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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 November 5, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Cuisinart ICE-45 Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker – soft serve on tap, at home, in the tummy…

Soft serve ice cream is the best ice cream. Maybe I’m just overly fond of Mr. Softee. I don’t know, but there’s something about the swirly goodness of soft serve that makes it better than normal ice cream. The Cuisinart ICE-45 Mix It In Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker lets you make soft serve in the comfort of your own home. Waistline disaster!

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Cuisinart ICE-45 Soft Serve Ice Cream Maker – soft serve on tap, at home, in the tummy…
Gadgets November 5, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount – for when your car GPS needs some big screen help

Sometimes you need to have easy access to your mobile devices while driving. Usually that’s because it’s doubling as a GPS. Generally, it’s our mobile phones that do this double duty but sometimes you’ve got to rely on your tablet instead. The Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount lets you utilize your tablet even when you’re driving.

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Satechi Universal Tablet CD Slot Mount – for when your car GPS needs some big screen help
cool tech October 31, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Etree – the tree that gives Wi-Fi instead of oxygen

There’s a meme going around that says something to the effect of, “If trees gave off Wi-Fi people would be more interested in saving them” which is crazy because we still need them for oxygen, another important life sustaining substance. With the Etree, you could actually get Wi-Fi as well as a host of other benefits, but not oxygen.

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Etree – the tree that gives Wi-Fi instead of oxygen
Gadgets October 30, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Bistro – the ultimate face recognition food bowl for crazy cat people

Everyone can turn off their computers now. Go outside and meet new people. The internet is over. The machine that killed it is the Bistro, a food dish for your cat that includes cat facial recognition technology. Yes, biometric security systems are now a thing for your pet. Next week, paw print access to their online bank accounts.

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Bistro – the ultimate face recognition food bowl for crazy cat people
Gadgets October 29, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

iCalmDog – soothing music for your dog to chill to

Dogs are anxious creatures. Even the big ones. They completely lose their wits when things change, or they hear a loud noise, or you look at them funny. Big dogs. Little dogs. It doesn’t matter. They have no chill. The iCalmDog is an MP3 music player with a twist, since it’s designed just for our four legged friends, to help them find their center.

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iCalmDog – soothing music for your dog to chill to
Gadgets October 28, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Panasonic KX-PRD262 – give your cell phone a break and enjoy better voice quality too

Spare a thought for the poor little house phone, for it is a dying breed. With the rise of cell phones, landlines are becoming more and more antiquated, almost vintage. Unless, of course, you live in an area where the mobile signal is worse than a piece of rancid candyfloss on a windy day. In that case the landline is still your best friend, and even more so if it combines some new tech as well, like this Panasonic KX-PRD262…

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Panasonic KX-PRD262 – give your cell phone a break and enjoy better voice quality too
Cool Web Apps & Sites October 27, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Wunderlist – power through your To-Do lists with this cool sharing system [Freeware]

To do lists are so helpful. Have a million things to do? Make a list! Cross things off! Feel accomplished! This post is on my to do list, and when I’m done, I’ll feel great. But what if you have multiple people who need to be involved? Well Wunderlist lets you share your lists with others, so productivity becomes a group effort.

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Wunderlist – power through your To-Do lists with this cool sharing system [Freeware]
cool tech October 27, 2014 posted by Donyae Coles

Pi-Top – build your own ultra cool laptop in just 1, 2, 3…

The Raspberry Pi is one of the most versatile computers with the cutest name, and people are using the ultra low price device to make all sorts of cool stuff, including tiny robots and other unusual things. Something about this tiny little guy just breeds innovation. But if you’re only a casual user of technology trying to break into more advanced electronics, it can all seem a bit intimidating. Enter the Pi-Top, a DIY laptop based around the Raspberry Pi.

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Pi-Top – build your own ultra cool laptop in just 1, 2, 3…