Gadgets

Mario Kart RC Cars Let You Virtually Shoot Other Players

Hot damn. This remote control Mario Kart set not only lets you race your favorite characters around on your kitchen floor, but the controllers feature built-in virtual projectiles and power-ups in the form of shells, banana peels, mushrooms, stars, and more.

The karts apparently have built-in sensors, so when you get hit from …

Computex: Windows 7 and Android Tablets from MSI, Asus

The future-splosion known as Computex is underway in Taipai, Taiwan this week and in the interest of not inundating Techland with post after post about every single tablet, netbook, and other bits of technological wonderment, I thought I’d include everything in a daily roundup for those of you interested in this kind of stuff. …

That Pixel Qi Display Isn’t Half Bad

The problem with devices like the iPad is its inability to be used in direct sunlight. I’m not saying you should be using outside 24/7 but it would be nice to take it to the park or beach without having to look for shade to use the damn thing. Pixel Qi’s display is clearly visible while the iPad’s display is all but washed out even …

George Romero Has A New App, Movie & No Idea How To Survive Zombie Attacks

When it comes to the gory genre of zombie horror, there is no one more revered than director George Romero. From 1968’s cult classic Night of the Living Dead, to his latest, Survival of the Dead, which opens in theaters today, his work has been delightfully grossing us out for decades. There’s no question: He’s a horror film pioneer with …

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

You find yourself in a tough …

iPhone, Meet Universal Remote

Touchscreen universal remotes can cost hundreds of dollars, but you can turn your hundreds-of-dollars iPhone or iPod Touch into a fancy touchscreen universal remote for an additional $70.

ThinkGeek is now selling the new(ish) i-Got-Control iPhone Universal Remote. It consists of an IR adapter that plugs into the dock port on the …

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