There are some gadgets and gizmos out on the market today that we could live a thousand years without and not know any different, even if we had given them a try before. On the other hand, there are some things that once you have tried will leave you wondering how you ever got this far without them. Here are the top three things which everybody needs to invest in as quickly as their pockets will allow. Forget the Smart Car or the Smart Phone - this is the age of the Smart Home. It’s worth it.Image SourceWireless SpeakersIf you haven’t got them already (or haven’t heard of them - where have you been?!) they are a definite investment. Not only can you transfer them with you from room to room,...
Joerg Sprave Creates Slingshot Firing Ball Bearings From a Sewage Tube [VIDEO]
We've said this before, and we'll say it again. Joerg Sprave is one guy you'll want in your camp when the zombie apocalypse hits. His latest slingshot creation is a weapon you'll want to use against the walking dead. His latest slingshot is made of a PVC pipe firing ball bearings like a cannon. Did we say wow already? Wow. Check it out below: [YouTube]
Who Wouldn't Want This Hybrid 60" HD Arcade Machine Kegerator?
This is the Kegerator Pro 60 and it combines video games, a high definition TV and a drinking machine. It'll set you back $5,000. Released by Deram Arcades, the machine features a 60 inch HDTV screen with an arcade machine playing 140 classic games, and comes with a kegerator that can handle three taps giving you the choice of three different frosty beverages at the same time. [Dream Arcades]
Unfortunately, The Starscream Hoodie Won't Help You Get Laid
It's nice to see that there's finally a Starscream hoodie. Too bad wearing this out won't win you any dates. The hoodie pays tribute to the Decepticons' second in command. Would you pay $60 to dress up like him? It is hard to say. [80sTees via Geeks are Sexy]
With E3 taking place in Los Angeles we have been given a glimpse at the gaming future, but as usual things are more complicated as we see. With the promise of more powerful consoles, better graphics cards for the PC and of course Virtual Reality, thing are looking very interesting for gamers.This doesn’t mean that gaming will only be focused on the consoles like Xbox One and PlayStation 4 though, or even the PC. Mobile gaming will continue to rise, as the ease of use and gaming on the move becomes ever more popular. There will always be those casual gamers who prefer a quick game of online bingo or how about online casino for an example, or Candy Crush Saga rather than a more involved gam...
Why the Popularity of Mobile Gaming Keeps on Rising
You just have to look at the big names that appear in advertisements for mobile games to see there is money to be made. It may come as a surprise, especially when so many of these games are “free-to-play” but the industry around these games is booming.The reason for this can be down to the way these games are casual, but in a consumer driven world, the mighty dollar reigns supreme. The companies who make these games are creating them with an eye to make profit. This is done through microtransactions, which may be unpopular in console and PC games, but are finding their home in the mobile market.A reason for this, could be the way that free-to-play, or freemium games, offer the player the ab...
Take a Tour of Middle Earth in This Google Chrome Experiment [VIDEO]
Google Chrome's latest experiment is letting you tour the world of The Hobbit. Fans of Middle Earth can now fly above cities like Rivendell, or take a sneak peak at the dark Trollshaws and more.
Users have a choice of a few areas of exploration, all of which appear in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. For now, you can only walk around the Trollshaws and Rivendell and the haunted fortress of Dol Guldur. Cue in eerie music to accompany you. The experiment isn't quite finished yet, and will soon add on-the-ground exploration of the Halls of Thranduil, Erebor and Lake-town.
Next up? A tour of Westoros please!
This is probably the most important mashup of the week, bringing two pop culture releases together - Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the Doctor Who 50th anniversary episode. The video showcases every incarnation of the Doctor fighting death Hunger Games style. Check it out after the jump:
Want to give your pets the protection they need during a natural disaster? Now there's a fire retardant jacket that protects dogs from fire, freezing temperatures and even falling debris. The material also works as an insulator for your pet. For larger debris, your dog's head and neck are protected by a half inch of shock absorbing foam. The $200 disaster proof coat doesn't fall off either, which means your dog will need some help putting it on. [Retriever.org via Newlaunches]