Category Archives: gadgets

Japanese Rice Cookers are Noisy

9 years ago (the last time I bought I rice cooker) I got a middle of the road Panasonic rice cooker. It was silent. The one I bought before that was silent. Every rice cooker I’ve never owned since the 80s was silent. All the ones my friends had when I visited their homes were […]

Sony DSC-N1

So after that disaster of my last digital camera I set out to get something I could actually use. I still would perfer a swivel lens and a 5x or greater zoom but basically that combination does not exist. There are only 2 or 3 cameras period that have swivel lenses and there are only […]

Sharp W-ZERO3

So I was out today buying myself a Christmas present (more on that later). While I was out I stumbled on the Sharp W-ZERO3. It’s a Windows CE pda, with VGA screen (640×480), digital camera, cell phone, wireless ethernet and mini keyboard all for only $350. Considering the cheapest 640×480 CE PDA I know of […]

Nikon Coolpix S4 : Avoid at all costs

I’ve been wanting a new digital camera for a long time now. My old one, a Sony DSC-F505 is 6 years old now, it’s only 2 megapixels (same as my cell phone) and it’s relatively large meaning I’m no longer willing to carry it with me all the time. I wanted something I could slip […]

Cordless Headphones

I’m a big fan of cordless headphones. I’ve had some since probably 1995. I don’t remember if I originally got them for work or for home. I think it was for work. I found it annoying to use corded headphones and turn around or reach for something and trip over the wire or yank it […]

Pictures from Cell!

You asked for it (not really) you got it. Just because I saw that somebody else had posted a month’s worth of Casio Wristwatch Camera pictures I thought, what the heck, I’ll post my Sharp SH-04 cell phone pictures.