Author: icesnake

They’re using lasers, Captain!

Bowhunting seems like an unlikely sport in which to find gadgets that were science fiction just a short time ago, but believe it or not, some bowhunters in Oregon have come up with an innovation that looks like something out of Universal Soldier. The Neverguess Rangefinder is an arm-worm laser rangefinder for bowhunters. This is Read More …

The new LG BL40 Chocolate: iPhone killer?

Honestly, can anything kill the iPhone? Users are entrenched, they’ve “invested” loads of cash in apps from the Apple App Store, and even though there are constant complaints about the quality of AT&T’s network, iPhone users aren’t likely to move. But the new LG BL40 Chocolate, due for release in 54 countries in late 2009, Read More …

R2Q5 USB Hub

Found at the Blister web site this is the ultimate Star Wars geeky gadget; who can identify the time hack and in which Episode the “real” R2Q5 appeared? Assuming you can read Japanese Kanji (or find a translator who does), this hub will set you back a cool 7,140 Yen (76.28376 U.S. dollars at the Read More …

Steve Ballmer comments on Google’s Chrome OS

On Reuter’s Web site today, it’s reported that Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, has commented on Google’s Chrome (and Android, the Google mobile platform OS): “I don’t know if they can’t make up their mind or what the problem is over there, but the last time I checked, you don’t need two client operating systems,” Read More …

Top Ten SciFi Gadgets of All Time

We’ve all been watching SciFi since Verne’s From The Earth To The Moon was first released as a silent black-and-white film. OK, maybe some of us weren’t around then, but still… So, here’s my list for the Top Ten SciFi Gadgets of all time; your mileage may vary: 10. Time Machines. Known variously as TARDIS, Read More …