Tag Archives: home entertainment

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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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 be absolutely perfect 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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DirecTV to Launch 3D-HD Channel

I don’t have DirecTV, nor did I know that I would want DirecTV with a passion in the upcoming minutes, but this news has made me change my perception of satellite TV. DirecTV is planning to launch a 3D-centric channel in full HD at some point in 2010. While the service will work with your current DirecTV HD box, via ...

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“Audio Grade” Power Socket Will Definitly Put a Dent in Your Wallet

For $147.72, audiophiles have another excuse to spend an exuberant amount of money on a “cryogenically-treated, gold-plated” doodad. And the vendor is 100% serious about their “audio grade” label, even going as far as trademarking the term. But hey, it’s sooo worth it for the perfect sonic experience. Or so the product commenters will have you believe. Apparently “behind acoustic ...

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Dog Ball Fetch Machine for the Lazy or Armless

If you’re a double amputee, congratulations, you get a free pass. No fetch playing for you. But if you’re a pet owner lucky enough to own two or even one functioning arm their is absolutely no reason to own this Dog Ball Fetch Machine unless you’re extremely lazy or if you want to offer your dog constant, albeit tedious, entertainment. ...

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Cassette Tape Business Cards

If you’re still listening to cassette tapes, we might have some news for you. That music technology has been dead for like, a decade now. Hell, CDs aren’t even relevant anymore. Let me be even more blunt. If cassettes are already being used as ironic business card designs, than I think it’s safe to say they are past their prime. ...

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Pyramid HTPC Casemod

The Egyptians built pyramids for a reason. Number one, the pharaohs forced them to at whip point. Two, they look fucking awesome. It seems the designer of this Pyramid HTPC casemod got his hands on a few Egyptian slaves. I wonder how much they go for these days. Inspired by the pyramids featured in Stargate, the HTPC includes an Intel ...

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Korg microSAMPLER: Take the Show on the Road

I’m Mixmaster GEARhead and I’m here to say, I use the microSAMPLER ev-ery-day. Not really, but I would if I could afford it! Specifically designed for taking your show on the road, the microSampler is a compact and portable sampling keyboard. And it’s made by Korg, so it’s gotta be good. Grab samples from an in-line, the built-in gooseneck mic ...

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Magic Wand Universal Remote Control

Who hasn’t fantasized about being a wizard? Harry Potter might have to constantly worry about the dark lord Voldemort leering over his shoulder, but my wizardly concerns are much more pedestrian, such as figuring out how to change the channel with my penis magic wand. Thanks to the Kymera Magic Wand Universal Remote, there is no need to go to ...

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Review: AKG K 340 In-Canal and K 450 Over Ear Headphones

After years of building up their name in the recording industry, AKG released a slew of consumer headphones, ready for us in the States to dabble with. I’ve had the opportunity to play around with both the K 340 and K 450 models, both portable, though in-canal and foldable respectively. After a week or so of listening to these phones ...

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