Colani Trucks. Weird huh? But then again, it would be a boring world if everything looked like a Volvo, wouldn’t it?Read More
Monthly Archives: August 2005
Centurion Guard. Protect your PC without a lock and key, just with a plug-in dongle and a neat bit of software which restores its original configuration every reboot. Presto, new computer every morning. Sounds like one to me. Users can manipulate the desktop, install software, change settings, and download potentially harmful files from the Internet! No worries, a simple reboot of the computer restores it back to your defined configuration without the risk of probable harm from the user’s session….Read More
Night light nightlife.
The Piclite Photo Night Light. $14.98. Of course there’s clearly an excellent reason why you’d want to place a picture of your loved one at floor height to be illuminated only when everyone’s asleep or you’re on a midnight excursion to the lavatory. ‘Scuse us, while we just rack our brains over here in the corner for a while to try and come up with it. With our PicLite Photo Night Light, showcase photos and collectibles instantly. Frame and illuminate your favorite photos,…Read More
Currency Converter. Pretty cool and very comprehensive online currency converter for all you travellers out there. Including some amazingly obtuse currencies – Angolan Kwanza anyone? Definitely a bookmark.Read More
The Blata Mini Quadard quad bike. They’re not big, but they sure look clever. Around £499.00 ($873.25)! Ready 4 a funky ride on 4 wheels? 4 wheel fun for everyone. FanFUNKYtastic. The Blata Midi-Quadard may be tiny but it is MASSIVE FUN. The amount of Power, excitement and agility packed into such a compact machine is a credit to its creators. Stunning Looks, Easy to Ride, Simple to maintain, and Great for tricks.Read More
Alcohol tester combo.
The Alcohol Tester, Parking Timer, LED Torch Combo keyring attachment. Now this has got to be a front runner in the convergent product of the year award, hasn’t it? Are you too drunk to find your car in time to stop it being clamped in the dark? And here. The simple operation and LCD reading should mean that even those who have had a few too many beers should be able to understand the results! A green light means…Read More
PIN sharp payments.
Whilst resting in the local pizzeria the other evening I was accosted by a charming young waitress carrying a compact and yet elegantly designed artifact. “Garcon”, says I, for I have been known to speak London with an astonishingly accurate accent, “Garcon, que’est que heck is this thing, pray tell?” “Oh sir”, maid-of-honour like, she replies, as one does when addressing one’s elders in polite society nowadays, ‘Tis a Dione Xplorer Bluetooth Credit Card Payment Terminal. An’ it’s ever so nice, beggin’ your pardon.” What…Read More
Teen Tracking. Like the rabid, scurvied dogs they are, teens are now open season to all-comers. Got one lurking in your garage? Then make sure you keep tabs on the troublesome tyke with the Discrete Wireless Teen Tracking GPS Vehicle System. Make the little scum wish they’d never been born. At least not in your family anyway. Good grief! “Using our system, parents can be immediately notified, by text message, blackberry, or email, if their teen does something they shouldn’t….Read More
The BBQ Light and Fan Combo. $39.95. OK, so it’s supposed to be super useful for BBQs, but what better way to finish reading your copy of Proust in that sweltering, dingy, smoke-filled pit of a local cafe? Keep irritating smoke from your grill away from your eyes and nose, and keep cool in the process with the BBQ Light and Fan. Generating a powerful breeze, it also features a built-in light perfect for nighttime grilling. Both the fan and…Read More
Among the useful tidbits lurking on Google’s Web Search Features page is the new Q&A function. Rather slick and typically Guseful. Want to know the population of Japan? What currency is used in Algeria? The birthplace of Bono? Hit us with a fact-based question or query (like “population of Japan”) by typing it into the Google search box. We’ll search the web and display the answer at the top of your search results page. We also link to our source…Read More
Adobe Album starters.
So Adobe moves sleekly and silently into the freeware business [Eh?-Ed] with Adobe Photoshop Album Starter Edition 3.0. Download and enjoy. Fix common photo flaws — like red eye, color, and brightness — in a single click. Easily share your memories! Attach photos to e-mail, or send them to mobile phones. Make your own prints, or order prints, photo books, and more online. Find any photo in a snap with automatic organization that lets you view all of your digital…Read More