A place for all those other gadgets you want to review - you know, the ones that just don't fit in any of the other topics, but that you want to tell the world about anyway!

841807 Pioneer SE MX9 S Superior Club Sound Headband Headphones   golSuperior Club Sound

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 11, 2015
Making a change from the numerous wireless headsets now appearing from various manufacturers, Pioneer has released a tethered model.

841804 rollie selfie sticA Selfie Tool

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 6, 2015
I once worked as a beach photographer snapping holiday makers in the hope they would purchase these items as a memento. Maybe I could be considered an early form of this next product.

841548 LED mini lamTrinity Xtras Items

Published in Misc by paul_smart on May 31, 2015
First a portable – very portable – rechargeable reading light and from a company that does reading lights, this is tiny. Second a candle made of wax that has a light but no flame and as there is no flame then importantly no danger of fire.

841116 Braven 805 Portable Wireless SpeakeBraven 805 Bluetooth Speaker

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 28, 2015
Bluetooth speakers continue to be a popular item. The latest such device to reach me includes speakerphone and battery charging functionality.

840882 Sandberg 12000 mAh PowerBanPowerBank 12000

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 16, 2015
Adding to its range of PowerBank devices, Sandberg has released a model that keeps you informed as to its current available power level.

840723 enerplex packA Solar Charging Rucksack

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 26, 2015
Although some power walking might be helpful, it is not really necessary with this next product which can still work when just strolling.

840341 bass connect speakeA Small Bluetooth Speaker

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 19, 2015
The next product under review allows you to increase the volume level of your mobile device’s music collection.
The ConferenceCam Connect from Logitech is aimed at providing an affordable videoconferencing solution that bridges the gap between the basic Skype on a PC and the larger and more expensive videoconferencing suites and is a portable all-in-one solution that is suitable for meetings of up to 6 or so people.

840194 USB Power Tap ChargeSingle Purpose Items

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Mar 15, 2015
Have you ever arrived at the airport and started your holiday with a huge excess baggage charge, if so check out the Balanzza mini S sold by Lakeland. The second single purpose item is a USB Power Tap this is distributed by Thumbs Up.

840243 the internet of thingAn Internet of Things Tutorial

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 12, 2015
While printed documentation seems to be a thin of the past with today's hardware and software, there are still numerous books relating to computers including this McGraw Hill Education title.

840108 Enerplex Jumpr Stack 3200 mAh Portable Charger External BatterJumpr Stack 3

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 5, 2015
EnerPlex is a company that specialises in the manufacture of rugged solar charging and portable power products for those requiring a convenient power source when on the move. One solution developed by EnerPlex is the Jumpr product for directly charging smartphones, digital cameras and the like. I have been checking out the Jumpr Stack 3 member of the product line-up.

Free Android Business Suite

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Mar 1, 2015
It is rare that I review something that is ‘Free’ in its early days I reviewed Skype when it was more or less the first of its kind. So why am I reviewing a free Android Business Suite, for one reason only, it claims 100% Microsoft Office compatibility.

839910 Wacom Intuos Pen Graphics TableDrawing with Wacom

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 26, 2015
Whenever the subject of graphics tablets comes up, the first name that springs to my mind is that of Wacom, the company behind products such as the Pen & Touch offering which is the focus of this next review.

839844 TP LINK TL PB10400 10400 mAh Portable Power Bank External Battery ChargeTwo Multi Use Devices

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Feb 22, 2015
First a device from TP-Link that can charge two items at once and just for good measure is also a torch. Second a device called a Stylus Pen which amazingly has no less than six abilities, yes the size of a pen but with six different uses.

839868 Crosskase Eighty 6 laptop baMultiway laptop bag from Crosskase

Published in Misc by adrianmorant on Feb 21, 2015
The Crosskase Eighty 6 laptop bag is suitable for laptops of up to 17.3 inches and should meet the needs of the busy commuter who can use it as a backpack, a messenger bag or a tote bag.

839812 PNY LM3000 3000mAh Power PacPower in your Pocket

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 12, 2015
Until we get self-charging mobile devices, a popular accessory for smartphone and tablet users will be a lightweight battery charger.

839633 sandberg 4in1 USB AC Charger 4 into 1 Does Go

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 10, 2015
This is one of those Big Red Bus moments when no sooner do I finish looking at a product when something covering a familiar area arrives. In this case the subject matter concerns charging multiple devices simultaneously from a single source.

839123 iStorage IS FL DA 256 8 8GB datAshur 256 Bit USB Flash DrivPIN-Secured Flash Drive

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 27, 2015
While a convenient method for storing and transferring data between computers situated in different locations, a USB flash drive could be at risk from issues of security. Small and compact with various storage capacities, USB flash drives could easily be misplaced or attract the unwanted attention of those looking to gain unauthorised access to your data. One method to avoid the possibility of unauthorised access would be to use some form of encryption. Developed by iStorage, th

May the Phorce Be With You

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 20, 2015
Arriving from the Netherlands is a means of transporting and powering devices when on your travels.
The most frequent complaint with smartphones is the duration of the battery. If you're lucky enough to have a phone with a removable battery, the answer is to carry a spare. But the trend for today's phones seems to be towards inaccessible batteries embedded in an enclosed shell. Brighton-based tech accessory specialist Proporta has come up with a solution. Most of us carry wallets for our cards and cash, so why not design a wallet that includes an emergency phone charger

838709 PNY Flash Memory Cards SDXC Elite Performance Class 1MicroSD Storage

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 8, 2015
They say “small is beautiful”, and in the form of a microSD card, it can also contain enough entertainment to keep me happy.