Tech Digest are GUINNESS WORLD RECORD BREAKERS! WOO!

Tech Digest's wasted youth has paid off; we're now official holders of a Guinness World Record for playing Tetris! Myself (Gerald) and ShinyShiny editor Becca Caddy now hold the record for the "Highest score on Tetris (Nintendo, 1986) for a…

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Gerald LynchTech Digest are GUINNESS WORLD RECORD BREAKERS! WOO!

HANDS ON: World's Largest NES Videogame Controller earns Guinness World Records spot

The Guinness World Record for the largest videogame controller on the planet has been broken! British electrical engineering student Ben Allen along with co-creators Stephen van 't Hof and Michel Verhulst put together a gigantic 12ft x 5ft 3 in x 1ft 8 in, 18 stone NES controller…

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Gerald LynchHANDS ON: World's Largest NES Videogame Controller earns Guinness World Records spot

GIANT GADGETS: Remote Control

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If I’m honest there’s very little to say about this. It’s a massive remote control. It looks funny. That’s about it. Oh, how massive? 8.26″ wide x 11.69″ tall x 1.35″ thick. Each button is over an inch wide. For comparison, it’s about the same size as a stack of A4 office paper.

Want it to go with your massive telly, massive sofa and massive can of beer? It’ll cost you $28.90 (£20 or so).

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Duncan GeereGIANT GADGETS: Remote Control

Transformers Optimus Prime birthday cake

optimuscake.jpg At the risk of sounding like a character from the other big blockbuster of the Summer, I’ll say this – mmmm….cake…

And not just any old Victoria Sponge either, it’s an Optimus Prime cake, made up of brownie dirt, fondant grass and a body composed of cake and rice crispy treats. Apparently the size of a toddler…

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Katherine HannafordTransformers Optimus Prime birthday cake