Gear Diary

Gear diary entries from the-gadgeteer v2

Protect your gadgets with Invisible SHIELD – Special Gadgeteer Discount

If you’re looking for a way to protect your iPhone without increasing its size and weight, check out the Invisible Shield. It has been  specifically designed to protect every inch of the iPhone while maintaining the original look. The shield is a clear film that is cut to the exact dimensions of the phone. It […]

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Desktop or laptop? Help me choose my next computer

scales of mac

It’s time for me to decide what my next computer will be. I’ve been using a desktop as my main machine since I purchased my first computer back when 10mb (yes, I said MegaByte) hard drives were considered ginormous. The question I’m trying to answer for myself is – should I finally ditch the desktop

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Are you worried that your cellphone may be turning your brain into pudding?

cell radiation

You either worry about SAR or you don’t. SAR stands for Specific Absorption Rate, which is the unit of measurement for the amount of RF energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. I don’t think about it very often, but once in awhile it crosses my mind that I probably should not

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Email your Grandma, even if she doesn’t have a computer

sunnygram

Do you sometimes wish that you could email the latest family news and pictures to Grandma or Grandpa, but can’t because they don’t have a computer? Sunnygram offers an email service to connect to these “unplugged” people in your life. With Sunnygram, you assign an email address to a non-emailer (such as [email protected]), and then

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You’ve heard of RPG and MMORPGs. But what about CMO games?

faunasphere

CMO stands for Casual Multiplayer Online game. Yeah, who knew right? Faunasphere is a new game from Big Fish Games that you play through your browser. No special downloads are required and it’s completely free. The whole premise is that you’re on this world that’s been overrun by pollution. It’s your job to interact with

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Buy PocketMac RingtoneStudio2 and help kids get a laptop

pocketmac logo

Tim Goggin of PocketMac just sent me an email about a new promotion that they are having that may be of interest to iPhone users. Starting today PocketMac is partnering with the charity, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) to raise money for their efforts in the the first promotion of its kind. For every copy

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MusicSkins Amps up Custom Skins for Personal Electronics

musicskins

MusicSkins is a leading provider of premium quality illustrated vinyl protective coverings known as “skins” for personal electronic devices. MusicSkins initially offered a product line of skins featuring music-industry related images of artists, bands, musicians and DJs to appeal to music fans, but today they have announced the launch of their new Customizer.  This is

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