Monthly Archives: November 2007

Gadgets November 30, 2007 posted by

Credit Card Size Digital Video Player – small, cool and with wow-ee glow buttons

Credit Card Size Digital Video Player. They’re small, expandable via MicroSD cards, rechargeable via USB, have a built-in FM radio and feature heat sensitive glowing buttons. What more could you possibly want, people of earth? $99.99.  These mini video players are small on size but are big on features with full-size bright high-res screens and 8 hour battery life. They’re perfect for playing your favorite movies and music. Choose from the Neon M3 with heat sensitive glowing buttons and a 2.4 inch…

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Fun & Games November 30, 2007 posted by

Animated Hitch Critter – give your brake lights some character and class

Animated Hitch Critter. Er…there’s obviously some reason why you’d like to stick an animated plastic animal on your tow ball, but we’re struggling to find it. Show your style? Demonstrate civic pride? Prevent accidental grumpy disease? Whatever, it’s yours for an astonishing $24.99. Video.  NEW! Give your trailer hitch a sense of humor! Take one of these critters for a ride on your trailer hitch. Besides giving yourself a chuckle, these moving Hitch Critters plug in to oprovide a third…

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Gadgets November 30, 2007 posted by

Driinn Mobile Phone Holder – cool tool banishes phone charger cable chaos

The Driinn Mobile Phone Holder takes the clutter of cables away from the floor and stores it neatly up against the wall. Your floor will thank you, your pet will not and your phone will not care less. It’s super simple, fabulously practical and costs just €5.00. Great pressie fodder.  How does it work? Driinn hangs between your battery charger and the wall socket. It provides a support for your mobile phone and convenient storage for your charging cord. Tags: driinn+phone+holder,…

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huh..? November 30, 2007 posted by

Yule Doos – decorate the halls with boughs of holly…and stuff

Yule Doos. Hmm, call us old fashioned – hey not so loud, OK? – but does it not seem a little strange to stick dog poo on a tree as a Christmas decoration? No? Ah, fair enough. So grab ‘em while they’re…ahem…hot. $5.95.  The only ornament of it’s kind! A glittering doo hung from a satin ribbon. It looks like a piece of dog doo complete with frosted snow! It makes a great gift for your dog loving friends! Take ‘em to…

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cool tech November 30, 2007 posted by

MagneFlashCT Flash Table – high tech product photography lighting rig

MagneFlashCT Flash Table. Innovative new flash table system which combines clever Xenon flash units with a special rig to give picture perfect product photos each time. Sure it’s more expensive than a sheet of A3 paper and a camera phone, but hey, a good image might just mean the difference between a fast eBay sale and a Reserve Not Met. Priced from £125.00.  All kits pack up into compact and lightweight stacks Each panel has its own cell/s Hundreds of…

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hmm..interesting November 30, 2007 posted by

Get Me Out of Here – the super slick excuse machine

Get Me Out of Here. Super neat telephone callback service delivers excuses, audio greetings and celebrity prank calls. So you’re stuck in a looong boring meeting with your sister’s accountant’s partner and the game is on in 40 minutes and the guy is still talking about his vacation in Duluth and…hey a call’s come in and you’ve got to go. Bing! With one stride you’re free. Geddit? You can set calls up to any number, any country, choose from an impressively…

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Cool Web Apps & Sites November 30, 2007 posted by

Electric Pig – new tech review portal snorts into life

Electric Pig is a brand spanking – Caution Wet Paint – new consumer tech review portal. Think of it as a search engine for gadget info and reviews. The site contains user reviews, hand picked expert reviews (rather than just trawling the web) and a pretty neat Auto Compare button which gives you a super fast comparison between similar products. There’s lots of Web 2.0 candy, the team comes from the very famous T3 magazine and the search function is impressively fast.  What’s ElectricPig? It’s the…

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Gadgets November 29, 2007 posted by

