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Carry a Toolbox in Your Wallet

ThinkGeek has some handy, credit-card sized tools that you can carry with you in your wallet.  These wallet tools are made of stainless steel, and as ThinkGeek says, are “perfect for your inner MacGyver.”   ThinkGeek has the hex-head spanner wrench for metric bolts 6-14 mm, guitar plectrums, ice scraper, and a bottle opener.  Prices are $6.99 …

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3D Laptop now on sale from Amazon

The Acer Aspire 5738DZG is officially the worlds first commercially available 3D laptop – and you can get your hands on one now, thanks to Amazon. This brand new, portable powerhouse will allow you to enjoy all your favourite 3D movies and add another dimension to your gaming on its crystal clear 15.6 inch HD display, which …

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eBook Reader bags from Borsa Bella

Borsa Bella makes a beautiful line of bags for ebook readers and gadgets.  Shown is the Travel Bag, which has a large compartment to hold a Kindle or nook in most covers.  There is a front pocket to hold your cell phone or Kindle accessories.  The strap is adjustable from 28″ to 56″, or it can …

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AMD’s latest HD gaming card

AMD have announced another addition to the list of the ‘5000’ series of premium, gaming graphics cards. Called the ATI Radeon HD 5830, it will sit snugly between the HD 5770 and the HD 5850, more or less filling the gap between the two! The specifications for the 5830 are: Engine clock speed: 500 MHz Processing power …

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JAVOedge releases new covers for the B&N Nook and Amazon Kindle 2

JAVOedge has just released their new Spring line up of colorful cases for the Barnes & Noble Nook and Amazon Kindle 2 eBook Readers. They are offering faux Crocodile, cork pattern, floral, tweed and classic leather book style and flip style covers for both devices. The covers are available now through Amazon and prices vary …

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Booq unveils Boa skin XS slip covers for the iPad

The Apple iPad isn’t even available for pre-order yet, but we’re already getting a flood of cases and skins being announced. Here’s another… Booq is unveiling the Boa skin XS. Available in 5 colors: turquoise, yellow, violet, sand, and black, the Boa is a slip case that is constructed with a Twylon base and a …

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Today’s Tricorder?

Clive Tutt send in a link to this handmade stainless steel (also available in Aluminum) iPhone 3G/3Gs case created by industrial designer Ryan Glasgow. The case has been designed to allow some functionality without lifting the lid. Cutouts in the cover will still allow you to see the time and caller details. This case can …

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Take Your Communications into the 23rd Century

This USB speaker/microphone from Restoration Hardware will make you feel like you’re on the Starship Enterprise.   This communicator  looks like those used in the original series, and comes complete with beeps and nine sound-bites from the  series.  It’s 5.5 X 2 X 6.5 inches, has volume and mute buttons, and a 4 ft cable.  It …

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bioserie iPhone Cases Made From…Plants!

Looking for some iPhone protection, but want to keep it green?  Your search has ended.  The bioserie case for iPhone 3G/3GS  is made from plants.  Well…sort of.  For you science-types, 90%+ is made up of biodegradable, enviro-friendly, Ingeo™ biopolymer, derived from plants and renewable resources, not petrochemicals like virtually every other gadget you own.  Available …

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