Episode 1159

My DVR Expander eSATA Edition DVR Extra Storage Link: Western Digital   This is a new version of Western Digital’s My DVR Expander series, for expanding the storage of your DVR.  This one has a faster eSATA connection, and is compatible with specific models of Scientific Atlanta and TiVo DVRs.  You can even hook up …

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Episode 975

Seagate Pocket Drive Ultra-portable External HDD Link: Seagate Press Release Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   Dick’s version of the Seagate Pocket Drive is only 3 years old (the year the Daily Giz Wiz started).  It looked like a hockey puck with a retractable USB cable (reminiscent of the Tornado – Episodes 244 and 488).  By 2006 …

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Episode 963

Clickfree C2 Portable Backup Hard Drive for Automatic Backup Link: Clickfree   Dick has covered many of Clickfree‘s products, the first of which was the external hard drive backup solution in Episode 629.  The Clickfree C2 is a new version of their hard drive backup, now with larger capacities (250GB or 500GB), in glossy black …

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Episode 840

Fellowes Secure Touch Mini Optical Mouse Biometric Mouse Link: Amazon Dick's Gadget Warehouse   This Fellowes Secure Touch Mouse from a few years back had a fingerprint reader for security purposes – accessing the computer, unlocking passwords etc.  An early commercial foray into biometrics. All About Egg CreamJim Levine, a Brooklyn tour guide who has …

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Episode 774

Rebit Automatic Backup Solution Link: Rebit   Dick and Leo play Let's Make a Deal.  With a choice of a prepared gadget and "What's In the Box?", Leo always chooses the latter.  With his trusty OpenX (Episode 164), Dick opens the package, revealing the Rebit, an external USB backup hard drive (with a choice of …

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