Looking for a hamper that fits your geek lifestyle? Look no further than the LaundryBoy hamper. It might actually make you want to pick your clothes up off the floor for once and put them where they belong.
The Nintendo Gameboy. One of the most iconic portable gaming systems in the history of video games. Its brick-sized form has occupied many a nerd for hours on end with it’s monochrome green-grey display and carnival like sounds.
Facepunch members Technicolour and Divran are working on making Yo Dawg video game moments possible in the popular Source-based sandbox “game” Garry’s Mod. The two coders have managed to make an emulator of the Intel 8080 8-bit microprocessor.
If you’re one of the millions of gamers who have fond memories with the Game Boy, then you’ll love Sergio Ingravalle’s book, Pixel Galaxy. It’s a tribute to Nintendo’s Hall of Famer handheld and to pixel graphics in general.
I only played one Pokémon game, and I didn’t even finish it, so I don’t know if somewhere in its lore there’s a justification as to why the trainers don’t go to school. But if they did, this is probably how their weeknights would be spent:
Neatoramanaut Dennis shared pics of Super Mario-themed shelves that he and his girlfriend Judith put together for their apartment. Actually Judith did almost everything. And Mama Mia, what a piece of woodwork:
The shelves and cloud are all made of wood, while the mushroom, Mario and Luigi figures were store bought; naturally, the princess is missing.
What is it about retro gaming laptop sleeves lately? I’m guessing there was some sort of memo floated around the DIY community, because suddenly laptops everywhere seem to be wrapped up old school style. I gotta get behind this Gameboy sleeve, though–if only because it takes a portable to hold a portable.
In this era of mobile and handheld gaming, it’s becoming harder to hide your in-class distractions. But no one ever suspects the calculator; a student clutching a phone is clearly messing around, but someone with a calculator?
Infectious is like Threadless for your gadgets – the designs are submitted by users, so you’re bound to find something that suits your tastes. Here are a bunch of retro laptop, iPod and iPhone skins currently available at Infectious:
The awesome cassette tape player skin is called Retro Stuff is Better, designed by Tony Aguero.
These handmade cases may look just like an old Nintendo Game Boy, but they’re actually designed to keep your Nintendo DS Lite or DSi safe and sound.
Each one is handmade out of felt by crafter Janis13.
Got one of those Texas Instruments graphing calculators? This nifty little program for TI-83+SE, TI-84+, and TI-84+SE calculators lets you play Nintendo Game Boy games instead of doing your math problems.
Written by Brendan Fletcher (aka “calc84maniac”), TI-Boy SE is a Game Boy emulator that runs on TI’s Z-80 based graphing calculators thanks to similarities between the CPUs of the two systems.
This jack of all trades media player not only cranks out the requisite music, videos and pictures, it’ll also play your favorite retro video games.
In addition to playing a wide variety of audio and video formats on its 320×240 LCD screen, the GAME-800 PMP has a software emulator on board that lets it play NES, Famicom, GameBoy, GameBoy Color and Sega Mega Drive games.