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WakeMate Bursts Into Flames Due to Issues with USB Charger

WakeMate Bursts Into Flames Due to Issues with USB Charger

After reaching an important milestone, perhaps the most important one of them all for a new company, of sending out the first WakeMate units, it looks like Perfect Third Inc. is facing a serious issue with their USB chargers. A big enough issue that the device is reportedly catching on fire. The CEO of the company has issued an official notice regarding the situation, and advises that you do not use the USB charger, under any circumstances.

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Zap Cane Hides a Flashlight & One Million Volt Charge

Zap Cane Hides a Flashlight & One Million Volt Charge

Canes have been a good way to conceal weapons for a long time. Usually, though, it's a blade of some kind in there. Or, maybe the cane itself is your weapon of choice. Either way, it's a trick that's been tested, and proven effective. The Zap Cane, though, may take things a bit too far. And not because it has a flashlight built-in, either.

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World’s Smallest Cellphone Jammer Blocks GSM and 3G Signals

World’s Smallest Cellphone Jammer Blocks GSM and 3G Signals

Ever wanted to have the ability to block close-range cellphone signals? If so, and you didn't want to do it in such a way that you draw the attention of everyone around you, then perhaps the self-proclaimed "world's smallest cellphone jammer" should find its way onto your Christmas list. If the small size isn't enough, maybe the device's clever design will be enough to sway you for a purchase.

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In Search of Solder and a Sense of Achievement

In Search of Solder and a Sense of Achievement

Should all geeks have soldering iron burns on their hands if they want the title? Probably not; after all, another hallmark of the ideal geek is an affinity with code, making software do amazing things. They come in all shapes and sizes, then, but there's a special, envious place in my heart for those to whom resister colors are meaningful rather than decorative. I look at the sometimes-useful, sometimes-bizarre, invariably brilliant projects documented on MAKE; I look at modders and DIY tinkerers like jkkmobile, slotting HSPA modems where manufacturers never intended them to sit, and I wish I could be trusted with a soldering iron and screwdriver set to do the same.

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Cricut Cake Printer Lets You Print Edible Goodies

Cricut Cake Printer Lets You Print Edible Goodies

Having a printer that will cut out pieces of paper in distinct designs isn't new. In fact, even the original Cricut printer did the same thing. So, if you don't want to just make the same printer, how can you take the idea and make it better? You add desserts, of course. The Cricut Cake printer looks like a normal printer, but in this version, you don't put regular paper in there.

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Puppy Tweets Medallion Lets Your Dog Tweet with Every Bark

Puppy Tweets Medallion Lets Your Dog Tweet with Every Bark

If you're an avid user of Twitter, then you know that updating the micro-blogging service is very important on a day-to-day basis. And if you're a dog owner, then there's probably been a few times where you've felt compelled to tweet something about your lovable animal companion. But, what if you could let your dog tweet on its own? Thanks to a new gadget called the Puppy Tweets medallion, you now can.

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Rubber Band Gatling Gun Costs $499

Rubber Band Gatling Gun Costs $499

We've seen Do It Yourself weapons made to track heat and shoot on contact, but some how this hand-made rubber band gatling gun just takes the cake. The majority of the construction is created from aluminum, and each one of the weapons is hand-made by those folks at Gadgets & Gear. And, as the title suggests, it will set you back a few pennies, but how can anyone pass up on a rubber band gatling gun?

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