Month: May 2011
Game of Thrones You Win or You Die S01E07 (HBO)
This new fantasy series is based upon The Song of Ice and Fire books by George R.R. Martin. Unlike other fantasy settings, since it is being broadcast on HBO, it features nudity and adult language. Unlike Camelot (Starz), which enjoys tearing apart Arthurian Legends, Game of Thrones is a compelling TV show. The premiere episode…
ASUS Padfone: Hey, You Got Your Smartphone in My Tablet!
This weekend, ASUS unveiled the Padfone, a smartphone-tablet hybrid, during this year’s Computex. This new hybrid device will allow users to easily keep data and apps in sync between their mobile devices and switching between then when the need arises. Read more @ Technabob
Tokyoflash Kisai RPM Acetate Watch: No Hands, But Plenty of LEDs
Tokyoflash just announced a limited acetate version of the Kisai RPM, which was a reader-submitted design turned into reality back in November. Although the large blank face still looks a bit odd in my taste, at least this watch is easier to read than Tokyoflash’s usual crop. Read more @ Technabob
Xi3 ChromiumPC Runs Chrome OS in a Tiny Box
From some reason, I like small desktop computers, not that I have one, but I find the concept useful and want to have them everywhere so that I can slave them into some kind of personal mini-botnet. The ChromiumPC is a modular computer and is the first “desktop” designed to run Google’s Chrome OS. Read…
NVIDIA Wired 3D Glasses: Cheaper, But Does Anybody Still Want 3D?
NVIDIA just announced the launch of these new wired 3D Vision glasses, which are supposed to be more cost effective than their 3D Vision active shutter glasses. These 3D glasses connect to your PC via USB, getting power and data over the cable rather than infrared signals. Read more @ Technabob
LEGO LOTR Garrison of Moria: Bricks Gone Wild
One of the most impressive scenes in the LOTR books and movies is the Garrison of Moria. The incredible beauty and vastness of Moria was captured by a LEGO fan, who decided to convert a whole room into a tribute to this immense structure. We never saw the Moria in all of its glory in…
My Daily Tweets 05.29.11
World’s Most Expensive Camera Sold for $1.9 Million http://wp.me/pWvW-5IJ 18 hours ago Fujitsu Lifebook Frame Concept: Too Wide for Its Own Good? http://wp.me/pWvW-5IH 18 hours ago Leather QWERTY Wallet Doesn’t Type, But It Should http://wp.me/pWvW-5IF 18 hours ago Game of Thrones A Golden Crown S01E06 (HBO) http://wp.me/pWvW-5IA 29 May Castle Knockout S03E24 (ABC) http://wp.me/pWvW-5Ix 29…
World’s Most Expensive Camera Sold for $1.9 Million
How much would you pay for an old Leica? Hundreds? Thousands? How about $1.9 million (€1.3 million)? That’s how much this Leica 0-Serie Nr.107 fetched at auction. This camera is one of only 25 that were made back in 1923. Read more @ Technabob
Fujitsu Lifebook Frame Concept: Too Wide for Its Own Good?
I get that widescreen tablets might work for some people, but ultimately, their proportions make them harder to do anything but watch movies on them. Still, this widescreen portable concept looks interesting. As with some of the other concepts in the ‘A Life with Future Computing‘ designboom curated Fujitsu competition, it showcases some interesting features.…
Leather QWERTY Wallet Doesn’t Type, But It Should
There was a time when I tried living without a wallet, and after losing a few important cards, I quickly reverted to carrying one again. This QWERTY leather wallet is certainly distinctive with its keyboard embossing and will serve all geeks well. Read more @ Technabob