RAZR2 and The Four Carriers

RAZR2 and The Four Carriers

I’m pretty excited about the new RAZR2, and why shouldn’t I be? It just launched today. One of the positive aspects that Ed Zander stressed during the unveiling is that the RAZR2 will be out in two versions (EDGE and HSDPA) for GSM carriers and a third version (EVDO) for…

Gasmask Becomes Most Terrifying Showerhead Ever

Gasmask Becomes Most Terrifying Showerhead Ever

Showers are great and all, but sometimes I wish they could be more terrifying. That’s why I like this Gasmask Showerhead. It strikes fear deep into my soul, which is what I look for in a bathroom appliance. It’s the details that make it special: the eye-holes hold your soap,…

Motorola May 07 Mystery Phone Unveiling

Motorola May 07 Mystery Phone Unveiling

We’re here in a nice old building in New York’s Chelsea district to check out the unveiling of Motorola’s new phones. First up was Ming touchscreen clamshell. Then Q smartphone refresh: the Q8 and 3G-capable Q9. Next was ROKR Z6 music phone and Moto Z8 entertainment phone. Coup de grace:…

NewsBreaker, Like a Group Wii Experience

NewsBreaker, Like a Group Wii Experience

We briefly mentioned MSNBC.com’s NewsBreaker Live Interactive Cinema game last week at our beloved bro site Kotaku, and now here’s video footage of that crowd gaming experience, where humans take the role of joysticks and collectively play a rousing game of Breakout. A motion sensor in front of the theater…

How To: Repel Sharks with Magnets

How To: Repel Sharks with Magnets

Here’s a cool trick Eric Stroud and and Michael Herrmann discovered: Sharks hate magnets. And the thing is, anyone who is a shark geek and a magnet geek can kind of mentally put it together. With the shark being able to sense weak currents in the water, this has GOT…

Apple Bearbricks

Apple Bearbricks

Check this out. Order a Mac in Japan, get a free Bearbrick. Cool, but not quite topping my favorite Lego/Apple Mashup ever, the 1984 ad diorama in building blocks. ” Brian Lam Apple Bearbrick [Plastic Bamboo]

Dealzmodo USA: Get a Wii for $50

Dealzmodo USA: Get a Wii for $50

We’re big fans of the online game rental company Gamefly here, so this deal is both fantastic and devious, depending on how ethical you are. Gamefly has a deal going that will give you either a Wii or one year of Gamefly if you get five of your friends to…

Transformers Watches Make You Feel, Look Like a Kid Again

Transformers Watches Make You Feel, Look Like a Kid Again

If you’re one of the few people (like us) still eagerly awaiting the summer blockbuster spectacular Transformers, you’ll love these transformers watches from Seiko. They may be goofy, and they may be supremely low tech, but they’re definitely made for the nine-year-old boy inside of you. Note: we said the…

Water Mortar Drenches the Competition

Water Mortar Drenches the Competition

The traditional summer water balloon fight just got a little more intense. Fill up a water balloon and load it into this shoulder-mounted water mortar. It uses a spring-loaded mechanism to fire the water balloon. The effective range is anywhere from 15 to 20 feet, and this device is sure…

JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 Hands On

JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 Hands On

We’ve been eagerly awaiting a chance to get our hands on the JVC HD Everio GZ-HD7 hard drive camcorder, and now that we’ve had one here for the past few days, we were not disappointed. Here are our impressions of its usability, picture quality and overall design. Holding the camcorder…

Wiimote Analog Stick Adapter

Wiimote Analog Stick Adapter

I know the Wiimote is supposed to be more about motion control than the old-fashion ways, but some people miss those old ways. For those missing getting the Nintendo fix with an analog stick and buttons (like the GameCube and N64 has) this peripheral is for you. It is an…

Coolness Roundup: Adobe CS 3 Hands-On

Coolness Roundup: Adobe CS 3 Hands-On

Join the gurus of cool in Coolness Roundup episode 87, praising and blasting product after product in lots of lively tech talk. This week, join Gizmodo’s Charlie White and Sci Fi Tech’s Stephen Schleicher as they give you their hands-on impressions of Adobe’s latest software uber-suite, CS3, and evaluate features…

iTunes 7.1.1 Cracked, Allowing DRM to Be Stripped Off

iTunes 7.1.1 Cracked, Allowing DRM to Be Stripped Off

Boy, I didn’t see this one coming. The latest version of iTunes, 7.1.1, has been cracked, allowing you to strip off that annoying DRM so you can listen to your legally purchased songs however you’d like. It can be done using the program QTFairUse6. Unfortunately, it’s only available for Windows,…

Build Your Own Rotating/Pivoting Monitor

Build Your Own Rotating/Pivoting Monitor

Nowadays its pretty easy to find an LCD monitor that rotates and pivots, but if you don’t have the cash to spend on a new display (or if you just like building things on your own), a user by the name of odrarek has posted up instructions on how to…

HIA 07: Diamond bling Philips TV, obscenely tasteful?

HIA 07: Diamond bling Philips TV, obscenely tasteful?

Got a spare quarter mil for this one-of-a-kind Ambilight TV? 2,250 diamonds (weighing in at 225 carats) are on board this 42-inch screen, adding some sparkle to those moody LEDs around the border. Philips made this to mark the manufacture of their millionth Ambilight TV. Better than throwing a piss…

Tomorrow FBI Will Be Jacked Into Everyone’s Internets

Tomorrow FBI Will Be Jacked Into Everyone’s Internets

Tomorrow is the deadline for ISPs to have their networks wired up with G-Man-mandated surveillance equipment which will make it easier for the FBI to snoop, spy and wiretap the intertubes, per the FCC’s expanded 2002 interpretation of the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act. (Clearly an older law,…

I Got Clocked…Clock

I Got Clocked…Clock

The I Got Clocked clocks may be too late for Mother’s Day 2007, but there will be a Mother’s Day 2008 (in about a year). Taking the novelty clock to the next level, IGC offers photo-customized clocks that use the subjects’ arms as minute and hour…hands. Yes, your son, daughter,…