AAXA L1 Laser Data Projector Fits in Your Palm

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If you travel a lot like me, you know that the lighter something is the better. I don’t even bother carrying a data projector for that very reason, but it is a pain wrangling with various conference room projectors and hunting for the remote, or the video cable again and again. Wouldn’t it [...]

Spreadtweet Disguises Office Tweeting Into a Spreadheet

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By Alice Hill
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Twitter hype is so loud that I am sorry to add to it, but this one caught my eye. For those stuck in office cubicles unable to tweet undetected, and who want the ease of a desktop client like TweetDeck – comes Spreadtweet. Spreadtweet is a cleaver little app written by Elliott Kember [...]

Why Pre-Paid Cell Phone Plans Are a COMPLETE Rip-Off

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UPDATE Jan 2009: I am re-running this piece because the info is still true. If you are thinking about a pre-paid cell phone plan to save some $$$ this recession, please read the posting below and think again.
It started as a Christmas gift idea. My mother is from the generation that thinks a [...]

Cobra 27-Mile Two Way Radios

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I got my nephew some walkie talkies I saw at Costco thinking something must have changed from my own set of “talkies” as a child. And yes, they were more durable and didn’t have a massive telescoping antenna, but the range as always was a bit of a disappointment. Here’s a set [...]

Speak & Spell Online Emulator

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I was never good at spelling, and frankly that has not changed much over the years. Maybe it was because I never had a Speak & Spell growing up. Whatever the reason, I found a website offering up an emulated and 100% free version here.
Here’s what Jake the developer had to say [...]

Re-Defining the Personal Mobility Scooter

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When I was at CNET we were obsessed with “Rascals” or personal mobility scooters. We would send away for literature and post pics on our office doors. Don’t ask me why. But I couldn’t help but marvel at this new concept design for a new and much improved mobility device.
This concept design [...]

Vicks Forehead Thermometer

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The glass and mercury thermometer is still going strong in some households, but today there is hope for a safer and more digital alternative. The Vicks Forehead thermometer is a simple device that scans body temp from the temple to the forehead and even changes color when it detects a fever. A special [...]

Alltop.com Selects RealTechNews for Tech Section

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By Alice Hill
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Alltop.com is a great site run by my startup hero Guy Kawasaki. If you haven’t been yet, the site basically aggregates top blogs and websites around a topic. If you have an iPhone, bookmarking an Alltop site is a must.
Here are some great Alltop bookmarks:
Tech
http://tech.alltop.com/
Gadgets
http://gadgets.alltop.com/

Mobile
http://mobile.alltop.com/