Over the years, I have used a bunch of different iPhone models and Android devices. I like the Lightning connector for the iPhone because it’s easy to connect and you don’t have to worry about which way the connector goes in.
A drum trigger is a device that converts hits on an acoustic drum into electronic signals that activate digital sounds. You can use them to achieve a cleaner sound in live performances or use sound effects without resorting to electronic drums or synthesizers.
These cool Star Wars skateboards come from ÜberKreative, who definitely live up to their name. I’ve never even used a skateboard, but I want one. No, I want all of them just so I can display them.
These folks have just started production on these cool laser engraved skateboards and only launched them to the public a few weeks ago, and they look great.
Hearthstone would never work as a paper card game. But it looks really cute as LEGO, as shown by MOCer LEGOParadise and his scale model of the game’s Pandaria battlefield.
It’s not the most polished or complex LEGO build, but it’s packed with fun details.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) are testing robotic swans that can track water quality and upload collected data in real-time. The system is called NUSwan, a nod to the university but also short for New Smart Water Assessment Network.
The researchers chose to make the NUSwan robot resemble a bird to make it blend well with environments where bodies of water are subject to pollutants from both industrial and recreational activities.
Sad about Alderaan? Did your wookiee co-pilot fly you into some space worm’s mouth? No need to stress. Check out the Death Star Mood Light. The Death Star not only kills things, it also helps you relax with it’s soothing glow.
We’ve seen floppy drives and hard drives used to make music, but laurens.weyn’s Unconventional Instrument Orchestra can use “pretty much anything with steppers, or anything that makes noise on a signal pulse as percussion.” That includes hard drives, and floppy drives along with 3D printers, CNC machines and even doorbells.
While it’s fun to watch the hardware play, laurens.weyn
We have probably all wondered what it would be like to be a cat burglar and be able to pick locks. That is why lockpicking kits are pretty popular. But how do you learn to pick locks in the first place?
My daughter loves Minecraft; it’s the only game she plays. She prefers creative mode and has this gigantic barn built that houses all the horses, sheep, pigs, and wolves that she spawns. She particularly likes to spawn wolves and then train them so they can be dogs.
Bored with the lame designs on the cookies you’re about to stuff your face with? Then indulge yourself and your vanity by placing an order for customized cookies from Parker’s.
Parker’s Crazy Cookies is in the business of baking customized cookies with people’s faces on them.
Desperate times call for desperate measures. If your phone is running low on power and you’re stuck in an emergency situation where getting help from outside is vital, then you might want to consider stocking up on some Candle Chargers and some candles, of course.
With just some candles and water, the neat contraption designed by Team Flamestower will generate power so you can charge your smartphone and other mobile devices.
I’d bet those ugly trolls from that old Tom Cruise flick Legend don’t like getting wet in the rain any more than you or I. Surely they would need an umbrella of some sort. I’d assume wet troll smells worse than wet dog.
If you happen to know a troll or someone that likes magical unicorn stuff, here is the perfect umbrella.
The security dog training firm Tactical Detection K9 has an unorthodox and cute way to find all the thumb drives and microSD cards you’ve misplaced. The company recently started training dogs that can find storage devices by scent.
Speaking with IB Times, Tactical Detection K9 said it had scientists isolate “a common by-product” that is present in storage devices such as hard drives, SD cards and even iPads.
The rain came, and the bugs followed. If you find yourself spending the bulk of your evenings hunting for the elusive bug that just bit you on the kisser, then you might want to consider donning the Netsmen instead.
The Netsmen is basically a wearable mosquito net that covers you from top to bottom.