Monthly archives: February, 2008

Now You’re Playing With Power!

With 100 NES games playable right in your web browser, nintendo8.com might just be the end of productivity as we know it!




South Park Operating Systems

(via Compiler)




It’s time to mobilize

With more and more people accessing the Net via mobile devices, it has become more important than ever to make websites compatible with mobile browsers. Thanks to MoFuse, creating a .mobi site has become a snap.

It’s as simple as signing up for a free account, inputting some info about your site, and pointing readers …




Mapping WiFi around the world

WeFi aims to generate a comprehensive map of WiFi hot spots around the world. The company site explains:
WeFi is software loaded onto your laptop or mobile device. It enhances your existing WiFi management software with a more powerful connection tool. The WeFi software automatically detects and qualifies all WiFi access points within range and …




Setup your own Wiidia Center

Last week, Lifehacker posted instructions on how to turn a Wii into a wireless media center.

Not one to shy away from maximizing the utility of my gadgets (or a chance to geek-out), I couldn’t resist and tried it out over the weekend.

While definitely not perfect, the resulting Wiidia Center is quite impressive considering both the …




New Rule: TV v. DVD

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Jabba’s home makeover

Yup. That desk really is made out of Jabba the Hutt’s favorite decoration – Han Solo in Carbonite. Cool and creepy at the same time…

(via Boing Boing)




Air is in

(almost) Zero Pollution Motors will soon be accepting pre-orders for its up-coming Air Car, due to be delivered late 2009/early 2010.

Not quite gas-free (see below), The Air Car relies on compressed air rather than gasoline to power the 6 cylinder, 75 hp engine. It has an estimated top speed of 96 mph and an …




It’s a matter of perspective

Hyundai has developed a new in-dash lcd screen capable of 2 different displays depending on the viewing angle. As you can see (above), the driver sees a GPS navigation screen while the passenger can watch a movie from the other seat.

(via CrunchGear)




Radiohead to headline the Outside Lands Festival?!

An “industry insider” has apparently confirmed that Radiohead is going to headline (along with Tom Petty and Jack Johnson) the inaugural Outside Lands Festival in Golden Gate Park the weekend of August 22-24!

(via At Ease)