Posts by: Dan Seitz

Dan Seitz is an obsessive nerd living in New England. He lives in the Boston area with a fiancee, a dog, a cat, and far too many objects with processors.

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Hoverkraft Improves Board Games By Adding Magnets

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Board games are always useful to have in the house, but they can also be a little flat. As in, dimensionally; they don’t call them board games for nothing. So ThinkGeek, the ever reliable purveyors of nerd toys, wound up solving that, with a board game of their own design....

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The 3D Arcade Mug Brings A Classic Game To Life

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If there’s one thing we’ve gotten surprisingly creative with, as a species, it’s mugs. Think about it; how many pieces of ceramic do you own with various styles, bands, causes, you name it, slapped on the side? Probably dozens, and you’re about to need to make room for one more,...

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Google’s Search App Can Now Search In Your Other Apps

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Voice search is… just not popular. There are a variety of reasons for this, ranging from relative imprecision to the fact that you don’t want to announce a lot of your searches in public. Nobody wants to be the guy who says to his phone at the coffee shop, “OK...

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Spider Glove Puts A Dart Launcher On Your Wrist

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If you love Nerf, and since you’re reading this we’re assuming you do since even heartless machines find joy in Nerf, you probably long for more and cooler Nerf toys. Unfortunately, the Nerf organization can only put out so many weapons of mass destruction on a yearly basis. Fortunately, other...

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Motorola’s Nexus 6 Goes Up Against The iPhone 6 Plus

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Big phones are all the rage these days, and I admit, my previous skepticism towards the “phablet” has waned somewhat as I’ve used them and found them more useful and interesting than first suggested. With enough real estate to use as a tablet but with more functionality, they’re less goofy...

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Amazon Has The Best Deal On Gift Cards You’ll Ever Find

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Granted that giving a gift card is roughly as creative as just stuffing cash in someone’s shirt pocket. But for those times when you need a quick, simple gift for somebody you don’t know very well, or somebody who’s given you the same book three times, they make a useful...

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Quadrofoil Brings The Joy Of The Hydrofoil To The Masses

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Hydrofoils are an amazing ride in how fast, fun, and utterly terrifying they are. Designed around many of the same principles as airplanes, essentially, you get up to speed and rise out of the water, speeding along on narrow wedges of metal. Quadrofoil wants to bring that exhilarating and perhaps...

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‘Grand Theft Auto V’ Looks… Different In First Person

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Many video games pick a perspective, such as first or third-person, for a specific reason; the game’s designed around that point of view, it’s cheaper to animate a pair of hands, and so on. Some games, however, will let you switch perspectives. And still others will even shift around the...