Suck UK Fetch My Keys – find your keys with a whistle

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(credit: Suck UK) Suck UK Fetch My Keys | £5.00 | www.suck.uk.com

misplacing our keys around our home is a pretty common affair, so wouldn’t it be nice if we could ‘call out’ to our keys and find them swiftly instead of aimlessly digging through piles and piles of things? that’s exactly what Fetch My Keys does. it is a keychain in the shape of a cute doggy and it will response with beeps and flashing red nose when you whistle. well, it can’t fetch the keys like a real dog but at the very least, its sight and sound will let you know where they are. though we are not sure what’s the range of Fetch My Keys or how sensitive it is to the whistling sound. you might end up whistling all over the house in the process of trying locate your keys. not an entirely bad thing, unless you can’t whistle at all. don’t laugh. some people never have the skill to whistle. the Suck UK Fetch My Keys keychain is available now for just £5 a pop (about US$8). Continue reading Suck UK Fetch My Keys – find your keys with a whistle

build your own Steampunk Plasma Stream bulb [video]

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(credit: Admiral Aaron Ravensdale)

we have seen numerous awesome steampunk creation in this blog and today we are adding one more to the list: Steampunk Plasma Stream Bulb and its creator, one German folk who called himself Admiral Aaron Ravensdale (of Steampunk Design) was kind enough to let the cat out of the bag on how he did this beautiful machine. most of the steampunk creation we have seen here are generally functional, the plasma bulb is no exception, although it may not light up your entire room. it certainly belongs to the Steampunk (work of) Art category – if there’s such a category. Continue reading build your own Steampunk Plasma Stream bulb

MiniDock – perfect docking solution for travelers

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Bluelounge MiniDock | US$19.95 | www.bluelounge.com

wireless charging has yet to arrive for iPhone or iPod, but this Bluelounge MiniDock will still do away one cable from your life. no, it does not wireless charge your iPhone or iPod, instead it is mini docking station designed to work with your Apple USB power adapters, allowing you to charge your iPhone/iPod directly from the wall outlet without the cumbersome cable. any idea that helps to eliminate one more cable from our lives is generally, a welcome news.
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Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control System

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(credit: Griffin Technology) Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control System | US$79.99 | www.griffintechnology.com

if you are in the market for hardware/app combo to turn your iOS devices into an Universal Remote Control, here’s another one for your consideration. announced earlier this year and officially launched a couple of months back is the Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control System powered by dijit. we all understand that our iOS devices do not have Infrared (IR) which is necessary to communicate with most hardwares we have at home, thus like all system out there, the Beacon uses a hardware to translate the Bluetooth commands from the iOS device and relay them out to the hardwares in IR form. Continue reading Griffin Beacon Universal Remote Control System

portable water-cooled cold air fan takes the heat off you

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(credit: Thanko) Portable Water-cooled Cold Air Fan | ¥1,480.00 | www.thanko.jp

sometimes when you are out and about, quelling the heat by using a portable fan just isn’t enough. understanding this, Thanko Japan has a brilliant solution by introducing water into the mix. meet the Portable Water-cooled Cold Air Fan [JP], it has a sponge within its sleek chassis to soak up water to give you a boost of cool air, thanks to the law of evaporation. you can even add aromatherapy oil to it for the added therapeutic effect. i bet you didn’t think aromatherapy could go mobile, did you? the gadget runs of four AA batteries or directly from a powered USB port. Continue reading portable water-cooled cold air fan takes the heat off you

iHelicopter – iOS device controlled RC Helicopter

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(image credit: iHelicopters) iHelicopter iDevice Controlled RC Helicopter | from US$59.95 | www.ihelicopters.net

when we think iOS device controlled toy, we think of the Parrot’s A.R.Drone but of course, its 300 plus price tag is probably prohibitive to most of us. lucky for us, Keyword Shopping is bringing us the more affordable iHelicopters, beating Griffin to the game of affordable iOS device controlled RC helicopter. yup, that’s right. it is a RC helicopter controllable by your iOS devices. the iHelicopters look like any regular co-axial RC helicopter which you use a free controller app to control it. an included transmitter plugs in to the iOS device’s headphone jack enables the communication job between your iDevice and the iHelicopter. Continue reading iHelicopter – iOS device controlled RC Helicopter

