Win $100 in this week’s coolest gadget competition

by Al

There’s plenty to choose from in this week’s coolest gadget competition.

Like last week there are 2 ways to win a $50 Amazon voucher, leave a comment explaining why you voted for whatever and/or tell (not spam) a friend via the email a friend Email a friend link about the contest you’ll be entered into another draw. Results and draws will take place next Tuesday, good luck and have a fantastic weekend folks.

Mini-Catamaran

“Do you want to let a cat out of the bag…and then go sailing? Check out this ‘Mini-Cat’ which is a great stop-gap until you can afford to buy a full-size one!”

The full post can be found on Zath.co.uk.

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Electronic Drum Kit Shirt

The Electronic Drum Kit Shirt features actual playable drums and an embedded speaker with volume control, not just a pretty picture. Even better: since there’s 7 drums in the design, each of them makes its own sound, so with a bit of talent anyone can carry a tune right on their chest.

The full post can be found on S2999.

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SteriPEN UV water purifier: drink from anywhere

Everyone loves to travel, but one dilemma faced by backpackers and adventure enthusiasts alike, is finding clean drinking water. Enter the SteriPEN, a portable water purifier that will ensure you won’t poison yourself when you’re thirsty.The SteriPEN uses ultraviolet light to destroy waterborne microbes (including 99.9999% of bacteria) from all sources of water, be it from a forest stream or a particularly dodgy-looking overseas hotel tap.

The full post can be found on Gaj-It.

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Sharp Unveils Solar-Powered 52 inch LCD TV @ CEATEC

Sharp has unveiled the television at CEATEC and while a commercial version is not yet out and neither do we have a commercial name for it, this will surely set the ball rolling for solar powered LCD technology

The full post can be found on Eco Talks.

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Waterproof Helmet From Evolution Lynk

The only trick to protect your head against all odds in these fun sports is to ensure safety to your head via this waterproof helmet.

The full post can be found on Lifestyle Buzz.

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Waterproof MP3 Player

The new Speedo AquaBeat is an actual MP3 player that is water proof and you can listen to it while your either training to win some gold metals or just hanging by the pool. The headphones are designed to keep your ears dry while letting you listen to your favorite tunes in the pool. Incase you drop your MP3 player the Speedo AquaBeat actually floats for easy retrieval .

The full post can be found on gadgetblvd.com.

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The Real Transforming Robot Car Toy

Forget those stale transformers action figures, now you can have the real thing. This remote controlled robot car can transform from a car, into a truck, and finally into a robot that rolls on only two wheels instead of four. The robot car will run for up to 30 minutes on a full charge of its rechargeable battery. Recharging the battery takes approximately four hours. It has a range of 100 feet from the remote control which requires a single 9 volt battery. If Optimus Prime had a little brother, this would be him.

The full post can be found on Robots Rule.

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19-in-1 Micro Cool Tool

The Micro-Max is a great pocket toolkit that is easy to carry on your keyring, glovebox, purse, backpack or laptop bag. It is precision crafted from solid stainless steel and features a quick release mechanism that locks onto any keyring. So convenient you’ll forget you’re carrying it until you need it.

The full post can be found on RGS.

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Bulletproof Handkerchief Keeps You Safe

This stylish bulletproof handkerchief is meant to keep you safe and looking good at the same time. Created out of kevlar, you can now attend your next party knowing that this hankie will keep your heart well protected from stray bullets.

The full post can be found on Coated.com.

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NES Box – Super Mario Bros 3 External HDD Enclosure

What could be cooler for an external hard drive than a Super Mario Bros 3 NES cartridge hard drive. It was made using a 250GB SATA hard drive with 8MB of cache, and a Super Mario Bros 3 NES cartridge, it runs from USB power so there is no need for external power.

The full post can be found on Geeky Gadgets.

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Wood Meets Laptop Technology

The Asus Eco book is a neat piece in natural bamboo brown with 1 GB of Ram, and is priced at $2000
The full post can be found on Gadgets n Gizmos.

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Thanks to all the sites for their submissions now over to you guys for voting (don’t forget to leave a comment with your reason for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher) and tell a friend about this contest to possibly win another $50:

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Last week’s CGOTW and $100 winners are…

by Al

Last weeks coolest gadget competition was the closest yet, as I’m typing this it is tied so I’ve reached out to Twitter followers for help decide the final winner (you can follow on Twitter at AlCarlton) and the lead then swapped 3 times before the voting was closed. The final winner is the SL2 Survival Tool, so congratulations to Gaj-It on their return to winning ways. The SL2 Survival Tool …

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Win $100 in this week’s coolest gadget

by Al

Welcome to another coolest gadget of the week. Simply vote for which ever you think is coolest and the winning blog will gain respect from the masses.

