Tag Archives: hardware

Baby’s First Cubicle: Being Honest with Your Kids

I’m a realist. I’m not going to promise my kid they can do whatever they want, because in reality, they’re likely never going to grow wings out of their asshole and fly. And even more realistic, they’ll almost positively never be President of the United States. I’d say the asshole wings have better odds then that. So I’ve decided that ...

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iPad Bacon Case

Bacon and Apple products go together like peas and carrots. Or lamb and tuna fish. They’re both the perfect byproducts of their respective categories. Pimp your iPad with pork with the custom made Bacon iPad case. It might not be actual bacon, but it’s realistic design is enough to make you wish you had a side of eggs to go ...

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How To Install the iPad Into Your Car’s Dashboard

You’ve finally got the iPad and the novelty of playing around with it has sort of worn off. Understandable. That new gadget excitement can only last so long, but there are ways to extend that excitement. Check out this project which teaches you how to integrate your iPad right into the dashboard of your car. Using the Toyota Tacoma as an ...

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Apple Patent Harnesses the Power of the Sun in an Unexpected Way

While Apple hasn’t yet patented the sun (yet), they are interested in what the sun can do for them and their hardware. A newly revealed patent suggests that Apple might be gearing up for a more eco-friendly line of laptops, but not through traditional solar power. Picture this: a mirror attached to the lid of your laptop folds out to ...

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Human Body Parts Now Being Used To Transmit Broadband Data

If tubes, wires and air data isn’t enough to wrap your fleshy human mass around, Researchers at Korea University in Seoul have successfully accomplished something that might change the world, but probably won’t. They’ve successfully transmitted broadband data through a human arm at speeds up to 10 mb/s. The data is transferred using two electrodes placed on their skin 30 centimetres apart, ...

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50,000 iPads Sold in First Two Hours; In-Store iPads Might Be in Short Supply

Multiple sources are reporting that Apple has sold an overwhelming number of iPads in the first few hours of their pre-order availability. As many as 50,000 pre-orders have been submitted to Apple for the upcoming tablet device. In fact, the orders are so overwhelming that Apple warns that supplies might come up a bit short come April 3. Apparently buyers ...

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The Computer Bong: Hardware You Can Smoke

Somebody’s finally up and done it. The YaHookah is a computer (or at least what used to be described as a computer) you can literally smoke, smoke until you’re damn near dead. And the creator didn’t stop there. He was generous enough to write up a step-by-step DIY project over at Instructables, so you can be smoking from the comfort ...

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i-Tab: For The Forgetful Guitarist

There’s nothing quite like the embarrassment of being on stage, in front of tens of people, and just going blank. Oh crap, what chord do I play next? Do I stop playing or just improvise? i-Tab seeks to stop the forgetful guitarist in his or her absentminded tracks, displaying a constant stream of lyrics, chords and tabs as you play along with ...

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Felt-Crafted iPad: More Cushion for the Pushin’

Tired of the extended wait for an actual iPad, Jason Guest decided to take matters into his own hands and produce his own hackneyed version of the iPad… completely composed of felt. Arts and crafts are back in a huge way among the geek community and this addition to the crafters arsenal is a welcomed advancement in felt technology. In fact, it ...

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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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