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Appstand iPhone Hands-Free Stand

If the other iPhone hands-free stands The Gadgeteer has featured are just not right for you, check out the Appstand.  It’s a matte black frame that holds any generation of iPhone so you can watch movies, surf, or use any application.  All iPhone controls and the touch screen are accessible, you can still make and receive …

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Orbitwheel skates

Orbitwheels are an interesting cross between inline skates and a skateboard. Just flip out the foot platform, step in and away you go. They look a bit awkward to use since you can only roll sideways, but what do I know, I can’t even skate using regular roller blades 😉 Orbitwheels are available for $99.95.

Monteverde Invincia USB Pen

If you’d like a beautiful USB flash drive, but the sparkly Samsung lock necklace isn’t for you, check out the Monteverde Invincia USB pens.  The Invincia USB is available in two designs, the chrome cap with carbon fiber body as shown in the picture, and with a black cap and a black-and-white tile patterned body.  …

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Modern version of the skeleton key from TAD Gear

You’ve no doubt heard of skeleton keys. They were keys from many years ago that were made to open any lock regardless of the make or model. The TAD Gear Skeleton Key won’t open any lock, but it does have a skeleton engraved on it. 😉 It’s a titanium keychain tool that has a built …

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Beamer – The iPhone Case that Shines

The Beamer iPhone case is the latest offering from Quirky, an online product development and production company that allows anyone to submit and profit from their product ideas if they are selected for production.  The Beamer case is a 2-piece, hard plastic shell for your iPhone.  It has a built-in LED on the back that …

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Crazy expensive fingerprint reading wallet with a Bluetooth alarm

The iWallet (come on, can we please stop putting an ‘i’ in front of everything to make it sound cool?) is a cabon fiber wallet with a built in biometric fingerprint reader. It also has a Bluetooth alarm that pairs with your smartphone and buzzes when there is too much space between the phone and …

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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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