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.
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.
…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
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.
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.)
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!
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.