If you have been sitting in front of the computer all day long, your eyes could use a rest. They get all tired and dry, maybe even cold. You could always use an ice pack or a hot towel, but those are messy.
Last year we featured a pair of flash drive cufflinks. Luxury cufflink maker Ravi Ratan ups the ante this year with an even geekier pair of fasteners, perfect for those of you who are known by your loved ones as Support… Tech Support.
If you’re out camping, the SteriPEN might not be the best water purifying solution, but it sure is nice to have it in your pack if you haven’t got anything else. It can basically replace a Brita filter and help deal with some contaminants, ensuring that the water you are about to drink is clean.
Oh, Brando. How we love your never-ending warehouse full of weird, wacky and often unnecessary Chinese gadgets. So why wouldn’t we be expecting this giant-sized USB mouse would eventually make its way to your shelves? It was inevitable.
USB sticks come in a variety of shapes and colors, but this is the first one I’ve seen that looks like a miniature missile. The retro packaging and allure of this flash drive is what makes it really cool.
Here’s a new twist on an old drinking game. This shot glass is powered by a 1 GB USB drive that goes into the bottom of the shot glass. The USB drive contains the Power Hour Album, which features 60 one minute drinking songs from drinking game guy Ali Spagnola.
Elecom gives us another reason to keep our AA batteries around with this portable charger. It’s similar to the Sanyo Eneloop Mobile USB Booster, but while that one only takes two AA batteries to provide up to 90 minutes of additional power, the Elecom DE-A01D-1908 combos with four AA batteries to fully recharge an iPhone.
Getting extra screen real estate is always a plus, no matter what your current monitor configuration is. AOC’s latest screen is a USB monitor, and it’s light enough to make carrying it around a possibility, which is good for mobile road warriors who need portable workstations.
I have been using an iPhone since they first came out. I recently moved to an Android smartphone to see how the other half live. So far the thing that irritates me the most is that I didn’t think about all the gadgets that my iPhone was designed to work with that I have around the house.
Real bonsai can be very beautiful and relaxing, but they also require much skill, care and effort. Vivien Muller’s plastic bonsai on the other hand is easy to use and actually takes care of you. Or at least your gadgets.
We have talked about the iTwin USB drive before. When this thing first surfaced, it was for PCs only. The iTwin is now compatible with Mac computers as well and allows the sharing of files between both Mac OS X and Windows machines.
Many third-party portable batteries or chargers come with adapters or detachable tips so that they can be used for different devices. But if you only need a cable to sync and charge your diverse array of gadgets by plugging them to your computer, check out this clever and elegant solution from USB Fever.
Electronic musicians, here’s another new gadget you might just have to add to your arsenal of music-making toys. The Maschine Mikro is a moderately priced, but professional-grade music composition tool, designed for use in the studio or in live performances.
Apparently, Transcend is working on a 2 terabyte USB 3.0 flash drive. I think that’s about the best news that I’ve heard recently, because flash drives can never be big enough. The mythical 2TB drive will “be no longer than a human thumb and only a hair thicker than a penny”.