Posts Tagged ‘dealextreme’

Mini MP3 dance pad will let you play with your finger

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The best gadgets are the ones that are useless but fun and this one exactly fits the bill. All you basically do is try to keep up with the game by pressing the buttons that light up as fast as possible and advance to the next stage. The nifty part is that MP3 files can be loaded to the 128MB of flash memory on the device, so you don’t have to listen to those horrible bleepy electronic tunes that usually can be found on cheap electronic games. It’s basically a pocked sized version of Dance Dance Revolutiomn. According to the box, you will ‘play with your finger and open your wisdom’. No idea whether or not that that’s actually the case, but for $17.10/€13.35 at DealExtreme it seems like a pretty nice desk toy to kill some time. It’s also available with some other artwork on top.


New apple MP3 player with speakers looks quite familiar

Friday, February 26th, 2010

What do you do if your products go unnoticed, because all other cheap MP3 player manufacturers from China keep slapping Apple logos on their gadgets? Yep, you just take it to the next level by designing a whole device to look like the famous fruity logo. You can get the Apple Shaped Rechargeable Portable Music Stereo Speaker with FM Radio + SD/MMC/USB/3.5mm (Black) for $26.50/€19.64, or get the red or orange version for the same price. It’s basically a rechargeable speaker with a built in FM radio and MP3 player. No built-in memory, but it sports a USB port and SD card slot. It also comes with a remote and adapters to connect Sony Ericsson and Nokia phones. Oddly, no iPod or iPhone adapters are included, so you need to connect those using the good ol’ 3.5mm jack.

Three cheap LED video lights shipping at DealExtreme

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Those of you who love to make videos know how hard it is to shoot in low light conditions. Luckily, DealExtreme just added three low cost LED video lights to their product catalogue. They can all be mounted on a regular hot shoe or a tripod, so you could use them with most camcorders and dSLR cameras. The one on the left is the 2*AA Powered 35-LED 5000-6000K Video Light for Camcorder and costs $29.84/€22.02. The next one is the 36-LED Rechargeable 5500K Video Light for Camcorder (100~240V) that goes for $33.51/€24.73. Unfortunately, it comes with a 3-pin adapter, so those who don’t live in the UK will need to buy this adapter if you live in a country with US plugs or this adapter if you live somewhere else in Europe. Finally, there is the 4*AA Powered 30-LED Video Light for Camcorder on the right with a price tag of $32.83/€24.23.  This one doesn’t come with a with a mounting platform, so those with a camera without hot shoe are out of luck. I decided to order the last one, so expect a review and videos as soon as it arrives.

SmartQ V5 available at DealExtreme

Monday, January 11th, 2010

The SmartQ V5 is now also available at DealExtreme for $195.66/€134.67, which is quite a bit more than at AllPMP, but includes worldwide shipping. AllPMP is out of stock until January 20, but you never know how long it will take for DealExtreme to ship out.

Ctrl key light available, needs Alt key for Ctrl+Alt+Del

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Our friends at Dealextreme were already selling the Del key light, so with the Ctrl key light being available for $11.79/€8.26 now all we need is the Alt key to make our collection complete. Not that it will do anything besides giving our geek lives a shining light. But hey, they look pretty cool.

Awww… Solar powered cockroaches, so cute!

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Aren’t cockroaches the most adorable creatures on earth? For those who are unfortunate to live without the company of these cute fellows, they decided to make these solar powered ones. They don’t run like their real life counterparts, but have a vibrating motor when put in sun light. The solar powered cockroaches cost $2.93/€2.03 and don’t reproduce either. If you don’t like cockroaches, there’s also a solar powered grasshopper for $3.17/€2.20. But hey, if that was the case, you wouldn’t be reading this article, would you?

Zune HD 32 GB available worldwide, thanks to the Chinese

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

I never got this. The Zune HD is one of the few Microsoft products that actually amazed me and then they decided to release it only stateside (yet). Luckily, we got Dealextreme to the rescue, so you don’t have to look at shady eBay sellers to get your hands on one of these. Priced at $309.57/€216.80 with free worldwide shipping, it’s not very attractive for Americans, but for anybody living elsewhere this is a pretty interesting deal. It’s cheaper than an iPod Touch 32GB in Europe, and a lot more sexy with that OLED screen.

$7.51 iPod Shuffle knock-off needs memory, doesn’t do the shuffle

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Why bother designing your own gadgets if you have companies like Apple already doing that for you? I got to give it to them though, they did rotate the controls 90 degrees counterclockwise compared to the previous generation Apple Shuffle and it does actually make sense if you use the clip on the backside. You still need to supply your own memory in the form of a MicroSD/TF card up to 8GB. The Shuffle clone also doesn’t have a shuffle mode, so you’re out of luck if you’re craving for randomly played music. But, at $7.51/€4.99 from DealExtreme with free worldwide shipping, this might very well be the cheapest MP3 player available, beating the previously cheapest player almost by a dollar.  Isn’t that what we all love the Chinese for? Besides the black USB Rechargeable Portable Screen-Free MP3 Player with TF Slot, you can also find blue, pink, gold and silver versions.

Cheap SmartQ 5 / 7 / V7 accessories, hooray!

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Our friends at DealExtreme finally started selling some cheap accessories for the SmartQ 5, 7 and V7 devices. Nothing too fancy, but soft protective pouches and screen protectors are always nice to have. In typical DX style, the items are dirt cheap and the price includes worldwide shipping. Just get them while you can, because they might sell out pretty quickly.

SmartQ 5 accessories:

SmartQ 7 / V7 accessories:

Portable speakers with SD/MMC/USB MP3 playback and remote

Monday, October 5th, 2009

DealExtreme is now selling five quite similar products: these are all portable speakers with a built-in MP3 player, Li-Ion battery and a remote. Besides the looks and the prices, there are some subtle differences between the models. The capacity of the battery varies from 800mAh to 1000mAh and some don’t support playback from USB devices, so make sure you check the specs. All of them do support SD/MMC cards though. My personal favorite is the ‘Portable Rechargeable SD/MMC/USB MP3 Player Speaker with Remote Control’ in the middle that ships for $21.58/€14.84.  I don’t have any use for it, but it just looks pretty cool. The others cost $18.82/€12.95, $18.90/€13.00, $22.92/€15.76 and $26.32/€18.10.