Video Rippols on the iPhone, Social you-tubing the next big thing?

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I had a chance to speak with Michael Kelly, the co-founder of Rippol.com – a video suggestion engine in the form of an online community. Rippol allows people to suggest, find and ultimately discover and watch videos in whatever genre they choose. Rippol is in beta stage, but Kelly wanted to show us the Web-based app (which also has a mobile version for the iPad and iPhone) and we put it through its paces.

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CES gadgets you may have missed

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At this annual event – as you saw in my recent show overview – I was bombarded by vendors at every turn and played with more gadgets than I’ve ever seen in my life. I also went to a few special events. These events were designated PRESS-ONLY and therefore contained some items regular attendees might not have seen.

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Chargepod lets you be very powerful on the road

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[This Review was edited with new device information on 10/20/09. Edits in Italic below] How often have you sat at a conference table struggling for control of a power strip designed to juice up devices for everyone around you? There are always too few outlets, too many people and too much embarrassment in monopolizing one […]

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microSD makes a play for music – via SanDisk

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The thumbnail-sized microSD card always strikes me as a recipe for lost data. A breeze, a bump on the train, a fumble when loading could all result in that micro flash card disappearing forever. So when I got the ABBA Gold player pack from SanDisk (or should I say Sansa), I was worried that if […]

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Computrace Lojack for Laptops

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When you hear the name Lojack, you immediately think of the car theft tracing service. Essentially, a small GPS tracking unit is placed in your car or motorcycle. When your vehicle is stolen, the police can activate the GPS and track down the theft. Lojack purports to alleviate damage to your car because the police […]

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Review: eStarling Impact7 Wifi Photo Frame

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Sharing photos is something we’re all doing with regularity these days. We whip out our digital camera, iPod or even a digital photo keychain to share shots we’ve taken of everything from dolphins to dog drool. But what do you do if you want to share these photos in your home? Corner your guests and […]

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Review: That IS a projector in my pocket (3M Micro Professional Projector – MPro110)

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Aside from the drool-worthy netbooks at CES in early January, I was astounded by the technology advances in portable projectors. Specifically, pocket-sized projectors made for sharing business presentations, home movies or entertainment, and for mirroring your laptop screen pretty much anywhere you choose. One such projector, the 3M Micro Professional Projector – model MPro110, has […]

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Review: NeatReceipts and NeatWorks

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It’s the middle of January and the items cluttering up every flat surface in my office are business cards. After attending no fewer than three trade shows and about two-dozen Tweet-ups this fall, I’ve created stacks of information that are a pain to manage but have too much value to recycle. Enter the Neat Company’s […]

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