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Alternatives to Apple’s Aluminum Keyboard

Alternatives to Apple’s Aluminum Keyboard

Recently, the Apple Pro Keyboard that came with my iMac began acting strangely. It refuses to produce the letter “S” much of the time, and doubles other letters. It’s an old keyboard, and contains crumbs from many meals eaten at my desk, so I don’t blame Apple… but it’s time for a new keyboard.Apple’s latest ...

Review: X-Mini Capsule Speaker

Review: X-Mini Capsule Speaker

The X-Mini capsule speaker is the solution for people who want volume from a laptop portable audio device that either doesn’t have a speaker or has tiny speakers that aren’t up to the job of delivering a wide dynamic response at reasonable listening volume.To be honest, I didn’t expect to be impressed by this ...

The Fly-Wheel May Power Our Next Green Car

The Fly-Wheel May Power Our Next Green Car

Damn Interesting has an excellent article talking about the fly-wheel and how it could be used to power the next green car that comes on the market.Damn Interesting » The Mechanical BatteryThe fly-wheel has the potential to store far more energy than standard batteries, but it is dangerous as well.As ...

How To Put Your DVD on Your iPod or Treo

How To Put Your DVD on Your iPod or Treo

I have tried EVERY software available for the PC to try to get DVDs onto my Treo. I have had absolutely no success. I wish I had more to show for my work other than a list of programs that DON’T work.On the Mac, however, there is FINALLY a way to get your DVDs to play on your Treo (or any other Palm device). You ...

Sanyo Xacti Waterproof E1 Review

Sanyo Xacti Waterproof E1 Review

Ryanne at Freevlog did an excellent job reviewing the Xacti E1 camera.Since Ryanne is a video-blogger, she gives the camera an exhaustive test. She takes it in the swimming pool. She takes it to the beach. She shows you footage that she has taken with it. Go to the review and watch the video showing how rugged the ...

iPhone Works With Mercedes Benz Bluetooth and iPod Integration

iPhone Works With Mercedes Benz Bluetooth and iPod Integration

The iPhone works seamlessly with the Mercedes Benz stock iPod adapter, as well as with the integrated Bluetooth MHI (Multi-Handset Interface) transceiver. In fact, the iPhone actually works better than the Motorola devices that the system was originally designed for, because if you have both the Bluetooth interface ...

Watch 3.0 Is Out of Beta

Watch 3.0 Is Out of Beta

I wrote before about Watch 2.0, but it still wasn’t perfect.Once I started working with beads, I was able to start on Watch 3.0. I have finally perfected it and I’m extremely happy with the outcome. The complete pattern is here for you to enjoy!If you’re not crafty, but would like to buy a watch like this, ...

Games N Music for the Nintendo DS

Games N Music for the Nintendo DS

I picked up Games ‘n Music up at Walmart for about $35. It was just inexpensive enough to try out for fun. It is a game card that allows you to play videos, music and homebrew games on your Nintendo DS. It came with a 128 MB Micro SD card loaded with 25 games. The included card was enough to hold two hours worth of ...

Watch 2.0 is out of Beta

Watch 2.0 is out of Beta

For years, I have been complaining about how I hate the watch designers of the world. They cannot create a digital watch that is both pretty and useful. In the end, I have been wearing my Armitron watch that I got for about fifteen bucks about five years ago. It has all the features that I love, but it’s ugly.The ...

Make Sure You Have a Backup of your iPod

Make Sure You Have a Backup of your iPod

A touching and endearing story detailing why you should have a backup of the music on your iPod.Shiny Shiny: The day the iPod music diedJust the other day, Mike and I were talking about this issue. I didn’t believe that anyone would have a bunch of music on their iPod that wasn’t backed up to their computer ...