It’s way too early to think about Christmas, but something as good as the S.H.I.E.L.D. Heli Carrier requires that special sense of excitement and anticipation that only the happiest season of the year can bring. I think that by now, everyone has seen The Avengers, and having seen it only last weekend, remnants of the [...]
Universal remote controls are nothing new. They supposedly help to combine the multitude of units that control most every piece of electronics in the living room into one, saving space, batteries and the frustration of losing them. However, One For All reckons its new SmartControl unit is the first one to work with the new [...]
Sometimes you just take a look at something and think “Wow! I want one of those”. Parrot’s latest bit of kit, the AR.Drone, is just one such object. The AR.Drone is a quadricopter (central cockpit and four propellers) that’s fully controllable via an iPhone or iPod Touch. Operating over Wi-Fi, it features two cameras. One [...]
British satellite broadcaster Sky is ready to welcome Australian friends to the UK with the introduction of an upside-down remote control. Ahh, I’ve never grown tired of the notion that everyone who lives in Australia stands on their head because it’s on the other side of the world from Britain (not exactly, of course).
Tell me if this scenario is familiar… Your husband (or wife, for that matter) wants to spend the night watching footie. Or perhaps American football. Or some other show that you absolutely dislike. On the other end of the spectrum, you want to watch your favourite show on the telly. An argument ensues. And goes [...]
I love the smell of freshly cut grass. It brings back wonderful childhood memories; you know, back when the biggest thing on your mind was what your mum was going to make for supper? Or maybe the cute boy (or girl, for that matter) who lives down the street?