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Belkin Skorpion Charges Your Phone’s Batteries, Hunts Down Malware Too

Belkin Skorpion Charges Your Phone’s Batteries, Hunts Down Malware Too
If you think that viruses and malware only affect PCs or laptops, then think again. A lot of them are already making the rounds on mobile devices, such as your smartphones and tablets. The unfortunate thing is that most people don’t think about getting an anti-virus app for their device because they never even considered the idea and danger of mobile malware in the first place.

Bonzart Ampel Dual-Lens Tilt-Shift Camera Review: Retrolicious

Bonzart Ampel Dual-Lens Tilt-Shift Camera Review: Retrolicious
If you like the look of tilt-shift and low-fidelity images, you should probably have a camera that looks the part. I’ve been playing around with one particular camera that fits both bills – creative lo-fi images and retro style. The Bonzart Ampel Dual Lens camera is an unusual little camera that looks like an old-school twin-lens reflex camera, but in this case, each lens is being used to feed a five-megapixel digital image sensor.
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NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing

NTT Docomo Wearable Interactive Projector Concepts: Seeing is Computing
Over the years we’ve seen a variety of concepts for portable augmented reality devices, but it seems as if Google Glass opened the floodgates for AR devices that are worn like eyeglasses. Case in point, the Japanese telecommunications company NTT Docomo, which recently showed off not one but four ideas for glasses with an AR interface.

Triggertrap Redsnap Modular Camera Trigger: If It Can Sense It, You Can Shoot It

Triggertrap Redsnap Modular Camera Trigger: If It Can Sense It, You Can Shoot It
A couple of years ago Triggertrap released its namesake device, an electronic camera trigger that activates your camera based on a variety of inputs. Recently the company launched a Kickstarter for an improved camera trigger, which they’re calling Redsnap.

Gallery of Superhero Squirrels is Just Super

Gallery of Superhero Squirrels is Just Super
Squirrels might be tiny, but they can be huge pests sometimes. However, for people who don’t live in countries where they’re commonly spotted, they’re among the most adorable mammals ever. Although they can be destructive sometimes, they’re also heroes in their own little way.

Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Collector’s Edition Has a Tiny Musical Chest: Ta Da Da Da!

Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Collector’s Edition Has a Tiny Musical Chest: Ta Da Da Da!
You can buy an unofficial life-sized replica of the treasure chests from The Legend of Zelda. It turns out there’s also an official replica of said treasure chest, except it fits in the palm of your hand.

Anki Drive: Artificial Intelligence Brings Video Game Racing to the Real World

Anki Drive: Artificial Intelligence Brings Video Game Racing to the Real World
Have you ever wanted to race some RC cars, but just ended up crying because no one was there to play against you? Anki Drive, a new toy (and technological marvel) coming out on October 23rd, 2013, is going to change everything.

Wake up Energized with a Zelda Life Bar on Your Headboard

Wake up Energized with a Zelda Life Bar on Your Headboard
By the time you go to bed at night, you’re pretty worn down from the day’s events. Your life bar must be close to zero. Some sleep will help and that life bar will be full in the morning.

Star Wars Episode IV – VI Character Poster: A Long, Long List

Star Wars Episode IV – VI Character Poster: A Long, Long List
One of the fascinating things about modern epics like, The Lord of the Rings, Naruto or Star Wars is the quantity and diversity of their characters. Illustrator Max Dalton shows us the many faces that appeared in the original Star Wars trilogy with his limited edition poster, simply titled Episode IV – VI:

Japan Has a Luxurious Train with Cabins That Cost $11,500+

Japan Has a Luxurious Train with Cabins That Cost $11,500+
If you find yourself in Japan sometime, you might want to check out the Seven Stars train. It will spoil you from other trains, bullet or otherwise, because this train is elegant style on the outside with a creamy luxury inside.

Russians Pull Gigantic Half-Ton Meteorite Fragment from Lake

Russians Pull Gigantic Half-Ton Meteorite Fragment from Lake
If you follow the sometimes strange happenings to do with space and science in general, you probably remember back on February 15th of this year when a massive meteorite entered the atmosphere over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk injuring hundreds of people when shock waves created by the meteorite blew windows out of buildings.

Review: Wicked Lasers EVO and Arctic Spyder III Lasers

Review: Wicked Lasers EVO and Arctic Spyder III Lasers
The guys at Wicked Lasers recently sent me a couple of their top-of-the-line lasers to test out, including the recently announced programmable EVO laser and the insanely powerful Arctic Spyder III.

Stink Yourself Slim Grosses You out So You’ll Lose Weight

Stink Yourself Slim Grosses You out So You’ll Lose Weight
It’s easy to gain weight, but it’s exponentially harder to lose it. As you probably already know by now, crash diets won’t work. What does work is cleaning up your diet and adding more exercise into your lifestyle.

Darth Vader and Boba Fett Character Curtains: The Dark Side of Your Windows

Darth Vader and Boba Fett Character Curtains: The Dark Side of Your Windows
Now that you have seen these cool Darth Vader and Boba Fett character curtains, it will be curtains… for your old curtains. Does that make sense? These unusual curtains are designed for kids and geeks who are sick of looking at boring window treatments in their room.

Scale FPS Lets You Change Sizes of Objects: Honey, I Shrunk or Blew up the Things!

Scale FPS Lets You Change Sizes of Objects: Honey, I Shrunk or Blew up the Things!
First-person shooters have come a long way from simple shooting and jumping. And shooting. While conventional shooters are still popular, in recent years we’ve seen first-person shooter games with different kinds of shooting. There are games that let you shoot portals, a game that lets you shoot pictures and even a game that lets you shoot clones of yourself.

Radio Cube 3: Go Home, Rubik, You’re Drunk.

Radio Cube 3: Go Home, Rubik, You’re Drunk.
I know there are people out there who can solve a Rubik’s Cube in seconds, but I’m not one of them. I eventually could work my way through the puzzle, but it takes me 10 or 15 minutes on a good day.
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