Remember how a little while back, Nike finally released its Back to the Future-inspired Nike MAG sneakers. Sure, it was for a good cause, but you’re probably not wearing a pair unless you had had a few thousand dollars to spare.
If you’ve ever wondered how much faster your Xbox 360 might play if the games weren’t loaded from its relatively pokey DVD drive, and instead loaded directly from a speedy hard drive, you’re about to find out.
While a version of iOS 5 is available for other iOS devices aside from the iPhone 4S, only Apple’s latest phone can run Siri, the much-hyped virtual assistant. Officially, that is. A trio of developers have conclusively proved that older hardware can handle Siri, in this case the iPhone 3GS.
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.
If you are shopping for a new weapon that will behead undead Zombies and immortals alike, there can be only one DIY project for you and this is it. The aptly named Louisville Decapitron will make short work of necks so that heads roll cleanly off of gently falling bodies.
Owners of the iPhone 4S have their own virtual assistant in the form of the helpful and mostly respectful Siri. But if Corey Thomas gets his way, all PC users can have their own voice-activated virtual assistant too.
If you are an iPhone 4 user and the only thing from the new iPhone 4S you are sad to be missing is Siri, check this out. A pair of hackers claims to have made a fully functional port of Siri to the iPhone 4S.
I never thought I would live in a time where real life Superheros actually roam our streets, fighting crime. Well, they do and I do. And it’s nice to see that people are creating some useful gadgets for them to use while fighting crime.
I can’t solve a Rubik’s Cube to save my life. Robots don’t have that problem. There are smart humans out there that can solve it fast though. The current official human record for a Rubik’s cube 3×3 puzzle is just 5.66 seconds.
Are you worried about the fact that your bank doesn’t allow you to handle your transactions by using gestures? (Well, there’s the one fingered gesture that we would all sometimes like to flip all of our banks.)
This is not good news if you are an HTC Android smartphone owner you need to pay attention. Apparently, a giant security flaw has surfaced that is common to all the Android devices HTC makes. The issue that allows for the exploit is something to do with a custom file HTC uses in Android.
What is it with floppy disks and the Imperial March? I’m sure many of you have seen this video of a floppy disk and a floppy drive playing Darth Vader’s theme. And if there are two of them on YouTube, there must be more out there.
Mario Lukas apparently likes to read his memos on toilet paper, since he created this printer that uses toilet paper rolls instead of traditional A4 sheets. Lukas created this TP printer as an entry in a hardware hacking contest called “Mach flott den Schrott” that was being held by German technology magazine c’t.
With Apple slowly integrating touch-friendly icons and other functionality to their desktop operating system, I think it’s only a matter of time before we see touchscreen iMacs. But it looks like one man just beat them to it.