Computers

Butterfly Labs Jalapeno Bitcoin Miner

$333.15 from Amazon »

Butterfly Labs' entry level Jalapeno Bitcoin miner sells with a mining rate of 5 G/Hash per second, as well as with an upgrade that bumps its performance to 7 G/Hash per second. And while both are pretty paltry in comparison...

nScope Portable Electronics Lab

$89 - $165 from nScope »

nScope advertises itself to consumers the same way I advertise myself to ladies*: safe enough for beginners, powerful enough for experts. nScope is a portable electronics workbench that connects to any laptop to produce...

PirateBox DIY Anonymous Network

$35 from PirateBox »

For as little as $35--essentially the cost to procure a wireless router--PirateBox enables you to DIY an anonymous offline mobile file-sharing and communications system to trade movies and music, and chat with friends...

Android MK802 Mini PC

$39.99 from Amazon »

AKA The Other $35 Do-It-All Computer. Running Android 4.0, the MK802 Allwinner A10 Mini PC is about the size of a flash drive and, also like your favorite USB storage device, enjoys being plugged into things. HDMI inputs...

Tango Super PC

$399 - $589 from Tango »

Strong as a lion, small as a mouse. The Tango PC functions as powerfully and dynamically as a desktop at work, and then slips into your front pocket so you can head over to your friend Corenelius' house and unleash an...

Kano - Simple DIY Computer

$129 from Kano »

Simple as LEGO, powered by Pi. The Raspberry techie kind, not the 3.14Infinity kind. Or the fruit kind for that matter, but a DIY mini computer powered by flaky-crusted dessert might be the one element to rocket launch...

Round Cryptex USB Flash Drive

$49.95 from Amazon »

Slice the cylinder and make it a circle. Stanislav Tatarinov previously created this sweet Cryptex USB flash drive, a functional puzzle with rotating Cryptex rings and numbers whose user-set code slides out a 16GB memory...

The $35 Do-It-All Computer

$44.90 from Amazon »

The Raspberry Pi sets the bar, and then raises it. Twice. Bar: The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into a TV and keyboard to produce full PC functionality in the form of spreadsheets, word processing...

Cryptex USB Flash Drive

$49.95 from Amazon »

If Justin Nevins' Cryptex Security Boxes are out of your justifiable price range, Stanislav Tatarinov has another take on the Cryptex theme that might appeal to both your aesthetic and fiscal sensibilities: a Cryptex...

CuBox - The Little Computer That Can

$109.99 - $124.99 from Cubox-i »

It's a straight up cage fight for the title of World's Mini-est Computer. First, we showed you the Raspberry Pi. Then came the Android MK802 Mini PC. Now, measuring in at 2" x 2" x 2"--about the size of an Everlasting...

orbiTouch Keyless Keyboard & Mouse

$389 from Amazon »

Now this orbiTouch contraption looks easy to use. It's a keyless keyboard and mouse combination that requires no more effort than forgetting everything you've ever learned about the QWERTY layout and reconditioning yourself...

$100 3D Printer

$97 - $389 from Peachy Printer »

At $100, the Peachy Printer appears to hold the current title of World's Least Expensive 3D printer. And that's $100 Canadian, so it's even less than 3 digits if you live in the US or Euroland. That said, what the plus-or-minus...

META SpaceGlasses - Wearable Computer

$667 - $3,650 from META »

Pretty soon wearing goofy glasses and making erratic hand gestures while walking down the street won't necessarily mean you're mentally unstable or impaired. HUD facial apparatuses are very quickly gaining in both popularity...

InfiniteUSB Cords

$12 - $80 from InfiniteUSB »

Someone had their thinking connector plugged in when they came up with InfiniteUSB cords. Can you see how swell this is? Sacrifice one of your precious laptop ports to plug in a USB and look what you've done: created...

AIRTAME - Wireless HDMI Dongle

$99 from AIRTAME »

AIRTAME believes that "everyone should be able to show any content from any computer on any screen--wirelessly." Given that last time I tried to hook up my laptop to my friend Cornelius' TV to show him a slideshow from...

Bat Levitating Mouse

Bat, a levitating wireless computer mouse, is currently in the research and testing phases for use in preventing and treating carpal tunnel syndrome, a median nerve dysfunction to which many mouse manipulators are susceptible....

