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More Useful Than it Looks – Adjustable Reading Valet

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At first I thought “How friggin’ lazy do you have to be??” when I saw this.  But then I realized its potential.  The “Infinitely Reading Valet” from Hammacher Schlemmer could be used while exercising, while cooking, while following instructions on knitting…  The most interesting aspect is that it is adjustable to fit a given situation. 

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Quirky Cloak iPad case/stand available for pre-order

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Crowdsourced product development site Quirky has just made its fresh-out-of-development Cloak iPad case available for presale orders. The site describes the Cloak as being made of non-slip rubber, and features a hinged protectived cover.  The case also doubles as a stand for the iPad that works in both portrait and landscape orientations. If you aren’t

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Sony announces 3D Blu-ray players

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Sony have just announced details on their new BDP-S470 and BDP-S570 Blu-ray players – the company’s first commercially available 3D players. The entry-level BDP-S470 will be upgradeable to 3D Blu-ray via a software update, however the BDP-S570 will come 3D-ready, straight out of the box. All you need to do is connect either up to a 3D TV and they’ll deliver full

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Well La Dee Dah!

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I’ve seen fashion designers get their fingers into every kind of pie imaginable: clothes,  handbags, shoes, fragrances, even automobiles (Coach, Eddie Bauer).  But now, designers are putting their stamp or rather their label on the tech world.  Pierre Cardin has partnered with China’s Shenzhen Vogue Industries to brand a touchscreen device.  On the outside, the

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Keep an eye on your iPhone with the Xtand Go

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The Just Mobile Xtand Go is a dash or windshield mount for your iPhone 3G3 or 3G. It has a folding arm that allows the iPhone to be rotated vertically or horizontally and maintains access to side controls and the dock connector. What I like about it is that it doesn’t have one of those

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This is Read an eBook Week

Did you know that March 7-13, 2010 is “Read an eBook week“?  Since 2004, Read an eBook week has been registered in the Chase’s Calendar of Events.  The purpose of the week is to “educate and inform the public about the pleasures and advantages of reading electronically. Authors, publishers, vendors, the media and readers world-wide are welcome to

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Save water with a pebble in your shower

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I try to be aware of my impact on the environment. I recycle as much as possible and recently installed a programmable thermostat. I’ve often wondered how much water I use every morning when I take a shower. The Waterpebble is a nifty little device that can help you keep your water consumption at acceptable

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