3D Printed Toys from Cubify

The age of 3D printers as a household appliance are slowly creeping up on us as company after company tries to find that one niche that will propel the masses into the future. Cubify seems to think that the path into the home is through the children. That is, to design toys that children can […]

Wolverine Claws Acquired

Got the yellow spandex and but can’t find that last touch for your wolverine outfit? Here’s a set of “adamantium” claws so you can create a more complete costume. Sadly, they are not made of indestructible metals, but indeed are actually made of plastic. But hey, be convincing enough and people will still run in terror.  [Get […]

Epic Darth Vader Tee

The only thing wrong with this is that it’s a kids t-shirt, so they only stock sizes for infants to 7 year olds. Regardless, if you’ve got kids, put them in this. Because it’s hilarious. [$21.99 from SuperHeroStuff]

Space Invaders Reusable Sandwich Bags

What better way to stay environmentally friendly and to make sure your kids pay tribute to the geek classics than to send them to school with these ultra “Earth Savvy” bags for their snacks, covered in Space Invaders motifs? A washable, BPA free and food grade compliant lining on the inside makes the bag durable, […]

Lose Weight While Working With the Fitdesk

In recent years, I’ve seen plenty of homemade solutions where enterprising geeks have tried combining the necessity of earning a living with the joy of having a great workout. There’s plenty of videos of people using treadmill/stationary bike/workdesk combos on YouTube with unfortunately inconsistent degrees of effectiveness. Three weeks ago, after Googling about a “professional” […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 46% Off Viewsonic VA2231WM-LED 22-Inch Widescreen LED Monitor – $134.84 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Viewsonic VA2231WM-LED 22-Inch Widescreen LED Monitor for just $134.84 plus free shipping. That’s 46% off the monitor’s usual retail price of $248. The Viewsonic VA2231wm-LED 22″ Class Widescreen LED Backlit Monitor sports a wonderful 22-inch LED display with a whopping 10,000,000:1 MEGA Dynamic Contrast […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 56% Off SwissGear SA1908 ScanSmart Laptop Backpack – $52.95 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the SwissGear SA1908 ScanSmart Backpack (fits most 17 inch laptops) for just $52.95 plus free shipping. That’s 56% off the backpack’s usual retail price of $120. Please note that if you’re looking for a new computer backpack, Amazon is offering lots of other great deals […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 45% Off Panasonic Lumix TS20 16.1 MP TOUGH Waterproof Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom – $99 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Panasonic Lumix TS20 16.1 MP TOUGH Waterproof Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom for just $99 plus free shipping. That’s 45% off the camera’s usual retail price of $179. This portable and durable digital camera not only delivers 16MP photos and in fluid 720p […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: 70% Off Pantech Crossover Prepaid Android GoPhone (AT&T) with $25 Airtime Credit – $59.99 + Free Shipping

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon has the Pantech Crossover Prepaid Android GoPhone (AT&T) with $25 Airtime Credit for just $59.99 plus free shipping. That’s 70% off the phone’s usual retail price of $199.99. Perfect for first-time smartphone users, the Android-powered, 3G-enabled Pantech Crossover for AT&T lets you stay connected to friends, […]

Apple considers touch-sensitive iPad case

Apple has applied for a patent on having an additional display, possibly with touch input, built into a flexible cover for the iPad. The application was filed last year but has only just been made public by the US Patent & Trademark Office. It appears to be an enhanced version of the design used for […]

Smartphones Putting Pedestrians in ER

We hear a lot of debate about the balance between personal freedom and the dangers of distracted driving when it come to smartphones. But now it appears those dangers are becoming an issue for pedestrians. The Associated Press reports that, based on reports from 100 emergency rooms, an estimated 1,152 people needed hospital treatment in […]

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save Big on Kingston’s Wi-Drives [Wi-Fi Drives]

Looking to add a little extra space to your mobile device(s)? Then be sure to check out these great deals on Kingston’s Wi-Drive series of portable Wi-Fi drives on Amazon.com. With integrated Wi-Fi and four hours of battery life, Kingston’s new Wi-Drive offers pocket-sized portable storage and easy file sharing for mobile devices, including iPad, […]