Lying Down Laptop Stand

This Japanese piece of brilliance, the Super Gorone Desk, is going to do wonders for the angles and positions from which I can watch porn in bed. And the lying down laptop stand looks like it adjusts for seated positions...

GateKeeper Automatic PC/Mac Lock

$42.50 from Amazon »

GateKeeper is a small keyfob that automatically locks your computer when you walk away from it and unlocks it when you return. The GK's USB Lock plugs into a PC or Mac port, users carry its Key on their person, and the...

RAVPower FileHub - The Data Multi-Tool

$39.99 from Amazon »

The RAVPower FileHub is like the Hugh Jackman of data tools. Not only can it act, and look like a superhuman freak of nature whose muscles grow muscles, and talk in an Australian accent that makes every woman want to...

AirType Keyless Keyboard

First of all, kudos to the AirType marketing team for making one of the few product promo videos I have not had to fast-forward at least 3 times while watching. Anyone who wants a clever and brief rundown of this swell...

StormFly - PC for Your Wrist

A PC for your wrist. A Cloud bracelet. An unassuming, yet hi-tech piece of jewelry called StormFly. With a much bigger emphasis on the hi-tech than the jewelry part. The StormFly is a self-proclaimed Ludicrous Speed storage...

Ninja Sphere Environment Controller

$225 - $575 from NinjaBlocks »

The next generation of Ninja Blocks, a hackable tech warrior system enabling users to monitor and control their households from afar, has removed all right angles, increased its functionality, and gone balls to the wall...

Netgear Nighthawk Wi-Fi Range Extender

$169.99 from Amazon »

It's bad enough I have to share a connection and bandwidth with my mama at all. But when she insists on having our router installed in her bedroom, at the farthest possible point away from my basement lair, because she's...

HummingBoard Mini ARM Computer

$44.99 - $116.99 from SolidRun »

CuBox creators SolidRun have added the HummingBoard to their family of cleverly wordsmithed mini computers. Check out the video to see how this new kid compares to the incumbent credit card-sized computer, Raspberry Pi...

Android RK3188 Mini PC

$79 from Amazon »

I like it when the computer costs only about 2.5 times more than the keyboard they recommend to go with it. The latest in Android's line of mini PCs, the RK3188 serves as an upgrade to the platform's RK3066 model. One...

Iridium Go Global Hotspot

A reliable satellite connection for voice and data communications anywhere in the world. 5,000 feet in the air. 500 miles offshore. Probably even in a box en route to Abu Dhabi, though that hasn't been confirmed as definite...

Ninja Blocks Ultimate Tech Warrior System

$199 from NinjaBlocks »

The only thing I know about Hackers is that Angelina Jolie makes a hot one, but according to Ninja Blocks, that's enough to qualify me for the job. Of a hacker, not Angelina Jolie. Though I could probably pull off the...

Brik Case

$35 from Kickstarter »

Know what all dads need? Something else to persuade their kids to shake, press, and bang against their laptop lids while they're working. Brik should do the trick. Of course for the kidless out there, this nifty building-block-inspired...

Aquarium Computers

$599 from Aquarius PC »

Suck it, fishes! Thanks to AquariusPC, computers no longer have to gaze covetously at aquatic life, seething in envy over the cool, bubbly, pebble-smattered digs they thought they could never own. The Italian company...

The TARDIS PC

$1,260 - $1,500 from Scan Computers »

Since the BBC officially licensed the TARDIS PC, Scan Computers was able to build it exactly to scale from the original prop schematics, match the interdimensional police box's precise Pantone color, and load its hard...

Recon Wireless Folding Mouse

$42.50 from MeetIDEA »

Recon's 2013 Red Dot Design Award Finalist is the first 180-degree fully folding mouse. This wireless origami pointing device measures just 9mm thick when flat for easy and crush-free carrying in a laptop bag, purse...

ASUS Chromebox Desktop

$199 from Amazon »

With Google's golden child fingerprints all over it, the ASUS Chromebox desktop will surely prove handsomer and smarter and better in every way than any other Web PC that tries to catch your eye. On the surface, it definitely...

Military Grade USB Drive

$125 - $179 from Amazon »

A less expensive alternative to the Crypteks USB Drive, the Apricorn Aegis Secure Key Flash Drive boasts military grade full-disk AES 256-bit CBC hardware encryption, further protected by a 7- to 15-digit PIN-activated...

