USB devices

Thanko USB Cooler

It's Summer time, the weather's hot, you're working away and your butt's getting hotter and stickier with every key stroke. Worry no longer, Thanko's USB Cool Cushion plugs into your PC's USB port and the inbuilt fan keeps your derrière cool, calm and  collected.  It's not going to be a Marilyn Monroe moment, but  hopefully the small luxury [...]

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Posted in: Geek Toys, Miscellaneous, News
Mimo Magic Touch

Mimo Monitors has just announced their Magic Touch 10.1" Capacitive Touchscreen.  While a touch screen is nothing new and neither is video via USB connection, the Magic Touch manages to combine both and can be connected using a single USB 2.0 cable.  Running  a resolution of 1024X600 it's only fully touch compatible with Windows 7 and [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
arctic-sound-speaker-review-1

I’ve used laptops exclusively for the past few years, and their speakers aren’t the best for listening to music.  But what can you expect from speakers the size of almonds, right?  My current laptop has the best speakers I’ve had in a laptop, but even they are weak and tinny.  They are okay for announcing [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
eyetv_mac_8

The elgato EyeTV Hybrid is a beautiful little USB 2.0 TV Tuner for Mac or Windows computers. It's "hybrid" in that it will tune just about anything you've got: analog cable/tv, Digital/HDTV, and Clear QAM digital cable. It even has adapters so you can hook up a Composite or S-Video source (such as an analog [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews, Travel Gear
transformers_usb_accessories

ThinkGeek has some really cute USB devices to make the mundane more fun.  They have a 2 GB USB storage drive that transforms into Tigatron.  Trypticon and Grimlock will transform into 800 dpi mice with 3 buttons and a click wheel.    They'll work with Mac OS X and with Windows 2000, XP, Vista, and 7.   [...]

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Posted in: Gear, News