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Archive for December 2012

Instant Collection: 1,950-Piece ‘Star Wars’ Action Figures up for Auction on eBay

Instant Collection: 1,950-Piece ‘Star Wars’ Action Figures up for Auction on eBay
Here’s a heads-up for Star Wars fans who have yet to check out the most awesome thing to hit eBay since the beginning of time: a listing for 1,950 action figures featuring the rich slew of characters from the hit franchise that George Lucas built.

Tokyoflash Kisai Space Digits Watch: Initially Dumbfounding but Easily Readable

Tokyoflash Kisai Space Digits Watch: Initially Dumbfounding but Easily Readable
Some watches are easy to read, and then there are some that are just plain indecipherable. While I prefer watches that are easy to read, and that allow you to tell the time but with a glance, this new Tokyoflash is a mix of both.

One Does Not Simply Dress Up as Mordor

One Does Not Simply Dress Up as Mordor
…and Gondor, Eriador, Rohan, Arnor, Rhovanion and Rhun and whatever uncharted land is on Middle Earth. But Flickr user Kristy pulled it off with style at Dragon*Con: The dress was made by Flickr user Cressiebeth, who said “I worked with a graphic designer who created the “repeat” map pattern and Spoonflower.com

Pokémon Fan Remakes Gold/Silver into a 3D RPG: Hint Hint, Game Freak

Pokémon Fan Remakes Gold/Silver into a 3D RPG: Hint Hint, Game Freak
Last year we looked at a fan made Pokémon mod for Minecraft. Pokémon 3D might be better than that. Currently in development by another Poké fan named Nils Drescher aka Nilllzz, the game is a 3D recreation of Pokémon Gold/Silver.

iPad Foosball Table: He Shoots, He Scores

iPad Foosball Table: He Shoots, He Scores
I’ve always enjoyed a good game of foosball – but full-size foosball tables are pretty expensive so I’ve never had one in my house. Here’s a fun way to play foosball with your pals for the low low price of $100 (plus an iPad.)

Clink! Glass: Solve a Puzzle While You’re Drunk

Clink! Glass: Solve a Puzzle While You’re Drunk
Remember those old plastic maze games with the little ball in them? You know, the type where you had to carefully move them around until the ball landed in the little divot? Well you can now relive this childhood memory while you’re three sheets to the wind, thanks to the Clink!

Keyboard Coasters Prevent Spills Not Typos

Keyboard Coasters Prevent Spills Not Typos
I’m not a big fan of typing on touchscreens, as I make way more errors and type much more slowly than with an actual keyboard. Call me old-school, but I like to feel the keys under my fingers when I touch type.

JLab Bouncer Bluetooth Mobile Speaker: Affordable Wireless Beats

JLab Bouncer Bluetooth Mobile Speaker: Affordable Wireless Beats
I have to admit that I use my Bluetooth speaker almost daily. Whether it’s to listen to music while I take a shower, or go to sleep while listening to an audiobook, I definitely get the most of this kind of device.

Chainmaille Beer Stein: Pour Me a Flagon of Mead!

Chainmaille Beer Stein: Pour Me a Flagon of Mead!
If you are looking for a new mug or stein to drink beer from while you watch Game of Thrones, here it is. This is a stein that Eddard Stark or Jamie Lannister would be proud to gulp their mead from.

Nebula 12 Indoor Weather Station Makes Clouds: No Need to Look Out the Window

Nebula 12 Indoor Weather Station Makes Clouds: No Need to Look Out the Window
Here in the Philippines, we have no real need for a weather app. It’s this simple: the weather here is great. If you’re a plant. I’m not a plant, so I just accept that the weather sucks.

Fake Tail Displays Your Heart Rate: I Whip My Tail Back and Forth

Fake Tail Displays Your Heart Rate: I Whip My Tail Back and Forth
In the old days, people can tell what someone is feeling by their facial expressions or by using special mouth sounds like “I’m sad. I don’t have anyone to talk to, which makes it sadder that I’m talking right now.”

MIO Alpha Heart Rate Watch: Looking for a Heartbeat

MIO Alpha Heart Rate Watch: Looking for a Heartbeat
If you’ve ever used a heart rate monitor to track your fitness level while running or cycling, you’ll know that these usually aren’t compact devices. Most of them involve strapping a harness around your body so that the monitor can get a decent reading from your heart.

Breakthrough Engines Could Allow Travel from Britain to Australia in Just over Four Hours

Breakthrough Engines Could Allow Travel from Britain to Australia in Just over Four Hours
A group of British researchers at a company called Reaction Engines has announced new aircraft technology that could make air travel much faster. The researchers have created what they describe as “the biggest breakthrough in propulsion since the jet engine.” 

Zelda 64: The Ocarina of Cake

Zelda 64: The Ocarina of Cake
It’s dangerous to eat dinner alone, here, take this Zelda N64 cake and have some dessert. It not only has Link and Zelda, but it also features an edible console with an equally edible cartridge and gamepad.

GeekStuff4U Offers Free Holiday Shipping from Japan!

GeekStuff4U Offers Free Holiday Shipping from Japan!
We feature tons of cool stuff from Japan on Technabob over the years, but one of the big deterrents to picking up some fun and unusual gadgets from the other side of the Pacific Ocean has been the cost of shipping them around the world.

2012 iMac “Assembled in USA”

2012 iMac “Assembled in USA”
Just about every device that Apple sells these days is made in China by Foxconn and other major manufacturers. Though it looks like some of Apple’s items are no longer being manufactured in China. A recent teardown performed by iFixit on the new 21.5-inch iMac revealed that the machine was made in the USA.

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