Household
 
 
 
Household
 
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rca_dta800
rca_dta800

Switch To DTV Delayed Until June 12, 2009

The House of Representatives passed legislation to delay the transition from analog to digital-only broadcasts to June 12, 2009. This move allows those procrastinators who haven't purchased an analog to digital converter box to...
 
Clocks
 
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homer_simpson_clock2
homer_simpson_clock2

Homie Wants A Beer, Every Second Of Everyday

Everyone at some point in their meaningful existences has had some form of Simpson's gear, in one form or another.  I had the Bart t-shirt that said "I'm Bart Simpson, Who The Hell Are You?"  I was in middle school.  Pictured a...
 
Clocks
 
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smashingclock
smashingclock

Smash Clock Lets You Vent While Off The Clock

It's about time!  There needs to be more products like this for sure.  An alarm clock that's snooze/off button reacts perfectly to a clenched fist slamming down upon it.  No word on pricing or manufacturer, but if this clock ma...

 
Household
 
sharkfin_icetray
sharkfin_icetray
sharkfin_icetray

Shark Fin Ice Tray!

Finding a creative gift can sometimes require being in the right place at the right time.  Think of this as that.  The Shark Fin Ice Tray designs ice cubes that float like ice burgs with the fin up.  I can only imagine the nigh...
 
Biometrics
 
scottjones-house
scottjones-house
scottjones-house

Scott A. Jones’ Mansion Walk Through, Includes Secret Passages, Retina Scanners & More (video)

Scott A. Jones won a contract with the telephone industry back in the late 80s to develop a mass level voicemail system. He also invented Gracenote and a few other things. As a result, he's been 'paid', and his home in Indianap...
 
Clocks
 
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safety-alarm-clock
safety-alarm-clock

Saftey Alarm Clock: DIY ‘Key Kill Switch’ Alarm Clock

Snoozing isn't the part that causes the losing, it's the turning off the alarm all together that does.  This DIY alarm clock project, called the Safety Alarm Clock insures you'll never shut off your alarm and sleep past work or...

 
Household
 
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valli-arredobagno-hi_mirror
valli-arredobagno-hi_mirror

The Hi Mirror Won’t Say Hello, But At Least It’s Forward Thinking

Frankly, I don't see what all the hoopla is in this mirror cum media station.  At the end of the day, it is a slick looking mirror, no doubt about that, but all they've really done is stuff an LCD screen with a TV tuner, radio ...
 
Household
 
cup-o-noodle-vending-machine
cup-o-noodle-vending-machine
cup-o-noodle-vending-machine

Something Every Dorm Should Have: A Cup O’ Noodle Vending Machine (video)

Like the title suggests, every college dorm should have one of these.  I think it's intended to be bit of a joke, but you gotta appreciate the hot water safety mechanism and overall production quality of the video.  Oh, and don...
 
Clocks
 
eco-clima-control
eco-clima-control
eco-clima-control

Oregon Scientific Comes Green With The RMR500 Eco Clima Control

Another booth I wasn't able to attend while at CES was Oregon Scientific (actually I walked by but ran out of time).  Fortunately, they passed along a tid bit (and a high rez image) on their latest weather device, the RMR500 Ec...

 
Furniture
 
instakitchen
instakitchen
instakitchen

The Armoire Kitchen: Self Contained Kitchen, Space Saving Design

With the armoire kitchen one can boast of having everything including the kitchen sink. This very cool, space-saving kitchen concept packs in a mini sub-zero fridge, two electric burners, a sink (of course), microwave, and sing...
 
Household
 
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nimble-feat-android-3
nimble-feat-android-3

CES: Touch Revolution Nimble Home Phone

What is it: The Touch Revolution Nimble (beta name) is a variety of touchscreen devices running the Android OS. Features: Android OS, 5-inch to 8-inch touchscreens, photo viewer, media player, super strong dent and wear resista...
 
CES 2009
 
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iriver-wave-3
iriver-wave-3

CES: iRiver Wave Home

What is it: The iRiver Wave is home media device with a built-in phone running Linux.  They plan to partner with a telecom company to sell the device. Features: 7-inch LCD, VoIP with video, radio, flash games, phonebook sync, t...