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Stealth Core Trainer Plankster

Imagine that, someone figured out how to take the tedium out of core training by adding a bit of gaming and balance. It definitely looks like one of those “as seen on tv” type health gadgets, but the reviews are really positive. Check out the Stealth Core Trainer Plankster ($139). Video of this gadget in action after the break. (more…)

If you spend much time working in Photoshop and use macros to do repetitive tasks you might want to check out this custom keyboard. This keypad is designed specifically for Photoshop and will speed up your work. Some things you can do with this Photoshop keyboard include; Adjust brightness, contrast, hue, saturation, color balance, opacity, and scaling with the turn of a knob Resize brush, eraser,...

Posted on Mar 28 2020 - 11:22am by gchoe
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Uno Minamalista

My favorite game for rainy days – Uno – now has a new minimalist version that looks pretty slick. The new Uno card game is appropriately named Uno Minimalista. I have to give the folks at Uno props for constantly reinventing the game with so many different versions, which are listed below. (more…)

If you don’t trust the big guys to store your data (email, files, and photos) maybe it is time you took things into your own hands, without all of the hard work. Sure, you could set up your own email and file server but the email side of things is a bit trickier than you might think. I’m not going to address the creepiness and breaches of the big data companies out there. This is just about taking a more active role in getting your data (mainly email) back in your hands. Enter The Helm personal server. The Helm personal server...

It looks a bit like the retro Game Boy, but it is so much more. The Clockwork GameShell is a pretty stacked little system with a Quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, a Mali GPU, a micro HDMI port, and MicroSD for storage. Because of the micro HDMI port, you can play on a larger screen if that is your thing. Allowing users to play retro games from Atari, GB, GBA, NES, MAME, MD, PS1, and...

Another day, another Apple speedbump. This one, however, is pretty big as the latest 15-inch MacBook Pro now comes with an Intel 8-core (9th-generation) processor. In real-world tests that means it should be two times faster than the previous 4-core version. Take that and mix in, the Retina display, SSD hard drives, the T2 security chip, Radeon graphics cards, and all-day battery life and you have yourself a very capable laptop. Very capable and very expensive as well. [

Sometimes you just need some good music and a disco ball to get the party started. I almost always carry my smartphone for the music, but the disco ball – not so much. Enter this tiny USB disco ball! It comes with  Lightning, USB-C, and Micro-USB adapters as well so you can use it on just about anything. This tiny smartphone disco ball even has a built-in sound sensor so it can flash the lights to the beat. You know you want one. Get yours

Sony PS5 RenderingThe actual images are not real production models, they are renderings from an eager gamer. The Sony PlayStation 5 has had a few leaks. For example, the Sony PS5 will be revealed mid-2019 and should have a March 2020 release date. Specs are reportedly showing 4k graphics at 60 fps coming from an 8-core AMD Ryzen processor. Expect the Sony PS5 to be priced around $500. Video about the PS5 leaks after the break. (more…)

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If you have wanted to start tinkering with the tiny Raspberry Pi mini computers, this kit will make things easier and much neater. This tiny briefcase comes loaded with a 7-inch touchscreen, a camera, power circuit, vibration motor, matrix LED, buzzer, sound sensor, ultrasonic sensor, tilt sensor, servo interface, RFID module, and tons of other bits and pieces. More details and video of the Elecrow SES14004K Crowpi Advanced Kit after the break. (more…)

HP hasn’t been terribly relevant for a while but they haven’t thrown in the towel just yet. They are pushing the envelope in the 3D printer world. First they released the Multi Jet Fusion 3D printer, and now they have announced the Metal Jet 3D metal printer. According to HP, Metal Jet is a “voxel-level binder jetting technology” that’s up to 50 times more productive than existing 3D printing solutions. It also features four times the nozzle redundancy and double the printbars of the competition. Basically,...