Browsing the blog archives for September, 2011

Gadgets with FACES #228: Magellan Explorist

“I bought myself a very expensive GPS device thinking it may encourage me to go out for the odd walk. It didn’t. But I did have approximately 20 seconds of fun looking at the ROBOTIC OWL hidden inside the battery compartment. It has two robotic eyes – the basic Series II Sonar Replacement Eye (left [...]

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September 27, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES

eBay search results with FACES #3: Faulty goods (misc)

From GigerPunk, who now also sees faces in carpets, ceilings, wallpaper, trees, lino, kitchen paper and extra-vivid laughing clown faces whenever he closes his eyes and tries to sleep.

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September 26, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES

Guess the FUNCTION of the THING

Suspect the face-massaging thing is just a legitimate front so that Boots & Superdrug agree to stock it.

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September 23, 2011 in Promotional photography

Guess the FUNCTION of the THING

You could fit her head in that blue compartment, so perhaps it’s a cheap home cryogenic suspension solution.

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September 20, 2011 in Promotional photography

“Hmm, I’ll have a cheese omelette, please, Rebecca”

“HOW CAN WE POSSIBLY NOT HAVE ANY CHEESE? LAST WEEK’S SHOPPING CAME TO £179 AND WE DON’T HAVE ANY CHEESE? NO I DON’T WANT LOBSTER BISQUE INSTEAD. BRING ME THREE BOTTLES OF SMIRNOFF MULE.”

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September 19, 2011 in Promotional photography

Gadgets with FACES #227: AQE4000

Some sort of air filtering thing, that’s also a friendly robot from early 1980s Disney sci-fi. “Its gormless face stares down at you while it helpfully sucks away harmful fumes and dust” – Roy.

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September 10, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES

“Has everyone done their homework?”

“See me after class, Jonathon.”

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September 6, 2011 in Promotional photography

“Darlings, I’m home!”

“Kelly: bring me a recharged mobile telephone, it’s been at least 15 minutes since I last refreshed my RSS feeds. Sarah: jacket potato, beans and cheese. Jacqueline: prepare to vacuum the smell of the outside world off my jacket.”

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September 5, 2011 in Promotional photography

Miss IFA incorporating Gadgets With FACES #226

Best nostrils yet. Bit of a ‘Jimmy Hill’ as well. Not sure if that’s an elongated ear or a withered and near-useless wanking arm. It’s all been too much. It’s like it’s 2006 all over again and we still think that having a “tech blog” is a good idea.

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September 2, 2011 in Gadgets with FACES, Promotional photography

“Look, I know I told you never to let me eat cheese before bed time…”

“BUT I REALLY NEED SOME CHEESE RIGHT NOW SO PLEASE JUST LET ME AT IT EVEN JUST ONE SLICE OF THE OLD CHEDDAR THAT’S ALREADY OPEN”

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September 1, 2011 in Promotional photography