Monthly Archives: February 2012

Gadgets February 9, 2012 posted by

Would you like to design your own custom keyboard?

If you spend a lot of your time at a desk, it’s nice to have some things around that are really yours. Whether it’s the special mug that you use for your coffee every day, or the picture of your kids that sits by your monitor. However, some people take personalization to a different level. Instead of customizing the things around their computer, they like to personalize the computer and its peripherals. If you’re one of those people, you might…

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Would you like to design your own custom keyboard?
hmm..interesting February 9, 2012 posted by

YakTrax Instant Ice Traction Shoes

Sometimes you have a winter that doesn’t have an exuberant amount of snow. It’s times like this that you don’t want to pull out your snow boots, but know that normal shoes will have you sliding all over the place. There are lightweight snow boots that you can acquire, but then you have to tote around your other pair of shoes for when you arrive at your destination. Wouldn’t it just be easier to find a way to put more…

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YakTrax Instant Ice Traction Shoes
Free Software February 9, 2012 posted by

Virtual Router turns your PC into a wireless router [Daily Freeware]

Have you ever found yourself needing to share an internet connection wirelessly with other computers and devices? You’d think that if you have a wired connection with internet coming in, that you’d be able to broadcast it wirelessly to a laptop, tablet, or phone. However, this isn’t a feature that’s natively supported on Windows. Thankfully there’s Virtual Router, which can do exactly what you need.

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Virtual Router turns your PC into a wireless router [Daily Freeware]
but is it art? February 9, 2012 posted by

Glass Speakers give you crystal clear sound

When it comes to sound, some people only want the best. There are those who like fine food, fast cars, and for those who enjoy crisp and pungent sound, good audio quality is key. Kenwood is releasing the SP0001 Glass Speaker of the ODELIC Speaker Series, and it looks like it means business, as it is encased in glass that is normally used for optical lenses.

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Glass Speakers give you crystal clear sound
Gadgets February 9, 2012 posted by

GoJo redefines hands-free calling

With more states banning the use of cellphones without a hands-free kit, it’s important to look into such a device to allow for talking in the car. After all, you can’t always put off important conversations until you arrive at your destination. Bluetooth is a great piece of technology that allows your phone to transmit to a separate device with a speaker and microphone. The downside to these devices is that they can be costly, hard to setup (for those…

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GoJo redefines hands-free calling
Gadgets February 8, 2012 posted by

What if your case came with insurance for your phone?

Are you one of those people that likes to live on the wild side? Yeah, you’re the kind of person who will put their Spaghetti-o’s in the microwave for the full four minutes, without stirring. So naturally, buying insurance on your iPhone would take away the fun of living dangerously. Well, if you tire of this lifestyle, and are ready to protect that several hundred dollar investment, you needn’t pay Apple a large sum of money, or even tack on…

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What if your case came with insurance for your phone?
but is it art? February 8, 2012 posted by

Steampunk Telephone is straight out of the 1890’s

Do you have a house that seems to fit better in the Victorian era, rather than the modern world? If so, you probably seek out practical items that fit with the rest of your décor. For those that are in need of a new phone that doesn’t look like something you’d pick up in the store, then I might suggest this Steampunk Telephone.

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Steampunk Telephone is straight out of the 1890’s
Free Software February 8, 2012 posted by

Google brings Chrome to Android devices [Daily Freeware]

Since its release back in 2008, Google Chrome has become one of the most popular browsers around. What’s strange is that despite the company building an entire mobile platform, Chrome has been strangely absent in the mobile market. However, the company has announced that this has changed, and it looks like it has been worth the wait.

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Google brings Chrome to Android devices [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 8, 2012 posted by

Nest thermostat learns as you use it

Thermostats are just those things that sit on the wall that you mess with every now and then when it’s really cold or hot outside. The makers of the iPod have set out on a mission to change the way we think about thermostats, and made a new system of managing the temperature in your house. It’s called the Nest Learning Thermostat, and it will never stop learning about how you adjust the temperature.

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Nest thermostat learns as you use it
Bizarre February 8, 2012 posted by

Seqinetic Wearable Light is the reverse of a pair of sunglasses

Getting out of bed in the morning during winter can be exceedingly difficult sometimes. We try and use caffeine or a hot shower to get us going, but light is actually the best way to wake us up. Three guys in Denmark used this natural method and started a Kickstarter campaign for a way to beat the winter blues. All of this has been compacted into a pair of sunglasses.

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Seqinetic Wearable Light is the reverse of a pair of sunglasses
Eco Friendly February 7, 2012 posted by

BioLite CampStove can cook with twigs and charge your gadgets

When you go camping, one of the ideas is to disconnect from our world of technology. However, if you’re faced with an emergency, or someone else desperately needs to get in contact with you, it’s good to have your phone on hand. Of course, if you’re out in the wild for days, there’s a good chance that your phone won’t last. That’s why you need an alternative way to keep it charged. Solar power is an obvious choice, but why…

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BioLite CampStove can cook with twigs and charge your gadgets
Free Software February 7, 2012 posted by

Create beautiful HDR images for free with Picturenaut [Daily Freeware]

Every now and then you’ll come across a picture that looks too good to be true. The colors seem to burst forth in a way that doesn’t seem natural. You might think that it’s a simple Photoshop job, but there’s more to it than that. A lot of these images are created using multiple shots that were taken with different settings. The blending of these is what’s known as HDR photography. So what do you need, in order to make…

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Create beautiful HDR images for free with Picturenaut [Daily Freeware]