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Info: Donyae’s love for technology is based on a need to survive our future robotic overlords. Know thy enemy as you know yourself. But since even odds are on the zombie future, she has also learned how to prepare squirrel. You can find her on Facebook until the robots - or zombies - rise up.
Gadgets July 15, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

The Roadie – cool auto guitar tuner is like having an actual roadie in your bag, without the attitude

Tuning a guitar is probably the most important part of learning how to play, but the physical act of tuning can take some time, and can really require good ears. The Roadie guitar tuner does all the work for you, including winding the strings, which is pretty much all you could ask of a real live roadie, except to go grab you a coffee.

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The Roadie – cool auto guitar tuner is like having an actual roadie in your bag, without the attitude
Gadgets July 15, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Mininch Tool Pen – stylish pen inspired multi-tool saves your pockets, does your stuff

Remember those pencils that you popped the lead out of and then put the empty plastic bit in the bottom to push up a fresh point? Now a company called Mininch has made a screwdriver with the same kind of concept, but with a lot more style. The Mininch Tool Pen is a pop a point screwdriver that looks like a pen, but contains a set of useful screwdriver bits for those little jobs you have to do now and…

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Mininch Tool Pen – stylish pen inspired multi-tool saves your pockets, does your stuff
Gadgets July 14, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Skywatch Windoo 3 – the tiny weather station you plug into your phone

As I write this, there’s a raging thunderstorm outside, so I don’t really need the Skywatch Windoo right now, but it definitely could be useful sometime in the future. This cool little weather gadget  gives you an actual personalized weather report based on current ambient conditions, which could save you from all sorts of trouble.

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Skywatch Windoo 3 – the tiny weather station you plug into your phone
but is it art? July 10, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Monkey Light M232 Bike Lights – bring fun and safety to night rides, one artwork at a time

Riding a bike is one of those activities that remains fun no matter how old you get. It’s also pretty useful if you’re using it to commute every day in the city, although it helps if you remember that everyone else on that road is out to kill you, and act accordingly. They call it defensive riding, I call it survival. You can also use a few tools to help yourself stay safe. The Monkey Light M232 Bike Light is…

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Monkey Light M232 Bike Lights – bring fun and safety to night rides, one artwork at a time
diy July 9, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Satechi Touch USB LED Lamp – turn any bottle into your own custom lamp

Light is cool. Not sunlight necessarily, especially with all that scary UV, but the decor lighting inside my house. Lamps are my favorite thing. I love the look of upcycled lamps but I never want to go through the process of making them. So it was nice to find the Satechi Touch USB LED Lamp which turns empty bottles to functional décor.

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Satechi Touch USB LED Lamp – turn any bottle into your own custom lamp