Author Archives: Scott

Gadgets February 9, 2012 posted by Scott

GoJo redefines hands-free calling

With more states banning the use of cellphones without a hands-free kit, it’s important to look into such a device to allow for talking in the car. After all, you can’t always put off important conversations until you arrive at your destination. Bluetooth is a great piece of technology that allows your phone to transmit to a separate device with a speaker and microphone. The downside to these devices is that they can be costly, hard to setup (for those…

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GoJo redefines hands-free calling
Gadgets February 8, 2012 posted by Scott

What if your case came with insurance for your phone?

Are you one of those people that likes to live on the wild side? Yeah, you’re the kind of person who will put their Spaghetti-o’s in the microwave for the full four minutes, without stirring. So naturally, buying insurance on your iPhone would take away the fun of living dangerously. Well, if you tire of this lifestyle, and are ready to protect that several hundred dollar investment, you needn’t pay Apple a large sum of money, or even tack on…

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What if your case came with insurance for your phone?
but is it art? February 8, 2012 posted by Scott

Steampunk Telephone is straight out of the 1890’s

Do you have a house that seems to fit better in the Victorian era, rather than the modern world? If so, you probably seek out practical items that fit with the rest of your décor. For those that are in need of a new phone that doesn’t look like something you’d pick up in the store, then I might suggest this Steampunk Telephone.

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Steampunk Telephone is straight out of the 1890’s
Free Software February 8, 2012 posted by Scott

Google brings Chrome to Android devices [Daily Freeware]

Since its release back in 2008, Google Chrome has become one of the most popular browsers around. What’s strange is that despite the company building an entire mobile platform, Chrome has been strangely absent in the mobile market. However, the company has announced that this has changed, and it looks like it has been worth the wait.

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Google brings Chrome to Android devices [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 8, 2012 posted by Scott

Nest thermostat learns as you use it

Thermostats are just those things that sit on the wall that you mess with every now and then when it’s really cold or hot outside. The makers of the iPod have set out on a mission to change the way we think about thermostats, and made a new system of managing the temperature in your house. It’s called the Nest Learning Thermostat, and it will never stop learning about how you adjust the temperature.

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Nest thermostat learns as you use it
Bizarre February 8, 2012 posted by Scott

Seqinetic Wearable Light is the reverse of a pair of sunglasses

Getting out of bed in the morning during winter can be exceedingly difficult sometimes. We try and use caffeine or a hot shower to get us going, but light is actually the best way to wake us up. Three guys in Denmark used this natural method and started a Kickstarter campaign for a way to beat the winter blues. All of this has been compacted into a pair of sunglasses.

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Seqinetic Wearable Light is the reverse of a pair of sunglasses
but is it art? February 7, 2012 posted by Scott

Are regular sunglasses too boring for you?

Things that glow seem to fascinate us. Ever since the new Tron movie came out, that interest has only seemed to grow. Guys like Daft Punk have probably helped a good bit, as well. It seems only fitting that gear like the Glospex glasses would start to crop up.

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Are regular sunglasses too boring for you?
Eco Friendly February 7, 2012 posted by Scott

BioLite CampStove can cook with twigs and charge your gadgets

When you go camping, one of the ideas is to disconnect from our world of technology. However, if you’re faced with an emergency, or someone else desperately needs to get in contact with you, it’s good to have your phone on hand. Of course, if you’re out in the wild for days, there’s a good chance that your phone won’t last. That’s why you need an alternative way to keep it charged. Solar power is an obvious choice, but why…

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BioLite CampStove can cook with twigs and charge your gadgets
Free Software February 7, 2012 posted by Scott

Create beautiful HDR images for free with Picturenaut [Daily Freeware]

Every now and then you’ll come across a picture that looks too good to be true. The colors seem to burst forth in a way that doesn’t seem natural. You might think that it’s a simple Photoshop job, but there’s more to it than that. A lot of these images are created using multiple shots that were taken with different settings. The blending of these is what’s known as HDR photography. So what do you need, in order to make…

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Create beautiful HDR images for free with Picturenaut [Daily Freeware]
heh heh! February 7, 2012 posted by Scott

Swimmer’s Treadmill is a mini pool that gives you a full workout

It’s really hard to find enough space for a backyard pool, and it’s even harder to find enough money to pay for one. Swimming is such good exercise that most of us would likely do it every day if we had the opportunity. If you would like a cheaper route to a typical aquatic workout, you might look at the Swimmer’s Treadmill.

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Swimmer’s Treadmill is a mini pool that gives you a full workout
but is it art? February 6, 2012 posted by Scott

Would you wear a Google Chrome Watch?

Last year Google finally released their Chromebooks to the world, letting you run an entire notebook off of their web browser. While the branded Chrome laptops might not have been the most popular devices on the market, they were still interesting to check out. With that in mind, Google is now wondering who would want a Chrome watch.

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Would you wear a Google Chrome Watch?
Gadgets February 6, 2012 posted by Scott

Sauna Boy is one cute USB-powered desktop humidifier

If you have issues with your office being too dry due to the air conditioning or heating in the building, it can be a good idea to invest in a humidifier. However, you don’t really need to get a large one, since you’ll only need it for a small area. And since you’re making the investment, why not get one that looks cute?

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Sauna Boy is one cute USB-powered desktop humidifier
Free Software February 6, 2012 posted by Scott

Find out what’s taking up space on your hard drive with SpaceSniffer [Daily Freeware]

Have you ever tried to install a new program or game on your computer, only to be told that you didn’t have enough free space? Sure, the guy that sold you the computer said that you’d never need more than 100GB, but that’s obviously not the case. So now you have to set out on the task of finding out just what is taking up all of that space. You can easily check on the programs you’ve installed, but when…

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Find out what’s taking up space on your hard drive with SpaceSniffer [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 6, 2012 posted by Scott

Scrubbing Windshield Wiper Blade cuts through the grime

There are some times that I absolutely hate driving. When birds decide to leave a present on my windshield after I get off work and my wipers only smudge it around, I get a little flustered. It essentially takes my bad problem to worse in a matter of seconds. Not to mention that you feel instant regret as soon as you turn them on. However, this can all be fixed with a simple change in design.

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Scrubbing Windshield Wiper Blade cuts through the grime