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The special edition of Fallout 4 comes with a pretty spectacular piece of swag: a real-life Pip-Boy that works with your smartphone. Understandably, the $120 bundle sold out almost as soon as it went on sale, but as much as the game's publisher wanted more of your cash, it's admitted that it simpl...

July 28th 2015 at 12:24pm 0 Comments
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A fully functional Pip-Boy 3000 has emerged from the vault of Team Reno, a five-member group of people way, way smarter than us. The device can display relative humidity, altitude, latitude and longitude, atmospheric pressure, ambient temperature, object temperature and of course, radiation level...

April 27th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Here at Joystiq, we love the idea of taking the non-existant and making it, well, existent, and we applaud the modders, hackers and crafters out there that are crafty enough to do it. Take MyMagicPudding, for instance: not content with living in a world where Fallout 3's wrist-mounted Personal I...

September 3rd 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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We've seen the occasional PIP-Boy-esque wearable in the past, and now more details have emerged on this flexible OLED that we first peeped at CES in January. The 4-inch organic electroluminescent display sports up to 1.67 million colors, QVGA (320 x 240) 100ppi resolution, and can be bent to a curv...

June 8th 2009 at 12:27pm 0 Comments
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Okay, so our fully-functioning Pip-Boy is currently in development, and the iPhone version didn't exactly hit the spot. Thankfully, the BlackBerry skin is awfully close to fulfilling our Fallout dreams. Modder sadosdemetrios has created a functioning Pip-Boy homescreen for the Blackberry, available...

April 20th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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This isn't the first time we've laid our eyes upon a wrist-worn PC, but if you're in the market for something ultraportable, you might want to check this bad boy out. Brought to you by Glacier Computer, the Ridgeline W200 is a wearable refresh of the company's vehicle-mounted Ridgeline family. With...

April 7th 2009 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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Many gamers were underwhelmed by the replica Pip-Boy 3000 digital clock that was included in the Amazon-exclusive Fallout 3 Survival Edition. Fortunately, a clever modder by the name of Otaku Joe had the presence of mind to rip out the gadget's chronometric guts and replace them with an iPod Touch,...

April 6th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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In the bowels of CES, Engadget discovered the first sign that the nuclear holocaust foretold in the Fallout series is approaching. Yes, what you see above is a Pip-Boy prototype. Sure, Universal Display Corporation hasn't given a name to its 4-inch, flexible, wrist-worn OLED display (designed for t...

January 8th 2009 at 7:46pm 0 Comments