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Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit

classic arcade games given a 21st century makeover can never be as authentic, so why not built yourself one real arcade cabinet that let you enjoy classics like Ms. Pacman, Donkey Kong, DigDug and more? too much hassle and too technical we hear you say? then why not start small, like really, really small, which you can do so with the Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit? fresh from Adafruit, this kit has everything (almost) you need to put together an arcade machine which easily slips into your back for your retro gaming fix while on the go. key features include Adafruit’s PiTFT 2.8-inch display boasting 320 x 420 resolution, mini thumbstick and mini arcade push buttons, plus a whole bunch of components necessary to put together one lusty-worthy micro arcade cabinet. Continue reading Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit

Miniature Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad

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Miniature Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad | US$49.95 | www.adafruit.com

if you are passionate about miniature computers such as the Beagle Bone or Raspberry Pi, then we believe you might fall in love with this cute little Miniature Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad. and that’s not two devices that we are talking about – it is just one tiny keyboard with an integrated touchpad. it measures 152mm x 59mm x 12.5mm (6″ x 2.4″ x 0.5″), a size comparable to today’s smartphone but a whole lot lighter, weighing a mere 100 grams. the keyboard connects to your host computer via the trusted 2.4GHz wireless link Continue reading Miniature Wireless Keyboard with Touchpad

iNecklace: because there are Apple fangirls too

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(image: Adafruit Industries) iNecklace by Adafruit | US$75.00 | www.adafruit.com

Apple fanboys have iCufflinks to proclaim their love for the fruity gadgets but what about those lovely Apple fangirls? well, Adafruit hasn’t forgot about them and has conjured up one fashion accessory for the ladies – the iNecklace. of course, there’s no stopping you man folks from wearing one. the iNecklace features a machined aluminum pendant with a subtle, working pulsating LED. just like those pulsating light that you will see on Apple MacBooks. while the pulsating light pendant is the obvious highlight, Adafruit has not forgotten about the chain which is a 18-inch long sterling silver 1.6-mm diamond-cut curb chain that has been treated with anti-tarnishing agent. Continue reading iNecklace: because there are Apple fangirls too

iCufflinks: inspired by pulsing sleep light of Apple’s MacBook

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(credit: Adafruit Industries) iCufflinks by Adafruit | US$128.00 | www.adafruit.com

cufflinks are in abundance in the market but one that shows the geeky side of you is far and few between. lucky for us, geeks (and nerd, inclusive), between the ‘far’ and ‘few’ there is one iCufflinks that should wow any tech-heads and gadget fans alike. created by Adafruit Industries, the iCufflinks features a real pulsating standby light machined from the finest aluminum and you gotta be amazed by how they even managed to squeeze the electronics (with battery!) into that tiny package, not to mention how it bears such an uncanny resemblance to the Apple pulsating LED on the MacBooks. in fact, the ‘pulsating’ effect was reverse-engineered from the Apple’s item. we shall not go into lengths on how they did it but lets just say a lot of equipment were involved. Continue reading iCufflinks: inspired by pulsing sleep light of Apple’s MacBook