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Twine – Strings the real world to the internet

on Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The Twine is created by Supermechanical , a pair of graduates from  MIT Media Lab, and is currently seeking ( well, they’ve actually already exceeded ) funding on Kickstarter. The Twine is a durable 2.5″ square that provides in-built wifi connectivity, internal on-board temperature and accelerometer, as well as an external expansion jack for other sensors (Read More…


The evolution of gadgets as seen in the Sears, Roebuck & Company catalogs

on Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, News

If you’re a gadget fanatic that also loves history, you’re going to love this…, the website that has helped scores of people trace their family roots, is making available the complete collection of the Sears, Roebuck & Company spring and fall catalogs, spanning 1896 through 1993. You’ll be able to check out the evolutionRead More…


Why the Peek 9

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
Posted in: Articles, News, Wireless

The makers of the Peek Pronto have introduced a new device; the Peek 9. Great! What is it? Is it a phone? A scientific calculator? A digital dictionary? I got it, it’s an Electronic Foreign Language Translator! Actually it is none of those things. It is an Email Device. It probably should be some orRead More…


Record-O-Clip Review

By: Griffin Peyton
on Friday, April 9th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous, Reviews

Are you tired of hearing and/or reading about Apple’s newest edition to the Cupertino family? No? Well, me either…BUT, if you’d like to divert your attention for a bit, Record-O-Clip may be an equally worthy investment!


The Voice Interactive Personal Assistant

By: Griffin Peyton
on Monday, February 22nd, 2010

It’s not uncommon to keep yourself up at night as you race through the mounting “to-do” lists in your mind…but why lose sleep over it?  The Voice Interactive Personal Assistant from Hammacher Schlemmer lets you rest easy by recording and replaying up to six commands at the time of your choosing.  This voice-activated alarm clockRead More…