You’ve no doubt heard of a spork which looks like a spoon with short fork-like tines on the edge. Campers and EDC fans like them because they combine two tools into one. Enter the Knork which looks like an ordinary stainless steel fork till you take a closer look. The outside tines have been beveled without being […]
If you want to be a real Jedi Master party host at your next May the 4th Be With You celebration, hop in your T-16 Skyhopper and brave the Jundland Wastes to score a set of these Star Wars Heroes & Villains Cookie Cutters from Williams-Sonoma. They include the four iconic likenesses of Darth Vader, […]
Ever wanted your own Sushi train at home? Tracktile Tables might make your dream come true (thought their selling point is chocolate delivery). Made from Beech veneer, the tables include embedded Brio track pieces that allow you to design your own railroads (for use with Brio train sets) for delivering food from guest to guest. The tiles can […]
Wacky Practicals has developed a new take on the conventional tea kettle, a collapsible version that is made of silicone. The Pack Away Kettle has a stainless steel base that does conduct heat so it will stay hot after boiling. It is safe for all heat sources, electric, conduction, and gas stoves. Now you can […]
I’m not sure if it’s due to the fact that I’ve been watching Game of Thrones on HBO, but I couldn’t help but smile when I saw the Swashbuckling BBQ Sword on ThinkGeek. This cleverly shaped cooking skewer will be the envy of your buddies at your next cookout. It’s 19″ long, made of heavy […]
Remember the Boogie Board that Julie reviewed awhile back? Well it seems that Improv Electronics has updated their Boogie Board line. The new line includes a bigger Boogie Board of 10.5” which will cost $60, a $45 8.5” binder slate, and a Brookstone exclusive $40 slate. The 10.5” version has added features such as, a […]
Several years ago I reviewed the SmartShopper grocery list recording device. The SmartShopper has been recently upgraded with a smaller design and extra features like a built in timer, ability to keep two lists and ways to sort the list by your store layout. The SmartShopper still doesn’t require ink, but it does use small […]
The Tapi from DreamFarm adds a water fountain capability to your regular tap. Just squeeze-n-snort. It doesn’t impede the normal flow and comes in a range of colors. $5 [Via OhGizmo!]
Forget the X-Files…the Coolness Factor is the Truth that’s Out There… While most people like to read the Gadgeteer to find out the latest in cool, new electronic gadgetry, it’s important to remember that gadgets aren’t ALWAYS electronic. Sometimes they just have to be cool. Something you can’t help but look at. Something you can’t […]
I really look forward to doing kitchen gadget reviews when the purpose of the gadget is to make something yummy. Today I want to show you the Pizzelle Pro Express Bake 834 from Chef’sChoice. If you are not familiar with pizzelles, they are crisp thin cookies that originated in Italy. Jeanne has wanted one forever, […]
Well I think this is legit. While most postings for a see-through toaster make note that the designs are just concepts, I found the Magimix Vision see-through toaster (“coming to Williams Sonoma stores in Spring 2010″) on actual web sites, for sale as of right now. JohnLewis.com claims it has “more than 10 in stock” […]
You can buy the Autonomous Saucier from Hammacher Schlemmer. It’s a battery powered sauce stirrer. No longer will you need to slave over a pan of gravy when you have this little gadget. It sits in the pan and automatically spins and revolves around to keep everything mixed and smooth. The three legs made of […]
The NESCAFÉ® Dolce Gusto is a beverage brewing system brought to you by Nescafe and Krups. That’s sure a mouth full, isn’t it? After unboxing the thing and setting it on the kitchen counter, my spouse took one look at it and named it “The Coffee Duck”, but for the review I’ll stick with calling […]
There are two beverages that I would be hard pressed to live without. Tea and Diet Coke. I love tea, but I’m addicted to Diet Coke. I drink the 20 ounce plastic bottles from vending machines at work and cans at home. Even though I recycle, I often feel guilty at the number of bottles […]
Do you use your refrigerator as the family bulletin board? If so, do you use tape or magnets to hold your lists and pictures? Tape can leave a sticky residue and some magnets can scratch and mark up the surface of your refrigerator. The Endo Clip is a magnet, but it won’t hurt the surface […]
I’ve been a tea drinker my whole life. No stinky coffee for me thank you very much! ;o) I was raised on cheap Lipton bagged tea. But as an adult, I discovered loose tea and am always trying new varieties of green, black and white teas. To fix a cup of loose tea, you need some type of infuser that will hold the leaves as they brew. Gamila Company’s Teastick Gem is just such an infuser. Let’s give it a try…
I did not start drinking coffee until I was in the service and was 19 years old. After a 6-year stint, I’m able to drink anything resembling coffee and probably have drunk things I shouldn’t have. If it is burned at the bottom of steel pot and you add water and re-heat, is it still coffee?
Here’s my quick look video review of the Snap Capp, which was sent to me by Convenient Gadgets & Gifts.
Here’s my quick look video review of the DoneRight Timer from Tuscan Concepts Inc..
I don’t know about all of you, but the first thing I do after getting seated on a flight is to open the seat back pocket to find the latest issue of the Skymall catalog. I didn’t change that habit on my last trip when I went out to San Francisco for MacWorld Expo. One of the more interesting items that I saw in the catalog was the tiny iwave cube portable microwave from icube designs. Coincidently, a few days after returning from the trip, I was contacted asking if I might like to review this mini appliance. Of course I said yes. Let’s take a look…
Do you still write your weekly grocery shopping and errands lists on scraps of paper, only to lose them before it’s actually grocery day? Or maybe you keep your lists on a PDA or Smartphone, which requires time for formatting and sorting? If you would like an easier solution than those two methods, I have something really cool to show you today. It’s the SmartShopper Grocery List Organizer from SmartShopper Electronics, Inc.
I remember this episode of “Roseanne” from years ago. The Connors were sitting at the breakfast able and Dan was yelling at Roseanne. The reason being, she was double dipping into the butter and leaving food crumbs in the bowl. I remember laughing and going, “I know, I hate it when someone does that!” May sound strange, but hey, I get annoyed by seeing someone’s food crumbs in my butter. Here to possibly save “Dan” and me from the crumbs is the One Click Butter Cutter.
“Don’t worry honey, I just fed the dog for today”
“Um.. I already fed the dog two hours ago!”
This type of conversation is a common one in my household. From feeding the dog to cleaning out the fridge, it can be complicated to keep track of it all. When I saw the DaysAgo timer, I knew that I had try one as soon as possible, so that we could stave off potential canine obesity in my household.
And now for a review that isn’t quite a gadget, but since a lot of gadgeteers might be able to use it, I thought what the heck. First of all, how many of you have a counter top or cabinet crammed full of snack bags that require clips to keep them closed and their contents fresh? If you’re anything like me, you have more packages then clips and have to resort to double clipping or using weird items as clip substitutes.