Ever catch yourself drumming on your legs? DrumPants, a wearable musical kit that launched a Kickstarter push Monday, turns your gams into a full band with 100-plus sounds.
We probably don't need to point out that the product also invites a whole host of brilliant infantile jokes, which we'll get out of the way up front (these are just a few of the more printable ones courtesy of CNET copy editors Jeff Sparkman and Kelsey Adams): … Read more
A wink can convey all kinds of meanings. But what if you're looking at someone and their eyeglasses wink back at you?
Wink Glasses 2013 spectacles aren't designed for flirting or sharing inside jokes. But they do "wink" by fogging up for a split second.
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- A one-stop shop for cheating is now available for students on the iPhone.
- Teen pays $735 for photo of Xbox One on eBay.
- PS4 crushes Xbox One on eBay during respective launch weeks, data shows.
- 4chan backwards-compatibility prank bricks Xbox One.
Unless they really suck, sport robotics, or feature cutting-edge design, it's hard to get excited about vacuum cleaners.
Panasonic's recently released Japan model MC-HS700G, however, has a few bells and whistles that make one sit up and take notice.
With its "hybrid" design, it can operate cordlessly. Its newly developed high-power lithium ion batteries allow it to recharge your smartphone or other mobile device via USB. … Read more
Editors' note: Be sure to catch the other stories in this package: on Samsung's bid to rule the world, on the many pieces of the Samsung Group, on road-testing Samsung's S Translate app, and on TVs and appliances in a Q&A with co-CEO Boo-keun Yoon.
GUMI, South Korea -- I stood behind a woman wearing what looked like oven mitts, watching as she picked up a Samsung smartphone and brushed the display with a sort of wand, using slow, gentle strokes.
Then she zapped the phone with a stun gun. … Read more
Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Hey look, a real-life "Serendipity" story!
- Forget about ordering pizza delivery -- now you can 3D-print a pie at home.
- NASA funds attempt at 3D food printer for pizza.
- Brightest Flashlight Android app slammed for lying to users.
- Yes, those free health apps are sharing your data with other companies.
- Want to text and walk? New cell phone says no.
iPhone users apparently will have yet another game controller to add to their arsenal.
Seen in a series of photos tweeted by Evleaks, the Razer Kazuyo will offer a wraparound case that turns your iPhone into a lean, mean gaming machine. The photos reveal a design similar to iPhone game controllers offered by Logitech and Moga.
The controller sports four action buttons on the right and an arrow button on the left. The iPhone can also be tilted to give you a better view of the action.Razer is known for its gaming tablets, laptops, mice, keyboards, and accessories. The … Read more
Most of us have a vision in our heads of the ideal version of ourselves -- fit, smart, sexy, and, if we're honest, probably air-brushed. The company Athos wants to help you feel like you are working toward achieving at least the first part of that vision with workout gear that, thanks to embedded muscle-tracking sensors, can monitor many aspects of your workout with extreme -- and yes, expensive -- precision.
Now available for preorder with a target ship date of summer 2014, the sensorized tops and bottoms that range in size from extra small to extra large are $99 each; the Core wearable module, which gathers the data and shoots it wirelessly to the smartphone app, will set you back $199.… Read more