Ian Lim

46 years young. Interests: bushwalking, photography, motorcycles, gadgets, android, music ( listening and playing ), man-bags and anything else that tickles my fancy.

Amazon Registers Domains – Re Kindle the Rumours

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Amazon recently registered the domain names Kindlescribe.com and Kindlescribes.com.  This adds to their KindleAir and KindleSocialNetwork domain names they registered earlier this month.   We’ve all heard the rumours about a tablet based device but what else does Amazon have planned ? An ebook writer ? A light weight aluminum e-reader ?   A competitor […]

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Sony Dev-3 and Dev-5 Binoculars – 3D Bird Watching

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Sony has  just announced the world’s first digital binoculars with HD video recording, zoom, autofocus and Steadyshot Image stabilization. Capable of recording Full HD video with stereo sound and even a 3D mode that records as stereoscopic video for playback on most 3D HDTVs. The Dev-5 has 10x optical zoom with up to 20x digital

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Star Wars Coins – Legal Tender in a Cantina on Tatooine?

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Come to the  Dark Side……….. the New Zealand Mint has released 2 unique four coin sets depicting Star Wars characters that will be legal tender on the South Pacific Island of Niue. The coins feature a full coloured image of your favourite character duos of Luke Skywalker / Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi / Yoda, R2-D2 /

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Logitechs New Tablet Speakers – Pump up the Volume

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Your tablet doesn’t quite pump out enough sound for that rave party ? Those explosions not “big” enough while watching the latest block buster ? Logitech has just announced the Tablet Speaker to help you pump up the volume. Using a rubberised clip the speakers attach to your tablet and connect via your headphone jack.

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New Aus Samsung LED TVs – Powerful and Stylish (?)

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Samsung Electronics Australia  announced the local availability of its new range of powerful and stylish edge-lit LED monitors, the 3D capable SA 9 series, Smart Hub enabled TA9 Series as well as their CA5 Central Station Monitor. The SA 9 is available in 23 and 27″ configurations, full HD with  3D playback from a wide

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Bananaguard – Is that a banana in your pocket or….?

We all know fruit’s good for you however in Australia, due to Cyclone Yasi devastating Australia’s  crops, bananas are very expensive.   So I don’t want to chuck a banana in my gadget bag or pocket and end up with bruised, mushy and inedible  fruit, they’re just too expensive to waste.  That’s besides the devastating effect that

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Pacsafe Camsafe 200 – Happy Travels

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You hear the horror stories about taking your gadgets with you traveling…..slash and grabs, cutting holes into your bags, straight theft.  Pacsafe is the brainchild of two Aussie travelers and produce a line of products that help keep your gear safe.  Their range includes adventure backpacks, urban and leisure bags, women’s bags, photography bags, motorcycle

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Husqvarna Automower – Lock up the dog first

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I love my Roomba  so why not the same for my lawn ? Husqvarna has a range of  three robotic lawn mowers covering from 1800-3000m2 capability. Just like the Roomba, they find their own way home when they’re low on battery to recharge. They have a timer/scheduler, are weatherproof  and include a theft alarm. There’s

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