The Dustbox R/C is an even more practical and lazy user-friendly invention than the remote-controlled PC casemod. You’ll probably be searching for trash to throw just so you can summon it with the included remote control.
Got a spare USB port on your PC, laptop or car? Plug in one of these rechargeable flashlights and always be prepared for darkness or impromptu pretend lightsaber battles. Alan Wake would kill to have one of these.
On numerous occasions, Steve Jobs stated he had no plans to release a smaller iPad, but now I have irrefutable proof that one with a 5-inch screen exists. Sure, it doesn’t actually function as an iOS devices, but at least you can check your makeup in it.
If you are looking for a new tablet that runs the Android operating system, and the thought of the Kindle Fire with its missing full Android Market access isn’t appealing, this might do the trick for you.
You’ve gotta hand it to schlock gadget merchants of China for their ability to completely laugh in the face of all intellectual property laws. Take, for example, this craptacular version of Angry Birds which you can now buy.
I think we can all agree the that Coby Electronics brand isn’t exactly known as the epitome of high-end technology. The brand is known for budget-focused devices that generally give up performance, features and build quality for a low price.
Most of today’s portable consumer computers are nothing but screen – tablets, smartphones, media players, etc. We also have monitors and HDTVs that have their own USB or HDMI ports. A Norweigan company called FXI Technologies is taking advantage of that and the projected rise of cloud computing by creating a pocket-size computer which has everything but a screen.
Designer Ben Light has made a brilliantly simple device that lets you pull off the book switch thing that we see in the movies. You’ll have to figure out how to move a whole bookshelf, but if all you need is a way to trigger an electronic device, the Secret Passageway Switch will do the trick.
Ever wished that the thumbsticks on your PS3 or Xbox 360 controllers were a tad taller or had more grip? Aside from taping a stick or duct taping your hands to your controllers, here are cheap ways that address those complaints, courtesy of KontrolFreek.
Do you miss looking at cassette tapes? Yes, I said looking. I don’t think anyone would miss their sound quality (or lack thereof). Unlike CDs or today’s intangible digital music, the look and form of cassette tapes are iconic not only because of their colorful labels but because you could write on the tape itself too.
We featured a line of cases for the iPhone 4 called iTattoo, but this odd customization deserves that name more, as tacky as it is. Made by Sirtified, the iTat creates a permanent etching into the back glass of the iPhone 4 (or 4S).
Are you preparing a Minecraft related costume for Halloween? You have a variety of options when it comes to props. You can get the official foam pickaxe from Mojang and ThinkGeek, or you can print one of your in-game tools or creations.
The Atari Flashback 3 is an officially licensed console with has 60 Atari 2600 games built-in. It’s a great gift for the old-school gamer who’s been nice. Or the young gamer who’s been naughty: “I got you a console!
If you can’t find – or afford – the official Super Mario Bros. Chuck Taylor shoes, here’s an equally sweet alternative courtesy of Etsy seller Felix Green aka InkheartKicks. Felix painted each pixel himself using acrylic paint, so not only are they beautiful, they’re waterproof as well.