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Household
 

Luggage w/ Built-in Scale to Measure Weight

Many a time I have returned from vacation with my bag swelling from gifts, clothing, and God knows what else. Getting to the airport is always a hassle, but doable. Paying an extra $25-50 in over weight baggage fees is somethin...
 
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Gaming
 

My XBox 360 just died

Alright, it's official, my XBox 360 just died.  I'm having the infamous 3 flashing red lights.  This isn't the first time my XBox 360 has had this problem, but before, unplugging the machine, removing the hard drive and memory ...
 
 
 
Computers
 

Parallels Windows Virtualization on Intel Macs

Sure enough, just as Apple announced a beta for Boot Camp, software that allows you to boot Windows on your Mac, Parallels announced Workstation 2.1 support for Intel Macs. Parallels is a virtualization software that allows you...
 

 
Wacky
 

Infrared Blood Alcohol Test

There's a new technology out that will actually allow officers to "scan" for drunk drivers via infrared!  This crazy technology was originally developed to help diabetics scan their blood without a needle. The technology works ...
 
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Household
 

Blue LED Light that Attaches to Any Faucet

Ever stumble to the faucet late night to quench that dry, raw mouth from boozing too hard the night before? I know I have, and often been too foggy eyed to see the faucet to fill my glass. Enter the Blue LED faucet light. Attac...
 
 
Biometrics
 

Forget Signatures, Just Scan Your Fingerprint

A company known as SmartMetric ordered a press release today announcing the development of what they tout as the first ‘affordable’ fingerprint scanner for credit cards and similar sized IDs. This isn’t the first time we’ve hea...
 

 
 
Mods
 

Fan Boat Turned Bicycle

So it may not be in working order yet, but strap on some auto inflating air bags, and you got yourself an amphibious vehicle on the cheap. Looks like the frame has been fashioned out of a dolly with bike handle bars welded on. ...
 
 
Mods
 

Keyboard Shoes

Probably the perfect gift for the true techie in the family. Sorry, the keys aren’t functional (far as we can tell), but at least the shoes won top prize at the 6th annual Hong Kong Footwear Design Contest. Keyboard Shoes [Tech...
 
 
 
Clocks
 

Alarm That Stops You From Nodding Off at the Wheel

I sure could use the Nap Alarm from Japanese company Takanoha, following my grotesquely large meals as I have a tendency to hit lunch-time coma while at work. When you start to nod off the alarm vibrates behind your ear to jolt...
 

 
Microsoft
 

Boot Camp – Boot Windows on an Intel Mac

Now you can officially boot Windows XP Service Pack 2 on your Intel Mac thanks to Apple's Boot Camp.  Apple Boot Camp will let you dual boot both OS X Tiger (10.4) and Windows XP Service Pack 2 (Home or Professional) on yourInt...
 
 
 
Portable
 

Whiteboard that Records Hand Drawn Notes and Pics and Prints Directly

These innovative Panasonic whiteboards, which are commonly used for presentations, not only records what's drawn on its surface, but instantly prints to the attached and included printer. This is particular useful for distribut...
 
 
Military
 

Tivoli iSongBook w/ Hidden iPod Dock

The weather resistant Tivoli iSongbook is a light weight compact stereo with a hidden iPod dock. Just flip open the hidden dock, place in any docking iPod, and you can control the iPod and iSong book with the included credit ca...