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Gadgets November 28, 2014 posted by

Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew – the coffeemaker that’s smarter than you are

Yeah, so today is Black Friday in the US and many other places. That means it’s a day when ordinary, rational human beings will go and stand outside in bitterly cold weather to queue for a television at 30% off a fictitious price. Thank goodness for civilisation. It’s also probably a time when a good hot cup of coffee will help them feel less like frozen popsicles, and more like intrepid bargain hunters. So, for those of you out there…

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Mr. Coffee Smart Optimal Brew – the coffeemaker that’s smarter than you are
cool tech November 17, 2014 posted by

Roost Smart Battery – transform your old smoke detector with Wi-Fi and smartphone tech

Back when I lived in an apartment, I was once awoken at 4 AM by the smell of smoke. Two minutes later, the source of the smell was pouring through my vents and filling the room. I packed up two kids and two cats in record time while calling the fire department. You know how many of my smoke detectors went off? Zero. The batteries were all dead. The Roost Smart Battery is a device that aims to stop this…

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Roost Smart Battery – transform your old smoke detector with Wi-Fi and smartphone tech
cool tech November 7, 2014 posted by

Equil Smartpen 2 – instantly convert your squiggles and notes into digital format

Wouldn’t it be great if you could write, draw or create something with a pen on plain paper, and it would instantly transfer to your phone or tablet in digital form, so you could send it by email, share it or edit it on a computer program? Well now you can with the new power of ‘smart pens’.  The Equil Smartpen 2, for instance, bridges the gap between the physical world and the digital one and lets you digitize your…

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Equil Smartpen 2 – instantly convert your squiggles and notes into digital format
cool tech November 7, 2014 posted by

Equil Smartpen 2 – instantly convert your squiggles and notes into digital format

Wouldn’t it be great if you could write, draw or create something with a pen on plain paper, and it would instantly transfer to your phone or tablet in digital form, so you could send it by email, share it or edit it on a computer program? Well now you can with the new power of ‘smart pens’.  The Equil Smartpen 2, for instance, bridges the gap between the physical world and the digital one and lets you digitize your…

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Equil Smartpen 2 – instantly convert your squiggles and notes into digital format
Gadgets October 28, 2014 posted by

Panasonic KX-PRD262 – give your cell phone a break and enjoy better voice quality too

Spare a thought for the poor little house phone, for it is a dying breed. With the rise of cell phones, landlines are becoming more and more antiquated, almost vintage. Unless, of course, you live in an area where the mobile signal is worse than a piece of rancid candyfloss on a windy day. In that case the landline is still your best friend, and even more so if it combines some new tech as well, like this Panasonic KX-PRD262…

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Panasonic KX-PRD262 – give your cell phone a break and enjoy better voice quality too