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Commodore 64 Vs. the iPhone 3gs: Guess Who Won?

Commodore 64 Vs. the iPhone 3gs: Guess Who Won?
After the arguably unnecessary rejection of the Commodore 64 emulator for the iPhone, Technologizer‘s Harry McCracken – whose last name would be much cooler if it ended with an exclamation point: McCracken! (and started with Zak) – decided to pit the iconic Commodore 64 with the future Hall of Famer, the iPhone 3GS, just for the heck of it.

Microsoft: It Pays to Use Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft: It Pays to Use Internet Explorer 8
This is how things are in the browser world: Opera never recovered from its commercial days, Safari is… okay I guess, Firefox is customizable, Chrome is speedy, and Internet Explorer is owned by a powerful company with lots of money.
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Puffy Stereo Backpack: Take the Spirit of 1998 With You

Puffy Stereo Backpack: Take the Spirit of 1998 With You
Fydelity’s Stay-Puff Stereo Backpack is just begging to bust out some Beastie Boys or Q Tip. Equipped with a 3000 milliwatt amplifier, the backpack’s built-in speakers can play music for up to 8 hours on 4 AA batteries.

Portable Pizza Oven Lets You Cook-a Nice-a Pizz-a Pie in a Moving Car

Portable Pizza Oven Lets You Cook-a Nice-a Pizz-a Pie in a Moving Car
How many times have you said to yourself: “I really, really wish I could cook a pizza while driving.” Well have I got something for you. The Porta-Pizza oven could be just what the doctor ordered.

Pac-Man on Twitter

Pac-Man on Twitter
What would happen if Pac-Man was on twitter? A whole lot of trouble, that’s what. I laughed my ass off when I saw this hysterical illustration by Scott Hampson. Scott, will you please make T-shirts out of these?

Pink Gundam: Cute or Stupid?

Pink Gundam: Cute or Stupid?
Here we go again. Pink Gundam with garish embellishments: cute or stupid? Does the existence of this no doubt unofficial model embarrass Giant Gundam? Or is it what the statue is looking for, the reason for his incessant head movements?

Homemade Video Game Weapons: Keepin’ It Real Geeky

Homemade Video Game Weapons: Keepin’ It Real Geeky
I love the new Gamespy. Who else loves the new Gamespy! Before they were just another video game site, with previews, reviews, and tons of ads, except that they had Flintlocke. But now they have so much more to offer.

Star Trek Cakes Might Not Help You Live Long

Star Trek Cakes Might Not Help You Live Long
Neatorama recently posted a bunch of Star Trek cakes, which I assume would be the perfect food for your Star Trek marathons. They’re also unhealthy, but who cares right? All for the sake of awesome. Here’s one of them, a cute and miniature bridge scene on top of an otherwise ordinary base made by reality TV show “Ace of Cakes”: Here’s another one, a fairly large replica of the Enterprise made by European Cake Gallery.

Super Mario’S Brothers and Clones: 45 Takes on Mario (and Luigi)

Super Mario’S Brothers and Clones: 45 Takes on Mario (and Luigi)
The Design Inspiration cobbled together 45 artworks depicting the ever-popular Mario and his brother Luigi. All of them are pretty fun to look at: Some of them took the pair back to their earlier looks, others channeled cartoons, while some, like Anthony Jones, decided to go with a more mature style.

The Outlet Wall Does Away With Need for Those Pesky Power Strips

The Outlet Wall Does Away With Need for Those Pesky Power Strips
If you look at the outlet strips behind my home theater setup, you’d understand why I think this idea is so cool. The Outlet Wall is obviously a bit of creative Photoshop work, but I think the concept is fun.

The Pimptendo has Got Everything Under Control

The Pimptendo has Got Everything Under Control
I’ve seen a lot of console mods in my time. I’ve seen really horrible systems destroyed with ink pens and low quality paint, and I’ve seen consoles turned into art. What I’ve never seen is a console affixed with feathers.

Trouble With Tribbles? Well These Certainly Won’T Help [Star Trek]

Trouble With Tribbles? Well These Certainly Won’T Help [Star Trek]
Sure, you may have loved J.J. Abrams updated take on Star Trek, but it just didn’t have enough tribbles for my taste. Thankfully, there’s a solution for the recent tribble shortage. Now you can be the proud owner of your own roomful of the little purring furrballs.

Screw Hi-Def: Student Builds 64 Rgb-LED Color Tv

Screw Hi-Def: Student Builds 64 Rgb-LED Color Tv
23-year old Edo Kriegsmann is not swayed by fads. Okay I don’t actually know that, but it seems that that is the case, as he is defying the HD trend and all that it entails –  billion to one contrast ratios, screens with the surface area of small towns  and of course stroke-inducing price tags – with his color TV that has – get this – 64 RGB-LED pixels.

Future Wii Video Games Will be Able to Play on Their Own

Future Wii Video Games Will be Able to Play on Their Own
In an interview with USA Today, Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that the upcoming New Super Mario Bros. video game on the Wii will have an optional feature, tentatively called “Demo Play.” I could describe Demo Play using a single word, but instead I’ll let Miyamoto-sama explain: “In New Super Mario Bros.

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures

Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator Camera by Lomography Helps You Take Puke-Inducing Pictures
Lomography’s new Diana Multi-Pinhole Operator allows users to use up to 3 pinholes in one shot. The pinholes create a ripple, cross-eyed effect that only worsens becomes crazier once you add the color filters to the mix.

One Giant Leap for Robotkind: Robot Successfully Opens Doors, Plugs Own Power Cord

One Giant Leap for Robotkind: Robot Successfully Opens Doors, Plugs Own Power Cord
Yes, whereas Neil Armstrong had to walk on the moon to get to say his famous quote, this robot only had to open doors and plug power cords and voila – Robot Armstrong. How unfair is that.
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