Today on Boing Boing Gadgets we saw these two fantastic (if I do say so myself) life-sized plush Weighted Companion Cubes that will be awarded as the grand prizes at this year's Funde Razor (human test subject not included), an electric knife sharpener that might not suck, Verizon's intriguing announcement that they will be opening up their wireless network to various and sundry devices, a clever and inexpensive way to turn iPod nano packaging into a speaker, Hello Kitty bike tires, an expensive aluminum sled with a shock absorber, a web game from Democrats about Missouri governor Matt Blunt, awesome branch-like wine decanters, the next thing in anti-mugger weaponry, Pigantics, an amazing gallery of retro flashlights, another old flashlight which prompted the previous find, Stephen Fry reviewing the Eco Media Player, another place to repair or recycle your iPod or game consoles, a white LED retro watch, a luggage store that looks like an aircraft interior, and a new cell phone game based on Magnum, P.I. And big, fat deals. I mean, like, orca fat.
A $350 USB device claiming to block 5G radio signals is just a cheap unbranded thumbdrive, report security researchers. The makers of the “5GBioShield” claim their USB stick can block electrical waves through a “proprietary holographic nano-layer catalyst” technology. It purportedly does this by “balancing” all the existing radiations around you to create a protective […]
COOPH put together a video featuring DIY smartphone video rigs put together with stuff lying around the house. Want to make your smartphone footage more creative than ever? In our latest video the COOPH photographers share some of their best hacks on how to create stunning images and videos with your smartphone and everyday tools, […]
There have been modern designs for portable Commodore 64s, and the official portable Commodore 64 you perhaps didn’t even know about, but none of them are as handsome as Cem Tezcan’s. The Adafruit Blog: As a part of my monthly product design practice, I decided to make an handheld Commodore 64 that uses “mini cassettes” […]
For years, dirty countertops, appliances, or bathroom fixtures were just kind of gross. But unkempt corners of your kitchen and bathroom aren’t just a sign of laziness anymore. Now, they’re a potential breeding ground for infectious disease. You can’t just limp through cleaning these days. You’ve gotta get rigorous about it, which means it’s no […]
Hunting around for an outlet or a power battery when you’re trying to charge your phone or tablet is always an annoyance. But when you’re out in the world hiking or camping or traveling, finding an outlet might be more than a minor inconvenience…it might be downright impossible. Running low on battery power isn’t an […]
“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” – Mahatma Gandhi Of all the skills you feel like you should probably know, yet likely don’t, coding might be one of the most intimidating. From the varied programming languages to the range of platforms to the sheer discomfort […]