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!

Were You Around?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 13, 2020
As the years pass, often faster than we may like, we take a journey through the various stages of life.

Protecting your data

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 11, 2020
Unlike more traditional insurance schemes, the use of a password can offer free protection insurance.

New Toys at Hamleys

Published in Misc by mfereday on Feb 4, 2020
When walking along London's Regent Street you might be distracted by Hamleys new window display.

Who is in Charge?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 14, 2020
For those who like being in charge, the results of a survey indicate some pointers.

Game Player Survey

Published in Misc by mfereday on Jan 9, 2020
Children and parents have different views regarding game and its role in life.

887499 Colgate ProClinical Whitening Rechargeable Electric ToothbrusBargain Buy Electric Toothbrush

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 31, 2019
Probably better known for its toothpaste, Colgate also produces a range of toothbrushes..

887238 Daroc Stereo SpeakeBudget Speakers

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 24, 2019
For under twenty pounds, this next product uses German technology to add speaker output to a computer.

887205 Charged UChargedUp Green Energy

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Dec 20, 2019
Mobile power is something in demand, did you charge your phone last night and even if you did will it last all day? Here is one solution that may get you out of a hole while out and about a charge station charge point, or you could just buy it all keep it with you, it has both iOS and Android connections built in.

Is it Genuine or Counterfeit?

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 17, 2019
"Real","Counterfeit"

Views of the Young

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 10, 2019
While banks expect us to trust them, does this trust extend to their security arrangements when payments are concerned.

Toys for Christmas

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 7, 2019
It is that time of year again when I need to make the trip from my Sound London base to the area Sherlock Holmes called home.

886658 spyro phone holdeHold the Phone!

Published in Misc by mfereday on Dec 3, 2019
Offering to look after your mobile phone when it is being charged is a purple dragon.

886413 3Doodler Create Plus 3D Printing Pe3Doodler create+

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Nov 25, 2019
This is a pen that allows you to make almost anything in 3D. The illustration on the side of the box can be made in a few minutes others will take a lot longer and maybe even require some artistic talent to create but the basic process is simple.

886336 Thonet and Vander Kurbis BT Bluetooth Bookshelf SpeakerBookshelf Speakers

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 21, 2019
While not a familiar brand to me, the Kurbis is a German speaker system.

886206 Kaspersky Internet SecuritAvoiding Stalkerware

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 14, 2019
Do you know where you are going or what you are planning to do? I only ask because somebody else might be privy to this information.

886205 pacum portal vacuum cleaneSaving Storage Space

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 12, 2019
Getting more clothes into a small space is made easier by the next product.

886171 Evoluent VerticalMouse A Stand-up Mouse

Published in Misc by mfereday on Nov 7, 2019
Is the use of a computer mouse causing pain, then the following might help.

886014 Pikachu Pokemon Light up FigurinTwo Pokémon Items

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Nov 1, 2019
First one of the smallest at less than 10cm tall which has either a looping light or a light always on inside the rabbit. Second one of the largest Pokémon items and certainly for the older child which has induction charging for your iPhone and also USB for those of us without ‘i’ devices.

Phishing Mac

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 29, 2019
Scammers are directing their efforts at the Mac community

885931 VONMAHLEN Allroundo Multi Charger CablVonmählen Allroundo

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Oct 25, 2019
A new name to me and without a visit to the Amazon Christmas event it would have probably stayed that way. This is a portable USB lead that has USB or USB ‘C’ on one end a coiled lead to fit into a small carry case and three different ends to make sure it has a fitment to suit whatever you need to charge, so wherever there is power so do you.

A Christmas List

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 24, 2019
Helping draw up a shopping list of toys is a top ten of offerings from Hamleys.

885910 Pokemon Eevee 3D Alarm and LamPokémon Lamp Alarm Clock

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Oct 23, 2019
This is ideal for a first alarm clock for a child; it can also act as a night light. Dependent on the child’s age it can be powered by ‘AAA’ batteries or USB. It also has a built in sensor so you can even check the room’s temperature.

885991 Goji True Wireless Rechargeable Bluetooth EarphoneWireless Earbuds

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 22, 2019
With its carry and charging facilities, this next product might suit your ear bud needs.

885894 brando Magnetic Ball ClocBrando Magnetic Ball Clock

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Oct 18, 2019
This is clock but it has no numerals and no hands, so before you shout ‘who has nicked the hands’ it never had any. This is a magnetic clock and ideal for the executive desk as it’s a clever piece of kit and certainly something that requires good light either natural or powered as this just works day after day with no external connections.

885908 MOFT Adjustable Height Folding Laptop StanMaking a Stand

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 17, 2019
If you work on a laptop and suffer from back problems, this product may help to ease the strain

885724 iFrogz Little Rockerz Wireless HeadphoneDinosaur Style Headphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 10, 2019
Turn your child into a dinosaur loving music fan.

885703 gogi noise canceling headphoneGoji PRO Headphones

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 1, 2019
When considering the purchase of a set of ear buds, Currys/PC World can offer a product with its own neck band.

Ransomeware Increases

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 26, 2019
Offering to look after YOUR money, criminals continue to increase their activities.

885596 PuroQuiet On Ear Active Noise Cancelling HeadphoneHeadphones for Children

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 24, 2019
I am sure that at some time or other you must have encountered a situation where your mobile device emits a warning to reduce the volume output level. This next product could help in this respect.
The Allroundo from German company Vonmählen is a USB charging cable kit that is pocketable and offers a useful way of connecting one’s Apple or Android phone or tablet to an appropriate power source.