THE DEFINITVE "Cool Tool" Thread

Discussion in 'Buying Tips, Advice and Discussion (archive)' started by SilverSide, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. SilverSide macrumors newbie


    Oct 24, 2004
    Anchorage, Alaska
    Just sos that anybody buying a new mac knows what cool gadgets to get with it. I will try to update this first post to include a running list of all things posted about. A few to start it off:
    1. The Mouse BT, by
    2. PowerMate, by
    3. Brain Bag, by
    4. G5 Clear Side Panel, by <--- :cool:
    5. iGesture pad, by
    6. Scott's E-Vest, by
    7. Dr. Bott TiCase, by
    8. Podium CoolPad, by

    Also, on a non-computer-related side note:
    1. Series 316 Credit Card Tools, by <--- :eek:
  2. haiggy macrumors 65816

    Aug 20, 2003
    Ontario, Canada
    I might in the future use the BT mouse if i need the whole wireless concept and feel like replacing batteries. The PowerMate I don't really have a need for, I have a dial on my keyboard for volume and a scroll wheel for text pages. I don't have a G5 so no clear side-panel for me. When I was looking at the Griffin site I saw the iBeam. Looks pretty cool. I might also get an iTrip when I can drive :cool:
  3. SilverSide thread starter macrumors newbie


    Oct 24, 2004
    Anchorage, Alaska
    They also have a non-BT 'The Mouse', if you look. I just liked the idea of a Appleish mouse with 2 buttons and a scroll wheel.

    BTW, If you post, please try to at least come up with one addation to the list!
  4. crazy norwegian macrumors newbie

    Oct 12, 2004
    here's one I just got, is pretty nice

    It's "RoadTools Podium BLACK CoolPad for PowerBook" from Other World Computing -

    Nice swiveling stand for the PB - has adjustable height thingys which tilt the computer so you can see the keyboard if your chair is short :)

    It is working great with my 17" PB and should keep the base cooler and scratch free.

    I use a BT500 rather "small" 3 button wireless mouse from radtech - works good but I'm not sure if I like it's small size after using it for about a week. I'll use it a while longer before I make a final decision on whether I need a different one.

    crazy n
  5. russed macrumors 68000


    Jan 16, 2004
    i agree with the griffin powermate. people always go ..."ooh whats it a mouse?", they see it pulsing away with the nice blue glow then i have to give an answer which i think is impossible as i dont exactly know what it is myself! all is can say is that it is very useful and looks very cool!

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