Gadgets

PacMan Hothead Protects Hands, Breaks Ms. PacMan’s Heart

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New, from everyone’s favorite friends at Fred and Friends, comes the PacMan Hothead.  This nifty little kitchen gadget is the bastard child of video game icon PacMan, and kitchen standby OvenMit.  The PacMan Hothead must have caused Ms. PacMan quite a shock.  His refusal to take her hand in marriage was always a little off-putting [...]

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Curved e-Ink Watches Hit Market, Market Considering Lawsuit

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I’ve written a little about e-Ink watches in the past and one of my favorite makers of these nerdtastic timepieces, Phosphor, just released a new line of watches.  Their old line, featured here, was slick but lacked the kind of polish demonstrated in their latest designs.  These will still induce the same kind of nerdgasms [...]

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Chinese Electricute Wine, Make it “Older”. Next Stop: Gymnasts.

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China’s burgeoning wine industry is now looking into technology that would allow them to artificially age wine, cutting a 20 year process of complex chemical reactions down to a 3 minute spin in some machine.  The process involves running “rough wine”, also known as “undrinkable swill” through a pipe that runs through a pair of [...]

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2GB Skull Ring is Bad, Ass

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Solid Alliance, a company that is well-known for USB Accessories made for the today’s goth/nerd on the go, has decided that a skull ring would be the best vehicle for their new storage solution.  No longer do goth nerds need to carry around functionless chunks of metal on their fingers in the name of being [...]

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Real Thumb Drive is Creepy, Creeps Me Out

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Have you even wanted a thumb drive that was capable of both storing your vital data, as well as scaring the ever-loving shit out of small children?  Well, if so, I have some great news!  Now available over at USB Geek is the USB Real Thumb Drive!  This literal thumb drive sports standard USB 2.0 transfer [...]

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USB Rechargable Shaver: Why?

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I’m starting to think that the electrical outlet’s days are numbered, as all things will soon be powered by USB.  First it was mice and keyboards, then media devices and hard drives, soon after that all sorts of things started popping up like refrigerators, flashlights, dancing hula girls and fans.  Now we can shave via [...]

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5 Second Stadium Toy is Stopwatch Minus Functionality

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Asovision (most likely pronounced ASS-oh-vision) is the mastermind behind this new Olympics-inspired Quasi-Game.  The 5 Second Stadium Toy is basically a stopwatch without a screen displaying the passage of time.  Instead, there are just a couple of lights that let you know whether or not you have pressed the stop button at exactly the five [...]

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HACKED! USB Drive is Concept-y, Awesome

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Those clever bastards over at Fred & Friends have done it again.  I’m starting to think of these guys as the Anti-Brando.  They come up with original concepts that deliver on our tech dreams (as well as nifty household gadget dreams) that we didn’t even know we had in the first place.  This time, they’ve [...]

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