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Things that go ‘boo’ in the night!

Gadgets January 25, 2005 posted by

Charge 2 Go.

The Charge 2 Go. ‘The reusable AA cell phone battery charger.’ The Ferret tried one of the PP9v battery versions a while back and was rather unimpressed, but what makes this cool is that you can use rechargeable AA batteries as well as standard ones. $19.99.  This is the first reusable cell charger that makes sense. Take it anywhere for up to 3 extra hours of talk time. Charge 2 Go is 100% reliable, mobile and safe. One AA battery gives you…

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Gadgets January 25, 2005 posted by

Wrist racer.

The Wrist Watch R/C Car. $19.95. And you wanted a SPOT watch instead? Pah, dufus!  The Most Incredible Remote Control Car Ever Built! It drives, races, turns on a dime, zigs,zags and whips around curves-even climbs hills-all by a remote control wristwatch! Simply press the control buttons on the infrared ray control center built into the watch and the car responds in a flash. You can also open the doors, turn on headlights, sound the horn, flash the brake lights,…

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Gadgets January 24, 2005 posted by

Sniff n’Go.

Scent Stories. Er..a boombox which plays smells rather than music? What d’ya reckon, sniff your way to peace and relaxation? Starter kit around $34.99 with each disc at $5.99. Does the Scentstories player also play music?No. The Scentstories player only accepts Scentstories perfumed discs How long will a disc last?A disc will last about 20 plays (or 50 hours) on High intensity. Each disc plays for 2.5 hours, so 20 plays x 2.5 hours = 50 hours of play.   Select…

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Gadgets January 24, 2005 posted by

Magic mat.

Magic Pad. A$14.95. Super sticky pad for securing your gadget valuables. Cue vision of dad’s mobile phone stuck to the door of the fridge. That’s some sticky!  This super-handy MagicPad is just what you need to make sure you never lose track of your valuables – it’s like a landing pad for things you never want to lose. Stick it to any surface (even vertically), then simply put things like your keys, mobiles, pens on it and the next time…

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ferret exclusive January 24, 2005 posted by

Chop chop!

Chopticks sterilizer. From the ‘why-has-it-taken-so-long?’ dept. So remember folks, be safe, be sensible and prevent get ill by the mouth.  Our company produces JXK-A series chopsticks antisepsis machines, which adopt high ozone ultraviolet ray, sterilize lighting, with computer controls, every time sterilizing within 15 minutes, it can kill more than 99% multi-cause pathogenic bacteria, every three hours sterilizing 5 minutes by auto, in order to prevent the left pathogenic bacteria reproducing again. For the sake of you and your families’…

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Gadgets January 21, 2005 posted by

Ouch… brrrr…

The Talking Key Chain Thermometer. Sometimes it’s important to know why your toes have suddenly gone numb. $7.95.  Know the temperature at the push of a button. Simply attach the key chain to your keys, jacket zipper or any convient location, and then simply press the button and the temperature is announced in degrees Fahrenheit. Uses one button cell battery.

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Gadgets January 20, 2005 posted by

Commodore redux.

The Commodore 64 DTV. £24.99. Harrumph! Back in the day, you went out and bought a Commodore computer and it looked like a real computer. A man’s computer. Not one of these sissy joystick wallahs! Bah humbug!  The Commodore 64 (also known as C64) has unparalleled heritage as a groundbreaking games and home-use personal computer. Since it’s launch in 1982, the C64’s role in the evolution of the modern games industry was incredibly powerful and the echoes of its influence…

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Gadgets January 20, 2005 posted by

Moon shadow.

The YES World Watch. $299.00. Dis timepiece got rhythm, man!  This innovative watch keeps track of times for sunrise and sunset, exact lunar phase, 2400 hour military time and digital time for 500 cities worldwide while keeping time for 3 time zones simultaneously. Rotating bezel can adjust to sidereal time, used for equinox day/night comparison or to track personal daily rhythms. Sunrise and regular alarm; stopwatch with lap time; backlit dial; water resistant to 300 feet; and crafted in solid stainless steel.

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Gadgets January 19, 2005 posted by

The media master.

  The iRiver Dicple [Korean] An electronic dictionary, MP3 player, FM radio, voice recording, e-book reader, text to speech, calendar/organiser with SD/MMC slot support and a 4.5” mono LCD? Which runs on 2 AAA batteries? Gollygosh…

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Gadgets January 19, 2005 posted by

Control freek!

It’s not the gadget that fascinates here, it’s the price. A digital wristwatch, calculator and remote controller for TV/VCR/DVD at $9.99? Yowsers!  This amazing digital watch provides an array of valuable services and functions. It is an 8-digit calculator, a handy stopwatch, an alarm clock, and also a remote control. Simply program the watch to the device and instantly control the TV, VCR or DVD. Plus it keeps very accurate time.

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Gadgets January 19, 2005 posted by

Weather vain.

The Cordless Phone Weather Station. Don’t just talk, converge. Check the temp while discussing hot stocks, watch the barometer drop as you chat to your mother-in-law. $199.95.  With a sophisticated barometric forecasting station, a dual alarm clock, and 2.4 GHz cordless technology that accommodates up to three additional handsets, this is one of the most complete home or office phone systems available. A remote wireless sensor (included, plus you can add up to two more) detects weather outdoors. Indoor and…

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Gadgets January 19, 2005 posted by

Travel meister.

The Travel Machine. Who needs a PC to do route planning? Also known as the ‘Fight Stopping’ Marriage Saver. £29.95.  TravelMachine has been programmed with an astonishingly comprehensive knowledge of Great Britain and Ireland´s road networks. Preferred routes from A to B can be found in seconds TravelMachine will instantly give you a step-by-step route plan, from a concise overview to more magnified detail including motorway junctions, road names, roundabout exits and ferry links, and will even suggest alternative routes…

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Gadgets January 18, 2005 posted by

Get a life!

The Digilife DDV-S670. $250.00 gets you a 600 in 1…6 in 1 cigarette case sized thingy. What’s it got? Er…a lot. Think 3.2 megapixel, MPEG4 VGA vidcam with SD/MMC slot, 8x digital zoom, with 2 inch 300K pixel high res, 270 degree swivel LCD viewer, LED flash, microphone, and a tiny self portrait mirror to help you get the picture. Got the picture?  A 6-in-1 featured digital still camera, digital video camcorder, PC camera, MP3, voice recorder and USB mass…

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Gadgets January 18, 2005 posted by


The glow in the dark Talk To Me Pet Tag. $14.99. “Hi, my name is Rover. See these teeth? Prepare to die.”  Record your own personal message on the Talk-To-Me Pet Tag. You can easily deliver up to 20 seconds of information, such as your home address or phone number, your dog’s shot records and allergies, or your vacation information. Since the unit is re-recordable, you can change the Talk-To-Me Pet Tag’s information at any time.>

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Gadgets January 18, 2005 posted by

Blow hard.

Rechargeable Air Pump. The Ferret is so, like, fed up with puffin’ and blowin’ to inflate his bouncy castle that this is like a breath of fresh…ahem…air. A truly portable air pump that works? With a gauge? Bring it on. £17.99.  Need to blow up a car, motorbike or bike tyre or a ball quickly? This Rechargeable Air Pump does it with no effort at all. It comes with five valve adaptors, an integrated pressure display, safety catch for safe…

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