For the Aspiring Jacques Cousteau: The Underwater Digital Camera Dive Mask

By Shea Gunther Contributing Writer, [GAS] I spent some of my formative years living in the U.S. Virgin Islands and was probably in the water snorkeling more than I was in school. There’s nothing like getting under water surrounded by yellow tangs, angel fish, and the occasional barracuda. The diver geek in me gurgled in […]


Microsoft Releases New Psychadelic 300-like Zune Commercial

Microsoft has just released this new Zune ad titled “The Masks”. I think this is among the best they’ve released. It’s good, but after watching it you’ve got to wonder if the people who thought of the concept were smoking something really heavy when they came up with it. Let me know what you think… […]

Crystals a geek’s best friend?

By Mark O’Neill Why be content with a normal plain USB stick when you can have this one instead : At $180, this crystal padlock / USB stick is a little on the ostentatious side but if you happen to trip over a spare wad of cash lying around begging to be spent, head on […]

Hardcore Turbo Toaster Burns your Bread in Under a Minute

Are you the kind of person who thinks waiting two minutes for your toast to be ready in the morning is too long? Then the Turbo Toaster is something you’ll definitely want to put on your wish list for next Christmas. Normally, we wouldn’t blog about such a mundane device, but you have to see […]

4 Calling Birds, 3 HDMIs, 2 CVIs, and an ATSC/QAM tuner…

By Brooks Flynn Guest blogger, Philips Consumer Electronics  What connections do I need on my new HDTV? Neilson recently published a study that reports out of 112.8 million U.S. homes with televisions, only about 12.7 million actually carry at least one HD channel. HDTV owners oftentimes don’t even know if they are receiving an HD […]

The Ultimate iPod Accessories Gift Guide

It’s a fact: Everyone loves the iPod. While Apple’s media player doesn’t have any incredibly special features by itself, the amount of accessories developed for it is staggering. I don’t think I need to mention that iPod-related gifts will be top sellers for this year’s holiday season. If you’re still wondering about what to get […]

Star Wars collector tries – and fails – to sell his empire on eBay

By Mark “Yoda” O’Neill Contributing Writer. Begun the eBay auction has – and then it ended with no bids. mcfadyenb tried to sell his huge Star Wars toy collection on eBay and failed. Maybe it was the price he was asking for – a start price of $24,450 or a Buy It Now of $34,500. […]

TiVo in Canada

A staple for serious TV viewers in the US, the TiVo box revolutionized the way people watch TV. At least, thats what the marketing says. The reality is its closer to nifty toy than a revolutionary device, but it does afford a level of control over the television experience that was previously very difficult to achieve …