September 24, 2005 The ETON FR300 is a wind-up radio that has a built-in torch, weather and TV band audio receivers, AM-FM radio and it can also charge your cell phone – accordingly, we reckon it qualifies as the ultimate emergency device as it keeps you on the air in more ways than one. The ability to listen to television when you’re not at home can be handy too – such as with sporting broadcasts or award shows or weather channels. All for US$50
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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