Monthly Archives: December 2005

Gadgets December 22, 2005 posted by

Wireless 3D.

E-Dimensional Wireless 3D Glasses. Convert your favourite computer games into 3D. Just install the software, plug the adapter into your PC graphics card and monitor, then attach the wireless infra-red transmitter. Voil√°, instant headache or heaven. $99.95. [Thanks Christopher]  The comfortable, lightweight glasses are durable, attractive and activate automatically when viewing virtually every PC game or amazing 3D photos and movies. The glasses use standard inexpensive lithium cell batteries found at any electronics store and provide 50-100 hours of usage…

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Bookmark This! December 22, 2005 posted by

Lick that lyric.

Lyricsfly. Lyric search engine. 160,000 song titles. Cool.  Lyricsfly.com was created to simplify the process of finding lyrics to your favorite song titles. Tired of popup ads and flashy advertisements from other lyrics-serving websites, we wanted to make a simple and useful website without all the garbage around it.

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Gadgets December 21, 2005 posted by

Portable power 3D Audio magic.

The DiMagic Sound Kit. This could be the first sighting in the wild of a third party product using the new Sonaptic 3D Audio technology, which promises 5.1 surround sound from incredibly small speakers. It’s even cool enough to attach to your Playstation to get super gamer sound. Price ain’t so tiny though, at $220.00 plus.

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Gadgets December 21, 2005 posted by

Thumbdrive FM Stereo Transmitter.

The Thumbdrive Car FM Stereo Transmitter. Plug in a standard USB flash memory drive. Then power up the unit via your car’s cigarette lighter socket. Play MP3 music ‘till you get arrested. $36.95.  Unlike other FM transmitters, it plugs straight into the car’s cigarette lighter/DC power outlet so no device power is used. The USB port even doubles as a charger for any USB device such as the iPod. Ipod and itrip (the leading ipod FM transmitter) users will agree…

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Gadgets December 21, 2005 posted by

Basic Freeze Alarm.

The Basic Freeze Alarm will phone you if the temperature drops to dangerously low levels at its location. Shame it doesn’t also warn about frosty looks from your partner, but you can’t have it all, can ya? $99.99.  This sensor will not interfere with your existing telephone service, although it is not compatible with PBX or other multi-line business phone systems. In the event of a temperature dip, the Basic Freeze Alarm will call out to any number you program,…

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Free Software December 21, 2005 posted by

Open Expert.

OpenExpert. Manage your Windows file associations with this dinky program. Free for personal use.  OpenExpert enables you to specify any number of suitable applications for each file type. In this way, when you open a file, instead of being restricted to using a single pre-determined application, you can easily choose among a list of suitable applications. Easily open your graphic files in your favorite paint programs or view your HTML files in either Netscape or Internet Explorer, just with a…

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Bizarre December 21, 2005 posted by

TatAD.

  TatAD. Get paid to show off advertising tattoos via this online tattoo ad service. So…ah…what’s next, a Piercings Portal?  In order for you to make the most amount of money as a TatAD promoter, we suggest that you tattoo the logo in an area on your body, where it’s going to get noticed the most, a place where people are going to see it and ask you about it. Then, get ready to Cash in BIG TIME and make…

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Gadgets December 20, 2005 posted by

Watchminder 2.

The Watchminder 2. A thirty alarm – count ‘em – device which is designed to help people re-program behaviour. Kind of a wrist worn Pavlov’s Dog machine. What’s more the alarms are silent, vibrating types, so there’s no disturbing your neighbours or work colleagues. Which is a good thing, right? $79.95.  Today, the WatchMinder is being used by children and adults with Attention Deficit Disorder, as well as persons with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, urinary incontinence, and asthma. Senior…

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Gadgets December 20, 2005 posted by

Sleeping rhythm, crouching pillow.

The Sleeping Rhythm Pillow. Take plump soft item. Stuff blinking LED inside. Set it up so that light blinks softer and slower over time. Sell as sleeping aid. Profit. $180.00 is a lot of zzzz’s grandma!  Gradually, it becomes slowly, softly it leads to the feeling where the rhythm of blinking of light is calm, it is the pillow which is invited to feeling good sleep.

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Gadgets December 20, 2005 posted by

PhotoCuffs.

PhotoCuffs. Don’t know what to do with all those camphone photos you’ve got stored? Why not print them out and slot them into one of these bracelet style puppies? C’mon, a bit of heart wearing on sleeve might do you good. From $17.00. [Thanks Spencer]  The pictures will not fall out. The pictures are “sandwiched” between the two layers of the bracelet. The vinyl has a soft cloth backing that creates friction between the two layers of the bracelet to…

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Recommended December 20, 2005 posted by

Smencils.

Smencils. Scented pencils made of rolled up newspaper. You don’t get much lower tech than that, do you?   How We Make Smencils: * We roll sheets of newspaper tightly around the #2 graphite writing cores until pencils of typical thickness are formed. * Then they’re hardened – allowing them to be sharpened just like wood pencils. * Next, we soak them with our gourmet liquid scents (made by an award winning fragrance company).

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diy December 20, 2005 posted by

Stepmania.

Stepmania. Funky free Open Source version of the smash hit console and arcade dance pad game Dance Dance Revolution. We also love love the massive amount of home grown user-crafted add-ons and dance mats floating around. Fab stuff.  StepMania is a rhythm game for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It features 3D graphics, keyboard and “dance pad” support, and an editor for creating your own steps. Arrows scroll up from the bottom of the screen and you must hit a button in time…

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Bizarre December 20, 2005 posted by

Gold?

Hmm…we get some weird stuff coming through the mail here at Ferret Towers, but this spam (?) takes a bit of beating. And with a pic too. Quote: Gold available now.Gold dust for immediate sales at $6200/kg. Minimum trial order is 50kg.Call now 00233xxxxxxxxx or write to [email protected] Exports Dept. Huh? Try Googling too.

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Gadgets December 19, 2005 posted by

Sound Spa Premier.

The SS 5000 Sound Spa Premier. Proof, if any were needed, that there’s always one more function you can fit into a device if you really really have a need. Just don’t be surprised if people tear up the user manual. Atomic projection clock, nature’s sound projector, radio alarm, indoor/outdoor temperature gauge. $39.99.

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Gadgets December 19, 2005 posted by

Video Rocker.

The Video Rocker. The video game seat that rocks. Apparently. We’re not so sure. $89.99.  This oversized , microfiber suede, video rocker has an adjustable pillow as well as magazine and remote control pockets. No need to get up when playing video games. Video rocker has a folding mechansim that allows for storability and portability…Solid Wood Frame rocks.

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