Thursday, August 23, 2007

decTop $100 form factor small Computer

decTOP is a fanless personal computer that weighs in at 3 pounds and runs off of 8 watts of power. It comes without any operating systems but supports Windows CE and any flavor of Linux. Although it comes with low level specs (128 MB RAM, 10 GB hard drive, 366 MHz processor), its hard drive and RAM are both upgradeable. If you're looking for a cheap computer for the kiddies, a Linux server, or to create a remotely controlled torret server or internet communication center, then this is for you. Contains 128MB SDRAM / 10GB HDD, V.92 modem / Ethernet, 4 USB / VGA Video Out (up 1600x1200), Microphone In (audio in) / Headphone Out (audio out). Sells for US$100 and includes a mouse and keyboard.


Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Tentacular Geek Dream USB Hub

Don't blame me if you get funny looks or people pointing at you and calling you a geek. Forget the plant or flower arrangement on your desk, instead get this tentacular USB Hub from Ora-Ito. It comes with LaCie Hub; USB fan; USB light; 2 x USB 2.0 cables; 1 x USB 2.0 cable; 2 x USB 2.0 cables; 2 x FireWire 6-to-6 pin; 1 x FireWire 4-to-6 pin; USB extension cable; FireWire extension cable; external power supply; Quick Install Guide. US$95 I am proud to be a Geek.

[Ora-Ito Tentacular USB Hub]

Oval Nightlighter Flashlight

If you don't mind carrying about a yellow bulky flashlight, then this Oval Flashlight called Nightlighter is just the thing. In the least it is certainly a conversation starter and shines area around your feet and the ahead. Now if someone could combine this with one of those dog leash handles. US$26.95. I'll save my money for something else.

[Nightlighter Flashlight]

MiniCards - Increase your name / brag factor

MiniCards are little cards photos or designs on one side, and textual details on the other. They are like little calling-cards; cards you hand out to keep in touch with friends, or new people you meet (did someone say pickup lines?). The image side of each card can be different, so if you are making a MiniCard 100 pack, you can choose up to 100 different photos (upload, or get from various photos sharing sites like Flickr) or text designs to put on your cards. US$16.99 for 100 cards.

[MiniCards - Moo]