Posts by Category: Fun & Games

So maybe it’s pointless, but at least it’s happy!

Fun & Games July 7, 2014 posted by

Digital USB Polygraph (Lie Detector) Demo Kit – OK, who really ate the last cookie?

I used to watch a lot of daytime TV, and in every show there was always a lie detector test of some sort during the action. Always. It made me desperate to get one so I could find out who really ate the last of the ice cream, but the equipment on the shows were sort of unwieldy, and definitely didn’t match my décor. So imagine my delight when I came across the small Digital USB Polygraph (Lie Detector) Demonstration…


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Digital USB Polygraph (Lie Detector) Demo Kit – OK, who really ate the last cookie?
cool tech June 24, 2014 posted by

littleBits – open source maker kit promises a world of delight for wannabe nerds of any age

Making machines and projects out of various different objects is a pasttime that never gets old. But your creations generally don’t come with a huge selection of electronic components to choose from, nor do they snap together as easily as LEGO kits do. Until now.


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littleBits – open source maker kit promises a world of delight for wannabe nerds of any age
Free Software April 24, 2014 posted by

Sega Virtua Tennis Challenge Free – free training version of classic tennis game is serious fun [Freeware]

There’s no doubt that Sega produce some of the most engaging games around, and now they’re moving properly onto the mobile device, things are getting interesting. Even more so now they’ve started releasing free versions of their games.


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Sega Virtua Tennis Challenge Free – free training version of classic tennis game is serious fun [Freeware]
Fun & Games April 21, 2014 posted by

Zimbabwe 100 Trillion Dollar Bank Note – become an instant trillionaire while joining the 99.999%

It would be so easy to make a joke of these Zimbabwe 100 Trillion Dollar Note for sale on Amazon, if only it wasn’t such a poignant reminder of how things can easily get out of hand if you’re not careful. These notes were never in circulation, but the country was in a very real fight against rampant hyperinflation for years, and even today has no currency of its own because of the problem.


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Zimbabwe 100 Trillion Dollar Bank Note – become an instant trillionaire while joining the 99.999%
Fun & Games April 17, 2014 posted by

iPega Quad Core HD Gaming Console – Android throws down another challenge to the major game device brands

Android’s everywhere nowadays, in fridges, toasters, washing machines and your Aunt Maude’s curling tongs, so we’re totally not surprised to see it coming out in force on handheld gaming consoles. There have been a number of major devices announced, but this is the first we’ve seen from a Far Eastern brand trying to break the scene.


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iPega Quad Core HD Gaming Console – Android throws down another challenge to the major game device brands
Cool Web Apps & Sites March 10, 2014 posted by

Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Game – 30th anniversary edition now available for free

Woo-hoo, the BBC has just released a free online 30th anniversary edition of the Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Game and it is v. good. For those living under a rock for the past few decades, the radio play and book from the late Douglas Adams was an awesome combination of wacky and funny, with weird thrown in, and the game was one of the most popular text adventures of its time.


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Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Game – 30th anniversary edition now available for free
Free Software February 27, 2014 posted by

Honest Android Games – find free and full commercial games minus the in-game purchase scams [Freeware]

There’s definitely a bit of a backlash going on with the current game biz sly move to in-game purchasing as part of the business model. In case you didn’t realize it, most ‘free’ games coming out of the major games developers are now charging significant amounts of money for items and updates inside the game. The result is the game suddenly becomes very much NOT free.


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Honest Android Games – find free and full commercial games minus the in-game purchase scams [Freeware]
Fun & Games February 26, 2014 posted by

Scalextric Digital RCS – veteran toy now delivers slot car racing with your Bluetooth smartphone

Well it didn’t take long for the rivalry to heat up, and no we’re not talking about Samsung vs Nokia this time, it’s all about slot car racing. For a long time very little has happened in the tiny cars racing round slot tracks market, but suddenly Anki arrived, and now things are popping.


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Scalextric Digital RCS – veteran toy now delivers slot car racing with your Bluetooth smartphone
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