The Geek Wish List: Day Four

Luxury bus The background of this bus is something of a mystery, but be assured, it is genuine and has featured on British TV show Top Gear. This is not a possession of which our more environmentally aware readers will necessarily approve. And frankly much of its appeal comes from a combination of luxury and […]

The Geek Wish List: Day Three

Mercedes Benx S-Class 2007 No doubt this is a high-performance car with luxury status which would attract the interest of the most mainstream petrolhead. But it’s also got some features with particular geek appeal. The big one is an automated braking and control system. When you’re on the open road you set your desired speed […]

The Geek Wish List: Day Two

WiFi detector shirt With a list price of $29.99, this could spell an end to walking round city centers surreptitiously opening up your laptop and checking for WiFi signals before you commit to placing your latte order. The shirt glows to show both the presence of a WiFi signal and its strength. It’s powered by […]

The Geek Wish List: Day One

Over the next week we’ll be bringing you ten of the most desirable geek possessions. Some are as cheap as a few bucks, some cost tens of thousands of dollars, and some are one-offs which aren’t for sale. But every one of them should have you thinking “I want one of those!” Gyroscopic pool table […]

How I Use My Mobile Internet Device

By Xavier Lanier Guest Blogger I’ve been using a mobile internet device for the past couple of months and have enjoyed the experience so far. My MID of choice is the Viliv S5 and I’ve used it much more than I expected to. I’m a Web publisher and spend most of time online, so it’s […]

Gr-apple-fest is on in the Mobile Industry!

By Douglas Karr Guest Blogger It appears that Apple is waging war in the mobile industry… and there’s some questions as to whether or not they’re playing fair. Apple first lashed out at the popular open source hack for the iPhone, called Jailbreak, stating that the Jailbreak application violated Apple’s copyright. Huh? iPhone owners might […]

Ten Coolest New Car Technologies

By Chris Burdick Guest Blogger In the consumer electronics world, companies have to be continuously innovating to keep up with each other. This is why last year’s revolutionary $3000 Plasma HDTV only costs $1500 now. The automotive world isn’t all that different; car makers need to keep adding more technology in their cars to keep […]

Sony camera works without supervision

When I wrote yesterday’s article about a camera with a built-in projector, I wondered to myself “What next? A camera that can think for itself?” I was pretty much on the money. Sony has released a camera dock which can rotate your digital camera through 360 degrees and tilt it back and forth. Why does […]

Nikon Coolpix S1000pj camera offers truly cinematic experience

Many, if not most, pocket gadgets that people invent are largely needless as they simply combine two existing tools for no particularly useful reason. But every so often somebody comes up with a “twofer” that genuinely solves a problem. Here’s a problem you may well have experienced (though you might need the marketing men to […]

My Amazon Kindle Ate My Homework

By Casey Lynn Contributing Writer, [GAS] So, speaking of e-books… you may have heard that in a twist of Orwellian irony, Amazon recently wirelessly deleted copies of 1984 and Animal Farm from customers’ Kindles. Apparently there was a copyright issue, in that the third party distributor who okayed the e-versions of the books did not […]

Soldier Rides Half Pipe Using G.I. JOE’s Delta 6 Accelerator Suit

Produced to hype up the upcoming summer blockbuster “G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra.”, this viral marketing video shows a soldier riding a half pipe using a Delta 6 Accelerator Suit.

Worst Anti-Burglary Device Ever: The Human Flypaper

The Human Flypaper is a super sticky mat that you leave just inside your doorway when you leave home. If a burglar succeeds in breaking in via your front door, he’ll step on the thing and will likely get stuck to it. In theory, this might sound like a good idea, but in practice, we […]