Prince Charles Wobbles About On An Electric Bike For the First Time

I felt sorry watching the puppet-like "Prince of Wheels" wobbling about on an electric bike for the first time, surrounded by photographers and journalists. Apparently he thought it'd work like a scooter, not realizing he had to pedal. Oh dear. [Evening Standard] » 7/28/11 6:40am 7/28/11 6:40am

The Dutch are Making QR-Coded Coins. Seriously.

When did you last scan a QR code? Was it during last week's Republican debate? Or maybe that ad for a free Coke at Wendy's. It probably wasn't on a coin. But the Dutch are changing that with QR-coded currency. » 6/17/11 2:20pm 6/17/11 2:20pm

There Are Some Pretty Badass Parts of a Fancy Royal Wedding

The Will and Kate orgy of regality isn't just about giant fancy hats and jewels and horses—there's some hard labor to be done! As much as Twitter has been abuzz with gushing hashtags, old tech still matters. » 4/29/11 3:20pm 4/29/11 3:20pm

The Worst Royal Wedding Merchandise

Every marketing manager and his dog has dreamt up a little royal wedding cash-cow in time for the nuptials tomorrow. But which gift should you buy—either to send to the newlyweds, or to sheath in plastic wrap and bury under your bed for the grandchildren, who'll only wrinkle their noses and toss it in the bin 60… » 4/28/11 11:30am 4/28/11 11:30am

Cellphone Jammers at the Royal Wedding

Tweeting and cell phones are banned from the Royal Wedding. The Brits have arranged for "signal blocking technology" to be employed at the grounds of the Abbey due to concerns that guests might use their phones to convey information from within the ceremony—puzzling, considering the event will be broadcast worldwide… » 4/27/11 5:35pm 4/27/11 5:35pm

The Royal Wedding Will be Televised...Live on YouTube

I just received a royal pigeon bearing the news that Google will be live-streaming the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday the 29th of April, from 9am GMT (5am EST). Prepare the royal Gifs! [Royal Channel YouTube] » 4/19/11 7:30am 4/19/11 7:30am

Even Lego is Bowing Down to Silly Royal Wedding Nonsense

You'd hope Lego had more sense than this—though at least it's not as bad as some of the crap that's featured on the brilliant Royal Wedding Tat tumblr (seriously, Prince William and Kate Middleton Pez dispensers?!) » 3/31/11 8:40am 3/31/11 8:40am

Royal VKB Self-Balancing Tray Keeps the Party Off the Floor

With the holidays rapidly approaching, people will most likely be doing a bit of entertaining, and after a few glasses of your aunt's famous eggnog, carrying that tray of hors d'oeuvres becomes quite a challenge. This self-balancing serving tray—whose arm is positioned in such as way to make it hard to tip—could be… » 12/04/07 9:52am 12/04/07 9:52am

Royal SIM Card Reader Keychain: Just Like Your Cellphone But Without…

Here's a little key chain trinket that's small enough to easily carry around in your pocket. The Royal SCR1 SIM Card Reader/Writer keeps all your keys together and functions as an alarm clock, stopwatch, timer, and best of all, it can read and write to that SIM card that's in your GSM-based cellphone. » 4/11/07 3:25pm 4/11/07 3:25pm

Royal EZVue Vista SD Card Reader

We saw the original Royal EZVue Vista flash drive earlier this year, but now Royal has taken another step by adding a SD card reader to their design. If you recall, the EZVue features a small 2-line LCD screen that scrolls the contents of the USB flash drive. The same concept applies except with SD memory cards. This… » 3/28/06 3:27pm 3/28/06 3:27pm

An Innovative USB Flash Drive?!?

Royal Vista (no relation to Microsoft's Fabtastic OS) will be releasing their EZVue USB flash drive. It is actually innovative and new because it features a small LCD display that scrolls the contents of the flash drive with the push of a button. This USB flash drive will range from 128MB to 1GB and prices will begin… » 1/10/06 4:31pm 1/10/06 4:31pm