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Smart Cover unlock trick for iPad 2

10/21/2011, The Smart Cover might not be so smart after all, and Steve Jobs might be rolling in his grave should he hear of a security flaw with his beloved iPad 2 – it seems that all it takes to unlock the iPad 2 without having to know the passcode would be a...

CubeStormer II beats human world record in solving Rubik’s Cube

10/21/2011, They say that seeing is believing – well, all I gotta say is, that adage holds true with the CubeStormer II video that you can watch right after the jump. This unique ARM-powered robot was specially designed, built and programmed by Mike Dobson and...

Hack Siri for use in social networks?

10/20/2011, Someone should come up with a prime time TV show that pays tribute to the series, “Kids Say The Darndest Things”, with the different questions asked by users alongside the answers published. It is interesting to note that despite Siri being...

Solar powered cockroach targets kids

10/17/2011, Want to teach your little one on the wonders of green, clean energy? Why not help him or her get involved hands-on – literally, with this unique DIY solar powered cockroach toy. Unlike an actual roach, this one is not disgusting looking at all (I...

Sesame Street YouTube channel hacked with porn

10/17/2011, I knew that Big Bird was more than just an innocent moniker – and someone else thought the same, too, with Sesame Street’s YouTube channel being hacked yesterday – where the standard issue of family-friendly content was removed, while...

Air freshener triggers Mario theme upon detecting movement

10/11/2011, Are you a huge fan of video games as well as the kind of music and sound effects that greet your ears? If you’ve answered in the affirmative, then you might be interested to know that you aren’t the only one on earth. 14-year old Lochie...

Mouse measures your stress level

10/11/2011, Just how much stress do you think you experience at the office? I suppose if you’re a bunch of happy campers at the office like us here at Ubergizmo, we would have no need for this specially modified mouse that was developed by researchers at the...

Star Wars Yamaha 2.1 surround sound system

10/10/2011, Can’t get enough of Star Wars and you feel that you’re the space opera’s number 1 fan on the globe? Well, it would bode you well to check out this Star Wars themed Yamana 200-watt 2.1 surround sound system which was carefully and...

Cheap graphics cards help crack passwords

10/05/2011, Do you happen to be in possession of some rather nifty hacking knowledge, and also a £30 graphics card lying around the basement somewhere? If you answered “Yes” on both accounts, then good – chances are you are already equipped to be...

X-Wing derby car looks like a dream to pilot

09/29/2011, Do you drive or pilot an X-Wing? I guess with what you see above, it is a case of the former – as Instructables user The Papier Boy cobbled together this unique (and adorable) looking derby car which will also come with its very own R2-D2 droid unit...

Toilet paper dispenser prints tweets and RSS feeds

09/28/2011, Wiping your rear end after letting loose some logs with good quality toilet paper might be a pleasant experience for most of us, but do you know that it is far more environmentally friendly if you had a pipe and hose to clean up after yourself? Well, for...

Paypal Hack: Javascript hacking intercepts PayPal information

09/21/2011, It seems that there is a new JavaScript hacking tool hanging around that is capable of intercepting your PayPal account, not to mention other supposedly “secure” sessions. This coming Friday, two security researchers will work to deliver a...

Car honk mod ready to scare the metal out of the car in front

09/20/2011, You know when it comes to driving, those who are in front of you are driving too slow, while the person flashing you constantly from the back is a maniac who does not know the meaning of driving recklessly. Well, perhaps you might want to arm yourself...

DIY 3D printer with robotic UV laser

09/11/2011, Stereoscopic 3D TVs seem to be the next frontier that manufacturers want to push into our living rooms, but what about 3D printers? An affordable version for the average consumer is still far from reality, so necessity being the mother of all invention...