The iPod Remote Control with LCD Screen. Lots of iPod remotes on the market, not many with a full LCD display so you can check tracks, view playlists, adjust volume etc from the next room (up to 150 feet away). Yet one more nail in your couch potato coffin, dude. $139.95. This device is ideal for use with iPods not regularly kept within reach, including those attached to speaker sets or connected to home stereo systems. The unit lets the…Read More
Monthly Archives: May 2006
The uTalk USB Skype Tele-Conference device looks quite neat in a sort of R2D2 way. Speakers and microphone combined in perfect harmony eh? Not only does it offer synchronous Skype chat, a mute button and a ‘warm clear tone’, but it also apparently doubles up as a speaker system for your iPod. Now that’s convergent thinking at a gallop. Around $75.00.Read More
The Secure Phone Miser. Encrypt your phone calls using any of over 1 million user programmable codes. You’ll need two of these little boxes of course, one for you and the other for your probation officer, but just think of the peace of mind. $239.00 (+ $195.00 for a second unit). The Secure-Phone-Miser is a secure telephone unit that utilizes multiple unique encryption algorithms with 1 million user programmable codes to secure voice communication links and provide maximum security. The…Read More
Facing the future?
Oralift Facial Rejuvenation. A non surgical face-lift procedure using a dental brace? How 21st century. Up until now surgery was the only answer to reverse the triangle. But after a short time the soft tissues would sag again. Now there is another answer – the Oralift Facial Rejuvenation and the ADD Dentalfacelift . These can reverse triangle and because these procedures are truly anti aging the ageing process gets put into reverse gear.Read More
Stealther. Cute little Firefox extension that lets you switch on stealth surfing mode without permanently trashing your settings like cookies etc. Useful if you just want to hide from a suspicious site or check up on something without being tracked at that moment. If there are times you want to surf the web without leaving a trace in your local computer, then this is the right extension for you. What it does is temporarily disable the following: – Browsing History…Read More
Bubble or squeak?
Business IT Online. Free online calendar, financial modelling, contact management and business document management. Small case of deja vu looming. Last time I saw free online business applications on offer was during another…ahem….online boom in the nineties. Is history repeating? Unsustainable business plans again, or is the online advertising market solid enough nowadays to support this kind of ambitious venture? I would like to think that the bad old days are behind us and we’re now sailing in smoother, more…Read More
Skype calling Orson…
The Skype USB to RJ11 Adapter. We’re talking forwarding Skype calls to your cell phone, making Skype calls from your cell phone and with call recording and voicemail built in. Clever, and just another brick in the home phone revolution. $53.99. 1.Voice Mail function,Manage Skype voice mail in regular phone. All messages from skype calls and PSTN calls can be recorded. 2. Forward Skype calls to your mobile phone(it is free, no skype credits needed) 3. Make/Receive Skype calls from…Read More
Vizio Digital LCD Picture Frame.
The Vizio VD-LF1500 Digital LCD Picture Frame. Well it’s 15” large, ma’am, comes with MP3 music, photo rotation, 5 in 1 memory card reader and integrated speakers. And looks like a real picture frame. Just think of the fun you can have scaring gran when the image transitions. Cute. Instantly plays MPEG-1/2/4 files stored on supported memory cards. * Supports up to 12Mega Pixels image files (JPEG format). * Compatible with most digital cameras’ stored JPEG images and motion JPEG files(AVI)….Read More
The USB Snake Cam. With 2 infra-red and 7 white LEDs for night vision purposes, this is a VGA webcam with vision. Yeah right, corny, but what do you expect, poetry? For a webcam? Sheesh! $22.00. 350K pixel CMOS sensor (VGA) # 2 Infrared LED for low Noght Vision. # 7 white LEDs for light assistance. # Built-in microphone. # Adjustable lens to manually control the clarity of your image. # Snap Shot trigger button. # Top Quality Glass lens…Read More
DIY Teddy Bear Remote.
The DIY Teddy Bear Remote. Er…can we just say that that’s the weirdest looking ‘teddy bear’ that we’ve ever seen. Anyhoo, so’s not to spoil the fun let’s just go along with it and enjoy. Yeah, why not eh? The teddy bear remote sits nicely on your sofa or bed and can be used to control your iPod or computer. It’s a cute modification to an RF remote control and is surprisingly soft! The project is difficult to make and…Read More
Pixpo. Hmm…I’ve been playing around with this beta video sharing application and it’s very sweet. In a ‘really easy to use’, Bubbleshare, 2 minute sign up kind of way. What’s nice about some of these new service apps is that they’re really quick and dirty to use – no fiddling about with long winded sign-ups, reading FAQs or figuring out obscure user interfaces. With this one for example, it’s literally – download app, install, choose all the videos you want to…Read More
Computerised Stargazing Chair.
The Computerised Stargazer’s Chair. Man, telescopes are like so last year. Star heads are now doin’ it wit the motors and the Teflon ball bearings dude. And you get a miniature joystick and built in green laser pointer to play around with, just like a real Star Fleet captain. Yes! $1995.95. This is the motorized chair that allows star gazers and amateur astronomers to lie down in a comfortable position for night sky binocular viewing. The computer-controlled motor quietly and smoothly…Read More
EarthCalm Home Protection System.
The EarthCalm Home Protection System. Protect your home and family from harmful EMF radiation with this product/device/system (please delete as appropriate). If and when you achieve wellness please feel free to write in to the Ferret explaining exactly what this puppy does and how. Thank you. $285.00. EarthCalm products are grounding devices that contain six specialized circuits that are tuned to the Schumann Resonance and amplify a person ground in the magnetic field of the earth…In addition, all EarthCalm products…Read More
USB 5 Pin Adapter.
USB 5 Pin Adapter Keychain. Yep, this little doohickey would make my life infinitely better in every way I’m sure, judging by the number of times I’ve sat staring impotently at a wrong end of the wrong type of USB cable with an aaargh on my lips and a sigh in my heart. $5.00. Functional and mini adapter for most of the USB devices.Read More
Jungle Disk. Hmm…at last, online storage priced right – 20 GB for $3.40 a month anyone? And what’s more it’s using the massive and securely feelgood Amazon S3 storage system. Yep, this sounds like the future galloping up to us right now. [Via Metafilter] Jungle Disk is an application that lets you store files and backup data securely to Amazon.com’s S3 Storage Service. * Store an unlimited amount of data for only 15¢ per gigabyte * No monthly subscription fee, no…Read More