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6dot Braille Labeler: Dymo for the Blind

6dot Braille Labeler: Dymo for the Blind
I could never imagine what it might be like to be blind, but I can only think that it would be incredibly challenging to function in today’s increasingly visual world. Imagine trying to use the flat touch buttons on your microwave without being able to see them.

Duct Tape Sheets for DIY Geeks

Duct Tape Sheets for DIY Geeks
My uncle is an actual duct tape engineer. If you go to his house, you might find his AC unit repaired with duct tape, his trucks radiator hose, and lots more is fixed with nothing but curses and duct tape.
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iPad 2 Gets Wrapped in Duct Tape

iPad 2 Gets Wrapped in Duct Tape
There are certainly plenty of ways to protect your shiny new iPad 2 from scratches and dings, but wrapping one in duct tape wasn’t on my list of ways to do this. That said, where there’s a will, there’s a way, and there’s now an iPad 2 case made from the sturdy, sticky stuff.

Pack Up Your Aliens With Some Space Invaders Packing Tape

Pack Up Your Aliens With Some Space Invaders Packing Tape
Next time you need to box up a bunch of alien bits to or from Area 51 (or maybe just a package filled with video game gear), why not deck out your box with some Space Invaders?

My First Autobahn Tape Turns Any Surface Into a Race Track

My First Autobahn Tape Turns Any Surface Into a Race Track
Sure, you could go out and get one of those schmancy Hot Wheels sets and build a race track for toy cars, or you could buy this inexpensive kit that lets you turn just about anything into a track.

IPhone 4 Gets Folding Keyboard (Sorta)

IPhone 4 Gets Folding Keyboard (Sorta)
iPhone haters really like to rag on the fact that the phone has no actually keys, only virtual ones. This somewhat impractical, but clever add-on aims to fix that shortcoming. By taking a small wireless Bluetooth keyboard, and crafting a hinged mount for it, modder Pachimon managed to do what we once thought was impossible – give the iPhone actual keys!

Cassette Tape Speaker: Do Not Try to Play This Tape

Cassette Tape Speaker: Do Not Try to Play This Tape
I’m not really sure why you’d want a speaker that looks like a cassette tape, but you can have one nonetheless.

Rewind Your Headphone Cord With a Microcassette Tape

Rewind Your Headphone Cord With a Microcassette Tape
Hate all that excess cord you end up with when you wear your headphones? This fun little accessory lets you hide that spare cord with wit and whimsy. Designed by Jason Amendolara for Fred & Friends, the »REW cord caddy looks like an old-school cassette tape (or more like a microcassette, IMHO), and lets you conceal all that unsightly extra wire inside.

Stick Those Devices Into a Tape-Dispensing USB Hub

Stick Those Devices Into a Tape-Dispensing USB Hub
It’s the perfect companion to the sticky notes flash drive: the tape dispenser USB hub, for the person who needs to affix a lot of things to other things. How have you lived this long without it?

Relive the Big and Chunky Days of Gadgets With Fauxsure Shirts

Relive the Big and Chunky Days of Gadgets With Fauxsure Shirts
Remember when controllers had corners and not curves? When speakers were bigger than a house? When storage was limited but personal? and rectangular? Remember when synths… Nevermind. Synthesizers still look the same. Oh wait. Remember when synths had no USB connection?

Use Calendar Tape to Make Dates Stick

Use Calendar Tape to Make Dates Stick
SUCK UK Calendar Tape by Laboratorium is a cheap and practical way of keeping your schedule together. Use it as a Twitterish diary, an organizer, or yes, a calendar. You can also mark your video games, CDs, DVDs and gadgets with it, so you know when you bought them or when they’re due for maintenance, when to give/sell/throw them away etc.

Cassette Tape USB Hub Won’T Play, Pause or Rewind

Cassette Tape USB Hub Won’T Play, Pause or Rewind
I can’t think of any better way to connect my mix tape USB flash drive to my computer than to plug it into this retro cassette tape USB hub. The 4-port USB 2.0 hub may look exactly like an old school cassette tape, but I can pretty much assure you that you’ll wreck your tape player if you attempt to pop this thing in and listen to it.

Cassette Tape Lamps Look Great, Sound Awful

Cassette Tape Lamps Look Great, Sound Awful
The cassette tape is probably just a fuzzy memory for those of you who grew up with Compact Discs and MP3s. But for us born before the 1980s, we have to figure out what to do with all of those old tapes.

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete

Betamax to HD-DVD Converter is Already Obsolete
ThinkGeek recently announced their latest electronic gadget, a device that can easily convert your old Betamax Tapes to brand-spankin’-new HD-DVD discs. While it won’t handle transfers of DIVX, MiniDisc or SelectaVision Videodiscs, the BetaMaxHD will convert between two of the most undoubtedly out-of-fashion consumer media formats money can (or can’t) buy.

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays

Message Tape Mimics Digital Displays
This cool decorative tape lets you leave messages by blacking out the the white areas. A brilliantly simple design concept, the tape works in pretty much any language thanks to its free-form display concept. Perfect for labeling boxes, temporary signage, creating impromptu artworks or modern graffiti, the tape comes in either a dot-matrix or segmented style.

Cassette Tape Mp3 Player: Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Cassette Tape Mp3 Player: Why Didn’t I Think of That?
Plenty of companies have made cassette tape adapters for connecting MP3 players to your car stereo, but this one wins the award for ingenuity. Not only does this gadget let you play your digital tracks through your old school tape player, the cassette IS the MP3 player.
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