Super X USB OTG Portable Drives. Ferret Prediction: We’re going to see a lot more of this type of USB On The Go (OTG) drive on the market over the coming year or so. The secret sauce is in the fact that you don’t need a PC and they are battery powered. Great for, you know, backing up digital cameras or other devices while on the go. Watch this space! When plugged via USB port of your computer, the Super X doesn’t require any external…Read More
Monthly Archives: May 2006
The XPower PowerPack 400 Plus. There’s no question that absolute power corrupts absolutely. But what about portable power? Does that merely cause a tiny shift of perception? These questions and more answered next week… £99.99. XPower Portable Powerpacks keep you untethered…they allow you to power small appliances, stereos, laptops, portable DVD players and TV/VCR combos. With one AC outlet and one DC socket the Powerpack can run a variety of devices while delivering a maximum of 400W of power. It…Read More
King of Hearts.
The King of Hearts USB Bluetooth Adapter. And why not, we ask? Technology once again comes up trumps…cough… in the brand name department. $18.00. Bluetooth v2.0 EDR compliant (Class II) # High Speed data transfer up to 3Mbps # Connection range up to 10 Meters (32 feet) # Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) for better connectionsRead More
Red Apple Speakers.
Red Apple iPod Speakers. When I grow up, I want a set of red apple shaped speakers of my very own. I’m fed up havin’ to share ‘em with my little sister. $16.00. The stylish foldable speaker is ideal for use at home, in the office, or anywhere. It is designed to work with all your iPods, MP3 player, laptop or DVD player, or any other audio device with a headphone jack output (3.5mm). It will also act as an…Read More
Wiki Upload. Er..it’s a wiki, which is also a free file upload service. Or it’s a free file upload service which is also a wiki. Take your pick. Or not. As you choose, citizens of earth. WikiUpload’s goal is to build the largest library of open-content video clips, music and media files, and shareware in the world. To accomplish this goal, WikiUpload needs your help! We encourage all visitors to share their free resources. Unlike other libraries, there are no…Read More
The new RF35 Advanced Fish Finder Watch. Just gotta get dem fishes. Get ‘em, get ‘em. Now comes with a real watch included, plus water temperature, and fish alarm. Dude, we’re gonna need a bigger boat. $139.95. Most fish finders are either handheld or affixed to a boat, but this floating sonar sensor attaches to your line (it weighs a mere 1 oz.) and has an operating radius of 75, transmitting real-time views of fish to the display unit you wear like…Read More
The XFile eKey USB Encryption Dongle. Dinky method of securing your top secret, no can touch, hands off data and stuff. Plug it in = data encrypted. Take it out = data unencrypted. Little tip. Don’t lose your key down the back of a couch, eh? $25.00. It can run directly from a USB flash or another removable device without installing it on a computer. Will let you securely work with you encrypted files on any computer, in any location. When you…Read More
Cell Base Station.
Telular Cellular Base Station. Cool tool which provides a cell phone service to any device in a remote location. Stick one on yer RV, yacht or caravan why doncha? Got a feeling this isn’t particularly new, but I haven’t seen many of them around elsewhere. The Cellular Base Station provides wireless voice, fax, and computer communication to home, office or any remote location where phone service is needed and a cellular communications network is available. Primary telephone service, extra lines and…Read More
Remember those ancient Chinese martial arts movies? Well forget ‘em, nowadays it’s apparently all about very large implements of pain. Like this strange looking thing, which seems to incorporate a Tazer-like 800,000 volt shock device, a flashlight and if you’re really under pressure looks like it could club a full grown grizzly senseless. Priced at 980.00 somethings (‘cause my translation won’t tdkicdnslate enough.)Read More
Glow in the Dark Gloves. Er…yep. ‘Nuff said. £8.99. Originally designed for signing at night these glow gloves can be used very practically for many uses but we are sure there is some fun to be had! * Adult fit – one size fits all * White in the day & green at night * Charges easily with sunlight or any household light * Glow lasts for approx 2hrs * Glows continuously under black light * Will not ‘run out’…Read More
Feedbeep. RSS alerts sent to any mobile phone via SMS. Kind of neat application if you need to keep up to date with web information continually. Actually I’m looking for a cool, well priced global SMS alert service for a project (so that people can subscribe to get SMS alerts if a web page changes), so if anyone knows of one do drop me a line or comment here. FeedBeep is the final link between you and the wealth of…Read More