Plasma Beer Mugs Lights Up That Brew

Plasma Beer Mugs Lights Up That Brew

Ahh, Friday. Got to love them, and it is time for my weekly post relating to something or anything beer related (in preparation for the weekend, of course). This week we have a plasma beer mug. It has hollow walls for the plasma gases. The hollow gassed wall get bright…

Crumpler’s Beer For Bags (NYC) Starts June 9

Crumpler’s Beer For Bags (NYC) Starts June 9

Every year Crumpler barters its laptop, photo and messenger bags in exchange for beer. The tradition started five years ago in Australia, and this is the second time the event is being held in NYC. Bring in a case of Coopers and four Fosters Oil Cans and walk out with…

Dealzmodo USA: $100 off Platinum (Not Elite) Xbox 360

Dealzmodo USA: $100 off Platinum (Not Elite) Xbox 360

With the Xbox 360 Elite making a lot of hubbub lately, Geeks.com decided to clear out their older, platinum Xbox 360s by offering them for $100 off. You get all of the regular goods including the 20GB hard drive, wireless controller, headset and component/Ethernet/power cables. Just enter the coupon GEEKBOX2…

Energy Bill Got You Down? You Need Penguin Power!

Energy Bill Got You Down? You Need Penguin Power!

In the universe of gadgets meant to monitor or conserve energy usage, this is the first we’ve seen that takes an anime approach. The Lifinity ECO is either a thermostat or a energy monitor (or both), using helpful cartoon penguins that keep tabs on your heating and AC settings, as…

Old-School Talking Photo Frame Gets on Your Nerves

Old-School Talking Photo Frame Gets on Your Nerves

Here’s a new way to annoy everybody with your various noises: the Talking Photo Frame that lets you load up five 10-second messages, each one corresponding to one of its photos. Don’t be fooled, these are old-school paper photos that you place into this $61 frame, and you record those…

Interactive Brainstorm Table Works in Mysterious Ways

Interactive Brainstorm Table Works in Mysterious Ways

There was precious little information accompanying this video that landed in our tip box this morning, but as you can plainly see, it’s a light table-like device that immediately scans whenever you set upon it, and it lets you resize, move and animate objects together using gestures. It looks like…

DIY Atari Joystick TV Remote Mod

Alan, over at HackedGadgets, put together this nifty little mod that is a great addition to any retro gamer’s home entertainment center. Unfortunately, this mod uses one of those all-in-one controller game console things rather than an original Atari controller, but I’m not too picky. Hit the link to see…

Lomo Oktomat 8-Lens Camera

Lomo Oktomat 8-Lens Camera

Lomo is known for unique cameras, like the fisheye camera and now this eight lens camera. We have seen a four-lens camera in the past that did a little pop art effect, but the Oktomat from LOMO is the real deal. This $40 camera has eight lenses that take eight…

Breakfast Wrap: Best of Thursday Night

Huh? Wha? There was stuff going on while I was asleep? Yes, friends, and here’s some of the more interesting events you missed. Robots get their fight club Not the weak sauce Battlebots or Robotwars. This is two-footed robot fighting. Sony VAIO TZ looking at 8 hours battery life. Adds…

Cat Cable Clip Looks Cute, Organizes

Cat Cable Clip Looks Cute, Organizes

To some, cable management is an issue more troublesome than the current state of our nation. People are freaks when it comes to cables and these Cat Cable Clips could be the perfect gift for that neat freak cat lady who everyone knows. The cats are suction clips that can…

The Infinite Video Format War is Coming

The Infinite Video Format War is Coming

Blu-Ray will dominate the industry in three years. Or maybe it will be HD DVD. The general consensus is that whoever wins doesn’t really get a lasting victory, since they’re both in the last physical video format ever. That sentiment has largely been the consensus of the press and leaders…

JVC to Rock Three Next-Gen 120Hz 1080p TVs This Fall

JVC to Rock Three Next-Gen 120Hz 1080p TVs This Fall

JVC announced Clear Motion Drive II (CMD II), second-gen 120Hz technology that blasts creamy-smooth frames out of LCD displays at a blistering pace, double that of garden-variety 60Hz LCD screens. The company says the motion interpolation in CMD II is five times better than its 720p predecessor. The new technique…

Low End Theory: State Property

Low End Theory: State Property

By Brendan I. Koerner Arkansas is certainly a land of wonders—how else to describe a place that features Hot Springs National Park, the annual Tri-Lakes Bass Tournament and the birthplace of Skeets McDonald? Yet until this week, I was completely unaware of the Razorback State’s greatest attribute: a government surplus…

Sony VAIO T 10th Anniversary With LED Backlighting and Solid State Drive

Sony VAIO T 10th Anniversary With LED Backlighting and Solid State Drive

At last, here’s the new MacBook Mini, complete with LED-backlit screen, optional 32GB Solid Storage Drive 8-hour battery life and Core 2 Duo processor in a slim 2.68-pound 0.88-inch glorious black design. It looks like at the end it wasn’t announced last tuesday, like the rumorlosersmongers predicted. Oh, and it…

EV-DOize Your Mac Mini

EV-DOize Your Mac Mini

Mac addicts: have you been itching to get your mobile Mac Mini going with EV-DO, but despise the look of an external USB modem? Well, with a little bit of tinkering you can swap out your Airport card with an Expidite PCI Express Mini EV-DO Card.

Fergie and Peter Petrelli Already Have Moto RAZR 2s

Just watch. Actually, this is a waste of time. So just watch 1:53 and then wait 20 seconds to see the RAZR 2. And the song isn’t too good, so turn the music down. Hmm…that’s not much of a sell. What did you expect, it’s 4am? – Brian Lam Fergie…

Weener Kleener Soap Ring (SFW)

Weener Kleener Soap Ring (SFW)

I don’t know what kind of world we live in where an inventor is coming up with a) new ways to shape bars of soap b) a device that increases the efficiency of me pulling on my weener for the sake of hygiene c) a package for said product with…

Transformers Movie Shirts Are Less Than Meets the Eye

Transformers Movie Shirts Are Less Than Meets the Eye

As if the Transformers watches weren’t cheap and tacky enough, take a look at these Transformers movie shirts. They’re actually life-sized wearable animated.gifs, which light up like the $5 lapdance joint we frequent when CES rolls around. Although we still have faith in the movie, all these cheap accessories and…

Folding Bicycle Helmet is a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen

Folding Bicycle Helmet is a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen

It is obvious that having your bicycle helmet hanging from your cubicle wall makes you look like a square. That is where the Stash Helmet is stepping in. This helmet collapses in, making it easy to stash and making your head vulnerable to any kind of crash because a folding…