Thursday, August 5, 2010
Cool Tools (technology, gizmos)
REVIEWED BY: Margarite Zelle
MY RECOMMENDATION: YES
AMAZON SUBSCRIPTION LINK: Cool Tools, by Cool Tools
WEB ADDRESS: http://www.kk.org/cooltools/
BLOG DESCRIPTION: According to site creator, Kevin Kelly, cool tools really work. "A cool tool can be any book, gadget, software, video, map, hardware, material, or website that is tried and true. I am chiefly interested in stuff that is extraordinary, better than similar products, little-known, and reliably useful for an individual or small group. Items can be old items, or cheap things that you still dote on after years of use. Suggestions for tools much better than what is recommended here are always wanted. Tell me what you love."
MY REVIEW: Multiple writers contribute to this blog, giving reviews of the very items they use. The tools they talk about are all kinds - things for the kitchen, bathroom, car, workplace, etc.
They tell you where you can purchase each item, as well. If you visit the blog on the web, you can click on the link to go to the particular businesses's website. IF you're reading via Kindle, just write down the name of the manufacturer and look it up at your leisure.
--Quick bike-chain fix - PowerLinks
--Elevated light source - Coleman Lantern Hanger
--Cheap adjustable laptop table - kea Dave Laptop Table
--Easy 120 to 220 volt converter - Quick 220
--Locking wire cutters - Companion 8 in. Wire Cutters
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