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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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Touch-Stick is an H1N1 weapon for your keychain

Reader Dan Rothman sent this in. If you’re worried about contracting the flu, you might want to check out the Touch-Stick. It’s an ABS plastic key shaped tool that you can attach to your keychain. It has a flat surface that you can use to press buttons at the ATM, gas station or elevator. It …

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ViewSonic’s sub $100, Full HD media player now available

Hoping to enjoy the same popularity as the WD TV and Popcorn Hour, the new ViewSonic VMP70 is yet another media player for your TV. The VMP70 boasts more compatible video and audio formats than any other player (MPEG 1/2/4, DivX/Xvid, H.264, VC-1, WMV9, RM/RMVB, WMA, MP3, DTS, OGG, AAC, (2-channel), Real Audio, JPG, JPEG, …

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Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Headset can Skype

We reviewed the Plantronics Voyager PRO Bluetooth headset back in July. Now Plantronics has just announced a new model called the PRO UC. This headset that works seamlessly with both mobile phones and unified communication applications/softphones like Google Talk and Skype. It comes with a USB dongle to use with your PC and works like …

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Khet – “Strategy at the Speed of Light”

Khet, a boardgame from Innovention Toys, LLC, combines lasers, Egyptian-themed playing pieces, and chess-like strategy in a two-person game.  Innovention says the game is easy to learn because all pieces move the same way.  Players may move a piece or rotate it up to 90 degrees during a turn.  After each turn, the laser is lighted.  …

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Dress your iPhone for the holidays

I know that it’s barely Halloween and a month from Thanksgiving, but if you have been wondering what to dress your iPhone in for the holidays, I have something for you… They are Christmas inspired covers from Brando. There are five different styles that feature Santa, snowmen, Christmas trees and snow flakes. If your iPhone …

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iLuv sees double with iMM183 Dual Dock Alarm Clock

Not to be outdone by the iHome iP88 Dual Dock Alarm Clock, iLuv has just announced their own version. The iMM183 Hi-Fi Dual Dock Alarm Clock has all the features that you would expect to be included in a clock radio, but it includes a trick up its sleeve that might have you choosing it …

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Filter your tap water on the go with a H2Only water bottle

The H2Only 25 oz. water bottle from US Canteen has a built in Ionic-Adsorption Micro-Filtration system that removes toxic chemicals, detergents, pesticides, and agricultural waste, as well as dissolved solids such as arsenic, aluminum, zinc, asbestos, copper, lead, mercury, and chromium 6. It also removes dirt, sediment, E-Coli Bacteria, DDT, MTBE, Benzene, and Chloroforms, which …

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Wearable Hummingbird Feeder

If you have ever wanted to get up close and personal with a hummingbird, you now have your chance with the Wearable Hummingbird Feeder from Heatstick.com. It’s a head mounted face shield with a feeding tube built into the forehead of the mask. The mask and helmet are painted Red to attract the hummingbirds, while …

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