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Now you can have your own Moleskine books custom printed from the Paper iPad app

on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

We told you about the Paper by FiftyThree app right after it came out.  It’s a beautiful journaling app that lets you create your own digital Moleskine-like notebooks full of your photos, drawings, and writings.  Now FiftyThree and Moleskine have joined forces to create Book to turn your virtual notebook into a real-life notebook.  After you’ve created Read More…


Be inspired by Beautiful LEGO – New from No Starch Press

on Saturday, September 21st, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

If looking at your little brother’s LEGO creations never inspired your imagination, this new book from No Starch Press sure will. Beautiful LEGO by Mike Doyle is a 280 page coffee table book that features LEGO sculptures from dozens of artists. From abstract to life-like, the models featured in the pages of this book are Read More…


Julie’s gadget diary – Apple is boring and I miss Steve

on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
Posted in: Articles, Miscellaneous

I really tried to be excited about yesterday’s Apple iPhone 5C and 5S unveiling. As I watched the live stream, I kept telling myself maybe Apple will surprise me again. Maybe there will be “one more thing” to wow me. Maybe… But there wasn’t and it made me sad. Today I visited Apple’s site and Read More…


Your business cards will be well-protected, if they survive the freezing process

on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

How to keep your business cards safe from the grubby mitts of those pesky Jawas?  Store them in the Han Solo in Carbonite Business Card Case from ThinkGeek.  Made of metallic zinc alloy, it is jet back and features the haunting likeness of everyone’s favorite scoundrel…er, nice man… in raised 3D sculpt.  A spring-loaded tray Read More…


Windows 8.1 Released on October 18th

on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Are you a Windows 8 user that wants their start button back, along with more improvements to the OS? If you already have tried the Windows 8.1 preview, Microsoft has finally announced that Windows 8.1 will be officially released on October 18th worldwide. It will be a free update for current Windows 8 customers, and Read More…

The Ohto Minimo ballpoint pen could be the world’s skinniest clicky pen

on Monday, August 12th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The Ohto Minimo ballpoint pen has to be one of the thinnest and smallest clicky style (retractable point) ballpoint pens that I’ve ever seen. It features a metal body and pocket clip and is available in several colors including black, green, pink and orange. It comes with a special plastic card that has a sleeve Read More…


Facebook public post embedding announced

By: Leah Hallett
on Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Is Facebook moving away from a mainly private social network?  Until now, there wasn’t an easy way to embed Facebook status updates, posts, or your favorite photo/video of the moment into other news websites or blogs.  Well, today that all changed.  Facebook wants to branch out into more “live” web events – think Twitter-esque.  Only a handful of Read More…


MOO custom business cards and stickers review

on Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Business cards might be considered a little “old school” these days, but not everyone carries a smartphone that can transmit and receive contact info. If you’re looking for a new set of cards, MOO is a great online service that you can use to create custom business cards and stickers. They gave me a coupon Read More…


Extreme Summer G-Form gear giveaway!

on Monday, July 22nd, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous

Enjoy the rest of your Summer with this great prize pack of extreme gear from G-Form. You’ll be able to protect your gadgets and yourself with a variety of protective cases and wearable gear! Full contest details after the break.

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Canon Pixma Comix app on Facebook review

By: Leah Hallett
on Sunday, July 21st, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Ever daydreamed of being a character in your very own comic strip? Now with Canon’s new Pixma Comix App on the Canon U.S.A. Facebook page, you can do just that, for free. Use six images (either uploaded or already on Facebook) to embarrass yourself, friends, or family for many years to come in a printable Read More…


Back to school gadget giveaway!

on Monday, July 15th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous

Summer vacation is almost over and that means students will soon be heading back to school. What better way to celebrate (or make it less painful) than to give away a bunch of gadgets and gear! We have a variety of products for students and non-students alike. There’s something for everyone. Full contest details after Read More…


Free professional workshops from creativeLIVE

By: Leah Hallett
on Friday, July 12th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

  Starting in 2010, creativeLIVE has broadcast workshops and seminars taught by leading professionals and educators in the fields of photography, design, business, lifestyle, and video… online for FREE!  These workshops are jam packed with knowledge so if you’re streaming the class, you really need to set aside uninterrupted time to soak it all in and/or Read More…


