Monthly Archives: September 2009

Awesome September 30, 2009 posted by

Livestream Livepack – awesome portable wireless HD video streaming system could change the world

Remember those old satellite broadcast trucks that you used to see outside live television broadcast events? Well think of them as historical artifacts from now on, because this new Livestream Livepack wireless video streaming system replaces that whole dinosaur $250K rig with a backpack. Yep, that’s it. Just hook your Firewire DV camera up to the backpack, which contains 6 load balanced 3G/EVDO SIM card modems, press the record button and you’re live to the world from anywhere there’s a…

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Awesome September 30, 2009 posted by

OMGG – The Batmobile lives!

Whoa, so some dude’s built a full sized Batmobile replica [original] and is driving it around Stockholm in Sweden? Cost: over $1 million. Time: 3.5 years, 20,000 hours of painstaking work to convert a ‘73 Lincoln Continental. Contents: DVD, voice recognition, height adjustment, reversing cameras…. Pleasure: Incalculable, as people gather around to oggle outside IKEA. Holy cool stuff. Video. [Thanks Wille] Tags: batmobile, batman

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Free Software September 30, 2009 posted by

Pongster – Pong fun for the extreme enthusiast

Remember Pong? That fun exhilarating computer game played on black screens with green paddles and a white bouncing ball? Yeah that game. Well it’s back, but now with added muscle – Pongster complete with four player mode. Think you’re cool enough to handle the tension? Got enough friends? Good, well have at it. Oh and there’s a special standalone version for your USB stick. Beep….beep…..beep….boop.  Highly customizable global and individual player and game settings. Play 2v2 human versus human or 2v2 human versus…

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Gadgets September 30, 2009 posted by

Think the Earth WN-2 – the global watch

The WN-2 is a watch modeled on the view of the Northern Hemisphere from orbit. Looking straight down on the watch you’ll see the Northern Hemisphere, its major cities and the Pole all rotating under glass. It’ll take a little work to read the time but you can mark your position on the globe using the position indicator. Made by Japanese non-profit organisation Think The Earth, it’s a reminder of where we are and how we can stuff this whole…

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Gadgets September 30, 2009 posted by

Victorinox RescueTool – handier than hip pockets

The Victorinox RescueTool has been around for a couple of years now but we missed it somehow. Designed in collaboration with emergency personnel it’s basically a Victorinox Swiss Army Knife geared towards rescue, first aid and getting people out of damaged cars. On the outside it’s got a luminescent yellow shell, bright nylon case and a lanyard. On the inside there are tools like a blade you can open one-handed, a seatbelt cutter, glass breaker and a disc saw. Sounds…

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Gadgets September 30, 2009 posted by

Deluxe Clothes Shaver – gets rid of those bumps on your clothes

I never knew anything like the Deluxe Clothes Shaver even existed. Designed to remove the “pilling” and lint build-up that happens as you wash your clothes, this shaver trims them off and vacuums them into a little box. It works on mains power or using 4 C batteries and has a 2.5″ shaving surface to make short work of curtains and carpets. US$15.99 from Amazon. Smartek Deluxe clothes shaver safely and efficiently removes pills lint and fuzz from clothing upholstery…

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Gadgets September 30, 2009 posted by

Hasselblad H4D-60 – 60 megapixels ought to do

The Hasselblad H4D-60 is the latest incarnation of the iconic Hasselblad medium-format camera, this time with 60 Megapixels and a stratospheric price tag. It’s not all about the resolution though, the big H have also upgraded the software and improved the autofocus but it’s still a studio camera, a US$43,000 studio camera. Or if you’re on a budget, there’s the H4D-50 with 10 megapixels less for only US$29,000. Choices are nice, and you’ve got until January 2010 to save for…

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Gadgets September 30, 2009 posted by

