Who won $50 in Last Weeks Coolest Gadget


PAL-V: The Super Cool Flying Car!

Thanks once again to everybody who participated or voted in our previous coolest gadget of the week. The top three entries (voted by you guys, thanks) pulled away from all other, amazingly 2 of which we’d covered here before (back in 2006 and 2007) which must mean something good.

The randomly drawn winner of the $50 Amazon voucher is voter Ross, we’ll be in touch. Now onto last weeks winners.

UK Gadget site Gaj-It takes its second coolest gadget of the week crown with the exceedingly cool, PAL-V Flying Car.

Is it a car or is it plane? No, it’s actually both! So, what are we talking about? The PAL-V Flying Car. Dodging traffic could be a thing of the past with this little number, because on land the PAL-V is a three wheeled car (or to some a motorcycle), however open up its roof and back to find a foldable rotor, propeller and tail section, which lets you fly away and take off in seconds.

Gaj-It has also been nominated in this year Computer Weekly annual blog awards, so if you like what you see I’m sure the folk behind Gaj-It would appreciate another vote.

solar charger
In a close second place we have the eco friendly and exceedingly useful, solar powered cellphone charger.

Now, Tokyo Coil engineering have thought about this and create a very cute solar power kits for your cellphone. It simply cute and can be attached into your cellphone. It needs 6-10 hour in daylight to fully charged this phone. So, you need around 1 days and charge it to your phone. Ideal for people who are active and spend most of the time outside. This solar charger cellphone strap is suitable for Japanese phone and sold at $19.

bendy tripod
Finally in third place we have the bendy tripod for your camera

It has three legs that can wrap around anything, even trees and lampposts, so you can get angles that you never dreamed of obtaining with a traditional tripod. Great news for happy snappers

More info on Decide What to Buy.

Thanks again to everybody who submitted, voted and commented, the next coolest gadget of the week will be on Friday.

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4 reviews or comments

turn.self.off Says: July 14, 2008 at 1:04 pm

hehe, that copter-car reminds me of the 80’s M.A.S.K cartoon ;)

Dom Says: July 14, 2008 at 2:47 pm

Damn you, Ross!
Well done though :D

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