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  • February 19, 2013
    This is a video of the Marionettebots made for a United Arrows fashion store in Japan. Using a Kinect, the marionette robots mimic whatever movements passerbys make. Can you make them touch themselves? Probably, but that would mean YOU'RE touching yourself and risking a visi... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2012
    This is a Twilight themed window display spotted at a toilet store in Austin, Texas. No word if they previously had a Harry Pooper display. Or a Game of Ceramic Thrones one. 50 Shades of Brown? I'm just gonna stop now. Thanks to carey, who informed me this is probably the ... / Continue →
  • May 18, 2012
    This is a LEGO Star Wars toy display with some holographic video effects. Do they have them at Toys R Us? No clue, I got banned from the nearest one for bicycle jousting in the store. Dammit, I was gonna buy something! No I wasn't. I was gonna peg my friend with a dodgebal... / Continue →
  • March 26, 2012
    In cripplingly depressing news, GameStop has announced they'll stop accepting Nintendo Gamecube related trade-ins April 2nd. "They still were?" Ha, it's news to me too. No word if Genesis games are still a go. So yeah, if you have any Gamecube game you want to get rid of, n... / Continue →
  • February 8, 2012
    This is a video of a humanoid robot in the window of a Japanese department store designed to interact with customers and attract more business. Oooooooor get fondled by perverts. Japanese department store Takashimiya installed an eerily lifelike interactive robot for its Vale... / Continue →
  • August 24, 2011
    Gamestop, best known for not having a location that's walkable from my apartment despite my insistent and strongly worded complaints, is now being accused of opening and pulling the free online promotional codes from new copies of Deux Ex: Human Revolution that would allow play... / Continue →
  • May 9, 2011
    No clue where this store is but you better believe I'm doing all my shopping there from here on out. So what if they don't sell toilet paper -- you think I won't wipe with meat on a stick?! Done it before. "You nasty, GW!" *turns around, discreetly pees in blue potion bottl... / Continue →
  • April 28, 2010
    Gary Katz went and made an Apple store diorama out of a shoebox, some construction paper, and a couple iPhones. "Why?" is the question I'm asking myself right now. And, "I have no f***ing idea, let's drink" is the only answer I've been able to come up with so far. Which, let... / Continue →
  • November 18, 2009
    This is a video of the workers in a Microsoft store dancing around and clapping like the bunch of out-of-shape retail employees they are. That said, I would've passed out halfway through the song BUT ONLY CAUSE I'D BEEN DRINKING. The Blackeyed Peas compel the employees at the... / Continue →
  • October 29, 2009
    I don't know how long they've been doing this, but Wal-Mart now sells both coffins and urns for all your funeral needs. Currently the website stocks 14 different coffins and 104 different urns. Coffins will set you back between $895 to $2899 and urns from $32 to $243. Now I ... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2009
    Co-founder of the International Church of Jediism, Master Morda Hehol (Daniel Jones, seen above, left), was kicked out of a North Wales supermarket after refusing to remove his super-sweet Jedi hood. He is considering legal action (I would have just Force-choked the assistant ... / Continue →
  • August 1, 2009
    Melissa Catherine Smith-Means (she is too!), 37, of Gaylesville, Alabama, was arrested for child abuse after dragging her unisex child through a Verizon Wireless store using a kiddy-leash. As punishment, Melissa is going to be leashed and dragged down every aisle of a Best Buy... / Continue →
  • February 16, 2009
    In a power move of questionable questionableness, Microsoft has decided to open actual brick-and-mortar retail stores. Yay? Nay? Yay-nay? Yay-no? Yay-yo? When Microsoft demoed its retail experience privately last month, reactions were predictably mixed: some thought it ... / Continue →
  • January 30, 2009
    We've already seen several examples of augmented reality here on Geekologie. Some sexier than others. And now the technology may be coming to everybody's favorite modular plastic blocks -- LEGO! LEGO will apparently be rolling out these new 'Digital Box' kiosks to select toy... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2008
    Apple is threatening to close the iTunes store over a possible royalty hike. The National Music Publishers' Association, which represents the interests of music makers and songwriters in the U.S., wants rates to be increased 9 cents to 15 cents, which represents a 66 percent r... / Continue →
  • April 11, 2008
    IKEA, best known for their sweet coffee table that I bought, has turned the Kobe Portliner Monorail of Port Island, Japan into a traveling showroom. As you can see it looks like someone threw up all over the place. It will remain that way until May 6th, so if you're in the ar... / Continue →
  • March 25, 2008
    This scary little bastard is a robotic babysitter developed by Tmsuk and currently being utilized by a retailer in Fukuoka, Japan. It looks like a cross between a cat, the devil, a shitty digital camera, and a bumper car. The unit packs an integrated projector and can communi... / Continue →
  • August 10, 2007
    This is one for the geekologie ladies out there, so guys feel free to shield your eyes. A Hub Clothing store in Scottsdale has added a video camera outside its dressing rooms so women can view the way their butt looks in jeans without having to look over their shoulder. Accor... / Continue →