As if you haven’t spent enough money on multiple amazing LEGO sets already, earlier this year, the company confirmed several builds would see a price increase this summer. Starting on August 1st, 2022, around a quarter of the LEGO catalog costs more money.
Despite being a child of the ’80s, my oldest memory involving video games centers on the Atari 2600. When I was but a youngin’, my family would visit my aunt, who just so happened to own an Atari. And with it, I got my first taste of gaming. The LEGO Atari 2600 recaptured those memories perfectly.
We’ve reached a point where AI photo restoration tools are relatively common. But if you want to fix a family photo for free, you’re almost guaranteed to end up with terrible results. That’s why Tencent’s AI researchers launched GFP-GAN, a free and open-source restoration tool that takes just seconds to fix an old photo.
After years of pushing its QLED technology, Samsung is finally trying to embrace more affordable TV panels. Not only did Samsung launch a QD-OLED TV in March, but it entered negotiations to buy cheaper W-OLED panels from LG. Unfortunately, Samsung’s affordable OLED TVs are now on the back burner.
Electric vehicles are all the rage right now, but what if you could get an electric bike that can go 300 miles on a single charge? Would you buy that over an EV? It sounds ridiculous, but that’s exactly what the Colorado-based e-bike brand Optibike just released.
When you scroll through Amazon all day, you’re bound to find some weird stuff. And we’ve found some of the strangest things you can imagine. Here’s our collection of the greatest, weirdest, and funniest oddities on Amazon.
If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming a LEGO minifig, it’s time to pull out your credit card. The LEGO website now features a Minifigure Factory that lets you customize and order a LEGO minifig for just $12. It’s still in beta, but it’s already a load of fun.
Believe it or not, but the tiny Raspberry Pi Pico is perfectly capable of running games. In fact, it’s such a fun little platform that Pimoroni turned it into a portable console—the PicoSystem. And you can buy this console pre-assembled for $59.
The famous foam darts are missing from Nerf’s latest product, the Gelfire Mythic blaster. It shoots new “Gelfire” rounds, which are small hydrated balls that explode on impact. And oddly enough, it comes with some eye protection.
There’s a reason that The Game of Life has stuck around since it first published in 1960. It’s great! More than that, though, it’s a game that lends itself well to multiple iterations, just like Clue and Monopoly.