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general November 14, 2014 posted by

PROGO 3000 – propane powered scooter offers 20mph, 40 mile range and eco friendly emissions too

What with all this talk of electric cars and vehicles, it’s hard to remember that there are other clean burn energy alternatives which will also help the planet while getting us around and about. Which is where this new PROGO 3000 comes in.


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PROGO 3000 – propane powered scooter offers 20mph, 40 mile range and eco friendly emissions too
Gadgets November 8, 2014 posted by

ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner – tiny scanner, powerful software, superb results

My kids hand me endless amounts of artwork that I just can’t throw away. Right now the amount of wax covered paper in my office is definitely some kind of fire hazard. The ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner can have this mess cleaned up in a matter of hours (yep, there’s a lot).


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ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner – tiny scanner, powerful software, superb results
Gadgets November 8, 2014 posted by

ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner – tiny scanner, powerful software, superb results

My kids hand me endless amounts of artwork that I just can’t throw away. Right now the amount of wax covered paper in my office is definitely some kind of fire hazard. The ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner can have this mess cleaned up in a matter of hours (yep, there’s a lot).


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ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner – tiny scanner, powerful software, superb results
general September 5, 2014 posted by

Spy 8x Monocular & Long Range Sound Recorder – spy on your friends and neighbors or just keep tabs on local critters from a distance

If you’re serious about your spying bird watching, you’ll probably want to invest in a bit of equipment that makes life easier. Sure you can wander around with a tin can stuck to your ear, or lugging a huge microphone and recording rig, but why not go more discreet with this Spy Monocular & Long Range Sound Recorder?


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Spy 8x Monocular & Long Range Sound Recorder – spy on your friends and neighbors or just keep tabs on local critters from a distance
Fun & Games August 20, 2014 posted by

Snap Macro Lens – take cool macro photos with this whimsical smartphone attachment

A good camera with fancy lenses can be very, very expensive. Which may not be something that everyone who wants to take up photography can handle. But most people today do happen to have a cell phone with a camera. With the Snap Macro Lens, even armed with only a cell phone, you too can take photos of our tiny world.


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Snap Macro Lens – take cool macro photos with this whimsical smartphone attachment
general August 18, 2014 posted by

Five-0 Police Rating App – free app lets citizens track and rate police encounters [Freeware]

If there’s one thing the advent of the Internet has brought to the world, it’s the ability to easily gather data from people, and this new app from a group of young Americans is the latest example of the power of this information crowdsourcing. Five-0 Police Rating App is a free smartphone app which lets people log their encounters with law enforcement and rate the experience for future reference.


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Five-0 Police Rating App – free app lets citizens track and rate police encounters [Freeware]
general August 13, 2014 posted by

YouCam Makeup – the digital cosmetic kit in your phone [Freeware]

I remember back in the day watching the Fifth Element movie, and there’s one ultra cool bit in it where Leeloo puts a device up to her face, presses a button and a full set of makeup is instantly applied without her having to touch a thing. Cool sci-fi at its best. Well we’re not there yet, but we may be on the way if this new freeware app is anything to go by.


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YouCam Makeup – the digital cosmetic kit in your phone [Freeware]
general July 15, 2014 posted by

Splashbase – free public domain high resolution photos to download for free [Freeware]

You can go two ways with image sourcing. You can either trawl through one of the many free image sites on the web, and take your time to select the shot which fits your needs closest, or you can opt for one of the growing number of curated image services, which do the searching for you and come up with images they think will fit a wide demographic.


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Splashbase – free public domain high resolution photos to download for free [Freeware]
general June 7, 2014 posted by

Viridian Wood – upcycling discarded waste into beautiful hardwood flooring

Tropical hardwood isn’t as easy to come by as it used to be thanks for regulations and more sustainable forest management. Still, there’s a surprising amount of it that’s been wasted and landfilled. Viridian Wood Products discovered a steady supply of these beautiful woods and has turned them into stunning looking hardwood flooring. Their new American Classics line features reclaimed red oak, white oak, and rustic oak solid-plank hardwood flooring. Tropical hardwood is used to stabilize heavy manufactured goods such…


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Viridian Wood – upcycling discarded waste into beautiful hardwood flooring
general June 3, 2014 posted by

Anki – open source flashcards help you learn stuff quickly and effectively anywhere [Freeware]

Not all of us can have great memories, which means it can be difficult trying to remember facts for exams, work or even hobbies. The best way to overcome the problem is probably to sign up for a course or two, but if you don’t have the time or money, there is a free alternative which can be pretty valuable.


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Anki – open source flashcards help you learn stuff quickly and effectively anywhere [Freeware]