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Polaroid PoGo Instant Mobile Printer

I’m extremely curious about the printed picture quality on this mobile printer. Weighing in at 8 ounces, with dimensions around 5″x3″x1″, it looks like a great gadget to have on hand if you’re a picture-taker type of person.

* Portable photo printer delivers full-bleed borderless images that are dry to the touch
* Features automatic image quality optimization with water-resistant, tear-proof, smudge-proof and peel-off prints
* Prints 2 x 3-inch borderless color images in under a minute
* Wireless-capable Bluetooth hard drive interface; USB 2.0 hard drive interface
* For use with digital cameras and select cell phones

4.7 x 2.8 x 0.9 inches ; 8 ounces

$94.95-$198.99, Buy it here.

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Price: $94.95-$198.99
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Outlets To Go Power Strip

I know someone who recently bought this and can’t stop extolling its virtues as a travel power strip. Compared to a regular sized power strip, it’s ridiculously tiny and the way the cord wraps around and plugs in simplifies cord management.

  • Four AC outlets to maximize the number of accessories that can be charged
  • Ultra compact design to fit into luggage and briefcases
  • Exclusive cord management to eliminate dangling power cords

11 x 3 x 7 inches

$12.96, Buy it here.

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Price: $12.96
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IF Mode Collapsible Bicycle

Here’s a great option for those of you interested in commuting to work by bicycle. Check out the site for more details and information.

The clean and striking IF Mode is aimed at commuters of the mobile generation who, until now, may have not considered cycling or folding bikes to be an option. IF Mode avoids oily chains, complex tubes with hidden dirt traps, and the clutter of traditional bike features. Meant for city commuters rather than bicycle warriors, it looks at home folded up on a subway or in an office, like other well designed accessories in your life. It also performs on the street like any lightweight, well-balanced full size bike.

Designer Team: Ryan Carroll, Michael Lin & Mark Sanders
Folded Dimensions: 40 inches (h) x 10.5 inches (w) x 26 inches (l)
Bike Weight: 32 lbs (14.7 kg)

$2,250.00, Buy it here.

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Price: $2,250.00
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Dotz

Hurray for more cord management options! These three Dotz products will help tame and identify all those pesky cords around you. Check out their site for more pictures and info.

“Inspired by frustration, founded on fun, and driven by passion”Dotz is a new line of cord management products that provides an innovative and simple solution that everyone can “connect with”. Dotz is that rare design artifact that is, easy to use, reusable and applicable to everyone who uses consumer and office electronics. Have you ever had trouble identifying what cord goes to what device? Have you ever unplugged something you shouldn’t have? If the answer is yes, you need Dotz…

Dotz Identifier (10 Reusable colored dotz), $9.99
Dotz Cord Straps (8 Reusable colored cordstraps), $9.99
Dotz Cord Wraps (1 Cordwrap), $9.99

Buy it here.

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The Indiana Leather Adventure Duffel

Feeling adventurous? This handy duffel has several compartments to easily sort your accoutrements. (Could be a great gift for Father’s Day too.)

Channel your inner Indiana Jones with this surprisingly modern duffel outfitted with a hard-case, enclosed bottom section for shoes, suits, wet packs…or whips. The top is your classic open-up duffel area where clothes can be easily folded or rolled and ready for whatever the gods bring you! . 100% handcrafted Scottish leather.

Size: 18.5″ x 12″ x 12″

$345.50, from Gent Supply Co.

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Price: $345.50
Available from: Gent Supply Co.

Nixon Earphones

Maybe update your dad’s personal audio equipment for Father’s Day?

The Master Blaster Earphones (Brown): $200.00, Buy it here.
The Wire Coach Class Earphones (Gunmetal): $40.00, Buy it here.

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Moleskine

Wallet Sized Stainless Steel Bottle Opener

This looks a bajillion times better than one of those plastic keychain openers.

…why carry a bulky bottle opener on your keychain…when you can just slip one in your wallet. The Wally is the exact size of a credit card and weighs a mere 1 1/2 ounces! Great for picnics, tailgating parties, or just for a quick one on-the-go. Brushed stainless steel. Comes packaged in a cardboard box.

Opener measures 3 ΒΌ”L x 2 1/8”W

$13.95, Buy it here.

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Price: $13.95
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Nooka Sale

Nooka sale is happening right now at Gilt Groupe (invitation-based, fyi), just in case you’re interested.

