Monthly Archives: June 2010


Ultimate Nerddom Lies In The Dr. Who Tardis MAME Console


The BBC’s long-running Dr. Who series is one of the biggest hallmarks of sci-fi TV ever, and just like Star Wars or Star Trek, it has legions of devoted fans. Fans like the guy who created a fully working Tardis MAME Console that’s a 3/4ths scale replica of the time...


iPlunge: Toilet Plunger Meets iPhone


Are you freaking serious?  Who would ever thought that the toilet plunger design could be repurposed and branded for the iPhone, or any smartphone for that matter.  The iPlunge is a stick with a suction cup mounted on one end.  Just adhere and lay your phone back.  The funky device...

Electric Bike Bell

Electric Bike Bell


Cycle on a bike path and you’ve probably hit or almost hit a pedestrian or two.  The Electric Sound Bell from Qbell puts a new spin, an electronic one to be specific, on the bike bell. It runs on 2 AA batteries, is waterproof and has 4 tones that can...


The Samsung N230 Netbook Has a Double Digit Battery Life


Another day, another netbook announcement. This Samsung N230 Netbook doesn’t exactly stand apart from the pack, with specs including a 10.1-inch 1024×600 display, choice of 1.66GHz or 1.83GHz Atom CPUs, and WiFi, except in one area — a promised 13.8-hour battery life with a 66Wh battery. Or, you could slim...


Apple Sells 1.7 Million iPhone 4s In Three Days


In news that is both unexpected and totally insane, Apple has announced a grand total of 1.7 million in sales of its iPhone 4, from the device launch on Thursday the 24th through Saturday the 28th. Preorders had topped out at 600,000, which means that over one million people in...


Samsung’s Epic 4G Certainly Packs A Punch (update)


UPDATED.  Sure, the EVO 4G was the first 4G smartphone, but its children seem to be surpassing it quickly. Samsung has announced the Sprint Epic 4G, part of its Galaxy S worldwide brand, and the specs on this thing are tremendous: first, the 4-inch Super AMOLED display, which looks brilliant, a...


Amazon Updates Kindle App With Audio & Video


Last week, Amazon lowered the Kindle’s price to match the Nook, effectively setting off some heated competition between e-reader manufacturers. Which makes it interesting that today, Amazon is launching an updated Kindle app for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch that gives those devices multimedia functionality that the Kindle itself doesn’t...


This Halo Elite Suit Is Insane (video)


Well, this is slightly terrifying. A visual FX company called Peter Mander FX has created a seven foot tall animatronic suit for the Covenant Elite from the Halo series. Look at how detailed that thing is, you almost expect it to come to life and start ripping people’s heads off....


Go Back To The Future With Your Very Own Flux Capacitor

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I cannot believe how awesome this is. Entertainment Earth has produced a working replica of the Flux Capacitor from the Back To The Future series. By working, I mean it lights up via a switch thanks to some AA batteries, but you could totally try and see if it actually...