Wind up electric shaver

Everyone has seen those wind up electric radios and torches but here is a new variation on the theme: a wind up electric shaver. You can charge it at home or in the car, or if the battery is flat just wind the handle for a minute to get two minutes of shaving time. The…

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GPS Signal Jammer / Blocker

As soon as someone invents a spying device someone else has to invent a way to block it, and that has just happened for those little GPS trackers you can put in your spouse’s car when you think they are fooling around. The “GPS Tracker Defense” from Trackershack in the UK works exactly as you…

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MSN Direct SPOT watches R.I.P.

Back in 2004 we reviewed a MSN Direct Fossil Wrist Net Smart Watch and it wasn’t exactly awe inspiring: bulky, unattractive, poor coverage (a bit like the people that wore them) Microsoft tried to keep them alive but finally pulled the plug: “As of recently, the Smart Watches with MSN Direct have sold out and…

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Sawstop table saw won’t cut your fingers off

Ever wanted to do a manly project involving lots of wood but worried you might get a splinter or maybe even cut your hand off? well Sawstop can help you (with the hand part, you will still get splinters). The table saw is designed to instantly (well ok, within 5 milliseconds) retract into it’s housing…

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Ooh! Nice Toy!

Alaska is a state where men are men and thermal underwear is required. In Alaska there are a lot more men than women and as it takes more than muscles and a plaid shirt to attract the ladies, I can see where the inspiration for 26 year old Carlos Owens little project might have came…

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Fossil Wrist Net Watch Review

Christian over at WatchReport reviewed the new Fossil Wrist Net MSN Direct Watch (the FX-3005) which is supposed to be more stylish than the bulky old Fossil Wrist Net watches. “The updated Fossil Wrist Net is definitely a step in the right direction, though it’s important to note that the focus was on aesthetics and…

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Swiss Army Knife USB Drive

Hardextreme.org reviewed the Swiss Army Knife with a built in USB drive. The fact that products like this are so easily available just adds to my dismay over the hype PalmOne were trying to give the USB drive function of the $400 Tungsten T5. If you can buy a 512mb USB drive for $50 or…

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The Man Bag

jkOnTheRun took a look at the Axible gadget storage bag, also known as “The Man Bag”. The Man Bag tries to fill a tricky product niche: a small bag for the guy who has too many things to fit in his pockets (phone, pda, book, keys, etc etc). Why is that a tricky niche to…

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Buy Gas with your Watch

Casio have announced a new watch in Japan that lets you pay for gas at Exxon gas stations that support Speed Pass. The watch will be available in Japan from October 22nd and will cost 26,000 yen (about $230). In related news, a gallon of gas will soon cost more than this watch. Personally I…

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Suunto n3i Slim SPOT watch

Suunto have announced a new MSN Mobile connected SPOT watch: the n3i. I reviewed another SPOT watch (the Fossil Wrist Net) a while back and didn’t like how bulky it was, so this seems like a good improvement. The Suunto n3i costs around $300 (plus MSN Direct subscription), supports standard straps, is water resistant to…

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