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!

880463 vodafone AVA Vodafone Service

Published in Misc by mfereday on Oct 9, 2018
Long-term illness should not deprive a child from a school-based education.

880338 Thumbs Up Original Stormtrooper Mini Bluetooth SpeakeStormtrooper Kit

Published in Misc by mfereday on Sep 25, 2018
Join the Empire with your camera snapping key-ring.

880029 Filofax eniTAB Small 360 Degree Tablet HoldeTablet Support

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 21, 2018
Leave your hands free for other tasks when using this Filofax kit.

879910 GOJI GO Activity TrackeTrack your Activity

Published in Misc by mfereday on Aug 16, 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 Aug 14, 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 Aug 7, 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 Jul 26, 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 Jul 17, 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 Jul 10, 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 Jul 3, 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 June 28, 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 June 19, 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 June 15, 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 June 14, 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 June 5, 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 May 29, 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 May 25, 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 May 24, 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 May 1, 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 Apr 18, 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 Apr 3, 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 Mar 25, 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 Mar 22, 2018
With its background in hard drives, WD has come up with a personal Cloud solution.

877984 vodafone v bag tracking devic‘V’ by Vodafone Alcatel MOVETRACK

Published in Misc by paul_smart on Mar 14, 2018
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 Mar 13, 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 Mar 10, 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 Feb 26, 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 Feb 25, 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 Feb 22, 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 Feb 20, 2018
Adding to its range of carry cases, STM has released its Saga model.