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Protect your computer with the emergency shutdown button

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  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    The Secret Base Emergency Button by Takaratomy is one of the most nonsensical USB devices. By pressing it, you effectively shut down your computer. But not before you get a very entertaining movie on the screen. Animated bars and blast doors "secure" your computer, and then shut it down. There's a very nice video (WMV format) here. The price for the silly gadget is ¥3,990 ($35/£18/€26).
    [​IMG]

    Source: The Register
     
  2. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    I am so getting that. But it will wipe my hard drive when the FBI comes :)
     
  3. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    wow.... if this was really meant to save your computer from heat or such, by the time it shut off it would already be on fire... this is the single most useless thing i have EVER seen (next to of course my ex)
     
  4. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    It is a funny little office present...
     
  5. Homeless

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    $35 for that? haha
     
  6. lemonadesoda

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    Hilarious!

    1./ As office prank... install on colleagues PC... with long USB cable extension. Shut him down at inconvenient moments.

    2./ Alternative CTRL+ALT+DEL for the physically handicapped. Have you ever tried that combination with just one hand? It's tricky. This device will help!

    3./ Useful extra key mapping for games. e.g. Flight simulator, landing gear, or bombs away! Need for Speed - SMOKE, Lemmings NUKE

    4./ Or squawk button for Messenger or Skype

    5./ Shortcut for reset internal IP address for all DSL downloaders

    6./ Shortcut for other system utilities, like control panel, or task manager

    7./ Shortcut for send-this-email to junk and ban the sender

    In fact, I think I will be needed to order quite a few of these :)
     
  7. Easy Rhino

    Easy Rhino Linux Advocate

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    you forgot number 8/ the auto porn downloader!
     
  8. aximbigfan New Member

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    i could think of so many uses forthis....


    chris
     
  9. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    that one is essential :slap:
    how could you forget that
    if it was cheaper, i would surely get one :D
     
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    They will be lined up in the streets to buy this gem...
     
  11. PVTCaboose1337

    PVTCaboose1337 Graphical Hacker

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    This object is worse than the ps3 in way of what bornfree said...
     
  12. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    i want one im going to plug it into a teachers computer and resart when she is doing grades :D haha fail me now
     
  13. Random Murderer

    Random Murderer The Anti-Midas

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    lol @ cdawall
     
  14. pt

    pt not a suicide-bomber

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    YOU HAD A F!!
    :laugh: :laugh:

    jk
    ;)
     
  15. i_am_mustang_man New Member

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    i believe you mean ctrl+shift+del for the pr0n deleter!
     
  16. cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    lol well let me put it this way i brought a 25 as a test grade up to an 80 as an average for the 6 weeks and the grades were 70% tests and 30% other crap
     
  17. Zubasa

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    Takaratomy is a company (formerly 2) that makes toys and plastic models.
    So basically this silly thing is purely for fun.

    This will be a good way to may a auto logoff button to stop my bro using my comp. :roll:
     
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    That's what the big electromagnet is for. [​IMG]
     

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