Bandai America expands its Tamagotchi franchise with the launch of the Tamagotchi Pix, which is the first to feature a built-in camera that allows you to take pictures with your virtual pet and interact with your character in a completely new way. This means that it’s not only about feeding your digital pet, but now you can cook for it, have food delivered, explore the real world to meet other Tamagotchi friends and add pictures of the adventures with an integrated social feed. Read more for a video providing a first look at the device and additional information.
The eufy Security 2K WiFi Video Doorbell can be installed in minutes, and you can get it for $159.99 shipped with coupon code: EUFY8210, today only, originally $199.99 (order now to lock in price). Unlike other video doorbells, the private low-power wireless connection between the doorbell and homebase reduces standby power consumption by 58%, while military-grade AES-256 data encryption ensures your footage is kept private on transmission as well as storage. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: EUFY8210 during final checkout for the additional discount. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Elon Musk is constantly traveling between his Fremont and Texas factories, the latter of which is still under construction. So, it’s no surprise that he brought a Tesla Cybertruck prototype to the Lone Star state, since production of that vehicle will take place there in the near future. This prototype is the same one that Musk took Jay Leno out for a ride in during December 2019, since it still has door handles. Read more for a video and additional pictures.
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm, the LEGO Group today unveiled a new R2-D2 construction set that consists of 2,314-pieces. Not just any set, this one includes the droid’s unique retractable mid-leg, rotating head, periscope and several hidden tools including a lightsaber hilt concealed within a secret compartment in its head. When fully built, it’s perfect when displayed with right next to the set’s exclusive minifigure version of the iconic droid as well as a special Lucasfilm 50th anniversary LEGO brick. Read more for two videos, including a hands-on review, and additional information.
Ever wanted to share a screenshot of something in-game in the real world? Fujifilm’s about to make it a lot easier to do so with their all-new INSTAX Mini Link for Nintendo Switch. This smartphone printer, when paired with the free app over Bluetooth, allows users to print out their favorite scenes or characters from any Nintendo Switch game. Plus, you’ll be able to edit an image, combine it with a variety of free in-app frames, or grab the best moment from a video and print it out. Read more for two videos and additional information.
An engineer who goes by “JT” online has been fascinated by the grappling hooks used by Batman and other superheroes in movies. So, he went on to build his very own, and it wasn’t easy, since the entire process took over a year. What he ended up with was a aluminum chassis that packs a powerful 10,000W skateboard motor, attached to a custom-built grappling hook. The hook itself is propelled using 12g CO2 cartridges, operated by an an analogue throttle wheel controlled with your thumb. Read more for a video and additional information.
Have fond memories of playing Capcom’s Street Fighter II: Champion Edition arcade machine back in the 90s? Well, you can relive some of that glory by picking up My Arade’s latest Micro Player. It’s essentially a a 1/10th scale replica of the original 1992 arcade cabinet, complete with its signature six-button layout, fight stick and mechanical switches. Measuring 7.25” tall, with a 3.5” backlit display, players can either battle against AI-controlled fighters or compete head-to-head using My Arcade’s CO-VS technology. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
In the real world, Lamborghini’s Huracan STO (Super Trofeo Omologato) is a track focused variant of the Huracan, complete with a taller rear wing and a roof snorkel for engine cooling. The engine cover is inspired by the Lamborghini Super Trofeo race cars and the entire hood opens to reveal a small compartment for storing racing equipment. Now, the Lamborghini Huracán STO Bundle has been added to Rocket League. Read more for two videos, including a first look at gameplay.
AUKEY’s True Wireless Earbuds (EP-T10) rival some of its high-end competitors (Bose, Sennheiser, etc.), but for a fraction of the price, as you can get a pair for $20 shipped with coupon code: KOROZKE8, today only, originally $64.99. Its IPX5 water-resistance means you’ll be able to exercise in just about any weather without having to worry about damage, while the ergonomic design and use of premium materials means lasting comfort. Product page – be sure to enter coupon code: KOROZKE8 during final checkout to receive the additional discount. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
NASA’s six-wheeled Perseverance successfully converted some of the Red Planet’s thin, carbon dioxide-rich atmosphere into pure oxygen. This toaster-sized instrument, called the Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment (MOXIE), completed the task on April 20, the 60th Martian day since it landed on Feb. 18. The goal is to eventually isolate and store oxygen on Mars to help power rockets that could lift astronauts off the planet’s surface. Read more for a video about the device and additional information.