Monthly Archives: August 2010

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Trombone Flame Thrower (video)

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What’s the perfect complement to the Jet Powered School Bus?  The Pyro’s Flamethrower Tromobone, but of course.  It’s definitely a a pair of singed eye brows waiting to happen. The device was crafted by Jonathon Crawford, who posted a video of his creation on YouTube. He’s outfitted it with some...

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Toshiba’s SmartPad Has All The Ports The iPad Doesn’t

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Toshiba’s upcoming SmartPad tablet, like many others, is basing its marketing strategy on what it does do that Apple’s iPad doesn’t. In this case, that’s offering a bevy of ports to view your digital media, and images of the device have been scooped by NotebookItalia that show those ports for...

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Kodak Playtouch HD Camcorder

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New week, new pocket camcorders! Kodak’s Playtouch HD Camcorder does stabilized 1080p video with full stereo audio. It’s other specs are pretty standard for the pocketcam category, but Kodak’s image quality for these things (as evidenced by the Zi8) is top-notch. There’s a 3-inch capacitive touchscreen for basic video editing...

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Fully Working LEGO Car

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We love all things LEGO here at GadgetReview, so we had to post this LEGO car. Sure, it isn’t actually made out of the tiny plastic bricks — that car would probably fall apart the second it hit a curb — but it does look the part. It was constructed...

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Read All Night With The Kindle Lighted Leather Case

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Amazon’s third generation Kindle is about to arrive, and while it has a host of improvements over its predecessors, there’s still one issue: the e-ink display doesn’t have backlighting. The solution, it seems, would come from an old-fashioned booklight. Amazon is selling their own Kindle Lighted Leather Case, which is...

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Custom Iron Man Xbox Lights Up (video)

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As evidenced by Iron Man 2‘s box office, Iron Man is a pretty darn popular character. So this custom Iron Man Xbox 360, created by modder Zachariah Perry Cruse, should sell for a nice price on eBay, where it’s currently up for auction. It has blue LEDs that light up to...

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Unidentified WebOS Device Has Retina Display Resolution

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We’ve got some rather intriguing information about what could be either HP’s webOS tablet, or an upcoming smartphone, that matches the quality of the iPhone 4 Retina Display. WebOS 2.0 is the hotly anticipated upgrade to Palm’s mobile OS, and it might’ve been outed through a game, of all things....

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Sonnet Mounts The Mac Mini Behind Your Monitor

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Apple’s Mac Mini is one of the smallest, most well-designed mini-desktops out there , taking up a small amount of space on ones desk. Now, that space might not even matter, as Sonnet has a devised a mounting system that puts the Mini behind the monitor it’s hooked up to....

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This Stylish Bike Fits Inside A Briefcase

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Collapsible bikes are nothing new, but I haven’t seen one as slick and stylish as this. The “International Bike,” a limited edition racing bike created for Wallpaper, was designed by Kinfolk & Coat. It’s stored in a very nice looking leather bag designed by Nivaldo de Lima. There’s also one called...

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Stabilize Your Pocket Camcorder With The ReadySteady

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HD Pocket Camcorders are great inventions, offering high-def video in a device that fits, fittingly, in your pocket. But sometimes you need a better image than the shakiness that comes from holding the camera with your hands. That’s where the ReadySteady comes in, offering a wide variety of mounting options...

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The PR2 Robot Now Does Laundry (video)

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Last time we saw the PR2 robot, it was fetching beer and playing pool. But while its latest act is a little less fun, it’s more practical — folding socks. After Willow Garage sponsored a competition for the robot to be shown on video doing “impressive things,” one group at...