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general March 27, 2015 posted by

Glass Keyboard by Bastron – a cool touchscreen keyboard for your desktop

Whenever you watch movies and they want to show you how high tech they are, they always have touchscreen keyboards. Without exception. Also huge holographic monitors. Unfortunately, the jury is still out on the monitors but you can get your hands on a sweet touchscreen keyboard. The Glass Keyboard by Bastron is a backlit keyboard that makes you feel like you’re in Tony Stark’s lab.


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Glass Keyboard by Bastron – a cool touchscreen keyboard for your desktop
general February 23, 2015 posted by

Bead Bracelet Lighting Cable – a subtle charger cord and understated fashion piece

Having a charger near you at all times has become a reality for us. What will you do if your phone loses power? Actually interact with others in face time? Unacceptable. The Bead bracelet Lightning Cable makes sure you’re always able to charge your iPhone or Pad as long as there is a USB port available.


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Bead Bracelet Lighting Cable – a subtle charger cord and understated fashion piece
general February 23, 2015 posted by

The Children’s Learn To Play Keyboard – raise a little Mozart even if you’re tone-deaf

Experts pretty uniformly agree that having a background in musical education, whatever it is, tends to help development of other skills. Too bad many schools can’t find room to encourage this. Not to worry though, the Children’s Learn to Play Keyboard lets you teach the fundamentals at home even if you can’t play a note.


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The Children’s Learn To Play Keyboard – raise a little Mozart even if you’re tone-deaf
general February 12, 2015 posted by

AvoSeedo – grow yourself an endless supply of free avocados

Avocados are awesome. Healthy, tasty and versatile, who doesn’t love them? But if you’ve ever tried to grow your own tree from an old pit, you’ll know it’s far from easy. The pit either doesn’t grow nicely or goes rotten, which is a shame. But now an enterprising German dude has come up with a rather ingenious solution.


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AvoSeedo – grow yourself an endless supply of free avocados
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]