This isn’t the first time MakerBot has grabbed headlines here at Geeky Gadgets. The 3D printer made its presence felt at this year’s CES to remind everyone of the material future waiting for us—a time when consumers will design and build and print their wants in a snap.
In case of an emergency or civilization’s collapse before the machines take over, very little tech can be expected to function for long. The TurboDyne series by Eton are the exception to this since each of the gadgets pictured below can save your life.
To think Sifteo began as a graduate project at Stanford a few years back. Lo and behold, when these mini-PC game cubes/blocks finally debuted at CES, they sold out within hours. Details after the jump.
What was once an April Fools Joke last year is an April Fools Joke no more. Diehard gamers have another console to get excited about this year thanks to the iCade, a hack that originated at ThinkGeek that has since been made real for the good of mankind. The iCade got hands on treatment at CES recently and the feedback was super positive.
I have a USB mic that I use every now and again. I got it for making video reviews a long time ago and ended up using it for podcasts, talking with people on MMORPG games without having to wear a headset and for diction software. The thing ended up being a really good buy. Samson has a new mic that looks way cooler than mine called the Meteor Mic.
The extent of my musical talent stops at playing Rock Band, so you won’t find this cool new DJ console in my house. I would bet that there are a lot of folks out there that have thought it would be cool to try their hand at being a real DJ but the cost of the gear has kept them from trying. DJ consoles can cost thousands of dollars, but the new offering unveiled at CES today is cheap.
ViewSonic has unveiled its new Android 2.2 Froyo smartphone at CES this week, its equipped with Qualcomm’s 1GHz MSM8255 processor together with a 4.1-inch WVGA display, 5 megapixel auto-focus camera with 720p video recording capability, GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi as well as HDMI out.
If you have been waiting for the highly anticipated complete Star Wars saga to arrive on Blu-ray you will be pleased to know it has now finally arrived and is available to pre-order in a number of different sets, and will be ready to emerge from light speed into your player in September 2011.
Toshiba has taken the wraps of a number of new laptops its added to its range this week, unveiling its new Satellite E305, the A660, the M640, and L650 laptops together with its Qosmio X505 designed specifically for gaming and entertainment.
Apple has just released figures revealing over 1 million downloads have already been made from their new Mac App Store in just the first 24hrs. However even with a this impressive amount of downloads there are still a few issues that need to be ironed out to make the new Mac App Store a real winner.
Unfortunately the new Mac App Store can’t update any software you may have purchased elsewhere even though the Mac App Store recognises it as installed. It will tell you if software you acquired through the store is updated, but existing installs from outside the store won’t be referenced in this way.
Unfortunately Sony did not bring their highly anticipated new Xperia Play PlayStation Phone to CES but Chinese enthusiast blog IT168 has posted an extensive preview of the device on their site.
The post confirms that the new Xperia Play PlayStation Phone will be powered by a 1GHz Snapdragon processor with graphics handles by a Qualcomm Adreno 205 graphics processor, a 4-inch 854 x 480-pixel display, an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, a 1,500 mAh battery, microSDHC support and 512 MB each of RAM and ROM.