Why do we want to be able to play music from everything? From pillows and pants to personal massagers, we seem to have just about everything. But what would all these devices be without a MP3 playing belt buckle? After all cowboys don’t have much to play with in terms of listening to music.
Take 4096 LEDs, 64 RGB microcontrollers and four Atari joysticks, throw them (with some degree of accuracy) at a coffee table, and you might get this: a four-way Pong table. The whole top surface of the table has been turned into an LED array, the result of a two-year project by SparkFun Electronics.
Check out the video of the LED Pong coffee table after the cut
One of the reasons that the DS has been more popular than the PSP is that it has dual screens, one of which is a touchscreen. While there's never going to be a great way to attach a second screen to the PSP, you can at make it a touchscreen.
I feel a little ashamed to admit this, but I'm a crap gamer. Yes, you heard me, I lack the hand-eye coordination, persistence and general aptitude to play Halo 3, Grand Tourismo Theft Auto Superbike Fifa 3 2008 or even Pac Man. That pretty much leaves me with Solitaire, Minesweeper and Freecell. Oh, and don't forget Tetris! Yes, Tetris, love of my life (if you exclude everything else I love more) - there have been real-life game versions of it before but nothing I'd consider parting with cash for. Well, that's just changed.