I’ll admit when I first saw this I looked around to see if it was some sort of prank for April Fools’ Day. However, it seems to be legit according to the reports out there. Why exactly does this seem to goo to be true?
These K-9 slippers may be the best slippers ever. They look just like the 4th Doctor’s famous robotic pet dog and all of the details are just right. They will keep your feet warm and toasty when in your TARDIS.
A lot of folks say that 2014 will be the year of wearables, as in wearable technology. We’ve had wearable devices such as watches and cameras for decades, but the past couple of years we’ve seen devices like Google Glass, Pebble, fitness trackers and more.
Robots can be awesome. They also can be creepy. This robot fits firmly into the latter category. While most robots have expressionless heads, this one has a face. But not just any face – this robot can have YOUR face on it.
LaCie rolled out a new wireless storage device aimed at iPad users that need to offload content without deleting it. The original LaCie Fuel had 1TB of storage inside. It has now doubled the capacity of that drive with a new 2TB version available.
Have you ever wondered if the zombie scourge one day came ambling across your lawn, just how prepared you would be to face it? The geeks at Estately have ranked each state on how well they believe the states will survive a zombie apocalypse.
If this clock looks familiar it’s because it’s a sculpture of Star Trek’s Deep Space Nine. It is called the “Starfleet Machine” and it is breathtaking. It was created by Swiss watch designer L’Epée, with microengineering from the lab MB&F.
Forget Frisbee. That is so last century. What you need in a flying disc is a starship. Like the U.S.S. Enterprise. That’s totally doable right? Hell yes. ThinkGeek has this Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Flying Disc that is totally aerodynamic despite the Enterprise body and those nacelles being attached to the saucer section.
Today is April 1st, and that means there will be lots of pranks floating around online today. This is one of the more irritating days to be a gadget writer, some of the pranks are obvious, but at times they can be subtle and you end up writing about something that is fake that you think is real.
Footwear hasn’t exactly been a hotbed for true technological innovation, but these shoes change that. Israeli startup B-Shoe Technologies has developed some new shoes that incorporate some really helpful features. Like, helping you to not fall.
When voters go to the polls in Ukraine, they will soon have their choice between a bunch of the usual lying politicians and… Darth Vader. Hey, at least he is honest about being a jerkwad. Yes, Darth Vader has officially announced his candidacy.
This April Fools’ Day, the elite leaders of Google Maps are looking for the very best, like no one ever was. They need your help to catch Pokémon scattered all over the world. The winner gets a chance to officially become Google’s Pokémon Master.
Nic Case loves his R/C cars. In fact, he just broke a world record for the fastest R/C car, which is aptly called the R/C Bullet. This one-tenth scale car has hit a top speed of over 188 mph, breaking Case’s own record of 171.97 mph.
ThinkGeek came prepared for April Fools’ Day this year, with a number of fake items that are silly but not too outrageous that they can’t ever exist. A cynic would say that they’re using the holiday to drive interest up in products that they already plan on making.