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Luke, I am your… USB Drive

Tyme Machines, makers of licensed USB drives, has just announced the release of its Series 1 sculpted 3D Star Wars character USB thumb drives.  The drives are sculpted replicas of Darth Vader, Boba Fett, Storm Trooper and Yoda.  They are available now at www.tymemachines.com and range in price from 4GB to 16GB for $29.99 to …

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The Yeti is no longer just a big hairy missing link

Continuing their tradition of snow theme product names, Blue Microphones is announcing today the Yeti, the world’s first THX certified mic, USB for studio-quality recording at home. I still like and use the Blue Mic Snowflake microphone and can vouch for the fact that they make great quality gear. The Yeti will be priced at …

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Use your iPhone or iPod Nano to become the next Spielberg

Do you shoot movies with your iPhone or the latest iPod Nano, but end up deleting them because they look like they were filmed by someone with extremely shaky hands? The iSteady comes to your rescue. It’s a folding metal holder that will hold either device and stabilize it to create much smoother video capture. …

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Reusable water bottles that look stylish and benefit causes – KOR ONE

KOR ONE water bottles are BPA free 25 ounce bottles with flip top lids, threadless spouts and are dishwasher safe. An added benefit is the fact that a portion of the sales from each bottle are donated to select water related causes such as the Wetlands Initiative, Marine Research Foundation, Container Recycling Institute and Blue …

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New TOKYObay Tokibot mini robots

Check out this cute little robot keychain from TOKYObay. This one is the DJ. He is only 1.5″ tall, functions as an analog clock on a keyring and has moveable arms. He comes in gift packaging and a variety of colors. I reviewed one of the TOKYObay robot desk clocks last year and am still …

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Everyone wants on the eReader bandwagon – Cyberus Smart Info Engine

The Sungale Cyberus ID700WTA “Smart Info Engine” claims to be the 1st and only universal portable media player device that offers a large 7″ (800 x 480) LCD color screen and a user friendly touch-screen interface that allows instant one-touch access to read eBooks, watch movies and streaming video, upload, view and manipulate digital photos, …

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iDon’t Pay for Droid – Cash for Clunkers (I mean phones) FlipSwap Service

Have you been drooling over Bryan’s coverage of the Motorola DROID and want to buy one of your own, but don’t have the $’s? I have a possible solution for you. Use FlipSwap to trade your old iPhone(s) for cash, that you can apply towards the purchase of a DROID. They will pay as much …

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LED lamp that runs on free (kinda) power

If you’re a real tight-wad, here’s a lamp that will make you smile. It’s an LED lamp that is powered by your phone line. If you’re scratching your head in confusion, you must not know that phone lines carry a low level of electricity. That’s why you’re analog phones work even when the power goes …

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An instrument for the terminally tuneless – LaunchPad

If your previous attempts at learning to play an instrument ended in failure, the Novation Launchpad might be your ticket to musical bliss. This device is an audio controller that you can use with your computer. It consists of an 8-by-8 panel of buttons. Each button is used to launch an audio event – a …

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iPhone case that holds a folded Bluetooth headset – MoGo Talk

Remember the MoGo Mouse from Newton Peripherals? It was a Bluetooth mouse that could fit entirely into a PC Card slot. Now the same company has just announced the release of a series of Bluetooth headsets that are stored and recharged within plastic cases for cellular handsets. They remind me of the LG Decoy phone. …

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Another wall organizer – Light Switch Rack

Yay! Another nifty wall organizer. I love this stuff. First we posted the EZ Mount and then last week it was the Gadget Pocket. Today I want to show you the Paul Koh Light Switch Rack. It’s a powder coated aluminum switch plate cover that converts your light switch into a key holder and a …

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Wirelessly stream video with a Vue Personal Video Network

I enjoyed reviewing the Wi-Spi EX30 security camera from Brickhouse Security, it is missing one important feature – remote viewing from the internet. I think I may have found a better solution for those times when I would like to see what’s going on in my home while I’m at work. It’s the Avaak Vue …

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Planon introduces DocuPen Xtreme X-Series line of scanning pens

Planon has updated their DocuPen scanners with the new X-Series line, which improves upon the DocuPen RC800 scanner that I reviewed 2 years ago. They are now able to support image resolutions of up to 600 dpi (up to 1,200 dpi for the X50) and feature a 200 MHz internal processor and 64MB Fast SDRAM …

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Talk to your clock – Moshi Voice Control Travel Alarm Clock

I want one of these for my next trip. I always seem to get a hotel room that has the world’s crummiest and / or hardest to set alarm clock. The Voice Control Travel Alarm Clock from Moshi listens to your commands and sets the time and alarm time accordingly. You just press a button, …

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Touchscreen WiFi Digital Frame – eStarling

Today PF Digital Inc., the inventor of the e-mail and social media empowered eStarling Wi-Fi digital photo frame, announced their newest product – the world’s first 802.11n Touchscreen Connected Picture Frame. This 10.2 inch (16:9 800X480) digital frame uses 802.11n technology giving it faster speeds and longer Wi-Fi ranges. It also has the ability to …

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