There's a lot of bad news out there this week. To be honest, it's kind of stressing us out. Here are a few distractions designed to take your mind off of the bad stuff, and harness the good stuff.
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What a concept
Memorex miniMove boombox
Molly, I know all this DJ “tool” anger is coming from a place of jealousy. Deep down, I think you really just want--nay, NEED--your own DJ flyer. Thankfully, I’m here to fill that need.
Btw, before you get too harsh on the graphics, I actually shot that background image as an experimental tossing of my camera into the air. I would never have used it in this way, but why steal someone else’s lame background when I had one of my own? And, I’m sure I could have done a better job, but why waste too much time on a joke, right?
“Lite-Brite” device goes HD!…
The Luminodot packs a super-dense 70×50 grid, which accommodates 3,500 light pegs on a slick HDTV-looking frame.
It’s sadly Japan-only for the moment, where it sells for around $100. But there’s a cool Flash simulator on Bandai’s site where you can play with a virtual Luminodot and plan your designs with PDF templates.
WOW--this totally takes me back!
Looking through my Think Geek catalog (yes, they still mail paper catalogs from time to time), I found this. It’s the iPhone Camera Telescope. Yeah...OK. I’m not an Apple person myself, and I know lots of people are, but I can’t think of too many people that would be in love with this idea. Maybe that’s just me, though. What makes it even more tooly? It won’t work with the 3G iPhone.
Holly in NYC
(hollyhock on Twitter and CNET forums)
CNET Gadgettes (and maybe Mike Yamamoto),
We are making the ultimate iPhone/iPod merch for Obama.