Author Archives: Scott

Gadgets February 22, 2012 posted by Scott

6-in-1 Hammer does more than drive nails

When you think of a hammer, you think of a very weighty object that is meant for pounding nails into the wall. Never would you think that it had the capability to delicately screw in those tiny screws that are found on a pair of eyeglasses. Well, that is unless your hammer has more than one function.

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6-in-1 Hammer does more than drive nails
Gadgets February 21, 2012 posted by Scott

Would you walk to the kitchen to shut off your alarm?

It’s amazing how many different methods that we have developed to get ourselves out of bed in the morning. There is an entire industry that thrives off of annoying people so much that they have to drag themselves out from under their warm blankets each morning. While I’ve seen plenty, this Ramos is the first that an actually make you walk clear across the house to shut it off.

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Would you walk to the kitchen to shut off your alarm?
Gadgets February 21, 2012 posted by Scott

Motion Activated Pet Bowl seals away the food when no one is around

Owning a pet is a big responsibility. This living creature depends on you for everything, including shelter, water and food. Unfortunately, some of us have rather busy lives, and don’t have time to put down a fresh bowl of food every day. Some might argue that if you don’t have time for that, you probably shouldn’t own a pet, but I digress. If you’re one who would rather put a giant bowl full of food down, but don’t want the…

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Motion Activated Pet Bowl seals away the food when no one is around
Free Software February 21, 2012 posted by Scott

Get turn-by-turn directions and crowdsourced traffic information with Waze [Daily Freeware]

If you have a smartphone, there’s a very high probability that it has GPS built into it. This can be used for a lot of different functions, though one of the most basic is getting directions from point A to B. Unfortunately a lot of turn-by-turn navigation apps cost a good bit of money. But why pay for something, when there’s a free alternative out there?

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Get turn-by-turn directions and crowdsourced traffic information with Waze [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 21, 2012 posted by Scott

Bladeless Personal Fan gives you even airflow

When it gets hot out, it’s normally time to turn on the air conditioner. Sad to say, that’s not always enough sometimes. Every now and then. you might just have to break out a personal fan. The only problem with this, is that you get a choppy, uneven flow of air, and occasionally have to clean up those clods of dust that form on the outside of the fan.

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Bladeless Personal Fan gives you even airflow
Fun & Games February 20, 2012 posted by Scott

Do you want to practice karaoke without being heard?

There are some people out there who love karaoke. When I say love, I really mean that they sort of obsess over it. In my experiences, the Japanese culture seems to be in love with this particular pastime, to the point where they’ve made gadgets so you can sing wherever you go.

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Do you want to practice karaoke without being heard?
Gadgets February 20, 2012 posted by Scott

ShUVee Shoe Deodorizer uses light to make your shoes smell better

It seems that some of us are cursed with stinky shoes. We don’t know how it happened, but no matter what powders, sprays, or remedies we try, there’s just no way to rid yourself of that funk. Are we forever cursed with trying to hide our shoes when guests come over? Or spraying them with Febreze before stuffing them in the closet?

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ShUVee Shoe Deodorizer uses light to make your shoes smell better
Free Software February 20, 2012 posted by Scott

Use Lemon to keep track of your expenses [Daily Freeware]

Keeping track of your finances isn’t always an easy task. After all, there’s an entire field dedicated to accounting. If you want to get a grip on your money and figure out where it’s all going, your phone might be able to help out. You can use it to keep track of each and every purchase that you make during your day with Lemon.

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Use Lemon to keep track of your expenses [Daily Freeware]
Eco Friendly February 20, 2012 posted by Scott

Eco-friendly Bambooee Paper Towels can be washed up to 20 times

When going to clean up a mess in the kitchen, you more than likely grab for the roll of paper towels. Normally, this would be fine, but seeing as you’re likely going to pull off twelve sheets for a tiny spot on the ground, it might be a little wasteful. Not to mention it’s just one more hit for the environment. Which is important to consider, if you’re into this whole ďgreen movement,Ē that is.

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Eco-friendly Bambooee Paper Towels can be washed up to 20 times
Gadgets February 18, 2012 posted by Scott

Theft Resistant Bike Light wonít come off without the right tool

If youíre someone who bikes regularly, you know that itís important to stay safe on the road. This includes ensuring that you have reflectors in various places, and a headlight shining from your handlebars. While the headlight does help you see in dark places, itís actually more useful in making sure that youíre seen by drivers on the road. What you might not know is that itís apparently quite popular for people to steal these lights. If youíve had to…

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Theft Resistant Bike Light wonít come off without the right tool
Free Software February 17, 2012 posted by Scott

Watch 4 Folder helps automate tasks [Daily Freeware]

If you repeat a lot of the same tasks on your computer day in and day out, you might start to wonder if there is a way to automate some of them. Doing so could save you minutes, even hours in the long run. Of course, you have to weigh that against the amount of time it will take to find an implement this automation. Thankfully free programs like Watch 4 Folder can make it quite easy to do.

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Watch 4 Folder helps automate tasks [Daily Freeware]
but is it art? February 17, 2012 posted by Scott

REK Boookcase grows with your collection

Books seem to be something that are slowly drifting into the past. However, some people still have huge collections of these tomes that they don’t wish to part with. If you are one of these people, chances are that you are always needing a new bookcase. Well, Reinier de Jong Design is here to answer your prayers.

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REK Boookcase grows with your collection