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How To Make Solar Tiki Torches

How To Make Solar Tiki Torches

I really liked these solar tiki torches in this planter that I found on Pinterest:Outdoor Projects / Tiki Torch Planter – Lowes Creative IdeasThe problem is that when I looked at the cost for solar tiki torches, they were WAY too much money! The best price I found was $50 for a four pack, making them ...

How To Make a Hanging Solar Light

How To Make a Hanging Solar Light

Update 12-15-14 I have a few of these on sale on eBay right now. You can see them here:Solar Light Glamping Pair Solar Light Glamping Solar Light Glamping SconceI saw these Solar powered umbrella lights on Amazon and immediately loved them so much that I wrote an entry about them on Starling ...

Giving Yurbuds a Second Chance

Giving Yurbuds a Second Chance

One of the nice things about working at Gadgets Page is getting to try products that other people didn’t like. Yurbuds are earbuds designed to stay in while you’re exercising. Like many earbuds Yurbuds has mixed reviews and I think this is the cause; Yurbuds, because they are designed like custom earbuds, may not fit ...

Yurbuds: Not Quite Good Enough

Yurbuds: Not Quite Good Enough

In January at CES, the nice people at Yurbuds gave me a pair of their ear buds to test for The Gadgets Page. After two months of using them, I’m finally ready to write a review.The promise was that Yurbuds would stay in my ears through the sweatiest workouts and they wouldn’t hurt. At the booth at CES, they ...

Review: AddictingGames App is Addicting

Review: AddictingGames App is Addicting

I have found that many free game apps have very little content, and if they have multiple games they tend to all be boring. I noticed AddictingGames by Nickelodeon in the app store for free, and having been to their website I thought I would try the app. Upon trying it, I was surprised at how many games were on it and ...

CES 2012: Fujitsu Waterproof Phones and Tablets

CES 2012: Fujitsu Waterproof Phones and Tablets

The day before the official start of CES this year, I dropped my phone in a cup of coffee. The width of the phone just barely cleared the size of the cup and it was a one in a million shot. It only dropped in for a second, but it was long enough to short out my poor phone.You can understand why I was obsessed with ...

CES 2012: Powertech Ultra Slim USB Charger

CES 2012: Powertech Ultra Slim USB Charger

Last night at CES Unveiled, my favorite new gadget was the Powertech Ultra Slim USB Charger. The foldaway plug shrinks in size to create a flat charger that easily stores in your laptop bag. It wasn’t connected to power, so I couldn’t check to make sure the USB ports were strong enough to power an iPad, but they will ...