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This game not only improves your child’s memory, it helps him remember family members

on Monday, August 25th, 2014
Posted in: Geek Toys, Kid Gadgets, News

I’ve heard of people who make little photo books for their young children that contain pictures of their family members who live far away.  The child may not see Grammy very often, but she’ll be familiar with Grammy’s face from looking at the photo album and talking with her parents about the pictures as theyRead More…


Make personalized gift wrapping paper with your own photos

on Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

We’ve told you about a variety of products that you personalize with your own photos – books, stretched canvas, 3-d figures – but I’ve never seen this product before.  GiftSkins lets you make custom gift wrapping paper using your own images.  You can even add a personalized message, so your paper will be absolutely perfectRead More…

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Aluminyze Photo Printing review

on Thursday, February 14th, 2013

“If a picture speaks a thousand words… Aluminyze leaves you speechless!” announced the Aluminyze website.  It is precisely what you think:  your photos are printed on a sheet of aluminum.  Huh?  Why?  Aluminyze says that their aluminum prints are durable, beautiful, and make great gifts.  I had a corner of my office that needed someRead More…


Transform Your Photos into Aluminum Art with Aluminyze

on Thursday, October 11th, 2012
Posted in: Camera Gear, News

A lot of families like to give photos of their children to the grandparents as holiday gifts, and Aluminyze  has a unique photo product that is the perfect gift.  Instead of paper, Aluminyze infuses your images on a thin, solid sheet of aluminum.  Vibrant colors make your photo come alive, and the aluminum means yourRead More…

A Mixbook collects your photos and lets you share them with others.

Mixbook Personalized Printed Photo Books Review

on Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Mixtapes (or mixCDs, if you’re of the younger generation that didn’t have to use tape), those custom-designed soundtracks of your life from high school and before, were ubiquitous. If you liked someone, or wanted to celebrate a special memory or event, you’d make a mixtape to play in the background. We still do similar thingsRead More…


RocketLife Photo Mug Review

on Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Posted in: Camera Gear, Gear, Reviews

RocketLife online printing service allows you to create photobooks, mugs, calendars, mousepads, cards, and a variety of other prints and keepsake photo gifts.  I was happy to give their service a try when they offered The Gadgeteer the opportunity to customize one of their photo mugs.  Read on to learn how my mug turned out andRead More…


Shapeways Photoshaper Review

on Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews

Shapeways is a company that allows you to “print” a 3-d design you have created using their design applications or your own design software or a design others have created and made available for purchase.  You can choose a variety of materials – metals, sandstone, or plastics – to render your creation.  Recently Shapeways hasRead More…