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USB LED Light Tube Speaker

LED Tube Speaker

If you are an aficionado of mood lighting, this should be a welcome addition to your desk top. The USB LED Light Tube Speaker connects to iPods, MP3, MP4, MD, CD players, notebooks, PCs, PDAs, PSPs, cell phones and other digital devices with its 3.5mm stereo audio connector. The 150 x 45 x 45 mm blue light tube features stereo sound on its 72 x 78 x 25 mm base. Audio and USB cables are included in the $22.00 price.

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Rug Finds Your Way at Night

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Design, Household, Misc. Tech

Footlume

Wouldn’t it be nice to get up at night for a bathroom jaunt and not worry about tripping over something in the dark? Engineering students Leona Dean and Zoe Robson from London South Bank University have created the Footlume, an electroluminescent rug. Using rechargeable batteries, its light is controlled by a person’s weight. Dean says that it can also “provide ambient mood lighting or flash in time to music as a talking point at a party.”

The prototype will be on display at the Daily Mail Ideal Home Show in London this month. The thought occurs to us that if it responds to humans, it will do the same with nocturnal pets and the idea may backfire if they decide to play “chase the light” as our cat does.

 

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iLuv Docks iPod

iLuv iPod DockiLuv has a new 2.1 channel iPod Docking/Charging Station with a built-in woofer. The i399BLK features an FM tuner with 20 preset keys, a digital clock, beat-sensitive mood lighting, remote control and aux. inputs for 3.5mm headphones and alternate devices. The station supports Bluetooth and comes with a detachable BluePin for turning your cellie into a speakerphone. Compatible with most dockable iPods (the exceptions being 1st, 2nd, and 3rd gens,) it comes with a price of $229.00.

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Shower Cabin is For the Elite

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Household, Misc. Tech, Music

.Shower Cabin

Our “If I was Rich” product of the week has to be this WMK Shower Cabin. Note that we said Cabin. The enclosure doesn’t just rinse you off. It has AM/FM with digital control and integrated stereo speakers, an input for portable or tabletop CD player, a hands-free speaker phone, temperature with alarm, one-button steam control, a clock, and an exhaust fan. If that isn’t enough there is also mood lighting by the adjustable ceiling lamp, a back jet for hydrotherapy, a downpour shower option, an ozonator for bacteria elimination, a foot massage, and a jetted whirlpool tub. With a price of $7,099.00, if we just add a wine cooler, we can forsee never leaving the bathroom again

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