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!

A Power Adapter

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 21, 2021
When normality returns, and we can move about at will, the next product could be a useful aid.

890973 Shure MV5C Home Office MicrophonShure MV5C Microphone

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Jan 13, 2021
Since last spring most of us have discovered Zoom or other video streaming services. Those using it often find that while a built in camera on a notebook gives perfectly acceptable video sometimes the supplied pin hole microphone is not up to the standard required especially if the call is not just a meeting of friends but something more important then perhaps this offering from Shure can help.

891018 iStorage diskAshur MPortable Secure Data Transfer

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 12, 2021
Keeping your data safe and secure when transferring it between locations can be a worry. This next product could help.

Annoying Features

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 24, 2020
Loved by some, certain features can be annoying to others.

Air Purifier

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 22, 2020
Take a deep breather and breath in air that has been purified by this next device.

890895 Oral B Genius X with Artificial Intelligence Black Electric ToothbrusAdvanced Teeth Cleaning

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 17, 2020
If you are looking for a last-minute Christmas gift then this next product could help.

890756 house of gameThree Further Gift Ideas

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Dec 9, 2020
First a Book Light that is small and has choice of two settings it clips onto whatever you are reading and is small and flexible enough to fit into a pocket with ease. Second a game that unless you have been in a monastery or on top of very remote hillside for several years will be something you must have heard of, Richard Osman’s House of Games. Lastly a male Cologne in a tin and rather than it being liquid it is a gel so it will fit in a pocket for a quick freshen up while out and about.

890855 red nudge wrist banAvoid Face Touching

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 8, 2020
A nudge is as good as a wink when it comes to reminding you to carry out a task or maybe not to do it again.

890804 myfirst headphones BC wirelesHeadphones for the Young

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 2, 2020
Adding to their child-centric product line up, myFirst.tech has released a set of wireless headphones.

890737 TCP Smart Wi Fi LED Lightbulb Classic B22 Colour TuneablA Light of Many Colours

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 24, 2020
TCP. with more than 25 years of experience in the production of lighting products, has released its Smart Wi-Fi Multicoloured LED bulb.

In-Car Karaoke

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 17, 2020
While I enjoy listening to music when driving, I prefer somebody else, other than me, to provide the entertainment.

890379 KIKKERLAND iBed Lap DesFelt iBed Storage (Lap-Desk)

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Nov 11, 2020
While this is box that things can be stored in I do not think it describes it very well. Most will use it while sitting or lying in bed and it can support your Tablet at an angle and still leave you able to write or type on the top of the box without things moving around, it you like it’s a third hand.

Data Protection

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 10, 2020
iStorage continues to push the boundaries with regards to protecting mobile data.

890426 Marshall Major IV Foldable Bluetooth HeadphoneLong Playing Time Headphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 29, 2020
Time for some news about a set of headphones that promises extended play time.

890277 iris drawing compasDesk Items in BRASS

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Oct 26, 2020
Do you know someone who has everything and is therefore a nightmare to get presents for? I may have a solution especially if they work at a desk, a range of three basic items but made in high quality brass any of which would be a huge talking point. I am told that only two of the three are currently available and the third is a pre-production sample.

Sleep Will Come

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 22, 2020
While Lockdown has altered our normal pattern of living, this next product might help deliver a restful night of sleep.

890318 Wacom Intuos M Bluetooth Pen TableDrawing Tablets

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 15, 2020
Adding to your drawing skills are a couple of new offerings to the Wacom product catalogue.

Are You Working Comfortably?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 13, 2020
Could you hang on for a moment while I take a restful break from working on my reviews and reports?

Are You a Millionaire Spender?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 8, 2020
While the pandemic may not have increased your expenditure, have you figured out how much have you spent?

News from TCL

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 29, 2020
TCL, one of the world's best-selling consumer electronics brands and leading technology companies, made a number of announcements regarding new and forthcoming products at the IFA 2020 extravaganza. I have selected three of these announcements for this report.

890135 YubiKey 5CPortable Data Protection

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 24, 2020
Since I last took a look at a Yubico product, the company has made some changes to its line-up including this next offering

890082 NextBase 622GW Dash CaEvidence Gathering Device

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 15, 2020
Accidents can happen and a Dash Cam can provide evidence to help protect the innocent party.

890011 SanDisk Extreme Portable SSPortable SSD

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 8, 2020
When transferring data, SSD can offer a fast solution for carrying out this task.

889874 SanDisk 128 GB iXpand USB Flash Drive GSanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 3, 2020
Coming to the rescue of over-burdened iPhone/iPad devices is a data transfer tool.

889873 WD My Cloud Home Personal ClouMy Cloud Home

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 1, 2020
Keeping your data safe and secure is the task of this next product from Western Digital.

889825 HeatBank 9s Rechargeable Hand WarmeMultifunction Device

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 27, 2020
With a name that reminds me of a lighter, this next product combines two functions.

A Small Charger

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 22, 2020
If you are looking to simultaneously charge several devices then this news might be of interest.

889694 WD My Passport Ultra Portable Hard DrivA Computer Passport

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 20, 2020
While restrictions are being placed on passport travel, they do not apply to this offering from Western Digital.

889634 ultra dual drive usb type Data Transfer Tool

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 15, 2020
If your smartphone or tablet is running short on storage space then this next product could help.

889635 TP Link Tapo L510B Smart Light BulShine a Light

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 13, 2020
As part of turning your home into a smart residence, you could add a Tapo light.