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Electric Rubiks Cube – Touch Activated!

Here’s a really cool “electric” rubiks cube that uses touch to change the cubes.  I still like the physical, traditional one better but this one is great for those of you physically-challenged. (or simply lazy…ha) (via ohgizmo)

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waY_evu6D_Y

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Father’s Day Gift Idea – Binary Dad T-Shirt from ThinkGeek!

Here’s a cool binary shirt that would make a great gift for your super-smart engineer/geek dad.

It is the natual evolution of things. We wreak havoc as kids, we grow up, get jobs (hopefully) and sometimes have kids of our own and complete the cycle to adulthood. Ok well maybe not the adult part. We all like to play with gadgets and toys, whether we’re 8 or 80, otherwise we wouldn’t be here, would we? But for those lucky ones who have the joy of a rugrat or two following in your footsteps, you’ve got something to be proud of for once. For the tech-savvy dad, th

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iPhone Hack – DIY Airsoft Target Range Controller!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CL8V2lk75G4

Yes, you can do this, control airsoft target ranges with an iPhone or iPod Touch.  This has to be one of the coolest iPhone mods ever!

The ioBridge acts as the gateway between the targets and the iPod touch, while the Arduinos control the three independent rotating targets.  The actual physical construction is from Construx snap-together building components, making prototyping simple, into which the th

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Mario Toys made out of Sheep’s Wool!

Here’s some Mario toys made out of sheep’s wool that can warm your body temperature when you hold them.

Of course, they are not super-friendly to chewing, biting, or anything you are not supposed to do with them.  (Yes, that means don’t buy one for your dog/cat)

Specializing in natural dolls and toys, each doll is lovingly hand made

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Pianist – Piano App for iPhone and iPod Touch!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aSfb3Gh4Xs

Anyone up for a free Piano app for iPhone or iPod Touch?

iAno is a virtual piano native application for the iPhone / iPod Touch. Download and install it via Installer.app. Make sure you have the modmyifone url (http://modmyifone.com/installer.xml) added as a source and refresh your sources. You will find it under the Toys category.

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Female Humanoid Robot from Sega that can “kiss”!

I don’t get the point of getting kissed my a robot but here’s a female humanoid robot that can do that. Maybe they should add “tongues” for version two for some French kisses.

Sega Toys is gearing up to roll out a new humanoid robot in Japan, E.M.A., on September 26th. E.M.A. stands for “Eternal, Maiden, Actualization” and EMA is a female, not the first female rbot. She stands 38 cm tall and boasts of a “glamorous body” and high level of interactivity. The robot can hand out business cards, it can si

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PocketGuitar for jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch!

Here’s a cool little PocketGuitar you can play with your jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch.

PocketGuitar is a virtual guitar for iPhone and iPod touch. You can even have guitar sessions with the songs in your iPod!

You need a jailbroken iPhone or iPod touch. Google it if you don’t now what it means. It will void your warranty, so do it at your own risk. If you’re not sure what you are doing, please wait until the “iPhone 2.0”

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DIY HACK – Wifi-bot

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S28Bsx5nsgE

Wow, check out the wifi-robot from wifibot.com!

WiFiBoT comes to fill the gap between the simple toys and the sophisticated but expensive robots that can be found today in the market. In our platforms you will find the right compromise between cost and sophistication so you don’t overshoot your needs with any complicated gear

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