Vinli Makes Your Vehicle a Smart Car With Wi-Fi

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The smart car revolution now has a proverbial genie named Vinli that can cheaply ramp up any car with a computer to become a smart car capable of wielding Wi-Fi!


Any motor vehicle with a data port, or a computer, can wield a Vinli.

Even my beater – a 1996 Camaro with its buckled frame and the charming hole in the passenger side front fender – can serve as a smart car now that the Roku of car devices can plug easily into the car’s antiquated data port.

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Geek Weekly: A Life-Size R2-D2 Fridge That Delivers

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Rarely has Geek Weekly ever seen a more amazing and legendary pinnacle of geekdom as the life-size, remote controlled, R2-D2 Fridge!


Our favorite droid from Star Wars is ready to bring you drinks.

This full size R2 unit has all the sounds and detailed architecture that we have come to love.

I am talking about beeps, bursts of emotional wurooo’s and swirlies, and blinking neon blue lights.

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Join Keyboard Nerdom with Breaking Bad, Iron Man Keycaps

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Smash your keyboard on the desk a few times and let the old keys clatter lifelessly to the ground, because the metal Iron Man and the Breaking Bad keycaps will need empty slots to upgrade a traditional typing tool to the key to the city of Nerdom!


DO NOT ATTEMPT THE SMASHING (you are not the Hulk).

Geekkeys specialize in beautifully brushed aluminum key covers and replacement keys to deck out the word shaping inventions into something infinitely more Infinity War-like (with the Avengers key in particular).

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Geek Weekly: Han Solo Millennium Falcon Guitar

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Doni Custom Guitars have outdone themselves by merging two of the most beloved of pastimes, music and Star Wars, in the Han Solo Millennium Falcon Guitar!

The guitar is literally made from a massive Millennium Falcon toy.

How they scraped together enough of the large units from 1979 to 2004 remains a mystery, but the custom guitar gurus at Doni decided to use the model spacecraft as the body of a Stratocaster style-based guitar.

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SNES & More In A380e Pocket Retro Game Emulator

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While Nintendo, Neo Geo and SEGA waver on whether or not their classic titles should get into the mobile App stores, the A380e Pocket Retro Game Emulator has taken action and birthed a NES controller-sized portable retro game player to host the many classics!

There are innumerable sources of ported retro games (aka roms).

Many of the sweet Capcom Street Fighter games from the SNES and the SEGA Genesis, as well as a ton of classic console games from the NES, GBA, or Neo Geo are available. And many of these are available for download for starkly cheap prices, including for free, folks.

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Safe Car Charging With Michelin Smart Jumper Cables

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Do Dad a service this Father’s Day and get him a set of the Michelin Smart Jumper Cables for each member of the family so he can stop worrying about who will be stranded, who will electrocute themselves, and who will fry their car’s sophisticated computer (I know my Dad will be happy).

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This is the simplest of gadgets and is oh so useful!

Chances are your car does not have a gauge and so your dummy light goes on when your battery is already dead, leaving you stranded, or your car has a dial that you’ve ignored while your battery went quickly from three to six years old and became drained during a sub-zero degree winter morn just before work (or worse while trying to leave work at dusk).

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Squeeze and Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves Flash

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There are few revelations when it comes to bicycling technology and turn signals, but the Zackees LED Turn Signal Gloves are the exception to the rule.

Simple. Elegant. Comfortable. Safe.

These are the components of the Zackees Turn Signal Gloves.

If you are like me and most biking takes place on the trails and you have gone on to take off your reflectors (for the sake of weight loss, of course), you often wear dark clothing, and you often bike on a busy highway at dusk to get back to your car parked outside of the mountain biking park, Zackees can be a life saver.

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Lily the World’s First Throw & Shoot Camera Drone with Brains

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Take a semi-autonomous brain, add an action camera, and an underwater capable drone, and you have the sweet and innocent sounding Lily.


For photographers and film directors needing key footage in an action sequence, Lily could be the next big thing.

But Beware!

Grim dystopic futures are often pivoting on pleasant sounding artificially intelligent beings, like HAL from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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The Because International Shoe Actually Grows With Kids

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Sometimes the best gadgets are the simplest ones, and the Because International Shoe has invented an affordable, comfortable, and durable show that actually grows with kids as their feet quickly leapfrog sizes as they grow up.


Take the windmill: a cross-shaped wing is fastened to a rotating shaft that is pushed by the wind and turns the attached grinding mechanism below.

This simple and age-old invention not only fed the masses for centuries upon centuries, but it also led to the evolution of the wind power generators of electricity.

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Geek Weekly: NES Gaming Cartridge Flasks

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The sweet and innocent days as a youth playing the shiny new beige and gray Nintendo Entertainment System in the 1980’s are long gone, but the nostalgia for embracing the classics and retro gaming has never been stronger, so let us all drink to the NES with the Gaming Cartridge Flasks!


To be perfectly frank here: playing “Duck Hunt” is still fun.

A new twist on the 8-bit duck shooting marksmanship NES title is to grip the Nintendo Zapper (gun) and try and outplay your friends as you drink to every one of the missed shots, and twice for every time that ugly dog shows his head and laughs at you for missing all of the flying quacks.

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