- Understand the Google book settlement and how it will change reading forever — io9
- Know it, love it: the NES Harmonica — Urlesque
- The illusion cloak is coming, provides virtual decoy — Dvice
- YouTube partnering with Al Gore for Earth Day video project — Mashable
- Use Gmail's new iPad-friendly layout on your home computer — Lifehacker
- Dragon Dictation app will turn your iPad into a virtual secretary — Gizmodo
- Futuristic wheelchair for the elderly and disabled of tomorrow — Ubergizmo
Don't celebrate with a Douglas Fir? I've already thought of several different ways to incorporate these into my everyday life after the holidays. Window ornaments, wall art, even sealed into the top of a DIY outdoor table. See? I bet you can come up with a few on your own.
- The Toy Fair in NYC offers a peek at 10 reasons we're doomed.— Gizmodo
- So we know it's happening, but which TV stations will be making the transition to digital this week? — Switched
- Stop taking calls from your angry ex with Trapcall, which reveals who's behind blocked calls. — Lifehacker
- It's old-computer project time! Here are some options for giving vintage machines a makeover.— Unplggd
- Feeling dirty like under the bed? Maybe you need a little NES soap to make you fresh and clean. — Engadget
They say art is the best investment, but what about putting a little artistry into your gaming console collection?
One particularly chic eBay user is offering a great assemblage of colorful hand-painted NES consoles that could bring any real geek to tears of joy.
The designs feature Dragon Quest, Metroid, Bubble Bobble, Megaman 2, Legend of Zelda, Super Mario 3 and other gaming favorites. The minimum sale price is $125. So, are they chic?