X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


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

Page 2 of 13

Archive for October 2014

Fangamer EarthBound Fan Bundle: This Merch Stinks

Fangamer EarthBound Fan Bundle: This Merch Stinks
… and if you didn’t get that reference, this is probably not for you. Video game merchandise store Fangamer is raising funds on Kickstarter for You Are Now EarthBound, a collection of artworks made by and for EarthBound fans.

Mario Kart 8 to Get an Excitebike Track

Mario Kart 8 to Get an Excitebike Track
You know I haven’t played a Nintendo game since the original Wii was around. I just found the games to be lacking. However, this news has me actually considering buying a Wii U. Basically Nintendo has an Excitebike track in an upcoming Mario Kart 8 DLC pack.
Advertisement

Jack-o-‘lantern with Arduino-powered Eyes: Open Scares

Jack-o-‘lantern with Arduino-powered Eyes: Open Scares
Looking for a geeky twist for your Halloween decorations? Michal Janyst is onto something. He used two 8×8 LED modules and an Arduino Nano to give his jack-o’-lantern a pair of animated eyes. Here’s Michal’s crazy-eyed pumpkin: Ride a broom to Michal’s blog for the parts list, schematics and links to the software and code you need to emulate his hack.

Marvel Outs Movie Plans for 2016 to 2019

Marvel Outs Movie Plans for 2016 to 2019
We all know that Marvel flicks are making enough money at the box office that they will keep coming like the Hulk on a caffeine bender. Marvel has now unveiled its plans for movies for the next several years and fans will be very excited.

Building Block Coasters: LEGO My Drink

Building Block Coasters: LEGO My Drink
I think we all know coasters are annoying. It really doesn’t matter how close to your drink the coaster is, we still don’t want to use them. If you have a pack of geeks that frequent your home, you might want to stock up on these Building Brick Coaster Sets, that I think might actually get used.

Virtual Pong Played with a Light Orb

Virtual Pong Played with a Light Orb
Remember the old days when you played Atari’s Pong console? That was all that the console played, and we loved hitting that square shaped ball back and forth. We just didn’t know any better. It seems so slow now.

LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box: Brick-a-Brick

LEGO Minecraft Crafting Box: Brick-a-Brick
LEGO building sets based on the popular game Minecraft are nothing new. We have seen Minecraft themed sets come from LEGO in the past, including some sets sized for your minifigs. LEGO has now unveiled a new Minecraft set that is simply called the Crafting Box.

Steampunk Rally: Build Insane And Violent Race Tanks

Steampunk Rally: Build Insane And Violent Race Tanks
In Steampunk Rally‘s version of history, Nikola Tesla was a vengeful lunatic hell-bent on defeating his rivals with a terrifying machine in a race across the Alps. It wasn’t just fast, it was also equipped with things like a death ray (of course) and an earthquake transducer.

ChronodeVFD Steampunk Watch: Time is a Flat Tube

ChronodeVFD Steampunk Watch: Time is a Flat Tube
J. M. De Cristofaro aka Johngineer must be having a great week. He recently shared his custom made wristwatch, the ChronodeVFD, and its simple yet eye-catching design has earned the approval of the Internet, including no less than the cyberpunk lord William Gibson.

Space Odyssey Plush Shuttle Slippers: Ground Control to Major Tootsies

Space Odyssey Plush Shuttle Slippers: Ground Control to Major Tootsies
NASA’s Space Shuttle program may be over, but a space odyssey is just beginning for your feet. These cool Plush Shuttle Slippers turn your feet into space ships.

Civilization Beyond Earth Worker LEGO Set is Ready to Colonize Your Toy Collection

Civilization Beyond Earth Worker LEGO Set is Ready to Colonize Your Toy Collection
Firaxis Games is the developer behind Sid Meier’s Civilization III up to its most recent release, Civilization Beyond Earth. For the latter’s launch party, the studio asked employee Andy Clarke to create LEGO replicas of the game’s Worker unit.

Less.Mail: Would You Trust AI to Answer Your Emails?

Less.Mail: Would You Trust AI to Answer Your Emails?
From time to time, I get some emails that I really, really care about. For example, people who want to donate to the ballet company that I direct or people who want to lend me a Bentley for a week.

GameBoy Pokemon Mug: Cup of Charmander

GameBoy Pokemon Mug: Cup of Charmander
This ceramic mug combines video game nostalgia with your morning coffee. It looks a Game Boy playing Pokémon. Sorry, not a Game Boy – it’s a Nintendo Café Boy, since it delivers caffeine.

3D-Printed T-Rex Showerhead: Dinoshower

3D-Printed T-Rex Showerhead: Dinoshower
3D printing has delivered some really cool new things. Toys, prosthetic limbs, all kinds of stuff, but nothing as awesome as this T-Rex showerhead. In the shower no one can hear you scream as you clean.

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake

Headless Ghost HDMI Display Emulator Spooks GPUs Awake
Despite its creepy name, Dev Joshi’s invention isn’t a Halloween prop. The Headless Ghost is a niche peripheral that tricks a computer into thinking that a display is plugged into it. It’s for people who remotely connect into headless machines, i.e.

Rosetta Probe Finds Comet Smells Like Cat Pee and Rotten Eggs

Rosetta Probe Finds Comet Smells Like Cat Pee and Rotten Eggs
The Rosetta probe launched by the ESA spent hundreds of days sleeping and zipping through space to reach its comet destination known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Among the instruments on the probe are some spectrometers that have been working hard to figure out what sort of molecules are wafting off the comet into space.
Advertisement

Deals in The Technabob Shop

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