R2-D2 Virtual Laser Keyboard with Sound

$299.99 from Big Bad Toy Store »

Turns out R2-D2 can project more than a pretty face. And far more useful than Princess Leia's bunned mug is the droid's holographic keyboard, a new addition to the virtual QWERTY world. Like the Cube and its keychain-sized...

Keychain Laser Virtual Keyboard

$99.99 from Brookstone »

The Cube Laser Virtual Keyboard is cool, but palm-sized? Come on, technology, you can do better than that. Let me see thumb-sized. Let me see belly button-sized. Let me see...oh, you have thumb-sized now? A Keychain Laser...

Superhero Keyboard Skins

Discontinued

Superheros and their nemeses covering the keys of my MacBook? Yahtzee! I mean, Shazam! Never before did I realize how boring and uninspired a black-and-white keyboard really is. Thank you, superhero skin genius Killer...

CV Dazzle - Computer Vision Camouflage

FREE from CV Dazzle »

A complex, but increasingly important concept, computer vision (CV) is the collection of algorithms that devices ranging from security cameras to Facebook's PhotoTagger use to automatically detect and recognize human...

Keewifi Tap & Connect Secure Router

$69 - $99 from Keewifi »

The Keewifi router boasts the performance and security of standard password-protected routers without the frustrating configuration processes and assigned passwords. When you want to browse or stream from a device, or...

DataLocker Self-Encrypting & Destructing Drive

$417.99 from Amazon »

Here's a fun James Bond toy for the everyday man. The DataLocker Enterprise has 1 TB of 256-bit encrypted portable storage, and is the first USB hard drive with FIPS 140-2 validation. It also spotlights one of spy movies'...

Lightpack - Ambient Backlight for Displays

$119 from Lightpack »

Initially I thought Lightpack was meant to be some sort of aesthetic enhancement for the media screens of gamers and ravers and I was like, Whatever, if I want to see a rainbow light show from my couch, I'll just get...

Mycestro 3D Mouse Ring

$149 from Amazon »

Controlling objects through abracadabra gestures seems to be a hot trend right now. So can someone please make me a Mycestro 3D Mouse ring or MYO Armband that, in addition to manipulating my PC, will also abracadabra...

SparqEE CELLv1.0 - DIY Worldwide Wireless

$79 from SparqEE »

Getting up off the couch to go make a cell phone sounds even rougher than getting up off the couch to go make a sandwich. But if you're up for either, good on you. I recommend pastrami and swiss on rye for the sandwich...

Neverending Story Cases

$58.99 - $65.99 from Amazon »

Call my name! Bastian, please! Save us! Did anyone else have trouble deciphering what Bastian actually said when he screamed out the name he had chosen for the Childlike Empress? I must have watched The Neverending Story...

SurfEasy - Internet Privacy to Go

$59.99 from SurfEasy »

Remember the good old days when a computer screen was a shield of privacy, a veil of mystery, an incognito way to surf raunchy websites and cyberstalk first loves? Well, SurfEasy is your USB-shaped DeLorean to the times...

WiPry-Pro 2.4 GHz iOS Spectrum Analyzer

$199.97 from Amazon »

The WiPry-Pro from Oscium is a 2.4 GHz spectrum analyzer with the ability to view SSIDs and RSSI. In other words what was once reserved for the AT&T's bearded white dudes and nerdy Indians whose selfies just hit a hundred...

Simple.TV - HDTV & DVR for Cable Cutters

$149.99 - $399.99 from Simple.TV »

Simple.TV is the latest in the vicious volley of cable companies screwing us, and us screwing them right back. For those fed up and ready to disavow cable altogether...but bummed about not being able to watch Modern Family...

Batman Keyboard Stickers

$11 from Etsy »

While my ideal Bat Key would start the ignition to a Batmobile, I guess one that makes an X on my computer screen will suffice until I raise $620,000 and learn how to drive a stick. Etsy artist Anya's Batman Keyboard...

Crypteks USB Drive

Discontinued

Digital passwords, encryption software, purity rings, and LDS allegiance all claim to guard the goods, but they don't physically lock them. Said goods are still vulnerable to breaches, negligence, or too many shots of...

