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Eliminate Cable Clutter with the IDAPT Charging System

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If you love your gadgets, but hate the cable clutter that goes along with them, the IDAPT charging system looks like an interesting solution to that problem. It’s a table top dock that is available in two configurations. One can charge two devices at once and the other can charge three. The dock can be […]

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Revisit the 80’s with a Tanto headset from Urbanears

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Feeling nostalgic for the 80’s? Remember when everyone had a Sony Walkman and used headphones instead of earbuds? The Tanto headset from Urbanears is a retro styled headset that has been modernized with a selection of colors (12 of them!) and a built-in remote / microphone so that it can be used to talk handsfree

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Avoid the iPhone ‘Nose Answer’ with 180s Tec Touch Gloves

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If, in your locale, Old Man Winter overstays his welcome by a few months and Jack Frost kidney punches you when you leave the house every morning, you know well the joys and difficulties of a Hoth-like climate.  For those of us blessed with such conditions, occasionally those difficulties creep into our gadgeting as well. 

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Go Green with a Touch of a Button

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It might look like something that Dr. Seuss might eat for breakfast, but this Green egg looking USB device is a button. The USB Green Button from Solutions has been designed to put your Windows or Mac computer into low power mode when pressed. This is one of those devices that no one really needs

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Kill-A-Watt Powerstrip from P3 International

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Over the years, The Gadgeteer has reviewed a couple of Kill-A-Watt products – most recently, the Kill-A-Watt EZ by Julie.  Now P3 International is offering the Kill-A-Watt PS, a powerstrip that protects your equipment while monitoring their energy usage.  Instead of monitoring a single device, the powerstrip collects data from all devices plugged in to the six regular

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Protect Your Child’s Hearing with Ultimate Ears’ LoudEnough Earbuds

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It seems like most everyone, even young children, have portable mp3 players of some sort.  The big concern with the in-ear buds that come with most of these players is hearing damage.  Ultimate Ears is making a line of earbuds for children that can help prevent hearing damage.  The LoudEnough earbuds uses an “energy dissipating

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Your Tauntaun May Freeze, But You’ll Stay Toasty

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Originally one of ThinkGeek‘s annual April Fool’s product pranks, this “sleeping gag” was turned into a real product and is fully LucasFilm-licensed.  You’ll sleep safe and snug like an injured and delirious Jedi Knight while stuffed into this simulated carcass.  Featuring a built-in embroidered tauntaun head pillow, protruding leg, arm and tail, plush lightsaber zipper

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Dots Gloves Let You Use Your iPhone in the Cold

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Most of the US is COLD now, even in the south.  It’s too cold to go outside without a coat, hat, and gloves.  But people with iPhones and other devices with capacitive screens have to decide between frostbite and using their devices.  Dot Gloves are designed to let you use your device and keep your

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Call your unborn child with your iPhone

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The Ritmo Advanced Pregnancy Sound System connects to most audio devices such as iPods, MP3 players, iPhones and Blackberries with a universal stereo plug. The expectant mother wears a fashionable (have you ever wondered who decides what is and is not fashionable?), lightweight belt around her pregnant belly. The belt has four speakers and a

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Kodak Slice, Digital Camera with Facial Recognition and Touch screen

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Another CES unveiling:  Kodak will have a new entry to their consumer-grade digital camera line–Slice, available in April 2010.  The 14MP camera will feature a widescreen 3.5″ color touch screen and built-in facial recognition software in order to instantly tag and search for your friends from your customized database.  Up to 20 unique faces can

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