Storage

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The i-FlashDrive is an easy way to transfer data between your computer to your iPhone or iPad, and it also increases the storage available to your iOS device.  Simply insert your own microSD (HC) card into the i-FlashDrive, copy over files from your computer, and then use the Lightning connector to connect the i-FlashDrive to [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
elfa-pantry-door-system

I've shown you the elfa desk system I built for my home office, but I haven't shown you all the other elfa systems in my house.  We have a huge bookshelf that stores books and serves as the support table for the giant, 88-key electronic keyboard, my daughter's desk system, and the closet drawer systems. [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Home, Kitchen, News
lay-n-go-bags-2

Lay-n-Go manufactures "innovative organizational solutions for life, play, and travel."  These bags have drawstrings that pull the bag closed into a ball shape, so they can be carried along with your or used as a storage bag.  They come in various sizes that are small enough to hold your cosmetics or grooming supplies to keep [...]

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Posted in: Bags, News, Travel Gear
walhub

When you live in a small house or apartment, storage space is a valuable commodity that has to be managed well, or your house might end up looking like an episode of Hoarders. That's why I love the concept of the Walhub. It is a replacement faceplate for single and double gang wall switches that [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
cuppow-bnto

If you're looking to join the upcycle movement and make sure your cookies and milk don't turn into soggy cookie soup before you can enjoy them, you need to check out the Cuppow BNTO canning jar lunchbox adapter. It's a 6 oz BPA, BPS and phthalate free food-grade recycled plastic cup that fits into a [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News
boxwood-tubes

I have a storage fetish. I like little metal tins, boxes, pouches, etc. When I saw these Boxwood Storage Tubes in a Lee Valley catalog that came in the mail the other day, I knew I'd be placing a order. These screw top wooden tubes are made in France by a family known for their wood [...]

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Posted in: News, Pocket Gear

The Ball Claw Review

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I am in a never ending battle to keep my hectic life less cluttered. This fact spans all aspects of my world...from my office space, to my desk at home, to our garage, and everything in between.  Kurt Kay & John Kurcheski of K Concepts have designed an interesting device for mounting some of your [...]

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Posted in: Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews
timbuk2-pouch-19

I love Timbuk2 messenger bags for their good looks and versatility. I continue to use their custom laptop messenger bag that I reviewed as my every day gear bag. It's over 1 year old and still looks brand new. When you think of Timbuk2, you think of larger shoulder bags, but you might be interested in [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Reviews
iflashdrive

From the same company that created the HyperDrive, comes the iFlashDrive. This is a 2-way USB flashdrive that can has a 30 pin connector that can plug into iOS devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. On the other end is a standard male USB connector that allows you to plug it into a [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
coalesse-powerpod-8

Do you have a dusty old power strip under your desk? Isn't it fun to stand on your head to plug and unplug your various gadget chargers when ever you need some juice? The Coalesse PowerPod is a power strip that you can display on top of your desk, instead of hiding it under your [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews
Netgear ReadyNAS Management Console - Automatic Power Shutdown and Startup Configuration Screen

In today's connected home we take pictures digitally, listen to digital audio on our MP3 players, and download and watch digital movies on our HD TV’s.  All of these digital media files take up a copious amount of space and the growth of these files is outpacing our ability to store and protect them.  Thankfully, [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Audio, Video, TV Gear, Computer Gear, Home, Kitchen
levelup-ottoman

I wouldn't say that I'm a neat freak, but I like an uncluttered house. That's not saying that my house isn't cluttered, because it is... except for my basement. It's been newly remodeled and is the role model for the rest of the house. If you need a kick start to cleaning up some the [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, Home, Kitchen, News
lego-storage

Ok, this is too cool... Giant LEGO bricks that double as storage boxes. Officially licensed by LEGO, these bricks come in three different sizes (they also sell a LEGO head storage container) and several colors. You can even stack them just like the real bricks. I would love a set of these, but unfortunately, they [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Pogoplug Pro Available

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Pogoplug has added a new version of the Pogoplug, available today. We have covered the Pogoplug updates in the past as they added printer support and a wireless adaptor, and added the Pogoplug Biz. This appears to update and replace the Pogoplug, with the following features: Built-in wireless capabilities All-Black Same $99 retail place as [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News
levelup

LevelUp storage towers keep your PlayStation, XBOX and Wii systems and accessories organized and accessible. The towers snap together easily and have built in ventilation to allow your console to run reliably. Some features include a molded controller dock and soft-coated guitar hooks for gaming guitar controllers used in Guitar Hero or Rock Band, as [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, News
PogoplugBiz

Pogoplug is taking pre-order for the Pogoplug Biz. This is a newer, more expensive version of the Pogoplug Janet posted about earlier. They announced the new product on their Blog back at the end of July. The basic Pogoplug is $99, the Pogoplug Biz will be $299. There are no fees for using the service, [...]

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Posted in: Gear, Miscellaneous
OWC-Picture

The OWC Express USB 2.0 hard drive enclosure is an exercise in minimalism. In the picture you see the two elements of the case; a mini-USB port and an activity LED. I received a silver model to review. The enclosures come in your choice of silver, white, or black. When I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Do-It-Yourself, How-To, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
OWC-MTG_complete

I finally got around to upgrading my MacBook Pro's 200 GB hard drive. I could go on and on about how annoying it was to have to go to an authorized service center to get the upgrade since my generation of MBP does not have a user-upgradeable hard drive, but since Julie does not provide [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, Reviews
Drobo_S_Right_Hi

My backup strategy is quite a mish-mash of USB hard drives and an Apple Time Capsule. I have been intrigued by Drobo's various offerings in the past, but leaned more to a NAS (Network-Attached Storage) solution. The only Drobo option was to purchase a network add-on to an existing box. Today, they announced the Drobo FS. This new box is [...]

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Posted in: News

Rx Locker Review

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We're living in the future.  While cancer has yet to be eradicated, many medical conditions which would have meant either a lifetime of pain or even death to people not so long ago are treated by medications developed over the last hundred years.   Me? After an incident when I was 16, I was left with [...]

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Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews