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TiVo aims to save you some cash with their Netflix offering

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Home Entertainment, Movies, Videos

Have you fallen on tough times in this rough economy? Well, if so, wants you to know that they’re here to take care of you, what with their new compatibility and all. You see, all you have to do is stop going to the movies, get yourself a Netflix account, and watch movies from your Netflix Instant Queue instead. Nevermind the fact that Netflix offers mostly just catalogue titles, as opposed to the latest blockbusters. Beggars can’t be choosers, yo.


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Hunting For Coupon Codes

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Hot Deals, Internet, Misc. Tech

BargainsWhen you purchase something online and see a space for a coupon code, don’t you wonder if there is really one out there? We searched around and found lots of sites to find these codes and printable coupons.

If you like giving restaurant gift cards, Restaurant.com offers $25.00 certificates for only $10.00, with minimal stipulations. We could go on but you could probably find them as easily with a simple search of “coupon code” with the name of the store or manufacturer you are interested in.


Shock Safe, Literally

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Toys

Shock SafeAfraid you will lose your chump change now that the economy is down? Program the shock safe with a 4 digit code and anyone trying to break in will be greeted with a decent buzz. The bank has flashing LED lights and sound effects to further annoy

amuse your family, friends, or co-workers. At a size of 20 x 10 x 10cm, the sadistic safe has a coin slot and collection tray, and runs on 3 AA batteries (included.) Get yours for £19.99 ($39.58.) 

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ATM Mini-Bank

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Toys

ATM BankHere’s an original gift for a kid, mate, or anyone else that refuses to use a real ATM. Make a deposit of paper bills or coinage in the mini-bank, and it will keep track of your earnings. Of course there is a card with a PIN number so that you can withdraw when times get tough. At a size of 25.5 x 22 x 9cm, the ATM is recommended for ages of 8 and older. Pre-order for £24.99 (~$46.48) for an October release date.

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Dell Launches Best of Web Site

Best of Web

Dell has decided to get in on the Internet sales force with their new Best of Web site. Offering discounts, it includes categories of shopping, travel, games, music, movies, interaction, sharing and learning. The deal here is that if you are a Dell customer, you get a discount of up to 50% on purchases from Kodak, Wild Games, and Blockbuster, etc. While we are not all that impressed with the site for the general user, take a peek if you own a Dell. It certainly is not be convincing enough to buy our next computer from the company.

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Takara Tomy Bank Quest

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Toys, Video Games

Bank QuestTakara Tomy has yet another toy for the masses. This time it is Bank Quest, a combination RPG and change bank. The more money you put inside, the more weapons and armor you can “buy” to avenge the baddies. The bank can hold up to about ¥50,000 (~$466.00,) runs on 3 AA batteries (not included,) and should be available for those who have spare change around August. At least in this instance, as opposed to those gathering places we call arcades, you actually get to keep the coinage when you play the game.

Read More | Akihabara News

Jinsei Ginko Makes You Vicariously Rich

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Misc. Tech, Toys

Jinsei GinkoDon’t throw those pennies away. The Jinsei Ginko (Life Bank) takes Tamagotchi to the next level. Put your extra coinage into it and watch an entire virtual family develop. The more you feed it, the wealthier they become. The monochrome LED display will evolve from abject squalor to a happy marriage, then to a lifestyle of the rich and famous. We’re not quite sure how long it takes to get there, but it’s not like you are going to join the Jet Set anytime soon on your own. At a price ¥4,987 (~$44.00,) check with Takara Tomy for details.

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