Computing

Thanko Very Much: USB Heated Mousepad

What better way to warm that right hand up? Plug in this cute, blue fish from Thanko and let ‘er rip. Just keep your hand inside while you use the mouse and you’ll be hotter than Sarah Palin. Of course, there’s a good chance you’ll get skin cancer or a weird rash from it but who’s counting? $22 and the ...

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Deep-dish Pizza Vending Machine

I’m always rambling on about a Rock N’ Roll Pizzeria but that doesn’t have shit on a vending machine that will serve you piping-hot fresh pizza. Did I say fresh? OK so that was a total lie but it’s still portable pizza. Unfortunately, the pizza is Tombstone brand which usually tends to fail my personal taste test. And by taste ...

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iCage, The Bike Lock For Your iPod

Master Lock claims that 4-percent of all robberies are due to iPod thefts, so why not slap a bike lock on it? You just spent your entire month’s allowance on that brand new iPod Touch. Now, you’re looking for a lock so you can hang it up on any street post to force the general public into listening to whatever ...

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You Want The Toaster Strudel or SMB 3?

It seems like the cool thing to do nowadays is mod a Nintendo Entertainment System into another object. Whether it’s a coffee table or a lunchbox, the NES has gone down as one of the most modded systems in history. This time around, some motherfucker put it in a toaster. Yeah, a toaster. Pop in your Pillsbury Toaster Strudel and ...

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Tikitag: Personal Tagging

This isn’t the first idea of real-life geotagging but a new system called Tikitag certainly looks to be the most successful. Think of it as a personal RFID system with a receiver and some sticky tags. These are fully programmable in the sense that you can associate any URL with the RFID tag. Throw it on a pack of condoms ...

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New York Gets Enhanced 911 Service

Technology helps prevent crime. That’s a no-brainer. London’s use of CCTV has turned the city into a near police state and GPS has led to more arrests for car theft. As of yesterday, New Yorkers will be able to send text messages, picture messages and video to 911 and 311. This will enable citizens to report crimes of all types, ...

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Meet The New iPod Touch

Every once and awhile, Steve Jobs must prove to everyone he’s still functioning on a coherent level. That’s why whenever he opens his mouth, time stands still and everyone on the planet lends an ear.� The Apple chief executive announced today that the new iPod Touch is, “the funnest iPod we�ve ever created.” But, what’s it packing? For starters, it’s ...

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iTunes 8 Has Arrived

Everyone is going crazy over this new Genius feature. Even Kevin Rose of Digg is getting wet just thinking about making playlists related to his favorite artist, Jack Johnson.� Well, the wait is over, iTunes 8 is out. Hit the jump to take a peek at the highlighted features.

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iPod Nano Gets A Huge Upgrade

I wasn’t expecting much from Apple today but these new iPod Nanos really take the company to the next level. Beautiful design, thin as fuck, colorful as a rainbow and cheaper. Let’s review: Accelerometer The accelerometer comes to iPod nano. Give it a shake to shuffle your music. Turn it sideways to view Cover Flow. And play games designed with ...

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The 60 Second Apple Roundup

So I missed Jobs’ entire speech/event because I was at class receiving my education. Here’s what happened: Steve Jobs comes out, cracks jokes, spits out stats Jobs jokes about his death, iTunes, songs, etc. HD on iTunes, $1.99, $2.99 – NBC back on iTunes Speaking of iTunes, iTunes 8 announced. Talks about Genius. Available today iPod talk – 90% of ...

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