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Archive for September, 2007

Top 10 Most Read Blog Entries

September’s list of Top 10 Most Read Blog Entries proved to be a mixed bag. Leading the charge was Steampunk Workshop’s keyboard makeover, followed by a device created to help minimise car damage and to make parking your car in the garage a little bit easier. 1. Retro…

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Guido knew the secret to a perfect cuppa

It’s all in the timing So he designed a battery-powered tea timer with a built-in LED display that will brew a perfect cup of tea every time. It’s simple: just fix a tea-bag on the tea timer’s extension arm, place a mug of hot…

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Girls play games more than boys

Today we discovered this interesting article from the TrustedReviews site. It claims that women own more games consoles than men. From a poll of 1,000 people questioned by TrustedReviews, 44 per cent of women confessed to owning either a Playstation, Nintendo or Xbox console, while 39 per cent of…

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Automatic headlight brightness switch

Driving with high-beam headlights will ensure your visibility in the coming winter months, but they’ll blind any driver who’s coming from the other direction. The automatic headlight brightness switch can be wired into your headlight switch to provide automatic switching between high and low beam headlights when…

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What to do with your spare USB port

From our friends over at the Travolution blog, comes another gadget you didn’t know you needed. It’s our pleasure to present to you: the USB missile launcher…

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When high fashion meets electronics engineering

At the height of her career, Marlene Dietrich – that famous woman in trousers – said, ‘I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.’ In an age where skinny jeans reign, and thousands flock to Top Shop hoping to emulate the style…

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Gadgets “important as a barnacle on a whale’s fin”

Every profession has certain tools of the trade that prove invaluable for the task at hand. Writing for The Interpreter, John Kohl gives a rundown of the gadgets that tour guides cannot live without. He even goes as far to say that “the quality of the interpretation could be as…

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When to buy the latest gadget

While it will always be tempting to be the envy of your friends with a shiny new gadget that no else has managed to buy yet (the jealousy of friends can mean more than words ever could), sometimes it pays to wait just a little bit longer, as this article…

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Charity Blogathon

Today sees all hands on deck at Gadget Master HQ. We’ll be taking part in blogging activities all day today, to gain some blogging tips, network with other bloggers and raise money for charity all at the same time. Watch this space for further developments…

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