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Archive for February 2014

Dash Wireless Headphones, Music Player, Headset & Fitness Tracker: Smart ‘phones

Dash Wireless Headphones, Music Player, Headset & Fitness Tracker: Smart ‘phones
Wearable technology is still at a very early stage, but we’re seeing more refined and truly useful examples every so often. Bragi’s Dash is the latest example. Calling this tiny pair of devices “headphones” is as fair as calling the iPhone a “phone.”

Star Wars 30-foot Cross Stitch: The Coruscant Tapestry

Star Wars 30-foot Cross Stitch: The Coruscant Tapestry
Last year we saw a 24-foot long print that depicts the history of Doctor Who, which was inspired by the mysterious Bayeux Tapestry. The talented pop artist Aled Lewis was also inspired by the relic to make an illustrated history, this time of Star Wars.

This Victorian House Has a Spaceship in the Attic

This Victorian House Has a Spaceship in the Attic
If you are in the market for a new home, you might as well buy one that’s a little different from the rest – perhaps one that has a spaceship in the attic.

‘Confide’ App Lets You Send Messages That Self-Distruct

‘Confide’ App Lets You Send Messages That Self-Distruct
Need to tell someone something but can’t risk having the message saved or shown to anyone else? Then send it using Confide. It’s the latest in a string of apps that makes privacy and confidentiality its priority.

Super Mario Bros. Doorbell: Did Someone Call a Plumber?

Super Mario Bros. Doorbell: Did Someone Call a Plumber?
If you want to announce your love of Super Mario Bros. to your guests before they even enter your home, you need this doorbell. YouTube user Joe Tsai designed this Mario themed doorbell that chimes with the sound of coin collecting from the game.

Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Locks out Anyone Not from Canada

Molson Canadian Beer Fridge Locks out Anyone Not from Canada
Beer is one of the most popular adult beverages in the world. We might not all like our beer the same temperature, but few things make us happier than free beer. One Canadian beer company has set off with an interesting campaign that might make Canadians the most popular people on the block.

Sinister Adjustable Gamepad for PC: G.A.M.E.P.A.D.

Sinister Adjustable Gamepad for PC: G.A.M.E.P.A.D.
A company called Tivitas is working on the gamepad equivalent of Mad Catz’ R.A.T. mice, and then some. It’s called the Sinister, a glove-shaped gamepad that’s adjustable in different aspects. It also has a haptic feedback technology that’s supposedly more nuanced compared to the rumble motors used in most gamepads.

Darth Vader Made from Old Gadgets

Darth Vader Made from Old Gadgets
Check out this mixed media Darth Vader, made from all kinds of electronics and gadgets. It looks just like the real Vader – if he were made from circuit boards, PlayStation controllers, Game Boys iPods and mice.

Amazing Custom Guitars: String Art

Amazing Custom Guitars: String Art
If you are looking for some of the coolest guitars ever, look no further than Jamie Ghio Sanches and Mike Braunewell. Togther, the Gibraltar-based artists make some of the sweetest guitars you will ever see. This duo has backgrounds in music and car modding, so it is a great match.

Goat Simulator Game Actually Being Released: Reverse Flappy Bird

Goat Simulator Game Actually Being Released: Reverse Flappy Bird
Last weekend, game developer Don Nguyen removed his hit free mobile game Flappy Bird from Apple’s and Google’s app stores. He said he felt guilty that he created an addiction. Meanwhile, last week Coffee Stain Studios – developer of the tower defense hybrid Sanctum – released a video of an unfinished game that it made for fun.

Slim PS Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle Heads to the US

Slim PS Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle Heads to the US
It has been about two years since the original PS Vita launched. Not too long ago, Sony released a slimmer version of the handheld in Japan and a few other countries. Sony has announced that that new slim PS Vita will be coming to the US in a bundle set to land this spring.

Power Tap Wall Charger: Let the Power Flow

Power Tap Wall Charger: Let the Power Flow
The Power Tap isn’t something you need, but if you’re up for having a charger that’s actually fun, then you might want to look into it. As the name implies, the wall charger comes in the shape of a tap. 

FitBark Lets You Track Your Pooch’s Daisy Activities

FitBark Lets You Track Your Pooch’s Daisy Activities
Fitness trackers are incredibly popular these days. One of these is Fitbit, which tracks  your daily activity, the number of calories you’ve burned, your sleep, and so on and so forth. And then there’s FitBark – an activity tracker for your dog.

Sweethearts Piñata Cake Is the Sweetest

Sweethearts Piñata Cake Is the Sweetest
Valentines day is upon us. It is time to once again prove your love by buying sweets and flowers. Why not put those sweets directly into a cake and make your valentine fall into a sugar induced coma?

Study Claims the Avatar You Use for Gaming May Affect Your Real World Behavior

Study Claims the Avatar You Use for Gaming May Affect Your Real World Behavior
A very strange new study has been published by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that tries to link the behavior of gamers in the real world to the avatars they use on gaming services.

Batman Teams up with Black Milk Clothing to Fight Fashion Crime

Batman Teams up with Black Milk Clothing to Fight Fashion Crime
Black Milk Clothing’s latest geeky collection features the Dark Knight and his enemies. You’ll see Bats, Joker, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn draped all over a variety of clothing. No Black Mask on Black Milk? I guess he’s not popular enough.

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