The Hummer PC. Clever doodads manages not only to shoehorn a 3GHz motherboard behind the front seats, but also retains full radio controlled motorised fun as well, complete with wireless network card, watercooling and working brake lights. Gives a whole new meaning to the term portable PC don’t it Arnie? ‘This project started with a 1/6th scale RC Hummer from NewBright Toys . The idea was to build a fully functioning gaming computer – but to also be able to…Read More
Monthly Archives: August 2004
Water for life.
The Water Vitalizer. Did you know you could vitalize water? No me neither. And hey look folks, it’s only $497.00. Bargin’. ‘The Water Vitalizer Plus uses the same principles Nature uses – far infrared energy, magnetic fields, vortexes and turbulence – to create an oxygen-rich, alkaline, energized and uniquely structured Hexagonal Water which has been associated with: · greater energy · rapid hydration · heightened immune function · better nutrient absorption · longevity · weight loss · greater metabolic efficiency’Read More
The Animated Goofy Phone. £57.99. Arf! ‘Goofy puts the fun back into phones! This clumsy character rings with five different spoken phrases in Goofy’s original voice. In addition, Goofy lifts his head, opens his eyes when the phone rings and when he gets sleepy, he snores and his stomach rises up and down.’Read More
The joy of tech.
The Joytech JS965 AV Control Center. Too many devices, not enough time. And with signal compensation too. Yowsers! £39.99. ‘JOYTECH’s versatile JS965 AV Control Center allows you to connect multiple pieces of Home Entertainment equipment to one TV. Up to 4 pieces of AV equipment can be connected without having to disconnect and re-connect every time. The AV Control Center offers 4 fully wired RGB SCART inputs, 4 Digital Optical inputs, 4 S-Video inputs, 4 Composite Video and Stereo Audio…Read More
Drop Cash. Brilliant! [Via BoingBoing] ‘It’s a simple way to organize a fundraiser. Are you raising money for a charity, a trip overseas, a family gift for mom, or to pay off a surprise hosting bill? DropCash lets you set up a page so everyone can follow your progress as you near your goal.’Read More
The Sod Sofa. ‘How much oxygen did your furniture produce today?’ Trim as necessary. ‘”Clear the area of grass and weeds until you have a level swath of dirt. Then sketch the shape of the couch into the dirt with a stick,” he explains. “Drive wood stakes into the ground along the perimeter every 18 in. or so, to a depth of about 12 in. These will secure the form.”‘Read More
How geek are you? Enough for Marché Noir’s Computer Key Rings? Ctrl-Alt-Del indeed! $50.00. ‘Marché Noir’s Computer Key Rings are spring mounted to accurately reproduce the action on your favorite key – so you can hit it whenever you need to reboot your cool.’Read More
SOHO – exploring the sun in ways you could never imagine. Super…ahem…cool. …and check out the space weather while you’re there. You never know when it might come in handy.Read More
The BT Wipe Board phone. Talk to the wall, ‘cos the face ain’t listening! £19.99. Update: Yeah sorry folks, I got the info on pre-release and the good peeps at British Telecom…sigh….still haven’t uploaded the details to their shop as yet.Read More
Black Coat T.
The BlackCoat T. Twin hidden pockets to store your phone, iPod, PDA or whatever. Even wear it under your shirt. $15.00. [Via Popgadget] ‘A zipper opening is strategically positioned in the center of the passageway providing easy storage and removal, even when worn under a button-down shirt. Feel your phone vibrate right away. Answer on the first ring…faster than digging it out of your pants.’Read More
The Toshiba Auto Safe. £199.00 buys you a padded steel box with a ‘high grade steel cable’ and ‘Steel cored radial pin tumbler high security lock’. Scary fact about the CMOS scanners eh? ‘During 2003 a vehicle was broken into with contents taken every 22 seconds – that’s around 1.43 million vehicles. Last year over 100,000 notebooks were stolen from vehicles. Police information suggests that criminals stealing notebooks are highly organised, often monitoring business orientated areas, looking for the right…Read More
Now here’s uber fascinating. Meeting Point. A free Bluetooth powered software program for Smartphones, PDAs and laptops which is designed to help people meet up in crowded venues. Switch it on when you get to your destination, select a pre arranged channel, enter simple message (like ‘I’m over by the toilets’) and click search. I can’t even begin to think of all the applications for this little puppy! ‘At the airport or bus/train station…You can meet with someone previously unknown…Read More
Scrawl the walls.
Graffiti Creator is a pretty cool Flash tool for making fun graffiti stuff.Read More
Shoot to thrill.
Big Day Snapshots is an enterprising San Francisco company which rents out Canon A60 digital cameras to people for their wedding day. You know, to leave on the tables instead of those cheapo disposable things? They charge $5.00 per camera – minimum 7 cams – and for an extra $50.00 plus $1.00 a print you can get an on-site colour printer too. Interesting idea, wonder if it will catch on and disintermediate the poor old wedding photographer?Read More
Apples and pears.
The RedLightRunner site sells some pretty cool Apple logo collectible stuff, including watches, posters, sneakers and this pretty swish Apple Clock for $59.95. Worth a browse if you’re a Jobs head. I must confess that I have a problem with paying to wear some company’s logo. Surely they should be paying me?Read More