Computing

LED Football 2

If you’re old enough, you’ll remember the days of LED football. Cut the shit, pops. You know exactly what game I’m talking about. Move the lights, run the ball, score the TDs. The problem is, those old units are either long gone, broken or being sold on eBay in mint condition. Why bother with that hassle? You clearly need LED ...

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Hot Water Bottle Bag

Feeling under the weather? Snap up one of these handmade Hot Water Bottle bags. They’re part messenger bag, part water bottle left over from Germany’s Federal Defense Force from the 1960s. Though a bit expensive at $160, you’ve got to remember that this is handmade and made from quality materials. I’d prefer if it were made from the skin of ...

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Make Your Own Wii Games With MoteDaemon

Here’s a bitchin’ application for Adobe Flash/Flex developers. It’s called MoteDaemon and it’s kind of like Matt Damon except it allows you to create Wiimote-controlled applications for OS X. Now, you too can create your very own sub par Nintendo Wii games for your Mac. To make your experience of making lousy games for old people and kids even easier, ...

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Mashing

Shooting Watch is a training device for gamers that lets them test their button mashing skills. It resembles an NES controller in yellow with a mini LCD display and the Hudson Bee logo. Bash the A and B buttons to set a record and then try to beat it. Before you know it, your Tetris skills will be off the ...

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Blast Knuckles Protect Your Hands and Face, Privates

Don’t fancy yourself a real-life Ryu? Scared that with every corner you turn, a mugger lies waiting to kick you ass and take your money? Time to man up. Get a pair of these Blast Knuckles for $50. Aside from the clever pun, these fuckers will shock your opponent with 950,000 volts of power. Yes, nearly a million volts. In ...

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Pet Collar Flotation Device To Replace Noah’s Ark

Paranoid pet owners rejoice! No longer should you fear scenarios such as biblical floods. With this collar you and your dog will be prepared for anything. Remarkably, the collar is illuminated by LEDs around the neck to make finding your pet during the nighttime an ease. This feature is solar-powered, however, so at night it might not even work. Bummer. ...

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VAX77 Foldable Keyboard

Quick! There’s an impromptu Foreigner concert going down three blocks over and they need a keyboardist! Not just any keyboardist, but one with just the right amount of pizzaz! That’s why I recommended you. You just pre-ordered that VAX77 synthesizer that folds in half for easy travel, right? Excellent. I hear it even can do MIDI. Now let’s get you ...

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Free and Legal Mac Software

I have to hand it to Macheist for really upping the ante this year. Normally, they’ll give away 10 or so solid applications for OS X in a bundle for around $20 to $50. This holiday season, you won’t be paying jack shit. Macheist has a Mac Giving Tree that gives out applications as presents. A few are currently available, ...

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Video: iTouchMidi 101

This is a video I recorded earlier today demonstrating iTouchMidi, a program we wrote about the other day. I demonstrate how it works and show you how you can use your iPod Touch or iPhone as a beatmaking device. Very cool stuff here. Be sure to check it out and leave comments on those sweet sunglasses I’m wearing. YouTube Link

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Glass Dry Erase Board

This is a perfect HOW TO for those of you teaching in a classroom or working on multiple projects at home. It was made by a father and son duo who threw the directions up on Instructables. It only costs around $65 to make, including the glass. DIYers and project managers alike simply cannot pass this up. Link [via]

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