Misc

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!

885040 playbrush smart child electric toothbrusToothbrush Playtime

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jul 18, 2019
The Playbrush SMART is a product design to make the task of cleaning teeth to be fun and more appealing to young children.

884654 yubico yubikey YubiKey 5 & 5C

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Jul 8, 2019
Some files and documents are important or perhaps even more valuable than that, if you run a business they could mean getting a contract – or not – if the information they contain fell into the hands of your competitors, so knowing who sees what is vital. This tool from Yubico means only those in possession of the USB key do see the encrypted data, no need for special passwords just the USB key.

884695 ZeroWater 12 Cup Water Filter JuDrinking Pure

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jul 2, 2019
With the subject of pollution being a hot topic, perhaps it is time to consider water purification.

Holiday Makers' Safety

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 27, 2019
With apologies to the Scarlet Pimpernel and Baroness Orczy, "They seem to be here, They seem to be there, There seem to be everywhere, Those damned and annoying devilish scammers."

884571 Roccat Kain RGB Gaming MousNews from ROCCAT

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 25, 2019
Information has just reached me regarding a brand new series of mice from ROCCAT.

884486 nextbase 322GW dashcam car camerWatching Your Back

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 22, 2019
As the world's leading manufacturer 0f Dash Cam devices. Nextbase has added to its current list of product offerings with its Series 2 range.

Are You Listening?

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 18, 2019
A catch phrase of a comedian of a previous century was "Are you listening Mother?" In modern times, everybody seems to be listening.

884404 Kaspersky Total Security 201Are You a Fan?

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 13, 2019
“Game of Thrones” may have concluded but its influence could still cost you money.

884350 Edifier XM3BT speakeEdifier XM3BT

Published in Misc by mfereday on June 4, 2019
Edifier adds some additional input methods to its latest speaker system.

884284 RevoNext QT5 1BA Heavy Metal Housing In Ear HeadphonPersonal Earphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on May 30, 2019
Adding to its range of ear buds, RevoNext has developed its QT5 offering.

884146 Kingston C HUBC1 SR EN Nucleum USB C HuAdding Extra Port

Published in Misc by mfereday on May 23, 2019
When struggling to cope with different USB formats, this next device might help.
There are a number of video door bells on the market, here something different a door bell that probably still allows your original bell to function but it also allows you to communicate with the caller from your SmartPhone which could be with you miles away or in your lounge and the caller never needs to know if you are there or not, so cold callers cannot test their patter on you.

884074 Thumbs Up Avocado Power Bank charger batterPower from Avocado

Published in Misc by mfereday on May 16, 2019
Although not providing sustenance for the body, the ThumbsUp avocado can power other devices.

883969 Tony Tony Chopper Power BanTony Chopper Power Bank from Brando

Published in Misc by paul_smart on May 3, 2019
This is a more unusual power bank in that it has two outlet ports that charge at different rates. It is also more like a character rather than just a device to let you slurp power when away from mains power for whatever USB device.

883772 ECOVACS Robotics DEEBOT N79S Robot VacuuHelp with Cleaning

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 25, 2019
Left to its own devices, this next product can provide cleaning assistance.

883770 Thumbs Up Llama PowerbanLlama Provided Power

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 23, 2019
Instead of providing food and transport assistance, this llama has a charging facility.

883817 cygnett 10K Wireless QI Portable Power BanCygnett Wireless ChargeUp Swift 10K

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Apr 19, 2019
Cygnett are an Australian company – now with a base in the UK - and they have been around for a number of years, they tend to concentrate on things that allow other devices to work more efficiently and this device is one of those to let you charge your phone more quickly, while some phone companies produce their own devices to do this, those tend to be device specific.

883600 unicorm bluetooth phone speakeUnicorn Speaker

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 16, 2019
Out of the neck of a unicorn music was meant to flow, or so it was claimed.

883363 SanDisk Ultra 64GB USB Dual Drive USB 3 drivTransferring Data

Published in Misc by mfereday on Apr 4, 2019
It is small, lightweight and capable of moving files you do not want to loose.

Healthy Choices

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 30, 2019
How healthy are you? And what are your plans to improve matters?

882967 voxCustomer Rewards

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 14, 2019
One way to stop or reduce customer churn is to offer a reward that will help ensure their loyalty.

882857 Brainwavz Zeta IEM EarbudZeta Earphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on Mar 7, 2019
Listening to your favourite music can be a personal experience aided by the appropriate equipment.

882725 SanDisk Ultra 16 GB Dual USB Flash DrivSanDisk 16GB Dual USB Drive

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Feb 27, 2019
While a proportion of the latest SmartPhones have USB ‘C’ connections there are still a good number of new phones arriving with Micro USB connectors so this latest device to cross my desk from SanDisk still has a place for lots of people.

882614 hamleyToy Time Playtime

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 23, 2019
With a school time half term coming up, this might offer advice where to pass the time.

Of Love and Scams.

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 21, 2019
Computers are meant to help us but often they help others to help themselves.

Developing Office Trends

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 19, 2019
As technology spreads from the Office to the Home, what can we expect?

882496 Lippa Tea InfuseTea Infuser

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Feb 18, 2019
Tea used to be a very expensive substance, and a couple of centuries ago was always kept under lock and key and mixed at the table by the lady of the house, normally a mixture of green and black teas. Then half way through the last century the tea bag was invented. Even today there are still a minority who prefer leaf tea and here a device that allows leaf tea mixed in the cup with the convenience of a tea bag.

882044 padlock finger print sensoFingerprint Padlock

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Feb 1, 2019
Another useful gadget from those clever people In Hong Kong, this time a padlock that can truly only be opened by you because it has no key and can only be opened by your finger so be it a box, a door or anything else the contents inside are yours alone.

An Inflatable Dinosaur

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 24, 2019
Rather than Puff the Dragon, we have Puff the Dinosaur.

881907 ESET LOGA Word of Warning

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 15, 2019
It is that time of year when many people decide on a route to improve their lifestyle but some care should be taken.