Mess With An iPad 2 Using Crayola Trace And Draw

If you don’t mind your kids getting their hands on an iPad 2, then consider this latest from Crayola. It’s a hefty case that allows the younglings to mess around with their artistic potential on a tablet. The Trace and Draw is also a serious iPad accessory that lets the holder interact with the iPad like never before. More details after the jump.

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Hammer Time! 90s Rapper To Launch Google Competitor (Video)

Uh-oh. Mentioning that it’s a ‘competitor’ in the title of this post may have jinxed WireDoo. WireDoo? It’s MC Hammer’s search engine. Well, not exactly his, but him and a select team spent the better part of two years creating a search engine that differs. Now it’s at pre-beta and on the verge of a massive (we hope) debut.

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DIY Tazer Gloves Pack A Serious Punch (Video)

Yes, that’s a box of Altoids. Rather, boxes of Altoids. Apparently, if left to his own devices Jair2k4 is fully capable of surviving the post-apocalypse. Check out the incredible home-made Tazer gloves he assembled after a conversation about superhero powers. Now if he only built himself a laser pistol. Alas, that is for fate to decide.

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Black Luk Coffee Maker Hangs On A Wall

So, right, it hangs on a wall. That, and it’s really innovative. Then again, that’s what all concepts aspire for. Anyway, the strangely named Black Luk is a wall-mounted coffee maker with an embedded cup. See the picture below to discern its use.

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FoamBoat Multiplies Itself With Sentient Foam (Videos)

Ah, robotics. If it were only sexier. That’s pretty much the biggest hurdle of this exciting industry. You might think otherwise, however, and claim that a fully functional AI is the big challenge facing primitive robot kind at its current state. Fine, that’s valid too. But really, a good dose of aesthetics should go into robot manufacturing. At their best, most somewhat autonomous robots look like clunky appliances circa the Jetsons. Ugh!


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Independent Study Finally Declares Global Warming Real

When it comes to global warming, the only people to blame for turning it into a tired and excessively muddied issue is ourselves. Yes, this is a powerful and provocative stance. But really, look at how it has become almost irrelevant in public discourse thanks to so many conflicting facts, falling prey to partisan politics and clever information sabotage. No wonder to this day, there are still global warming skeptics.

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Star Trek Bathrobes Lets You Relax Enterprise Style

Feeling Captain Kirk-like lately? Forget the pressed vacuum-sealed uniform in your closet (yes, we know you have one) and go for this new bathrobe instead. There are three of them to choose from, in fact. Red, blue, and gold for each unit in the USS Enterprise. There’s also a shortened ‘skirt’ version of Uhura suitable for the women.

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Cinq USB Display for Laptops Ships

The thing I hate about using a laptop is that the screen space offered is too small even on the largest notebooks for my taste. If you feel the same way, what you need is a second LCD to hook to your notebook. The Cinq is just that, a small second screen.

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iPhone 4S Review (iOS 5 And Siri)

It is time for our iPhone 4S review, the iPhone 4S is Apple’s fifth generation iPhone, on the outside the iPhone 4S shares an almost identical design to the original iPhone 4 that we reviewed last year, Apple obviously decided that the original iPhone 4 design was so good that they didn’t need to change it for the iPhone 4S.

There are minor subtle differences between the design of the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, you can now see evidence of the new dual antennas on the iPhone 4S casing and the volume and mute buttons have been moved down the casing, although it would be hard to notice the difference unless you were comparing the two devices side by side.

When the iPhone 4 was released I was impressed with the design, 16 months later we have the new iPhone 4S which looks almost exactly the same as the original iPhone 4, with its glass back, and the stunning Retina display that can be found inside the iPhone 4.

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