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!

879910 GOJI GO Activity TrackeTrack your Activity

Published in Misc by mfereday on 16 Aug 2018
The Goji Go, as you might suspect from its title, is an Activity Tracker. Well-known for its production of computers, smartphones and audio equipment, Goji Electronics has opted for a basic, no frills approach with this particular Activity Tracker.

879909 Jabra Elite 65e ANC Active Noise Cancellation Wireless Neckband HeadphoneIn-Ear Listening

Published in Misc by mfereday on 14 Aug 2018
It is a while since I last took a look at a Jabra product but then along came the Elite 65e.Usually when a personal listening device with A

879881 Iceworks 7000 In Built Cable USB C Power BanType C Charger

Published in Misc by mfereday on 7 Aug 2018
Adding to the numerous battery chargers currently available is a device with Type C USB support.

879731 Brainwavz S3 IEM Noise Isolating EarphoneNoise Isolating Earphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on 26 Jul 2018
With a policy statement that begins “At Brainwavz we have a simple mission to produce innovative, high quality audio products with a dedicated focus on fidelity sound”, Brainwavz has been producing a range of over 25 earphones, headphones and accessories over the past ten years. Now for a look at one of the company's latest products.

879678 STM Trilogy Backpack for LaptopTrilogy Backpack

Published in Misc by mfereday on 17 Jul 2018
When the company in question is STM then you should realise for certain that the subject matter will concern a laptop bag.

879606 Lightwave 2 Gang Smart SockeLightwave Smarts

Published in Misc by mfereday on 10 Jul 2018
Smart devices for the home continue to be a hot topic with both manufacturers and users. The latest such offering to come my way is the Lightwave brand developed by LightwaveRF.

879576 Adonit Mini 4 Sketch take notes anywhere anytimStylus Working

Published in Misc by mfereday on 3 Jul 2018
At some point in your life you will probably be advised that it was rude to point with your finger – I know I was, However modern technology constantly encourages you to ignore this advise as you need to point & touch screen areas in order to carry out actions.

879478 FlexDesk 640 document holdePaper Holding Accessory

Published in Misc by mfereday on 28 June 2018
Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. On second thoughts it is myself who should be sitting comfortably as I check out the FlexDesk 640 product from Bakker Elkhuizen.

879435 Rocketbook WavCooking Your Notes

Published in Misc by mfereday on 19 June 2018
When your paper-based notebook is full to the brim with your notes and recollections, what to you do? Have you considered microwaving the notebook?

879322 brando USB memory card readeUSB ‘C’ Smart Reader

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 15 June 2018
This device is small but can allow a lot of things that would otherwise cause problems for those who find themselves with a USB ‘C’ port as their only easy method of getting data from either a phone or one of the growing range of Notebooks and Tablets that only have this method of transfer. I found it also worked on the SmartPhones I tested it on.

879371 Rocketbook Everlast Smart Reusable NotebooIs it Rocket Science?

Published in Misc by mfereday on 14 June 2018
To paraphrase an often used expression “Is that a rocket in your pocket or are you just pleased to see me?” In this case the rocket in question is a paper-based notepad/

879369 ubiataForeign Location Viewing

Published in Misc by mfereday on 5 June 2018
I have to admit that I struggled to get to grips with a foreign location based initiative.

878740 Untamed Raptor BlazUNTAMED Raptors

Published in Misc by mfereday on 29 May 2018
You may have heard of the expression “Talk to the hand” but are you as familiar with “Beware the finger!?

878875 squarYes you can pay by card

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 25 May 2018
If you are a small business or even a sole trader then accepting card payments is difficult or more likely near impossible, the card companies often set rather high barriers. However a company called Square in the UK have an offering that works with a £46.80 Card Reader and your mobile phone and you even get your money next day.

Trimming Facial Hair

Published in Misc by mfereday on 24 May 2018
Looking for a present for a male partner then maube this next product will appeal.