The Sledgehammer - Manual Hard Drive Crusher

Sold Out from Amazon »

Oh the satisfaction I would feel crushing ex-hard drives beneath the drill bit fist of Secured Engineered Machinery's Sledgehammer. It would be almost as gratifying as cruising by an ex-girlfriend who dumped me stranded...

gStick: The Pen Mouse

$27 - $57 from gnov8 »

Hold it like a pen, use it like a mouse, make the stuff you draw on your computer look less like it was birthed by the hand of someone who just chased a triple espresso macchiato with a Red Bull. Gordon Stewart designed...

Commodore C64x Extreme

Discontinued

And finally, after more than 25 years, the long awaited update to the Commodore 64. This was my very first computer actually. My dad took me to NYC where he was shooting a commercial for a toy company. They had all of...

Steampunk Keyboard

Discontinued

Richard Nagy, aka "Datamancer", specializes in handcrafted steampunk and retro-Victorian keyboards. His latest model, the Diviner, combines the two for an elegant assemblage of red mahogany woodwork and microchips. With...

DrawAttention Laptop Lid Whiteboard

$12 - $16 from Draw Attention »

Ladies, I've finally found a way to pass along my number without making it awkward for you to ask for it, or awkward for me to walk up and hand it to you on a pre-printed calling card that I then watch you throw into...

Keyboard Shortcut Skins

$30 from Photo Jojo »

I like pretty colors as much as the next guy, but the effort and precision required to apply a keyboard skin hasn't really struck me as remotely worth it in any way up to this point. Photojojo, though, has found my soft...

Leap Motion Controller

$75.55 from Amazon »

The Leap Motion Controller, a sort of hands-free mouse with far more calibrated skills, sounds so wicked I don't even care that I'm going to look like an epileptic mime waving my arms around to use it. Though unassuming...

Ubi Voice-Operated Computer

$299 from Ubi »

Here's a digital servant for you. And the Ubi doesn't even need space to move or stand like Number 5 or the Small Wonder. The 4-1/2" x 4-1/2" box hangs on a wall or sits inconspicuously on a table, from where it can receive...

8-Bit Flash Drive Keychains

$24.99 from Etsy »

Hand-carved with classic 8-bit game controllers, and personalized with a name...or your record Tetris score...by request, these 4GB USB flash drives will keep nostalgia close to your heart, and your keys close at hand....

Steampunk USB Flash Drive

$215 from Etsy »

This is 8 GB of steam powered awesomeness. Made with brass, copper, glass and watch parts, the interior glows blue while plugged in. The scoop on the tail flashes red while transferring data....

Diablo NES Cartridge Hard Drive

$129.99 from Etsy »

Diablo III saw its May 15, 2012 release plagued by the most wretched of all the Prime Evils: Error 3006. That's why it's always better to stick with the classics. Original issue NES Diablo may be an ancient one by laws...

French Maid Desktop PC Case

Ok, guys, here's your mannequin. Now all you need is a couple of brassieres and the skills imparted by Gary and Wyatt to send you from single and living alone to Konichiwa, mon amour. I am at your service. This French...

DeLorean External Hard Drive

Discontinued

In discussing the Back to the Future DeLorean external hard drive with my friend Bartholomew, he raised a couple of fair questions: 1) 750 GB for $385?! What, is that an October 26, 1985 storage capacity and technology...

Game of Thrones Cases

$48.95 from Etsy »

Well I know which of Geekify's Game of Thrones eReader cases I wouldn't want: House Stark. Jon Snow may be the only literal illegitimate child of the Winterfell clan, but I feel like that whole family is some poooooor...

SanDisk Wireless Flash Drive

$49.99 - $59.99 from Amazon »

Sharing in the 21st century pretty much means giving something to someone else without relinquishing it or making any sort of sacrifice yourself. I love the 21st century. And, by proxy, this poster child of the 21st century:...

USB Typewriter Computer Keyboard

$849 from Etsy »

Two steps forward, meet five steps back. For those of us who missed out on all the fun and carpal tunnel syndrome the typewriter generation had, or for those simply looking for an apparatus on which their grandmas can...

Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard

$45.99 from Amazon »

Logitech says its K480 is a new type of keyboard (almost positive their pun was not intended) that crosses easily via Bluetooth across both devices and platforms. Use it with your computer at home or work, and then toss...

Butterfly USB Drive

$30 from Benchmade »

This butterfly won't cut a bitch, but at least it's legal in all 50 states! And while Benchmade's Bali-Song USB flash drive may downgrade its physical weapon attributes by removing the knife, it upgrades its intellectual...