Monthly Archives: December 2011

Micropod

Micropods

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The advent of the Internet has enabled a big pool of the work force to telecommute.  Case in point is this website, which doesn’t have an office, and instead finds most of its writers working out of coffee shops or if they dare, their homes.  Working from home, though, presents...

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Viper 600 SR Review

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If you’re a racing game nut, there are a number of different ways to elevate your game to the next level.  You could just go with the standard “wheel and pedals” setup on your table, but where’s the real immersion in that?  Chairs for racing games have been around for...

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Flyboard (video)

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[GR]lM8kEHjQz9U[/GR] While we wait for the Martin Jet Pack to go into production, and hopefully drop to middle class attainable price, we’re gonna go ahead and strap ourselves into something called the Flyboard, invented by jetski racing champion Franky Zapata. Unlike the Martin Jet Pack and The Jetlev, both which...

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Drum Machine T-Shirt (video)

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Thinkgeek has really out done themselves this time.   Just in time for this holiday gift giving is the Electronic Drum Machine Shirt. And guess what?  It’s already backordered, which attests to the popularity of this novelty item.  Or perhaps they just don’t have any in stock just yet. Much like...

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EOS Mixtape Watch

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The cassette tape died long ago, and the CD isn’t too far behind at this point thanks to the advent and proliferation of digital music (i.e. iTunes and Napster).  As a result those items and their associated devices, such as a Walkman and CD players will be come collector items,...

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Neverending Story eReader Cover

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Gone are the days of our youth, but that doesn’t mean we can’t and shouldn’t live in nostalgia.  And if you’re a kid from the 80s, then you’re all too familiar with the movie “The Neverending Story.”  It’s about a boy who is down on his luck, bullied at school...

Top Xmas Trees

11 Ultra Geeky Christmas Trees (list)

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The holiday season is in full effect! As many start decorating for the season, Christmas trees are erecting all over the world. But instead of going for the traditional evergreen, some have decided to build something a bit more unique. Here are some of the craziest trees we’ve discovered! 11....

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LG Marquee Review

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As Android phones become more and more prevalent in the marketplace, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that there is fragmentation of the operating system, in terms of device power. On the one hand there are high-end devices like the Galaxy S II, and on the other hand there are...

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How to Turn Off Ads on the $79 Kindle (how to)

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When Amazon announced the new line of Kindle eBook readers, the cheapest was an ad supported version which sells for $79.  Dubbed the Kindle 4, it offered a pretty cushy deal … users would get the new Kindle reader for $30 less in trade for special offers displayed in the...

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Leica V-Lux 3 Point and Shoot

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Think Leica and your brain will probably conjure up an image of an old school camera. No longer my friends.  A few days ago the company introduced the V-Lux 3, and it looks anything like their previous set of point and shoot cameras. Behind the 24x optical zoom lens, which provides...