Hardcore Gifts for the Winter Backpacker

For some people, weather means nothing; they have to get outside and into nature no matter what. Here's the thing, though: without the right gear, they will die out there. Here's some of the sweetest cold-weather camp gear around. » 12/15/11 9:20pm 12/15/11 9:20pm

A USB Pocket Controller for the Gamer on the Go

We've all been there: About to whip your friend's ass in a not-so-friendly game of Mario Kart when you realize there's only one controller! You should have invested that $20 you blew on booze on this: Ion's portable Go Pad controller, which folds up to be the size of a golf ball, and gives you eight buttons. It's also… » 5/10/11 2:30pm 5/10/11 2:30pm

"Here's a view you don't see every day"

Whoever is responsible for the Kennedy Space Center's Twitter account just posted this impressive picture. "Here's a view you don't see every day," he or she says. Indeed. This is the first time I've seen a photo like this. [Twitpic] » 11/10/10 5:20pm 11/10/10 5:20pm

Toshiba SmartPad's Specs Leak, Runs Android 2.2 And Is Supposedly…

What we once knew as the Toshiba SmartPad will now be known as the Toshiba Folio 100. Along with the name change, specs for the Folio 100 have leaked and it's supposed to run Android 2.2. » 8/28/10 7:20pm 8/28/10 7:20pm

6 Takes On Apple's Magic Trackpad

We think Apple's Magic Trackpad marks the beginning of the end for Mac OS X. Other reviewers of the Magic Trackpad touched on other subjects. Here are the highlights of what they said. » 7/31/10 3:30pm 7/31/10 3:30pm

ASUS Eee Pad Is a Windows 7-Running Tablet

They weren't joking when ASUS said they had some tablets in store for us this year. The Eee Pad runs Windows 7, and comes in two sizes: 10 and 12-inches. » 5/31/10 5:00am 5/31/10 5:00am

Multitouch ASUS Eee Pad Tablet With Tegra Chip On Sale in March?

That Eee Pad we heard about earlier in the month has just been given another rinse through the gossip washing machine, with details about a multitouch, Tegra chipped 4 - 7-inch model breaking cover in March. » 12/23/09 5:10am 12/23/09 5:10am

Philips Notebook Sleeve Will Save Your Computer and Naughty Bits

Amid their new products clusterfuck, the Philips Notebook Sleeve called my attention. Not only because it's pretty—or in a pretty setting—but because it's designed to work as a nice laptop pad, and not only because it's hardened. » 9/03/09 9:20am 9/03/09 9:20am

The Palm Pre: It's Good For Your Cooter

This stoned-out-of-her-mind Canadian actress Tamara Hope talking about flow for 30 seconds makes this Palm Pre ad more like a tampon ad instead of a cellphone commercial. » 7/13/09 4:40pm 7/13/09 4:40pm

Laptop Cooler Features Slot-Loading Hard Drive Dock

One look at this conglomeration and you pretty much know it's from Brando. Their latest clunky tech masterpiece is officially named a USB Notebook Cooling Pad + 3-Port Hub + 2.5" HDD. » 12/02/08 9:00am 12/02/08 9:00am

CPR Pad Makes Resuscitation as Easy as ABC

This concept is a gizmo which you'd have in a first aid kit to help you if someone collapses and needs CPR. You'd whack it on the chest of the ill person, line it up and follow its instructions. It flashes to give you proper timing, and clicks to let you know you're using the right chest-compression pressure (it's… » 6/18/08 5:11am 6/18/08 5:11am

Dicota Beat Mini Gamepad for Road Warriors

If you're looking to take your PC gaming on the road but haven't found a conveniently sized game controller, the Dicota Beat Mini Gamepad might do the trick. It's designed in a compact form factor that folds up into a clamshell and weighs just 1.76 ounces. » 3/21/07 4:15pm 3/21/07 4:15pm

Thermaltake iXoft Fanless Laptop Cooler

Thermaltake, the king of keeping things cool, has added this fanless laptop cooling pad to their line of cooling accessories. This 22-ounce pad uses a little bit of chemistry to keep the laptop cool by absorbing heat and distributing it across the pad. It is available in black and white and support laptops up to… » 2/07/07 2:50pm 2/07/07 2:50pm

TurboFragPad Mouse Pad Basically a Glowing Pane of Glass

The nerds at GameApex went ahead and did a 3 page review of a mouse pad. But not just any mousepad. These are the all glass, custom etched, super-duper high performance, cold-cathode lit TurboFragPad mouse pads. Oh Joy! Author Adil Qarni finds it to be nicer looking and bigger than the Loony Tunes pointer pad he… » 8/28/06 9:33pm 8/28/06 9:33pm

Morph Pad

Two types of phone calls in the office bore people to tears: conference calls and nagging-wife calls. For these circumstances, there's the Morph Pad, a writing pad that you can mold and shape to all kinds of different designs. You can make a wavy sideways structure, a curvy vertical statue, or some kinda fanned out… » 7/24/06 6:30pm 7/24/06 6:30pm

Lamborghini Mouse Pad

No, this isn't just some $5 mouse pad with a Lamborghini on it. This is an actual Italian leather Lamborghini mousepad, made by the same people who bring you those fancy horseless wagons with all the horses under the hood. » 7/12/06 9:47pm 7/12/06 9:47pm