Monthly Archives: April 2012

AeroPad Two

AeroPad Two: an Opulent $1,000 iPad Dock

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There is hardly any justification for spending close to $1,000 on an iPad Dock.  For that kind of cash you could travel the better part of the world or at least reach western Europe from any state in the US and still have money left over to go for a...

HP Ivy Bridge

HP Announces Six New Ivy Bridge Desktops

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HP has announced the addition of six new desktop computers to their Ivy Bridge lineup that already includes a number of laptops featuring Intel’s 22nm micro architecture. The six quad-core models will soon be available directly from the manufacturer. Three of the new Ivy Bridge Desktops will feature all-in-one form factors,...

Curis Stone Workbench

Curtis Stone “Workbench” Cutting Board

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Sometimes cooking takes more effort than going for a jog or scrubbing the bathtub.  And it’s really not the cooking part that’s the worst, it’s the cleanup, which can be painstaking if you don’t have dual sinks and a dishwasher too boot. This cutting board by Curtis Stone is true...

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iPhone 4S vs. Lumia 900

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Windows Phone 7 may be lagging behind both iOS and Android, but both Microsoft and Nokia have a lot riding on the Finnish company’s latest devices, especially their flagship Lumia 900. It’s big, imposing, and the two giant companies, along with US exclusive carrier AT&T, are going to do everything...

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Pocket Canon Destroys a Beer Bottle (video)

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[GR]6AFdeqIBpQ8[/GR] You’d never expect a pocket sized canon to work, right?  This one does and it obliterates a Corona beer bottle. It turns out it’s shooting a BB, a tiny little round steel ball.  The whole setup is pretty archaic looking, which might explain why it’s so compelling.  And by...

KOSS Striva TAP

KOSS Striva WiFi Headphones

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Bluetooth has long been the go to protocol when it comes to wirelessly transmitting tunes to a pair of headphones.  After all, Bluetooth is built into smartphone, car stereos and a variety of other equipment – plus it is relatively low power compared to some other wireless protocols.  But that...

Google Drive

Google Drive Cloud Storage Platform Revealed (video)

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[GR]wKJ9KzGQq0w[/GR] There’s been a lot of talk about Google’s own cloud storage platform and official news has been released on the new Google Drive. The basis of Google Drive is “Access Everywhere,” allowing you to access the cloud on the web, in your home, at the office and on the...