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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets August 23, 2005 posted by

Jiggle time.

The Tissot Silen-T watch. The tactile timepiece. Sitting in a movie and get a sudden urge to set your alarm? Why of course, who wouldn’t? Well just press the button, run your fingers round the edge of the bezel and feel the time settings vibrate against your digit. Wonderful, no? Demo here  (needs IE). Around $400.00 or so.  Simply through pushing the crown and touching the screen you can set and read both the time and the alarm in a…

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Gadgets August 23, 2005 posted by

Chuffer controller.

The RailDriver Desktop Train Cab Controller. Hook up your treasured train simulator and chuff away with this fully comprehensive…almost surreally delicious…controller. $149.95 makes you more Thomas the Tank Engine than Fat Controller.  Drive your train simulation game or your model train with realistic throttle, brake, reverser, and switch controls, plus 34 programmable buttons. The RailDriver Desktop Train Cab Controller supports MicroSoft Train Simulator and Auran Trainz UTC and makes you feel like you’re driving a train, not a computer.

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Gadgets August 23, 2005 posted by

Turbo Digital.

The Turbo Digital engine enhancer. Got a car? Don’t have a turbo installed? Then get one of these Brazilian thingies and pretend. Broom, broom, chuckatucker, chukatucker! Listen to the audio, do. Around $60.00.

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Gadgets August 22, 2005 posted by

Sushi heaven.

[email protected] The Ferret loves sushi. You like? It’s not all raw fish you know. Mmmm…. Anyway where were we? Ah yes. At last a set of gadgets designed to take the hassle out of the home sushi craft. But making it at home is actually not that hard, as long as you have a bit of patience, some good instructions and a very sharp knife. Anyway these puppies will set you back around $60.00 or more each, so you’d better…

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Gadgets August 22, 2005 posted by


The NailMaid. The safe and comfortable way to cut your fingernails. Apparently. Rechargeable, 6000 RPM abrasive rotary discs, slots for the nails. Doubles up as a celery slicer. Nah, just kidding. Around $60.00.   Nail length is determined by slot positioning. The nearer to the centre of the contour plate you go the less your nail will be filed and vice versa. Select the slot that best fits your finger shape and size. Take care to ensure that the skin of the finger does…

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Gadgets August 19, 2005 posted by

Nokia decks the competition.

The Nokia Gaming Deckchair. The ultimate beach seat for N-Gage freaks? Ooh, we just love viral marketing, don’t we Marge?  Nokia has created the first set of computer gaming deckchairs aimed at the millions of young holiday makers who have to leave their computer video games at home. The hi tech deckchairs come equipped with N-Gage games phones on extendable arms, a mini parasol to avoid sun glare and drinks coolers allowing gamers to get their quick fix of gaming while away…

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Gadgets August 19, 2005 posted by

Birdsong serenade.

The Birdsong Identiflyer Alarm Clock. The perfect gift for the bird lover in the family. Wake up to a gentle serenade of 9 different birds, tweeting and chirruping in your ear until you either crawl out of bed or set the Roomba onto it. Isn’t nature lovely? $39.95.   Beautiful BirdSongs, a selection of the 9 most beautiful bird songs from our collection. The alarm will awaken you to the gentle serenade of beautiful bird songs every morning… Wake-up call – If you…

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Gadgets August 19, 2005 posted by

Game keyboard.

The Saitek PC Gamer’s Keyboard. Adjustable LED backlighting, separate programmable command pad, funky design. What’s not to like? Can it handle the complexities of 6D Pac-Man? Who cares? $59.95.   Command Pad Features – * Programmable pad for left- or right-handers adds extended functionality to keyboard game play in all game types * 9 Easy-access buttons * Shift buttons provide up to 27 programmable commands * Backlighting enhances keyboard for play in low light environments

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Gadgets August 19, 2005 posted by


The Oreck Refrigerator Air Purifier. Like to see it sterilize most student fridges without running for the hills. Hah!  $50.00 to you, m’lady.  The new Oreck Refrigerator Air Purifier is an amazing cordless air purifier that eliminates cross-contamination of food odors in your refrigerator. It also sterilizes your fridge once every hour, reduces food spoilage and breaks down pesticides on produce. And because it’s small and compact, it’s great for closets, bathrooms and vehicles, too.

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Gadgets August 18, 2005 posted by

Caveo laptop security.

Caveo Defcon MDP Laptop Anti Theft Cards. Hey, if you’ve got to create motion sensing security alarms for notebooks, why not call them DEFCON something. Sounds cool. Menacing. Significant. Sounds as though the clock is ticking down to….[that’s enough…Ed]. OK, so they set off an alarm if you move the computer. A loud alarm. Around $80.00.  They operate by detecting motion, analyzing it to determine whether a threat exists, and implementing responses. They are independent of the computer operating system…

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Gadgets August 18, 2005 posted by

USB pure.

USB Air Purifier/Ionizer. Wanna know why we posted this? Because it’s pretty, that’s why. No other reason. It certainly won’t change your life, make your love life interesting or rejuvenate that long lost joie de vivre. But it’ll sure look cute reflecting the light off your bloodshot eyes, won’t it? £9.95.  Freshen up the air around you with this USB powered Air Purifier & Ionizer. Helps get rid of smoke and other germs and particles in the air around your workspace….

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Gadgets August 18, 2005 posted by

BBQ begone.

The Power Operated BBQ Grill Cleaner. At last, a way to grind off those rancid chicken bits from last summer. Hurrah! $24.95.  Cleaning up after cookouts has never been easier with this motorized grill brush. If you love to barbecue, but hate cleaning your grill afterwards, the Battery Operated Grill Brush was made for you! This brass bristle rotary brush polishes away normal cookout residue, and its built-in scraper removes extra tough build-up. Plus, with a sure-grip handle, cleaning your…

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Gadgets August 17, 2005 posted by

Solar LED.

The Skylight-Swiss Solar LED Lamp. Combine two of the trendiest terms in current trendiness and what have you got? An everlasting torch (sigh – flashlight). Simple isn’t it? And clean too. $25.00 (€20.00).  Our Solar LED Lamp is so small it can be with you at all times and the robust lithium rechargeable battery conveniently automatically charges from any light source. With the Skylight, you won’t be left in the dark anymore. It is a useful gift for friends, family…

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Gadgets August 17, 2005 posted by

Bike power.

The Motorbike Charging Outlet. Got a motorbike? Frustrated that you can’t use plug-in car accessories on it, or charge up your cell phone or iPod and stuff? Well now you can. This $19.99 kit lets you hook up anything you want, except perhaps a reasonably largish pizza oven. Fuse included!  This is the package is what makes it all happen! 1st you have the quick connect cable. It allows you to attach any of our products to ANY motorcycle. As…

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