Monthly Archives: September 2011

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dockBoss+ Makes Any Android Phone 30-pin Dock Compatible

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Android users tend to snear at iPhone owners.  But it’s not superiority, it’s jealously, right?  After all, those with an iOS device are not only entitled to AirPlay tech as a defualt feature on their device, a more vast and robust app selection, but all the awesome speaker docks.  So...

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NERF Vortex Nitron

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The NERF Vortex Nitron can blast up to 20 Nerf discs at what is a reported 25-feet in rapid succession thanks to battery powered motor.  Included is a Centerfire Tech Electronic Scope to help you nail your target in between the eyes using pulsing targeting lights that can flash at...

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Pandora Internet Radio Gets a New Look

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A few days ago Pandora, the ultra popular Internet radio station that tailors music playback according to your tastes, rolled out a site redesign. And from where we sit it looks even better than before. They’ve implemented a number of updates, but the most notable one is targeted at you...

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AOC e1649fwu 16-inch USB Monitor Requires Zero Power

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Laptops by design boast limited screen real estate.  Fine if you’re updating a spreadsheet or tacking a word doc, but not if you’re trying to accomplish design work in Photoshop.  Sure, you could just stay home and sit in front of your dual 30-inch LED monitors, but what fun is...

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Hitachi KC18DHL 18-Volt Lithium Ion 2 Tool Combo Kit Review

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[rating:4.5/5] While I’ve reviewed a number of large tool combo kits before, this is the first “smaller” one that I’ve had the chance to test out.  While the “official” name for it is a “Two Tool Combo Kit”, it actually has two tools (a drill driver and an impact driver)...

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Philip Fidelio DS7700 Bluetooth Docking Speaker Review

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[rating:4.5/5] Jawbone’s Jambox owns the market when it comes to an ultra portable Bluetooth speaker.  But that  leaves plenty of room for the bigger, but still portable speaker docks.  Case in point is the Philips Fidelio DS7700 Bluetooth Docking Speaker. Before we get into the review, I’d like to point...

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Nikon V1 and J1 Pocket DSLR Cameras (video)

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It’s probably understatement, but the pocket friendly DSLR camera landscape is heating up. Today, Nikon announced the Nikon J1 and V1, an interchangeable lens mount camera that boasts HD video capture and a super fast autofocus system that is currently unparalleled. First, let’s get the core features out of the...

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Pedal Powered Fork Lift

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Kids hate cleaning their room.  If you’ve got one of those troublesome tikes then you know that the process to convince them to do so can be as agonizing as pulling teeth.  Unless of course you’ve got one of these, the Working Pedal Powered Forklift. It’s made from ABS plastic...

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Ranger Rover Ultimate Edition

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Earlier this year Range Rover showed off their limited edition Autobiography Ultimate Edition SUV.  Just 500 of these uber expensive, hand finished road vehicles will be produced.  So if you want one you better get in line. The mainstay of this vehicle is its opulent interior.  Rear passengers will enjoy...

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Incase 13-inch Macbook Air Neoprene Sleeve Review

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[rating: 3.5/5] So here’s the deal.  You’ve got a new 13-inch Macbook Air.  You don’t wanna scratch it. You could opt for Incase’s Perforated case, which I just reviewed.  However, that case doesn’t really protect the svelte laptop from dings and drops, since it’s attached to its body and as...

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Skype FreeTalk Connect Eliminates the Computer

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MagicJack ate Skype’s lunch.  But now Skype is fighting back with a new piece of hardware that allows you to make calls from your home phone using the Skype service.  It’s called FREETALK Connect•Me. FREETALK Connect•Me is a small box that sits between your phone and your home’s router.  Simple...