Archive for the ‘Technology and Gadgets’ Category

Dave Veloz  created this stunning steam punk mod of a mac mini a screen and a typewriter-like keyboard. Link: http://steampunkworkshop.com/daveveloz.shtml Advertisements


Adobe is going to release a new version of its Flash Player (Version 9 Update 3 Beta 2). The new version is a quantum leap with added support for the video codec H.264 (MPeg-4), and the mobile video standard 3GP. Aslo added to the package is High Efficiency AAC and hardware accelerated “multi-core” fullscreen playback. Adobe claims […]


The so far unknown Samsung SGH-P520 is going to be a direct answer to Apples iPhone. Equipped with a touchscreen display and no keypad, it might successfully compete with the iPhone in functionality and the LG Prada in styles. The device features GSM/EDGE networks, a 2.3” QVGA-display, 50 MB of internal memory, a microSD slot, […]


Vespa fan Quang Nguyen can show the world what a real geek scooter should look like. His Vespa GTS250 got a nice touch-screen which is attached to an “embedded” Windows XP computer. But what’s a computer worth withouth a connection to the interweb? You got it, the Vespa sports Wifi as well as two nice […]


UPDATE: A rewritten version has been releases by nervegas. The new version promises to be fast and ads multitouch capability. File repository is here or download directly. Even though no one realy complained about the lack of games, what could be cooler than having games on your iPhone? Especially old-school NES titles like Mario, Zelda […]


I’m planning to go to Tokyo this atumn and I’m definitely going to bring a Tengu back home. It’s just too cute and fun looking. The Tengu doesn’t really do much at all except to react to sounds by animating its seven different LED face expressions. It can detect music and voices in which case […]


German security researcher Lukas Grunwald claims to have successfully hacked the RFID chip in the new e-passports used by the United States. The former consultant on e-passports for the German parliament says he was able to crash two passport readers from different vendors by first cloning the embeded RFID chip (which is scary enough) and […]