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Security Guard Keyfinder

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, Misc. Tech, Toys

Security Guard KeyfinderWe are constantly losing our keys to the point that we have to put them on a hook so we always know that they are not in the refrigerator, between cushions or lurking somewhere under the bed. Now there is a solution with the Security Guard Keyfinder. The retro device attaches to your keychain and the next time your keys disappear, just put your lips together and blow. He will let you know where they are hiding after your whistle. Own your own guard for £7.99 (~$13.00.)

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CTA Digital Wii Bowling Ball

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Accessories, Nintendo, Sports, Wii

CTA Bowling BallCTA Digital’s Wii Bowling Ball enables its user to treat it almost like a regular ball (but don’t let go.) Open it up with the release button, place your Wii-mote inside then attach wrist strap and place your thumb and three fingers in the holes. The ball is compatible with all games that use the Wii remote including Brunswick Pro Bowling, Ten Pin Alley 2 and AMF Bowling: World Lanes and will soon be available where other accessories are sold.

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Solar Powered LED Necklace

solar LED necklace If you like to make statements with bold jewelry, make statements about alternative energy or just make statements in support of glowing in the dark, we have found the necklace for you! May Yokoyama’s Lux neckace is constructed of solar panels strung with LED bulbs. After two hours of charging the necklace will glow for four hours, ensuring your statement is made clearly and for a long time.

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GameStop rips you off on Wii MotionPlus

GameStop Wii MotionPlus rip-off

If you are in the market for the , just make sure you stay away from GameStop. Why? Because they are charging you $5 more than any other retailer we’ve found that sells the device. Nintendo lists the Wii MotionPlus at a suggested retail price of $19.99. While it is just a suggestion, retails chains typically follow the suggested price. However, GameStop is charging $24.99 for the device. Save yourself $5, and buy the Wii MotionPlus at Amazon, cool?

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Unboxing Live 048: Elgato Turbo.264 HD

The Turbo.264 HD is a hardware video encoding stick that seems to support just about every video format under the sun, and can convert that video for use on various devices, in high definition, much faster than your Mac can do that on it’s own. We open the item up in this episode of Unboxing Live!, and whole-heartedly recommend it to anyone who works with video, or even transcodes video for use on their or other portable device.


Unboxing Live 047: Griffin SmartTalk Bluetooth headset

The SmartTalk headset claims to eliminate background noise, and sometimes more importantly, wind noise. We are in the midst of bringing you a full video review of the SmartTalk, which you’ll find over on Bleeding Edge TV, but in the meantime, you can get a look at the device in this episode of Unboxing Live!


Unboxing Live 046: Canon DM-100 camcorder microphone

In this episode of Unboxing Live!, we give you a look at the DM-100 microphone attachment. If you’ve ever been unimpressed by the audio quality of your camcorder recordings, adding a dedicated, external microphone might be exactly what you need. The Canon DM-100 attaches directly to your mini shoe-equipped Canon HD camcorder, and drastically improves the quality of the sound. We give you a look at the DM-100 settings and physical features.


Elgato Video Capture: Record analog video to your Mac

Elgato Video Capture

If you’ve got a lot of old VHS or other analog media laying around and need an easy solution to digitize it, the Video Capture device seems to be right up you alley. It’s actually quite simple, as you just plug the device into your Macs USB port, and connect the other side to your analog video player using either S-Video or RCA cables. The import software lets you do some simple editing/trimming, and will even let you send clips directly to YouTube.

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Star Trek iPhone Case

Star Trek CaseWe dig that that there is plenty of hype around the new Star Trek movie, although we doubt the next generation can equal some of its predecessors. Still it has inspired lots of new accessories, including this iPhone case mod, which is actually an old Star Trek pin glued to the back. Hmm. We wonder if we attached our old tribble to the back of our phone, would it reproduce?

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Elgato Turbo.264 HD received

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Accessories, USB, Apple, HDTV, Peripherals

Elgato Turbo.264 HD

We were big fans of the original Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder, so when we heard that the company had released an updated version, called the Turbo.264 HD, we pretty much ordered one immediately. The product promises to “quickly convert any video into a format that you can play anywhere and share with anyone” and supports HD camcorders, AVCHD, and direct upload to YouTube. We are gonna tear into this one, and report back with our thoughts. Meantime, any questions on the device?


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