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Archive for January 2013

Record Made from Ice Plays (Until it Melts)

Record Made from Ice Plays (Until it Melts)
I’ve actually been in a couple of ice hotels, and I know that the frozen stuff is a very interesting material, but I’ve never heard anyone using ice to make a record. This frozen 7-inch promotional record was released by indie band Shout Out Louds.

enchantMOON: It’s an HTML5 Authoring Tablet and a Science Fiction Movie

enchantMOON: It’s an HTML5 Authoring Tablet and a Science Fiction Movie
Days before CES 2013, a mysterious new tablet computer has emerged, along with a short film that gives us a brief look at the device. Apparently, the enchantMOON is some sort of “hypertext authoring tablet” designed for the creation of HTML5 content.

Onkyo TW21A: The 21-inch Tablet PC

Onkyo TW21A: The 21-inch Tablet PC
I’ve always wanted something a bit bigger than my iPad that I could use for both desktop and laptop computing, but carrying around a 21-inch PC seems like it might be a bit of overkill. But weighing in at 11 pounds, it sounds like Onkyo’s TW21A tablet PC [JP] isn’t really designed for portability anyhow.

Justice League of America Defaced Bills: in Good We Trust

Justice League of America Defaced Bills: in Good We Trust
In the comics, the bad guys are always pretty obvious. In the real world, they look just like you and I. In the real world they run banks and pull scams on Wall Street. They work in our government.

Belkin HD Bluetooth Music Receiver Makes Any Stereo System Wireless

Belkin HD Bluetooth Music Receiver Makes Any Stereo System Wireless
If you have a smartphone, tablet, or MP3 player that has the ability to stream wireless music using Bluetooth and you also happen to have a very nice home stereo that lacks Bluetooth connectivity, Belkin has a new solution for you.

Ballo Portable Speaker: Looks Like Mr. Microphone Lost His Head

Ballo Portable Speaker: Looks Like Mr. Microphone Lost His Head
These days, having a small, handy speaker to carry with you is pretty convenient – especially when you want to share your music or watch a video with your friends, without having to rely on the paltry integrated speakers on your tablet or smartphone.

Archos TV Connect Turns Android into an Immobile Operating System

Archos TV Connect Turns Android into an Immobile Operating System
Previous attempts at turning TVs and monitors into huge tablets were either very expensive or were DIY projects. We’ve seen cheap Android-on-a-stick devices, but they don’t have the full functionality of a tablet, i.e. multitouch. Archos wants to cover all bases – availability, price and features – with the TV Connect.

Samsung NX300 Camera Price, Specs and Release Date Announced

Samsung NX300 Camera Price, Specs and Release Date Announced
The newly-announced Samsung NX300 is going to be their flagship compact digital camera for 2013, offering interchangeable lenses. The NX300 is quite compact, and comes with an 20.3 MP APS-C CMOS sensor.

oneTesla Tesla Coil DIY Kit: Make Your Own Singing Lightning

oneTesla Tesla Coil DIY Kit: Make Your Own Singing Lightning
Tesla coils are one of scientists’ go to tool for making science appealing to kids. As if producing your own lightning wasn’t enough, tesla coils can also be used to produce music by pulsing its sparks at appropriate frequencies.

Christmas Tree Rocket is Like a Large and Festive Lawn Dart of Death

Christmas Tree Rocket is Like a Large and Festive Lawn Dart of Death
Did your Christmas tree take off like a rocket? No, I didn’t think so. If it did, you would have a hole in your roof and a large cleanup bill. Anyway, I’m sure that your tree was lovely, but here’s the thing.

Larry the Vomiting Robot Spews for Science

Larry the Vomiting Robot Spews for Science
The norovirus can be nasty. It causes severe diarrhea and vomiting in humans. It is also extremely contagious. You might remember several cases of outbreaks in cruise ships on the news. This virus is estimated to have caused over 90% of epidemic nonbacterial gastroenteritis in the entire world.

Wooden Bow Tie Needs No Tying

Wooden Bow Tie Needs No Tying
Bow ties are cool. Doctor Who said so. Therefore you want to wear a bow tie for special occasions, or just to look awesome. The problem is, tying a bow tie (or tying any tie) can be a real pain.

Luxford St’s LEGO Block Bag: Not Official, Still Officially Awesome

Luxford St’s LEGO Block Bag: Not Official, Still Officially Awesome
I have to say that even though I’m no longer a kid, I still love LEGO bricks. They are great for building pretty much anything you get your mind set on, and you don’t always need the fancy kits to make great stuff.

Micro Scooter Luggage Helps Make Airports Less Boring, More Dangerous

Micro Scooter Luggage Helps Make Airports Less Boring, More Dangerous
Airports aren’t much fun, especially if your flight is delayed or you are rushing to make a connecting flight. That’s one of the reasons why this scooter luggage looks pretty cool. You can scoot around, with a coffee in one hand and making your way through the sea of people sauntering slowly to their gates.

Gingerbread Star Trek Communicator: Eat Me up, Scotty!

Gingerbread Star Trek Communicator: Eat Me up, Scotty!
Scotty. One to beam up. And hurry up, I’m hungry. I don’t want to eat my communicator and end up stranded on this alien planet. Yep, this is a gingerbread version of a standard-issue Starfleet communicator from Star Trek.

Got a Bunch of iPads to Charge? Kensington’s Charge & Sync Cabinet Has Got You Covered

Got a Bunch of iPads to Charge? Kensington’s Charge & Sync Cabinet Has Got You Covered
Most of us probably have just one iPad – or maybe two in our households, so managing the chargers is pretty straightforward. But say you run a restaurant, museum, shop or office that’s started to use iPads in your business.