Monthly Archives: February 2016

Bizarre February 10, 2016 posted by

Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on

    The world of technology has changed quickly over the past few decades. Services and devices that we once couldn’t live without are now embarrassing relics of the past, collecting dust in landfills or gone completely from the internet landscape. One of the things we’re losing is the sounds. The Museum of Endangered Sounds is cataloging the technology based tones and sounds that are disappearing from the world.

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Museum of Endangered Sounds – the technology is outdated but the sound lives on
Gadgets February 9, 2016 posted by

Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound

In 1987, the world was given one of its most iconic video game characters, Rockman better known as Mega Man. His franchise has spanned decades and the little blue robot boy with a blaster has a loyal following of fans. If you’re one of them, you can sport your love (and geek cred) with a pair of Mega Man HD LED Headphones.

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Mega Man HD LED Headphones – blast some sound
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 9, 2016 posted by

Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy

Anyone with a brain will realize that the news business is in dire straits, and not only financially. The rise of the Internets, coupled with declining ad revenue has really changed things for the worse. The quality of the reporting, and its close ties with corporate marketing budgets and government agendas, has trashed the credibility of much of the Fourth Estate severely. But now there’s a new option in town, and it’s very cool indeed.

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Byline – superb crowdfunded journalism site delivers the kind of independent news we used to enjoy
Reviews February 8, 2016 posted by

Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]

We all have far too many gadgets which need charging. Smartphones, tablets, music players, wireless speakers. The list goes on. So it is no surprise that there are more and more multi-chargers coming on to the market. These devices allow you to charge up a number of products at the same time, very convenient. We review a new model, the Avantree Powerhouse.

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Avantree Powerhouse – desktop USB charger for those with far too many gadgets [Review]
Gadgets February 8, 2016 posted by

ZipperMend – clever gadget instantly fixes busted zip pulls

In our private list of annoying problems which happen far too much, the busted zip pull ranks pretty high. And if you’ve ever had it happen to you on a suitcase or coat you’ll know what we mean. For one thing it is such a stupid problem. A tiny one inch bit of metal or plastic breaks off and suddenly life has become ridiculously difficult? Truly annoying. But now a fix has arrived.

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ZipperMend – clever gadget instantly fixes busted zip pulls
Gadgets February 5, 2016 posted by

Clip-A-Phone – go hands free with your next vacation photos

Taking pictures when you’re on vacation is a pretty normal thing to do. You want to capture those memories to show all your friends and family back home. But you also don’t want to spend all your time looking at the world through a lens. If you want the pictures without holding the phone yourself, check out Clip-A-Phone, the clip that lets you wear your phone on your hat.

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Clip-A-Phone – go hands free with your next vacation photos