Panoramic Holiday Projector – make yours a house of mirth

The Panoramic Holiday Projector turns your house in a holiday fun movie screen. Choose from 10 different designs including hearts, shamrocks, Jack o’ Lanterns or snowflakes and light up your house from 10 metres away. The projector is safe for outdoor use and is US$79.95 from Brookstone. Celebrate Halloween, Christmas, parties and other special occasions all year ’round with bright and clear moving images all over your home. Have the best outdoor home light display in your neighborhood. With the…

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Gadgets September 29, 2009 posted by

BlueWatchDog – Bluetooth powered personal anti-theft device will ring your chimes

The BlueWatchDog Personal Anti-Theft Alarm is another of those virtual perimeter devices which sounds an alarm if your chosen item is moved too far away from your body. What makes this Swiss product different, however, is the fact that it alerts you via your mobile phone. Someone swipes your laptop, the alarm triggers outside the chosen radius and your phone will start jangling at you. Simultaneously the alarm unit itself will emit a piercing sound, which will make the thief panic and…

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Eco Friendly September 29, 2009 posted by

Solar Powered Battery Charger Box – aka the slowest charger in the world

This Solar Powered Battery Charger Box will power up your AAA or AA cells in three to five days depending on available sunlight. Now we’re not saying that speed is everything, OK, we’re just thinking that maybe you’ll need to start planning your flashlight requirements if you’re gonna invest in one of these puppies. Let’s see, we’ll need to go down to the basement sometime next week, clear skies permitting… $39.00.   Solar 2A/3A Battery Charger Box # Charge up 3…

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Bookmark This! September 29, 2009 posted by

uTodo – free to-do software makes your day more productive and grabs your life back

uTodo is a free To-Do program that promises to make all your dreams come true or your money back. Ah..hold it, hold it, that’s maybe not exactly correct, we may have over-stated it a tad. OK, so it’s super fast, helps you cope with those Get Things Done type task lists and can be installed to a USB stick for portability and stuff. That’s close to dreams coming true, right?  A tool especially designed for simplicity and easy of use If you…

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Gadgets September 29, 2009 posted by

USB Illuminated Speaker with 3 Port Hub

The USB Illuminated Speaker with 3 Port Hub is a USB speaker with glowing blue undertones. The hub can power three devices simultaneously and it has a 3.5mm auxiliary input so you can plug in your MP3 player using its headphone socket. There’s even a volume control built into the lid. US$14 from Brando. USB Illuminated Speaker with 3-Port Hub allows you to connect 3 different USB devices at the same time and combined with a speaker. It allows to…

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Bookmark This! September 29, 2009 posted by

Documentary24 – free documentaries online

Documentary24 is a website dedicated to free documentaries. There’s not a huge range on there yet but it is growing, including some more modern ones like Sicko and Super Size Me. All the videos play out of Google Videos and it’s well worth a look. The goal of Documentary24.com is to collect the best documentary films available on the internet and to present them to your for free. All documentaries can be watched inside the browser without the need of…

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Gadgets September 29, 2009 posted by

MicroFridge – Fridge and Microwave in one, almost

MicroFridge make a range of microwave and fridge all-in-one appliances that run on a single power cord. Designed for colleges, the military and small flats and apartments the MicroFridge also has a pair of power outlets on top of the fridge for charging phones and doodads. There’s a wide range of appliances including 1 and 2 door fridges, they’re made of stainless steel, are commercial quality and most are Energy Star certified. US only would be my guess though. Sounds…

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Gadgets September 29, 2009 posted by

Reporter Wireless Driveway Alert System – No more sneaking up the driveway

The Reporter Wireless Driveway Alert System lets you know when someone is coming up your driveway. Useful if you’ve got a long drive, can’t always hear the door bell, or if you’re the wary, edgy type. It comes with one wireless sensor and one receiver but you can add up to 3 extra sensors if you really want to be sure when someone’s coming. The passive infrared sensor is apparently smart enough to ignore small animals but will detect people…

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