Widely considered one of the worst games of all time, "E.T." for Atari 2600 was so terrible, unsold copies were dumped in a landfill. Now, after an excavation earlier this year, those dirty cartridges are hitting eBay, and they're pretty pricey.
On today's show, we check out a water sphere floating in microgravity (courtesy of the astronauts onboard the International Space Station), debate bidding on the Atari 2600 E.T. games dug up from a landfill, and discuss an EFF request that could revive abandoned online games.
A video of what seems to be a prototype of the unreleased CD-ROM/cartridge hybrid console taunts gamers with the console that could have been part of their childhood.
Forget water wings. The Kingii flotation device hangs out on your wrist, waiting to save you when you go under the water and need a lift back to the surface.
A pair of robots in Japan got married in front of about 100 guests last week, and we have a few questions. Where are they registered? Will they be thrilled with monogrammed hand towels, or are they more of a kitchen appliance kind of couple?
Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.
Commentary: Flexson's VinylPlay turntable lets you can stream LPs' sound to your Sonos speakers, so you can listen to your records in any room of the house. But does that miss the point?
Full bass management is a rarely found feature in stereo integrated amps, but the Parasound Halo has it, along with superb sound.
This compact laser supports not only wireless printing, but also automatic duplexing for double-sided goodness. Plus: a $60 security freebie!
A Japanese tinkerer calling himself Basami Sentaku on YouTube has built electronic panpipes out of old Famicom cartridges.