Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fun & Games October 21, 2011 posted by

Star Trek Bathrobes are perfect for lounging about the Enterprise

If you’re a dedicated Star Trek fan, then you’ve no doubt spent plenty of time pretending to be your favorite character. Maybe you’re Kirk, who is in command of the Enterprise, and gets all the ladies. Or the logical Spock. Or perhaps Uhura was your Star Trek role model. Well either way, now you can feel like your favorite character when you’re lounging around the house. These Star Trek Bathrobes are going to ensure that you are at your absolute…

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Star Trek Bathrobes are perfect for lounging about the Enterprise
heh heh! October 21, 2011 posted by

Lebowski Ipsum provides filler text from The Dude

I’m sure that at least once in your life you’ve ran across the words “lorem ipsum.” Generally, they are accompanied by a a great deal of other text that you probably won’t understand. In fact, the entire point of the text is for you to not understand it. This is because it is generally used by designers to fill areas with stand-in text. Well what if you’re a designer who wants to change things up by adding a little flavor…

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Lebowski Ipsum provides filler text from The Dude
Gadgets October 21, 2011 posted by

BuggyGuard B-Hook keeps your purse securely attached to your stroller

If you have a young child, there’s a good chance that you spend time pushing them along in a stroller. If you’re the mother, this probably means that you’ve got to do something with your purse while you’re pushing the the stroller. If you simply set it in or on the stroller, this makes it an easy target for someone to snatch it while you’re busy attending to your child. So what do you do? Well, you could pick up…

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BuggyGuard B-Hook keeps your purse securely attached to your stroller
Gadgets October 20, 2011 posted by

Mobisante’s Ultrasound Device works with a smartphone

When you are expecting, and start to get further along, you can bet that you are going to want an ultrasound just about everyday. Babies grow so much that it’s hard to keep up with how they’re changing. If you have a serious amount of cash, and want the ability to see your mini me on a regular basis before their nine month period is up, then you can look at the Mobisante Ultrasound Device. Now, in the title, I’m…

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Mobisante’s Ultrasound Device works with a smartphone
Gadgets October 20, 2011 posted by

PIRANHA Pocket Tool is both slim and useful

There are three things that I generally carry at all times when I’m out of the house: my wallet, cell phone, and my keys. However, if you find yourself in need of simple tools once in a while, you might consider carrying a multitool of some sort. This new PIRANHA Pocket Tool looks like one that not only serves a variety of purposes, but doesn’t take up too much space in your pocket. This stainless steel device features 10 basic…

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PIRANHA Pocket Tool is both slim and useful
Fun & Games October 20, 2011 posted by

Star Trek Enterprise Light-Up Feeding System

That adorable little one that you are proud to call your own sometimes bugs the stuffing out of you. You try to change their diaper, and they decide that’s when they need to go to the bathroom, sleeping a full eight hours seems to never happen, and best of all, when it comes to feeding time, you can be pretty sure that you’re going to have a fun time keeping their huge attention span in check. If only there were…

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Star Trek Enterprise Light-Up Feeding System
Cool Web Apps & Sites October 20, 2011 posted by

Find crowdsourced reviews at Review Centre

If you’re going to spend some money on something, you generally want to make sure that it lives up to your expectations. Sure, you probably aren’t going to be too worried about that $10 flash drive you picked up on a whim. But what if you’re spending a few hundred bucks on a new TV, or a few thousand on a car? The obvious answer is to get online and seek out reviews on the item you’re considering. There are…

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Find crowdsourced reviews at Review Centre
Gadgets October 20, 2011 posted by

Heated Egg Massager

At the end of a long day, all you want to do is unwind. It can actually be a little difficult at times, whether it being that the tub is too small, you broke your backscratching stick, or that you can’t get a massage from your beloved spouse. Now is as good a time as any to test out a new stress-reducing device; the Heated Egg Massager is a perfect new way to help you relax. This very small and…

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Heated Egg Massager
heh heh! October 20, 2011 posted by

iPhone knockoff doesn’t have Siri, but will pull in analog TV

Whether or not you’re a fan, it’s hard to deny that Apple’s iPhone is one of the most successful devices on the market. The list of useful features goes on and on, but there are certain things that even it can’t do. For instance, you can’t listen to FM radio or watch analog TV stations. Thankfully there’s a mobile phone that looks just like an iPhone, but comes packed with an antenna capable of receiving radio and TV transmissions. That’s…

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iPhone knockoff doesn’t have Siri, but will pull in analog TV
cool tech October 19, 2011 posted by

iModela 3D Milling Machine

Some of us have a very particular taste in toys. Perhaps it’s just because we have indeed “grown up” as they say, but our choice in action figures has certainly become more refined. A very select few of us have dreams of making our own toys, and making them to our own specifications, but that is an impossible dream for a regular Joe…or was, I should say. The iModela 3D Milling Machine is a 3D printer that can make any…

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iModela 3D Milling Machine
Gadgets October 19, 2011 posted by

Yapper Zapper jams cell phone signals in a 4 meter radius

How many times have you been sitting in a theater enjoying a movie, only to have someone’s cell phone ring? What’s even worse is if they decide to answer the call, thus further disrupting your moviegoing experience. Wouldn’t it be great if you could ensure that no one’s cell phone could possibly go off? Well you can, with the Yapper Zapper. This small device fits in your pocket and creates an 8 meter “quiet zone” where cell phone signals won’t…

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Yapper Zapper jams cell phone signals in a 4 meter radius
Gadgets October 19, 2011 posted by

Scosche clipSYNC keeps a charging cable on your keychain

When your cellphone runs out of juice, it can put you into a state of panic. After all, what will you do without the comforts of phone calls, text messages, emails, and internet browsing at your fingertips? The best way to combat issue is to make sure you’re keeping your phone charged when it starts getting low. If you don’t feel like keeping a charging cable in your pocket all the time, you might consider this clipSYNC, which is a…

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Scosche clipSYNC keeps a charging cable on your keychain
Free Software October 19, 2011 posted by

Iris is a Siri clone with a sense of humor

With Siri making headlines, it’s no wonder that Android users are feeling a little left out. Last week we showed you one alternative to Apple’s new voice-activated assistant, and today we’re going to show you another. This time we’re looking at Iris, which is indeed, Siri spelled backward. This particular piece of software is still in alpha, which means it has a long way to go. However, it already seems to not only find most information you’re looking for, but…

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Iris is a Siri clone with a sense of humor
Gadgets October 19, 2011 posted by

Brando’s Giant USB Mouse is big enough for two hands

I often hear that the majority of computer mice on the market are just too small for the average hand. That’s why weird, Chinese gadget-maker Brando decided to take on this astonishingly important issue. They chose to to instead make the polar opposite. This Giant USB Mouse is quite the handful, but is definitely going to fit be big enough for your phalanges to reach over. In fact it is way too big for anyone to actually use, unless you…

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Brando’s Giant USB Mouse is big enough for two hands
Fun & Games October 19, 2011 posted by

Floating LED Jellyfish light up your pool

The days of warm weather are quickly coming to a close, but some of us are still persistent about being in the pool. We all love buoyant water toys, as they keep us entertained in our floating about. And at this point, they will distract us from thinking about how cold the water is now, as opposed to a few weeks ago. If you want to have a new toy, either for your last few days in the pool, for…

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Floating LED Jellyfish light up your pool