Tech toys heading for Christmas lists


We live in an age when children seem more interested in grown-up gadgetry (my 12-year-old niece is currently unsuccessfully lobbying her parents for a BlackBerry) than traditional toys. But if forecasts are correct, this could be a particularly tech-filled Christmas. The UK’s Toy Retailers’ Association has just published its annual Christmas best-seller prediction list, in […]

Iris 9000 Voice Control Module for Siri [Video]


Coming in 2012 from ThinkGeek. Seriously. [ThinkGeek]

Mobile Phone Ad from the 80s [Video]


I guess I’m just feeling nostalgic today. [Via Wimp]

OMG WANT: Lytro’s Amazing New Light Field Camera [Video]


Brian Tong checks out Lytro’s new revolutionary digital camera, which has an infinite focus and a unique design. Holy crap! An 8X optical zoom with a constant f/2 aperture (meaning it needs no flash in most situations) and infinite focus? For $399? I want one. I want one REALLY badly. Lytro’s upcoming light field camera […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 42% Off Sony’s Official PS3 Blu-Ray Remote – $14.46 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has a Sony’s official PS3 blu-ray remote for just $14.46 + free shipping. That’s 42% off the remote’s usual retail price of $24.99. The PlayStation 3 Blu-ray remote control enables users streamlined access to the PlayStation 3 system’s disc features. Unlike standard infrared remotes, the Blu-ray […]

iPhone 4S vs. Canon 5D MK II: Fight! [Video]


Here’s a “fair” test between the iPhone 4S and the Canon 5D MK II. I made a little rig that allowed me to shoot both cameras at the same time side by side. All scenes are perfectly synced together so you can pause and scrutinize the frames! See photo of the makeshift rig in the […]

A Magazine Is an iPad that Doesn’t Work [Video]

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It’s like giving a kid an abacus and telling her it’s really a calculator. Technology codes our minds, changes our OS. Apple products have done this extensively. The video shows how magazines are now useless and impossible to understand, for digital natives. It shows real life clip of a 1-year old, growing among touch screens […]

Funny: Banned iPhone 4S Promo [Video]


How do you improve upon something that’s already so extraordinary? You don’t! You just slightly update the product and slap an “s” on the box! [Via]

iPad mini rumors return


An extremely preliminary rumor suggest Apple may be planning a low-price iPad in response to Amazon getting into the tablet business. The rumor, reported at Apple Insider, stems from a financial analyst, who in turn says his sources are component suppliers in the Far East. According to Brian White, Apple may be planning a dual […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 70% Off Belkin F5U706 2 in 1 USB 2.0 7-PORT HUB – $14.99

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Belkin F5U706 2 in 1 USB 2.0 7-PORT HUB for just $14.99. That’s 70% Off the hub’s usual retail pric of $49.99. Featuring the ability to transform from a compact four-port travel Hub into a stable desktop Hub then back again, the Belkin Hub-to-Go […]

REVIEW: Samsung Galaxy S II for T-Mobile


Tuesday, the T3 Gadget Awards 2011 named the Galaxy S II “Phone of the Year” —  the first time in 3 years the award hasn’t gone to Apple or HTC.  Today, T-Mobile is releasing their version of the GSII, which is already available on Sprint and AT&T. The T-Mobile GSII is the final version to launch in […]

Geeks According to Sony: How We Get Girls


Sony Europe has launched a webseries apparently intended to celebrate geek culture along with Sony gadgets.  Because, you know, geeks like gadgets.  They also can’t talk to girls, and probably wear pocket protectors. So if this is what we know about geeks, and we also know about girls, I wonder what geeky girls are like. […]