The Military's New Mega Spy-Blimp Struggling to Find Enough Helium

Yes, the world's helium supply is slowly running out, and as sad as it will be to see thousands of tear-stained cheeks of balloonless birthday boys and girls, the military is already feeling the sting. » 9/22/11 10:00am 9/22/11 10:00am

Earthquake Aftermath May Cause iPad 2 Supply Issues

The folks at iSuppli are saying that the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake could cause delays as Apple tries to meet demand for the iPad 2—they've identified no less than five components of Apple's new tablet that are sourced in Japan, including DRAM, an electronic compass, touchscreen overlay glass, and the system… » 3/17/11 5:28pm 3/17/11 5:28pm

Nintendo Says Wii Still in Short Supply This Christmas, We Call Them…

If you read what Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata said about Wii shortages this holiday season and didn't get angry, well, you're not paying enough attention. Forbes paraphrases him as saying "demand for the device in the U.S. is unusually high in contrast to either Europe or Asia," which is why you might not be able to get one … » 7/24/08 12:00pm 7/24/08 12:00pm

Foot Warmers Are Only a Power Source Away

Holy crap! We've just solved one of life's great mysteries, and wanted to let you in on it. Keeping your feet warm when you cannot be bothered/are too much of a cheapskate to invest in a gadget based solution has always been a problem, but we've sussed it. Here's how: get your feet up close and personal to your PSUs.… » 12/22/07 11:10pm 12/22/07 11:10pm