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Affirm-a-vision iPhone Apps

Are you already thinking about your New Years’ resolutions?  Are you going to need some help to stay motivated to work on those resolutions?  i-Grasshopper has some iPhone applications that can help motivate you to work on your health (physical and financial), success, and spirituality.  Use these applications to “reprogram your deep subconscious mind and …

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Mount your netbook with a MiniMount

If you are looking for a way to mount your netbook to surfaces in your home or car, Aileron Designs has introduced an extensive line of hard shell, netbook computer cases and mounting systems. The Minimount case for netbooks is an all-aluminum hard shell enclosure with a quick connect mounting feature. The cases are available …

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Would you use a special keyboard just for GMail?

The Gboard is a plug and play USB keyboard that has 19 multicolored keys that map to a variety of Gmail shortcut commands. It’s compatible with both Windows and Mac computers and costs $19.99. Would you buy one? Personally, I would just learn the built-in GMail key press combinations that this keyboard is mapped to. …

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Sale on Epson printers (ends 12/5/09)

If either the Epson Artisan 800 printer or the Epson WorkForce 610 printer, both recently reviewed here on The Gadgeteer, is on your gift list, you’re in luck.  Epson is offering both printers at greatly reduced prices and with free shipping if you order by December 5.  The Artisan 800 is $129.99 directly from Epson, …

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Bring your old vinyl albums and cassette tapes into the 21st century with ion U RECORD

If you are my age (erm… 29 and holding!!!), you probably have a bunch of old LPs and cassette tapes that hold music that means a lot to you.  Some of it may not even be available on iTunes or even on a cd.  If you’d like to have this music in mp3 format, check out …

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Further proof that Americans are lazy or brilliant – Remote Controlled Rolling Cooler

How about a rolling beverage cooler that you can control with a handheld remote control? Is this the product for obese tailgate party attendants or brilliant geeky party hosts? Either way, it’s a fun product that has room for 12 cans or bottles with ice. It can roll up to 40 feet from the host …

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Echo Touch Gloves Let You Use Your iPhone or Touch in the Cold

If you live in a cold climate, you know that wearing gloves to keep your hands warm isn’t compatible with using an Apple  touch screen.  Julie had a post last week with a link to an article with a DIY fix for your gloves.  If you aren’t the do-it-yourself type, check out Echo Design for the …

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Never lose your parked car again – Fynder

Have you ever wandered around in a parking lot trying to find your car because you forgot where you parked it? I know I’ve done that on more than one occasion and each time I feel like a complete moron looking up and down the aisles trying to find my car. Fynder’s are keychain transceiver …

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Battle of the bulge – Don’t fear the scale

Do you hate stepping on the scale each morning to check your weight? Anticipating your current poundage level can be a scary thing this time of year, with all the turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, homemade yeast rolls and pumpkin pie. Anyone would be terrified. To help alleviate that fear, we have the Quantum Scale which …

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