Archive for January 7th, 2008
We had you at "perverts," right? Well, here's the deal; we just had some hands on time with Sima's IR light for cameras. The device promises to shed a whole host of light in areas that are missing the sun-like goodness. Although we did not get to use it in optimum conditions, i.e. in an area with no light, we did get a hold of the device and have a good grope. Check the gallery to see what the next weapon in your voyeuristic arsenal will look like.galleryPost('simairgi', 3, '');
We are waiting for a full hands on with the device before we pass judgment. I offer myself up to test the IR light peripheral; waking up with Benny leaning over me in the middle of night has become a little disconcerting. Expect to be updated when we have some new information. (About Sima's product, not Benny's sexual predation.)
SoundTech, makers of some interesting computer/music peripherals, has announced a new guitar attachment called the Ediface. So what's it do? How about giving your guitar all the flexibility of a synthesizer, converting notes to trumpets or...like the headline says...playing Guitar Hero and Rock Band with your real guitar?
Windows XP and Mac compatible, the Ediface works as pickups to measure the notes being played by the guitar. Once the Ediface detects the note, it replaces the real sound with MIDI and, through that device you see in the picture, switches in any alternate instrumentation you may desire (ala synthesizer).
As for Guitar Hero and Rock Band support, it's really not all the difficult from here. Users simply program the corresponding colors/notes to the real notes they'd like to play on the guitar (like the first 5 frets of the top string). SoundTech is developing adapters for all major platforms to plug into the Ediface and make this all possible.
Weblog Serious Eats rolls up their sleeves and cleans out the post-holiday clutter from their overflowing refrigerator. While it's easy to let your fridge fill up with all those leftovers, there's actually no better time to declutter your fridge than during the winter, when you can normally find plenty of places to keep refrigerated leftovers cool if you're not ready to toss them yet. Then again, don't forget that the more you've got in your freezer, the more efficient it will be, so aim for a cleaning that gets rid of the clutter but doesn't leave you with an empty fridge. If you've got a favorite way to declutter your winter fridge (besides binging), let's hear it in the comments. Photo by Michael_L.
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Weblog Dumb Little Man offers tips for overcoming the stuff that sucks the energy right out of you: like lack of sleep and exercise, stress, sickness, dehydration, and toxic people. Just reading this list is draining, and it made me wonder what your productivity Kryptonite is.
We just checked in with the guys at Lian Li, and we managed to peek a look at their hot new PC cases. The best of the bunch is the Armorsuit enclosure, shown in the image above. It's smoking. The case has a solid aluminum construction (with plastic side windows), nine 5.25-inch device bays (including two 3.5" x 3 HDD cages), three LED fans, LED lined heat exhaust and liquid pipe inlets for solvent cooled systems. If that doesn't sound great; check out the gallery, revise your opinion and eat humble pie.galleryPost('armorgi', 3, '');
Lian Li has been busy at work; they have an entire product refresh that is expected to drop soon. Unfortunately, the website is yet to be updated, but the new range will consist of at least 10 new models. As we said, the big daddy is above, but if you want something a bit more moderate, Lian Li has you covered. (Check the gallery for different iterations of the above Armorsuit.) [Lian Li]