Check out this BBC News video of real spy gear from WWII. Including: Matchbox cameras Tear Gas Pen Secret Compartment Thermos (that holds liquid) Secret compartment shaving brush & shoe brush. For more WWII geek tech, also check out this how-to video on how to make a “foxhole radio.”
Most product unboxing videos are boring as hell, but not this one. This enthusiastic japanese dude is unboxing an iPad, and even if I can’t understand a darn word he says, I don’t really care. Check it out, I’m sure you’ll understand why right away:
Now that’s pretty cool. When empty and at rest on a flat surface, the “Zero Gravity” coffee cup stays balanced at a perfect angle. Naturally, if you fill it with coffee, you’ll have to set it down the usual way, but hey, I’m sure it’ll impress your guests while they’re waiting for their cup of […]
Apple made some new announcements at their Apple Fall 2010 event, and if you’re an Apple aficionado, you’re going to want to check out the whole thing over at Engadget. However, one of the things that Apple mentioned is that Apple iPhone 4 users will soon be able to take High Dynamic Range photographs. You’ve […]
There are several reasons why the iPad is particularly suited for sharing: it’s comparatively expensive for a gadget, it’s portable enough to continually move around a home yet too big to be buried away in a pocket, and its the type of device likely to be a secondary machine rather than a main computer. The […]
Remember that $35 tablet computer we told you about a few weeks back? Well, it turns out that this thing isn’t only hot air: Here’s a video showing a fully operational prototype. Now let’s see if they can keep their promise and put it on the market for under $35.
Given the theory that the iPad would be a good fit for the ultra-casual computing audience, there may well be a gap in the market for selling similar devices in stores which are a little more mainstream and accessible to the non-geek than the ultra-cool Apple Store. That certainly seems to be the theory at […]
Who knew something so small could be so destructive?
As we had speculated, Apple is about to release a fix for a flaw in the mobile edition of Safari. The bug had been exploited by enthusiasts to allow a simple, no-computer-needed form of jailbreaking, but had the potential to be used for more sinister purposes. Although the jailbreaking technique was packaged to resemble an […]
In the crazy mixed-up world of modern tech, it was perhaps inevitable that we’d wind up with Verizon making a television. The company is reported to be partnering with Motorola to make an Android-fuelled tablet device, with the key selling point being TV viewing. According to the Financial Times, that will be based around a […]
While the publishing industry, and indeed readers themselves, are still figuring out just exactly what to do with e-readers and e-books, Amazon’s certainly not flagging. Engadget, and about 200 other media outlets, reports that Amazon’s new Kindle—in WiFi only format, of course—is going to be a paltry $139, just in time for the new school […]
And we thought the iPad was cheap(ish) at $499! Well, the Guardian and the Associated Press are both reporting that India has produced a prototype of a $35 tablet laptop which, the country hopes, could eventually go as low as $10. They plan to get the device on the market by 2011. Of course, it […]