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So, A Fidget Spinner Mobile Phone Exists. We Have Entered the End Times…

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Well, of course THIS is a THING. It turns out that Hong Kong-based Chilli International’s fidget spinner phone has been around for a while. Last week, the device popped-up over on Reddit, but back in September, PhoneRadar released a hands-on video with the device.  The mobile phone comes in six different colors, includes a tiny 1.4-inch screen, includeds a web browser and Bluetooth connectivity, but only comes with 32MB (yes, MEGABYTES) of on-board storage (that’s expandable to 8GB with an SD card). This very is very simple and basic, similar to the feature phones that existed before smartphone took the reigns. The fidget phone is currently priced at $20, and while it’s only sold in India, you can find other versions of it on Amazon. Continue reading So, A Fidget Spinner Mobile Phone Exists. We Have Entered the End Times…

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Watch the Google Pixel 2 Event HERE! (Annnnd, It’s Over!)

We’re an hour away from Google’s big hardware event, where the big “G” is expected to announce new devices, including new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones, a new Chromebook, a smaller variant of Google Home, a new Daydream headset, and maybe a few more surprises.

Starting Times:
San Francisco: 9AM / New York: 12PM / London: 5PM / Berlin: 6PM / Moscow: 7PM / New Delhi: 9:30PM / Beijing: 12AM (October 5th) / Tokyo: 1AM (October 5th) / Sydney: 3AM (October 5th)

What Would an iPhone From 1985 Look Like?

Pierre Cerveau

Some of my fondest childhood memories involve booting up the Apple computers at my elementary school (and I’m talking early-1990s) to play Number Munchers, Oregon Trail, the Carmen SanDiego games, or make some pixel art in MacPaint. However, back in those days, Apple wasn’t into mobile devices yet (much like many other tech companies at the time), but artist Pierre Cerveau wanted to take a crack at the theory of what Apple’s very first smartphone might have looked like if it were made in the 1980s. Continue reading What Would an iPhone From 1985 Look Like?

It’s WIRed #100!

Dear God, it actually happened! It’s time for Episode 100 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses cave churches, Raspberry ‘PiPhones’, Minecrafting Watch_Dogs & HBK on the End of the Taker’s Streak! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading It’s WIRed #100!

Whenever My Phone’s Running Out of Juice…

How To Build Your Own Phone With a Raspberry Pi

Nowadays, you can just walk into any Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, and/or Verizon store and pick up a cell phone for free — or just on the cheap, at the very least –, however, if you’re more of the do-it-yourself, gadget-tinkerer type of person and wish to just build your own, then DIYer David Hunt has just the pet project for you.  Hunt himself used everyone’s favorite tech project device, the Raspberry Pi, to build his own phone, and he’ll show you how to do it too! Continue reading How To Build Your Own Phone With a Raspberry Pi

A “Y”House, Hand Phones, Indie Game Movie & The Art of Wrestling – WIRed #11

This week, this house is brought to you by the letter “Y,” you can soon talk to the hand (literally), behind the scenes on indie game development, and how to be a pro wrestling art snob.
…also, THE QUESTION OF THE WEEK!!   Continue reading A “Y”House, Hand Phones, Indie Game Movie & The Art of Wrestling – WIRed #11

Jason Voorhees Killed Episode 3 – WIRed #2.5

After some technical mishaps, this week’s abridged version of The PractitioNERD will be the first of many smaller, more frequent videos, as explained above.   Continue reading Jason Voorhees Killed Episode 3 – WIRed #2.5

Carmen Sandiego steals Pro Wrestling Art from a Martian Bus Station – WIRed #2

This week on “The PractitioNERD Show,” I discuss:
the Carmen Sandiego movie adaptation [http://goo.gl/DX2SZ],
a Spanish bus station that could be a martian spaceship [http://goo.gl/nNBPg],
the U.S. Army becomes the literal “Android Army” [http://goo.gl/faajF],
my love for Retro City Rampage [http://goo.gl/ucFIV], and
why Pro Wrestling art show be in the Louvre [http://goo.gl/jjRYc]   Continue reading Carmen Sandiego steals Pro Wrestling Art from a Martian Bus Station – WIRed #2

DIY Portable Wind Turbine to Power Gadgets While Camping; Make Many More to Power Your House…

Have you ever thought to yourself: “you know what, I wish I could have my own portable, take-anywhere-with-me wind turbine to charge my low power electronic devices”. Well my friends (and if your though was just a oddly specific as that), Instructables user ineverfinishanyth (clever name, by the way) was looking for a way to power his gadgets while he went on camping trips, so he decided to build his own portable turbine that weighs only 16 ounces.  Hurrah to free, clean, and green energy!

Continue reading DIY Portable Wind Turbine to Power Gadgets While Camping; Make Many More to Power Your House…