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Bubbly Blaster Champagne Squirt Gun

Good champagne is, well, good. Bad champagne is ummmm, bad.

Did some not-so-tasty champagne survive this years NYE party? If so, strap on the Bubbly Blaster ($100) and use it as a neat party trick. The Bubbly Blaster turns your champagne into a squirt gun that can shoot about 30-feet.

Video of the Bubbly Blaster after the break. (more…)

Posted on Jan 30 2019 - 9:22am by gchoe
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Better act quick if you want to get the Anker PowerPort Cube for just $19 shipped (regularly $25.99). Use coupon code ANKERP27 at checkout today only.

What is the Anker PowerPort Cube? It is basically a 3-outlet power strip with 3 USB ports with smart charging. It is about the size of a tennis ball and has rounded corners.

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GoPro just announced a pretty compelling offer for users of their cameras, unlimited video storage with GoPro Plus ($4.99 per month). The previous GoPro Plus plan allowed  subscribers to upload unlimited photos and up to 35 hours of video (about 250Gb). The worst part of the old plan was that the videos were transcoded and stored at a lower bit rate. Not anymore. The...

Nostalgic buyers have been creating a market for for vinyl record players. Think of these throwback turntables as conversation pieces for the living room. The main downfall of most of these turntables is the fact that your accompanying amplifier doesn’t typically have a dedicated phono input. McIntosh has a fix with their MT1100 Turntable ($6,500) which has a phone pre-amp and hi-fi amplifier built-in. They even added Bluetooth and...

Remember the Skully AR-1 Smart Helmet that was taking preorders, just like this one? Skully was going to be the first smart helmet but ended in scandal. To be clear, I am not comparing the two companies other than the fact that they are both trying to develop smart helmets...

If you have ever needed a soldering iron while out in the field, away from wall power, you typically had to suffer with a subpar iron. For example, I used to carry the Weller P2KC which is a butane powered soldering iron. It is decent and has served me well. But I have found something better. The

Stop using and tossing AA batteries, this kit from Panasonic/Eneloop will get you off to the races with 4-AA batteries and a charger for just $17. If you haven’t heard of the Eneloop brand, know this, they are one of the best. These AA batteries have 2000mAh’s of power and can be recharged 2100 times! Additionally, they will hold 70% of their charge after sitting for 10 years. Go ahead, buy a few

PrintBrushXDR

Imagine being able to take almost any design or text and instantly print it on most surfaces. Want to label put your name on your kids underwear, label your scrapbook, add your logo to a cardboard box, etc… The PrintBrush XDR can take a design from your smartphone wirelessly and lay it down in full color on all kinds of surfaces (paper, cardboard, fabrics, wood, etc.). You simply drag the printer across your surface and it quickly lays down color prints.

Thanks to built-in sensors and intelligent software, the imprint will always be correct independently of the direction or the speed of a user’s hand movement. You can go as slow or as fast as you want. You can even stop in the middle of the printout: the PrintBrush XDR delivers accurate and reliable results.

Currently the PrintBrush XDR lives on KickStarter and isn’t fully funded. Fingers crossed they make it and the product works as good as the demo.

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MarkRober_Bait_Package

There have been plenty of booby trapped bait packages set out for unsuspecting porch thieves, but this one takes the cake. Mark Rober, who is pretty crafty in the shop designed the ultimate booby trapped bait box using a bunch of tech.

This package starts off with an Apple HomePod box, a 3d printed frame, four phones for GPS and video recording, a pound of fine glitter that spins out in all directions, and (my favorite) a fart spray device. Genius. Watch this video, after the break, showing porch pirates getting destroyed. (more…)

Ever been stuck in the dark with a dead flashlight? I have. What I do recall is having every size and style of battery but the one that the flashlight needed.  Panasonic has a new flashlight that will make it almost impossible to be without the right battery. The “Panasonic Any Battery Light will run on any combination of D, C, AA, or AAA.  You can fill the Any Battery Light with batteries or run it on just one AAA.  Pretty...