NovelKeys‘ Big Switches are individual mechanical keyboard keys. They’re fully functional, but you’d have to find a keyboard big enough to accommodate them. That’s because they’re four times bigger – 64 times by volume! – than regular keys. More on Kotaku.
THE BEST Gifts
Man Crates presents a fantastic gift for whiskey lovers. The highlight is a personalized whiskey decanter and matching pair of rocks glasses, along with two ice sphere molds, two slate coasters, and a 33 Drams whiskey drinking journal, all packed in a sturdy wooden crate.
Mighty Jaxx’s first electronic toy is none other than Adventure Time‘s living video game console, BMO. Designed by anatomical figure specialist Jason Freeny, the Xxray Plus BMO is 6″ tall and has a pulsating light in its heart. Its face also lights up. Limited to 500 pieces.
The Future is Now: Neon Rising is the second edition of the second book in Josan Gonzalez’s cyberpunk series. Almost all of its 212 pages has full-page illustrations, which tie into each other to create a “silent graphic novel.” It comes with three postcards.
As expected, Nintendo delivered another classic game with Super Mario Odyssey. ThinkGeek lets you bring the game’s new and imaginative mechanics home with this wearable Cappy hat. If you don’t have a Switch yet, you can also get the hat as part of a console bundle.
GoSun’s latest product is a significantly lighter and smaller version of its highly efficient solar stove. The GoSun Go heats up to 500ºF (260ºC), enough to cook up to 14oz of food or heat 400mL of liquid in 20 to 30 minutes. It comes with a shock absorbing case and a kickstand.
Better late than never. Steam now has a digital version of its gift cards. You can send them to anyone who’s been on your Friend list for at least 3 days. Its value will automatically be converted to your friend’s currency. Don’t worry, you can still gift specific games.
Play with Overwatch‘s Shimada brothers even if you’re offline. Both Genji and Hanzo come with their respective weapons as well as dragon attack accessories. Genji has a double-jointed neck and movable chest parts, while Hanzo has a highly detailed tattoo and costume.
Satechi’s laptop case is covered with a stylish nylon fabric that protects your laptop and small items from getting wet when it starts to rain. The main compartment is also fully padded to protect against sudden drops and scratches. Available in 13″ and 15″ sizes.
Our Man Crates pick for this week is the perfect gift for lovers of the sweet and spicy nectar of the gods known as sriracha. The wooden gift box comes packed with a chili sauce spray bottle, spice grinder, pepper sauce, beef jerky, popcorn, and crunchy pea snacks.
Marc Hagan-Guirey specializes in kirigami – silhouetted sculptures made by cutting and folding a single sheet of paper. He worked with the guys behind Star Wars to create a book that lets you make 15 of the series’ vehicles using his technique. Accent lighting not included.
“It’s always the one you least suspect.” Kidrobot and The Simpsons’ Halloween collectible is a 6.5″-tall figure of the Devil as Ned Flanders from the 1993 episode Treehouse of Horror IV. The glow-in-the-dark edition is limited to 500 pieces but costs the same as the regular toy.
Nintendo has the Super NES Classic, Analogue has the Super NES modern. The Super Nt plays SNES and Super Famicom cartridges at up to 1080p and 60fps. It comes with a wireless controller and receiver, but it also works with the original console’s accessories.