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Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Nine enormous gadgets for you to gawk at.Nine enormous gadgets for you to gawk at.

Hidden in the green hills of West Virginia, the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope (aka the Great Big Telescope) stands 485 feet tall — almost 200 feet taller than the Statue of Liberty and just 70 feet shorter than the Washington monument.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 1:17 PM | Tags (6) | gadgets | wired | enormous | technology | huge | gargantuan |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 20 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 16, 2009

The dos and don'ts for buying refurbished electronics.The dos and don'ts for buying refurbished electronics.

Some quick tips on whether or not purchasing a refurbished (in some cases slightly used) product is right for you. I'm also of the theory that sticking with a major brand (ie Best Buy, Apple) is a safe bet to make in this case.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:45 AM | Tags (5) | abcnews | gadgets | guide | helpful | refurbished |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 9, 2009

A list of ten clever fixes for your potentially broken stuff.A list of ten clever fixes for your potentially broken stuff.

I've heard of great success stories from people who have accidentally drowned their cellular device and then miraculously brought it back to life using the rice bowl drainage trick. Personally, I was not so successful with the frozen hard drive fix. Oh well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:09 AM | Tags (7) | gadgets | fixes | tips | lifehacker | rice | freezing | harddrive |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 66 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: November 5, 2009

A list of ten drop dead gorgeous gadgets from 2009 thus far.A list of ten drop dead gorgeous gadgets from 2009 thus far.

Philips' new 21:9 LCD TV, a 56-inch telly which displays images almost exactly as they are in the cinema. Equipped with a full HD 2560 x 1080p screen with 8.3 million pixels, we knew the 21:9 would be a specialist purchase.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | cinema | design | gadgets | gorgeous | phillips | television | wannahaves |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 54 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Twelve of the coolest MP3 players you'll see today.Twelve of the coolest MP3 players you'll see today.

Your PEZ dispenser, while serving as a great vessel for your sugary candies, can also double as a 512 megabyte MP3 player. Want one of your own? Turns out thet PEZ people found out that selling candy was more profitable than candy-dispensing MP3 players. Oh well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:33 PM | Tags (8) | mp3 | players | cool | oddee | interesting | neat | devices | gadgets |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 30, 2009

Some high-tech gizmos for Halloween from the folks at CNN.Some high-tech gizmos for Halloween from the folks at CNN.

Another flash slideshow showing off some gadgets to make your Halloween costume and decorations look way more spooktacular. Get it? 'Spooktacular' was used because overall the slideshow is spooky. Ha!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 7:44 AM | Tags (9) | cameras | cnn | costumes | cylon | devices | gadgets | nerdy | pumkins | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

Add some multitouch to your new Windows 7 installation with this Dell monitor.Add some multitouch to your new Windows 7 installation with this Dell monitor.

Just remember to lower your arms every once in a while, lest you get sore arms from simply browsing your adult media collection.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 3:25 PM | Tags (4) | dell | multitouch | windows7 | gadgets |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 14, 2009

Five fun gadget hacks to tackle on a rainy day.Five fun gadget hacks to tackle on a rainy day.

Article covers hacks and mods mostly of the Apple variety (jailbreak your iPhone, put OS X on a netbook, etc, etc). I have to admit that hacking the Mac Mini to be a full fledged entertainment center is very intriguing.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:27 PM | Tags (7) | boredom | gadgets | hacks | jailbreak | mods | rainy | wired |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 27 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 13, 2009

HP decides to make a spill-proof laptop for clumsy people.HP decides to make a spill-proof laptop for clumsy people.

Neat, a laptop with a central drain. Why hasn't anyone thought of this before? This would have certainly come in handy a year or two ago when I spilled a gigantic can of Arizona tea all over my then precious laptop. C'est la vie.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 3:21 PM | Tags (6) | gadgets | clumsy | laptop | spills | hp | popsci |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 518 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 1, 2009

Palm decides to partner up with Amazon instead of hacking their way into iTunes.Palm decides to partner up with Amazon instead of hacking their way into iTunes.

But what Palm should really do is to make an iTunes rival, a media-playing, content-syncing, Amazon MP3-friendly application. And it should make it work not just with the Pre, but with any device you might own, including the iPhone.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:30 AM | Tags (13) | palm | pre | itunes | amazon | partner | team | hacks | usb | apple | music | downloads | gadgets | mobile |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 24, 2009

Nokia decides that now is the right time to join the netbook party.Nokia decides that now is the right time to join the netbook party.

Nokia's first netbook, the Nokia Booklet 3G, will use Microsoft's Windows software and Intel's Atom processor to offer up to 12 hours of battery life while weighing 1.25 kilograms.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 11:26 AM | Tags (4) | netbook | nokia | booklet | gadgets |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Ever find yourself without enough USB ports? This post is for you.Ever find yourself without enough USB ports? This post is for you.

The hub allows for a whopping forty-nine USB devices to be plugged in at once. And since it's not really geared for consumers, this little baby will only set you back about $700 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | usb | hub | gadgets | ports | tech | nerdy |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 20, 2009

Always wanted to own a video watch? This post is for you.Always wanted to own a video watch? This post is for you.

Eight gigabyes of storage on a 128 x 128 pixel screen can be all yours for just $99 bucks. Thank you, ThinkGeek.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 4:08 PM | Tags (4) | gadgets | thinkgeek | video | watch |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: July 22, 2009

A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.A list of one hundred things that your kids might never know about.

Some of my favorites: high-speed dubbing, the scream of a modem connecting, and Han shoots first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Life @ 1:23 PM | Tags (9) | dubbing | gadgets | han | kids | life | modem | parenting | starwars | wired |  | Discuss (2) |  | facebook | twitter | 72 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 20, 2009

A list of the top ten geekiest peices of furniture in the universe.A list of the top ten geekiest peices of furniture in the universe.

Trick out your home with some of these geeky items. Nothing is quite as cozy as a captain's chair in your living room.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Fun @ 7:44 AM | Tags (5) | cracked | fun | neat | gadgets | furniture |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 49 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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