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Microsoft is on the spending warpath… lobbing bids left and right. Not sure how much money was involved in it’s latest purchase, however Microsoft just bought Danger. Not sure how this is a good fit for Microsoft, but we will be watching from the sidelines. Press release below.

A simple and fun telephone prank for anyone with about $130 to spend. All you have to do is connect the device to the phone switch or directly into any phone line at the location you want to...

Sony Ericsson has mainly been known for creating phones based on the Symbian operating system, that changed today with the launch of their first Windows Mobile phone, the Xperian X1 QWERTY smartphone. The X1 is the first product in the...

Polaroid announces the end of the Polaroid (shake em up) pictures to the dismay of OutKast.  The end of the Polaroid film format means the cutting of 450 jobs, and the closing of plants in Mexico, the Netherlands, and Massachusetts.  The photograph quality was never great… but this one hurts a bit.  Who doesn’t remember shaking a Polaroid picture in...

Casio just released their 25th Anniversary “Limited Edition” G-Shock watch – the MRG-8000G. They plan to make only 200 units for sale for all of Japan, USA, Germany, and England. It will have an 18K Gold Ring, titanium bezel, and some additional gold bits. ...

ARM will be showing their Android prototype “Google Phone” in Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress next week.  As you may know, ARM manufactures the processors in many of todays phones.  No doubt they are showing this off to show what their chip can do.  {Source –

Folks, yet another WTF moment… maybe we should make a WTF category. Inventions for the sake of inventions. Here goes… BBQ Chicken, a South Korea based fried chicken chain has come out with the Col-Pop. The Col-Pop allows the lucky user to have their chicken nuggets (or other items we suppose)...

Apple posted the 16GB iPhone and the 32GB iTouch today on their website. Both are listed at $499 and are available immediately. ...

Looks like even Microsoft will be borrowing money to make their latest purchase. Assuming the bid is accepted and gets approval from the feds. In staying with the American trend of borrowing money for just about every purchase, Microsoft...

I love playing with smoke bombs. Not really sure what caused this addiction, but it is very real. I have tried just about every type of smoke bomb available from the ones you buy at firework stands to the ones you mail order that look like sticks of dynamite. In hunting for the best smoke I have even bought units made to smoke...