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mypressi TWIST Espresso Machine

The mypressi TWIST espresso machine puts the hand-held gadgetry in coffee making.  This little 10.5 X 3.5 X 3.5 inch device looks a little like one of those mesh tea infusers on steroids.  It makes a single or double espresso shot, with crema, in about 20-30 seconds.  You don’t need electricity, so you can use …

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Hobo knives – For chowing on the go

Here’s a nifty gadget for your gear bag. It’s a replica of a hobo knife from the early 1900’s. This one from W.R. Case has a bone handle with a knife, spoon and a fork with a can opener. It’s pretty expensive at around $80 or so at various online retailers. However, I did find …

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Win an Olive Opus 4 Hi-Fi Music Server worth $1500!

Are you tired of the hassle and clutter of CDs? Listening to your favorite music but with subpar sound quality? This holiday season, Olive has a great giveaway for one lucky Gadgeteer reader – the Olive Opus 4 Hi-Fi Music Server. Valued at $1,499, this stereo system provides the ultimate in sound quality (compared to …

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Zoku Quick Pop Maker

Do you like those frozen fruit-flavored popsicles but wish you could find different flavors or a healthier version with some actual fruit juice in them?    Now you can make your own frozen pop treats using Williams-Sonoma’s Zoku Quick Pop Maker.  According to a video on the retailer’s website, you can make pops from fruit juice, …

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Levenger Soho Leather Electronics Pouch

Guys have it easier when they want to carry around their gear.  Their clothing tends to have more – and more useable – pockets.  They most always wear belts, and they can wear cases clipped to the belt for their phones, iPods, and other small gear.  Women don’t always have belts, nor do most women …

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Speed Radar devices shrink – Pocket Radar

The Pocket Radar device is the world’s first pocket-sized personal speed tracking radar unit that delivers accurate real-time speed measurements with the touch of a button. I wonder if the police will start using these soon? I couldn’t help but groan when I saw the info about this new product, because it reminded me of …

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Loop in-air wireless mouse for your living room PC

The Loop pointer from Hillcrest Labs is an in-air mouse that can be used to control a PC, Mac or PS3 connected to a TV with natural hand movements. A small RF Transceiver USB dongle that uses 2.4 GHz (2401 MHz to 2482 MHz) connects to the computer or PS3. You can buy one for …

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Do you care about HD radio for your iPhone?

Gigaware hopes you do as they have released an in-line controller that provides HD Radio for your iPhone or iPod touch. It attaches to the dock connector to allow you to receive HD radio signals that offer CD-quality sound. Song information, such as title and artist, appears on your iPod’s display, iTunes Tagging saves artist …

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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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