Archive for August 27th, 2014
 
 
 
Robots
 

Robot Porters Arrive At Japanese Airport

The only thing better than traveling first class would be first class with no baggage to haul around. Starting this month in Japan’s Kita Kyushu airport the reality maybe closer then you think. Robotic porters will be available...
 
Wacky
 

A Flying Casino (not a joke)

The term ‘mile high club’ might have a whole new meaning soon. According to Airbus, casino operators (names weren’t disclosed) are in talks to convert the mammoth sized Airbus A380 into a flying casino. The A380 boasts 50% more...

 
Photography
 

One Tough Ass Camera: Olympus u1030SW

Usually you need some sort of external casing (aka $200 accessory) to achieve a waterproof and shock resistant camera. Olympus’ new digi still camera, the u1030SW (the SW stands for Shock/Waterproof), promises to offer all that...
 
Security
 

RFID Makes Its Way Into Luggage

According to Digital Trends, for the next 6 months London Heathrow Airport and Emirates Airlines are testing RFID tagging to track luggage. Not just for internal airport use, the traveler will also receive text message updates ...

 
Gaming
 

Nerf Wii Blaster Shoots Darts and Works As The Zapper

After hours of Grand Theft Auto 3 how many of you got in your car and saw the world in a completely different perspective? I know I was ready to start terrorizing my neighborhood. The Nerf Wii Blaster might just bring the fanta...
 
Gaming
 

$15,000 Nintendo Video Game

I have had my regrets for not holding on to all my original Nintendo games. Fortunately, I still have a large chunk of them and the actual 8-bit Nintendo system (remember when they use to boast the ‘bits’). Well, if my regret a...

 
Robots
 

New Elmo Toy Sure To Draw Rabid Parents

Fisher-price announced a new Elmo toy today, the Elmo Live. For $60 he sounds like a God send to parents looking to preoccupy their children. Hell, he even sounds mildly entertaining to me, and I am on the verge of turning 30. ...
 
Science
 

Free Genetic Testing In Exchange For Ads

Ever wondered about your genetics? For $0 (that reads FREE) flexSCAN is providing ‘comprehensive genetics testing’. Apparently, Genetic testing costs upwards of $1000 per test. Paired with flexSCAN’s wellness360 service, and yo...