Dijjer. Beta P2P application with a cool twist. It’s easy to use. Now there’s novel, eh bach? You don’t need to install anything. Just put a file on your site as you normally do, but add “http://www.dijjer.org/get/” to the beginning of your links: normal link: “http://mysite.com/video.mov” dijjer link:”http://dijjer.org/get/http://mysite.com/video.mov” When they click a Dijjer link, users will get some of the file from your website, but most of it will come from other people running Dijjer. That’s how you save bandwidth….Read More
Monthly Archives: April 2005
Floppy Swop A place for sharing any files small enough to fit on a conventional floppy disc. Cute. Floppyswop needs your input! we need you to send your files, tampered floppys, or anything else up to 1.44 Meg in file size or 3 1/4 inch in actual size. just send them and we’ll put em up.Read More
smashTheTONES. Delicious. [Via Metafilter] What is smashTheTONES? smashTheTONES takes your music (MP3s/M4As) and pictures and delivers them to your mobile phone as a ringtone or graphic, automatically. It works for most cellphones, around the world.Read More
The Muji Wall Mounted CD player. Yanking the string will either play a CD or rip the unit from the wall with a strangely ritualistic Japanese sound. £79.00. Our wall mounted CD player is compact and functional. The speakers are built into the body of the CD player and to make a disc play, you simply pull the cable gently. Volume and search controls are situated on the top of the CD player.Read More
Ace Cad Digimemo.
The Digimemo A501 digital notepad from Ace Cad is a clever little paper to PC converter which offers a neat set of features and functionality. On the surface it looks very much like the Anoto powered Logitech io2 technology, but in fact it differs from the competition in a number of important ways. Read on to see the rest of the Ferret review…Read More
The IGIA LazerWhite toothbrush. The world’s first and only laser toothbrush? Really? $49.95. When you brush, the IGIA LazerWhite gel releases oxygen bubbles that clean and whiten your teeth. The gel is clear to allow the special IGIA LazerWhite light to pass through the gel and help enhance oxygen bubbles for advanced cleaning power. Clinical tests show that the combination of the laser toothbrush and gel proves more effective than regular brushing, a gel alone or a dental trayRead More
Holy house mouse.
The Whole House Machine. Yowsers, a machine that builds houses, doesn’t wolf whistle or wear saggy baggy craggy jeans? Whatever next? In a sunny laboratory at the University of Southern California, a robotically controlled nozzle squeezes a ribbon of concrete onto a wooden plank. Every two minutes and 14 seconds, the nozzle completes a circuit, topping the previous ribbon with a fresh one. Thus a five-foot-long wall rises—a wall built without human intervention…If all goes as planned, Khoshnevis will use…Read More
The Brick. Er…there must be lots of things you can do with a fake brick of a rainy Wednesday afternoon in April. Lots. Yep. Lots. £9.95. With its foam construction, even repeated head-battering will produce no lasting injuries, unless your subject has a particuarly brittle head. Throwing your Fake Brick at irritating neighbour’s windows is now a risk-free proposition, since it’ll richochet off their window, making them look a tad silly for diving for cover behind the sofa. Perfect.Read More
Zipcar. Join up, reserve a car, locate it at the appointed time, unlock with card. Drive away. Return. A new form of car rental or just a trendy way to litter the streets with tin? You can do it online or over the phone. You choose the car you want – there are MINIs, BMWs, Prius’s, even pickups. Choose the time slot you want at the location you want. Reserve minutes or months in advance. Your Zipcard will only open the car…Read More
Firefox on fire!
Inspired by the BoingBoing figures I’ve just checked the Ferret stats again. The Firefox browser is now the clear leader at 59% of Ferret readership. Click the image above for a larger view. Wow, that’s nearly double since we first checked in January.Read More
The Pumpabike. £445.00 lets you enjoy the thrill of jumping up and down like a bongo banshee while achieving speeds of up to 16 knots over water. Three minutes to assemble, 5 minutes to cause much hilarity around the local boat club. Check out the video. Priceless! The Pumpabike offers the most exhilerating ride at high speed, and offers the rider hours of pleasure. The Pumpabike is highly manoeverable, light, and has no large components to cause injury. The required…Read More
The Ionmax Negative Ion Inverter Lamp. Now peeps, we have absolutely no chuffin’ idea what a negative ion inverter lamp is, but even if we did, we would still want to repeat the words over and over again in a litany of mindless self absorbed joy, pouring from our lips in a fountain of fragrant laughter. A$149.00. Negative Ion Technology – Anions are believed to Activate enzymes in the body and increase disease resistance. They are also known to Combine with…Read More
You got batteries right? ‘Cause you’re a gadget freak? Well then you definitely need a Minwa Multi-Purpose Battery Condition Check with LCD Display. It’ll change your life. Really. Battery Type : Ni-Cd/ Ni-MH, Lithium-ion, Alkaline Battery Size : CR123A/CR2/CR-V3/2CR5/CR-P2, AAA/AA/C/D/9V & Button cellsRead More
The Pimp Shopping Cart. Only in America, my friends, only in America! The cart features: * AM/FM/Cassette Radio and speakers * Video screen w/ TV tuner * GPS Tracking * Refridgerator/warmer * 10″ Rubber wheels * Can crusher * Slide out seat * Alarm w/strobe lights * 81 Neon and L.E.D. Lights * Tent * Solar Powered battery charging system * Deep cycle battery- Optima Yellow topRead More
Van de graft.
The Ferret has always wanted his own trade van, and now he has one. Wizard. Now you can have what everyone has dreamed of for countless centuries. Your own air conditioning van. In order to afford such a luxury in real life, you’d need a lot of cash. You could take out a cash advance, but even then you might not have enough.Read More