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SteriPEN Freedom Rechargeable UV Water Purifier

The SteriPEN Freedom enables you to produce good drinking water while on-the-go. The portable UV water purifier is able to destroy 99.9% of bacteria, viruses and protozoa in less than a minute. It is easy to use. All you have to do is remove the lamp cover, immerse the quartz-encased UV lamp on a glass of water and stir it for 48 seconds. The gadget is powered by a built-in rechargeable battery that can be charged using a USB port, an AC adapter, or a compatible solar charger. Measuring 5.1-inch x 1.4-inch x 0.8-inch and weighing 74 grams, the SteriPEN Freedom rechargeable UV water purifier is priced at $119.95 a pop. Read more

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XtremeMac InCharge Home USB Wall Charger

by Johan on October 19, 2011

XtremeMac InCharge Home USB Wall Charger

The XtremeMac InCharge Home USB wall charger allows you to charge your power-hungry iPod, iPhone or iPad at home, office, cafe, or wherever you travel. The device comes with a compact design with collapsible prongs that are ideal for travel. The XtremeMac InCharge provides a 10 Watt USB port for fast charging of iOS devices and a detachable cable that doubles as a charging/sync cable for use with your computer. The XtremeMac InCharge Home USB wall charger is priced at $29.99 each. [XtremeMac]

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IO-Data GV-SC500/AI SEG CLIP Mobile

by Johan on October 19, 2011

IO-Data GV-SC500/AI SEG CLIP Mobile

The new IO-Data GV-SC500/AI SEG CLIP Mobile will turn your iPhone, iPad or Android smartphones into a mobile TV. Measuring 85mm x 41mm x 11mm and weighing 50 grams, the portable gadget is able to stream audio/video via Wi-Fi connectivity. What’s more, the device also offers the EPG (Electronic programming guide) that allows you to set a reminder and record your favorite TV programs. Its battery provides enough juice for approx. 4 hours of viewing time. IO-Data will launch the GV-SC500/AI SEG CLIP Mobile in the Japanese market in October 2011 for 11,500 Yen or around $149. [IO-Data]

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Canon PIXMA MG4120 Photo Printer

by Johan on October 19, 2011

Canon PIXMA MG4120 Photo Printer

Canon has released the new PIXMA MG4120 WiFi-enabled photo printer. What makes this printer special is that it has a 2.4-inch color LCD display and a memory card slot, so you can preview your favorite pictures that are stored on the memory card. The printer also supports the PIXMA Cloud Link2, which enables registered users of Google’s Picasa Web Albums to wirelessly access their photo albums directly through the printer sans computer. Additional features include several printing templates such as stationery, envelopes, memos and calendars. The Canon PIXMA MG4120 is currently available for $130 each. Read more

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Apparent Doxie Go Portable Scanner

by Johan on October 18, 2011

Apparent Doxie Go Portable Scanner

Apparent today introduced the Doxie Go portable cordless scanner. The device is able to scan paper, photos, and receipts without a computer. It has the ability to scan a full color page in only 8 seconds and send scanned documents or images to cloud services including Dropbox, Google Docs and Evernote. The Doxie Go also provides a microSD card slot, Doxie 2.0 companion software and a USB port. It has a built-in battery that can be recharged via your computer’s USB port. The Apparent Doxie Go portable scanner will be launched in late November 2011 for $199 each. [Product Page via iLounge]

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