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JOOS Orange Solar Charger Burns the Competition

When I first got a solar charger for my Nokia N95 all those years ago now it seemed that it simply couldn’t sustain the phone’s energy consumption for any decent period of time, but the new JOOS (pronounced ‘juice’) Orange solar charger is planning to change that. The manufacturers of the device are claiming that […]

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The Gear Ring – for the engineer in you

If you love fiddling with your ring and have a bit of an engineer in you, then you should have a look at the Gear Ring. It’s a stainless steel ring with 6 micro-gears that turn in unison when the outer rings are moved. Buy now! Price: $165 (Please note prices are subject to change […]

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Aliph Jawbone Icon bluetooth headset has its own operating system, runs apps

Bluetooth headset maker Aliph’s latest headset, the Jawbone Icon has some features that are sure to cause some serious gadget envy. Perhaps the most interesting one has to be that this headset has its very own operating system that can be updated and that can run apps. Yes, that’s right, applications. On a bluetooth headset. […]

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One-Button VHS to DVD Converter

Here’s another VHS to DVD converter that’s an all-in-one unit being sold at Hammacher. It’s a one-touch system – stick in the VHS tape, and a blank DVD and press a button for conversion. This also includes a built-in HDTV tuner so you can record from your TV/cable/satellite as well. It can also read and […]

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CES 2010: Gunnar Optiks Shows Off Stylish 3D Glasses

The big thing at CES this year was 3D, and Gunnar Optiks unveiled a line of stylish 3D glasses. We previously reviewed Gunnar Optiks glasses from last year’s CES, and it seems the company is only getting bigger. Although the 3D glasses aren’t available yet, Gunnar also showed off its MLG branded glasses. Gunnar’s non-3D […]

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Novation’s Launchpad is a next-generation musical instrument/DJ

This was too colorful, interactive and cool looking not to feature – the Novation Launchpad built together with Ableton is a 64-button grid that you use to create and control music. The buttons can be set to do anything really – play notes, trigger sequences and much more. Launchpad comes with Ableton Live 8, but […]

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Western Digital’s WD TV Live plays/streams full 1080p HD, music and photos and Internet radio

Western Digital is still in the media player game, and their latest model improves upon the last one. The WD TV Live plays back HD video, music & photos whether they’re on your computer, your USB drives, or the Net on your TV. It still comes in an ugly little black box with what looks […]

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Tiny Spy Cam is Motion Activated, Can Work as WebCam

Here’s another fantastically tiny spy camera that we could add to our round-up list of spycams. This glass-lens spy cam takes 640×480 video at 30 fps and can also act as a web cam if you so desire. One of its best features has to be the SD card slot that can accept cards up […]

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Talking Coffee Maker Accepts Verbal Commands

Even if you’re still way too sleepy to see your coffee maker’s buttons, you can still operate and program this coffeemaker just by using your voice. It asks you questions and you respond. For example, say “Set the coffee brewing time” and this smart cookie will prompt you with “Please say the time”. Of course, […]

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Withings Scale – Measure Body Fat %, BMI, Sends Data via WiFi

Ah, here’s a good example of everyday gadgets getting IP addresses and connected to your home network in some fashion – the Withings WiFi Body Scale connects to your WiFi home network (802.11g), uploads the data which you can then view the data on a secure Web-interface. Pretty slick. Apart from weight, include lean and […]

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