Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chumby 8

Chumby 8 Review

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[rating: 3/5] By now you might be familiar with the Chumby devices. If not, head over to our Chumby 1 review, which is the second iteration of the product. The Chumby 8 basically picks up where the company fell short and filled many of the proverbial holes that I experienced...

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Swiss Flame: A Swiss Army Knife with a Built-in Lighter

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Swiss Army knives are a must have for any self respecting boyscout.  Each knife, at the very least, includes a corkscrew, a nail file, a serrated blade, a straight blade, a pair of tweezers and a toothpick.  In terms of survival it was the ultimate tool and the more blades or gadgets...

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Keurig Platinum Review

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[rating:4.5/5] As I stated previously, I love a good cup of coffee, so when I found one of the Keurig Platinum machines on my front porch I was relatively excited.  This was going to be another excuse opportunity to drink coffee at all hours of the day in order to...

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Battleship iOS Review

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[Rating: 4] The last time I seriously played battleship was at least 10 years ago, with my brother bored one afternoon, the board game having saved the day. At least for a little while…they’re called board games for a reason, but bored out of my mind like an ADHD-riddled child...

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Puzzle Agent 2 Review

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[Rating: 1.5] The first Puzzle Agent was a surprising change of pace when considering the flock of iOS games streaming like an unrepentant hurricane into the App Store. It was charming and fun, with true story and entertainment besides fun puzzle solving. Great puzzles and a flummoxing cast of colorful...

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Custom-built Batmobile with iPad

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We’ve seen die-hard fans do some crazy things and go to incredible lengths to collect anything, and everything, from some of their favorite movies, but “Batman” enthusiast and builder, Casey Putsch, pretty much takes the cake thanks to his real-life Batmobile. Putsch’s creation is molded after the Batmobile from the...

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You Don’t Know Jack iOS Review

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[Rating: 4.5] There’s something I’d like to talk to you about. Have a seat. Are you ready? You Don’t Know Jack is back. Yes, you heard me right. You Don’t Know Jack is back. For iOS. I can die happy now....

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Versetta iPad Bags

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iPad bags and sleeves are a dime a dozen.  That’s why it’s refreshing to see the Versetta line of iPad bags.  They offer a few different options in terms of color and layout, but each one features a flap that flips down to reveal an iPad that is held in...

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OMA Monarch Speakers

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We don’t even know where to begin with the OMA Monarch speakers.  Hidden behind that grill are two 15-inch speakers that are said to deliver bass that “no high end design using small woofers can even hope to match”.  Those large wood baffles are designed to help load the woofers so...

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Ultimate Ears 350 Review

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[rating:4/5] The Ultimate Ears line by Logitech is known far and wide by professional audiophiles and average consumers alike.  They have a number of products ranging in price from $20, all the way to over $1000 – so there’s something for just about anyone.  This is going to be the...