MagicMouse Puts 3D Control on Your Finger

MagicMouse Puts 3D Control on Your Finger

Put this MagicMouse on your finger, and make your PC’s cursor move around as if by some miraculous force. It works with five carefully positioned ultrasonic microphones, picking up signals from the ring and judging its position in 3D space. Move your hand closer or farther away from the screen…

The Irregular Rubik’s Cube

The Irregular Rubik’s Cube

Going the complete opposite direction from the Idiot’s Cube, this irregular cube is a Rubik’s cube that you need to solve with both colour and shape. Called the Irregular IQ Cube, this strange geometric shape is supposed to end up like a standard Rubik’s Cube when solved, but looks like…

Highest Mobile Call Ever Made From Everest

Highest Mobile Call Ever Made From Everest

A British man has made two phone calls from the summit of Mount Everest in the Himalaya. At 8,848 metres, Rod Baber’s two conversations have gone into the record books as the highest phone call ever made (let me tell you, I’ve made some when I’ve been minging off my…

Columbia Professor: “Open Up That Spectrum, Mr. FCC”

Columbia Professor: “Open Up That Spectrum, Mr. FCC”

Right now to enter the American wireless market, you pretty much have to go through of the Big Four wireless providers, who, as Columbia professor Tim Wu puts it, “tend to approve only established partners whose devices fit their business plans, which is why we have yet to see all…

MemoryFrame MF-8104 Premium Promises Wi-Fi Connectivity

MemoryFrame MF-8104 Premium Promises Wi-Fi Connectivity

The MemoryFrame MF-8104 Premium from Digital Spectrum is a 10.4-inch digital picture frame that might just finally be pushing all the right buttons. With its built-in Wi-Fi, it lets you communicate with your home network, letting you snag pictures from photo sharing sites such as Flickr, Windows Live Spaces and…

Seiko EM-49 Car Socket Power Strip

Seiko EM-49 Car Socket Power Strip

This device from Seiko easily falls into the “Why didn’t I think of that?” category. The Seiko EM-49 is simply a power strip for the 12V power adapter in most vehicles. It also includes a USB port for charging your MP3 player, cellphone, etc. It goes for a cool $19,…

LED Graduation Mortar Board Mod

LED Graduation Mortar Board Mod

Graduation is something I thought I would never see hacked, until now. David Worden recently graduated from the University of Wisconsin and hacked up his mortar board to have blinking LEDs. While other people think they are crafty by writing “Hi Mom” on their cap, Worden showed them all up…

Electronic Roll-up Go Board

Electronic Roll-up Go Board

Go may not be very popular here in the US, but that didn’t stop me from actually taking a few lessons when I was a kid (ladies, quit knocking down my door). Plus, it didn’t stop this guy from designing an electronic roll-up Go board. Shaped like a roll of…

80GB PlayStation 3 Exists, But Only in South Korea

80GB PlayStation 3 Exists, But Only in South Korea

Remember that rumour about the 80GB PS3? Well, it’s becoming pretty solid since Sony of South Korea just announced that they’re shipping out an 80GB version for the Korean market. As for Japan, the US and everywhere else? We’re just going to have to wait. Damn, first Starcraft II, then…

Talking Crotches Now Protected from Deadly Cellphones

Talking Crotches Now Protected from Deadly Cellphones

We know a lot of guys whose crotches do the thinking for them, but we’ve yet to see anyone pressing a cellphone up against the old ‘nads for a cellphone conversation. If there are such people, here’s some radiation-proof underwear that’ll keep those balls protected from deadly radiation, keeping their…

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 Packs 12.2MP and 8fps Shooting

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX100 Packs 12.2MP and 8fps Shooting

Panasonic rolled out its highest-end point-and-shoot digital camera, the Lumix DMC-FX100, and managed to pack 12.2 megapixels into its diminutive form factor. This one’s built for speed, able to snap eight frames per second through its unusually wide 28mm f/2.8 lens with 3.6x optical zoom. And hey, the camera itself…

Keep spirits high, or level, with these cuffs

Keep spirits high, or level, with these cuffs

There are some very nerdy cufflinks out there ” keyboard keys spring to mind ” that are just a bit too uncultured for mine, but these spirit levels cufflinks are all geek chic. This same site has more spirit level jewellery too, necklaces to earrings, as well as other nice…

Apple IIs, As Explained By 7-Year-Old

Apple IIs, As Explained By 7-Year-Old

There is absolutely nothing wrong with this retro show in which children school adults on operating computers…at least for the first 2 minutes or so when it’s still funny. I have a feeling that if we look really closely, we could spot a few Gizmodo readers on the “wiz kid”…

Red Zune in the Wild

Red Zune in the Wild

I spy a red Zune! I spy a red Zune! And it doesn’t look like the work of those guys who paint Zunes red now! I’m not that into this gen of Zune, but I really do put for the effort for the ten readers who are kicking themselves for…

8-core NextDimension Briefcase MegaComputer

8-core NextDimension Briefcase MegaComputer

The 8-core NextDimension Pro and Evo really push the envelope of portability. But then again, the computers have 8 freakin’ cores. Based upon the Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 5300 Series, the systems sip only 100W of processing power despite their beefy specs. And the briefcase-sized form comes in handy when you…

Sha-Poopie, Telescoping Dog Doo Catcher

Sha-Poopie, Telescoping Dog Doo Catcher

In a web exclusive, Solutions is offering the $20 Sha-Poopie, an extending doggie doo catcher. Recommended use instructions include holding the pole “just so” while your dog does his business. Then, carefully, one pushes the poopie end into the ground to collapse the pole. Then, carefullyer, one places the lid…

R2-D2 on a Shirt!

R2-D2 on a Shirt!

FACT: R2-D2 is the best character from the Star Wars franchise. FACT #2: T-shirts are the best form of fashion. Logically speaking, the rest kind of explains itself. We especially like that the R2-D2 hoodies and tees by Pleb because they tell of a more world-weary version of our favorite…

HP LED Laptops Confirmed for Q3 2007

HP LED Laptops Confirmed for Q3 2007

I’ve been waiting for this good news from HP for awhile: their laptops are finally, officially, and definitely going to get LEDs inside of LCDs. Judging from family names, the two confirmed machines, the HP Compaq 2510p and 2710 tablet (not the laptop above), they likely aren’t high end beauties…