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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Link Figma is Earthward

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Link Figma is Earthward
Save yourself from boredom while waiting for the next Legend of Zelda game (or remake) with the official Link Figma. This is an action figure of the Link that links all the other Links: the hero from The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.

Thunderbolt USB Hub Not as Fast as It Looks

Thunderbolt USB Hub Not as Fast as It Looks
The Thunderbolt connection interface can transfer data at up to twice as fast the speed of USB 3.0, but the latter is compatible with more devices and is also cheaper. What if we combined both worlds?
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Pocket TV Turns Anything With an HDMI Port Into a Computer: In Other Words, It’s Not a Pocket TV

Pocket TV Turns Anything With an HDMI Port Into a Computer: In Other Words, It’s Not a Pocket TV
Whoever invented LAN parties got things right, albeit at a smaller scale. There’s a good chance our future will be filled with keychain-sized computers like the Pocket TV, ready to be plugged into any display. Or we could skip that part altogether and perfect holograms already.

Iron Man Cufflinks Assemble Your Shirt Sleeves

Iron Man Cufflinks Assemble Your Shirt Sleeves
You were amazed at Iron Man’s transforming suitcase in Iron Man 2. You were surprised by his transforming… pod thing in The Avengers. Now, behold: Iron Man cufflinks. What’s that? No, they don’t transform. But I’ll let you in on a trade secret: neither did the suitcase and that pod thing!

MaKey MaKey Turns Everyday Objects Into Keypads: Me LiKey LiKey

MaKey MaKey Turns Everyday Objects Into Keypads: Me LiKey LiKey
Several days ago we saw Disney’s plan for turning everyday objects – including humans – into touch-sensitive interfaces. The MaKey MaKey is a lot simpler than that, but what it does is still very impressive. Any object that can conduct “at least a tiny bit of electricity” – fruits, Play-Doh, humans, water, etc.

Microsoft to Offer $99 Subsidized Xbox 360 with Kinect and Xbox Live Gold [Rumor]

Microsoft to Offer $99 Subsidized Xbox 360 with Kinect and Xbox Live Gold [Rumor]
When it was first released back in 2005, the Xbox 360 sold for $299-$399 (USD). But by next week, it could cost you as low as $99 to get one. There’s a catch of course, and I’m not just talking about the fact that this is a rumor: the $99 Xbox 360 actually costs $459.

Calculator 10 Only Wishes it Were an iPhone

Calculator 10 Only Wishes it Were an iPhone
The Calculator App is one of the most basic and essential programs that ships with the iPhone and most other smartphones out there. Given the fact that pretty much everybody has a smartphone these days, I don’t see much reason for a dedicated calculator anymore.

Kid Icarus: Uprising Includes Lamest Accessory in History of Game Consoles

Kid Icarus: Uprising Includes Lamest Accessory in History of Game Consoles
Nintendo has a long and storied history of offering lame accessories for its game consoles. The trend started back in the original Nintendo console days when he had R.O.B. – that robot that would pick up spinning gyroscopes in tune with the game, and never seemed to sync up and always seem to miss placing the gyroscopes correctly.

Iron Man Mini Speaker Powers Up Via USB, Not an Arc Reactor

Iron Man Mini Speaker Powers Up Via USB, Not an Arc Reactor
I’m going to start out by saying that I’m about 99.9% sure that this is not an official Iron Man product, so if anyone from Marvel is reading this, please don’t sue us. I just see stuff that looks cool and write about it.

Biohazard & Zombie Crime Scene Tape: A Raccoon City Staple

Biohazard & Zombie Crime Scene Tape: A Raccoon City Staple
Halloween’s still a number of months away, but evil corporations and the undead can strike anytime anyway, so we might as well stock up on these unique crime scene tapes. 

Napper Clock: Because We Really Are This Lazy

Napper Clock: Because We Really Are This Lazy
Aside from the usual functions of an alarm clock – telling the time, making you irritated first thing in the morning – the Napper has a one-press nap alarm mode. Just press any of the three nap buttons to set an alarm – the number on top indicates the duration of the countdown in minutes.

Avengers Cologne Set: Aromas, Assemble!

Avengers Cologne Set: Aromas, Assemble!
Just because comic book geeks love characters who wear underpants on the outside doesn’t mean they don’t know a thing about grooming or smelling great. Doesn’t mean they’re gullible to cash-ins either, but I’m sure JADS International, makers of the Avengers Cologne set, already did their research.

Sculpted Eers In-Ear Headphones Has You Mold Your Own Earbuds

Sculpted Eers In-Ear Headphones Has You Mold Your Own Earbuds
In-ear headphones provide great sounds and decent noise cancellation, but only if you can find a set that fits right. Some companies like Westone or Ultimate Ears offer custom fitting – they have specialists that make molds of your ear canal, which are then used to make ear buds that fit you perfectly.

Smart Cord Bluetooth Switched Outlet: Plug Stuff in and Shut It Down with Your Phone

Smart Cord Bluetooth Switched Outlet: Plug Stuff in and Shut It Down with Your Phone
…or tablet or PC or any other Bluetooth-enabled device that supports A2DP. Developed by ZMote, the Smart Cord is a 3-f00t long extension cord with an on-and-off switch that is activated via an app or audio file, both of which are free.

SpareOne Mobile Phone Lasts Up to 15 Years on 1 AA Battery: Will There Even Be AA Batteries 15 Years from Now?

SpareOne Mobile Phone Lasts Up to 15 Years on 1 AA Battery: Will There Even Be AA Batteries 15 Years from Now?
Xpal Power – the same company that sells the Energizer battery – have made a mobile phone that trumps John’s Phone in terms of simplicity. Called the SpareOne, it can sustain its charge for  up to 15 years on just a single AA battery.

Make Your Own Cardboard Hexapod Robot

Make Your Own Cardboard Hexapod Robot
If you’ve ever dreamed of building your own robot, why not take a shot at a cardboard hexapod? It will cost you less than $100(USD) for the parts. I did say cardboard after all. Mike Estee is in the process of building this one here, which is still in the early stages, but looks great.
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