Episode 1161

Orka Personal Silicone Steamer Microwave-Safe Steamer Link: Amazon   Dick plays “What’s In the Box?” again with this fresh courier delivery.  Orka makes a line of silicone steamers which are microwave-safe, with different capacities and colours.  Just put it some water with your food and steam away in the microwave. Red Hook Village Diner On …

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Episode 1158

Paper Jamz Paper Guitars Link: Paper Jamz   Wowwee’s latest toys are the Paper Jamz, musical instruments which are made of touch-sensitive paper.  They can be played in demo, play-along and free-style modes. At the moment only guitars (6 styles) have been released; each comes with a set of 3 licensed songs to which you …

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Episode 1150

Litesign Wearable Scrolling LED Signboard Link: New York Times Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   The Litesign was invented by an artist called Christopher Janney – a programmable scrolling LED signboard (more like a name tag) that would clip on to your breast pocket – which Dick would wear to parties with the message “I’m trying desperately …

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Episode 1138

Coby DP356 Digital Photo Album with Alarm Clock Link: Coby USA   The Coby DP356 is a digital photo frame which is also an alarm clock.  3.5-inch LCD display, 320 x 240 pixel.  Takes SD and SDHC cards. Coby and Joby Alex Nislick got a bargain at J & R Music: the Coby Snapp Cam3000 …

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Episode 1133

VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner Portable Scanner Link: VuPoint Solutions   Listener Jeff Corgan wrote about today’s gadget in Episode 1101.  It’s the VuPoint Magic Wand Scanner.  It is a pen-style portable scanner which uses two AA batteries to operate. Takes microSD cards of up to 32GB capacity. Standard resolution is 300 x 300 dpi, high resolution …

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