With the fall semester approaching, incoming freshmen have a difficult choice: keep using the same backpack from high school or take that first tenuous step towards responsibility with real backpack. Sorry, JanSport. I've moved on to Hex.
The first iPod Nano watch, designed for Apple's new watch-sized iPod Nano, was basically just a nylon strap. Pretty unimaginative. These new funky-color silicone bands from Hex actually make Apple's diminutive iPod look like a not-entirely-ridiculous timepiece.
These little bugs are the latest thing from Bandai. There are six of them, and they are about as useful as a chocolate teapot—but you can bet your can of Bug-Gone that entomologists will be queueing round the block to pick up one of these critters when they are released later this year.
Gibson is twanging about its digital guitar, and we spent some time strumming it today. This thing is amazing. It's a standard Les Paul axe with an RJ45-out instead of the usual amp line. Along with the classic pickups, it's got a HEX pickup (patent applied), which is really six discreet pickups (one for each…