Computing

Dewalt M-16 Will Fuck You Up

A guy named Dave Wiggins had a spare M-16 lying around his house. As odd as we may find that, he was certainly able to perform an awesome looking mod on it. Seems Dave went a few miles down his block to the Dewalt factory, where he purchased a sticker kit and various parts. After some Dremel action, he wound ...

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Microsoft’s Arc Mouse Fits In Your Pocket But It’s A Tight Squeeze

Later this year, Microsoft will be retailing its new wireless mouse specifically designed for easy transit. Gone are the days of the tiny transportable mouse for your laptop that makes your hand look like an amputated limb from Andre The Giants body. It’s a full-sized mouse that folds into a space-saving form that’ll fit anywhere from your laptop case to ...

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MagSafe-esque Solution For Your Guitar

No longer will your guitar have to suffer an early demise at the hands of a clumsy stage crew member tripping over your amp cords. Coming in September, Belkin is offering a new power connector for your guitar and amp that borrows the magnetic damage protection of Apple’s MagSafe adapter for your electric guitar. It works with standard quarter-inch plugs ...

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DIY: Powerbook Arcade

Who would’ve thought an old Apple Powerbook and a trip to IKEA would be all it takes to create a sweet home arcade. Frederic Sebton took apart his old Powerbook and mounted the monitor and guts inside an IKEA side table, with the screen showing up through a hole cut out of the top of the table. After mounting an ...

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Robotic Salaryman Crawls Up Corporate Ladder

For those not familiar with the term “salaryman,” it’s the Japanese term for male office workers who bend over backwards for their job and work overtime on a daily basis. After this, they crawl their way home on all fours, bickering about how much they hate their own lives. Artist Momoyo Torimitsu, in an effort to address the issue of ...

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Best Buy Will Pair Your Bluetooth Headset For $10

I’m vocal about how much I hate Best Buy usually. The company tends to price gouge and offer terrible customer service. And Geek Squad? Don’t even get me started. Soon, it is going to find itself doing a long-overdue restructuring that will help it retain customers instead of losing them. In the meantime, check this out: For $9.99, Best Buy ...

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Toss Your Salad While Fingering It

What? You think I have a dirty mind? Designer Merry Kawamura Ganjavian is way more of a perv than I ever will be. Aside from having a name that sounds like “Merry Ganja,” she’s created a unique set of utensils that can be worn on your fingers. Dubbed “Eat With Your Fingers,” you’ll soon find yourself fingering your yogurt, salads ...

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New Computer Chip Promises To Deliver High Speed Internet On Steroids

Physicists at the University of Sydney in Australia have created an optical chip that has the potential make the internet up to 100 times faster. These “chalcogenide glass photonic chips” can operate at data rates of almost 640 GB/s, meaning they’ll allow users to transmit the equivalent of seventeen whole DVD’s each second. Wow. Imagine what the bootleggers will be ...

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Arduino Lilypad: Oversized Robotic Arm Directs Plants To Window

Your house plants are withering. You have two options: put them out in the sun or build a gigantic robotic arm that takes up half of your living space. Lively plants at the cost of sleeping in the bathtub doesn’t sound too bad either. The Bartlett School of Architecture showcased their “Experiments in Time” exhibit, which included this steel monstrosity ...

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iPhone 3G Link Roundup

With the iPhone 3G finally hitting store shelves, we though it’d be nice to provide you with some good reads regarding its release. Engadget’s coverage of the launch Yahoo News: Eager buyers line up for iPhone 3G Crunch Gear’s coverage of the launch BBC: Apple’s 3G iPhone reaches stores Fortune: Apple 2.0 Live! T3: 3G iPhone mania arrives Slash Phone: ...

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