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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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CES 2010 Wrapup: Sights, Sounds and Reflections

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There’s no better way to overload your brain and body than by spending a week in Las Vegas for the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The event brings together thousands of vendors, tens of thousands of visitors and millions of feet of exhibition space in the most imaginary of locales.

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Plextor PX-610U Super Multi Drive for Mac

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Is recordable media dead? If you’re in the technology fishbowl you might be fond of relying on the cloud or on sneaker net with USB and other flash drives, but for the vast majority of movie watchers and music listeners, there’s still a reason to have a DVD or CD ...

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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 ...

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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), ...

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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 ...

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Cutler’s iRoadTrip Gadget Bag

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In March I hopped in a car with three other guys to drive from Detroit to Austin ending up at South by Southwest (SXSW). We were documenting the journey and collecting content along the way. Well, the trip’s been over for a few months, but I wanted to share with ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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