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More-Thing Midnight Handwoven Cases

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These More-Thing Midnight Cases will make anyone want to borrow your iPhone 3G permanently. In colors of black, clear, purple or blue, the Handwoven cover glossy surface is made with Hydrocarbon Polymer Technology to make them extra-tough. Each is odor-free, anti-static, dust proof and ultra slim. The durable covers come at a price of $22.99 apiece. The company also has cases for Macbooks, nanos, touches and BlackBerrys.

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Sony Thin OLED EL Display

XEL-1 EL TVSony has been busy trying to be the best again. Their EL Display, shown at the Display 2008 conference in Tokyo, is a mere 0.3mm thickness. The gadget is composed of OLED technology which doesn’t need back lighting and has a polymer substance that converts electricity to light. Although Sony has been making 3.8-inch OLED displays since 2004, if you just have to have the latest, thinnest display on the block, it will cost you. An 11-inch EL TV (960×540,) shown here, presently goes for ¥190,000 (~$2,000.00.)

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Transparent Kayak-Canoe for Viewing Under the Sea

Transparent Kayak-CanoeWhat could be more fun than white water rafting during these humid summer days? Taking this kayak-canoe hybrid out for a dip in the water may be just more of an adventure with its transparent polymer hull that allows you to see all the flora and fauna beneath you and your buds. The watercraft is made with a lightweight anodized aluminum frame and comes with two double-headed paddles, a water bailer, and two flotation devices on the off chance that there is something down there that looks like it wants to be where you are. Available at Hammacher Schlemmer, you will need to do some serious vacationing to make the $1,459.95 toy pay for itself.

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Bleeding Edge TV 141: The OmegaSatter MonsterPod

We talk with Mike Hullet of OmegaSatter, the company that makes the MonsterPod. The MonsterPod is a tripod without legs, great for situations where you don’t have a stable place for a tripod. It can be attached to just about any surface. It has a visco-elastic, putty-like polymet base, so you can mount it to things like trees, rocks, brick, or anything you can find. Then you connect your camera to it, and you can take your image in just about any situation. You can pick one up for $34.99 USD.


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