Donate 5$ for a violin

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This article is not about a gadget or a new invention is about a violin. A musical instrument so old that even electric current was not invented when the first violin produced the first sound.

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This girl from the picture started a charity fund raise to buy a better violin. She have a said story that you can reed on the campaign page, her career as a violinist hang on this fund raise.

If you can help with 1$ or 5$ is more then nothing, and with enough of us a dream can become reality. Even a share of the campaign page on your social media accounts like Facebook or Twitter will help.

Generosity website is a “platform for human goodness” is created by well known Indiegogo website and accept only charity campaigns.

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Star Trek folding piano keyboard is not real and … cheap

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If you had seen Star Trek series the New Generation version with captain Picard probably you remember the folding piano, the one that had played the Commander Daren in episode Lessons (ep 19 season 6 – http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0708741/?ref_=ttep_ep19). If you need a hint to remember check next video.

How I did said in the title that piano is not a SCI-FI fantasy anymore. Is available in real world for you to buy. One thing is that it do not sound as good as the one from the movie.

The piano is good enough for someone who start learning to play for kids and probably for practice when a real piano or a sound synthesizer is not available.  The folding piano keyboard from above video can be found at a price of 50 US dollars here.

 

5 portable multifunctional tools for day to day survival and outdoor

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Another Articles with survival tools for every day / outdoor and … more

 

1. 11 in 1 Multi Function Tool Mini Pocket Card

11-in-one-multifunction-toolI have this 11 in one multifunction tool every day in my wallet, it is like a credit card in size and have alot of tools I use when I am away from home. It contains from a bottle opener to can openers, knife blade, and more.

Yes the most used function is the bottle opener and the second the knife edge for opening boxes but once in a while I had to use the wrench an outdoor repair of my bike.

  • Can Opener
  • Knife Edge, can cut rope or pare apple etc
  • Straight Screwdriver
  • Ruler, cm Marker, Division value is millimeter
  • Cap Opener, suitable for bear, drink etc
  • 4 Position wrench (for various size Nuts and Bolt head)
  • Butterfly screw wrench
  • Saw Blade
  • Direction ancillary indication
  • 2 position wrench
  • Lanyard hole (key chain hole)

Get your 11 in 1 Multi Function Tool Mini Pocket Card card from here for just 1.28 Euro or 1.38 US Dollars

 

2. 6 In 1 Utili-Key Mini Multitool Keyring

6-in-1-key-mini-multi-toolAnother interesting key tool is the 6 in 1 multi function key tool. This is shape like a key and you can attach it to your key ring. You can get it anywhere and have the support of 6 tools:

 

  • Flat Screwdriver
  • Micro Eyeglass screwdriver
  • Bottle Opener
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Serrated Knife Blade
  • Straight Knife Blade

This tool is made from alloy steel

 

You can have one for as low as 2.75 Euro or 2.97 US Dollars. Get one from here.

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6 Credit Card Size Multifunctional tools

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This blog started as a tech related gadgets news / review place, and short after with Android app reviews but gadgets came in all sort of sizes and uses. I like to be always prepared and I always have with me a multifunctional tool.

Next I want to show you 6 gadgets credit card size (easy to keep them in your wallet) who have from Bottle and Can opener to knifes, Scissors, Screwdriver and even Toothpicks.

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1. Wallet Ninja

This multifunctional tool have no more then 18 embedded tools and all in a credit card size format. It is great to have it in your wallet when you go on camping or just as a helper for every day you are away from home and your normal tools.

Wallet Ninja contains:

  • 6 hex head nuts & bolts with various sizes (#2, #4, #6, #8, #10, & #12)
  • 4 Screwdrivers ( Phillips, flat head, eye glass)
  • Bottle, Can & Letter opener
  • Box cutter
  • Inch & cm ruler
  • cell phone stand
  • peeler

Price: 1.71 Euro or 1.85 US Dollars, get your tool from here Continue reading

Jetpack Panic for Android

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Remember the Flappy Bird game and the “Flappy” clones that appeared after the game was removed? Well all clones was exactly the same, they have the Flappy keyword in the title and except the textures the game work the same way as the original.Jetpack panic for android

Looking for the old looking game (or 8-bit games)  I did stumbled on Jetpack Panic witch is as hard as the original Flappy Bird but more fun and with some changes maybe better.

Jetpack is about a character with have a jetpack and he have to fly up, however the path is full of obstacles that you have to pass using taps on the left and the right if your character. If you think that is just that simple be careful that the gravity is pulling on the left or on the right depend of the level.

Game will reward you with points for every obstacle you pass and you can unlock the more then one characters from robots to the teddy bears. (However I did not achieved more then 5 points until now) Continue reading

CarLock for Android or how to know from your phone when your car is stolen

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carlock-render-4Back 7 years ago when I was just starting on my first job I had the chance to work as a software developer for a company witch build the hardware and software for a product witch monitor a fleet of trucks with the help of GPS and the GSM networks. At that time the device needed for that was the size of a laptop, need a truck service to be installed and I can tell you that was not cheap.

This morning I had stumbled on an Android app named CarLock witch with a help of a small device do almost the same as what the system I was talking above did.

It track the position of a car, and you can see it in real time on a map from your phone or tablet, you can get notification if the car is moved from the location where you left it and you are notified if the system lost GPS or GSM signal or the device is removed from the car (it is a strong chance that someone steals your car and try to remove any traces).

 

If you ask yourself at this point how  a simple phone app do that, remember what I said at first. You need a device that is connected at the car computer. This device can be purchased from the CarLock home site carlock.co for the price of  99 Euro and you get bonus one month subscription in that money. Continue reading