Monthly Archives: July 2011

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STŌK QUATTRO Review

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[rating: 4.5/5] The one thing that lets me know it’s summer time, is the smell of a barbeque being fired up. All throughout my neighborhood there are guys like me who love to relax outside with a cold beer and a hot flame. You can make the argument of if...

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Wurlitzer Lyra Jukebox

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Wurlitzer is synonymous with the word jukebox, so it’s no surprise to see the company whip up a digital version called the Lyra.  At the center of this music machine is a 15-inch touchscreen that incorporates their own special interface that replicates the turntable experience.  From there you can access Internet radio...

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iPhone SLR Mount

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The iPhone 4’s camera is without a doubt a top notch shooter. However, if you’re a PI, as in private investigator, it’s anything but practical.  That is unless of course you throw down $250 for the iPhone SLR Mount from Photojojo.  OK, so the chances a PI would use their...

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LG E2370V-BF 23” Monitor Review

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[Rating: 4.5] I’ve never heard of a gaming monitor built with a response time over 5ms. It’s unheard of. And yet that’s what LG sent me to review in the E2370V-BF, a poorly named 23” 16:9 display with some interesting features…and a response time of 14ms. Still there? Good, because...

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Super Collar: Strong Enough for a Bear?

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It’s a back breaking experience to bend over and hold your 155lb dog by the collar.  Chances are this scenario presents itself when strangers come to the door or your release good old fido from the back of the car. Enter the Super Collar.  It features a built-in retractable 3-foot leash that...

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Snowtrooper Star Wars Cufflinks

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Snowtrooper Star Wars cufflinks, need we say more?  Slips77 has them on sale at their Etsy store for $35.  However, shipping will cost you $4.50, unless of course you reside in Norway, where shipping is just $3. Read...

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Hot-Pot BBQ:Garden & BBQ Grille In One Package!

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Two-in-one items are always the best! Not only do you get more for your money, but multifunctional pieces are also always welcomed when you’re trying to save space and money. Black+Blum’s Hot-Pot BBQ Grill ($124) combines a gardening pot/herb garden (that actually functions as an actual terracotta that you can...

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Multifunctional Alarm Clock: The Alternative Alarm Clock

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In today’s world, where we’re always looking to save time, effort, energy and space, multifunctional pieces are always welcomed. Take for instance the Alternative Alarm Clock from designer Kihyun Kim, which is not only an alarm, but also serves as an extension cord with two outlets! It’s diverse and modern design...

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Harman AKG GHS-1 Review

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[rating: 2.5/5] Harman and AKG are names that have been long associated with high end stereo equipment (AKG has been around since 1947, Harman since 1953), so it was a real shock to me when I saw they were making a gaming headset.  Could this be the start of something...

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Motorola DROID 3 Price and Launch Date Announced

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Motorola’s DROID 3 arrived on Verizon Wireless’ network today, and costs $199.99 after a 2-year contract signing.  Motorola says that the DROID 3 is the “world’s thinnest full QWERTY smartphone”, all the while sporting a 4-inch qHD touchscreen, a dual-core 1 GHz processor, and an 8-megapixel camera with the ability...