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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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enTourage eDGe DualBook Reader / Netbook

People who have an interest in reading ebooks but who want a multi-functional device may be interested in the enTourage eDGe device.  The eDGe closes like a book, and it has a 9.7” (measured diagonally) e-Ink screen on the left and a 10.1” (diagonal) 1024 X 600 pixel color touchscreen on the left. The eDGe …

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Screwdriver and Torx driver sets for your pocket

Columbia River Knive and Tool offer two carbiner sets that have interchangeable hext bits. The Get-A-Way Driver includes four standard flat and Phillips bits and the Get-A-Way Driver Torx set offers four standard Torx sizes, T5, T6, T8 and T10. Both tools have an oxygen bottle wrench on the underside, which makes it useful for …

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Lift and organize – Laptop Smart Feet

Laptop Smart Feet from newPCgadgets is an accessory designed to raise your laptop and organize your cables. Rubberized non-skid feet raise the rear of your laptop 1.5” to improve your viewing angle, increase ventilation and reduce heat. A unique built in cable organizer allows you to secure up to 4 cables on each side of …

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Luggage lock that uses words instead of a key

The Wordlock enables the use of letters and words as combinations that can be set and re-set. Word and letter combinations are easier to remember and offer an advantage over numerical combinations that can be forgotten or keys that can be lost. Wordlock uses patented algorithms to create the best mix of vowels and consonants, …

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Here’s a man wall for your man cave

The “world’s first” Man Wall includes four flat-screen HDTV (all operated by one remote). There’s a 42″ Vizio and three 26″ Vizios. You also get a 1000 watt 5.1 home theater system, a DVD player with a 5-disc changer, wireless surround sound speakers, an iPod dock, a live 7-foot sports ticker (with a year of …

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