Computer Choppers polished 24k Gold 13-inch Macbook Pro

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(image credit: Computer Choppers) Computer Choppers polished 24k Gold 13-inch Macbook Pro | from US$5,000.00 | www.computer-choppers.com

can’t get enough of the opulent lifestyle? how about grabbing a gold-plated MacBook Pro to add to your lavish lifestyle? seriously, everything else is going gold, so why not your laptop? meet the Computer Choppers’ polished 24k Gold 13-inch Macbook Pro. it’s a MacBook Pro and it’s clad in 24k gold so what’s not to like? this particular lavish example comes with color matched keyboard and trackpad, and the plating itself is treated with a clear coat for the added scratched resistance. Continue reading Computer Choppers polished 24k Gold 13-inch Macbook Pro

Gold Ingot USB Memory – opulence, the USB flash drive way

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(image credit: GS4U) Gold Ingot USB Memory | US$185.88 | www.geekstuff4u.com

i am sure some of us has ever dreamed of owning a USB flash drive crafted out from an actual gold bar. for now, that dream will remain as a dream but luckily there is a lesser alternative by the way of the Gold Ingot USB Memory. instead of solid gold, you have a wooden enclosure made from Japanese Bigleaf Magnolia (aka Magnolia obovata), covered with high quality gold leaf from Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. it is said that this particular city accounts for 99% of the country’s gold leaf which means you can be assured of the quality of the gold leaf used for this flash drive. the flash drive measures 8.2-centimeters (3.2-inches) and only comes in 4-GB storage capacity. the Gold Ingot USB Memory can be yours for a made-to-order price of $185.88 but be warned that once order is made, it cannot be canceled. a few more look at this opulent USB flash drive after the break. Continue reading Gold Ingot USB Memory – opulence, the USB flash drive way

cool stuff: USB Optical Mouse with Pocket Digital Scale

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(image credit: Brando) USB Optical Mouse with Pocket Digital Scale | US$22.00 | usb.brando.com

looking for a computer mouse that does more than pointing and clicking? well, you are in luck cos’ USB Brando has just the mouse for you and it is called the USB Optical Mouse with Pocket Digital Scale. as the name suggest, it is a computer mouse and it is also a digital scale that can weigh anything from 0.1-gram to 500-grams. the digital scale comes complete with a backlit LCD display for the weight readout. pretty sleek, eh? though i am not sure who would need such a duo-purpose gadget but with a price tag of just $22 a pop, it wouldn’t hurt to give it a go. Continue reading cool stuff: USB Optical Mouse with Pocket Digital Scale

Fisheye, Macro/Wide Angle and Telephoto Phone Lenses

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(image credit: Photojojo) Fisheye, Macro, Wide Angle and Telephoto Phone Lenses | from US$20.00 | photojojo.com

one of the short fall of mobile phone (or smartphone) photography is the lack of interchangeable lenses but that’s in the past. along with better megapixels phone camera, lenses are available now to make your mobile phone photography experience a more varied one. there are three type of lenses to suit different situations: the wide/macro lens for group shot, fisheye for the 180-degree effect and the new telephoto lens to satisfy the paparazzi in you. the best part is, the lenses are of glass, not just some cheap plastic. so there you have it, pro-style lenses for your mobile phone and it will fit any phone that has a rear facing camera, which means you can even use it with your tablets or even on your FaceTime camera on your Mac. sweet. of course, we are not expecting any pro-style quality out of it but hey, with prices from just 20 bucks, we shouldn’t be asking for the world. isn’t it? and if you grab all three lenses, you’d be saving $26 off the bill. check out it here. Continue reading Fisheye, Macro/Wide Angle and Telephoto Phone Lenses

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