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Category: Gadgets

USB Parrot: Polly Wanna Laptop?

USB Parrot: Polly Wanna Laptop?
Can’t get enough of the sound of your own voice? This desktop bird plugs into your PC and parrots back what it hears. The electronic parrot offers up an array of random phrases, plucked from the words it overhears, all the while gesticulating its mechanical wings.

USB Speedometer Gauges Wpm, Not Mph

USB Speedometer Gauges Wpm, Not Mph
Think you’re a speed demon on your keyboard? This goofy gadget lets you figure out how fast you can type and displays it on a speedometer-like gauge as you click away feverishly on your computer. In addition to tracking your typing speed (in words-per-minute) the gauge also keeps a running total of how many words you’ve typed so far today.

Solar Powered Digital Survivor Kit Saves (Phone) Lives

Solar Powered Digital Survivor Kit Saves (Phone) Lives
Ahhhhh, the great outdoors. Just you and the sunshine, nature, fresh air, and… all your electronic gear? Well, it is truly possible to have it all with this solar powered digital survival kit. It comes with a 3800mAh rechargeable solar battery to keep your phone (or other preferred device) running and 12 different adapters (check for yours first in the photo before ordering!).

Bandai Mirai Scope: the Digital Fortune Teller

Bandai Mirai Scope: the Digital Fortune Teller
Think of the latest contraption from Japan’s Bandai as a virtual soothsayer. The pocket-sized device uses a digital personality assessment, along with a dash hocus pocus and other less-than-scientific gibberish to predict your future. The Mirai Scope starts out by asking its owner about fifty personal questions, which help to assign you one of 236 unique personality types (you can try out the actual test here, if you’re up for a little Japanese).

Wii-Mote Gets the USB Flash Drive Treatment

Wii-Mote Gets the USB Flash Drive Treatment
If you’re like me, you’re a big fan of Nintendo’s groundbreaking Wii-mote controller design. Now you can carry your files on a tiny Wii-mote inspired USB storage device. Created by SolarMemo, the petite Wedisk flash drive looks like a wee Wii-mote, but press the “A” button, and the USB connector pops out of the top of the controller for you to plug into your computer.

Ferrari Nano Racers: Tiny, Remote Controlled Fun

Ferrari Nano Racers: Tiny, Remote Controlled Fun
Can’t afford to spend your next couple of paychecks on that Italian sports car you’ve been dreaming about? Why not live vicariously through these miniature motorized Ferarris that just hit the streets? These tiny 1/58th scale Ferraris measure just about 3-inches long and fit in the palm of your hand.

Guitar Hero: Get in My Pocket!

Guitar Hero: Get in My Pocket!
Can’t get enough Guitar Hero? Well now you can carry a miniature version of the game anywhere you go. The 7 ¾” X 3” guitar is small enough to easily carry around in your backpack, but the neck folds down so you can even fit it in your pocket.

Microfiber Clothing Could Power Your Gadgets for Free

Microfiber Clothing Could Power Your Gadgets for Free
If you’ve ever walked along a carpet in the wintertime, you know all about how you can generate electrical shocks without ever plugging in to an outlet. Now it looks like your body movements could be harnessed to provide electricity for your mobile electronics.

Mp3 Alarm Clock Lets You Record Custom Ringers

Mp3 Alarm Clock Lets You Record Custom Ringers
This old-fashioned looking alarm clock has a digital secret beneath its cover. It lets you take a custom audio clip and use it as your wake-up sound. Just hook the battery-operated clock up to your PC via a USB cable, install the included software, and copy sounds directly to the clock to customize your alarm to your own preferences.

Wall Charger Keeps Gadgets Organized

Wall Charger Keeps Gadgets Organized
If your household is anything like mine, you probably have scads of electronic gizmos which need to be kept charged all the time. But who really wants all those unsightly cords and chargers lying around their countertop?

Mishare: Copy Music Between Two Ipods

Mishare: Copy Music Between Two Ipods
Looking for an easy way to copy songs and movies from one iPod to another? Then look no further. This compact device connects two iPods and lets you easily transfer tracks without any computer required. The $99 miShare snaps between two iPods and will copy tracks with the press of a button.

Ybox2: Set Top Box in an Altoids Tin

Ybox2: Set Top Box in an Altoids Tin
Here’s a fun weekend project for all you hardware hackers out there. The Ybox2 is the latest version of a programmable IP-connected set top box which can fit entirely inside an Altoid box. The system can be programmed to display widget-like channels on your television, using a library of freely-available software.

IPod Earbuds for Giants [Speakers]

IPod Earbuds for Giants [Speakers]
You’ve gotta love these speakers that look like giant iPod earbuds. Unless your last name Bunyon or your first name is Green, these jumbo earphones will have to sit on your desktop instead of in your ears.

Handheld Nintendo Emulator Goes Solar

Handheld Nintendo Emulator Goes Solar
This portable gaming beast not only plays games from three classic Nintendo systems, it runs on the power of the sun. Out of the box, the player can handle NES/Famicom, Gameboy and Gameboy Color titles, as long as you can get the ROMs transfered to an SD card.

USB Flash Memory Looks Like a Mini iPod

USB Flash Memory Looks Like a Mini iPod
Sure, you can store your data on a real iPod, but why would you want to when you can have a cute little version of the iconic media player instead? FruitShop’s Pod Driver flash drives look a whole heck of a lot like tiny iPods with faces.

Skull Speakers: How Jack Sparrow Listens to His iPod

Skull Speakers: How Jack Sparrow Listens to His iPod
Taking a page out of The Pirates of the Carribean, these speakers look like something you might find lying around in Davy Jones’ Locker at the bottom of the sea. These skulls may look olde and crusty(e?),