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Keep your Kindle Cozy with the Kozette

Protect your Kindle 2 or original Kindle eBook reader with the Kozette from Monkey Lisa. Like a traditional book cover, this wrap and tote slips over an existing Kindle cover. Reflect your own style by choosing from several designs. Each Kozette is reversible, giving you two, interchangeable designs for one price ($19.00). It’s washable too.

Clip, Swivel, Illuminate – Blackfire CLAMPLIGHT

The Blackfire CLAMPLIGHT is a flashlight that uses a 1 watt Cree White XR-C LED that outputs 65 lumens and is powered by 3 AAA batteries that can provide light for 26 hours (max output for 7 hours). That all sounds pretty ordinary, but what makes this flashlight unique is the built in clip, swivel …

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Fact or Fiction: Smooth Away Review It Works No It Doesn’t Yes It Does No it…

The purpose of the Smooth Away Hair Removal System is to rid one’s self of furry follicles from the extremities by way of a “crystallized smoothing pad”.  The main advantages are: removal of said particles without the need for a razor; without water; without soap; without waxing; without pain; and (if you read some product …

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A fan with no blades? Dyson of course.

This has to be the niftiest home appliance that I’ve seen in a long time. It’s the Dyson AM01 Desk Fan. Who cares about desk fans you scoff? Well this one doesn’t have any blades! It uses Air Multiplier™ technology to generate smooth, uninterrupted airflow with no unpleasant buffeting. Ummm… whatever… it doesn’t have any …

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Cure for frostbit fingers – ValueRays Warm Mouse

Robin sent this to me this afternoon and I thought it was worthy enough to share with all of you. Do you suffer from cold hands? I sure do. Here’s a neat solution that can actually kill two birds with one stone. It’s the ValueRays Warm Mouse. It’s a regular USB mouse that heats up …

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A mouse for your couch – GlideTV Navigator

If you have an HTPC (Home Theater PC), it can be a pain to navigate your media from your couch. Sure, you can use a wireless keyboard, but they take up space and can just be awkward to use. The new GlideTV Navigator has been created to solve that problem. It’s a palm sized wireless …

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Lose your Sidekick data? Don’t let the same thing happen to your PC – Clickfree C2

Earlier this year, we reviewed the Clickfree Portable Backup drive. Now they have an even smaller solution with more features. The new Clickfree C2 is a Windows and Mac OS X compatible drive. It is available in 250 or 500GB capacities and has a built in USB cable that snaps into the body when not …

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Dockable iPhone Wallet Case – PocketPack

Remember the Case-Mate ID iPhone wallet case that I showed you a few weeks ago? Now we have another iPhone wallet case to choose from. This one is the PocketPack and it differs from the Case-Mate by the fact that it is dockable. It also has a built in LED flashlight. It’s available in several …

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Put the Wikipedia in your pocket with the WikiReader

Openmoko announced today the availability of WikiReader, a palm-sized electronic encyclopedia containing the more than three million English language articles of Wikipedia that can be accessed immediately anytime, anywhere without requiring an Internet connection. This small instant-on device has a monochrome touch screen and is powered by 2 AAA batteries that are claimed to work …

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Flip it and watch it – idox Traveler cases for iPhone, iPod Touch and Nano

The Traveler series of cases from idox look pretty cool because they flip open to create a stand that puts your iPhone, Touch or nano in landscape mode. Handy for in-flight viewing or when you want to use your device as an alarm clock. Remember the Kensington Nightstand? I’d rather use this case instead…

Let Mr. Sun recharge your Bluetooth headset – i.Tech SolarVoice

The iTech Dynamic SolarVoice 908 Bluetooth headset has all the typical features one would expect from a headset. It has A2DP, multipoint, and noise reduction features. But, it has one feature that no other headsets have (yet)… It has a built in solar panel that will allow you to recharge its batteries via sunlight. Pretty …

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Stressed pet? There’s an app for that…

Just when you thought you’d seen an iPhone app for every imaginable task under the sun, comes Pet Acoustics. Pet Acoustics provides soothing music that enhances the lives of dogs, cats, horses, and their people to maintain balance and well being in their living environment. Janet Marlow, composer and the leading authority on music for …

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Is this Weird Al Yankovic’s favorite wallet?

It’s the Smart Accordion Wallet, a 4″L x 3″ W x .75″D (2 oz.) zippered wallet made of Italian leather with 10 slots for organizing up to 20 cards and bills. Includes an exterior coin pocket on one side and easy ID window on the reverse side. I really like the idea of being able …

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Equal Time for Cold Drinkers – The Fridge

There are plenty o’ devices and gizmos out there to help keep your coffee hot, but for those who prefer refreshments at the opposite side of the thermometer there is only a dearth of either lame Styrofoam “coozies” or tepid “peltier effect” boxes with fans.  But I had forgotten about The Fridge — a freezable …

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