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Swim with the fishes with a Bladefish Seajet

If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off to a hot country this year for your holiday and you enjoy snorkelling or scuba diving, then you’ll need one of these. UK company Bladefish have come up with the SeaJet, a powerful, compact, lightweight and very manoeuvrable sea scooter.  They’re easy to operate and weigh just 4.7kg.  There are …

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QSTARZ SR-Q2100 Super 10-in-1 Outdoor GPS

QSTARZ has released its SR-Q2100 Super 10-in-1 Outdoor GPS.  A handheld, sport-ready device for hiking, cycling, or travel, it includes Sport GPS, Location Back and Route Plan modes, each with multiple features.  Also includes the software QPlanner for route planning, QSports for health management and QTravel for travel logging and geotagging.  Tons of additional features, …

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Weather-Forecasting Umbrella

Ambient offers an umbrella that can tell you when you need to take it along.  The umbrella’s handle contains Ambient’s wireless data-radio that constantly receives information from AccuWeather.com.  When precipitation is headed your way, the handle will glow and blink with various patterns to let you know if you’ll be getting rain, drizzle, snow, or thunderstorms.  …

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Ninja star push pins

Deep down, whether we’ll admit it or not, everyone wants to be a ninja.  Let your office ninja emerge from the shadows with these Ninja Star Push Pins from Chromoly, available at ThinkGeek.   About 2.75″ across, they are realistically-sized, molded ABS plastic with a chrome-plated finish and each has one tip replaced with two push …

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Universal Wrist Charger from ThinkGeek

ThinkGeek offers a very portable, wearable universal charger they call the Bracer of Battery Life +2.  Unlike most charge-as-you-go chargers, this battery-extender doesn’t ruin the sleek lines of your phone, mp3 player, or gaming device, and you don’t need a different one for each of your gadgets.  You wear the Bracer on your wrist like …

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New budget Garmin Forerunner unveiled

The brand new Garmin Forerunner 110 GPS watch, designed primarily for joggers has recently been unveiled.  It’s sleak, small and packed to the hilt with features.  Garmin have also said it will be priced reasonably too. The 110 Forerunner will be Garmin’s latest entry-level watch however, don’t be fooled as just because it’ll be its cheapest model, it’ll still pack a punch when it comes to fetaures.   Firstly, …

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Star Trek Perfumes

Okay, I know I said in my Are Gadgets Just for Guys? article that I don’t consider perfume a gadget, but I certainly must admit that these Star Trek fragrances from Genki Wear must qualify as a type of gear.  Genki Wear offers Pon Farr for women who want to “leave logic behind” and “drive him wild”.  …

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Vroom iPhone case feels the need for speed

Automobile aficionados can put the pedal to the metal with the Case-Mate Vroom.  A standard-looking, black silicone iPhone 3G/3GS case from the front, but the back features a tire-tread pattern reminiscent of speed-rated performance tires.  All controls are accessible and a lip gives chrome bezel protection and a “lay on the table” design.   Also …

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Stealthy gadget storage in your T-shirt

Wish you had a place to stow your iPod while running or traveling?  Koyono‘s  BlackCoat-T and -Tx line of cargo T-shirts features two specially-designed, hidden pockets that are interconnected by a single passageway.  A central zipper opening provides easy storage and removal.  Use it for an iPod an a cell or whatever combination of person …

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Latest release from Victorinox is now un-hackable!

Victorinox have released a few USB / Swiss Army Knives in the past, but there latest version, the Secure Pro is (according to the company anyway) ‘un-hackable’ and looks like a real gadget geeks dream!   The company actually offered a prize of £100,000 to the first professional hacker who could crack the drive.  Nobody could manage …

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Women’s Laptop Tote from Cocoon

Cocoon, the same company that makes the Grid-It organization system, offers an unusual laptop bag designed for women.  The Women’s Laptop Tote is a tear-drop shaped bag that’s 20.2 inches wide X 4.5″ deep X 17.2″ high and comes with a detachable, adjustable shoulder strap.  Inside, there’s a removable, cushioned neoprene sleeve that can hold up …

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When is a lawnmower a gadget?

When it’s a Duracell-Powered Neuton mower which can be charged on only 10 cents worth of electricity. Neuton’s are the quietest lawn mowers available and are powered by a rechargeable 24 or 36-Volt Duracell battery so they don’t require gas or oil, which means no more messy, smelly stuff on your hands and clothes. They …

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Auto Generating Coffee Cup Cooling Collar

Those of you that frequent Starbucks and other coffee shops are quite familiar with the thin cardboard collars that can be slid over your cup to keep your hand from melting. The guys at amronexperimental.com have come up with a much niftier alternative. It’s the Heatswell coffee cup. I has the insulating collar built right …

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