World’s Lamest Halo 3 Zune Video

World’s Lamest Halo 3 Zune Video

I was interested in the Halo 3 preview event at Foreign Cinema this weekend. But when Noah went to the NY event hours earlier and came back with Halo 3 edition Zune photos, it increased my interest by a great amount. No biggie. Zune. But when I got there, the…

BlueBox MiJam Mini Keyz

BlueBox MiJam Mini Keyz

The BlueBox MiJam Mini Keyz is a new product within the MiJam line”music generators that hook up to iPods for realtime audio jamming along with your favorite tunes. The Mini Keyz is a synthesizer edition, providing 8 style-adjustable notes and a package of simple tempo-controllable drum loops to enhance that…

LG Super Multi Blue for PC, Kinda Super

LG Super Multi Blue for PC, Kinda Super

PC World got their hands on a LG GGW-H10NI Super Multi Blue BD Drive/HD DVD Reader. Oh my goodness that name is horrible. It’s the PC version of the Super Multi Blue that LG released for home theaters, but this version also boasts 2x single layer (4x disc) Blu-ray disc…

LED Table Gives Your Meals a Sensual Glow

LED Table Gives Your Meals a Sensual Glow

This LED table, designed by Julian Appelius and Fabien Dumas, may look like a regular table at first, but that changes when you place something down. When an object”usually transparent”interrupts the path of the light through the table, the light gets transferred into the object and lights it up all…

Dealzmodo: Logitech G5 Laser Gaming Mouse, $25

Dealzmodo: Logitech G5 Laser Gaming Mouse, $25

Dell Home is offering up this 2,000 DPI mouse for half off. The mouse normally retails for $50, but enter coupon code TZS8CNL5SGFLW3 at checkout for $25 off. This corded mouse also includes an adjustable weight cartridge and on-the-fly sensitivity switching for you o-shiping whores. “Travis Hudson Product Page [Via…

HANNspree Releases 5 Cheap, ‘Vista Certified’ LCDs

HANNspree Releases 5 Cheap, ‘Vista Certified’ LCDs

HANNspree’s computer display division, HANNS.G, announced five new LCD displays that are being touted as “Vista certified,” whatever the hell that means. The big beauty is a 22-inch HW-223DPB that displays at 1680×1050 and has a nice 5ms response time and 1,000:1 contrast ratio. It has DVI inputs, but includes…

Domia X10 Fake Touchscreen Lighting Control

Domia X10 Fake Touchscreen Lighting Control

At first glance this $399 Domia X10 touchscreen control is fantastic. You get a real-picture representation of your room so you can easily select which lights you want to turn on and off. However, the Domia is actually just a fancy picture frame that you stick an actual picture of…

SUBstage200 Rattles Your Couch, Butt

SUBstage200 Rattles Your Couch, Butt

Instead of sticking your subwoofer near the rest of your speakers and rattling the whole room, why not get a SUBstage200, stick it under your couch, and make sure you feel that bass? The SUBstage200, a follow-up to the older SUBstage100, will have a 200-watt Class D amp on board…

Steampunk Victorian Spy Camera Watch

Steampunk Victorian Spy Camera Watch

Here is the latest addition to our ever-growing steampunk collection. This is a true, Victorian Lancaster Pocket Watch that also includes a spy camera. This spy tool has a bit of history, too. It was owned by the grandson of a cabinetmaker who worked at J. Lancaster & Son likely…

Wozmodo: Woz Explains Apple Fanboyism

Wozmodo: Woz Explains Apple Fanboyism

Here’s another clip from my interview with Steve Wozniak yesterday. This time, he’s talking about what about Apple makes people so fanatical. Sure, I could have asked Blam, but he looks so cute sleeping in his Apple pajamas that I couldn’t bear to wake him up. Anyways, Woz is a…

Software With the Brains to Piece Back Shredded Files

Software With the Brains to Piece Back Shredded Files

Researchers in Germany have developed a software program that can re-assemble shredded documents. The software relies on special algorithms to help piece everything back together as it scans and analyses documents based on their color, shape, handwriting, texture and typeface. The software can even piece together files shredded by machines,…

