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Gadgets for book lovers

MP3 player shaped like a book January 25, 2011

Filed under: Gifts,Handy — Kim @ 2:07 pm

I love the design of this MP3 player! It seems a bit big if you compare it with the popular devices, but when placed next to a book (as below) it is not too bad. Anyhow, you cannot really go wrong for $23. A nice present for a book lover, I would think.

 

A ‘real’ MacBook January 21, 2011

Filed under: Gifts,Handy — Kim @ 11:13 pm

No. There is nothing wrong with the look of a MacBook. The design is nice and sleek. I just does not really look like a Book, now does it? The solution is near! With this cover, the laptop looks quite the part. Even better: you protect it from damage too. I want one! If I owned a MacBook…

 

Reading glasses with bookish case

Filed under: Handy — Kim @ 11:04 pm

If you need glasses for reading, and have you have+3.00, these glasses might be something for you. The glasses themselves look pretty good and the case looks even better!

 

Bookish nap time January 19, 2011

Filed under: Furniture,Handy,Humour — Kim @ 6:27 pm

Not sure if this pillow that looks like a book is comfortable. I am pretty sure your boss is going to be pretty upset when he sees you walk into the building with this. Or it means that you need to get a life. ;-)

 

Bookish sleeve for your iPad January 17, 2011

Filed under: Handy — Kim @ 10:45 am

Apple did it again with the introduction of the iPad. I did not expect it to be such a huge success. Since a lot of people own one, the book lovers amongst them might like this sleeve. It protects your over priced device from damage ;-)

 

Clutter free, bookish style September 23, 2009

Filed under: Handy — Kim @ 11:52 pm

Got some clutter in your library? Stuff lying around your office? This might be the answer for you! I just love this box that looks like a stack of books. You can put all your things in this BooxStore and hide it between your books. Follow this link to learn more about this nifty product.

 

Book holders September 4, 2009

Filed under: Handy,Miscellaneous — Kim @ 11:31 pm

Do not ask me why, but for some reason people feel the need to use ‘book holders’ whilst reading. This product, available in many shapes and sizes, keeps your book open when enjoying a book. I have written about a couple before.

Whilst browsing the web to find you some nifty gadgets, I was quite amazed by the variety of book holders I bumped into. I will show you some I have come across. To me, this gadget is a mystery. Why do people need a device to keep their book open? It seems more inconvenient to me then handy. Besides that, I am worried about the damage a thing like this can do to a book.

If you use one and are happy with it, please leave a comment and tell what you find useful about it. I have to say, I have a book stand in my kitchen. Too keep my cookbooks standing and open whilst preparing something during cooking. But that is a somewhat different product. In any case, here is a small overview of what is for sale.

BookGem Book Holder. Click here to find out more.

Gimble Paperback Book Holder. More info here.

FlipKlip Treadmill Book Holder. To learn more, click here.

Easy Grip Book Holder. To be found here.

 

Burning Book July 29, 2009

Filed under: Books about Books,Gifts,Handy,Miscellaneous — Kim @ 12:39 am

It is my worst nightmare to see my books go up into flames, but this bookmark is quite fun! A great way to mark the page of the hot book you are reading. Click here to find out more. This bookmark reminds me of the famous book by Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451. A couple of days ago a new adaption of this book came out, authorised by Bradbury. To learn more about this book, go here.

 

Well-Read Life Kit June 23, 2009

Filed under: Gifts,Handy — Kim @ 11:24 pm

If you know someone that loves to read (including yourself!) this is the perfect gift. It could come in very handy for students too. I love this “Well-Read Life Annotation Kit”. It looks beautiful! Click here to learn more.

 

Book Ends August 7, 2008

Filed under: Furniture,Handy — Kim @ 3:10 pm

I have got to have these! These book ends are fantastic. Simple, stylish, handy. Click here to find out more.

 

 
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