$50 netbook not such a bargain

AT&T is trialling sales of a netbook for just $49.99. But the catch is that buyers must subscribe to a two-year internet plan which may wipe out any savings. The deal is currently only available in Philadelphia and Atlanta but will be expanded if it’s a success. The lowest price machine offered is the Acer […]

Deal of the Day: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500K Digital Camera – $176.26, Shipped (56% Off)

For today’S edition of deal of the day, we’ve got the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX500K 10.1MP Digital Camera. Originally priced at $399.95, this nice point and shoot camera features a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica DC lens, a 5x optical zoom, a 3.0-inch touch-screen LCD monitor, and is now priced at $176.26, shipping included. Plus, with an ultra-wide-angle, […]

QwerTea: Mmmmm Tastes Like Keyboards

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] One more April Fool’s joke to add to the fray – I had a feeling that a few of you might enjoy a good pun as much as I do. Or, you know, tea. Because I do love tea. And QWERTY. It’s just fun to type. Online tea store […]

Six of the best April Fool’s Tech Jokes

It’s that day of the year again when journalists fear to print any story in case it proves to be an April Fool’s Day hoax. Here are our picks of some of the day’s most notable pranks in the tech world: Best cross-media hoax: British newspaper The Guardian reports that it will become the first […]

Tauntaun Sleeping Bag

Why has no one thought of this before? WANT! This high-quality sleeping bag looks just like a Tauntaun, complete with saddle, internal intestines and glowing lightsaber zipper pull. Now when your kids tell you their favorite Star Wars movie is “Attack of the Clones” you can nestle the wee-ones snug in simulated Tauntaun fur while […]

Apple coding hides mystery device

Apple is planning to release an iProd. And no, that is not a typo. The device is one of four works-in-progress which have been exposed by those folks who enjoy nosing around the coding of the iPhone operating system (as opposed to, say, making phone calls or listening to music). They’ve noticed the upcoming third […]

Sony takes classic approach to battle cutting-edge Kindle

The Amazon Kindle may have the backing of Oprah Winfrey, but Sony has found a weapon to fight back in promoting its own electronic bookreader: half a million free books. The company has done a deal with Google to provide the free books for users of the Sony Reader, taking the device’s library to 600,000 […]

Wednesday Geeky Pics: Segway to Heaven

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Segways may not have ended up being the future of transportation, but they’ve still managed to carve out a nice little notch within the geek stereotype. And, well, they’re kind of funny to watch. Segway Crash

The Corpus Clock & The Chronophage (Time Eater)

Invented and designed by Doctor John Taylor, the Corpus Clock is a large sculptural timepiece that has been invented to pay honor to John Harrison, pioneer of Longitude and inventor of the esoteric clock mechanism known as a grasshopper escapement. The Corpus clock has a diameter of 4 feet and 11 inches and is valued […]

$35,000 Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Maker

Priced at *ahem* only $35,000, the NitroCream G4 will take your favorite ice cream recipe, freeze it with liquid nitrogen, and finally mix it to create what is apparently the most perfect, silky smooth ice cream you’ve ever tasted. [Via TechEblog]

Overpowered Power Wheels Kid Car

What do you get when you combine an adult with too much time on his hands and a Power Wheels toy car? This is what you get:

Wednesday Geeky Pics: A “Wii” Bit Geeky

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] Whatever your opinion of the Wii as a gaming platform, one thing is for sure: it’s a lot more interesting to watch someone else playing a Wii than the more traditional videogame consoles. Not since the invention of the home DDR mat has there been such opportunity for spectator […]