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 Out

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… » 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

Japanese Wii Supply Normalizing - US Soon Too?

Akiba blog is reporting that the Nintendo Wii is showing up in Japanese retailers in "semi-normal" numbers, meaning that the incredible demand may have finally faded enough to match the supply. If this holds true for the US, people may be able to get Wiis without stomping and punching each other in the face in stores.… » 7/31/07 3:00pm 7/31/07 3:00pm