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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets March 10, 2005 posted by

Cuff control.

A real gentleman wouldn’t be seen dead with his shirt cuffs askew. Hence the uber usefulness of these Emergency Cufflinks. £7.99 ($12.92)  This wafer thin sheet of etched steel, comes complete with two pairs of twist-out emergency cufflinks for all those times (and oh how many have their been!) when you’ve left your real ones behind or more probably just lost one of them. They are quite simply, brilliant.

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Gadgets March 8, 2005 posted by

Book player.

The MP-02-Card Hard Disk player. A Chinese 3.5” HDD, USB 2.0, multi memory card A/V player cleverly designed to look like a book. Photos, music, video. Question. Is this to make us feel more comfortable with this scary new technology, or to deter villains from making off with our prized multimedia memories?  MPEG4 (AVI) playback MPG/DAT/VOB/MP3/WMA/WAV/JPG playback Supports CF/MD/MMC/MS/SD/SM Output: Component/VGA/S-video; Stereo/Photolink Kara-OK PAL/NTSC color system

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Gadgets March 8, 2005 posted by

Tank Buster.

A Tank Buster missile on your desk says so much more about you than a boring old in and out tray, don’t you think? $79.95.  Armor-piercing missiles were built during the Cold War for the M1-A1 Abrams tank (America’s primary battle tank). Dubbed “tank busters,” they were designed to take out heavily armored Warsaw Pact tanks on the European battlefield. Tens of thousands of these missiles were destroyed under the Department of Defense’s “crush rule.” By our wits, some luck and a…

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Gadgets March 8, 2005 posted by

Underwater tank.

The Underwater Tank. Why not spend some time really getting to know your fish with this aquarium and underwater periscope combo? The best fun you can have without going Glug! £29.99 ($48.49).  The scope works like a reverse periscope – a system of lenses and mirrors give you the feeling that you are observing from inside a mini submersible. Pointing deep into the tank, the periscope lets you inspect your fish at their own level, and a fish feeder has…

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Gadgets March 8, 2005 posted by

The big picture.

Dude. Don’t pfaff about with those teeny tiny desktop digital picture frames. Get yourself a man sized 19” Bigeframe and do things properly. Like they do in Texas. $899.00 with remote control.  It will look great on any wall. All models set less than 2 inches from back to front and are made for hanging on a wall. A Bigeframe will accept any Compact Flash memory card and show the .jpg pictures or Mpeg movies you have taken! With this large…

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Gadgets March 7, 2005 posted by

Jack be nimble.

The Nimble VR. Ditch the boring headset for Skype calls and plug this purty lookin’ speaker/mic combo into your computer instead. It’ll do wonders for your self-confidence, trust me. $80.00.  Crystal-Clear Sound Quality with Echo-Canceling & Full-Duplex Technologies User-Friendly Controls and Installation; just Plug It in and It Works! Flexible Connectivity with Cell Phone Cool Blue Panel Lights Up with the Conversation

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Gadgets March 7, 2005 posted by

Bluetooth cassette.

The Abe Bluetooth Cassette Adapter. Too funky. And before you say it, yes my car does still have a cassette slot in it.  Now you can listen to your favorite MP3 tunes through any ordinary cassette tape recorder. The Abe BT 80C Bluetooth Stereo Cassette wirelessly connects Bluetooth-enabled music players or PC to your car or home stereo tape recorder. Just put the Bluetooth Stereo Cassette into any cassette tape recorder, pair and connect it to any Bluetooth-enabled audio devices…

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Gadgets March 7, 2005 posted by

Pet foodie.

The Small Pet Feeders. Is it a small pet feeder, or small pet fee…aw never mind. Anyway, yet another way to let you avoid your pet as much as you like. Coming soon, a baby and toddler version. $199.99.  The Autopetfeeder is a low-maintenance pet feeder that automatically dispenses your pet’s favorite dry food! Just fill the see-through container with pet food, and the Autopetfeeder will release a pre-determined amount of food at any time of day you choose. Designed…

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Gadgets March 4, 2005 posted by


Brrr…it’s snowing here in…er…snowy London, so a good time to introduce the SSX Snowboarder. It’s a controller with the game built in. Just plug in to your TV and swwoooosh! Or something. £44.99 ($72.75).  This superb piece of kit rips the usual game console from you hands and puts you on the board itself, controlling the action on screen with realistic snowboard control. Your moves on the board control the action with four adrenalin-pumping games: Show Off, Time Challenge, Pipedream…

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Gadgets March 4, 2005 posted by


The Surpriser. Shocking idea really. £9.95.  The supriser great fun any place in the house. Example place in bathroom, someone walks in flip`s on the light. The surpriser get`s ready, the unsuspecting victim goes about his business, ten seconds later the supriser strikes with howling laughter,Gotcha

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Gadgets March 4, 2005 posted by

Tweetie tat.

The Tweetie Bird clock, radio, telephone. Aaarrrgh! $89.00.  NEW animated talking TWEETY BIRD Clock, Radio, and Telephone all in one. You’ll get a good chuckle when the phone rings and Tweety blinks his eyes as he sings and talks.

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Gadgets March 3, 2005 posted by

Powerboard 2.

The Powerboard 2. With wireless remote control. £139.00 buys you some broken bones and an indescribable feeling of unbalanced terror? No? Oh sorry.  So now with the fantastic powerboard 2, that is once of course you’ve mastered how to balance on it, you can litterally jump on board and by using the hand held remote control scoot to intense speeds of firstly 0-9mph in intense seconds, then speeds of upto 15mph, with integrated braking system so you can stop safely!

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Gadgets March 3, 2005 posted by

Motor cone.

The Motorized Ice Cream Cone. Because slurping is for the birds. Good grief, have we truly come to this? $8.99.  Takes a licking, keeps cone from dripping! This ingenius patented gadget (US Patent # 5,971,829) automatically turns your ice cream while you lick. No more manually rotating the cone! No drips, no mess! Great for pudding and other desserts. Detachable and dishwasher safe cup.

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Gadgets March 3, 2005 posted by

Wirefree, voice caster.

The Wirefree Intercom. Designed to save your voice by providing instant portable intercom service throughout your massive mansion. $149.95.  The Wireless Intercom requires no connection to wall power and acts as a two-way, digital, wireless voice communication system. With ultra-clear sound quality, this system is simple to set up, and features multi channels with unlimited unit expansion. Its “paging” function allows you to broadcast to all the stations in the location, and then speak to the responding station privately, with…

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Gadgets March 2, 2005 posted by

Sleepy heads.

The Ameriphone Wake Assure Alarm Clock. Sleepy head? Really really sleepy? Then you really really need an alarm clock with a loud buzzer, bed shaker and flashing lamp feature. Or save the cash and find a light sleeping sadist of a partner? $79.00.  With its loud buzzer, flashing lamp and strong bed shaker, the Wake Assure will wake up even the deepest sleeper • The super bright 2″ display makes it easy to read the time – day or night • Loud…

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