Mini MOB Mobile Phone – tiny handset brick packs retro street style

Mini MOB Mobile Phone. Remember when phones were phones and bricks were bricks? When you had to reinforce your pocket with steel just to carry around the latest cell phone wonder? Well you can relive those halcyon days without all the back ache, with this mini retro model ‘brick’ handset. Fully functional but only 11cm in size, it’s got 30 days standby, 3 days talk, miniSD slot and an MP3 player. £160.00.  The block phone is back, but with a…

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heh heh! November 29, 2007 posted by

Shag Combo – pimp your ride and die

This Shag Combo will do wonders for the new Mercedes you’ve got sitting in the driveway. C’mon, who’s going to notice you’ve tweaked it a bit? Get all Starsky & Hutch and state your case before you’re old, creaky and grey. $39.95 for the whole 5 piece kit. And may Liberace have mercy on your soul. Tags: shag+combo, novelty, car+accessory

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Fun & Games November 29, 2007 posted by

Designer Tattoo Plaster – macho that owee and make it better

Designer Tattoo Plasters. OK, so should we be encouraging our young folk to plaster their body with dodgy art? What next, body piercing toothbrushes? Arf! £3.98.  Cover your boo-boo with one of these rough and rugged Tattoo Bandages to trick people into thinking you’re tough. Each 3-3/4″” (9.5 cm) tall metal tin contains three sizes of latex-free vinyl adhesive bandages with sterile gauze and a FREE TOY to take your mind off of the excruciating pain.! Tags: designer+tattoo+plasters, novelty

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Gadgets November 29, 2007 posted by

USB Classical Fan – 70′s design, 00′s tech

The USB Classical Fan harks back to the days of Trilby hats, long skirts and washing machines the size of small aircraft hangers. Of course the USB kind of wrecks the illusion, but let’s not quibble eh, as long as it whirrs and cools? $24.99.  Our 70′s classic design fan is perfect for your desk! Durable soft fan blades help insure you aren’t going to lose a finger when you are goofing off while on conference calls. On On/Off switch…

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cool tech November 29, 2007 posted by

Plogger – open source web photo gallery

Plogger bills itself as the next generation photo gallery system. What does that mean? Well, it’s theme based, fully XML compatible, comes with RSS and auto thumbnail support and integrates nicely with any standard MySQL type web site. Cool.  Plogger is the next generation in open-source photo gallery systems. A web application not bloated with superfluous features or complicated configuration settings. Plogger is a simple yet powerful tool — everything you need to share your images with the world. Plogger is your…

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Bookmark This! November 29, 2007 posted by

Surprise ingredients in Fast Food – stuff you probably don’t want to know

Surprise Ingredients in Fast Food. Look, I know you don’t want to know. But better out than in, eh?  For coffee drinkers, it would seem fairly safe to just grab a quick cup of coffee at McDonald’s on the way to work. But many health conscious people would object to it also including this list of ingredients: sodium phosphate, sodium polyphosphate, Di-Acetyl Tartrate Ester of Monoglyceride, sodium stearoyl lactylate, tetra sodium pyrophosphate, sodium hexametaphosphate, sodium citrate, and carrageenan. Do health…

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cool tech November 28, 2007 posted by

Bicygnals – turn lights for bicycles go wireless high tech

Bicygnals. We’re talking the Rolls Royce of bicycle turn signals here, with wireless connectivity front to back, super bright LED lamps and a quick release slide off mechanism to avoid having your glory tech stolen while you’re supping that Cappuccino Lite. £39.95 keeps you safe, keeps you seen.  These ingenious bicycle lights feature wireless indicators that can be operated with a flick of the thumb – no frantic arm-waving required. Brilliant! Wireless technology enables both front and rear indicators to…

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hardware November 28, 2007 posted by

Ecosse ES1 Motorcycle – got money? Want bike? THE bike?

Ecosse ES1 Superbike. You’re a nice guy, you’ve had a good life, you’ve got a bit of spare cash lying around. You need transport. So don’t delay dear fellow, hurry your way down to your nearest Ecosse dealer (good luck with that) and plonk down $3.6 million as quickly as you can. You’ll receive in return the first ES1 F1 spec bike off the factory floor (serial #01) with 250 mph max, carbon fibre this, custom tailored that and state of the art the…

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