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 1011

Western Digital My DVR Expander 1TB External Storage for DVR Link: Western Digital   Dick plays “What’s In the Box?” with Leo again.  Way back in Episode 363, Dick did the original My DVR Expander from Western Digital.  The latest iteration has far higher capacities, 1TB or 500GB.  Choice of eSATA or USB.  Compatible with …

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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 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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Episode 773

Garmin GPSMAP 640 Marine and Auto GPS Link: Garmin   Another gadget from the Miami Boat Show, the Garmin GPSMAP 640 is a dual mode GPS device which can be used as a marine chartplotter and a city GPS turn-by-turn navigator.  When placed in the marine mount or automotive mount (which come included with the …

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