Archive for the 'Gadgets' Category

Augmented Reality at THATcamp Bay Area

Yazan: Candace | 10 November 2010 | No Comments
Categories: Conferences, Gadgets, Technology, Tools

The best session I went to all weekend was Gene Becker’s Augmented Reality 4 Poets. It was exactly what I’d hoped for in a Bootcamp: intriguing, informative, hands-on, and fun. Gene was very helpful and took his time going through what we needed to know to author our first AR using Layar and Hoppala. He […]

Getting Your Daughter or Son a Computer? Think about the Asus Eee

Yazan: Candace | 17 April 2008 | 4 Comments
Categories: Gadgets, Linux, Nintendo, Toys, Windows

It looks like a Nintendo DS only slightly larger. In five fashion colours too: At yesterday I saw that the Asus Eee is priced at 365.99. My daughter’s starting to save for a laptop since she’ll be taking some computer science courses in high school next year and she finds the disparity between computers […]

Awesome Krzr phone

Yazan: Candace | 25 April 2007 | No Comments
Categories: Cell phones, Gadgets

My new Krzr K1 cell phone has arrived. I bought it on ebay for a lot less than I would have paid if I’d gone through tigerdirect. I didn’t want to extend my contract with my cell phone service provider either although that would have gotten me a deal. Other reasons for going ebay: the […]

Next trip: Geocaching Wasaga Beach

Yazan: Candace | 31 May 2006 | Comments Off on Next trip: Geocaching Wasaga Beach
Categories: Gadgets, GPS, Travelling

I’ve always wanted to give geocaching a try. Wikipedia calls it outdoor treasure hunting and I’m going to need a GPS unit. (gettin’ geeked gettin’ geeked)

Rugged Convenience: Corsair Flash Voyager USB 2.0 Flash Memory Drive

Yazan: Candace | 09 May 2006 | Comments Off on Rugged Convenience: Corsair Flash Voyager USB 2.0 Flash Memory Drive
Categories: Flash, Gadgets, Travelling

I was in the market for an mp3 player so that I could listen to podcasts, music and lectures while walking back and forth to classes. I chose the Sandisk Sansa e250 and got it from That’s another story though; if you want you can read about it here. One of the nice features […]

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