Look at it. Something is definitely wrong with this one. It looks like as it could crash on it’s bottom any second. I don’t really get how the modern front design can be matched with the back’s 20-30 year old standard caravan look. They also seem to cut the car at the wrong place. Now what’s more interesting is that you can detach the caravan part yourself if you want to convert your ugly mobile… → Read More
Tired of carrying your 4×12 cabinet and/or amp? No more lugging for you. The Pocket Amp from Palmer is a great solution to be a truly mobile guitarist. This little box has XLR and headphone outputs so you can do some practice on your own and hook yourself up to a PA system without having that awful sound when you connect directly. → Read More
Starcraft II has already set the record as the fastest-selling real-time strategy game of all time, at least that’s what Blizzard claims. Analysts expect 7 million copies sold this year. Considering that this is just the first part of the game that’s quite a win and Blizzard is of course happy about it. Why sell something only once when you can split it up to parts and sell it three times? This… → Read More
Okay so you want to buy Apple TV but you are in Europe. You got used to the fact that in Europe everything costs the same in the Apple Store as in its brother in the U.S. just in Euros which is like a lot more. Not any more. The Apple TV in Europe costs MORE than in the U.S. It costs 119€ ($152). You would think that you actually get more or at least the same stuff right? Well, no. No Netflix… → Read More
Short version: Unbeatable value for the price. If you’re looking for a decent TV with a good picture and low price the LD450 is the one for you. No internet, no Skype but a 42” 1080p LCD television for $630? Sure! → Read More
ShoutEm, a white-label mobile and location social network startup, has secured $1.2 million in a second round investment from Slovenian venture capital fund RSG Capital. With the advent of hyperlocal news, Shout’Em will let smaller websites and business monetize their communities through local advertising as well as vouchers.
As part of the funding round, ShoutEm is being spun off into a… → Read More
You Americans have all the good stuff. Stuff like BP pumping oil in the Ocean and guns, lots of guns. And then you have Netflix and we people outside the U.S. are wondering what could it feel like to have a service like that. Now I know. → Read More
Music is like little parts of music put together, right? Now you can sell these little parts – Scratchpacks – on ItchyClips, a brand new site dedicated to sell music to musicians. I bet there are other services like this out there. This one however looks quite capable because you can sell your Ableton Live packs. Maybe one day there will be a website to sell snippets for bloggers. You know, little… → Read More
In 1998 Lego introduced the MINDSTORMS product line. The NXT is a brick-shaped computer that can take in sensory input, control motors and most importantly in this case, play back sounds. The NXT-606 drum machine is based on this unit and I must say it sounds pretty good. You can even get a set yourself and build your own. And why shouldn’t you do that? Click for the video → Read More
This guy, Fred Merle got arrested for selling Polka DVDs that he did not own the rights to. Apparently he was set up to make a deal with a tall guy dressed as a polka-fiend and now he can’t sell Polka DVDs anymore. Like forever. There is the wife, the lawyer and the tall guy with the mustache. Click to see the videos → Read More
It’s 60€ in Europe. Costs as much as a console title only this is the digital version. I guess I’ll just wait until the price drops to a reasonable amount of money. → Read More
Since I have the Monotron it is my ultimate source of noise and fun. I’m able to make people scream in 6 seconds with it. It is the Gameboy for synthesizer fiends. Let’s see what the Monotron can and can’t do for $59. → Read More
It’s emerged that last Tuesday night, a list of the Croatian participants in the Croatian War of Independence was put online as a simple web application. The never before published list is one of the best kept secrets of the current Croatian goverment, so much so that a prominent Croatian political blogger, Marko Rakar, was arrested in connection to the list. Current laws in Croatia make it… → Read More
[Croatia] With Easter only days away and with it the tradition of egg tapping or egg fighting, the 1337bit team have taken it upon themselves to revive this traditional kids game on – yes, you’ve guessed it – the iPhone.
EggsEggsEggs, which costs $0.99 from the App Store, lets you choose an egg and swing it using the iPhone’s accelerometer. The harder you swing, the better the results.
In… → Read More
[Denmark] Wall of Tweets, from Copenhagen-based digital agency FatDUX Zagreb (part of FatDUX Group), is a product that lets you start a Twitter wall for your event with a unique interface and branded graphics – either for display on a big screen at the event itself or online.
With more and more conferences using Twitter as a communication back channel for their participants during the event, Wall… → Read More
Al Jazeera’s mobile Media unit has been quite busy lately. After making their iPhone apps free, the broadcaster has added live streaming to their mobile website. Live streaming is supported on the iPhone only for now, but Al Jazeera’s Mobile media unit is planning on adding support for other mobile platforms soon.
The mobile website streaming service works almost as well as the mobile clients… → Read More
[Croatia] Lots of politicians have been “inspired” by Obama’s messaging, branding and marketing techniques. However, there’s a fine line between inspiration and stealing. Unfortunately, the creative team behind the visual identity and website of Nadan Vidosevic, a very popular Croatian presidential candidate, crossed that line. → Read More
[Croatia] Shout’Em, a startup from Croatia that lets you create your own microblogging network, has just launched their official iPhone app. While the Shout’Em platform was first intended to enable mobile social networking, the founders have since decided to ride the “microblogging wave” created by Twitter. With the launch of the Shout’Em iPhone and Java apps, they’re returning to… → Read More
Web designers, rejoice! Typekit, the project of noted designer Jeffrey Veen and Small Batch, launched today. Typekit offers web designers a way to use a wide array of fonts on their websites. Most websites today limit their use of fonts to those available on all three of the major operating systems – Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. There are only a dozen of those, Verdana and Arial come to mind. → Read More
[Croatia] Croatian startup Trillenium is to launched their web-based 3D shopping mall and social network with financial backing from a local angel investor and partnerships with a dozen local and international brands that will offer their products.
While the hype over 3D experiences started by Second Life has passed, Trillenium is betting its future on what they see as a more realistic shopping… → Read More
I love my keyboard. It is actually a synthesizer, an Alesis micron but I use it as a midi controller. The only problem is I have it in the rehearsal room(s) all the time. So what if I have to work on some music at home? I have to carry that big bunch of plastic from the rehearsal room to the flat and back three times a week. Why not buy a midi keyboard just for home use? No money, no space, no… → Read More
Join me for the Namco Bandai press conference at 4PM GMT+1. → Read More
The most interesting announcement from Konami at GamesCom 2009 is Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker for the PSP. The release date of the game is set to 2010. In MSG:PW you will be accompanied by a comrade. This way you can control two characters at the same time, one supporting the other. Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, Pro Evolution Soccer, Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, Krazy Kart Racing. Check out… → Read More
Need for Speed: Shift, Command and Conquer 4, The Saboteur and more. → Read More
I always liked the sound and design of Dave Smith Instruments. The new Tetra is no exception. This compact polyphonic synth is basically 4 Mophos put in one box, making it similar to a mini Prophet. More importantly the Tetra features USB connectivity for programming through the free editor that is compatible with MAC and Windows.Click for the details. → Read More
While Google dominates the search market of South Eastern Europe, it has never had a real presence here. Until now. Google just announced its official presence in Croatia, from where it will run all operations for the rest of the region, including Serbia, Albania, and beyond. Internet marketing, especially search engine marketing, is still in its infancy in the region. Leading local web portals… → Read More