Celestron SkyScout Scope Makes You a True Space Cadet

Celestron SkyScout Scope Makes You a True Space Cadet

Match Made in the Heavens: You saw the Celestron SkyScout a while ago, and now here’s a scope on which to mount it. See galaxies with the SkyScout Scope’s high-power eyepiece, or get your bearings with its included its low-power counterpart. But It’ll Cost Ya: To use this with the…

Quartics Mobile2Display Wirelessly Clones Your Phone

Quartics Mobile2Display Wirelessly Clones Your Phone

It didn’t look like much passing by, but the folks at Quartics have come up with a way to transmit your Windows Mobile phone’s screen to a display via a Wi-Fi dongle at 8 frames per second, allowing the world (or at least the room) to see what you see…

WowWee Rovio, Everything the Aibo Should Be

WowWee Rovio, Everything the Aibo Should Be

WowWee, makers of such fine products as cat-hunting dragonflies, have unveiled a new, fairly badass three-wheeling robot for home use that’s not all the different from the specs we’ve seen in Sony’s new

CES Separates the Wheat From the Chaff with Blogger and Press Badges

CES Separates the Wheat From the Chaff with Blogger and Press Badges

High drama at CES! Instead of all of us being united under the umbrella of “press,” some of us were arbitrarily deemed “bloggers” and others “press.” I’m press, but Chen is a blogger. We aren’t sure exactly what the difference is, but I assume that the CES admins will force…

CES Unveiled: We’re here

CES Unveiled: We’re here

We’re here at CES Unveiled, the pre-pre-pre CES event that debuts some new products before the actual show starts. We’re in line and already being hassled by people to get us to view their goods. The actual Unveiled opens at 4PM PST (7PM EST), and we’re going to be posting…

Bug Labs Open Source Do-It-Yourself Gadget Gets a Hacking Module, Pricing

Bug Labs Open Source Do-It-Yourself Gadget Gets a Hacking Module, Pricing

Those Bug Labs open source modular gadgets—the ones that you can buy in pieces and build your own gadget with—have just gotten pricing and availability details. They’re also announcing a Von Hippel module, which allows an I/O interface so you can “further” hack your BUG. If you buy the modules…

Wireless Surround-Sound Headphone Battlemodo

Wireless Surround-Sound Headphone Battlemodo

Problem: you want to watch a movie or play a game in glorious surround sound. But someone in your house is sleeping, studying or just annoyed that you are playing BioShock for the third time to get all the achievements. The solution: wireless surround-sound headphones. We tested the three of…

Digital Foci Pocket OLED Photo Frames

Digital Foci Pocket OLED Photo Frames

The Basics: OLED Picture frames! The 2.8-inch screen has a wrist strap, and works as an alarm clock and calendar. The 1.5-inch version has a keychain. They hold 3000 and 120 photos, and have 10000:1 and 1000:1 contrast ratios, respectively. Rechargeable. The Catch: The $50 1.5-inch screen form factor is…

Listen to iLuv i399 iPod Dock From 300 Feet Away With BluePin II

Listen to iLuv i399 iPod Dock From 300 Feet Away With BluePin II

The Skinny: Another Bluetooth-enabled dock from iLuv, this one boosts the wireless range to 300 feet w/ BluePin II. Sound is supposedly better than previous models courtesy of iAura, plus it has speaker phone capabilities. The Drag: Their past model X99 model only had 6 watts per speaker, which is…

Lapstix Privacy Screen Locks Down Your Laptop Super Hardcore

Lapstix Privacy Screen Locks Down Your Laptop Super Hardcore

What could be more secure (not to mention masculine) than a rainbow coloured fan that clips onto the side of a Laptop? Besides looking awesome, these screens can be customised with a company logo making them powerful promotional tools. Plus, Lapstix are versatile—you could use them to shade your laptop…

DisplayMate USB, Easy Test Patterns Directly From a Thumb Drive

DisplayMate USB, Easy Test Patterns Directly From a Thumb Drive

DisplayMate is the standard of the video testing game, and now it just got a whole lot easier to use with DisplayMate USB Edition. To run any monitor through DisplayMate’s sophisticated suite of visual tasks, all you need to do is plug this USB drive into the monitor’s PC, an…

PSP Solar Charger Misses the Point

PSP Solar Charger Misses the Point

When we first laid eyes on this PSP solar charger, we thought it looked sweet. Seemingly attaching to the outside casing of your PSP, two solar panels could recharge our handhelds while we played endlessly on sunny days as we wasted our life away in hammock bliss. For just over…

New Zune Ads are Microsoft Against the Machine

New Zune Ads are Microsoft Against the Machine

When a company like Microsoft resorts to look independent in anything, it’s a bit of a joke…but we may forgive their humility with their Zune campaign. Two new Zune videos have popped up on YouTube that look like they belong on YouTube. With the feel of an indie music video…

Goodyear Announces an Octet of ‘Rugged’ GPS Units

Goodyear Announces an Octet of ‘Rugged’ GPS Units

Goodyear, that name you’re accustomed to seeing on tires, has decided to jump into the GPS game, sticking its familiar brand name onto navigation devices. Hey, they have something to do with cars, don’t they? The company has pulled a Garmin on us, brand spamming with an entire product line…

Mobiado Introduces Its Stealth Mobile, Er, Stealthily

Mobiado Introduces Its Stealth Mobile, Er, Stealthily

Made from a block of aircraft aluminum, Mobiado’s black Stealth Mobile is inspired by the bomber of the same name. Only 1200 will be made, so expect the price, while not quite as expensive as a B-2 Spirit, should hit you in the pocket. Full specs of the small-buttoned beauty…

GE’s New DECT 6.0 Phones Offer Integrated GOOG-411 Key

GE’s New DECT 6.0 Phones Offer Integrated GOOG-411 Key

Fans of the word “free” who just happen to have a landline and are too lazy to manually dial GOOG-411 will undoubtedly be thrilled with GE’s new lineup of DECT 6.0 phones. Thanks to a partnership between Thomson and Google, over a dozen of these new phones will have one-button…