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The WiFi Multi Media Robot

wifiThis small robot by Hammacher Schlemmer can totally make your life easier and safer. It comes with a video camera, microphone, and motion detector. You can use it for surveillance when you go out, or just as a telephone. It is hooked up into your wireless home network.

You can send this robot to do surveillance in particular areas for up to 30 feet away from your router. When it is stationary, it can detect the motion and then send that information to your computer. It will be forwarded to your cell phone, where you can view an intruder with sight and sound, coming straight from the robot's video camera. Do not worry if it is dark; you have the ability to set off its headlamp using the computer if you need a clearer view. This robot is probably best for people who do not have many pets running around the house, as there will be many false alarms!

You can install this robot's software onto a computer that has Windows XP or Vista, or on a Macintosh. You have a control interface, where you can control the robot's movement into any direction. You can view what it is recording out of its video camera, which provides 320 x 240 resolution at 15 fps.

Apart from security, your robot can entertain you. You can assemble it as its typical robot shape, a lunar vehicle or a scorpion. It works by battery, which lasts three hours after a three hour power rest. It can play eight sound effects, and you can hook it up to your computer to play MP3s through its 2-watt speaker.

Ages 8 and up. It retails for $299.95, plus shipping and handling. Its dimensions are: 12 1/2" in height x 8 3/4" in width x 8" in depth. It weighs five pounds. It comes with lifetime guarantee.

Purchase: Hammacher Schlemmer


Toshiba Qosmio X 305-Q708

toshiba_qosmio_x305_1Feast your senses on the Toshiba Qosmio X 305-Q708.

This luxurious laptop offers some top-of-the line settings for personal and business use. It has one of the best screens accompanied by a remote control. Be aware that Toshiba has moved some keys, for those who use keyboard control. You can watch HD DVDs, as well as burn CDs and DVDs. You can listen to music with its Dolby Home Theater technology that sounds clearer than ever. Toshiba also backs laptops with an industry-standard one-year limited parts-and-labor warranty, as well as 24/7 toll-free support. It retails anywhere between $3,000 and $4,000.

Product Details:

  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor QX9300
  • Operating System: Genuine Windows Visa Ultimate (32-bit version), SP1
  • Memory: 4 GB PC3-8500 DDR3 1066MHz SDRAM
  • Display Size: 17.0” widescreen
  • Display Type: WSXGA+ with TruBrite Technology
  • Display Resolution: 1680x1050
  • Graphics Engine: Dual NVIDIA GeFroce 9800 GTS graphics with NVIDIA SLI Technology
  • Graphics Memory: 512MBx2 GDDR3 discrete graphics memory, plus up to 1663MB dynamically allocated shared graphics memory using NVIDIA TurboCache Technology
  • Hard Drive: 448 GB: 128 GB SSD + 320GB (7200rpm)
  • Secondary Hard Drive Size: 320 GB 2nd HDD
  • Optical Drive: DVD-SuperMulti (+/-R double layer) with Labelflash drive
  • Webcam: Webcam and microphone built into LCD bezel
  • Wireless: Atheros Wireless LAN (802.11b/g/n); Bluetooth V2.1 + EDR
  • Inputs and Controls: CD/DVD Buttons (Play, Pause, Stop, Previous and Next Tracks); Camera Buttons, Dolby settings, Panel Lights, 104 key US keyboard with 10-key pad, Mute Button, Media Button
  • Battery: Li-Ion (3200mAh)
  • Weight: Starts at 9.04 pounds

Purchase: Toshiba Direct


Kings Button iPhone 3G Sports Big Diamond Home Button


The next time you reach for your iPhone 3G as it rings to the sound of your favorite money-themed song, you'll take pride o'millionaire in knowing you laid out some 2.5 million for a diamond-studded Apple mobile.

This special Apple iPhone 3G, designed by jeweler Peter Aloisson, does all the standard tech stuff you've read about. You bought it though for the bling, not the tech features, right? Your 2.5 million gets you a phone case made out of 18 carat yellow gold, white gold and rose gold. A white gold line is encrusted with 138 diamonds.

138 diamonds might sound good, but consider this: the centerpiece of this is a 6.6 carat diamond, known as the "Kings Button," which takes the place of the traditional home button. That is one hell of a home button we think.

[via Gizmodo]

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Kindle 2

The long awaited updated version of the Kindle wireless reading device has hit Amazon.com today and readers everywhere couldn't be happier. The Kindle 2 is an amazing electronic gadget that allows individuals to download entire books, for a fraction of the cost of the hardback version, to a slim handheld device.

The Kindle 2 is much thinner than the earlier version and at 10.2 oz is lighter than even a paperback book. Owners of this amazing technological wonder can download books, magazines and newspapers anytime, anywhere right from the device, no computer needed. The Kindle store houses over 240,000 books for purchase, many bestsellers as low as $9.99, as well as magazines, newspapers and blogs. The device can hold up to 1,500 books at a time and reads like your favorite classic paper novel. The buttons that control page turning have been relocated for easier use and the text size is adjustable to each reader.

The amazing new features of the Kindle 2 include the text-to-speech feature which allows the gadget to read downloaded material aloud. You can even choose a male or female narrator! Perfect when you're stuck in traffic or on a long flight. The battery life has been improved from the original version and now lasts up to 4 days on a single charge. The screen on the Kindle 2 prevents glare allowing for easy reading in any type of lighting and with 16 shades of gray provides amazingly crisp images.

This updated device may not replace those classic first editions on your shelf but for everyday use, the Kindle 2 is the perfect companion.


Luxury Phones

We're all sure you're aware of the "normal" luxury phones. Quite frankly, who honestly needs a phone that allows you to call a concierge, book tickets for an event, or fly in a helicopter to get you off of the Swiss Alps? We figure, save the money you'd be spending on getting rediculous services like that and get a Amex Black Card or something-you probably already have one anyway.

Knalihs Athem iPhone - Don't ask us how to pronounce his name, but his nickname could be "bling." Take a standard iPhone 3G and add about $10,000 worth of diamonds to the outside of it, and you get the Limited Diamond Edition. No real point to this phone as far as expanded services or features, but watch out, it may blind you.

Knalihs Athem Nokia - Don't want an iPhone? We don't blame you for that, but surely then you'll find a need for a diamond encrusted Nokia 8800! Again, outlined in diamonds this Nokia is sure to turn a few heads, and it looks extremely streamlined.

GoldVish - If you're still not sold on our idea of a cost effective technique for your mobiles, then check out GoldVish. GoldVish offers a line of mobiles ranging from Gold, all the way across to diamond encrusted and rose gold plated devices. All the rage with hollywood personalities and execs looking to send a message. (Not literally, for that check out Blackberry)

Hopefully this gives you a few idea on where to travel next on the cellular phone search, and if not, it at least gives your significant other something to beg you for.