The U.S. economy is in the toilet, and it’s up to you to fix it: Budget Hero was created by American Public Media to give everyday Joes the chance to balance the budget using real data.
The Olympus SP-590UZ is the new close-up king with 26x optical zoom with a 26-676mm focal length; dual image stablization, 10fps shooting and a 12 MP CCD round things out.
HP’s Firebird desktop arrives 1/9 with two Nvidia 9800s cards in SLI, an integrated GPU for Windows, a Core 2 Quad CPU, liquid cooling system and external PSU to keep things quiet.
You’ll need to read up on Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. to figure out why Americans are taking out an M1 Abrams, but suffice to say this teaser has our geopolitical panties in a bunch.
We could do without the frilly vines, but Vincent Facquet’s swank Luxury Billiard tables sport some uber-bourgie features including gilded platinum leaf and 18 carat gold diamonds.
Official pics of the facelifted Bentley Continental GTC and GTC Speed: it’ll get a more upright grille and restyled lower fascia, while the W12 gets bumped to 600 HP, good for 200 mph.
Sure, robots could save lives, but truth be told we’ll probably make them serve beer: Jamie Price’s BaR2D2 is an RC mobile bar with an elevator and six-bottle shot dispenser.
Resembling sunglasses, Vuzix’s 920AV virtual reality goggles feature see-thru lens that let you still see the world around you, while viewing images as if on a 60″ monitor at 9 feet.
This Captain Zip Hoodie is just the way we like ’em: plain and honest. All exterior pockets have flaps, the hood is removable and the melton wool shell is quilted to keep you warm.
Logitech’s G13 keyboard was just the vanguard for their G-series gaming products, which include a 7.1 surround sound headset, keyboard with LCD and 5000 DPI laser mouse.
There’s nothing like flying through a supernova remnant to give you a bad hair day, but this 3D tour by MIT astrophysicist Tracy Delaney lets you do it safely; it’s visualized using real data.
Running on Athlon’s new 1.6GHz Neo MV-40 CPU, the HP dv2 is a 12.1″ ultraportable notebook with a 92% keyboard, optional draft-n Wi-Fi and HDMI-out; it’ll weigh about 3.8 lbs.
If you liked the Dissidia trailer but wanted some more meat, the aerial battle gameplay video above should tide you over: dizzying midair combos with Squall vs. Cloud = epic win.
With a style that recalls classic 30s-40s action movie serials, this Sky Flier tee by Hyperhyphen is an eight color plastisol print with plenty of details; we really dig that half-toning.
Look, it’s a monolith: LaCie’s Hard Disk MAX is an all-black mirror polished enclosure for a pair of 1 TB drives (RAID 0 or 1). The ominous blue LED? It turns Jovian planets into stars.
Assembled from other figures, this custom 6″ Fallout 3 Power Armor figure is one of a kind and will be featured in Playstation Magazine. Learn how he got the worn armor effect here.
Tokyoflash wasted no time ringing in the new year: their bling’d out R75 watch sports LED dots but is surprisingly straightforward: the bottom half simply shows LCD-style numerals.
More Lord of the Rings: Conquest goodness for all you Gondor wannabees: while the graphics may not be jaw-dropping there’s nothing quite like watching Gandalf rush a Balrog head-on.
With a 2.8″ touchscreen, Wi-Fi, 3G, aGPS, 3MP camera and secondary VGA camera for video calls, Motorola’s SURF A3100 squeezes a lot in; too bad it’s Asia and Latin America only.
We’re not sure what possessed Chinese artist Liu Jianhua to build Shanghai using poker chips (we’d probably just spend it on craps), but man is it amazing; more cityscapes here.
Lenovo isn’t known for its desktops, but their all-in-one IdeaCentre A600 makes a splash with a 21.5″ frameless screen a-la iMac, Blu-ray drive and remote that doubles as a VOIP handset.
Apple’s 17″ MacBook Pro is finally here in unibody form; other specs: non-removable battery good for 8 hours, 9400M/9600M GT video, optional SSD and add-on antiglare screen.
One of the hottest skeleton watches ever, Hautlence’s HLq watch features avante garding styling with a stainless steel case, manually wound caliber and crocodile strap.
iTunes is now 80% DRM free, with all 10 million going free by the end of Q1 2009; there will be three pricing tiers ($0.69, $0.99 and $1.29) as well as a 3G/Wi-Fi store for the iPhone.
With Djimon Hounsou and Fantastic Four’s Chris Evans, Push is like the cinematic version of Heroes; it focuses on government-hired psychics divided into 10 types of powers.
No doubt sacrilege for some Bentley fans, Hamann’s aero kit for the Continental GT and GT Speed two seaters adds front, rear and side skirts, quad tips and interior carbon fiber.
Use Arrow Keys ← → for Faster Navigation | Keyboard Shortcuts: OnOff
Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure | Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Google + | Pinterest
Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games & Geeks: Technabob | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2017 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™
Visit our Friends at: Not Always Right