Dress for success… in the bedroom with Legendary Suitjamas

on Sunday, July 7th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Inspired by the character Barney Stinson on the hit CBS TV show How I Met Your Mother, Legendary Suitjamas are loungewear/sleepwear that has been designed to resemble a tailored suit. These upscale pajamas are handmade by tailors using the finest quality silk/cotton blend for comfort and breathability. Suitjamas are priced at $99.95 and are available Read More…


SlimScan receipt scanner stores in your wallet

on Saturday, June 29th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The Planon SlimScan SS100 is a credit card sized scanner that has been designed for scanning receipts and business cards. It’s about the same size as a stack of 3 credit cards at 2.0 x 3.1 x 0.12 inch, so it stores easily in a card slot in your wallet. Images are scanned at 300 Read More…


You’ve heard of zen gardening, but how about zen drawing?

on Monday, June 17th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The Buddha Board is a specially designed art board that you paint on with an included brush and water. That’s right, you don’t use paint or ink… just water. The zen aspect is that as the water evaporates your image will completely disappear. This is supposed to teach you to live in the now. Draw/write Read More…


Wicked Audio Reverb headphones giveaway!

on Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous

You’ll turn heads when you listen to your favorite tunes in these Reverb headphones from Wicked Audio. They’ve been kind enough to offer a pair to one lucky reader. If you’d like a chance to win one, read on for details on how to enter.

#Lifeloggers – How do you track your life?

on Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The people behind Memoto, the successfully funded Kickstarter project, have created an interesting documentary about lifelogging. This documentary touches on an important change in how people understand and remember their lives through self-tracking health devices, logs of daily activities through social networks to incoming technologies like Google Glass and Memoto Watching the video has inspired Read More…


Break out of a boring day by searching “Atari Breakout” on Google

By: Ryan Chapman
on Monday, May 20th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Scanning the web the other day, I came across an amusing Easter egg from Google. If you search for “Atari Breakout” on Google image search, the results will morph into their own version of Breakout, complete with sound effects. After beating the first level, another set of images comes up (mine happened to be images Read More…


Ino Reader is a potential replacement for Google Reader

on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

If you are one of the many users that were upset by hearing that Google Reader was being retired, then take a look at Ino Reader.  It’s a free, browser-based RSS reader that has a simple and easy to use interface.  You can sign in with Google, Facebook, or create a new login with email.  You can Read More…


Mother’s Day shopping ideas for your gadget lovin momma

on Saturday, May 4th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

With Mother’s Day only one week away, here are some sites to check out if your mom happens to enjoy gadgets and tech. Hammacher Schlemmer – Check out their Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2013 with free shipping on $99+ with code: HSFREE. Hurry, offer ends soon! ThinkGeek – No thinking is required because they’ve done Read More…


Clipless – No pockets, no belt, no problem

on Saturday, April 20th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

The Clipless clip system gives you the ability to secure any device to clothing, with or without a belt or pockets. It’s held by a safe (shielded), industrial strength magnet and can be useed around the house, at the office, when working out at the gym, and even in the car. Clipless can be secured Read More…


Grip Clip – A nerd fashion accessory

on Saturday, April 13th, 2013

With only 6 days to go, the Grip Clip Kickstarter project is already fully funded. This small injection molded silicone clip slides onto the temple of your glasses and provides  an open gripper that can hold a pencil, pen, or other similarly sized object. The look is akin to sticking a pencil behind your ear, but it Read More…

3D Printer + Snow = Signal Snowboards

on Tuesday, March 26th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

Signal Snowboards have done something really cool… they have created the worlds first snowboard using a 3D printer. The video above shows the 3D print and build process where they construct the board like a puzzle. After it’s completed, there is a great action sequence of the snowboard and rider blasting down a Colorado mountain. Read More…


Alien Skin now offering updated plugin for Photoshop – Eye Candy 7

By: William Ray Jr.
on Monday, March 25th, 2013

Alien Skin has come out with a new version of their unique and popular Eye Candy plugin for Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. Version 7 features a revamped interface that simplifies the process of applying these effects to your graphics. They have also added new effects, including a very realistic lightning generator. The melted version of Read More…


Google Reader is being retired

on Thursday, March 14th, 2013
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

As I opened my favorite RSS reader this morning – Google Reader, I received a pop-up that it will be retired on July 1, 2013.  News from Google’s official blog states: “We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. Read More…