Leave a comment explaining why for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher and (new this week) if you tell (not spam) a friend via the email a friend Email a friend link about the contest you’ll be entered into another draw to win $50, so if you’re really really lucky you might get the full $100. Happy voting.

Beer Burglar Alarm

If you’ve got some beer-thieving scoundrels living in your pad, be sure to equip yourself with some protection.

The full post can be found on Decide What to Buy.

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SL2 Survival Tool: Don’t be tool at the campsite

The SL2 Survival Tool is designed to help keep you alive (or at least in good spirits) when you’re camping, hiking or fishing. It features a serrated locking ‘A’ grade blade and comes with a Swedish Defense Department created, firesteel, which produces a 3,000°C hot spark to light fires even in the wettest of conditions.

The full post can be found on Gaj-It.

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Tantrum Throwing Alarm Clock For Lazy Folks

The most interesting feature of this Alarm is that it will throw a tantrum at you if you let it ring for more than a minute. This will go on for an hour but if you still do manage to sleep then for sure your sleep is deserved. Otherwise, everybody would wake up at its tantrum.

The full post can be found on Lifestyle Buzz.

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Spy Planes to Assist the US Army

The COM-BAT is designed to provide short-term but real-time surveillance and feedback to soldiers in urban combat zones using a collection of sight, sound and smell sensors while running on 1 W of power.

The full post can be found on Eco Talks.

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Wicked Lasers Torchlight Can Burn Paper

It has about 4100 lumens and can start fires and burn your skin to ashes. It is as good as carrying your own floodlight and is touted to be the most powerful torchlight in the whole wide world.

The full post can be found on gadgetsblog.org.

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Boomcooler: A ride-away entertainment system!

For as little as $899 you can have a BoomCooler which essentially packs a car stereo into an ice chest, rendering ineffective for storing beer, but extra effective for rocking out.

The full post can be found on Elite Choice.

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Da Vinci Alarm Clock Allows Only Four Hours Nap

Designed by Marc Owens, the alarm clock helps stick to a 3.5/.5 sleep schedule by displaying words AWAKE or SLEEP instead of time, the first for three and half hours and the latter for half an hour in a four hour cycle that repeats six times a day.

The full post can be found on Designer Gallery.

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Wind-Up Walkie Talkie

With all the functionality of battery ridden chatterboxes such as a 3 km range, 8 channels, LCD display screen and being generally pretty darn rugged, these Walkie Talkies are, as the name suggests, powered by winding them up. The dynamo mechanism knocks past dynamo efforts into a cocked hat, making it simple with just a few cranks to get connected.

The full post can be found on RGS.

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Critter Cruiser

This is the coolest/most foolish hamster wheel, the critter car. Watch your pet hamster power his car around the track.

The full post can be found on Foolish Gadgets.

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Thanks to all the sites for their submissions now over to you guys for voting (don’t forget to leave a comment with your reason for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher) and tell a friend about this contest to possibly win another $50:

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$50 Winner and last week’s coolest gadget was…

by Al

We had a clear winner in last week’s coolest gadget, with nearly 50% of the votes the winner is the 3M MPro110 Handheld Projector from Geeky Gadgets. The 3M MPro110 will be able to display a VGA image at a resolution of 640 x 480 up to 50 inches, it has built in VGA and composite video inputs, and the best part has to be the price, the 3M MPro110 …

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Another $50 up for grabs in coolest gadget of the week

by Al

Hope you’re all having a fun Friday and need to escape the grind exploring some cool gadgets. As usual we’ll give $50 to a randomly drawn commentator. Thanks for voting and have an uber weekend.

Sushi Saber

Perfect Sushi Tube makes it easy to create restaurant quality sushi at home! Three simple steps simply stuff with rice, choose filling and extrude. It’s effortless to enjoy a tasty delicacy at a cost you can truly afford.

The full post can be found on RGS.

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Remote Control Color Changing Lightbulb

The LED color changing light bulb fits into a standard light bulb socket. Inside are LED lights which can make any one of 16 different colors, all of which is controlled via a remote control. The light uses only 3 watts of electricity and can do such fancy tricks as flash, strobe, fade, smooth and dimming (which basically allows you to add a dimming bulb without having to install a dimmer switch in your wall).

The full post can be found on Craziest Gadgets.

