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Vintage Radios Modded Into Music Docking Stations

The charm of retro rarely goes amiss. There are plenty who would still like to hold on to old gadgets for passion, nostalgia, or just plain vanity. Nevertheless, the beauty is rarely lost. Newman Radios on Etsy is giving people like that a chance to hold on to vintage/retro radios, while making those gadgets useful for the modern age.

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WowWee Cinemin Swivel Portable Projector for iPhone/iPod

There’s going to be a while before pico projectors find a good, non-battery hungry way to reach integration in cell phones. Till that time gadgets like the portable WowWee Cinemin swivel projector might come in handy for those who’d like to add a projector their phones. Cinemin has a 2 hour battery life and projects images of resolution of 480×320 (HVGA). Costs $180.

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Ornate Docks Befitting the King of iPads and iPod Nanos

iPads aren’t quite above showing off their social status, especially when they’re ruling the world of tablets, and have a nearly cult following. Bavarian artist/photographer Georg Dinkel created these regal looking speaker docks for the iPad and iPod Nano. Dinkel calls his creations TonSchrein, which is German for “sound shrine.”

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Cord Free Headphones for the iPod Shuffle

If there is one thing humanity is united on, it is our hatred of cords. Those long wires don’t give anything except knots and trouble, and when you really need the length you find out that they’re just a bit short.

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Bluelounge MiniDock Does Away With Wires, Loves Your iOS Device

Bluelounge’s MiniDock for iOS devices works with the Apple USB power adapter, turning up a cordless, outlet-mounted charging and display station. It is obviously a way better choice than having to deal with a lump of wires, plus it keeps it all clutter free. This could be quite a sweet dock if you’ve got the socket in the right place. Costs $20.

Via Engadget

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i-FlashDrive lets you transfer data between iOS devices without a computer


It is kind of lame that if you have to transfer data between iOS devices, you inadvertently end up using a computer to get the job done. To be honest, that seems like a totally unnecessary step. The i-Flash drive will reduce the problems a bit, but connecting to the iOS devices by means of a dock connector, and using an app to store the data. The device has a USB connector on the other end to allow it to function as a regular flash drive as well. Available in various data capacities, the price of the gadget varies from ~$99 up to ~$192.

Via: OhGizmo

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The Art of Deception or the magic of iPod Touch [video]


Marco Tempest shows a few neat magic tricks, using three iPod Touches as props for the magic tricks.

Via TheAwesomer

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Gramophone iPod Station


Gramaphone iPod station faithfully copies the look of the old timey gramophones, providing a slight antique touch. We’d expect the gramophone itself to be the voice output, but apparently there’s a speaker in the base to handle that stuff.

Via: RedFerret

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iPod finds a dock in toilet roll dispenser


There are almost a gazillion iPod docks out there, in numerous shapes and sizes. But never have we seen a toilet roll dispenser become an iPod dock, and we see no reason for a dock like that either. Well, unless you want a bit of music to accompany the poo poo. It has four high performance moisture free speakers that apparently play such good music that the dock currently is sold out.

Via: ShinyShiny

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Book shaped charging docks for iPhone and iPod


Wisdom never goes amiss, especially if it has enough juice to charge gadgets. Etsy shop inbooks has these impressive charging docks for the iPhone and iPod. Bound and shaped like some of the best known classics, the charging docks are nearly inconspicuous.

Via: 7Gadgets