Tools, DIY, Home, Office

Review: Doxie One portable scanner

I love the Doxie One. Paperless nirvana, here I come. I’ve dreamed of a paperless and more importantly, an electronic document repository, for a long time, but that has been mostly a dream as I’ve dreaded having to haul my papers over to my clunky all-in-one printer-scanner, then scan papers 1 or a few at […]

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Pac-Man Gets Turned into an Oven Mitt

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Building on our recent obsession with geeky kitchen products, we bring you a step closer in your quest to eventually have the ultimate geek’s kitchen – presenting the PacMan oven glove.

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Stanley Safety Socket Reduces Power Cord Tripping Accidents

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You know when you’re vacuuming the house and someone decides to trip over your cord and hurt themself? What we really need is a socket that easily detaches at that point so you don’t get caught out. Stanley Tools have got the answer – their Stanley Safety Socket. A little bit how Apple’s magnetic cords […]

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Livescribe Smartpens go Online – Can Now Share Socially to Facebook, Twitter

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Over the last two years we’ve brought you the Livescribe Pulse and Livescribe Echo smart pens, and now in 2011 comes news of Livescribe Connect. While the previous pens were pretty amazing in their capabilities (refresh your memory: they record exactly what you write and you can sync audio with this, and a few neat […]

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Black & Decker Pivoting Automatic Paint Roller

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The pivoting rapid roller from Black & Decker brings the paint roller into the modern day. You fill the pot attached to the roller and get painting. This eliminates the need for a cumbersome paint tray and applies the paint straight from the container to the wall. Other nifty little features include a kickstand so […]

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OCD Chopping Board for Vegetable-Lovers Everywhere

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If you’ve got a case of OCD and like to have your vegetable cut up perfectly, or if you’re just having guests over and want to make your dish perfect, then the OCD Chef Cutting Board is exactly what you need. The wooden chopping board has a grid printed on it so you can chop […]

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Wireless Chime Turns Your Mailbox into an Inbox

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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that sometimes we do get real mail – you know, those paper letters that end up in our mailboxes. If you want your mailbox to behave more like your email inbox though you don’t need to look much further. This wireless mail chime will let you know when you’ve got […]

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UltraSonic Pest Repeller is Disguised as a Nightlight

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Pest control is a tough nut to crack sometimes, but an ultrasonic pest-repelling device might just do the job for you (I’ve had good results myself with one). This one in particular is a nightlight and repeller – when the device is plugged in it lights up with a blue glow, and emits an ultrasonic […]

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The DIY Dilemma – How Much To Spend On Tools

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It can be a tricky decision choosing which tools to invest in for DIY projects at home. While there are three main choices available: buy on a budget, splash out on top name brands or simply rent, it is far from crystal clear which option is going to offer the best value for money and […]

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Gravity Balans – The Chair that Makes You Weightless

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Recently we featured the Herman Miller SAYL Chair which claimed to be one of the comfiest available in the world. We’ve now got a new contender for this – the Gravity Balans by Varier. The chair is designed to make you feel like you’re free of gravity and is shaped to make you feel like […]

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