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!

674981 Plantronics Voyager Legend HeadseVoyager Legend

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 13, 2012
While it might appear that some people are talking to themselves, it could be that they are using a Bluetooth headset linked to their mobile phone

674938 rubiks cube usb speakeRubik Cube or Mouse

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Nov 11, 2012
Neither of these are what you may expect. The Rubik Cube is a speaker available from the Science Museum the Mouse has a hedgehog type covering but the spikes are soft and will not prick it comes from Brando in Hong Kong.

674509 krazy kats sootChatters, Muttz and Kats

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 7, 2012
They are cute, adorable and child friendly. I am referring to a series of toys in the form of pets that respond to their owner.

674934 iphone case angry birdSmartPhone Cases

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Nov 4, 2012
Here I am looking at various styles of SmartPhone cases, from iLuv, Gear4 and Brando. The first for Apple iPod Touch, the next a kids design – Angry Birds – for iPhone and lastly for those on Android a wooden case for Samsung III.

673873 Proporta TurboCharger Pocket Power Emergency ChargeExternal Storage and External Power

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Oct 17, 2012
First from Buffalo a 500GB Thunderbolt drive which should take care of the storage side. Second from Proporta a solution to your mobile device running out of power an external battery that you can keep in your wallet.

668379 50fiftFlying Messages

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 25, 2012
Joining texting and Twitter, we not have another method of getting a message across or perhaps up in the air.

667488 Urbanista Los Angeles Full Size HeadphoneWhat’s in a Title?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 20, 2012
I had almost forgotten that I had asked to review this next product when an email arrived announcing a sample was available. But was the wait worth it?

666750 tini coptoFlying High or Not

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 29, 2012
According to the packaging the Tini-copter is a gadget but that could cover a multitude of sins. Actually it is a miniature remote controlled helicopter that has been designed and created by 50 Fifty Gifts, a company which specialises in the novelty gift market. Aimed at those aged 8 years and upwards, the Tini-copter is available in either black or red as was the review unit.

665908 Innergie 2.1 Amp Pocket Cell Portable Pocket Rechargeable BatterPortable Recharging

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 28, 2012
As part of its all-encompassing range covering all aspects of modern-day living, SOD’s Law makes reference to batteries and their habit of choosing the most inconvenient time to run out of power.

Gear4 Product Roundup

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 25, 2012
Continuing my look at product line-ups available for the festive season, Gear4 takes central stage.
Many older people do not want or need lots of texts and mobile use as well as mountains of calls a month. So a service that offers some of everything at little or no cost seems nirvana. I have been testing one such service from Ovivo.

665261 Homedics shiatsu back massageHo! Ho! Ho! Medics Christmas

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 11, 2012
A visit to a Central London location introduced me to a range of products designed for relaxation, stress removal, air pollution and weighing functionality.

664680 iGo City Active Noise Cancelling Headphone browNoise Cancelling Headset

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 2, 2012
Blocking out unwanted noise while you listen to your favourite music is becoming a must-have feature of many new headsets. As yet I have not come across one that is 100% successful.

664125 Cygnett Lavish Connect Folio Stand Case Bluetooth Keyboard iPaAdding Keyboard Facilities

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jul 12, 2012
Despite the popularity of touch screens and virtual keyboards, many users still prefer a physical keyboard for inputting text to a tablet or mobile devic

663843 iGO KeyjuicCharging from iGo and myBunjee

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Jul 9, 2012
It matters not if your device charges from mini or micro USB or uses the iPod 30pin connector. Here are two separate devices the first for your USB items both those of micro and mini type; the second for almost all ‘i’ type items. The third a device for those you manage to drop their phones.

663836 brando desktop solar lighSolar Light and Screen Cleaner

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Jul 1, 2012
The first from USB Kings Brando in Hong Kong and yes you can also charge it from USB as well as from Solar power. The second is something we all need to protect the most delicate part of your phone the tender screen.

662714 istorage disk genie diskA Protected External Drive

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 30, 2012
Placing your valuable data on a small portable device can be risky unless the device comes with plenty of protection.

A Rechargeable Option

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 9, 2012
While I often complain about finger smears defacing modern appliances, an equally annoyance occurs when switching on a device to discover its battery has run down. Here is a possible solution for the latter but not the former.

662558 wowee on get audio classiAudio Improvement

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 7, 2012
WOWee – no I have not been partaking of certain substances nor have I accidentally impaled part of my anatomy on something sharp.

662456 brando desktop faDesktop Fans

Published in Misc by paul_smart on May 27, 2012
Two more offerings from the kings of USB Brando in Hong Kong. Both are used for cooling the first also carry a message or messages that show while spinning. The second a little more novel it comes in the shape of a cannon.

662242 Sandberg USB 3 HuIncreasing USB 3.0 Connectivity

Published in Misc by mfereday on May 22, 2012
No matter how many USB ports you have, there could come a time when none are available for a new device especially when support for USB 3.0 is required.