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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets August 2, 2005 posted by

Night light nightlife.

The Piclite Photo Night Light. $14.98. Of course there’s clearly an excellent reason why you’d want to place a picture of your loved one at floor height to be illuminated only when everyone’s asleep or you’re on a midnight excursion to the lavatory. ‘Scuse us, while we just rack our brains over here in the corner for a while to try and come up with it.   With our PicLite Photo Night Light, showcase photos and collectibles instantly. Frame and illuminate your favorite photos,…


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Gadgets August 1, 2005 posted by

Mini quad.

The Blata Mini Quadard quad bike. They’re not big, but they sure look clever. Around £499.00 ($873.25)!  Ready 4 a funky ride on 4 wheels? 4 wheel fun for everyone. FanFUNKYtastic. The Blata Midi-Quadard may be tiny but it is MASSIVE FUN. The amount of Power, excitement and agility packed into such a compact machine is a credit to its creators. Stunning Looks, Easy to Ride, Simple to maintain, and Great for tricks.  


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Gadgets August 1, 2005 posted by

Alcohol tester combo.

The Alcohol Tester, Parking Timer, LED Torch Combo keyring attachment. Now this has got to be a front runner in the convergent product of the year award, hasn’t it? Are you too drunk to find your car in time to stop it being clamped in the dark? And here.   The simple operation and LCD reading should mean that even those who have had a few too many beers should be able to understand the results! A green light means…


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Gadgets August 1, 2005 posted by

Fan light.

The BBQ Light and Fan Combo. $39.95. OK, so it’s supposed to be super useful for BBQs, but what better way to finish reading your copy of Proust in that sweltering, dingy, smoke-filled pit of a local cafe?  Keep irritating smoke from your grill away from your eyes and nose, and keep cool in the process with the BBQ Light and Fan. Generating a powerful breeze, it also features a built-in light perfect for nighttime grilling. Both the fan and…


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Gadgets July 29, 2005 posted by

Telephone signaller.

The Telephone Signaller. $69.95. Super loud ring, flashing strobe light. Now you’ll have to pick up those pathetic begging calls from mall mad Mildred.  The Telephone Signaler makes sure you never miss another important call. With its super-loud phone ringer (95dB), it teams up with a bright flashing strobe to direct your attention to the telephone. With four ringer settings (ringer can be turned off), and three tone settings, it’s completely customizable to suit your needs. Comes with an AC adapter. Desk…


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Gadgets July 29, 2005 posted by

WebCam contortor.

The FlexStand. Got webcam? Fed up with it sitting there, balefully glaring at you in one rigid, inflexible, crossed arms and pouting position? Check this then. Strangely expensive however at $32.95.  The FlexStand is a Flexible, attachable, and configurable webcam stand. It provides you with a secure flexible platform for your webcam so you can better control the view it provides. No more hassling with the cable or struggling to find just the right spot to place your web cam….


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Gadgets July 29, 2005 posted by

iPod pod.

The iDockCover. Hand finished, hardwood iPod accessory stand. For sale. To you. For money. Think from around $25.00.  The iDockCover is a hand-finished, custom quality accessory stand for your iPod and it works with or without the Dock! The included “MockDock” fits into a recess on the bottom side of the iDockCover, providing a pocket that the iPod sits in. If you currently own or at some point purchase a Dock, simply pop the MockDock out with the press of a…


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Gadgets July 29, 2005 posted by

Build your own watch.

Build your own luxury watch in the Blancier virtual workshops. Then…ahem…pay for it! [via Bifurb Rivets]  The virtual workshop on this site allows you to select each component of your watch yourself. Each step in the construction process is visualized, so you can see the finished product created in actual size before your eyes. When you have finished your design, your price appears on the screen immediately.


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Gadgets July 28, 2005 posted by

LED Lantern.

The LED Lantern. $16.99. Old, new, borrowed and blue. Let’s just skip the formalities and get married. OK, so it’s an old 60’s swingin’ paper lantern with an ultra hip LED lamp inside. But it’s battery powered, which makes it 100 hours portable. So there.  It’s a modern version of the classic paper and wood round lantern, but instead of candle or oil this lamp is illuminated by LED. The LED light can be switched to either slowly cycle through…


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Gadgets July 28, 2005 posted by

Bubble bath.

The Aroma Bubble Massage Jet Spa. $169.99. Methane jokes aside, this uber functional bath mat looks as good a way as any to wibble-wubble the cares of the day away. Switch on, lie back and dream of days gone by, when men were men and small furry animals weren’t called George.  Just lay the jet spa mat flat in the tub and fill up the tub with water. Then plug in the air pump and experience the most relaxing sensation you’ve ever had in…


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Gadgets July 28, 2005 posted by

Fog fun.

The Deluxe Mini Fog Maker. $24.98. There are times when only multi-coloured misty fog will do the trick. Such as important dinner parties with your favourite ambassador to the UN and spooky movie nights. Please don’t howl at inappropriate moments though, eh? Or during the movie.  Instant fog, anytime. No chemicals needed. Amazing device vaporizes water immediately to create an overflow of misty fog. Simply place the vaporizing unit in at least 2.5″ of water and plug its transformer into any…


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Gadgets July 27, 2005 posted by

Wireless jammer.

The Wireless Jammer. Luddite are we? Well then cop one of these and be done with it. Cigarette sized device which blocks wireless video cameras, WiFi LANS and Bluetooth. Range 30 metres and frequency range 900Mhz – 2.5Ghz. £250.00/$445.00.  The jammer is small enough to be concealed in a pocket, briefcase e.t.c. and used inconspicuously. It has in-built rechargeable ni-cad batteries and comes complete with the charging adaptor. The adaptor is dual voltage for 120/220v…It produces a powerful 1 watt…


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diy July 27, 2005 posted by

Buy me, Buy me!

The Talking For Sale Sign. $329.99. Simply brilliant idea. Set up your own short range advertising radio station and spam your neighbours and friends ad nauseum.   Perfect for selling homes, cars, boats, etc. Repeats a message over and over. Just put a sign on your house or car letting people know what station to tune their radio to. Record your voice and transmit it to any FM radio on any FM station (up to 600 ft). Our latest kit combines an…


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Gadgets July 27, 2005 posted by

Keep safe.

The Freedom Keepsafe security system. Attach signal transmitter to valuable PDA. Place Receiver unit in pocket. If the two are separated more than 10 to 20 feet, alarm sounds. Simple idea and sensible?  Keep your valuables near to you with this slim, small & light security proximeter.


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Gadgets July 27, 2005 posted by

Swim trainer.

StretchCordz Swim Trainer. Attach one end to bath taps, other end to infant. Throw into water. Set timer. Return when Olympic champion emerges. A bit wrinkled. $49.98.  When you want to swim laps but your pool just isn’t long enough, the StretchCordz Swim Trainer belt gets you back in the water. Designed to help you improve your stroke, endurance and strength, this is the same equipment used by Olympic athletes and nationally-ranked college and high school swim teams. Simply attach…


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