OOMS, a furniture and interior design company in the Netherlands, is certainly geared towards saving the planet. They have designed wooden memory sticks made from real branches literally picked up in the woods. Each is handmade and can be personally engraved when ordered in lots of 50 or more. Choose between a 1GB for 50 EUR (~$68.00,) 2GB for 55 EUR (~$75.00,) or 4GB for 60 EUR (~$81.00.) The company also created a solar powered birdhouse that can act as an outside nightlight as well as a bug attractor.
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Smooth Creations has announced their new Smoothbook SLICE. The customizable netbook features an Intel Atom CPU 1.6GHz processor, a 120GB hard drive, a 10-inch display with Intel GMA 950 graphics, wireless networking and 1GB of RAM. The SLICE comes loaded with Windows XP (Vista is also an option) and is available for $549.99. Check with Smooth Creations for more specifics and other designs.
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Say goodbye to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. If you a find normal-size mouse isn’t ergonomic and/or cutesy enough for you, you might want to consider InferPoint’s Slimouse which is not only svelter but comes in many designs, including famous monuments, various animals, and “sparkling.” They all feature front and back buttons and scroll wheels. Prices range from $24.99 up to $34.99. Never fear. If you like the style but not the design, their classic is still available for $29.99.
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We just received a tinbot and couldn’t be happier. Designed by artist Christopher Lee, it fit perfectly with our iPod classic. Everything is quite snug inside and we think that it gives our music player quite a bit of class. We figure for all our clumsiness that this case, with tin on the outside and neoprene inside, is perfect for travel and a lot classier than our basic iPod case. We definitely recommend them for the terminally clumsy who have an iPod video 30/60/80GB or a classic 80/160GB at the MSRP of $29.95. Although it is not waterproof, the tinbot is certainly water-resistant to a spring rain. A very kewl gift for others, too, especially if you want to decorate it yourself, as they have one you can customize for $10.00 less.
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The latest skins to hit the iMarket are Gizmobies. With over 100 styles available and more added weekly, they will fit the iPod classic and video, touch nano (3rd gen., current,) nano (2nd gen., original,) iPod photo (4th gen.,) iPod mini, and iPhone, of course. Guaranteed for the life of your iDevice, choose between their variety of designs or several selections of solid colors. The company is now offering $5.00 next day delivery if you purchase 2 or more of their “non-skid armor” covers for $20.00 each.
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