a gun.

Google Maps Gets Gigantic Street View Update

Google Maps Gets Gigantic Street View Update
It never ceases to irk me that I can check out parks and streets around the world from me, yet I can’t see my own neighborhood on Google Street View. The Google Street View car rolled past my neighborhood, but didn’t bother to come through.

Trekkie Dating Website Hooks Up Trekkies With their Soulmates

Trekkie Dating Website Hooks Up Trekkies With their Soulmates
There are a lot of dating sites on the web but none like Trekkie Dating. I think you can pretty much tell what the site is about and who it’s for based from its name alone.