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TV Be Gone

TV B Gone Remote Control: Turn off any TV around you

This pocket sized remote control can switch off 99 per cent of TVs thanks to over 400 “off” sequences pre-programmed into the device. It works by shining pulses of invisible light that directs most TVs to turn off or on. You can use it in the office to control your boss’s TV, at home when the kids are fighting over reruns of Friends, at parties when people decide to pull out a Sandra Bullock film, and even at a restaurant when you can’t bear to hear 24 hours of weather forecasts anymore.

The full post can be found on Gaj-It.

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3M launches the MPro110 Handheld Projector

A number of companies have released details of tiny handheld projectors over the last few months, none have managed to get one released as yet, that is until now, 3M has beaten other manufacturers to it with the launch of the 3M MPro110 Handheld Projector.

The full post can be found on Geeky Gadgets.

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Kodak OLED Picture Frame

It’s about time OLED technology became publicly available, Kodak have introduced the first OLED digital picture frame. It’s cool but comes at a price, $1,000 ouch.

The full post can be found on CG.

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Thanks to all the sites for their submissions now over to you guys for voting (don’t forget to leave a comment with your reason for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher) :

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Spooky CGOTW and $50 winner are…

by Al

In last week’s coolest gadget contest we had a new winner, Random Good Stuff, with the decidedly cool Halloween Bubble Fogger, wonder how many people will have one of these on the shopping list for next month. Be the star for this year’s Halloween in your neighborhood. The Bubble Fogger creates fog-filled bubbles and once you pop them they become fog. ….

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Win $50 in CGOTW

by Al

It’s that time of week again, please vote for what you think is coolest and leave a comment for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher, winners will be announced on next Tuesday.

Halloween Bubble Fogger

Be the star for this year’s Halloween in your neighborhood. The Bubble Fogger creates fog-filled bubbles and once you pop them they become fog.

The full post can be found on RGS.

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The USB Stick Beer Bottle Opener

USB Stick Beer Bottle Opener

The amount of utilities being added to USB sticks these days is astounding, we are no longer happy with just having a simple USB memory stick that does one job, none of them are as useful as the USB Stick CO from Trekstor.

The Trekstor USB Stick CO has it’s very own built in beer bottle opener, as well as being able to open your favourite brew, it can transfer data at 25MB/S.

The full post can be found on Geeky Gadgets.

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iPod iKaraoke: Let the Good Times Roll!

The best way to liven a party is the add some karaoke and watch your guests eyes light up. The iKaroke is an accessory for your iPod that sends the music from your iPod to your stereo without the lead vocals. This means that no matter what style of music you’re into, you will never again be confined to the old karaoke backing tracks of Abba. By simply pressing a button, the iKaraoke quietens the frequency which carries the vocals, leaving only the backing track for you to sing along to. Perfect for your next get together!

The full post can be found on Gaj-It.

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Vinyl to MP3 converter

If you’ve got some classic vinyls kicking around, why not get them all on your iPod so that you can take them everywhere with you? Old school meets new with this handy gadget.

The full post can be found on Decide What to Buy.

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The Diamond Plate Foosball Table: Play in luxury

Imagine playing football in a field studded with diamonds! The Diamond Plate Foosball Table, recently launched is not exactly made up of gems but has the diamond metallic plating on the table. To add zing to your game, it sports MP3 player dock having integrated speakers. So if you want this fantastic piece in your home or gym, be prepared to shell out $1,223.

The full post can be found on Elite Choice.

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My Mystery UFO

My Mystery UFO is really a mystery, since you won’t get any explanation about how it works until you buy it. It’s just like magic: an UFO that flies around with nothing visible powering it. You need to see it to believe it.

The full post can be found on S2999.

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StellarWindow Offers a Ride Across Universe

Have you ever wanted to take a trip of the space but hated all the virtual computerized gaming kind of tours? Here is how you could take a tour of the cosmos in real time. The Japanese students from Waseda University have created the StellarWindow. It offers a real-time guided tour of the night sky and that too with the help of a special USB stick.

The full post can be found on GadgetsBlog.org.

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Thanks to all the sites for their submissions now over to you guys for voting (don’t forget to leave a comment with your reason for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher) :

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If you write for a gadget themed blog and wish to be included in next weeks contest check out the CGOTW instructions page.

CGOTW and $50 Winner are…

by Al

Stash Reef Sandals

Last week’s coolest gadget was a close one and for a change it was won by relatively cheap and what could be called “sensible” gadget, the stash reef sandals. Submitted by S2999, these sandals are ideal for hiding valuables, that is until everybody knows about them. The idea is brilliant: they have a little “drawer” inside the sole where money, credit cards or keys can be stashed. I’ve never ever …

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