Daily Archives: October 4, 2011

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Kwikset SmartCode Lever with Home Connect Review

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[rating:4/5] The newest crazy for companies to jump on is that of remote home management – turning on and off your lights and such, or in this case unlocking your door from your phone.  Oh, it’s been around for some time to be sure, but you had to be willing...

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iWood Laptop

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Well isn’t this adorable.  The iWood – stop, we know what you’re thinking – is a wood laptop, but instead of an operating system, battery, processor, keyboard and screen, it rocks a good old chalk board.  Perfect if you don’t want your kids to get sucked into the world of...

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Fanny Wang 1001 Headphone Review

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[rating:4/5] Nobody has done a better job than Dr. Dre at marketing headphones.  The brand has enjoyed massive success not because they make a solid product, but because they’re selling a lifestyle.  Now, Fanny Wang (not Vera Wang) has similar aspirations. Last week they sent me a pair of their...

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Lacie LaPlug (video)

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LaCie isn’t known for releasing knew an innovative products, but let’s be honest, they’re a hard drive manufacturer.  We’ve seen a variety of Internet connected hard drives from the company before, but most of those cost a pretty penny. Now the company has released the LaPlug.  It’s a NAS (Network Area...

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Gears of War 3 Review

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[Rating: 4.5/5] It’s been a long time coming – one of the first, few major franchises to propel the Xbox 360 above and beyond Sony’s Playstation 3, has finally come to a close. Gears of War, the Epic Games trilogy of oversized men, consistent badmouthing, true bullet sponges, and an...

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BRABUS Creates 4WD Full Electric E-Class Prototype

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Known for their aftermarket creations, BRABUS has decided to get into the electric car game and debuted a high-performance 4WD full electric prototype at the Frankfurt Motor Show back in September. While they didn’t create the car from the ground up, they did use a Mercedes-Benz E-Class as the base...

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30 of the Best iOS 5 Features (list)

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Tomorrow, Apple will unveil the next iPhone, presumably the iPhone 4GS or iPhone 5.  Not only will it be faster and have an upgraded camera, but it will be powered by iOS 5.  Here are the top 30 new and improved features that users are going to love. 1. Wireless...

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Elgato Video Capture Review

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[rating:4/5] While it’s been long enough that some of us have probably  sold our VCRs at garage sales or tossed them with all of our tapes in the garbage long ago, there are still a select few (myself included) who have hung on to some of those VHS cassettes for...

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Blackberry Torch 9850 Review

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[Rating: 2.5/5] RIM just hasn’t been able to make an all-purpose touch-based handset. They tried with the Storm, the Storm II, and the Torch (and subsequent models), but each new offering has failed in halting the shift of users leaving Blackberry for an iPhone, Android, or even Windows Phone 7...