Monthly Archives: May 2008

cool tech May 31, 2008 posted by

Enertia Electric Motorbike – urban commuter bike for the green scene

The Enertia Electric Motorbike may look a little strange but it’s a step in the right direction, no doubt. Top speed of around 50 mph, a 40 mph range and a 3 hour charge time make it an interesting alternative to electric bicycles and cars. The price of $11,995.00 however is a little too expensive to justify it as a weekend runabout, but you’ve got to start somewhere.  The Enertia uses six Lithium Phosphate battery modules built by Valence Technologies,…

Read More
cool tech May 30, 2008 posted by

Wrist GPS Tracker – world’s smallest GPS, GPRS tracker with SMS

This Wrist GPS Tracker looks pretty cool. In a lump of bright purple plastic on your arm sort of way. The green LCD displays the location info and satellite data and you can set it up to transfer the GPS location to your mobile phone via SMS message. It’s even got a runner/cycling mode to track your calorie expenditure, which is neat.  The wrist GPS Tracker is a GPS/GPRS bracelet tracker, Support both GPRS and SMS communcation, the smallest size in…

Read More
Gadgets May 30, 2008 posted by

Retro Wooden Radio – not plastic, see?

Retro Wooden Radio. What can we say? It’s a wooden radio with a lovely big bright shiny dial on the top and some buttons. You need more? $28.00.  Retro Wooden Radio is lightweight and slim which users can bring it everywhere freely. It is best for picnic, camping or even a decor at home. Tags: retro+wooden+radio, gadget

Read More
but is it art? May 30, 2008 posted by

Rockabye Baby – rock songs as lullabies

Rockabye Baby. Take those rock and roll classics, throw in a dash of digital processing and out pops a range of CDs full of lullabies. Er…Metallica, Radiohead or The Cure for your 18 month old? Riiiight!! Only in L.A., dude. $16.98.  Rockabye Baby! transforms timeless rock songs into beautiful instrumental lullabies, sending your little one to a slumberland of sweet dreams. Delicate instruments such as the glockenspiel, vibraphone, mellotron, harp and bells create a soothing atmosphere of sound. These charming…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 30, 2008 posted by

Teach2000 – the freeware memory improver

Teach2000. This freeware memory trainer uses flash cards, tests and multiple choice questions to help you improve your memory. Comes with multi language and networking support too, which is pretty cool.  A private teacher to help you memorize a foreign language, topography or even the history of Italy by date. Improve your school results with this free trainer. Tags: freeware, teach2000, memory+improver

Read More
Gadgets May 29, 2008 posted by

Magellan Travel Scale – take it with you, and then lose it

Magellan Travel Scale. Small enough to fit into your carry-on, useful enough to keep your belly flat. Complete with backlit digital display, lithium batteries and the grateful thanks of your travel neighbour in the adjacent seat. $39.85.  Take your “conscience” along on your next trip. With so many rich meals on the road, travel can play havoc with your waistline. But now it’s easy to watch your weight wherever you go. Our compact Travel Scale is small enough to fit…

Read More
cool tech May 29, 2008 posted by

Azentek Rugged In-Vehicle Computer – tough as old boot, and twice as fast

The Azentek Rugged In-Vehicle Computer runs on Windows XP, can be removed from its vehicle mount easily for portability and product shots, and comes complete with a raft of ports and features including a CF card slot, USB, PCMCIA, Bluetooth, WiFi and 1GB of RAM. Don’t think cheap though, think $2,999.00. And then go take a quiet lie down for a bit.  This Azentek In-Vehicle Computer is a mobile PC that has been fully ruggedized for use in any car,…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 29, 2008 posted by

HotKeyMan – freeware hotkey program simplifies your Windows life

HotKeyMan is a small freeware Windows utility that you can use to set up hotkeys for various Windows tasks. The idea is to save yourself valuable time by setting up quick keys to open and close applications, send text to your open apps and that kind of thing. Worth a look-see if you’re a time junkee.  Ever wanted to setup personal shortcuts for often used tasks to be globally available in all open programs? With this small freeware program you…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 29, 2008 posted by

Kakophone – the music composition machine for your phone

The Kakophone Music Composition Machine. Create and download individually created ringtones for free from this online service. It’s guaranteed to deliver a unique tune every time and while the results may take a bit of getting used to, at least you can’t get sued for listening to them.   Select a serial number and a magic code and the kakophone will create a ringtone in your chosen style. Try different magic codes to produce results ranging from slow to fast,…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 28, 2008 posted by

Dough-Nu-Matic – mini donuts made by very tiny elves for rather large people

The Dough-Nu-Matic is an automatic mini-donut maker which runs on bioethanol which in turn is fed to tiny little elves who make, bake and shake the small bundles of sweet joy inside the machine at the rate of 1 to 2 a minute. Sounds perfect for building up that hearty cholesterol level. Yum! $129.99.  The operation is simple: Mix up the batter using one of the included recipes, fill the oil tray, heat ‘er up, and watch it go. Every…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 28, 2008 posted by

Souped Up John – pimped out toilet offers weak geek chic

The Souped Up John has got to be the ultimate in silly season hardware extravagance. We are looking at a standard vitreous China system with a television, TiVo, DVD, XBox, laptop, fridge…OK shall we stop now? It’s a marketing man’s dream come true, of course, so I’m not expecting to see it on any store shelves anytime soon. Tags: souped+up+john, gadgets, toilet

Read More
Bookmark This! May 28, 2008 posted by

Dipiti – vertical message board search with some smarter sauce?

Dipiti. On the face of it this beta level search engine is just another forum search tool, like Omgili or Twing, but unlike these two this new service makes no attempt to be all things to all men. That’s because Dipiti is catering specifically for some tightly defined vertical search sectors like Health, Legal, Money and rather strangely Pet Care. The result is that the search results should be significantly better than the generic results from Google and the others. The company…

Read More
Bookmark This! May 28, 2008 posted by

ReplacementDocs – lost your game manual? Help is at hand…

ReplacementDocs. This is the place to go if you’ve lost your game manual, bought a 2nd hand game without one or just need to refresh your nostalgia. Over 1000 manuals lovingly recreated and scanned for instant download by the needy. Bookmark it gamer people!  Have you ever rented a game that came with no instructions? – Have you ever bought a used game and found out later that the package you received didn’t come with an essential map or answers…

Read More
Gadgets May 27, 2008 posted by

DirecTV Sat-Go – world’s first portable satellite TV system

Well judging by the happy smiles on these campers, this new DirecTV Sat-Go portable satellite television system is jolly awesome. We’re talking integral antenna, receiver and television screen all crammed into one itsy, bitsy box. All you need is a tailgate and a small pile of $999.00 worth of green stuff. Oh and a subscription to the DirecTV service. Small change.  DIRECTV SAT-GO (“Satellite-To-Go”) combines a receiver, antenna and TV all in one easy-to-carry unit. For just $999*, take all your…

Read More
Gadgets May 27, 2008 posted by

3rd Generation i-Dog – now taps its paws to the music thank goodness

3rd Generation i-Dog. Third generation? Third? What happened to version 2 then? Anyhoo, this time the natty like robot pup gets to move its ears, wag tail, tap paws in time to the music and apparently synch very nicely with your shiny new 3G iPhone when it arrives. It’s a marriage made in heaven see? $38.90.  The 3rd Generation i-Dog, I-DOG Stereo Amp’d comes with 2 x High Quality Stereo Speakers, which Deliver Powerful Stereo Music & Sounds. The New…

Read More
Click Here to Win a Cool Yezz A4 Android Smartphone