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"Unique and precious pieces of movie art." That's what Lomography is promising to deliver with the LomoKino Super 35 Movie Maker -- the company's very first movie camera. Announced earlier this month, the LomoKino is hardly a technological game changer. In fact, it's anything but. Much like...

November 15th 2011 at 3:35am 0 Comments
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You know Gamer, right? That movie with a pasty-faced kid controlling human prisoners in a future game? Well, it turns out that the film almost ended up as a Grand Theft Auto joint. According to a recent interview with co-writer/director Mark Neveldine, "We [Neveldine and co-writer Brian Taylor] act...

February 4th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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From the obscure annals of May 2008 comes the testimony of BBFC head David Cooke, who confirmed that the now irrelevant UK ratings board had investigated the authenticity of "instructional information about how to make the drug crystal meth" in Grand Theft Auto IV. The incident was brought to light...

June 22nd 2009 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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You know what kids in developing nations need besides water, vaccines, and schools? MP3 players... and laptops, lots of laptops. Meet the Cranko, at least that's what we're calling it since Thanko's "Cranking MP3 Player" bores us to the point of Wal-marting razor blades. The 1GB capacity player fro...

March 27th 2008 at 4:22am 0 Comments

Accessories often range from useful to "why, oh why," and we think this crank is the most pointless of them all. We're so dumbfounded that we had no other choice but to show you, dear reader, and have you scratch your head along with us. Maybe if you got somebody to crank this for you while y...

January 5th 2008 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Trevor Baylis, famed British inventor of the "windup" radio (which runs on cranking power) and all-around bon vivant, has set his sights on a newer form of portable entertainment: the digital media player. Baylis, along with the company Ecodigital, has created a small PMP which never needs to be pl...

August 10th 2007 at 7:28pm 0 Comments