Episode 1160

Samsung SyncMaster 172MP LCD Monitor Link: CNet Reviews Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   Dick got the Samsung SyncMaster 172MP in 2003 which he is going to retire, but not before he gets one more use out of it, for Warehouse Friday.  It has a 17-in 4:3 1280 x 1024 pixels LCD screen, a built-in TV tuner, …

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Episode 1001

TV Hat “Personal Movie Theater Experience” Link: asseenontvhat.com   Back in Episode 982, a listener wrote in about the TV Hat. At CES 2010, the TV Hat is one of the exhibitors, and Dick manages to get hold of one to try it out. The idea is that you would put your own PMP or …

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Episode 991

Alarm Arm Fire Alarm Mounting Device Link: alarmarm.com   Not to be confused with the wacky Arm Alarm back in Episode 35, the Alarm Arm is a Smoke Alarm mounting device.  First you install a magnetic pad (called Ceiling Disk) to the ceiling (which has a self starting screw) using a bracket that will take …

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Episode 973

X10 Mystery BOC X10 “Box of Crap” Link: X10   Dick has ordered an X10 Mystery BOC and does a “What’s In the Box?” with Leo.  They’re not exactly bowled over.  The conclusion is that the box has been aptly named.  Dick has gone where angels refuse to tread, so you don’t have to. Match …

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Episode 966

Dual Electronics XGSP300 GPS Navigation and Battery Cradle for the iPod Touch Link: Dual Electronics   Dual Electronics was famous for making audio equipment such as turntables, but is now venturing into GPS Navigation.  The XGSP300 is a battery cradle made especially for the iPod Touch, that comes with GPS and turn-by-turn navigation using NavAtlas, …

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