Dual-blade Helicopter Breaks Chopper Speed Barrier

Dual-blade Helicopter Breaks Chopper Speed Barrier

Helicopters aren’t known for their speed, which is why Sikorsky Aircraft is working on a chopper prototype with two sets of blades instead of one. The blades, which would spin in opposite directions, would create equal amounts of lift on both sides of the chopper. In other words, by spinning…

Bestilt Xbox Motion Sensing Mod Pics Surface

Bestilt Xbox Motion Sensing Mod Pics Surface

Here’s that Bestilt controller mod, whose motion-sensing tricks we showed you in a video yesterday, and now today they’ve posed for their first pics. The controller attachments will be available next week from Total Console in your choice of black or white for $37.99. If you’re inclined to take off…

Muscle Suit will give you (Austin) Powers

Muscle Suit will give you (Austin) Powers

Those crazy cats at Tokyo’s University of Science have come up with a muscle suit. No, I’m not quite sure what it’s for either. Is it to wear under a suit to give you the illusion of being buff and studly? Or is it to develop your muscles? Nope, apparently…

Helio Ocean Feature by Feature Review

Helio Ocean Feature by Feature Review

We’ve had lots of time to use, re-use, and digest every feature available on the Helio Ocean. We’ve done UI videos, hardware galleries, handset sharing tutorials and sync tutorials, but what you really want to know is what we think of it. Here’s our review, broken down feature by feature…

Gizmodo AU: Want to work in our office?

Gizmodo AU: Want to work in our office?

Our Australian parent company, Allure Media, is looking for an office staffer to work in Sydney to help take care of business. But they’ll also be helping out on the editorial side of things, too. So if you know your ‘your’ from your ‘you’re’, and you’re looking for a break…

How to Sync Your Contacts with the Ocean

How to Sync Your Contacts with the Ocean

The Helio Ocean is an emailing machine, allowing you to manage a whole slew of email accounts at once. Also, Helio, unsurprisingly, would love it if you stocked up on their phones. You know, if you grabbed an Ocean for going to work and a Heat for going out at…

Mozilla Prepping a Mobile Firefox Browser

Mozilla Prepping a Mobile Firefox Browser

Looks like our favorite Web browser is about to go mobile. Mozilla head honcho, Mitchell Baker, told the folks at APC magazine that Mozilla is working on a Firefox to go for your cellphone. It’s a long-term project (meaning it’s not coming out any time soon), but the goal is…

Pong, Anytime, Anywhere

Pong, Anytime, Anywhere

As part of the ECE 476 Microcontroller Design course at Cornell University, two students have taken the game of Pong and added a new twist. This version of Pong can be played on any flat surface using two laser-sensing paddles and a laser projector that projects the Pong ball. The…

RTX Cooling Glove Cools, in a Different Way

RTX Cooling Glove Cools, in a Different Way

This is the RTX (Rapid Thermal Exchange) glove. It may look like a kinky fetish toy, but it is actually a pretty unique way to cool the body. It doesn’t necessarily cool the body like the way a good fan does, but rather it utilizes the key radiator zone (the…

Helio Ocean UI Walkthrough Part 2 and 3

Helio Ocean UI Walkthrough Part 2 and 3

Since we couldn’t get part two of our video walkthrough up in time last night, we’re giving you a bonus video as well! This time we go through much of the UI elements and answer questions you posted in the comments last night. Hit the jump for part 3 (and…

Low End Theory: Talk is Cheap

Low End Theory: Talk is Cheap

By Brendan I. Koerner I can definitely see the wisdom in having excised negotiation from most of our daily commerce. Imagine if every time you had to buy a roll of toilet paper from CVS, the cashier tried to highball you: “That’ll be $3.99, sir…What? You don’t want to pay…

Tune Phones Have a Built-In MP3 Player

Tune Phones Have a Built-In MP3 Player

These Tune Phones look like they could be quite comfortable. Too bad they only hold 512MB of your favorite songs in their built-in MP3 player, but then that might be enough for even the longest of walks or runs. You control the proceedings with the four buttons on the right…