10 Best Gadgets for Geeks

By soumitra, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, November 17, 2009

gadgetsGadgets are normally meant to simply our daily tasks with the household gadgets and some gadgets are necessary for communication or entertainment.  But there are some gadgets which wow us with their peculiar features and usage. Using these gadgets might seem to be making simple things difficult for common people. These gadgets are the gadgets for the geeks amongst us. Here is a list of 10 of them.

1. ioSafe 2 TB Fireproof Waterproof External HDD

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A geeks life will never be the same when he loses his very very important files. These ioSafe Drives are built for the geeks and geeks only. It is totally waterproof and can withstand temperature up to 1,550 degrees. It also comes with a 3 year warranty and if you lose data stored on it, you can avail a $1000 data recovery service for free. The price is a bit on the higher side at $399 as expected.

2. Projection Mobile Phones

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A projector within a mobile phone. This may not sound way too much a technological leap, especially keeping in mind the current scenario where Nikon has already launched a digital camera with a projector for the mass people. This mobile phone with a micro light projector is not yet available for mass people but it is the geeks who have to take the responsibility in their shoulders to make them popular amongst the common people.

3. Crealev levitation tech

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No they aren’t any Photoshop job. Both the objects are literally floating as you can see. The feat achieved with the help of latest technology can make any geek proud of his/her possession.

4. Bluetooth Laser Virtual Keyboard

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The levitation technology described above can not make flying cars till date but there are some science fiction come true devices available. The Bluetooth Laser Virtual Keyboard is an example of that. It will create a shadowy layout of the keyboard on your table desk or wherever you like. Just wave your fingers mimicking the style of typing you would on an actual keyboard and be delighted to see it work without any wires.

5. USB Memory Watch

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This is a watch. A watch for the geeks. Why? This no bulky sleek watch has 8 GB Storage in its belly and you can conveniently connect it to your computer via an USB port. Cool. Isn’t it?
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  • Standard USB interface and USB extension cord included
  • USB 2.0 (read 4MB/s and write 3MB/s)
  • Sleek design, very lightweight (this is not a bulky watch)
  • Plug and play, easy operation (appears as a USB mass storage device)
  • LED indicator light shows device connectivity and data transfer
  • Operating Systems: Win 98, ME, 2000, XP, Linux 2.4 or higher, Mac OS 8.6 or higher
  • Shock proof and Anti-static
  • Memory size: 2GB or 4GB or 8GB
  • Weight: 1.5 oz (43 grams)
  • Dimensions: 1.5″ width x .375″ thick (watch face)

6. Wall Climbing Car

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A gadget for the little geeks out there. This car can climb onto the wall by creating vacuum under it. The car literally sucks to all flat surfaces and it can even run on your ceiling! There is an infrared remote control that can be used to control the device and also to charge it when it runs out of power.

7. Mandylion Password Manager

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Geeks want strong passwords so that they can’t be speculated. But they have to be busy doing several things which means that there is a high probability that they’ll forget them unless they did not write them on the yellow sticky notes or on his PDA which is worse than using a weak password. This is a device for the geeks that’ll create military grade passwords and will remember up to 50 login records simultaneously.
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  • Generates cryptographically strong passwords
  • Complies with all DoD, Govt. & Industry Password Security Policies
  • Multiple tamper-resistant features and lockout alarms
  • Takes a CR2032 battery (replaceable)
  • One-year warranty

8. USB Automatic Pencil Sharpener with Flashed LED

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Geeks are known for making simple things complex. This is another example of that. This USB powered pencil sharpener will automatically sharpen your pencil, as you expect from its name.

9. Elecom Magnetic Card Reader

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This is a memory card reader. I hear you murmuring, what’s so cool about that? The specialty of this card reader is that it has a magnet backing which allows itself to stick to any metal surface like the side of your PC. It will be very useful to the geeks as there is no place left on a geeks desk to use a standard memory card reader.

10. FreeLoader Portable Solar Charger

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Geeks = Gadgets. They can find themselves in need to charge his gadget anywhere anytime. This portable charger is made for them. Just connect this to your gadget pointing its solar cell towards the sun. No need to carry separate charger or anything! You’ll also be praised for spreading the environment awareness.

Discussion
September 6, 2010: 12:02 am

I like the magnetic card reader.For a time I want to have gadgets which are magnetic.

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