Monthly Archives: October 2004

general October 6, 2004 posted by

Wakey, wakey.

The Sonic Alert Super Shaker Bed Vibrator. $37.95. Sometimes an alarm clock just won’t get the job done, OK? ‘This Super Shaker Bed Vibrator is placed under a pillow or between a mattress and box springs. The powerful vibrations are guaranteed to wake up even the heaviest sleeper. A built-in temperature sensor protects the unit against overheating.’

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general October 6, 2004 posted by

Wakey, wakey.

The Sonic Alert Super Shaker Bed Vibrator. $37.95. Sometimes an alarm clock just won’t get the job done, OK? ‘This Super Shaker Bed Vibrator is placed under a pillow or between a mattress and box springs. The powerful vibrations are guaranteed to wake up even the heaviest sleeper. A built-in temperature sensor protects the unit against overheating.’

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Pogo to go.

The Pogo PRC-200 Personal Universal Remote. We can only assume that these keychain remote controllers are for obsessive control freaks who need to take over other people’s home entertainment when they visit. And like remote controls aren’t easy enough to lose anyway. Tsk. $14.99 a pair. ‘Control your TV, Cable and Satellite with this incredibly small personal universal remote! Take it with you anywhere! This tiny keychain personal universal remote allows you to control multiple devices and surf your favorite…

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Retro fitted glam.

Got phone? Need bling? Then hie thee to Peter Aloisson’s place and order off a brace of diatoos. We dare you. From €600 to €1500.00. ‘shortly after i created my first diamante phone – i became obsessed with the idea to create a – sort of “tattoo” – for phones. needless to say – a “tattoo” with that shine and sparkle i am addicted to…diamonds and a “tattoo” – make a “diatoo”…all diatoos are made of solid 18 carat gold…

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Bubble fun.

The Electric Fire Bubble Gun. 1000 bubbles a minute for those times when bubbles call out to your inner child. £15.99.

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Faves to rave.

Favourites 2 HTML. Nice bit of freeware, this. Simple, elegant and effective (especially because of the dynamic HTML feature). And did I mention fast? Oh and just to say, FileZilla? Brilliant, no more SmartFTP for me. ‘Favorites 2 HTML creates a web-page from your Internet Explorer Favorites. This web-page can then be uploaded to your website, or any webspace that you have access to. This allows you to gain access to your favorites when you are away from your PC,…

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Clusty.

Clusty. Another new search engine. Because there are not enough of them to go round. There’s a shortage, y’see. But don’t tell anyone.

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general October 5, 2004 posted by

The Truth Watch.

The Truth Detector Spy Watch. $15.99. Oh please let this work, Santa, please let it work! ‘Just ask the person you’re testing to hold their index and middle fingers against the Truth Detector Spy Watch’s bio-feedback sensors. With their fingers still on the sensors, ask them a question. As they answer, press the SET button once, which brings up a chart. The more bars appear on the screen, the less likely it is they are being honest. Look for other…

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general October 5, 2004 posted by

Babbling baubles.

The Talking Christmas Ornament. $9.95. This is so why I look forward to December. ‘Now, even if you can’t be with loved ones over the holidays, you can send a photo and a voice recording in a beautiful, personalized ornament that will be treasured for years to come! Or leave behind Create-A-Memory to preserve the remembrance of a family visit. Record any message up to eight seconds with the push of a button.’

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Mad Mod Mouse.

The Mod Mouse. The world’s first mouse with foot pedals? $54.95. ‘Much like a standard mouse, this mouse has one especially unique characteristic…IT HAS FOOT PEDALS! The foot pedals let you perform 100% of your activities that require the mouse without using your hands. Just place this mouse inside The Footrat, lay the foot pedals on the floor in front of you, and you are on your way!’

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Climbatron.

The Climbatron. It’s a robot thingy. With suckers. Which climbs. That’s it really. £7.99. ‘The Space Walking Robot! Climbs up, down, round and even upside down! Walks up windows and metal surfaces with a powerful suction action. Three ultra cool assorted colours.’

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High rollers.

The Roller II Joystick with interchangeable handles. $295.00. ‘Penny and Giles’ Roller II line are sturdy three button switch adaptable pointing devices. They come in either a large 2.5″ trackball or a 3″ joystick. They have seperate [sic] buttons for left click, right click and drag lock with color corresponding switch ports on the back of the units. A flashing light indicates the drag button has been activated.’

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Red sails…

Hilarious CCTV video clip of Red the dog (no relation) taking the mickey out of the folks at Battersea Dog’s Home here in London. Clip top right of page. ‘A dog has been caught on camera breaking out of his kennel at Battersea Dogs Home and freeing other animals for regular midnight feasts.’

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