Monthly Archives: December 2011

Free Software December 31, 2011 posted by

Free Games Corner – Where Is 2012?

This week in Free Games Corner we end 2011 by asking “Where is 2012?“. Well you really don’t have to wait too long to get the answer to that question in real life, in fact in a few time zones theansweris very, very, obvious at this point, but none-the-less that shouldn’t stop you delving into the watercolorwintryworld of this seasonal game-let fromPastel Games. In the game you play the role of a very gnome-esque Santa, searching for that young whipper-snapper…

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Free Games Corner – Where Is 2012?
Gadgets December 30, 2011 posted by

Add electric power to your bike with Ridekick

There are a lot of good reasons to travel via bike. If you live in a large city, it may be a much faster way to beat the traffic, plus it’s a heck of a lot cheaper than buying gas every week. The fact that it’s a good workout is appealing to many people, but for those that just want to get from point A to point B quickly, you might find the Ridekick to be of interest.

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Add electric power to your bike with Ridekick
hmm..interesting December 30, 2011 posted by

Sofshell iPad Case can sit on a car going 60 mph without falling off

Have you ever been in a rush, and set a drink on top of your car, only to forget about it and drive off? Not only does it make a huge mess, but you’re left without a delicious drink. Thankfully, it’s usually a mistake that only costs you a few bucks. But what if you set your iPad on your car and drove off? Now there’s a mistake that you’ll regret for a long time. Well with the right case,…

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Sofshell iPad Case can sit on a car going 60 mph without falling off
Free Software December 30, 2011 posted by

KumoSync keeps your local documents backed up to Google Docs

If you’ve ever poured hours into working on a proposal, you know how important it is to have the document with you when you show up at the meeting. If you’ve somehow forgotten it, then you’re going to look pretty bad in the eyes of the client you were trying to impress. That’s why services like Google Docs are great. Write up your important documents there, and you can access them from anywhere. You can even upload files to achieve…

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KumoSync keeps your local documents backed up to Google Docs
but is it art? December 30, 2011 posted by

StarScreen Social Backdrops make your life seem more interesting

Do you live a boring and uneventful life? Do you want to give people the impression that you travel the world and see amazing sights? Don’t worry, because now you can do that very thing from the comfort of the very desk that you never leave. How? With the magic of StarScreen Social Backdrops. These backdrops depict one of ten different backgrounds that range from the exotic to the mundane, and all of which are better than where you’re probably…

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StarScreen Social Backdrops make your life seem more interesting
Gadgets December 30, 2011 posted by

FLEXiT can be shaped to shed light exactly where you need it

Sometimes when you’re working in a cramped space, you need light in a very specific spot. You don’t always have room for a hanging light, or an extra hand to hold a flashlight. What you need is something that can adapt to whatever situation you’re in, to provide light exactly where you want it. That’s exactly what the FLEXiT light was made to do.

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FLEXiT can be shaped to shed light exactly where you need it
hmm..interesting December 29, 2011 posted by

Patagonia Travel Belt hides your cash from prying hands

When traveling, it can be good to hide your money somewhere on your person, that won’t be easily found. Sitting in your wallet in a pocket can lead to it getting picked out, or if you happen to get mugged, or simply drop it, you’re out of luck. However, with the Patagonia Travel Belt, you can be assured that your cash is always safe and sound.

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Patagonia Travel Belt hides your cash from prying hands
but is it art? December 29, 2011 posted by

Thermosensitive Pillows liven up your bed or couch

If you are a geek that likes the finer things in life, chances are you’re willing to pay $150 for pillows. Of course, they’re not going to be just any old pillows. It just wouldn’t be right. Therefore, only the geekiest things shall do, and the Thermosensitive Pillows are one such item. While they may appear to be regular pillows, one touch and you will understand their function.

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Thermosensitive Pillows liven up your bed or couch
Cool Web Apps & Sites December 29, 2011 posted by

Meet & Seat lets you pick who you sit by on your next flight

If you want to travel long distances, there’s a good chance that you’ll consider flying. After all, in an airplane, you can travel to the other side of the country in a matter of hours, rather than days. Of course, if you’re driving, you don’t have to worry about an annoying passenger sitting next to you. Wouldn’t it be great if you could not only pick where you sit, but who you sit by? Soon you will.

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Meet & Seat lets you pick who you sit by on your next flight
but is it art? December 29, 2011 posted by

Spinner 360 takes panoramic shots on 35mm film

Digital cameras, and their inclusion in most current cellphones makes taking photos easier than it ever has been. With a camera always around, and the worry of running out of film eliminated, you can make sure that no important moment goes undocumented. However, there’s still something to be said about the film cameras of the past. They can produce images with a unique look not found in a digital print.

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Spinner 360 takes panoramic shots on 35mm film
but is it art? December 29, 2011 posted by

Galactic Princess Headphone Covers transform you into Princess Leia

If you’ve ever seen the movie SpaceBalls, you probably had a good laugh when Princess Vespa took off her hair buns, revealing that they were simply a pair of headphones. How amusing would it be to transform yourself into Princess Leia every time you put on your own headphones? Well now you can. Thanks to Etsy user JacquieLongLegs, you can order a pair of headphone covers with a 6-inch bun of synthetic hair. these can be attached temporarily or permanently…

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Galactic Princess Headphone Covers transform you into Princess Leia
Fun & Games December 28, 2011 posted by

Lightning Reaction is a shocking way to start your party

Sometimes you want to start a party of with a bang, and there are only so many ways to get party attendees excited about standing around and talking. Which is why playing games of speed is a great conversation starter. It’s name is Lightning Reaction, and it is both a game of suspense, and the element of surprise.

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Lightning Reaction is a shocking way to start your party
hmm..interesting December 28, 2011 posted by

Fiks: Reflective Rim-Strips light up your bike wheels

For many of us, getting around is a bit of a chore. Although we love riding our bikes, it can be a bit scary if you must be out at night. Most bicycles have a reflective attachment in the back, and a light in the front, but if you’re going through an intersection at night, someone can smack into the side of you without knowing you’re there. Sure, you could get some additional lights and mount them on the sides,…

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Fiks: Reflective Rim-Strips light up your bike wheels
hmm..interesting December 28, 2011 posted by

Tether Stemware Saver

Let’s say you have a party. At this party, you decide to use some fancy glasses that have very delicate stems. Washing all of these by hand is going to seem very tiresome at the end of the evening, but putting such fragile dishes in the washing machine can be dangerous as they might get tossed around. There is really nothing worse than broken glass in an appliance, which is why the Tether Stemware Saver is such a brilliant idea….

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Tether Stemware Saver
Free Software December 28, 2011 posted by

Keep an eye on your child’s Facebook account with Minor Monitor

With the rise of social networking, you’ll be hard pressed to find any teenager that doesn’t have a Facebook account. And even though the minimum age to sign up is 13, many younger kids still have one. If you’re a parent who worries about what your child sees and does on the site, perhaps even to the point of not letting them have an account, you might be interested in Minor Monitor.

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Keep an eye on your child’s Facebook account with Minor Monitor