Zub Zen V Blue, $130.00 $65.00
Zoo Aluminum Black, $225.00 $112.00
Zub Zot Sage, $140.00 $70.00
Zot Classic Black, $265.00 $132.00

Buy it here.

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CableDrop

From the same company that brought you the CableBox and the Sanctuary Charging Station comes the CableDrop, a handy little thingamajig that keeps those cables from dropping behind your desk when you unplug your gadgets or laptops. It’d also be perfect for running lamp cords around/behind table legs so your home doesn’t look too cord-crazy.

Fixed behind or on the desktop, even onto a facing wall…Anywhere in fact where you wish to have cables temporarily held yet easily removeable or extended. CableDrop gently grasps your power and peripheral cords so they do not fall off your desk every time you unplug your laptop.

each 1-1/8″w

Sold in packs of six, each package includes three different colors, either muted or bright.

$9.95, Buy it here.

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Price: $9.95
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Tota Coffee Carrier

Coffee schleppers rejoice: you now have a better option for getting those lattes to the office. No more awkward paper trays to balance (or recycle), no more coffee spilt on your shirt/pants/bag/briefcase, no more ridiculing or menial tasks…um, maybe no guarantees on that last part.

Carrying more than one cup can be difficult and trays are unstable when walking and only designed to be used a few times. The Tota lets you carry up to 8 cups (2 units in each hand) safely with room for stirrers or sugar sachets. The comfy handle is a nice touch and the Tota can hold large or small cups. Obviously its built to last, great for those daily office runs to your favourite local cafe!

Polypropylene: approx. $4.12, Buy it here.

White styrene: $12.00, Buy it here.
3mm thick grey felt: $32.00, Buy it here.

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Price: $4.00-$32.00
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Charming Jewelry Collection

These have been a long time coming in the blogosphere. Choose between four different groups to personalize your ‘jewry’ look*.

Tord Boontje’s Charming is an iconic nature-based jewelry collection. The 18K gold pieces, playfully representing creatures and flowers, embrace the delicate nature of fine jewelry.
The charms are integrated with a large hook and are designed to be customizable. Bundle a set on a chain or break the charms apart to further adorn any accessory.

Materials: 18K Plated Gold.

Sold in packs of three: $39.00, Buy it here.

*the word ‘jewry’ is used in reference to the mispronounciation of ‘jewelry’ that tends to proliferate on one of bravo’s reality shows, just in case you were about to write me a angry email.

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Price: $39.00
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Kindle: Amazon’s 6″ Wireless Reading Device

So, the new Kindle looks pretty sleek. I’m debating on whether or not the convenience would outweigh any loyalty I have to actual paper pages. It would be nice to carry a slim device instead of the 4 to 5 books I take with me when I travel, but then again, maybe I’m not ready to shell out $350 for an electronic gadget. Hmm…

Slim: Just over 1/3 of an inch, as thin as most magazines

Lightweight: At 10.2 ounces, lighter than a typical paperback

Wireless: 3G wireless lets you download books right from your Kindle, anytime, anywhere; no monthly fees, service plans, or hunting for Wi-Fi hotspots

Books in Under 60 Seconds: Get books delivered in less than 60 seconds; no PC required

Improved Display: Reads like real paper; now boasts 16 shades of gray for clear text and even crisper images

Longer Battery Life: 25% longer battery life; read for days without recharging

More Storage: Take your library with you; holds over 1,500 books

$359.00, Buy it here.

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Price: $359.00
Availability: Buy Kindle: Amazon’s 6″ Wireless Reading Device here

Sonia Verguet for PinkWolf

Vintage suitcases with a sense of humor…such fun.

Vintage suitcase completely restored by hand. Sonia Verguet brings a touch of humour and novelty by adding an axe shape relief to the front of the case. This is a vintage suitcase, irregularities may appear that contribute to the charm of the product!

€100.00-€120.00, Buy it here.
(or email the designer directly)

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Price: &euro100.00
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Brave Brown Bag

It looks like an ordinary paper bag, right? But it’s not; it’s weatherproof cotton. Better make sure your friends and family know to keep it away from the recycling pile.

Each carryall is hand-constructed in Canada from 100% cotton which has been treated with a special oil and wax glaze, making it weatherproof for everyday carrying. The Brave Brown Bag is lightweight, looks and folds like its classic paper ancestor, but has remarkable strength.

Designer: Charlotte McKeough, 1996
Materials: Waxed Cotton, Mylar, Kevlar; 12″x15″x7″

(Member Price: $135.00) $150.00, Buy it here.

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Price: $150.00
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