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Archive for the ‘Gadgets’ Category

Update on Android Apps

Okay so just a couple days after I posted my last list of Android Apps I went and bought a new Android My new phone means I can have more/different apps installed. So, here is my updated list nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain And as always I welcome suggestions for other applications.

My Android Apps

nengard’s Android apps on AppBrain Most of my readers know that I’m a huge Android fan and love my Android! One of the threads I always reply to is ‘what are your favorite android apps?’ Well today I find out that AppBrain (one of my favorite apps) allows me to share my list of Android apps right here! Tomorrow I plan to head to the store to upgrade my phone  [ Read More ]

Do I need an ebook reader?

There seem to be two schools of thought on the ebook reader front. The first is “I love my books I don’t need a computer to read them” and the other is “Woo Hoo! How did I live without this?” I am in limbo between the two and so I figured I’d go through the back and forth I keep hearing in my head and let my trusted colleagues push  [ Read More ]

Got me a Poken

So the folks here at PLAN learned about Poken from Helen Blowers who learned about it at the UGame, ULearn conference in Delft. A Poken is basically a little 4 fingered USB character that stores your virtual business card. You then go to and enter in your contact info and when you ‘high 4′ (remember it’s 4 fingered) your friend’s Poken you exchange business cards. So, as a gift  [ Read More ]

Thoughts on the Blackberry Storm

Image by StrebKR via Flickr A few months ago I made the leap from plain old cell phone to smart phone. Being a Verizon customer (and not wanting to switch to AT&T) I chose the Blackberry Storm. It seems about time to write up a mini-review and see if any of my readers have some tips I haven’t found elsewhere. Things I like: Touch screen: I love the feeling of  [ Read More ]

I soooo need one of these

Normally I don’t advertise products I’m emailed about – but I have to write about this nifty gadget because I could have sooooo used it last night when I was doing my research. The BookMarker is a pen, postit holder, bookmark and book strap!! Never lose your place again, and never lose your bookmark! BookMarker™ is super thin, so it fits easily in your book to mark your page WITHOUT  [ Read More ]

Tiny Inkless Printer

Oh neat!! This little printer costs less than most wireless printers and fits in your purse. The Dell Wasabi PZ310™ ultra-mobile ZINK™ printer enables wireless, ink-free on-the-go photo printing and sharing. The Wasabi creates 2″x3″ wallet-size, full-color ZINK™ prints in under a minute. Compatible with Bluetooth-enabled* camera phones, digital cameras and mobile PCs, the Wasabi makes the perfect travel companion for capturing and sharing moments, anytime, anywhere. Learn more about  [ Read More ]

Kindle 2 Added to Wishlist

I have been waiting for this for way too long The Kindle 2 is released and ready to be added to my wishlist. Now I just have to find a way to purchase one. Check out to see the announcement and pictures and such.

Fujifilm Best Point & Shoot Digital Camera

Yippee!! I just read that J.D. Power and Associates has released their list of the best digital cameras on the market and the Fujifilm Finepix S Series won the point & shoot category. Why am I happy about that? Well, it’s just one more reason to get the camera I’ve had on my wish list since Michael told me how cool it was I love my Fujifilm FinePix E900, but  [ Read More ]

Kindling My Interest

I wrote about Amazon Kindle last week and thought that it sounded like a neat tool. Since then I’ve read many reviews from colleagues and experts and I’m still not sure where I stand. I do have to say that Mary’s post has pushed me more toward the pro side than any other. I’m trying out an AMAZON KINDLE. Love it. It’s clearly designed by people who READ. Delightful to  [ Read More ]

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