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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets July 1, 2005 posted by

Sunshine came softly…

Pah, pocket sized solar chargers? I’m glad we chose the SolarMax 13 Watt Amorphous Briefcase Solar Generator. Why? Because Arnie would approve, that’s why, so stop moaning about your stupid blisters and keep walking. We’ll stop for lunch in an hour, then your father can check his emails. £99.00.  Supplied with many connectors for different applications, our briefcase chargers are supplied for applications when on the move, there briefcase style case gives them excellent protection when not in use.


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Gadgets July 1, 2005 posted by

Shuffle IT.

The iPod Shuffle IT case. $14.95 gets you a Tribble on a stick, individually designed by Debbie Ann herself. ?  By popular demand, I am introducing a line of very special and unique cases for the iPod Shuffle. This is the infamous IT case shown here in Hot Pink, and available also in many more colors. Have some fun and protect your iPod Shuffle all at the same time!


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Gadgets July 1, 2005 posted by

Fly boy.

The Dragan Flyer V Ti. Whoo, they’ve updated the Dragan Flyer R/C helicopter with Lithium-Ion batteries (16–20 minute flight),  and ‘Thermal Intelligence’ and infrared stabilizers for super easy flying control. Plus a pro colour camera option for high altitude/ long distance video vision. Starting to sound like serious fun. If you’ve got a spare $849.00 lying around, that is.  The Draganflyer V utilizes seven electronic sensors and Thermal Intelligence to make outdoor flying a breeze. Simply returning the controls to neutral will restore…


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Gadgets June 30, 2005 posted by

Power on, dude.

The new PowerPad 300.  300Wh of Lithium Ion SuperPolymer battery technology gives you 24 hours run time for your laptop or whatever. Need more? Tsk, get a life. Immediately. $799.00. [Thanks Marc]   The PowerPad can be 80% charged in less than 8 hours. Simply charge the product over night and ignore plugs and ac adapters for the rest of the day!… The PowerPad gives you an uninterrupted power source so you won’t worry about your screen dimming or your…


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Gadgets June 30, 2005 posted by

It’s in the game.

The Plug & Play 2–in-1 EA Sports TV Game. $29.95. The saddest thing of all about this doohickey is the fact that the Ferret can remember vividly the year ‘95, when you had to pay $40.00+ each to buy state of the art PC versions of these games. Now they blister pack them in a controller? Old, old, feeling old.  Two action-packed sports classics – Madden Football ’95 and NHL Hockey ’95 – are built right in Simply plug the…


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Gadgets June 30, 2005 posted by

Yoda chat.

The Yoda Interactive Jedi Master. $29.73. Look, stories, trivia and wisdom from a ‘fully animated’ Yoda. Could you ask for anything more? The only thing better would be to have him actually staying with you for a long weekend break. [hmm…you do realise Yoda not real is?…Ed]  # Yoda comes alive when activated, becoming fully animated with moving head, mouth, eyes, ears, arms and body # When prompted, he tells stories from any of the six Star Wars films # He tests…


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Gadgets June 29, 2005 posted by

Guardian Phone.

The 911 Guardian Phone. $199.99 procures a cordless, one number, lanyard swingin’ speakerphone for emergency home use only. But will they wear it, my dear, will they wear it?  Smaller than most cell phones, the 911 Guardian Phone is a tiny cordless speakerphone that’s small enough to be worn around your neck on the included lanyard. This emergency communication device offers one-button dialing to a 911 operator. The 911 Guardian Phone runs on a single AAA battery, which is included…


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Gadgets June 29, 2005 posted by

USB PS/2 adapter.

The Keyspan USB to PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Adapter. $14.95 and twice as useful on a rainy day. One for the legacy tech files.  This adapter makes it easy to connect a PS/2 keyboard and PS/2 mouse to a USB port on your PC or Mac. It is compatible with all brands of PS/2 keyboards and mice. Windows: No driver software is required — just plug the PS/2 keyboard and mouse into the adapter, then plug the adapter into the USB port. The…


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Gadgets June 29, 2005 posted by

Jump star.

The Jump-Start DC Power Plus. $39.95. LED flashlight, car starter, laptop and phone power unit. Useful, missus?  Jump-Start DC Power Plus charges a car battery in minutes without jumper cables. It’s also a portable power source for cell phones, laptops, camcorders, and other devices. Jump-Start has 3, 6, 9, 12-volt power options and includes five universal DC adapter plugs. Runs on a powerful NiCad battery that’s good for 500 charges.


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Gadgets June 29, 2005 posted by

Mr Robot oh?

So tonight’s mystery guest, ladies and gentlemen, is the Nespot. A despotic robot? A teapot on wheels? A robot controlled by a mobile phone? What could it be?  …to clean in the robot to use a radio internet?


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Gadgets June 28, 2005 posted by

T-6 DECT phone.

Sometimes you just look at something and go – yes. Know what I mean? And this Jacob Jensen T-6 DECT phone is one such. I can see it on a Ferret wall, even if my credit card can’t. €252.00 ($305.68).  It has a long range of operation with digital call clarity and user-friendly driven functions. In addition, its built-in caller ID decoder, caller ID memory for 30 incoming numbers, phone book for 40 pre set numbers, redial and redial list provide…


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Gadgets June 28, 2005 posted by

Never late than better.

The NeverLate Alarm Clock. What a clever idea. An alarm clock with seven settings, so you can get up at different times during the week. Marketed to lazy students…wonder why? $34.99.  The Neverlate 7-day Alarm Clock was designed with your needs in mind. Seven (one for each day of the week) individual alarms allow you to enter your weekly schedule once – days of fussing with alarm settings every night before bed are over! No class on Thursday? Class cancelled just…


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Gadgets June 28, 2005 posted by

The Musicpole.

The Musicpole. A new musical instrument kinda like a slide guitar. But more retro-modern maybe? Plug it into your MIDI synth and off you go. Er…it looks as though you have to play it in capital letters too. $395.00.  The MUSICPOLE is a brand new musical instrument. You don’t strike the keys of the MUSICPOLE like you would a piano, you stroke the keys like a slide guitar player. By sliding your thumb you can create all the different scales……


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Gadgets June 28, 2005 posted by

Soya so good.

The SojaMatic. Vegan juicer? From el Spain. €155.00.  Designed specially for the soybean drink preparation, SojaMatic is a system integrated of beater, mixer and heater with a moderate electrical consumption. In few minutes it prepares vegetal fresh drinks…With SojaMatic we can have liquefied of soybean and other cereals like oats, the rice, as well as of dry fruits. Most important it is than they are prepared of fast form and we can enjoy a fresh drink all its nutritious wealth.


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Gadgets June 28, 2005 posted by

Fire in the hole.

The Block. A fire without a place. Rather swish, doncha think? T’would go well in the Ferret’s bijou caravan. Priced, however, at a somewhat combustible A$5940.00.  The BLOCK is a free standing fireplace designed to accept the EcoSmart flue less burner. The BLOCK is made of 8 different stone colours as simples.


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