Daily Archives: June 1, 2010

Wii NHL Slapshot Controller

NHL Slapshot Coming To The Wii Complete With Hockey Stick

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EA is set to release NHL Slapshot this coming September and will include a special hockey controller.  The Wiimote and Nunchuck fit into special slots on the miniaturized stick and detects when the player motions for a slap shot, wrist shot, body check or poke check.  However, the Wiimote’s trigger...

iRobot 710 Warrior Bot Cleans Roads With Grenades (video)

iRobot 710 Warrior Bot Cleans Roads With Grenades (video)

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[GR]A3jab7rnIL0[/GR] iRobot’s bots clear gutters and remove debris from floors.  So it might come as a surprise to hear that they’ve been working on another breed of robots that can clear a road chalk full of mines. The 710 Warrior machine is an APOBS (Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System) that fires...

Netflix iPhone App

Hacked: iPhone Netflix Application

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Netflix on the iPhone has already come and gone.  Nope, you didn’t miss it.  In fact, a developer achieved this feat by simply copying the iPad mediaplayer and Netflix application frameworks to the the iPhone and modded the info.plist file.  Unfortunately, soon after the app was remotely disabled.  The reason...

Iron Man Flight Simulator

Iron Man Flight Simulator (video)

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When we think of flight sims, images of cockpits and joysticks come to mind.  This flight simulator however, is anything but the aforementioned scenario. Much like a hang glider you strap into a harness, which is attached an automotive engine crane and provides the sensation of floating   A giant...

Viewquest WiFi Radio

World’s Smallest WiFi Radio

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The ViewQuest is the world’s smallest WiFi radio.  It’s almost palm sized small and includes a 15 hour rechargeable battery.  So provided you can find a WiFi signal you can jam out to 1000s of Internet radio stations of your choosing.  No WiFi, no problem.  There’s also an FM radio...

Revolver iPhone Case

iPhone Revolver Case

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Got some Red Dead Revolver fever?  Then how about a revolver iPhone case.  Juniortan, a builder and bonafide geek, has the specs for this build on his Thinkigeek page so you too can print and assemble this case.  Just be careful when you get a call in a public place,...

Wireless Guitar Pickup

Small Ass Rechargeable, Wireless Guitar Plug

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Wireless guitar plugs and adapters have been around since for, like, forever.  But most require a belt like holster to support their bulky and cumbersome size.  So leave it to the folks at Thanko to sell a system that is small enough to jack directly into the guitar’s 1/4-inch plug. ...

Fan Light

Fan + Bed Side Light = Fan Light

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What in the novelty world is this?  A fan? A lamp?  Nope, it’s both!  Better yet, it is powered by USB only so that makes it the perfect complement to any desktop.  On the flip side, you can’t run both the light and the fan simultaneously. Read...

Panasonic-SC-ZT2-wireless-speakers

The Panasonic SC-ZT2 Speakers Are Wireless And 3D Ready

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Pansonic’s new SC-ZT2 wireless speakers are pretty impressive. Specifically designed for Panasonic’s new line of 3D HDTVS in what they call an “elegant, design matching solution,” the speakers bringing 7.1 channel sound from two speakers (I’ll believe it when I hear it), with each speaker having a woofer and four...