Monthly Archives: April 2008

USB Cassette

USB Cassette

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Don’t be mistaken, this isn’t a converter. In fact, its a gag gift for those friends that have a death grip on the gold old analog cassette. The faux cassette tape, yes fake, actually hides a 64MB USB drive. The idea behind this ingenious gift is that you fill the...

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Lenovo Ideapad Seems Uninspired

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Lenovo’s newest product offering is essentially a cell phone with what appears to be an eraser-head like optical mouse that allows for one handed operation. The Ideapad operates over EDGE or 3G networks, sports a 4.8 inch touch screen display, and is powered by Intel’s Atom low power CPU. According...

Rumored 3G iPhone All Black Finish

New 3G iPhone Images Leaked? Unlikely.

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According to MacRumors, well, more like according to iPodObserver the new 3G iPhone will sports an all black glossy back finish.  As Macrumos points out, it’s unlikely that these are accurate, which is further reaffirmed by iPodObserver’s recent misquoting of a Gartner analyst.  In any case, it’s not totally unlikely...

Reef Dram Sandal Hideen Compartment

Sandle Flask

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Yes, the list grows.  What list you ask?  Well, we’ve seen the Beer Belly, the Wine Rack, the Barnoculars and now there’s the Sandal Flask.  Actually, they’re made by Reef (THE sandle maker) and called the Dram Sandal.  Embedded in the sole of the sandal is a 3oz screw-capped polyurethane...

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Slick Wine Theremometer

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Achieving the perfectly chilled white, or room temepartured red can make or break a wine’s flavor.  The Wine Thermometer neatly adhears to the bottle as if its part of it.  Battery life lasts approximately 2000 hours and included are ideal wine temperature instructions. Available here for $36....

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Sony Unveils World’s Smallest HD Camcorder: HDR-TG1

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Don’t be deceived by Sony’s newest camcorder’s small size; this little fella packs a punch. Standing just 4.7″ tall and measuring 2.5″ deep, Sony’s HDR-TG1 shoots full blown HD video (1920×1080). Unfortunately, Sony in their blundering proprietary ways has only included a Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo or PRO Duo...

Samsung Instinct

Sprint Instinct Haptic Touch Screen Phone

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Remember the Samsung Anycall Haptic I featured about a week ago? At the time, I didn’t know when it would arrive State side. Well, you’ll be glad to hear it should be available June 2008, but under the guise of Sprint’s network and called the Samsung Instinct. The feature set...

Motorized Mono Cycle

Motorized Monocycle Available for Purchase

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For a long time the Motorized Monocycle has been a thing of dreams.  Sure, concepts and prototypes existed, but they weren’t readily available for purchase to the public, until now.  For a mere $13,000 plus $800 for shipping, this red single wheel death device can be yours.  Max speed: 25...

Croc Phone Case

The World’s Ugliest Cell Phone Case EVER

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You know those ultra popular Croc shoes? Yeah, that hideous rubber like shoe meets sandle. Well, thanks to Verizon you can now look like a bigger schmuck with the Croc Phone case. Don’t be surprised if you see me on the street of LA laughing at you…from across the street...

Microsoft Surface in AT&T Retail Stores

AT&T Stores Set To Introduce Microsoft Surface

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It looks like AT&T will be among one of the first to feature Microsoft’s Surface, an interactive touch screen table, in a retail environment. Customers will be able to place handsets on the Surface and through the magic of Bluetooth communication be able to review the handsets feature sets and...