seriously, we hope iPhone Gaming Pod becomes a reality

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(credit: Alan Li)

first of all, i do know how exactly this concept is going to work out technically. you have to forgive me, cos’ i am not an electronic engineer nor am i a computer scientist. let’s just assume that it is technically viable and appreciate the concept by designer Alan Li, dubbed the ‘Apple iPhone Gaming Extension’. basically, the Apple iPhone Gaming Extension is a case that doubles as a gaming D-pad of sort or was it other way round? whichever way, i guess it will be just the concept that avid iPhone gamers would love to see it get made. Continue reading seriously, we hope iPhone Gaming Pod becomes a reality

what’s the craziest name for a monstrous PC? Murderbox?

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(credit: Murderbox) Murderbox Gaming PC | from US$6,000.00 | www.murderbox.com

i respect those who has the patience to build beautiful custom PC but i have even more respect for those who willingly fork out astronomical sum for them. here’s one PC that the latter group of gaming folks would buy. dubbed the Murderbox, which is not exactly a pleasant or beautiful (likely, more sinister) name but this custom PC has every bit of the latest hardware that money can buy in it. so what’s the specs for such sinister named PC? Continue reading what’s the craziest name for a monstrous PC? Murderbox?

Alarm Dock turns your iPhone into GE flip clocks lookalike

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(credit: Areaware) Areaware Alarm Dock | US$39.50 | www.areaware.com

remember those faux wood grain GE flip clocks that we all love? well, you can now replicate it with the Alarm Dock from Areaware. designed by Jonas Damon, the combination of this dock and an iPhone running a flip clock app let you relive the fond memories of the GE flip clock with the wholesome goodness of the 21st century technology. made out of Beech Wood, the $39.50 Alarm Dock features an opening at the back of the dock to route the power supply to your iPhone. if you ask me, this is one of those ‘extras’ in life. however, if you are like me who depend on iPhone as an alarm clock, this is probably a stylish alternative to those ‘standard’ stand or dock. Continue reading Alarm Dock turns your iPhone into GE flip clocks lookalike

Scarpar off-road skateboard is now open for reservation

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(credit: Scarpar) Scarpar Off-Road Skateboard | From US$2,800.00 | scarpar.com

Love powered skateboarding but do not what a gas guzzler? Well, why not give the Scarpar All-terrain Powerboard a go? Created by Australia-based startup, the Scarpar comes in two versions: the Model S and Model X. the Model S comes equipped with two 750 W motors that’s capable of a top speed of 18 mph while the Model X has a pair of 1.5 kW DC motors that propels it up to 28 mph. That sounds kind of a little too fast for something that we have nothing to hold on to. Continue reading Scarpar off-road skateboard is now open for reservation

Amosu brings you the world’s first 24ct. Gold Kindle

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seriously, Amazon Kindle is the last gadget that i expect to receive a lavish gold treatment but anyway, here it is, Amosu Couture brings you the world’s first Amazon Kindle WiFi+3G plated in 24ct. hardened gold. what more can i say? its a Kindle and its covered in gold. gold lets you standout from the sea of tablets and ebook readers while the matte finish makes it less ostentatious. apparently, that’s not all. it is available in traditional yellow gold, white gold or rose gold and if that’s not enough, Swarovski crystals are on the menu for your taking too. Continue reading Amosu brings you the world’s first 24ct. Gold Kindle

Treasure Wheels: an easier way to move (almost) anything

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(credit: Yaeliv) Treasure Wheels | US$39.00 | www.etsy.com

at the first glance, you might be wondering why does a clamp needs a pair of wheels? or rather why does the wheels has a clamp? novelty item, perhaps? absolutely not. the Treasure Wheels (yes, that’s what it is called) is in fact your best friend in moving. all you have to do is clamp these devices to anything you wish to move but too heavy to do so, and instantly bestow them with wheels. you can’t get any simpler than that. i like to use the word: ingenious. really. that’s what this $39 gadget is. Continue reading Treasure Wheels: an easier way to move (almost) anything

rare gold plated Luger pistol to go under the hammer

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(credit: Rock Island Auction Company)

i am not so much of a fan for gold plated stuff (yes, i said that many times) but this rare gold plated Luger pistol with intricate engraving and carved ivory presentation grips caught my eyes in an instant. made by Krieghoff Heinrich Gun Co., the pistol will go under the hammer at the upcoming Premier Collector’s Firearms Auction (May 20-22) organized by auction house, Rock Island Auction Company (RIA). it is said that this rare firearm still has 98 percent of its original gold-plated finish and has an estimated price tag of between $50,000 to $100,000. check out a few more images of this stunning work of art after the break. Continue reading rare gold plated Luger pistol to go under the hammer

finally, Acer and Samsung Chromebooks to debut this June

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i wouldn’t say i am all keen about Google’s Chrome OS-based laptops but it is definitely something worth looking out for as long it will give Mac OS and Windows a run for their money. recently Google unveiled details on a couple of laptops that is set run on the much awaited Chrome OS and these laptops are lovingly dubbed as the ‘Chromebook’. i must admit, it does sound a little cool. Continue reading finally, Acer and Samsung Chromebooks to debut this June

Firebird: an unmanned aircraft, yet can be flew by a pilot

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(credit: Northrop Grumman)

UAV or unmanned aerial vehicles are greatly used by defense forces around the world. it has proven itself in the field of reconnaissance and have provided invaluable information that are critical for winning a conflict. it does all this while keep our soldiers free from harm, miles and miles away. however, there are times when you do need a human pilot to be there to exercise sound judgement and collect the data that only the wonder of human mind can do. Continue reading Firebird: an unmanned aircraft, yet can be flew by a pilot

Sharp unveiled new glasses-free 3D AQUOS smartphone

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(credit: Sharp Japan) Sharp SH-12C AQUOS Phone | ¥tbc | www.sharp.co.jp

if you are a 3D fanatics, then you will be pleased that Sharp has unveiled it latest 3D phone under its AQUOS brand name. dubbed the Sharp AQUOS SH-12C, this Android 2.3 powered smartphone sports two 8-megapixels CMOS cameras that enables it to capture still images and video in 3D. the phone is capable of 3D content playback that’s viewable without the need for 3D glasses. Continue reading Sharp unveiled new glasses-free 3D AQUOS smartphone

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