Well, these Atari Wall Decals are obviously awesome, but the word’s not in yet on whether or not it will get you girls. I’m guessing not. But hey, they’re fun.
Millions of years ago, if a geek wanted to play videogames, he had to take a pocketful of quarters to the mall where darkened rooms filled with 6-foot-tall cabinets bleeped and blooped in glowing 8-bit goodness. Before we measured the quality of our games in voxels, we had to use our imaginations and believe that jagged white lines were massive hurtling asteroids, and that a triangle was your intrepid starship attempting to navigate the void. We fantasized that a simple white line was Bjorn Borg, and that a single pixel of light was a tennis ball being smashed at Jimmy Connors’ racket, or that shooting the head of a centipede would turn it in into a mushroom.
The Elder Gods of the Internet call that era back in the day. It was a day of wonder – where bits were downloaded at a blistering three-hundred per second, hard-drives were the size of small Eastern-European cars, and digital watches were a pretty neat idea. The Elder Gods look upon those days fondly, and look for ways to remind themselves of those heady days when you could hack a telephone with a cereal box whistle.
So, in an effort to bring a little bit of the past into the present day, these vinyl decals were created to turn any wall into a gigantic representation of the classic Atari videogames Asteroids, Centipede or Pong. Just peel and stick and you can relive those ancient and halcyon days of whooping flying saucers, spinning potentiometers as controllers, and falling fleas that fart fungus.
Around The Web
- Amazon Cloud Drive now stores unlimited files for $60 per year
- This Week in Sports and Outdoors: March 26, 2015
- ECOO 04 Plus Turns It Up a Notch with 3GB of RAM
- Apple is Hyping Tomorrow’s iPhone Event With a Countdown
- Gawker What We Know About the Germanwings Flight and Its Pilot, Andreas Lubitz | io9 8 Things People
Who wouldn’t want emoticons on their shower curtain? I don’t know either. This new vinyl shower curtain is full of smileys, from the super smiley :-)) to the drooling smiley =p~ yeah, that’s a smiley. Enjoy!
What do you do when Photoshop crashes? Well, you describe your problems in a crash report of course. This guy however, went well beyond his problems with Photoshop and gave Adobe a pretty interesting and humorous report.
This awesome digital camera concept turns your photographs into a stamp in a matter of minutes. The Stampy Digital Camera was designed by Jinhee Kim, who had the brilliant idea of turning your camera into a refreshing digital printing device by adding stamp technology into the camera body. What an awesome idea, here’s how it works:
At TechVert, we’re big fans of creative business cards, and we’ll be showcasing a lot more as time goes on. For now, we’d like to show off this new business card by photographer, Steph Goralnick. She embedded a film negative between two layers of heavy stock for an event for emerging photographers. Who would throw away a card like that? Good job Steph!
We’ve all got digital time displays now (and some of us have $15,000 bullet proof watches) so no need to learn how to read clocks and whatnot. But, if you’re a historian, or a plain old clever guy or gal, maybe some of these complicated and unique time displays will tickle your fancy. Enjoy!
1. Jewish Calendar
Interpreting dates from this calendar would be a Herculean task, taking into account the irregular date formats. The duration of the month is different, the year is different, and pretty much everything else. Thank god, that a day still represents 24 hours!!
Image Source 1
Have you purchased the iPad yet? Need a good yet fashionable way to carry it around? The latest option is the new iTee or iDress brought to you by iClothing. Now you can look great and carry your Mac tablet around with ease.
The unisex iTee is available in all sizes and comes in either white or black. The protective, almost invisible, front pouch stores and carries your iPad with you on the move. It is made from 100% cotton, and of course is machine washable.
The iDress is a black, above the knee, short sleeved dress with a built in protected pouch as well. They claim that even with the iPad stored in the pouch it does not hinder movement whatsoever. The iDress is made from cotton sateen. Although they are available for purchase the site is Australian. Converted to US dollars it looks like the iDress will set you back $73.99 and the iTee will run you $36.98.