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Tag: Fan

USB Necktie Cools Hot Heads

USB Necktie Cools Hot Heads
It’s a necktie. No, it’s a fan. No, it’s a necktie. No, it’s a fan AND a necktie in one! Yep, leave it to the gadget wizards at Japan’s Thanko to come up with this bright idea.

Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan

Super Mario Brothers Number One Fan
You better act quick if you want this great piece of Nintendo nostalgia for your house. It’s a Super Mario Brothers ceiling fan, circa 1988, that I found over on eBay. I know Nintendo merchandised the hell out of this franchise, but a Super Mario ceiling fan?

USB Desk Fan Really Blows

USB Desk Fan Really Blows
Here’s a cool way to keep cool at your desk. These retro USB fans from Willstyle look like some sort of cage fan from an old computer, but they’re all new. They have a substantial ball-bearing fan motor, and can really crank out some wind.

Nyko Wii Party Station: Party on Nintendo!

Nyko Wii Party Station: Party on Nintendo!
On a day that was loaded with announcements of fun and interesting new Wii accessories like the Wii Zapper and the Wii Fit Balance Board, comes the most unusual add-on I’ve seen in a while, NYKO’s Wii Party Station.

The Real Puffy Shirt

The Real Puffy Shirt
Here’s a fun one that must have slipped past my radar screen when it hit the circuit last year. This USB-powered clothing is designed to keep you cool on those warm Summer days. As long as you don’t mind looking like a complete fool, the air conditioned shirt plugs into your computer and blows air onto your sweaty body, keeping you cool all day long.

Xbox 360 Fan Adds More Outputs Than You’ll Ever Need

Xbox 360 Fan Adds More Outputs Than You’ll Ever Need
This new fan attachment for the back of the Xbox 360 gives you much more than just supplemental cooling. It actually adds a variety of direct-access connectors to the back of the console, eliminating the need for special adapter cables.

Fan Displays Moving Images on Spinning Leds

Fan Displays Moving Images on Spinning Leds
ThinkGeek is at it again. This time they’re offering up a fan which can load up animated GIF files from your computer and display them in full color on the blades of the fan. Inspired by those light-up LED spinner rims that might have turned up on Pimp My Ride, The LED Art Fan hooks up to your computer via a serial connection, and lets you download up to 128 frames of art into its internal memory.

Pocket Hero Fans Help You Keep Your Cool

Pocket Hero Fans Help You Keep Your Cool
Although these little devices might look a little like those Mimobot memory sticks, they’re actually compact fans that you can pop in your pocket. Hero Handy Fans run on two AAA batteries, and feature a soft plastic fan blade that’s guaranteed not to chop off any appendages.

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special

Wii Crystal Cooler Stand: Today’s Blue Light Special
Most gamers in the know will tell you that the Nintendo Wii doesn’t really require any supplemental cooling. But this cooling stand not only reduces the temperature of your Wii, it makes it LOOK cooler. Imported by Hong Kong’s Brando, the Wii Crystal Cooler is a special stand that not only adds a high velocity fan to the underside of your console, it adds extra-bright blue LED illumination around the base of the system, giving it an otherworldly glow.

PS3 Intercooler Revealed: Why?

PS3 Intercooler Revealed: Why?
Nyko revealed their new cooling system for the Sony PlayStation 3 console this week, and all I can say is: does anyone really need this? The $25 Intercooler for PlayStation 3 features a whopping FIVE additional fans, and wraps around the back, bottom and side of your PS3, making the mammoth console just that much larger, and ruining the console’s virtually silent operation.

Cooler King Cools Off Xbox 360 and Much More

Cooler King Cools Off Xbox 360 and Much More
This nifty add-on for the Xbox 360 combines additional cooling like Nyko’s Intercooler, but also adds some other nice bells and whistles to the back of the console. The Gamexpert Cooler King adds direct-connect video outputs to the back of your Xbox 360, including VGA, component, S-video and composite, as well a digital optical output for surround sound.

USB Cools Hot Buns

USB Cools Hot Buns
I couldn’t make this stuff up. Japanese gadget importer Audiocubes is selling this device which, when connected to your USB port, and placed under your rear end, cools off your seat. The Thanko USB Cool Cushion uses a USB powered fan to suck cool air in and pushes it out through small holes in the cushion and cool off your derriere.

Will Prey Kill Your Xbox 360?

Will Prey Kill Your Xbox 360?
Since buying my Xbox 360 console back on launch day in November 2005, I’ve been one of the fortunate 360 owners to never have a problem with overheating, disc scratches or freezes. My console is in a wide-open, well-ventilated area and had always behaved well.