Monthly Archives: November 2011

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iPhone 4S vs LG Nitro HD (comparison)

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The iPhone 4S is still considered top dog, even though some recently compared phones like the Motorola Droid Razr and Samsung Galaxy Nexus have come closer and closer to overtaking Apple’s moneymaker. Then today AT&T announced, perhaps preemptively (LG has scheduled their own event to reveal something on December 1st),...

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How to Use Google Music (how to)

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When Apple announced iTunes Match, all iPhone fans were ecstatic. All Android fans uttered a collective “been there, done that” yawn. That’s because Google Music has not only been able to play music from the cloud since March, it does it at no extra charge. iTunes Match, by contrast, charges...

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$2,400 Robotic Gymnast

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Every year the same holiday question arises: what to get for the man/woman who has everything?  Chances are he doesn’t have Hammacher’s Advanced Acrobatic Robot. This 13-inch tall toy includes 17 servos that work in unison with an included gyro sensor and accelerometer to perform a variety of tricks that range from...

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LG Nitro HD Launch Date and Price Announced

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Across the pond LG has chosen to adorn their latest line of phones with multiple variations of the Optimus name.  Confusing?  You bet.  And that’s why they’re latest handset to launch in the US is called the LG Nitro HD (the Optimus LTE in the EU). If you’re gunning for...

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10 Top Cyber Monday Deals (list)

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Didn’t make it out for all the Black Friday deals? Don’t fret because you have a second chance thanks to all the Cyber Monday deals. While some may still not be as low as the ones from Friday, you can still score those coveted gadgets been eying for way less...

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Iguana 29 Amphibious Craft (video)

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The Iguana 29 is a far shot from that flying hovercraft, but it does sport a similar versatility.  Hidden in the hull of the boat are a pair of retractable caterpillar tracks that allow it to leaves the water and traverse some of the most challenging of terrain.  Unfortunately, top speed...

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Solio Bolt Review

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There is a giant push in today’s society to use renewable, clean energy – the so called green movement.  We’re seeing this everywhere on large scale items like electric cars, or solar powered houses – but there are much fewer small-scale applications.  Yes, there are other small solar chargers, but...

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011 – Portable Media Players

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It may come as a shock to some, but there are still millions of people who don’t use their phones as their media players. For iPhone owners, that must be a huge shock. Android-smartphone owners are now growing a similar sentiment thanks to Google Music. With so many people using...

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Big Thodio iBox (video)

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[GR]oz2aTmiWA6Q[/GR] Portable speakers are a dime a dozen.  Sure, many of them sound great, but how many of them look good as well?  And hence why we’re so attracted to the new iBox (remember the original?).  We haven’t had an opportunity to get our mitts on one, but if it...

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Fairy Salt and Pepper Wands

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This holiday sprinkle a bit of cheer onto your salads, pastas and appetizers with these Fairy Salt and Pepper wands.  The combo will set you back $12 and right now the retailer, Chiasso, is offering free shipping on all orders, or so it would appear. We realize that these probably...