878574 leapfrog tads fridge phonicSinging Letters

Published in Misc by mfereday on 1 May 2018
Dipping into a bag of goodies, I came across a product from Leap Frog.

878484 Olympus V409160BE000 LS P4 Hi Res Audio RecordeOlympus LS-P4 Recorder

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 18 Apr 2018
The latest in a range of small pocket recorders not just for voice but also with the quality to handle music with the special crossed microphones that Olympus brought in a few years ago. It comes able to use either Ni-Cad or Alkaline battery.

878343 Bakker Elkhuizen Evoluent4 Wireless MousA Vertical Device

Published in Misc by mfereday on 3 Apr 2018
A mouse is a mousse is a mouse but then not all mice are the same. In this case the mouse belongs to the Handshake family developed by Bakker Elkhuizen.

878284 manythinManything Free

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 25 Mar 2018
If you have a phone of Tablet that you no longer use you could couple it with this App from Manything to let you know what is happening when you are not there, it allows your phone or tablet camera to keep you updated on who eat the last sandwich, left the milk out of the fridge or even wrecked the lounge was it Brutus or just maybe it was innocent little Simon.

878278 WD 3 TB My Cloud Home Personal ClouA Personal Home Cloud

Published in Misc by mfereday on 22 Mar 2018
With its background in hard drives, WD has come up with a personal Cloud solution.
This is a new range of products from Vodafone, in short form they connect your Pet, Bag, Car or Home. Here I am looking at a sample from one of the first three that are all products that go on products that may on occasions go missing.

878091 WD My Passport Ultra Portable Hard Disk DrivA Passport Drive

Published in Misc by mfereday on 13 Mar 2018
With the appearance of a bathroom wall tile, this next product under review offers 1TB of portable storage space.

878088 Ion8 Water BottlReusable Water Bottle

Published in Misc by mfereday on 10 Mar 2018
Currently a hot topic, drawing attention from various quarters, is that of the damage that can occur from the uncontrolled disposal of goods made from plastic. As this damage will be to the environment, the results will affect us all.

877805 Filofax eniTAB Small 360 Degree Tablet HoldeFilofax Universal Tablet Stand

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 26 Feb 2018
Tablets are great when you are out and about but when you put it down on a table or desk you start to want to view it at a different angle, one solution is to find something to prop it against but this is not always a viable option so try this offering from Filofax.

877807 Dimplex Ddf250 Personal Desk HeateDimplex Desk Friend

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 25 Feb 2018
When I inquired about one of their Dehumidifiers it was suggested that Gadgetspeak readers might also be interested in this small personal heater that is ideal for just heating a small space, it also has an added plus but you will need to read on to ascertain what that is.

877797 EDIFIER EDFR2000DB Home Audio SpeakerBookshelf Speakers

Published in Misc by mfereday on 22 Feb 2018
Next under the spotlight is another speaker system from a popular audio supplier.

877794 STM Saga Backpack for LaptoA Travelling Backpack

Published in Misc by mfereday on 20 Feb 2018
Adding to its range of carry cases, STM has released its Saga model.

877589 iKlips II 64GB lightening and USB memory sticiKlips II 64GB

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 18 Feb 2018
Larger memory sticks are always useful if you need to transfer large files such as videos to various destinations, if these devices have the ability to work on what are otherwise conflicting operating systems then so much the better.

877584 PeAk II Trio 120B Grey lightening cablAdam Elements PeAK II Trio 120B

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 11 Feb 2018
This is a USB cable that has three possible connections at the other end. So if the options given match the connections needed by your devices then on your travels you only need to take this single ‘tri’ ended cable with you.

877378 OMNIA TA502 Adapter Dual USB Charging PortAdam Elements Omnia TA502

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 4 Feb 2018
I did not know what the Omnia meant so I asked Google and now I have at least a dozen choices, none seem relevant to this tool I am looking at from Adam Elements, first it’s a plug for the three main regions of the world which then accepts plugs from all over the world and for good measure has a couple of USB outlets built into its body.