How do you compete with a giant like Apple’s iPad? Well, if you are Samsung, you form a strategic alliance with the coffee company Illy. As a part of the deal Illy coffee shops will put Samsung’s latest tablets on display.
I’m not sure what you call a bobble head that doesn’t bobble, but that is what these LEGO figures are. They were created by a LEGO master using the Force named Jose Carlos Fernandez. He is also known as LEGO-man-at-arms and Wolf-at-Arms, so clearly he can’t make up his mind.
It’s annoying when you have to measure something and can’t find a long-enough rule or measuring tape in sight. For example, I was buying shoes online recently and wanted to check their sizing versus the current size I wear.
You don’t have to decorate the entire nursery in geek themes you know. Just a few touches here and there should be enough. In fact an adorable and nerdy mobile is all you need. It is a great way to teach your children about the characters you geek out over.
A new online service called Greeting Games lets you attach a mini-game to a digital greeting card. The hilarious thing about the service? The recipient has to beat the game before he can read your message.
So. Neal recently had a birthday. I don’t know Neal, but clearly he is a lucky guy. He had a very happy birthday thanks to this amazing cake his wife got for him. It has a delicious and deadly Death Star, but that’s not all.
We first heard about Avegant’s Glyph retinal display a few months ago, which uses tiny mirrors and optics to reflect images directly to the user’s eyes instead of using conventional displays. Now in beta, the Glyph has a new trick: a headphone mode.
One of my favorite video game franchises is Fallout. If you are a fan of the game, you will appreciate the latest product from Bethesda Softworks called Vault 101 Sneakers. They are also known as Vault-Tec Item 72778011-101.
The Doctor Who merchandising machine has really kicked into high gear of late. It seems like every time we turn around there is something new carrying the Doctor Who brand. This time out, there is a new trivia game for fans of the series to compete against each other with.
This awesome shirt comes from Asheville, North Carolina illustrator and graphic designer Ian Leino. It is called “Argyle Fighters,” and is basically a classy Star Wars shirt design that features a TIE fighter argyle pattern.
If you find most styluses in the market too big for your pocket, bag, or wallet, then you might want to look into Elektra Nails. It’s the most compact stylus we’ve seen yet – and a wearable one, at that.
We’ve seen people use the Oculus Rift to simulate beheadings. BeAnotherLab used the virtual reality headset for something less morbid but no less interesting. The organization’s The Machine to be Another was an “artistic investigation” in which the Rift was used to give participants first person views from actual people.
A small robotics company called UFactory is working on the uArm, a small version of the industrial robot arms we often see tirelessly moving about in modern manufacturing assembly lines. The uArm is about the size of a desk lamp and is controlled through an Arduino-compatible board.
Cupcakes are a dime a dozen these days. Bakers are becoming more creative with the sweet treats they’re baking, drawing inspiration from various video game, TV, and movie franchises, like Doctor Who and Harry Potter, to name a few.