Gigabyte i-RAM Storage Drive

Do you find transferring files to and from your hard disk is a little time-consuming? Well, Gigabyte has launched a device called i-RAM, a hard disk storage alternative, which is based on fast DDR SDRAM chips rather than slow-but-stable flash memory chips. With data stored on memory chip, it is truly much faster than saving data onto rotating hard disk medium. Unfortunately, there are disadvantages to using i-RAM; that is, Gigabyte acknowledged that the product is not suitable for systems that are turned off permanently for long periods of time, and secondly, not useful for anyone who demands more than 4 GB of storage space capacity.

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Fog Creek Copilot

You know the scene. The phone rings and that computationally challenged friend / relative / coworker is in trouble. They’ve bought something, installed it and now the screen is asking them all kinds of funny questions. They clicked “yes” to something and all kinds of strange things are happening.

Oh, and they’re 1/2 hours drive away and they have something urgent to do tomorrow and could you please help them out?

Well now you can! Copilot is a very nice implementation of desktop remote control software. It’s based on VNC which is nothing new in itself but their implementation manages to get around things like firewalls so that you can just connect remotely to their PC and have a look for yourself.

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Grenade Alarm

If you find it difficult to awaken kids on school days you can take revenge with this nasty little alarm. Simply pull the pin out, throw it through the bedroom door and cover your ears. In 20 seconds the sonic alarm will let out an ear blistering racket which will be sure to wake the heaviest of sleepers.

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Quintet TFT Displays

I’ve had a dual TFT set-up for quite a while and couldn’t work without it. I will upgrade to triple TFTs at some point in the future once funds allow. That is until I saw these 5 TFT models, they make my dual TFTs look like something out of the dark ages. Just imagine the sheer amount of information you could display on that desktop (though you may need binoculars to read the furthest away screens.

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GammaMaster geiger counter watch

I was going to write a post about a cool Japanese watch I saw, but in trying to find it I came across this one which is much better! are selling an integrated geiger counter and digital watch, so if those pesky terrorists release a dirty bomb in your immediate vacinity you’ll be the … Read more

Hot Stuff Laptops

Laptops are designed to be of must use when people are on the move, but they are far from the most ergonomically friendly devices. They generally kick out a considerable amount of heat, which either ends up heating your thighs or being reflected from the desk back into the laptop causing the fans to have a whizzing frenzy.

A company called Xbrand may have the answer to your scorched thigh problems.

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The Wristwatch Television Set

Are you one of these people that just must not miss your favorite television show or sports event on TV? Are you missing all kinds of events such as office parties, dinner parties, even your own child’s play performance because you are addicted to a certain television show that you just dare not miss?

If you can relate to any of the above then you need the Wristwatch Television Set. This ingenious invention is perfect for watching all of your favorite shows or sports events, you can always turn down the volume and watch in silence when it is necessary and then run to powder your nose to hear the score or the nasty fight that is happening on your day time soap.

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Wireless Electronic Locater

This is one great gadget for anyone that is constantly losing things such as their glasses, keys, remote control, cell phone, etc. All you have to do is press a button on the portable base and the disc that belongs to that object will beep very loudly.

With this wireless electronic locater comes with four beeper discs that you attach to items that you are always misplacing. These discs attach to the item with a key ring or a double-sided adhesive pad. It can locate any of the items within a 30 feet range. It even comes complete with a magnetic mounting bracket for the base unit.

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Conform’able footbeds

You’ve spent the whole day on your feet and by the end of it your feet ache, your knees hurt and your back’s letting you know it’s there. Sound familiar? You need some of these Conform’able customised footbeds. They’re insoles moulded specifically to the shape of your feet. Sounds crazy doesn’t it? I thought so too until I tried them.

Find out more about them here.

The market for these things started out with professional athletes demanding perfection in sportswear and moved on to providing comfort for ski boots but the lastest range is good for hiking boots and sturdy shoes too.

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Pocket Chainsaw

If you love hiking, backpacking, cutting down your own Christmas tree, or just walking through the woods, then you are going to absolutely love this pocket chainsaw. It is very easy to assemble, is only 28 inches long when uncoiled, is lightweight, and comes with its own storage can. This is one unique gadget that … Read more