Posts Tagged ‘ Strange ’

This Video Clears Up Why You Still Have To Explain To People What Podcasting Is

Nov 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: General, Strange

Google asked 50 random people of different ages and backgrounds in Times Square in New York a simple question: “What is a browser?” The results are pathetic and scary – but they make clear why you shouldn’t assume that people have a clue about how to subscribe to your podcast, how to watch your video […]

Need A Virtual Tuning Fork? There’s An App For That

Jun 4th, 2009 | By | Category: General, iPhone, Strange

Cool/weird iPhone app of the day: Stanton Studio has released ToneTune, a “multiple tuning fork” that helps tune stringed instruments to the correct pitch by ear, “without searching through hard-to-find books or the web.” The application is loaded with standard and alternate tunings, over 60 in all, for guitars and other instruments. Users select a […]

Shocking News: iPod Earbuds May Zap Your Ears

May 19th, 2009 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

From the Apple Support website, some hair-raising news (nyuk nyuk nyuk): “It’s possible to receive a small and quick electrical (static) shock from your earbuds while listening to iPod or iPhone.” Yikes. Turns out, when the air is very dry or very windy — or if you are excercising with your player in your pocket […]

Awesome Robot Features An iPod Dock And Is Skype-Compatible !

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: iPod Accessories

Veronica Belmont takes a look at the awesome Spykee robot – a mobile, self-recharging, Skype compatible robot that allows you to spy on your home from anywhere in the world using the Internet and Skype’s free video service. Manufactured by Meccano and sold under the Erector brand, the robot is combination remote spy, home security […]

Scary, Cool iPod Jacket Will Make Kids Run And Hide

Dec 10th, 2008 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

Location’s Hero 3 series of outdoor jackets are are some serious jackets. They offer two sets of performance lenses, one for daytime, one for nighttime and connections for your gear. The Location Hero 3 Google ICU Check Jacket even has an integrated control panel for iPods at the arms. I can imagine a lot of […]

What Apple Won’t Introduced Today: The iVinyl

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: General

Apple’s set to make a new batch of hyped-up introductions today. Here’s something they probably won’t be introducing, though – the iVinyl portable turntable.

Build A Tupperware iPod Boombox

Jul 18th, 2008 | By | Category: iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players

At instructables, leevonk has shared instructions on making a Tupperware iPod Boombox. The cheap DIY project “uses dollar store Tupperware, styrofoam and cheap speakers to make a surprisingly cool boombox/stereo.” via Lifehacker

Warning: Don’t Use iTunes To Run A Nuclear Reactor!

Jun 24th, 2008 | By | Category: iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

New Scientist points out some legalese buried into Apple’s iTunes EULA that you’ll want to keep in mind, if you’re planning on using iTunes to run a nuclear reactor: “Licensee also agrees that Licensee will not use the Apple Software for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture […]

Time’s Jeremy Caplan Needs To Get Some

Jun 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, Digital Video Downloads, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Streaming Video, Video

Time‘s Jeremy Caplan writes that the “iPhone’s next frontier” is – OMG! – porn. iPhone porn that threatens today’s youth. Check out the drippingly lurid intro to Caplan’s article: “Apple may be golden because of the iPhone, but the soon-to-be-updated device is also increasingly the source of forbidden fruit. Steve Jobs’ company is keeping a […]

Cosmo’s Money-Saving Tip: Wholesale Music Piracy

Jun 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, General

OT: Cosmo’s Bethany Heitman has a got a tip for Your Fabulous Life: you can save money on music through wholesale music piracy! Heitman writes: “Having new tunes is ideal, but shelling out the cash to buy said music hurts. Call up friends, and ask them to burn you a CD of songs they think […]