Computing

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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Esquire’s E-Ink Cover Dissected

With Esquire‘s 75th anniversary taking place this year, the magazine released its latest issue with an E-Ink cover that comes with plenty of bits and pieces for DIYers to take apart and mess with. Phillip Torrone of MAKE points out the minor potential the E-ink cover has in regards to hacking but approves of its design with much enthusiasm. He ...

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A Genius Reading Light

Whether you’re an Ayn Rand fan or a Hustler aficionado, we understand your love of reading in bed. After all, your bed is the most private place in your dominion. Sometimes we get tired, though. We are human after all. Not everyone can muster the strength to get up to turn on the light for a quick chapter. That’s why ...

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Do It For The Children: Spruce Up Your Shower

We’ve covered a lot of showers here on Gearfuse and most tend to be extravagant light-up systems that cost five figures. For the rest of us, we can take our 3BR, 1 bathroom apartments to the next level with these shower companions from Italian company Colacril. Add a melted starfish to your beach house, toss a panda in your dojo; ...

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HP One-Ups Dell With 24-Hour Battery Life

After a long evening of YouTube videos of old Tex Avery cartoons, your laptop wouldn’t be nearly sucked dry if you had HP’s HP EliteBook 6930p with an ulta-high capacity battery. HP claims that it ran for 24 hours, beating out its competition, Dell, which made the Latitude line of laptops that feature only 19 hours of battery life. Given ...

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Let Me Crack Your Beer With 16 Gigs Of Porn

After having seen a USB drive that comes packed with Ernie Hudson on it, it seemed like no other flash drive could ever come close to tickling my fancy. That is, until I saw this bad boy. While the USB drive bottle opener is far from a new concept, who says digital storage and beer don’t mix? This nifty flash ...

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Halloween Bubble Fogger

I used to have a sweet little fog machine until my roommate lost it. I may consider this Bubble Fogger as a suitable replacement. Instead of just belching out smoke onto your stage a la Spinal Tap, this little fucker burps up bubbles filled with fog that remain perfect spheres until popped. Once popped, the fog will flow into the ...

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Rent, Rip, Return, Baby!

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to make a digital copy of any of your DVDs as if it were an audio CD you wanted to import with iTunes? You can! I mean, you will once RealNetworks introduces it’s $30 software program: RealDVD. It’ll allow users to make a digital copy of an entire DVD, including all the extras ...

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The Lamp That Adjusts To Your Surroundings

Every now and then there comes a lamp that makes me tingle. I’m not referring to the Smoon Ombrella or the Centipede Lamp, though those two are weird in their own right. Designer Chris Natt was fed up with varying levels of light in his work environment, so he made this lamp, the Stimuli 3.0, that will keep the light ...

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