Today on Boing Boing Gadgets, we saw this clever food warmer for use on radiators, a scooter that is crafted from old steel appliances (lovely as you'd expected), a prototype laptop cover partially in bamboo, a mourning dove I captured with my Birdcam, a simple but useful wireless keyboard with trackpad, some nice art being used to promote the Zune MP3 player from Microsoft, an old Intellivision game from Jack LaLanne, ten pleasantly substantial off switches, electric heated insoles (which a reader notes may be poorly made), my frustrated first minutes with the Zune 2, a new over-the-shoulder camera holder from Lowepro, the first alien lesbian sex scene in videogamedom, and a dustpan with a vacuum.
Then a few deals, most of which are stale, and a little links clean up. Kippis!
Android tablets being crummy and Microsoft ones being dismembered laptops, it’s nice that Apple’s unexpectedly announced new models of its aging iPad Mini and iPad Air. The 10.5″ iPad Air weighs one pound and starts at $499, while the 7.9″ iPad Mini has pencil support, an ultra-high DPI and starts at $399. Both use Apple’s […]
Enjoy one minute and eleven seconds of fun from the Lockpicking Lawyer, who makes short work of a Smartkey Kwikset Padlock [Amazon], which you absolutely shouldn’t buy as a gift for someone whose property you have plans for.
I finally pulled the trigger on the new iPad Pro because of today’s deals at Amazon; affiliate links follow below. Every year I throw all my computers in a dumpster and make another desperate, clawing, doomed effort to use an iPad Pro as my “only machine” and it is once again Time. Here’s what’s up: […]
Big companies want automation on a big scale. Doing that means diving into the tricky world of machine learning and data science. And no matter what platform you’ll be implementing it on, you can learn how with the Machine Learning & Data Science Certification Training Bundle. In 48 hours and through eight courses, this bundle […]
Big systems need tight security – and the experts who can implement it. Cisco Networking Systems are the go-to providers for network infrastructure, but maintaining it takes a lot of up-to-date knowledge. If you want that knowledge right from the source, there’s an online course that can get you certified painlessly: The Foundational Cisco CCNA […]
Computer slowing down? There are a ton of reasons why that might be, especially if your unit has a few years on it. Junk files and programs can accumulate over time, some even left over from otherwise uninstalled software. This virtual debris can slow your PC down dramatically, but there’s a surprisingly quick fix. Lauded […]