If there’s one thing I really love about TomTom’s GPS navigators is the fact that you can download and replace the stock voices with different ones if you’re sick of the default. So you can imagine the big grin on my face when I found out that TomTom and Lucasfilm have paired up to bring us voices from Star Wars characters.
This odd little gadget from Japan is perfect for placing subliminal messages in the background of epic rock albums. It’s also good for recreating disturbing and surreal scenes from Twin Peaks and The Shining.
Even though the product description over on Strapya World says “The things you can do with this machine have no limits!,”
Building on some of the same basic principles that eventually gave way to the cassette recorder, this kit lets you transcribe the sound of your voice into magnetic charges and play them back with a swipe of your hand.
The iPhone app store is loaded up with tens of thousands of apps ranging from video games, to GPS software to fart apps. But here’s an application that can actually change lives. Proloquo2Go is an amazing iPhone and iPod Touch app that helps people with speech impairments communicate wherever they go.
Hey there Mom! Does your husband always seem to forget that the floor of your house isn’t his clothes hamper? Do your kids always mistake Coke for milk? Is your uncle senile? The Jenda Voice Calendar can help!
We’ve already featured a talking translator before, but it looked intimidating and/or boring. Not the Trinvo. It’s a hip and handy talking translator equipped with the very original “navigational wheel.” Wherever you go, people will surely want to talk to you if only to ask what that gadget is that you’re holding.
This remote-controlled helicopter has the unique ability to be flown by voice command.
Japan’s Taiyo Toy makes these unusual toy helicopters that come with a voice control mode. Just speak into the included microphone, and you can direct the helicopter up and down, and turn the engines off and on.
Remember the BowLingual? Released in the early 2000’s, the device claimed that it could translate your dog’s barks into phrases and emotions that told you what your dog was thinking, or how it was feeling. Now the BowLingual has gotten a 2009 upgrade, which actually gives your dog a human voice.
Do you swear like a truck driver? Yeah, me too. Now you can clear any room by dropping the old F-Bomb, literally.
Just toss this plush softball-sized cartoon “bomb” into any room and as soon as it hits the floor, it’ll shout out your favorite four-letter word.
Are you a lonely geek who thinks your only companion is your computer? Is your closest friend merely a text link on twitter? That’s okay. Because now, your mouse can now provide you with daily affirmation that you are truly loved.
With the new Clone Wars animated film hitting theaters next week, why not show up to the premiere in style? This new helmet not only makes you look like a Clone Trooper, it lets you sound like one too.
Can’t get enough of the sound of your own voice? This desktop bird plugs into your PC and parrots back what it hears.
The electronic parrot offers up an array of random phrases, plucked from the words it overhears, all the while gesticulating its mechanical wings.