Mobile

LEGO Android App Lets You Control Your Mindstorm NXT Bots

Hands down, the most convenient way to build a robot in your own home is LEGO’s Mindstorm NXT set, which fuses robotics and LEGO bricks in a combination of geeky and nostalgic joy. LEGO just released MindDroid, an Android app which lets you remotely control your Mindstorm creations from your Android device. MindDroid uses Bluetooth to wirelessly connect to the ...

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16 MP Cellphone Cameras Coming Soon

Typically, smartphone cellphone camera’s megapixel sensors range from somewhere between 5 MP to 8 MP, which is fine for most people, but is a burden for photographers who want to have one device to rule them all. Sony recently unveiled a 16.41 MP camera sensor designed for cellphones, the .58 inch back-illuminated Exmor R IMX081PQ CMOS sensor. The new camera ...

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iPhone Cameras Go Head to Head

Fosfor has put together a great comparison test between the cameras of the iPhone 3G, 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4 with HDR. The results are much what you’d expect, but the degree of differences between the cameras is even more drastic than I thought. All in all the iPhone 4 camera with HDR performs cartwheels around the in-brand competition. ...

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Mobile Remote Control Pacifier Does, Um, Something We’re Sure

With a price tag of $516, we’re sure this Mobile Remote Pacifier has some sort of use, it’s just a very niche-y product. I mean, it would beabsolutelyperfect for the lazy oral-fixated couch potato. Or a legless TV-watching baby. It’s just a matter of finding the right crowd and giving them all you’ve got. So, yeah. Own your very own, ...

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Nintendo Wii Laptop

Ben Heck forum contributor OMGpedobear created this Nintedo Wii Laptop from scratch, including some pretty cool LED action, if you’re into that sort of thing. While the internals might not be the most organized or secured set-up we’ve ever seen, we always love to see modding geniuses working for the geeky cause of making full-scale gaming as mobile as possible. ...

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iGotaBigAssPocket: Pants for the iPad

I’m cool with my iPad Nano. Oh, you’ve never heard of it? Maybe you know it by its more common name: the iPhone. Zing. Let’s not fool ourselves. Despite the fact that the iPad might be nothing more than a bonafied iPhone on steroids, you’ve just gotta have one. The problem is transportation. The iGotaBigAssPocket line of pants will make ...

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Looks Like A Garbage Truck, But Breaks Just Like a Little Apartment

This gutted UNICAT TerraCross all-terrain vehicle has been modified into a pretty slick living environment. An apartment on wheels. Sort of like an RV with attitude. While I’m not one for living on the road, I’m sure many of you who love to travel would all-but sell your soul for a mobile apartment like this. I’ll stick to my non-wheeled ...

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Casmobot Lawnmower Controlled Via a Wiimote

The Wiimote is much more of a versatile tool than I think even Microsoft could have imagined. People have hacked the Wiimote to create some zany and awesomely practical mods. But I think “lawnmower control” is a new one. The Casmobot Lawnmower is navigated using nothing but a hacked Wiimote and the crafty engineering by several scientists at the University ...

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