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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets April 8, 2005 posted by

Weemote remote.

The Weemote 3 Sr remote control for adults. $24.95. Ever wish that you could return to the days of yore when life was simple, bread was crusty and the remote control didn’t look like an accessory from the Space Shuttle? Maybe this puppy is for you then.  Simple, Goof-Proof User Interface – No menu, PIP, device, numeric keypad or multi-function controls to cause interruption of normal TV viewing! Ideal for users with memory problems or vision impairments. Overall shape makes it easy to identify…

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Gadgets April 8, 2005 posted by

Belt up.

The LED Belt Buckle. $49.99. Available in four different colours and stores up to 6 messages, all of which must include the word – geek!  This custom name belt buckle has a LED Screen in the front. Easily personalize the LED screen belt buckle to say what you want. Put your name or your favorite word or anything you want and watch it scroll acrossed the screen! Be Creative!

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Gadgets April 8, 2005 posted by

Touchscreen calc.

I don’t think I’ve ever seen a Touchscreen Calculator before, have you? Oh and it’s a calendar too? With a stylus? Golly. Wonder what the advantage is…?  8 Digits calculator. World time clock(16 cities). Currency converter. Day-light saving function. date display. 2 groups of alarm setting

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Gadgets April 7, 2005 posted by


The Kuku Alarm Clock. Uh…yes it crows an alarm in the morning while laying lots of little eggs. And yes, you do have to replace all the little blighters to shut off the alarm. Er…no, I don’t think it comes with a full no quibble replacement guarantee in case of…ah…accident. A$49.95.  How about collecting eggs then? That is after all what they do on the farm. This funky, but highly practical Kuku Alarm Clock forces you to do just that. Set its…

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Gadgets April 7, 2005 posted by

Shake, rattle and poll.

The Forever Calculator. A$12.95. Well we’ve had the flashlight, so why not a calculator? And why not a Forever TV for that matter? Apart from the fact that the tube would fall out. Quite quickly.  No more flat batteries with this little gem. Shaking the calculator causes a high strength magnet to pass back and forth between a wire coil, Creating a magnetic induction current which charges up the calculator giving approximately 10 miniutes of usage time from about 10…

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Gadgets April 6, 2005 posted by

Cell Sensor EMF finder.

The Cell Sensor EMF Detector is not, contrary to rumour, designed to indicate when the European Monetary Fund is running low on convertible currencies. It is instead, dear readers, for identifying just how much of a nasty old electro-magnetic field is bathing your ear lobe and other bodily parts at any moment of the day or night. Sleep well. $39.99.  Recently, many studies have delivered warnings about long-term exposure to cell phone radiation and certain electromagnetic fields. But since these…

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Gadgets April 6, 2005 posted by

Edge yer bets!

The Eco Edge is a wildlife and weather forecasting instrument. That’s right, for $129.99 you can now predict when it’s going to rain cats and dogs. Pardon? Oh. Sorry. Apparently animal forecasting can only predict the level of animal activity, not when they’ll be falling from the sky in a steady torrent. Shame, but still, probably jolly useful for when you want to go out and kill something harmless, eh?  However, the most impressive feature is the Eco Edge’s built-in…

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Gadgets April 6, 2005 posted by

Crazy golf.

The USB Golf Launchpad. £199.95 says I can swing a cat better in my living room than you can. And break the light fittings to boot. Me and Tiger in perfect harmony!  Utilizing a flexible tether (which permits the ball to spin) and a precisely calibrated pivot, Golf Launchpad’s ball is designed to impart the same forces to the club as a free ball. This means that you feel and hear the thwack of your irons and the ping of…

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Gadgets April 6, 2005 posted by

Mono mouse.

The Mono Mouse. What a simply super duper idea. An electronic text magnifier that works via your TV. £99.00 ($198.00) [Via the Beeb]  The MonoMouse – A Revolutionary Device that Restores the Ability to Read. Easy to Use – Just plug the MonoMouse into your existing TV, no complicated wires or tuning involved! Extremely Comfortable to Use – Ideal for reading your favorite newspaper or book. Just scroll over text and begin READING! Magnification – 15x on a 14″ TV or…

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Gadgets April 5, 2005 posted by

A vee nice flash?

The Magna Vee flash attachment. The problem with most compact digital cameras is that the flash is universally awful. Enter the Zenon Magna Vee flash unit. This small £8.00 ($15.00) attachment fits onto the front of your existing digicam flash and provides a colour corrected ‘soft flash’ which can considerably improve the photographs that you take. So does it work? Read on…

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Gadgets April 4, 2005 posted by

Tiny vending valet.

The Compact Vending Machine. Set up a nice little part time vending business in your cubicle and stick it to the man. Or just drink it all yourself and smirk unbearably, why doncha? $149.95. built with a lockable compartment uses clean, quiet, environmentally friendly peltier effect electronics to keep beverages cold holds up to 11 beverage cans (12-oz) or 4 pet bottles (17-oz) 10 tokens are included for use in the coin slots designed with led lights to indicate whether…

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Gadgets April 4, 2005 posted by

Night hawk.

The Bushnell Night Hawk. There’s a bucket load of night vision gidgets on the market, but this is the first one which looks…well…funky. $229.95.  The Night Hawk is a digital compact hand-held night vision viewing system. Night time images are magnfied two times (2x) and displayed on a 1.8″ LCD viewing screen! A unique swivel viewer allows simple, easy operation and viewing. The Night Hawk has a rechargeable 2-hour battery life.

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Gadgets April 4, 2005 posted by

Tape timer.

The Kikkerland Tape Timer. An aluminium kitchen timer that’s elegant, simple and oh so effective. Nice design, eh?

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Gadgets April 1, 2005 posted by

Talking bone.

The Talking Bone. $14.99. Give your mutt a present that says ‘ouch, I love ya’ every time he plays with it. And those 10 second messages are guaranteed to puzzle too….  Your dog loves to hear the sound of his master’s voice. So give him a toy that will tell him what he loves to hear, even if you’re not at home! The Talking Bone is a soft chew toy that contains a voice module. You can record your own changeable message. When…

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Gadgets April 1, 2005 posted by

Holy cash cow…

The Batman Voice Recognition Security Safe. Holy caped crusader merchandising. £19.99.  It’s so important to keep all of your secret documents and artifacts safe and secure. With the voice activated safe that can be programmed to open with your own voice this ensures all your property is safe; can be used to store your secret Gothem gadgets; includes 10 different Batman phrases…

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