This gadget will transfer cassette tape content to an iPhone. It's $80 at Hammacher Schlemmer, maker of stuff you'd swear was an April Fools joke. (Via Bag of Nothing)
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. Come and hear Mark speak at the ALA conference in Chicago on July 1.