Monthly Archives: December 2005

Gadgets December 19, 2005 posted by

Twin tuner tumbler.

The Cinergy 2400i DT. The Terratec people tell us that this is the world’s first twin tuner PCI Express card for PC. To which we reply, whoopi-do. They stalk off sulking. We laugh. From €99.99.  Two DVB-T tuners on one card means ultimate TV viewing comfort on your PC: finally you can record one program while watching another on a different channel at the same time. Furthermore, you can watch a movie in full-screen mode while simultaneously having another program…

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Gadgets December 19, 2005 posted by

The Dispenser Pacifier.

The Numimed Dispenser Pacifier. Finnish healthcare gadget for busy parents who must.  A dummy (pacifier to you Hank) which delivers oral medicine. Neat idea, as is the pacifier with an integrated digital thermometer.  Numimed is an easy and accurate way to give oral medications. Numimed bypasses most taste buds and sense of smell so baby swallows easily. Less spit out, waste, and mess. Prefill for use later.

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reprise December 18, 2005 posted by

Ferret posts this week

Here’s a quick round-up of Ferrety posts from the past week for anyone who missed them. Enjoy. PlayLimit. – The PlayLimit. Has the little tyke… The Bible USB. – The Bible USB Key. Well… Goofile. – Goofile. Google based file search… Television’s End? – The End. Turn off the box, paste… The Powerflare. – The PowerFlare. The super tough,… JamLab. – The JamLab personal guitar system…. Covert cell phone chat. – Covert Cell Phone Chat. Stick the… ePost P2P email system….

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leisure links December 17, 2005 posted by

Link-o-Matic – The Starck LED Watch and more…

The Starck LED Watch – limited edition, mirror surface, sold out. The Adsense Calculator – how much will you earn dude?  PXN8 – online photo editor, clever, clever.  Box.net – file storage with a difference, RSS syndication!  The Wristband Shortening Device – stop wrestling with your watch strap.  The Butter Wizard – a temperature controlled butter dish for £34.95? Wow.  SeatGuru – the ultimate aircraft seating resource.

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Gadgets December 16, 2005 posted by

The CD2CD Duplicator.

The CD2CD One-Button Duplicator. Make a copy of an audio or data CD in just two minutes. No PC needed. Nice. $199.99.  Simply pop your original disc into one drive of the CD2CD, put a blank in the other… hit one button and two minutes later dinner is served! It’s so easy even your dog can make his own CD copies. But the features don’t stop there… You can make a Mix CD of audio tracks from different discs and…

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Gadgets December 16, 2005 posted by

The Sauber Petronas Alarm Clock.

The Sauber Petronas Alarm Clock. Otherwise known as ‘spot the clock’. Well I can’t see it, can you? And the product description helps not a jot. £19.95.  By pressing the start button the original ignition and tick over sequences are activated. Continual pressing of the accelerator triggers the acoustic experience of acceleration until the car has reached “top speed” or maximum revs per minute. The engine maintains this rpm status and the corresponding pitch until the accelerator is no longer…

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Gadgets December 16, 2005 posted by

Remote Controlled Fireplace.

The Remote Controlled Fireplace. Flame on! Or off. Or up. Or down. Range 20 feet. Not a lot more to say, really is there?  Oh, $249.99.  Installing a gas log set for your fireplace? Why not add a safety pilot system to control it? Made specifically for gas fireplaces with pilots that remain lit, the Safety Pilot Kit includes a remote control to manage the flame height adjustment; just choose low or high. Manual control is also possible. The gas…

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Gadgets December 16, 2005 posted by

The Text Phone.

The Minicom 8000 LVD Text Phone. Designed for the deaf or those with speech problems, these gizmos attach to a phone line and provide text based conversation instead of audio (although you can have acoustic if you want). £371.00.  

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software December 16, 2005 posted by

Move Me!

Move Me! Software utility lets you move your programs, data and files from one computer to another. Yep, tweaks the registry settings too to make sure it all works. $39.95.  Enter Move Me! It will whisk your old programs and data to the new computer quickly and easily, giving you the best of all worlds: the performance and excitement of a new computer along with the familiar feel and functionality of your old, loyal system. Move Me copies all of the programs…

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but is it art? December 16, 2005 posted by

Blackboard Tee Shirt.

The Blackboard Tee Shirt. Why get stuck with one trendy logo/slogan on your T, when you can change your mind on a daily basis. Write on, wipe off? $40.00.  Like the blackboard it can turn off drawing the picture with anything time. Please draw favorite the picture with feeling of that day. In pocket under the left choke entering.

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general December 15, 2005 posted by

Digi-Slave Macro Ring Light.

The new Digi-Slave L-Ring 3200 ring light for macro photography. $289.95 gets you a full set of 32 super bright LEDs, continuous or flash mode, variable select AA battery power. Macro-matically good fun all round.  Equipped with 32 oversized, super-bright white LEDs, it features a variable power dial to quickly and easily optimize the light output. A larger inner diameter makes the 3200 perfect no matter the lens size of your digital camera. It can be used as a continuous light…

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cool tech December 15, 2005 posted by

Bomb proof bubble wrap.

Blastwrap. Bomb proof bubble wrap, perfect for packing those particularly loving Xmas gifts, don’t you think? Available in a delightful shade of scary. [Via the most wonderful PopSci, heh!]  BlastWrap is a material (not a chemical compound) from which blast protection products are built to save lives and reduce explosion damage to people and valuable assets. All BlastWrap components are “COTS”. BlastWrap technology is unparalleled in dramatically mitigating the destructive effects of blasts of all kinds, including high explosives and…

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