ThinkGeek’s iCade 8-Bitty wireless gaming controller is pretty adorable, though limited. It has a retro feel, eliciting nostalgia for Super Nintendo, and hooks up easily with both iOS and Android devices.
The games, however, are limited to various emulators like Atari’s Greatest Hits and Pac Man. These are great games and appeal to just about anyone, but the retro controller supports exactly… → Read More
Most gadgets charge off USB nowadays so it only makes sense to have a wall outlet with a couple of outlets. ThinkGeek has you covered with the FastMac U-Socket USB Wallplug. The standard 110 volt socket has two 5.0V 2100mA outlets playing wingman. ThinkGeek has them in stock and shipping for just $24.99 → Read More
Few things will grab a middle-aged man’s attention like an iPad full of old Atari games and a ball-end joystick. There is something about that specific mix of electronic nostalgia, the promise of adventure, and the experience of sweet limbic release that allows him to relax into the experience at hand, his face slack, his hand jazzing the stick like a rat trained to respond to reward… → Read More
Power up your desk with this USB Mushroom Lamp from ThinkGeek. It’s only $10 bucks, which is a small price to pay for the eternal satisfaction of a functional conversation piece. The light comes by way two super bright white LEDs powered by either USB or AA batteries. I’m of the belief that while the lure of an extra life is tempting, the red mushroom’s supersize ability is a… → Read More
Those crazy kids over at ThinkGeek did it again. The April Fool’s Chocolate Zombie Bunny became reality just in time for this year’s chocolate bunny hunting season. It’s just that, well, this one is already dead — sort of. → Read More
Reasonable people understand this by now: environmentalists aren’t all tree hugging vegetarians with unwashed hair — not that there’s anything wrong with that — and tech enthusiasts aren’t all oblivious to the burgeoning problems of energy consumption and e-waste. Still, it’s tough to shop online for geeks who want to be environmentally responsible, and nouveau hippies who covet gadgets.
Why? → Read More
And boy is he delicious! The Stay-Puft Marshmallows are caffeinated bite-sized pieces of the Destructor and come in a groovy collectable box. No need to claim to be a god on this one, Ray. Just pop ‘em in your mouth! → Read More
When 10 hubs is just too few, and 24 is a few too many, and 80 is way too many… have I got the USB hub for you! They just added these things to stock at ThinkGeek, and unlike the other hubs we’ve seen recently, this one actually looks pretty nice. It’s got kind of an Apple vibe, but obviously still ran run with the PC big boys on sheer geekiness. → Read More
The 7-inch 800×480 Mimo monitor is a portable USB-powered display that’s easy to set up and use and ought to fit neatly in most laptop bags. At $130, it’s not outrageously priced, either, considering you’re getting a pretty capable second monitor that weighs just 1.3 pounds and requires only a single cable in order to operate. → Read More
Capitalizing on the fact that water is non-compressible, this wrench instantly adjusts to any size nut or bolt that fits in its little — I don’t know the technical term, so I’m just going to call it its wrench-hole.
Uh oh, here comes the science! → Read More
You want this. Really, you do. Look at it. Isn’t f’n sweet? Just think how rad you will look walking through a grocery store, talking on your phone now. Best of all, ThinkGeek has it on sale with a coupon code. → Read More
These tiny video players are available at ThinkGeek.com for $100 each. One’s got a 2.8-inch display and one has a 2.4-inch display. How do you like that? They’ve each got 2GB of memory and can handle AVI and MPEG videos as well as MP3 audio. They also have a built-in FM tuner, a speaker, text viewer, picture viewer, and games. How’d they do that?! Battery life lasts 3-4 hours for… → Read More
I just came across these beauties on ThinkGeek and boy am I ticked off. Looks like ThinkGeek is completely sold out of the World of Warcraft action figure set. For $49.99, you get an Orc Shaman, a Blood Elf, a Dwarf Warrior and an Undead Warlock. Each figurine is around 7-inches tall (minus the Dwarf) and is incredibly detailed, much like a Games Workshop piece. The first shipment of these figures… → Read More