Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Page 16 of 19

Archive for October 2013

Rubber Band Machine Gun Is Fully Automatic, but Reloading Isn’t

Rubber Band Machine Gun Is Fully Automatic, but Reloading Isn’t
We’ve featured a variety of rapid fire rubber band guns before, but they were either custom made or crazy expensive. XYZbot is here for us poor, lazy and non-mechanically-inclined folks. They launched a Kickstarter fundraiser for a fully automatic and electric rubber band machine gun that’s cheap and easy to assemble.

8-bit Willow Plates: Fine Gaming

8-bit Willow Plates: Fine Gaming
When artist Olly Moss first posted images of his video game-themed dinnerware, the Internet exploded with so much want. If you’re one of those people who coveted his geeky take on the Willow pattern, you’re in luck.
Advertisement

Zepp 3D Motion Sensors Will Help You Suck Less at Sports

Zepp 3D Motion Sensors Will Help You Suck Less at Sports
As the old adage goes, “practice makes perfect.” I had a coach in high school that was fond of a different adage it went something like “perfect practice makes perfect”, because if you practice something incorrectly, you’ll learn it incorrectly.

Researchers Create Headphones Using Carbon Nanotubes

Researchers Create Headphones Using Carbon Nanotubes
There are huge number of headphones available on the market today running the gamut from dirt cheap to incredibly expensive. There are headphones aimed at everyone from users who don’t really care what the music sounds like all the way up to audiophiles who will pay huge money to hear every little nuance in their favorite tracks.

Video Game Pint Glasses Hold 2600 Ounces (Not Really)

Video Game Pint Glasses Hold 2600 Ounces (Not Really)
These simply designed video game glasses are great. Your beer is going to look awesome against a backdrop of Galaga aliens, Space Invaders, the Pac-Man maze or Centipede.

Poké Ball Engagement Ring: You Can’t Catch Them All, but You Can Catch One

Poké Ball Engagement Ring: You Can’t Catch Them All, but You Can Catch One
So you have been trying to catch all of the Pokémon you can, but you have found one that is that special someone. What better way to say, “I choose you!” then to give them this Poké Ball engagement ring?

Musical Life-Sized Treasure Chest from the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Musical Life-Sized Treasure Chest from the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
The Zelda games have some pretty cool treasure chests and if you want one for yourself, you don’t need to plunder a dungeon or defeat a boss to get one. This neat musical life-sized treasure chest based on the ones in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora’s Mask should fill the bill.

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car

You Must Pay Attention to the Road in Order to Drive this Car
So many people end up in car accidents every year. One of the common reasons was because the driver wasn’t paying enough attention. Some apparently can’t let go of their smartphones when they’re on the road, while others are too busy tinkering with their radios, or putting on makeup.

Ghost Singles: Find Love in the Afterlife

Ghost Singles: Find Love in the Afterlife
Do you believe in ghosts? If you do, then you might think Ghost Singles is a welcome addition to the growing list of dating sites on the Internet. As its name implies, the site aims to help single ghosts find their ghostly match.

Power Your Entire House with Potatoes!

Power Your Entire House with Potatoes!
If you’ve ever been in a grade school science class, you probably know that the electrolytes in potatoes generate a small amount of electricity when connected to zinc and copper electrodes. So is it possible that with enough potatoes wired together, you could provide enough energy to power your entire house?

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained

Boston Dynamics WildCat Robot Runs Free: Cheetah Unchained
Boston Dynamics’ Cheetah robot impressed people all over the world when it proved that it can outrun even the fastest of our species. But some of you may have been thinking, what’s to be afraid of?

Split is a Teeny, Tiny MP3 Player That You Control by Biting Down

Split is a Teeny, Tiny MP3 Player That You Control by Biting Down
At first glance, Split might look like a pair of handy dandy wireless earphones, but they’re more than that. They’re actually self-contained MP3 players that you can control without a display or buttons. Greenwing Audio definitely succeeded in making the most compact music players I’ve ever seen.

Lego Watch System for Adults: Blockin’ and Clockin’

Lego Watch System for Adults: Blockin’ and Clockin’
LEGO toys aren’t just for kids so it makes sense that LEGO watches wouldn’t be just for kids either. The company has introduced a line of watches specifically for adults. The LEGO watch collection for men and women will be launched in November and be called the LEGO Watch System.

Glass R2-D2 Sculpture: Handle this Droid with Care

Glass R2-D2 Sculpture: Handle this Droid with Care
I always knew that C-3PO was easily broken. I mean he is all prissy and fidgety and worrying all of the time, but I never figured that R2 would be the more fragile of the pair.

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans

Smart Glasses Translate Japanese Text to Other Languages: for Manga & JRPG Fans
We’ve seen an iOS app that can translate text from one language to another in real-time. The engineers at Japanese telecommunications company NTT DoCoMo thought it would be easier for users if the translator was integrated into a pair of glasses.

Adafruit DIY LED Watch: Pixel O’clock

Adafruit DIY LED Watch: Pixel O’clock
Adafruit continues its wonderful marketing campaign with another fun and functional gadget that you can build using the company’s products. This time it’s a wristwatch that uses LEDs to display the time or point North or to a preset destination.
Advertisement

Deals in The Technabob Shop

Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation Click to DisableClick to Enable