Archive for November, 2007

Sound Leaf+ bone conduction Bluetooth headset from NTT DoCoMo

Sound Leaf+ bone conduction Bluetooth headset from NTT DoCoMo

This is pretty much as good as it gets for being able to hear your Bluetooth headset. The only issue I can see, is that if you are in a noisy enough environment where you need bone conduction to hear, then there is no way that the person you are talking to will be able to hear or understand what you are saying.

It does have dual mic’s, one directional, one not, which should help with that problem though. And even if it doesn’t, the headset is supposedly still good for those with hearing disabilities as bone conduction works a little differently than sound waves.

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Everybody’s Nintendo Wii channel finally launched

Everybody’s Nintendo Wii channel finally launched

Well, at least in Japan. What’s it good for you might ask, well lots of things, but mainly release date info, promo vids, and streaming DS demo downloads.

Oh, did that last one get your attention? Figured it would, you read right, if you live in Japan, you can now download and play demos on your DS from your Wii. It’s kind of like the deal Sony has going with the PSP and the PS3.

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AluRunner high tech sled folds away for convenient transportation

AluRunner high tech sled folds away for convenient transportation

Ever wish, when you were a kid, that you had a sled to go down the hill on that was designed more like a very high end sports car? Well, it might be a little late, and furthermore, it might be a bit more than a kid’s budget could afford, but its here.

This sled is mad from 6061 aluminum that’s buckle resistant (it’s the same stuff they make some pretty high end bike frames out of) and a transparent polycarbonate seat (that’s the same stuff used for crash helmets). Furthermore, there is a shock, ala a car, that sits underneath the seat, and its adjustable per the terrain and the weight of the rider.

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The Nintendo Wii inspired cabinet

The Nintendo Wii inspired cabinet

There is nothing quite like the geek furniture that is produced from games. Some of it is a bit more small and subtle and then others are completely impossible to blend in with the average home. This Wii cabinet may be a bit out there, but for die hard fans it's perfect.

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The Video Game Cuff Links

The Video Game Cuff Links

Sometimes even gamers need to look nice, you can't wear those quirky tees all the time. If you're stuck in an office all day, you need that one bit of rebellion to remind you of who you really are. These cuff links are a nice enough quality to blend into any environment.

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Dr. Who Gadgets – Sonic Screwdriver and R/C K9

Dr. Who Gadgets – Sonic Screwdriver and R/C K9

I’m a big Dr. Who fan, so when I saw these items you can imagine my excitement. The Dr. Who R/C K9 and Sonic Screwdriver are the perfect gift for the Dr. Who buff in your life.

The R/C K9 Robot Dog is a throwback to the original series which came out in the 70’s. He was in a more recent episode so anyone who follows only the new series will recognize him. He speaks 7 different phrases and can move forwards and backwards and do turns. He also as an expendable Nose Blaster along with a few other tricks and surprises. K9 can be yours for just $59.99.

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