SkyMall

  • Buy The Junk We Refuse To Cover: Shop Skymall.com For Free From The Sky

    Buy The Junk We Refuse To Cover: Shop Skymall.com For Free From The Sky

    Gogo Inflight and SkyMall are teaming up to offer the junk that we refuse to cover or, if we do cover, we write about with tongue firmly in cheek. That's right: next time you turn on your computer on AirTran Airways, Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways and United Airlines, you can access Skymall.com for free. Plus! Get this! If you spend $125 or more on a wine bottle chiller or a garbageRead More

  • CrunchDeals: 20% off sitewide at Frontgate.com

    CrunchDeals: 20% off sitewide at Frontgate.com

    Frontgate, purveyor of fine things for fine people who read SkyMall and similar publications, is offering 20% off on just about everything from now until 11/27/08. I’d suggest picking up the Megatouch Gametime (normally $2,995), the 15-inch Kitchen HDTV and Information Center (normally $499) and the NFL 2008 Vibrating Football Game (normally $79.50) to get you started. Oh, and of course, the… Read More

  • TrueCall secures your landline against fraud – or you could just disconnect it

    TrueCall secures your landline against fraud – or you could just disconnect it

    I guess if you’ve still got a landline, you’re a primary target for fraudsters. After all, it’s the year 2008 and you have a landline. Fortunately, something that sounds like it’s out of a 2004 SkyMall catalog is coming to the rescue. The TrueCall device answers every call with an unknown number instantly and asks who it is. The person identifies themselves, then the system… Read More

  • Looks like we've made it after alllllll…

    Looks like we've made it after alllllll…

    In the gadget blogging business there is something we call the SkyMall Effect. This is the constant sense that after rewriting 50 press releases in a single day we begin to sound like copywriters for SkyMall, the magazine you find in airline seatbacks from here to Djibouti. When words like “ground-breaking,” “svelte,” and “sleek” enter your vocabulary, you know… Read More

  • SkyMall selling hearing aid that looks like a Bluetooth headset

    SkyMall selling hearing aid that looks like a Bluetooth headset

    I saw this in the SkyMall catalog a few days ago while flying and I thought it was ridiculous. I saw it again randomly on the Internet and decided you guys needed to see it. I’m like that. It’s a low-quality hearing aid disguised as a Bluetooth headset. But that’s not the interesting part. It’s being marketed as being a headset that will improve your image! Want to look… Read More