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Old 03-10-03, 05:29 PM
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Whats the srtangest USB device you've seen?

This month I've seen USB toothbrushes and a USB electric blantket. Seen anything stranger?
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You still need power from an outlet right? No way the USB can supply enough power.

I'll laugh my ass off if the toothbrush or electric blanket will not work because of a driver failure
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wow. that's really weird. electric blanket link
Old 03-10-03, 08:13 PM
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How about a USB coffee mug ?

http://www.dct-net.co.jp/special/usb_hot.html

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There's a USB lamp, like reading light type thing, at Thinkgeek.com. But those things there take the cake hehe.
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I'm surprised that no one has developed more, shall we say, "personal appliances" to plug into USB ports? I'm sure they'll be coming soon (no pun intended, of course).

I wonder if my response actually belongs in the Mature Forum?
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Originally posted by boblandau
I'm surprised that no one has developed more, shall we say, "personal appliances" to plug into USB ports? I'm sure they'll be coming soon (no pun intended, of course).
Well, I just bought a USB fan. Until this thread I thought that was the strangest USB device made.
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Originally posted by boblandau
I'm surprised that no one has developed more, shall we say, "personal appliances" to plug into USB ports?
[mature] www.fufme.com [/mature]

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Old 03-11-03, 10:39 PM
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Originally posted by sfsdfd
[mature] www.fufme.com [/mature]

- David Stein

I guess I'm just dense. What's the www.fufme.com reference?
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boblandau: Back when that URL actually went to a real site, it was supposedly a page that sold an interactive online sex device for your computer that fit in a drive bay. I dont think it was real though.
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The link changed... http://www.fu-fme.com/

[Warning - MATURE - and not USB. -X]
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I used to have a USB FM radio that was made by D-Link.
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Originally posted by DRG
The link changed... http://www.fu-fme.com/

[Warning - MATURE - and not USB. -X]
Is that IDE or SCSI?

I would imagine it would become SCSI after use if you didn't clean it thoroughly
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Originally posted by DRG
[Warning - MATURE - and not USB. -X]
Yeah, I knew it wasn't USB. But it's required posting in any thread about strange computer peripherals, because it just so takes the cake.

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Old 03-16-03, 11:06 PM
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The CueCat http://www.cuecat.com/
My cheap speakers (Thank you www.overstock.com...no link)

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What's so strange about the CueCat?

I hacked mine and have entered all my DVDs into DVD Profiler with it.

And it's not USB.
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There is a USB model of the CueCat, 'tho most people, including me, have the PS/2 version.
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the pictures in the fu-fme faq just made my day.
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Hmmm...cataloguing my dvd collections...I think i'll hold onto my cue cat I've had it this long..might as well. I am almost positive I was one of the lucky ones and got a USB..because I only have 3 usb ports and I had to take something out to try it....will eventually get a hub or new computer.

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I remember those cue cats were basically given away. How did you catalogue your DVDs?
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Originally posted by tanman
I remember those cue cats were basically given away. How did you catalogue your DVDs?
They were given away.
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you open up the cuecat and modify it to not encrypt the scan. then you can just scan the upcs to your hearts content.
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Originally posted by duz
you open up the cuecat and modify it to not encrypt the scan. then you can just scan the upcs to your hearts content.
I just used CueCat software and changed a setting in DVD profiler to ignore the extra characters it sends. No need to open it up.

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