Computing

Don’t Throw Away That Busted iPod Just Yet

Who says busted technology can’t have a second chance? After her brother backed over his own iPod with a car, Crafster.org user Stefferroo posted this DIY project directly inspired by the Nintendo controller mouse. She magically turned a ruined iPod into a working mouse. Don’t let the screen fool you, this MP3 player does not play music at all but ...

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Second Generation Drobo Improves Performance And Spank Bank

For the past few years, I’ve run out of storage space on my PC for all my pornography media files. It’s a total bummer, considering the rest of my processes have to suffer due to a lack of porn-holding storage space. The good news is that Data Robotics has launched the second-generation model of its award-winning Drobo enclosure. FireWire 800 ...

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MobileMe Launches Tomorrow

You sly .Mac users will be happy to know that Apple has confirmed the official launch date of MobileMe as July 9th. That means tomorrow you’ll be able to strut over to your local Apple store and purchase a copy of MobileMe. Rumors are flying about that Apple may also launch the App Store for the iPhone in addition to ...

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Google Talk For iPhone

The folks over at Google have released a new version of Google Talk designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod Touch browsers in the US. No need to text message here because you can now chat on the go. No install or download required either, just go to google.com/talk, sign in and you’ll be on your way chatting it up ...

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USB Tube Speaker Glows Bright at Night

Brando, maker of all things cheap and USB, has graced us with yet-another beautiful USB-powered gadget. This time around, it’s an acrylic tube speaker with blue LEDs glowing inside it. Plug in your iPod/PC and get the tunes going while you play Crysis for hours on end. At $22, you’re not going to find anything better that’s in the same ...

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USB Chameleon Chills On Your Monitor

You can never have enough desktop companions cluttering your desk and cramping your monitor. This reptilian USB friend is indigenous to cum-ridden desks everywhere and comes in three extreme colors: green, orange and yellow. Just plug it into your computer and it’ll rotate its eyes and randomly flick its tongue. It’s almost like a real chameleon; a real chameleon made ...

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The Zigo Bike Looks Incredibly Unsafe (In My Professional Opinion)

Nothing is sweeter than a good, solid bike ride. Sometimes, it can be fun to bring your child on a bike ride around town or to the local market. However, most people choose to ride with their kid attached to the back of the bike. The Zigo puts your child in the front, directly in harm’s way. Did that teenager ...

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Robot Bartender Flexes ‘Cause You’re Drinkin’!

Sooner or later, the cute bartender that was the only reason you ever went out to the bar in the first place, will be replaced. Robot bartenders are the future. No more half-filled plastic cups of Red Bull and vodka that only lead you to getting thrown out after an argument with the bartender regarding a drink that wasn’t made ...

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DIY: USB Missile Launcher

Pesky trespassers, beware! This USB missile launcher is outfitted with a radar that picks up enemy movement in its field of vision. The instructions to make one are provided with a circuit board layout and a free download of the C# code to run it. Just plug this missile launcher into your PC and you’ll be scanning for Charlies in ...

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Bosix Watering Can Speakers

Conventional speaker design. It’s everything you loathe. The mediocrity, the bland coloring. You need a set of speakers that really lets you express yourself. Why not give the Bosix speakers a try? They come in wacky, bright colors and look like two watering can spouts mushed together. According to Bosix, these are indeed 800W speakers, meaning you’re going to blow ...

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