Monthly Archives: February 2012

but is it art? February 6, 2012 posted by

Would you wear a Google Chrome Watch?

Last year Google finally released their Chromebooks to the world, letting you run an entire notebook off of their web browser. While the branded Chrome laptops might not have been the most popular devices on the market, they were still interesting to check out. With that in mind, Google is now wondering who would want a Chrome watch.

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Would you wear a Google Chrome Watch?
Gadgets February 6, 2012 posted by

Sauna Boy is one cute USB-powered desktop humidifier

If you have issues with your office being too dry due to the air conditioning or heating in the building, it can be a good idea to invest in a humidifier. However, you don’t really need to get a large one, since you’ll only need it for a small area. And since you’re making the investment, why not get one that looks cute?

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Sauna Boy is one cute USB-powered desktop humidifier
Free Software February 6, 2012 posted by

Find out what’s taking up space on your hard drive with SpaceSniffer [Daily Freeware]

Have you ever tried to install a new program or game on your computer, only to be told that you didn’t have enough free space? Sure, the guy that sold you the computer said that you’d never need more than 100GB, but that’s obviously not the case. So now you have to set out on the task of finding out just what is taking up all of that space. You can easily check on the programs you’ve installed, but when…

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Find out what’s taking up space on your hard drive with SpaceSniffer [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 6, 2012 posted by

Scrubbing Windshield Wiper Blade cuts through the grime

There are some times that I absolutely hate driving. When birds decide to leave a present on my windshield after I get off work and my wipers only smudge it around, I get a little flustered. It essentially takes my bad problem to worse in a matter of seconds. Not to mention that you feel instant regret as soon as you turn them on. However, this can all be fixed with a simple change in design.

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Scrubbing Windshield Wiper Blade cuts through the grime
hmm..interesting February 6, 2012 posted by

SKLZ Speed Striker makes for a great workout

It’s important be in peak physical condition, but hard to get to that point. You can buy expensive equipment or try and get a gym membership somewhere, but those seem bit daunting after the first or second go. Not to mention that the thought of using something other sweaty people have just used sounds sort of gross.

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SKLZ Speed Striker makes for a great workout
reprise February 5, 2012 posted by

Ferret posts this week

Here’s a quick round-up of Red Ferret posts from the past week for those who missed them. Enjoy. WanderPlayer turns your smartphone into a game controller for your PC [Daily Freeware] – There’s always a huge debate as to… ASIMO Costume makes you look like a real-life robot – We’ve all seen ASIMO, Honda’s… The Dash is a car stereo designed for your iPhone – If you have a very specific… Would you use a practice guitar that fits in…

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Bookmark This! February 4, 2012 posted by

Help keep track of what to eat with Swole.me

Staying fit isn’t always the easiest of tasks. To do this, one must maintain a balance of eating right, and getting plenty of exercise. The former can be difficult, as you might not know just what you should be eating. However, with Swole.me, you can get a better idea of just how many calories you should be taking in, and which foods you can eat to best achieve it.

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Help keep track of what to eat with Swole.me
Bizarre February 3, 2012 posted by

Scrapping the Eiffel Tower?

The Eiffel Tower has been a familiar cultural icon and major tourist attraction since it opened in 1889. Originally considered Eiffel’s Folly, it’s become a source of pride for the French nation. But in these current times where metal is being scavenged from buildings and bridges, the tallest building in Paris recently came under speculation as to its scrap metal value. In a one hour special documentary series ‘Pricing the Priceless: Eiffel Tower’ on the National Geographic channel, Adam Weitsman,…

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Scrapping the Eiffel Tower?
Gadgets February 3, 2012 posted by

When is a light too bright?

Some things exist in the world that are obviously going to be used for malicious purposes. Take for instance, the 15,000 Lumen LED Light Cannon. This is a self-contained light source that can blind you, with the literal flick of a button.

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When is a light too bright?
Free Software February 3, 2012 posted by

Find ratings on individual dishes with Foodspotting [Daily Freeware]

Have you ever found yourself at a fancy restaurant, and not known what to order? The worst is when you’re looking at the menu, and there are no pictures to show you what each dish even looks like. You might be able to glance at a few people’s plates on the way to the bathroom, but that’s not really going to do you much good. Wouldn’t it be great if there was a smartphone app that would give you pictures…

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Find ratings on individual dishes with Foodspotting [Daily Freeware]
Gadgets February 3, 2012 posted by

Napper Alarm Clock lets you choose how long you snooze

When you live a very busy life, your week can seem like one long day with several naps in between. However, sometimes you end up making do with just a nap at night when there are meetings to be at, classes to attend, and projects to work on. When you do wake up, there’s a chance you’ll want just a few minutes of extra sleep, or maybe another hour. But who wants to fumble around and set a brand new…

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Napper Alarm Clock lets you choose how long you snooze
Gadgets February 2, 2012 posted by

Does your espresso machine know you by touch?

There are some mornings where you come downstairs, and wish that you had a Starbucks sitting in your kitchen. Making coffee when you’re half awake is quite a feat, let alone a slightly more complex espresso drink. If you would prefer that someone else make your favorite drink in the morning with little to no work from you, you might want The Fingerprint Recognizing Espresso Machine.

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Does your espresso machine know you by touch?
Gadgets February 2, 2012 posted by

Ultimate Rechargeable Heated Gloves keep your hands toasty

When it’s deathly cold outside, it’s always nice to stay inside and keep toasty. However, that’s not an option that all of us have. So, if you have to be stuck out in the cold, you need to protect yourself from the frigid air. Possibly the most important is to keep your hands and feet warm, as they are the first to go for frostbite.

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Ultimate Rechargeable Heated Gloves keep your hands toasty
Free Software February 2, 2012 posted by

ooVoo does free 6-way video calling and more [Daily Freeware]

When most people think about video conferencing, Skype is usually what comes to mind. I use the service for text, voice and video chatting with a number of people. I’ll use the first two with groups of people, however, I can’t say that I’ve done a video conference with more than one person. The main reason for this is because I’m cheap, and don’t feel like paying for the service. Thankfully, there are other video chat clients that let you…

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ooVoo does free 6-way video calling and more [Daily Freeware]