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!

871855 picturekeeper connect phone backuPicture Keeper Connect

Published in Misc by mfereday on 7 Feb 2017
Flash drives can have multiple uses including providing a cross-platform backup service.

871735 Evo Tactical Extreme Edition CasiPhone 7 and 7 Plus Cases

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 5 Feb 2017
While lots of companies have a vast range of phones that they produce cases for the vast majority of cases produced by Tech21 are for the iPhone. Here I am looking at a detachable wallet case for the iPhone 7 and a brand new case for the iPhone 7 Plus.

871891 car canCar Cane Assistance

Published in Misc by mfereday on 2 Feb 2017
Rather than ask for assistance when getting out of a car, you could help yourself with the subject of this review.

871376 SecureTrek Laptop Overnight Roller SuitcasKensington Stab Proof Case

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 25 Jan 2017
This is a 17inch pull along case, it has four different zips that all join at one padlock point so unless someone steals the case the contents should be safe as unlike other such cases it is sold with the ‘stab proof’ banner so just add a tracker inside the case and unless it is totally destroyed you can locate it once stolen.

871379 LeapFrog Scouts Goodnight LighScout’s Goodnight Light

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 22 Jan 2017
Leap Frog a big name in toys for babies and young children bring out a nightlight that can help to remove the fear of the dark for youngsters. I reviewed a similar night light product a few months ago from Philips so what has this to offer.

871501 pny action chargeThe Action Charger

Published in Misc by mfereday on 17 Jan 2017
Offering to put power in your pocket is a device from PNY that can be used with smartphones, tablets and action camcorders.

871316 PNY 5200 mAh PowerPack Alu Digital Charcoal External RechargeablPortable PowerPack

Published in Misc by mfereday on 3 Jan 2017
Adding to its range of PowerPacks, PNY has introduced its AD5200 model.

871224 serif affinity designer workbooAffinity Designer Workbook

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 1 Jan 2017
I love manuals, and of course with most software been sold as downloads the best you get today is a PDF file which also needs to be downloaded. Serif software have been around for 29 years and they have recently produced Affinity Designer firstly for MAC and now for the PC, this is their workbook a heavy hard backed tome.

871204 PNY Magnet Car Vent Mount for SmartphoneIn-Car Phone Holder

Published in Misc by mfereday on 31 Dec 2016
With in-car phone use being upgraded regarding penalty points, this next product could be worth a purchase.

871203 iStorage datAshur Personal 2 USB 3 Flash DrivPIN Protected Flash Drive

Published in Misc by mfereday on 29 Dec 2016
While flash drives are useful for transporting data, they do run the risk of being lost or stolen. So the data they contain should be protected.

871003 360glasses Virtual Reality GlasseVirtual Reality Glasses

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 28 Dec 2016
When I asked to review this I assumed that it would arrive assembled, wrong. They state use by children 14 and above, OK. You need patience to assemble and above all follow the illustrations that form the vast proportion of the instructions.

871201 devolo Home Control StarteSecurity Components

Published in Misc by mfereday on 27 Dec 2016
Offering a variety of tools to protect your home is Devolo’s Home Security system.

871045 devolo Home Control StarteHome Control System

Published in Misc by mfereday on 13 Dec 2016
Do you control your home? Or does it control you? Devolo believes it can put you in the driving seat.

870978 Leef iBridge 3 Mobile Memory for iOS 16 GB BlacGifts for iPhone 7 Users

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 4 Dec 2016
Often finding suitable small gifts for members of the opposite sex is not easy, I mean friends but not those especially close to you. However if they use an iPhone I might have some suggestions that are also affordable options for Christmas gifts.

870721 netgear dm200 adsl routeVDSL / ADSL Modem

Published in Misc by mfereday on 24 Nov 2016
Offering to add VDSL / ADSL Internet connectivity to your router-based LAN set up is a NETGEAR modem.

870688 aldo national geographic telescopALDI National Geographic Telescope

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 23 Nov 2016
This is described as a telescope for both sun and moon observation. However as most will know you should NEVER look directly at the sun so this telescope tracks things via your SmartPhone attached to the side of the telescope.

870537 gyration 3300 air mouse voicA Multifunction Mouse

Published in Misc by mfereday on 15 Nov 2016
A computer mouse is just a computer mouse that has been designed to slide around a mouse mat as it controls the movement of your desktop cursor or so you might expect. But the reality can be somewhat different. A computer mouse can come in a variety of sizes, colours schemes, connectivity options and enhanced functionality. Standing apart from many brands of rodents is the Air Mouse® Voice device developed by Gyration, part of the SMK-Li

870095 Mathmos Neo Lava LamMathmos Neo Lava Lamp

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 13 Nov 2016
Lava Lamps were all the rage about two generations ago, this is a very similar thing in that there is a coloured liquid in the container and towards the base what looks like a layer of sparkly stuff which slowly turns into small craters and then it starts to rise.

870088 Waterproof Case Mpow Universal Durable Underwater Dry BaCherry Mouse & Waterproof Bag

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 6 Nov 2016
The first a rodent for those of us who still have a desktop system or those who just cannot get on with a trackpad on a notebook, the second something that arrived without notice a Waterproof Bag for your mobile phone from MPOW.

869857 Penclic Mini Wireless KeyboarPenclic Keyboard and Penclic Mouse

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 30 Oct 2016
However much desk space you have it seems never to enough, if you have a tower or mini tower you can probably move it under the desk, a lot of panels have a USB hub but that still leaves the problem of the keyboard and the mouse.

Ever Tried Bin Dipping?

Published in Misc by mfereday on 29 Oct 2016
Recycling unwanted goods can be big business for some people.

869905 Image result for Razor E300 Electric ScooteHalfords Christmas

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 2 Oct 2016
Unusually Halfords decided to hold their Christmas event not in July as everyone else does but at the end of September. While it was predominately bicycles, there was a range of items for motorists and a smattering of technology items.

869456 mu duo ush adaptoMu Duo & Wraps

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 12 Sep 2016
First a three pin plug that folds into something very small and has two 2.1A outputs on its back. Second a set of earbuds but far from being standard the excess cable wraps around the wrist available in a variety of colours and three different styles.

869532 Philips Disney Finding Nemo bedside lamA Light Projector

Published in Misc by mfereday on 10 Sep 2016
Providing comfort prior to sleep and a light show for entertainment is the next product.

869448 besiter eclipse The Eclipse 3

Published in Misc by mfereday on 1 Sep 2016
When it comes to keeping mobile devices, the choice of options is wide and includes the subject of this review.

869298 tile bluetooth trackeTracking Down Property

Published in Misc by mfereday on 23 Aug 2016
Now where are my car keys? I am sure I left them in a certain place but they are nowhere to be seen!

869301 mu duo ush adaptoA Folding Plug

Published in Misc by mfereday on 18 Aug 2016
Standard power plugs can tend to be a little on the bulky side which made Min-Kyo Choi stop and think.

869139 Garmin DriveAssist 50 Satellite NavigatioGarmin Driving Assistance

Published in Misc by mfereday on 4 Aug 2016
When taking a drive you can call on assistance from Garmin with products such as its Drive Assist 50 product.

869137 Skullcandy WTAP Grind On Ear Wireless HeadseA Bluetooth Headset

Published in Misc by mfereday on 30 Jul 2016
Offering to provide untethered access to your favourite music is a headset from SkullCandy.

869074 Sandberg Excellence PowerBank 300PowerBank 3000

Published in Misc by mfereday on 28 Jul 2016
Adding to the range of portable battery chargers currently available is this product from Sandberg