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Archive for October 2012

Boba Fett Motorcycle is Perfect for Jumping Sarlacc Pits

Boba Fett Motorcycle is Perfect for Jumping Sarlacc Pits
Forget Fett’s Vette. Fett’s bike is much cooler. Imagine if Boba Fett had had a bike instead of Slave One. I’m not sure where he would have stored Han Solo in frozen in carbonite, but otherwise I would have loved to see that movie.

Babis Cloud Trojan Horse: Is There a Computer Hiding Inside?

Babis Cloud Trojan Horse: Is There a Computer Hiding Inside?
I spend so much time in front of a computer that I do see myself sometimes being buried with one. However, keyboards are definitely a nice piece of technology, which can be used in a variety of different ways.

Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features

Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features
Apigy made waves last year when they released the Lockitron, a door lock system that was remotely operated via phones. They’ve recently unveiled a significantly improved version of the device, adding tons of new features at a much lower price.

Quadrocopters Programmed to Throw and Catch Balls, Still Working on Swinging a Bat

Quadrocopters Programmed to Throw and Catch Balls, Still Working on Swinging a Bat
In the future, when quadcopters develop a hive mind and eventually come after us with their machine guns and tasers, they’ll be able to rub salt in our lethal wounds by playing catch with our heads, thanks to a project by researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Giant Balloon to Be Used for Record-Setting Skydive is Thinner Than a Sandwich Bag

Giant Balloon to Be Used for Record-Setting Skydive is Thinner Than a Sandwich Bag
As we already know, daredevil Felix Baumgartner plans to hop in a pressurized capsule and using a gigantic helium balloon, ascend to 23 miles above the surface of the Earth. On October 8th, Baumgartner hopes to set a world record for the highest altitude skydive ever performed.

Scottevest Fleece Jacket 7.0 up for Pre-Order

Scottevest Fleece Jacket 7.0 up for Pre-Order
When I travel, I hate having to carry a backpack or laptop bag with me. Inevitably, I set the bag down to get a drink and end up forgetting it. I spend the entire trip worrying that I’ll leave my bag filled with my tablet, laptop, and other gear sitting somewhere and lose it.

Logitech Harmony Touch Universal Remote: Swipe to Watch TV

Logitech Harmony Touch Universal Remote: Swipe to Watch TV
I’ve had a Harmony 800 remote control since long before Logitech acquired them several years back. It’s a great device, thanks to its easy web-based programming, massive device library, and activity-based commands. But the interface and product design has always felt a little dated to me.

Giant Inflatable Robot Fists, Hells Yeah.

Giant Inflatable Robot Fists, Hells Yeah.
If you didn’t already pick up that giant fist for carrying around your beer, you might want to hold off and buy these instead. These giant, inflatable fists turn your mitts into massive mech-like robo-fists.

8-Bit Game Blankets Keep You Warm with Plenty of Pixels

8-Bit Game Blankets Keep You Warm with Plenty of Pixels
Looking for a way to keep cosy as the temperature starts to drop? Well snuggle up in front of your gaming system and bust out some classic games with one of these awesome video game inspired blankets or throws to keep you toasty.

Steel and Bullet Chess Set Looks Killer

Steel and Bullet Chess Set Looks Killer
We’ve featured lots of cool and geeky chess sets over the years, but never one that’s quite as badass as this one, made from bullets and steel. Yeah! This chess set will chew you up and spit you out like an Expendables movie.

Life-Sized Animatronic Baby T.Rex: Crush, Crumble and Cosplay….

Life-Sized Animatronic Baby T.Rex: Crush, Crumble and Cosplay….
How would you like to have your own animatronic T.Rex costume this Halloween? That would be awesome. Why would you ever take it off? This life-sized baby dinosaur would scare everyone in your neighborhood.

Diesel/Monster VEKTR Headphones: They Got the Beat

Diesel/Monster VEKTR Headphones: They Got the Beat
Sure, I like Diesel, but I never thought I’d see them make headphones. That’s probably one reason why Monster, whose widely-publicized split from Beats, provided the technical know-how to help make these. I’ll give the VEKTR Headphones one thing: they look unique.

Deep-Fried Gadgets: Would You Like Fries with Your Big Mac(Book)?

Deep-Fried Gadgets: Would You Like Fries with Your Big Mac(Book)?
Most of us will eat anything as long as it’s been battered and fried in hot oil. How about some deep-fried gadgets? Maybe served up in a bucket with the picture of Colonel Sanders on it.

Angry Birds Activity Parks to Hit Finland This Year

Angry Birds Activity Parks to Hit Finland This Year
One of the most popular smartphone applications on any platform  has been the Angry Birds franchise. Now, it’s maker, Rovio has teamed up for something that will have kids in Finland screaming with joy. Rovio and Finnish hotel and resort company Holiday Club will be building Angry Birds Activity Parks in three of its spa hotels.

FormLabs Form 1 3D Printer Rustles up $1.4 Million in Kickstarter Funding

FormLabs Form 1 3D Printer Rustles up $1.4 Million in Kickstarter Funding
3D printers will definitely change everything, especially as they become widely available. You’ll eventually be able to print everything from toys to car parts to body parts to food with this technology. Aiming to bring high-quality 3D printing to more people, the Form 1 3D printer looks pretty cool and it’s currently being crowdfunded through Kickstarter.

Cosworth Amps up Hyundai Genesis for SEMA 2012

Cosworth Amps up Hyundai Genesis for SEMA 2012
I’ve been a huge car guy all my life. My dad had a car lot growing up and I always went with him to buy new cars for his lot. I have a particular love for muscle cars, sports cars, and any car designed to be capable on the track and on the street.