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Archive for November 2012

If Bilbo Baggins Used iOS 6 Maps

If Bilbo Baggins Used iOS 6 Maps
There’s more than a few unkind words to be said about Apple’s decision to boot out Google Maps and use their own, hobbled version instead. Didn’t someone just get fired over this? That being said, I wonder if Bilbo Baggins had used an iPhone 5 and iOS 6 Maps, would he have gotten completely lost?

Facebook Took Down Elbow Photo Because It Looked Like a Boob

Facebook Took Down Elbow Photo Because It Looked Like a Boob
Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, the elbow boob existed. It was an innocent thing – nothing but a joint, but Facebook saw fit to take down any images of it because, well, it looked too much like a female breast.
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Brave Robotics Transforming Robot Car Rolls out

Brave Robotics Transforming Robot Car Rolls out
Remember the toy car that transforms into a robot? The inventor Kenji Ishida is playing Santa to those of you who wished you could buy one. He’s selling 10 units of the latest version of his robot, which has a couple of new tricks up its robot sleeves.

Kangaroo Bottle Has a Plastic Pouch for All Your Essential Stuff

Kangaroo Bottle Has a Plastic Pouch for All Your Essential Stuff
Getting enough hydration while you’re in the middle of some strenuous workout or physical activity is important. However, a lot of people I know find having to carry a water bottle a hassle, since they also have to bring their keys, cash, cards, and other essentials with them.

Toyota 4×4 CRAWL Control Lets You Focus on Steering While Off-Roading

Toyota 4×4 CRAWL Control Lets You Focus on Steering While Off-Roading
While driving off-road can be a lot of fun, it can also be a challenging and dangerous activity, especially if you’re not a skilled 4×4 driver. Well thanks to some cool technology in Toyota’s trucks you can rest a little easier when driving off-road or in challenging terrain.

Sci-Fi Your World Supercut: 100 Sci-Fi Movies in 6 Minutes

Sci-Fi Your World Supercut: 100 Sci-Fi Movies in 6 Minutes
V for Vendetta. Watchmen. Back to the Future and Star Wars. Personally, these are four of my top picks in the sci-fi genre. Did these movies make it to your all-time favorite sci-fi movies list? No?

Samus Aran Amigurumi Plush is a Ball of Joy

Samus Aran Amigurumi Plush is a Ball of Joy
Metroid is one of the best classic games ever. If you are a fan, check out this cute and cuddly amigurumi that PixelBlock created. Experience the softer side of Samus and you can’t help but smile.

Scientists Claim Five-Year Study Has Yielded DNA Evidence of Bigfoot

Scientists Claim Five-Year Study Has Yielded DNA Evidence of Bigfoot
If you ever watched the 80s flick Harry and the Hendersons, you may wondered if Bigfoot could actually exist. I can’t say one way or another if the mythical Sasquatch is a living creature or nothing more than a figment of the imagination.

Minecraft Pickaxe Bottle Opener Digs Up Drinks

Minecraft Pickaxe Bottle Opener Digs Up Drinks
Take a break from digging, building or replicating the universe in Minecraft and pop open a refreshing drink with this officially licensed Minecraft Pickaxe Bottle Opener.

LazerWood Lace iPhone Cover Shows of Your iPhone’s Sexy Underthings

LazerWood Lace iPhone Cover Shows of Your iPhone’s Sexy Underthings
I’ve never really tried to customize the back of my iPhone, since I use cases, but if you use a pouch or have your iPhone naked, then this back cover has got some interesting design elements that might catch your eye by dressing your iPhone in a little black lacy thing.

Pac-Man Ghost Lamps Get Officially Licensed, Officially Awesome

Pac-Man Ghost Lamps Get Officially Licensed, Officially Awesome
A while back, I found some lamps that were pretty reminiscent of the ghosts from Pac-Man. However, they weren’t officially-licensed, and they looked really cheaply made. On the other hand, these new Pac-Man lamps are totally official, plus they look like they’re well built and have a few other tricks up their sleeves.

Tokyoflash Kisai Polygon LCD Watch: Telling Time with Triangles (and Hexagons)

Tokyoflash Kisai Polygon LCD Watch: Telling Time with Triangles (and Hexagons)
If you’ve followed Technabob for a while, you know that we’ve always enjoyed the cool and offbeat modern watch designs coming out of Tokyoflash Japan. The latest digital model to find its way from the watchmaker is no exception.

Chew on This: Keyboard With a Plate in the Middle

Chew on This: Keyboard With a Plate in the Middle
Keyboards are every computer user’s best friend. For one, you can’t really do much on your laptop or computer without one. And if you happen to have a tablet, you’ll have to endure the pains and inconveniences of a virtual keyboard if you don’t have a physical one.

ThinkGeek Portal 2 Turret Vibrates, Talks and Doesn’t Hate You

ThinkGeek Portal 2 Turret Vibrates, Talks and Doesn’t Hate You
If you’re a fan of the video game Portal 2, ThinkGeek has a new USB powered toy just in time for the holiday shopping season that you will love. The USB gadget is called the Portal 2 Sentry Turret USB Desk Defender.

Guy Makes AK-47 from Old Shovel

Guy Makes AK-47 from Old Shovel
If you have an old rusty shovel lying around, but really would prefer to have a gun, just do what this guy did and make an AK-47 out of the hole-digger.

Glitch Throw Pillows: Don’t Worry, Your Video Card is Fine

Glitch Throw Pillows: Don’t Worry, Your Video Card is Fine
Like the Blue Screen of Death, brightly colored pixelated display glitches are a familiar sight to computer users with failing hardware or buggy software. We’re seeing less and less of it though; if you’ve grown fond of it take a good look at these throw pillows made by Benjamin Berg aka Stallio.
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