Doug Aamoth

Aamoth handles tech-related news, reviews, how-to's and videos as an editor at TIME. He lives in Boston and has spent around 20 years in the tech industry.

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Eye-Fi Announces Budget Friendly X2 Wireless SD Cards

Earlier this year, Eye-Fi released its “Pro X2” 8GB wireless SD card at $150. The card features Class 6 read and write speeds and an 802.11n Wi-Fi module for super fast image and video uploads directly from a digital camera or camcorder. Add to that the ability to use the card across an Ad Hoc network (no router needed), RAW image …

They Should Make It: Individual Rotating Dinner Plate

This is “They Should Make It.” It’ll appear here every Tuesday and will contain some really mind-bending ideas for products and services that don’t yet exist—but should! You may not agree with my ideas, and that’s okay. It’s not like we’re taking a road trip together or anything.

There I was with a plate full of various delicious

Monday Morning Tech Deals

Oh Monday, you come around approximately once every seven days. Your ability to abruptly end fun knows no limits. The only suitable recourse against your nefarious existence is for us to purchase discounted electronics items in preparation for the upcoming weekend–a weekend which always seems so far away. Well played, Monday. You’ve

Rumor: HP Slate In June, Priced At $550 Or Less?

Spanish-language site apparently got some hands-on time with the HP Slate and revealed that European pricing will be set at 400 Euro, which is equivalent to just under $550 here in the US.

That’s not to say that it’ll actually cost $550 here, though. If I were a betting man, I’d think that HP might be shooting for

Paycheck Friday: Purchasing Suggestions For Your Perusal

It’s Friday! Maybe you just got paid. You could use that money for boring stuff like bills, rent, and food, or you could act like a wonderfully impulsive consumer and spend it on any number of products. Here are some ideas to get you started based on your taxable income bracket.

10% ($0 to $8,375)

Money’s tight but that …

Handgun USB Drive Looks Too Real For Travel

This defeats the purpose of being able to bring your data with you. It’s a 4GB USB thumb drive that looks like a gun. A small gun, sure, but small guns have existed since the Derringer–maybe even before that.

My dad got stopped bringing a souvenir Derringer through airport security about 20 years ago after a trip to Disney World. …

Amazon Pushes Kindle For Mac

Mac users can now download Amazon’s Kindle software, which will synchronize books between an actual Kindle, compatible mobile devices (currently iPhone/iPod touch and BlackBerry), and the desktop client.

Like the PC version, you’ll only be able to access your books—no magazines, newspapers, or blogs can be read on anything except

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