Sunday, July 31, 2011

Scosche boomCAN


The Scosche boomCAN is portable speaker with built in USBchargeable battery for less than 25$. Available in red, blue, silver and black.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011



1DollarScan is the most affordable scanning/digitizing solution provider in the world. Scanning a book costs one US Dollar for 100 pages. Currently available in Japan and San Jose, California, USA.

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Friday, July 29, 2011



Pneumocell is an assembly-kit of inflatable building elements analogous to biological cell structures, which like large Lego bricks, can be quickly connected in numerous combinations to form complete constructions.

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Thursday, July 28, 2011



WikiHouse is an open source design for building DIY houses.


Wednesday, July 27, 2011



Revolights is a Kickstarter based project for developing a revolutionary new bicycle light.


Tuesday, July 26, 2011

FlashToHTML5 Safari extension


The FlashToHTML5 Safari extension will automatically load the video at the highest quality available, WITHOUT advertisements! The only downside is that subtitles and user-captions are not displayed, but that's something, that may be added in the future.

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Monday, July 25, 2011

YouTube HTML5 video player


If you are using a supported browser for YouTube, you can choose to use the YouTube HTML5 video player instead of the Flash player for most videos.


Sunday, July 24, 2011

Apple Thunderbolt display ships in 60 days

Apple announced, that the new Thunderbolt display will ship within 60 days for less than 1000$. Basically it is a Thunderbolt docking station with Facetime HD camera, 2.1 speakers, microphone, MagSafe charger, 3 USB2 ports, 1 Firewire800 port, 1 1000BaseT port and one additional Thunderbolt port for daisy chaining Thunderbolt devices with built in 27" display with 2560*1440 pixels resolution.

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Spider Rock XL


From 7/23 on during the whole summer Spider Rock XL is located at the Marina Wien, Handelskai 343. There is a 360m long Flying-Fox and a so called Powerfan, where you can jump off a 30m high tower in near free fall. Open Wednesday and Thursday 4pm to 9pm, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 1pm till 9pm.

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Apple intros Mac mini without optical drive

Apple introduced the new Mac mini with Thunderbolt port, dual i5 to quad i7 CPUs and optional AMD ATI Radeon HD6630M GPU for less than 600$. Now finally without optical drive, but still with HDMI.

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Apple MacBook air 11 with 256GB SSD


Apple introduced the new MacBook airs with Thunderbolt port, backlit keyboard, Intel HD graphics 3000 GPU, 1.6GHz i5 to 1.8GHz i7 CPUs and Bluetooth 4.0. Finally with a 256GB SSD BTO option for the 11 inch model (for 300$), but still no 8GB RAM, no Kensington security slot, no Infrared and still no 3G/4G WAN connectivity built in. Update: SSD seems to be soldered on the motherboard, so no more upgrades of the SSD as on the previous generation. Update 2: SSD is NOT soldered to the motherboard and is definitively replaceable as on the previous version. Great!

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Apple MacOSX 10.7 available


Since 7/20 MacOSX 10.7 is available as a 3.5GB download for less than 30$. Within a few weeks it will be available on a USBstick for less than 70$.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

whited00r for old iPhones and iPod touch


At whited00r you find up to date firmware files for iPhone 2G, 3G and iPod Touch 1G and 2G. All Whited00r firmwares are jailbroken. Latest Cydia release from Saurik is included and fully working. Whited00r enables all native features hidden in official Apple firmwares. Battery percentage, Multimedia Messages Service (MMS), tethering via bluetooth and via USB, Tap to Focus in camera, cellular data network fields and Emojii icons are only some examples., Whited00r includes the best video recording application. Recording quality is better then the one offered by application on AppStore. Moreover video are automatically exported to Photo folder (so you can easily import them to your Mac for example with iPhoto).

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Monday, July 18, 2011



With MakeMKV you can convert DVDs and Blue-Rays into MKV files on MacOSX 10.5 or higher, Windows and Linux.

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Wolf science center Ernstbrunn


Are you fascinated by wolves, their biology, their relations with humans and the mysteries they still hold? Then take a look at the Wolf science center, located around 40 kilometers north of Vienna, Austria in the Ernstbrunn game park.

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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Download YouTube videos as MP4

Friday, July 15, 2011

YouTube video download

Thursday, July 14, 2011



GreaseKit is a SIMBL plugin, that adds user scripting to Safari and all WebKit applications. Basically a GreaseMonkey-like user JavaScript extension for Safari and WebKit applications.

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Huawei E192


The Huawei E192 is a USB based UMTS/3G modem with built in DVB-T tuner, which you can use on MacOSX with the newest version of ElGatos EyeTV software.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc


The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is a mobile phone with Android 2.3, that includes a FMradio, miniHDMI and an outdoor viewable screen in an incredibly beautiful and slim package. One of the best mobile phones, I have ever used!

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Monday, July 11, 2011



The JAMBOX is a portable speaker with Bluetooth, audio in port and microphone, that you can use as a speakerphone, but also as a portable speaker with amazing sound output. Battery life is around 10 hours for a full charge via microUSB. Cost is less than 200$, which sounds expensive, but if you ever saw, touched and listened to the JAWBONE, the price suddenly seems to be reasonable. Amazing!

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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition


The book Practical Packet Analysis, 2nd Edition shows you how to use Wireshark to solve real-world network problems for less than 50$ including ebook versions.

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Saturday, July 09, 2011

Metasploit, the penetration testers guide


The book Metasploit is the best penetration testers guide to the Metasploit framework for less than 50$ including ebook versions.

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Friday, July 08, 2011

Manga guide to the universe


The book Manga guide to the universe shows you modern astronomy and astrophysics, as well as the classical discoveries and theories on which they’re built, for less than 20$ including ebook versions.

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Thursday, July 07, 2011

Manga guide to relativity


The book Manga guide to relativity explains the non-intuitive laws that shape our universe for less than 20$ including ebook versions.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Learn you a Haskell for great good


The book Learn you a Haskell for great good is a hilarious, illustrated guide to this complex functional language. Packed with the author's original artwork, pop culture references, and most importantly, useful example code, this book teaches functional fundamentals in a way you never thought possible, all for less than 45$, including ebook versions.


Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Land of LISP


With the book Land of LISP you can learn to program in LISP, one game at a time, for less than 50$. Includes lots of cartoons and ebook versions, too.

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Monday, July 04, 2011

Programming iOS 4


The book Programming iOS 4 by Matt Neuburg gets you a solid grounding in all the fundamentals of Cocoa Touch, and avoid problems during iPhone and iPad app development. With Programming iOS 4, you'll dig into Cocoa and learn how to work effectively with Objective-C and Xcode. This book covers iOS 4 in a rigorous, orderly fashion—ideal whether you’re approaching iOS for the first time or need a reference to bolster existing skills. Paper version for less than 50$, ebook version less than 36$.

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Sunday, July 03, 2011

Brian Ferry live in Vienna


On 7/3 at 7.30pm Brian Ferry will give a live concert at the opera in Vienna, Austria.

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Saturday, July 02, 2011

Mac screen rotate


With Mac screen rotate for MacOSX 10.6 you can rotate the screen and the trackpad of your MacBook air for less than 5$. Highly recommended! I have been waiting for something like this since ages!

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Friday, July 01, 2011


With you can jailbreak iOS devices with iOS 4.3.3 without using a Mac or PC. You just visit with your mobile iOS device. Highly recommended!

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