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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets July 4, 2005 posted by

bUNIT.

The bUNIT. A credit card sized personal authentication device for the Bloomberg service. One of the winners of the IDEA 2005. Nice looking toy, eh?  The bUNIT is a personal authentication device that allows customers to access proprietary Bloomberg services and ensures their data is protected from unauthorized access. The design manages to combine a fingerprint scanner, status screen, photo sensor and series of microchips into an ultra compact credit-card-sized package. The design is its own instruction of use, guiding…


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Gadgets July 4, 2005 posted by

Intelligent LED.

Apparently the Sentina Intelligent Emergency LED Light is revolutionary. Well it’s certainly versatile, we’ll grant that. Night light, flashlight, motion sensing security light. And rechargeable to boot. Well not to boot, because they don’t boot…but…aw…pfaff. $30.00.  (1) Automatically Senses a Power Outage and Becomes a Flashlight (2) Automatically Senses Motion Nearby and Lights the Way (3) Automatically Senses Darkness (Photoelectric) and becomes a Handy Night Light


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Gadgets July 4, 2005 posted by

Super Mouse.

The Super Mini Mouse. You’ve got to love a mouse that’s not much bigger than a USB connector, eh? Especially when it’s optical , comes in various colours and has a ikkle, likkle scroll wheel. And a retractable cable? Bah, loverly.


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Gadgets July 4, 2005 posted by

Pack and go.

The Laipac S-911 Personal Locator. GPS tracker with two way voice calling capability over GSM/GPRS, SMS messages and a ‘geo-fence’ feature for locating bodies moving outside an allotted area.   The Laipac S-911 Personal Locator can be used as emergency cellular phone with speed dialing for two-way voice communication, it can silent call 911 for assistance with personalized voice to report location and time stamp, it can send SMS messages to a control center and can also be monitored as…


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Gadgets July 1, 2005 posted by

Rock & Ride.

The Rock n’Ride Motion Simulator. €899.00 complete with 3 month’s supply of sea-sickness pills and carpet cleaner.   The first arcade motion simulator for personal use! This nicely priced system for PC or even a Playstation, offers you the same joy as the 10 times more expensive simulators that you can find at your local arcade centre!…combine the Rock ‘n Ride with one of our 3D glasses and prepare for the party! Now put on your favourite game i.e. a flightsimulator or a racing…


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Gadgets July 1, 2005 posted by

Let there be light!

The Illuminator wind up LED flashlight. $19.95. No batteries, no bulbs to replace, just light. Oh be calm, my poor dazzled eyes!  Generate light anywhere, anytime. Compact heavy-duty construction. Three Ultra Bright LEDs One minute wind-up provides up to 1 hour of continuous ultra bright light. Choose from two levels of brightness with the touch of a button Ideal for emergency, home, auto, camping, fishing & more


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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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