LockerGnome http://www.lockergnome.com Empowering the Geek Lifestyle; Finding Cool Stuff for You Since 1996! Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:21:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.1 Making the Most of the Shortest Day of the Year http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/giftables/2014/12/22/making-shortest-day-year/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/giftables/2014/12/22/making-shortest-day-year/#comments Mon, 22 Dec 2014 19:24:32 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267674 Thanks to the Winter Solstice (thus, winter) beginning yesterday, today is the shortest day of the year. But look on the bright side: the days can only get longer from here! Vampires may not rejoice at this news, but most of the rest of us ...continue reading

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Cyber-Securing the Way to Territorial VPN Freedom http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/12/21/cyber-securing-way-territorial-vpn-freedom/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/12/21/cyber-securing-way-territorial-vpn-freedom/#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:00:49 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267667 Three Years Of VPN Unlimited Premium: Safeguard your online activity and access territory-restricted websites — even works on your mobile devices!

The Cyber Security Developer Bundle: Steer clear of online miscreants with 60 hours of hacking and secure development ...continue reading

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Dragons Dictating MacBook HyperDrive Speed http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/12/20/dragons-dictating-macbook-hyperdrive-speed/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/workables/2014/12/20/dragons-dictating-macbook-hyperdrive-speed/#comments Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:42:39 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267661 Dragon Dictate Speech Recognition Software for Mac: Use your voice to effortlessly type, control Mac apps and transcribe audio files!

HyperDrive MacBook Storage Expander: A tiny MicroSD, MicroSDHC, and MicroSDXC memory card adaptor for your MacBook!

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Getting Some Sugar on National Hard Candy Day http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/19/national-hard-candy-day/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/19/national-hard-candy-day/#comments Sat, 20 Dec 2014 02:24:42 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267651 Even if you’re from somewhere that doesn’t celebrate it, I think you’re sweet enough to enjoy National Hard Candy Day with the rest of us!

It's a good a day (National Hard Candy Day) for you to finally try bacon candy: http://t.co/0shz0eBjLC #referral ...continue reading

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3M ePrivacy Filter Software Secures Your Privacy in Public Places http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/protectables/2014/12/19/3m-eprivacy-filter-software-secures-privacy-public-places/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/protectables/2014/12/19/3m-eprivacy-filter-software-secures-privacy-public-places/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:28:38 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267642 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 3M for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

The job you see me doing a lot of the time takes place in the privacy of my workshop. And because ...continue reading

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LEGO Minecraft Set 21118: The Mine http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/brickables/2014/12/19/lego-minecraft-set-21118-mine/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/brickables/2014/12/19/lego-minecraft-set-21118-mine/#comments Fri, 19 Dec 2014 21:20:09 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267638 Growing up in Iowa and on the later-20th century side of child labor laws, I never had to secure my family’s well-being by working 16-hour shifts down at the mine. This makes playing with LEGO Minecraft sets — like The Mine (21118) ...continue reading

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I’ve Got the Whole Ozobot in My Hand http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/recreationables/2014/12/18/ive-got-whole-ozobot-hand/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/recreationables/2014/12/18/ive-got-whole-ozobot-hand/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 22:00:08 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267585 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ozobot for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

Don’t get me wrong: I love people. But robots? Well, let’s just say that they occupy a special place in my technocentric ...continue reading

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A Whale of a Sale and It’s All True http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/giftables/2014/12/18/whale-sale-true/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/giftables/2014/12/18/whale-sale-true/#comments Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:34:01 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267622 Because it’s the end of the year, Amazon’s practically giving away stuff as soon as it’s off the truck. It’s a whale of a sale (and it’s all true) — I swear by my (temporary) tattoo! Here are some of our best finds so far.

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Happy Maple Syrup Day, Tree Vampires! http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/17/happy-maple-syrup-day/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/17/happy-maple-syrup-day/#comments Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:00:22 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267603 Sure, harvesting low-hanging fruit from trees is the easy way to go about accepting nature’s plentiful bounty. But to get the real rewards, sometimes you’ve got to dig — or, in the case of maple syrup, tap — a little deeper into those trees.

Today, ...continue reading

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Happy Chocolate Covered Anything Day! http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/16/happy-chocolate-covered-anything-day/ http://www.lockergnome.com/homestead/feastables/2014/12/16/happy-chocolate-covered-anything-day/#comments Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:15:59 +0000 http://www.lockergnome.com/?p=267561 Some would say that everything’s better with chocolate. And while many of us would agree with this simple statement about a lot of our favorite sweets, some people really mean it quite literally. Chocolate covered bacon? It’s a thing — and that’s not even the ...continue reading

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