LockerGnome » Ryan Matthew Pierson http://www.lockergnome.com Empowering the Geek Lifestyle; Finding Cool Stuff for You Since 1996! Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:17:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Top Five Audio/Video Gadgets I Use Every Day http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/listenables/2014/10/21/top-five-audiovideo-gadgets-i-use-every-day/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/listenables/2014/10/21/top-five-audiovideo-gadgets-i-use-every-day/#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:13:32 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=43701 I’ve done a lot of audio/video work during my day-to-day tasks at LockerGnome. During that time, I’ve gone through my fair share of equipment here in the home office. Some of this equipment I’d rather not speak about, but there are a handful ...continue reading

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Five Useful Robots You Can Own for Under $500 http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/17/five-useful-robots-you-can-own-for-under-500/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/17/five-useful-robots-you-can-own-for-under-500/#comments Sat, 18 Oct 2014 03:00:04 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=48166 The dream of one day having a robot in every home has gone from wishful thinking on the part of a science fiction writer to a reality we are rapidly approaching. In fact, there are plenty of useful robots that you can employ ...continue reading

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Five Geeky Model Rocket Kits http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/educationables/2014/10/16/five-geeky-model-rocket-kits/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/educationables/2014/10/16/five-geeky-model-rocket-kits/#comments Fri, 17 Oct 2014 03:00:34 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=49500 Model rocketry is a hobby that has been practiced by youth for generations. Some of my fondest memories of my teenage years include building and launching model rockets with my older brother. He would build the advanced rocket, requiring some extra steps ...continue reading

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Five Useful Gadgets That Keep Your Cables Organized http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/15/five-useful-gadgets-that-can-help-you-keep-your-cables-organized/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/15/five-useful-gadgets-that-can-help-you-keep-your-cables-organized/#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 02:00:32 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=236391 If you’re like me, then you probably have a bird’s nest of cables behind your desk. Doing something as simple as moving a speaker or unplugging a USB device is a pretty big chore, especially when you have to hunt down which USB ...continue reading

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Five Winning USB Hubs http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/13/usb-hubs-winning/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/10/13/usb-hubs-winning/#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 01:00:55 +0000 http://wp3.lockergnome.com/hardware/?p=2745 One of the greatest things about universal serial ports (USB) is that a single port can be connected to dozens of different devices at the same time. Using a simple hub, a user can extend their system’s technical capabilities to include a multitude ...continue reading

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Five Low-Tech Items You Should Take Camping http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/outdoorables/2014/10/10/five-low-tech-items-you-should-take-camping/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/outdoorables/2014/10/10/five-low-tech-items-you-should-take-camping/#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 17:04:07 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=48527 Camping is a brilliant way to disconnect yourself from the computer and step away from the hustle and bustle of modern living. After all, your body needs to get away from the warm glow of the computer monitors now and then if only ...continue reading

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Five Gadgets That Changed the Way I Think About Technology http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/portables/2014/10/09/five-gadgets-that-changed-the-way-i-thought-about-technology/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/portables/2014/10/09/five-gadgets-that-changed-the-way-i-thought-about-technology/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:00:49 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=236438 When I was a youngster, the fanciest gadget I had was a pair of “laser” guns that detected whether or not the user was hit by the other player. They were a lot of fun to play with, and I spent quite a ...continue reading

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Five Everyday Products Made Possible by NASA http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/travelables/2014/10/06/five-everyday-products-made-possible-by-nasa/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/travelables/2014/10/06/five-everyday-products-made-possible-by-nasa/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:44:23 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=43259 NASA has accomplished a lot since its founding 53 years ago in July of 1958. In addition to sending humans to the Moon, NASA has also been behind some of the biggest technological breakthroughs of our time. Many of these advances can be ...continue reading

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Five Popular Toys That Have Been Around for over 75 Years http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/recreationables/2014/10/06/five-popular-toys-that-have-been-around-for-over-75-years/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/recreationables/2014/10/06/five-popular-toys-that-have-been-around-for-over-75-years/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:10:07 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=50765 Looking past the sounds and blinking lights of modern technology, you may have fond memories of toys and games you enjoyed in your youth.

Chances are, your parents (and their parents) may have played with the same things you did growing up. ...continue reading

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Five Geeky Gadgets for Waging War at Work http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/prankables/2014/10/03/five-geeky-gadgets-for-waging-war-at-work/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/prankables/2014/10/03/five-geeky-gadgets-for-waging-war-at-work/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 19:52:41 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=230705 It’s 9:00 a.m. and everyone is crawling into work at a snail’s pace, coffee in hand. The moans and groans of your coworkers as they pull out their chairs and sit down to begin another typical day at the office can be heard ...continue reading

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