Joining other discarded technologies of late, including the Flip video camera, Kodachrome, and the humble floppy disk is the typewriter, which will no longer be produced anywhere in the world. The last company on earth to produce the typewriter — Godrej and Boyce — has shut down its product…
Both of these theories seem sound to me, and the first option in the second theory could be the basis for Portal 3, maybe.
Can’t afford a Mac? Build your own paper version. Into vintage gaming? Build your own pinball machine or classic arcade cabinet. Huge Star Wars fan? Build your own TIE fighter, AT-AT or even the Millenium Falcon. Into Angry Birds? Why not create your own table-top version? In awe of the Taj Mahal? Build your own. The list goes on and on… You’ll love them.
Check them all out here.
Smart Cover for First-Generation iPad – via The Russians Used a Pencil
When the iPad 2 was announced, like most people, the part that I was most intrigued by was the new Smart Cover. I had nearly convinced myself it was reason enough to upgrade, but eventually calmed down and figured it would be wise to wait for the rumored Retina Display. I wondered though, if it would somehow be possible to retrofit the original iPad to utilize the Smart Cover. Turns out, it’s actually pretty simple.
Think Geek’s specials for Friday, April 1, 2011 are Epic!
Can’t decide which I want more: the Playmobil Apple Store Playset or the Star Wars Lightsaber Popsicles…