APC Back-UPS Connect Is A Mini-UPS For Your Modem And Router

APC Back-UPS Connect Is A Mini-UPS For Your Modem And Router

APC Back-UPS Connect | $50

Like traditional uninterruptible power supply (UPS) boxes, the APC Back-UPS can keep your computer running when power outages occur, so you can have time to save your work instead of losing it all in a blink.  Unlike them, it’s very inexpensive, costing just half a Benjamin to procure.

Armed with three AC outlets, you can plug your desktop, router, and modem on this…

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Quick Finds: MoMA Cubes Perpetual Calendar

Quick Finds: MoMA Cubes Perpetual Calendar

MoMA Cubes Perpetual Calendar | $17

We’ve seen plenty of perpetual calendars in our time.  Some are dead simple.  Some are elaborate.  Some are pretty.  Some are just plain strange.  The MoMA Cubes Perpetual Calendar fall in the pretty and dead simple categories – a perfect combination.  You get a stand sized to hold four solid polysterene cubes.  One cube tells the day in words, one cube shows…

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Quick Finds: Flexible Felt Utility Box

Quick Finds: Flexible Felt Utility Box

Flexible Felt Utility Box | £49.50

Looking for a desk organizer that will hold your stuff firmly (no wobbling or falling on the side), all while accommodating everything that happens to be strewn all over your desk?  Might want to look at this Flexible Felt Utility Box, a versatile pen cup with a simple but effective design that holds everything in place.

Inside the caddy sits a grey felt…

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Optimus Prime Now Transforms Into… A Pen

Optimus Prime Now Transforms Into… A Pen

Optimus Prime Pen (aka Transformers Convoy) | $74

This one is pretty out of left field and, somehow, it managed to be amazing.  Yes, it’s Optimus Prime able to transform into a writing instrument for sketching transforming robot plans on your Grids & Guides notebook.

Made by Sentinel, the Transformers Optimus Prime Pen can change forms from an articulated (look at its arms, legs, elbows, and…

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Snack Break: Doritos Loaded

Snack Break: Doritos Loaded

Doritos Loaded | 4 for $1.99

Take a triangular blob of cheese, roll it in a deep pile of powdered Doritos, and fry it into a cheese-filled Doritos nugget.  That’s what you’ll get with Doritos Loaded, a new snack 7-11 just introduced today.  And it looks positively like the kind of thing I will be popping in my mouth mindlessly for hours on end while I pound on the keyboard in my cubicle at…

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Quick Finds: Pocket Art Director

Quick Finds: Pocket Art Director

Pocket Art Director | $16

Different people have different ways of making it through a creative rut.  If you’re a designer, you might want to add this Pocket Art Director to your arsenal of tools for reigniting that creative spark.  A 20-sided plastic die, each side features the kind of lines you’re likely to hear when you show your work to an art director, giving you instant instructions about…

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Quick Finds: Foosball Erasers

Quick Finds: Foosball Erasers

Foosball Erasers | £7.50 a pair

What you see before you are two foosball men made from whatever magical material erasers are made with.  Just kidding, there’s nothing magical about synthetic rubber.  These Foosball Erasers, however, definitely bring a dose of magic to any workspace, letting you turn that stylish Covet Deskinto an instant foosball table.  Just find a couple of pencils to  skewer…

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Cubii Wants To Put An Mini-Elliptical Trainer Under Your Desk

Cubii Wants To Put An Mini-Elliptical Trainer Under Your Desk

You’re overweight.  Part of it is all the crappy food you eat.  And part of it is the sedentary nature of your work, sitting on a chair for hours on end day after day.  While standing desks are always an option, if you don’t quite want to leave the comforts of your $800 Knoll Regeneraton Chair, you might want to give the Cubii a try.

A miniature elliptical trainer, it helps you move your legs…

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Lunch Break: Del Taco Bun Taco

Lunch Break: Del Taco Bun Taco

Del Taco Bun Taco | $???

Del Taco is bringing back the Bun Taco, an old menu item that puts the filling on a beef taco (seasoned beef, freshly hand-grated cheddar cheese, crisp lettuce and a fresh tomato slice)between a pair of sesame seed buns.  Like a Mexican-flavored Sloppy Joe.  Like, if you were planning to make a taco but realized too late that your husband ate the last tortilla.  That…

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Use Adobe Products For Drawing On The iPad? You’ll Want The New Adobe Ink & Slide

Use Adobe Products For Drawing On The iPad? You’ll Want The New Adobe Ink & Slide

Adobe Ink & Slide | $199.99

Not a fan of using your finger to do drafting work on a tablet?  Join the club.  Using a pressure-sensitive stylus definitely helps and if you’re a fan of Adobe’s roster of iOS apps, you might want to take a look at the new Adobe Ink & Slide.

A pen and rulercombo, it lets you draw on the iPad with the same precision and creativity you can get when working with your…

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Quick Finds: LG 34-Inch WFHD Monitor

Quick Finds: LG 34-Inch WFHD Monitor

LG 34-Inch WFHD Monitor | $700

Bigger isn’t always better.  But if you deal with plenty of extra wide spreadsheets, modeling canvases, and timelines for editing, we have a feeling you’ll appreciate this ridiculously wide LG 34-Inch WFHD Monitor.   Features include 2560×1080 resolution, plenty of connectivity options (HDMI, Display Port, and DVI), dual-link support (as in, you can plug in two…

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This Connected Dry-Erase Board Mirrors Everything You Write To A Mobile App

This Connected Dry-Erase Board Mirrors Everything You Write To A Mobile App

SMART kapp | $899

Like any dry-erase surface, you can write items on the SMART kapp and erase it many times over.  Unlike them, everything you put on the this connected dry-erase board can be mirrored to an accompanying app, which can be saved at any point in either JPG or PDF form.

Able to hook up to your wireless network, the SMART kapp gives people outside of the immediate vicinity access to…

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Brother P-Touch P750W Label Maker Steps Up Its Connectivity Game With WiFi And NFC

Brother P-Touch P750W Label Maker Steps Up Its Connectivity Game With WiFi And NFC

Brother P-Touch P750W Label Maker | $129.99

Label printers have been around a while, letting you quickly create adhesive labels for marking folders, boxes, and other office supplies.  And while a wireless label printer isn’t likely in your list of office necessities, it is nice to see such a traditional workplace gadget get on the mobile bandwagon with Brother’s latest P-Touch P750W Label Maker.

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Quick Snacks: Churro Ice Cream Sandwich

Quick Snacks: Churro Ice Cream Sandwich

Churro Ice Cream Sandwich | $???

The specialty of LA-based dessert operation, Churro Borough, this sandwiches a scoop of ice cream between two churro doughs rolled into a flat, spiral shape. Offered in four regular ice cream flavors (vanilla custard, horchata, Mexican chocolate, Spanish latte) and several seasonal ones, I can just imagine how ridiculously delicious this thing is. I can pop ten…

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Feed Your Fingerboard Obsession At Work With This Half Pipe Desk

Feed Your Fingerboard Obsession At Work With This Half Pipe Desk

A writing table designed for fingerboarding, the Half Pipe Desk features ends shaped in the form of concave ramps — the same structure they use in actual gravity extreme sports competitions. That’s right, you can do your favorite vert tricks while skating from one end of the desk to the other, making a seriously addicting time waster into an integral part of your workspace.

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