Monthly Archives: May 2010

Post My Pillow

Post My Pillow: Post-It-Note Meets Pillow

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The Post My Pillow is a post-it-note meets pillow.  You can write on the actual pillow and leave notes for your wife, like “don’t forget to get the milk”, or sexy love notes for some added bedroom foreplay.  Yeah, those two examples couldn’t be any more different.  The pillow actually...

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Hidden Hydraulic Urban Bench

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We’ve seen a many a design for those who are tight on indoor space, but nothing before for the outdoors.  This table and bench set can be raised or lowered into the ground using a crank which activates the hydraulic lifts, thus creating more play space for the kids or...

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Sony Celebrates Handycam’s 25th Anniversary (video)

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If I didn’t already feel old, now I definitely do.  Today, Sony is celebrating the 25th anniversary of their Handycam camcorder.  It was the first Video8 camcorder, which replaced the failed Betamax format and was, and still is a great catch all name for the palm sized device. The Video8...

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Concrete USB Drive Brings Some Physicality To Bytes

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Sure, we all know a gigabyte is a lot of storage, especially looking back to what we used to have. Since it’s all digital data, though, it’s still a pretty intangible thing to conceptualize. Well, here’s something a little more concrete (pun totally intended). This concrete USB drive weights as...

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The Samsung Rugby II Takes A Beating And Likes It

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Constructed of military grade design, Samsung’s Rugby II is a push to talk device built to withstand some rugged conditions. Those include “dust, shock, vibration, rain, humidity, solar radiation, altitude and temperature extremes.” Hardcore. Featuring a grey clamshell design, specs include HPSA 7.2MBps speeds, GPS, an external speaker for greater...

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The Munkey iPhone Stand

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The Munkey is a stand designed to support not only the iPhone, but the DROID, Incredible, Hero, Imagio and Blackberry Storm.  But who are we kidding, they’re really targeting the iPhone market.  The stand itself is made from a single piece of metal and can either attach to the back...

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Samsung’s Messager Touch Hits Stores In Vibrant Blue

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Samsung’s PR hit us today with news of the availability of their Messager Touch via U.S. Cellular. Other than a head scratching naming choice, specs for the phone include a 2.6-inch touchscreen display, full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 2MP camera, microSD slot, Bluetooth, and voice recognition. The OS appears to be...

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PowerV Duo Wiimote Charging Dock Now Powers Your iPhone

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While it’s hardly innovation – more like iteration – Konnet‘s latest Wiimote inductive chargin dock, the PowerV Duo, includes wireless charging for up to two Wiimotes and two USB ports for charging compatible handheld devices, such as the Nintendo DS Lite or the iPhone.  Aside from that it uses the...

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ZyXEL’s X105N Router Is For Our Non Techie Relatives

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Grandmas rejoice! ZyXEL has announced the X105N, a full-fledged 802.11n wireless router that the company touts as requiring “virtually no maintenance or support.” After an easy set up requiring ‘no technical background,’ the router offers 150MBps speeds and one button encryption. I, for one, applaud a company that markets a product...

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Mini HoverDrone Is A Super Tiny R/C Aircraft (video)

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ThinkGeek’s Mini HoverDrone is an awesome flying device, powered by a single propeller, that fits in your hand, and will hopefully convince the neighbors there’s UFOs outside. A Blue LED flashes while it hovers throughout the air through an easily controlled remote. A ten minute charge time gets you five...