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Casing it

February 20th, 2007 · Comments Off on Casing it · Gadgets, iPod

For Christmas, my wife gave me a very beautiful Ted Baker leather case for my 5G iPod. I had been using my older iPod case with it, but it was much too big, and the viewing window in the case was too small. At first the only issue I had with the case was the […]

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On the small screen, the very small screen

January 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on On the small screen, the very small screen · Culture, Gadgets, TV

After poo-pooing the idea of watching video on an iPod, I finally changed my mind and was the lucky recipient of an 80GB iPod for my past birthday. With the help of Handbrake and iSquint, I can rip DVDs and torrented movie files of things that Conny View definition in a new window doesn’t want to watch and consume them in […]

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Gort Jr.

January 18th, 2007 · Comments Off on Gort Jr. · Gadgets, Toys

Santa was good to me this year, mostly because I told her exactly what I wanted: LEGO Mindstorms NXT. Now I can build my very own robot overlord, who I for one would welcome.I loved LEGOs as a kid, and I like to program, so combining the two is surely good for hours of useless […]

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iWant

January 16th, 2007 · Comments Off on iWant · Gadgets

It’s shiny and pretty and reeks of fine technology. Yes, when I saw the iPhone demo, I had to wipe my chin. When it ships, nothing will say Chic Alpha Geek more than the new iPhone. But, that being said, I doubt I will be the first person standing in line to get one when […]

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TiVo Series 3

January 12th, 2007 · Comments Off on TiVo Series 3 · Gadgets, Reviews, TV

So the Nosuch household got a TiVo Series 3 a while back, pretty much when they first came out. For those not in the know, the Series 3 is TiVo’s HD offering, priced at an extravagant $800. After having it for several months, I feel I can answer the question “is it worth it?”. Or […]

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