Episode 710

game.com Portable Game Console Link: Wikipedia Dick's Gadget Warehouse   In 1997, Tiger Electronics released game.com, a hand-held video game console.  It had 2 game cartridge slots on either side, and what's more, had some PDA functions, such as calendar and phone book.  The screen was a touch screen, had 192 x 160 pixels resolution …

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Episode 709

Energizer Aluminium Alloy Lithium LED Flashlight LED Flashlight with e² Batteries Link: Optics Planet   These are new flashlights from Energizer, with Aluminium Alloy bodies and LED bulbs, using Energizer’s new e² Lithium Batteries which are supposed to have a shelf life of 15 years.  Three models to choose from.  Dick’s model is the ELMCL42L, …

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Episode 708

Travelon Luggage Scale with Tape Measure Travel Accessory Link: Travelon Bags   After the Toiletry Sheets (Episode 689), Dick introduces another of Travelon‘s products, the Luggage Scale with Tape Measure.  The airlines have yet again reduced not only the baggage allowance but also the total linear measurement.  So the tape measure would come in handy, …

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Episode 707

Epson Artisan 800 All-In-One Photo Printer Wireless All-In-One Printer Link: Epson Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   An all-in-one printer from Epson: photo printer, scanner, photocopier, fax, with 2-sided printing.  The Artisan 800 has 2 paper trays for convenient storage of different types of paper: documents and photos.  An ethernet port and built-in Wifi enable network printing.  You can …

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Episode 706

Kill A Watt PS Power Strip with Electricity Usage Monitor and Surge Protection Link: Cable Organizer   Dick and Leo have referred to the Kill A Watt in passing before, in Episodes 553 and 642.  This new product, called Kill A Watt PS, retains the main functions of the previous gadget – electricity usage monitor …

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