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mini-hover-drone

The HoverDrone: World’s Smallest Remote Controlled Flying Toy

Got twenty bucks?  Easily entertained?  Then what I've got for you will quite literally blow your mind wide open. It's called the HoverDrone, and it's a little toy hovercraft that actually hovers. It's not that much bigger arou...
 
Autos
 
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rc-tissue-box
rc-tissue-box

RC Driver Tissue Box Drives Tissues To You

Now this is actually a really fun idea--you know how, when you were a kid, you probably used to imagine various household objects as race cars?  Well, now you can do it for real with the RC Driver Tissue Box. This isn't just a ...

 
Computers
 
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Retro-Cube-mini-Speaker-with-MP3-Player
Retro-Cube-mini-Speaker-with-MP3-Player

Retro Cube Mini Speaker From fu-bi: Big Name, Little Product

Coming to you today from the folks at fu-bi is the Retro Cube Mini Speaker With MP3 Player. Basically, it's pretty much what it says on the box.  It's a speaker that hooks to your iPod or your PC, with either a headphone jack o...
 
Gaming
 
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casmobot-banner1
casmobot-banner1

Casmobot Lawnmower Controlled With A Wiimote (video)

It's always pretty interesting to see other things besides the Wii get controlled via Wiimote.  Some have hooked it to Airsoft guns or what have you, but today I've dug up a little something interesting. Thanks to the Casmobot ...

 
Apple
 
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iphone-parallels
iphone-parallels

A Graphic Lesson About Home iPhone Repair

Consider this a cautionary tale against trying to fix your iPod or your iPhone yourself.  Recently, a guy over in Sussex (like the European Sussex) tried fixing it.  And he'd checked online, and discovered that the repair proce...
 
Concepts
 
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zii-mediabook-vid-1_01

Creative Labs Going Into E-Reader Market

And there's yet another competitor throwing its hat into the steadily crowding e-reader arena (we get any more hats in there and we could open up a millenery shop!), but it's not exactly from a source you'd expect. Creative Lab...

 
Gaming
 
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nintendo-wii-console
nintendo-wii-console

Wii Sales Fall Through Floor, No Longer Driving Company

Remember just a year ago, when Wiis were almost impossible to find in stores and you could make a pretty fair chunk of cash by selling one of these hot little properties on eBay?  Well, a year makes a pretty huge difference, an...
 
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sony-playtv-ps3

Sony’s PlayTV Finally Washes Up In Australia

Later this month marks the release of the Sony PlayTV, a Tivo-esque HDTV recorder that hooks to your PS3 and records television to the PS3's hard drive.  They'll be asking $169.95, at least in Australia, and can actually be use...

 
Computers
 
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phraselator
phraselator

The Phraselator: A Universal Translator Can’t Be Far

So I was digging around when I found DARPArama, kind of a clearinghouse of prototypes and ideas and whatnot out of DARPA, or Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. And I started reading about the Phraselator...and frankly, ...
 
Bluetooth
 
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nanoshufflething
nanoshufflething

Apple Patents New Headset MP3 Player

Once again, Apple has blown us all away with its relentless flood of gadgetry, as a new patent has emerged. It's about what you'd get if you managed to combine an iPod Shuffle with a Bluetooth headset, and what it's being calle...

 
GPS
 
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child tracker
child tracker

Track Your Children’s Movements: The ET3500 Tracking Bracelet

Remember how yesterday we were talking about tracking your children with a simple USB device from Insignia?  Well, apparently, the child tracker phenomenon is really taking off because another device has stepped up to challenge...
 
Autos
 
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The-In-Car-Reporter
The-In-Car-Reporter

The Driving Reporter Gadget: The Black Box For Your Car

Here's a device that makes Big Brother look a lot more fun and accessible--the Driving Reporter Gadget. It's a USB device that's also an in-car 16 channel GPS system that stores about 100 hours of your driving.  All the data, a...