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!

868601 Buffalo LS510D0301 EU LinkStation 51LinkStation LS510

Published in Misc by mfereday on 9 June 2016
As our personal storage needs increase, we need to look for a solution to offer easily accessible storage capacity. A NAS box could be the answer.

868494 shark proof LCD screen protectoBubble-free Protection

Published in Misc by mfereday on 4 June 2016
I’m for ever blowing bubbles could be the theme song when I am applying a screen protector.

868222 Nextbase 312GW Full 1080p HD In Car Dash CaEvidence of Accidents

Published in Misc by mfereday on 21 May 2016
According to recent research, 29 of the UK’s major insurers will now accept evidence from in-car cameras as part of an insurance claim. Some insurers, such as Swiftcover, even offer a discount on motor insurance premiums if you are using a recognised in-car dash camera.

868105 Logitech G610 Orion Brown Backlit Mechanical Gaming KeyboarLogitech G610 Orion Red

Published in Misc by mfereday on 12 May 2016
Whether playing to win or just for enjoyment, you need the appropriate tools in order to succeed in the competitive gaming arena.

868043 bullguarBullGuard Research

Published in Misc by mfereday on 10 May 2016
While many users have an anti-virus contract in place, they sometimes fail to protect their data in other ways.

867762 anywhere siAnywhere SIM

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 1 May 2016
I am sure we all know either first or second hand ‘hello, hello, hello then a range of expletives’ whichever phone company you use they all have ‘not spots’ so the Anywhere SIM allows you to make you call across three different major providers.

867834 amazon kindle oasiBuying from America

Published in Misc by mfereday on 23 Apr 2016
Offering to be your personal private shopper, your Big Apple Buddy claims to get the tech items you want.

867634 Lowepro DroneGuard BP 450 Backpack for Quadcopter DronDroneGuard BP 450AW

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 17 Apr 2016
Admittedly the box it came in was for two of them but even the plastic bag that this single backpack was packed was large, my first job was to put it on my kitchen scales, empty it weighs 2.81kilos. Next let’s see what items it can hold.

867366 lowepro streetline bp250 backpacLowepro StreetLine BP 250

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 4 Apr 2016
I do not get to see many quality backpacks and here is the second this year. This one is perhaps a little more normal than the recently reviewed item that for me would be the sort of item that might be used by the James Bond character.

867636 EMTEC T500 32GB iCobra USB/Lightning

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 3 Apr 2016
This is a slightly oversized 32GB USB stick large enough to be useful even for the largest videos. This however can also connect to those iOS devices so a good way to transfer files between the two operating systems without much hassle.

867367 Tech21 Evo Check Cover Case for Microsoft Lumia 95Case and or Shield from tech21

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 30 Mar 2016
While everyone talks about phone cases in most occasions these leave the screen vulnerable to damage, so you need protection for both the back and the front of your SmartPhone. I have recently looked at the Nokia ‘Microsoft’ Lumia 950 and here some protection for it.

867361 Numinous 1401 SMART City BackpacSmart City Pack 1401

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 27 Mar 2016
Certainly not what you would use for hiking or hill climbing this is a smart – part leather – unit that you might use to go for your office meeting or round and about in a city environment and not when crossing a muddy field scenario.

867412 varidesk pro plus 3Adjustable Height Working

Published in Misc by mfereday on 22 Mar 2016
Sitting in front of a computer, as I do, for many hours each day is, according to my doctor, not a particularly healthy way to carry on. I could point out that the doctor giving this advice always seems to be seated in front of a computer during my visits so is hardly following this given advice regarding health living. But of course this could be one of those situations that are based on “Do what I say, not what I do!”

867363 joby GripTight Bike Mount PRTwo Joby Items

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 20 Mar 2016
Joby are the name to think of for flexible grips. You wind it round any item to leave whatever you want held securely by a tripod screw but not all recent objects such as SmartPhones and even bicycles have tripod screws so they have designed mounts.

867023 mobile phone use   Digital Communicating

Published in Misc by mfereday on 17 Mar 2016
Growing up my friends were people I met on a regular basis but nowadays many people have friends they have never met.

867003 team vieweTeam Viewer 11

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 13 Mar 2016
The 11 should give a good clue to this not being a new product. Team Viewer has been around for a long time and is a method for someone with knowledge to help those with less knowledge to solve a problem remotely easily and quickly.

866966 mattel viewmaster virtual reality fronVirtual Environments

Published in Misc by mfereday on 10 Mar 2016
In my personal dim and distant past I can just about remember using a device called a stereoscope. To my young eyes it was a thing of wonder as it converted a pair of slightly different 2D photos into a 3D scene with depth. Now with digital images and computerised devices the younger generation look for something extra.

867025 kingston datatraveller 2000 USB flash storagKingston DataTraveler 2000

Published in Misc by mfereday on 8 Mar 2016
While Flash drives are extremely useful when transport data between systems, they can be lost. As a result this type of device does require layers of protection.

866968 ergotron workfit t DIY work bencTo Sit Or Stand

Published in Misc by mfereday on 1 Mar 2016
How much time do you spend sat in front of your computer? It does not matter whether you are playing games or carrying out more productive tasks. I suspect that in many cases your answer could well consist of a number of hours. I know that my answer would definitely be a number of hours.

866801 trackr bluetooth tracker devicTrackR.bravo

Published in Misc by mfereday on 27 Feb 2016
Inanimate objects, such as keys, smartphones and other small personal devices, are not meant to have a life of their own. These items are supposed to remain where you last placed them. But, as can often happen, the location where you are certain you left them is not the same as the position where the particular item is to be found when you need it to complete an important task. If, like me, you have encountered such as situation then you might be interested in this next product. Even more so

866799 Sandberg Thunderstorm Keyboard UA Decorated Keyboard

Published in Misc by mfereday on 25 Feb 2016
If you want to brighten up the appearance of your keyboard when gaming, then this next offering might appeal.

866725 noke smart padlocBig Heavy Padlock by Noke

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 21 Feb 2016
This is a padlock with no keyhole or number combination. According to instructions there are four ways to open it, but in case you forget the pattern you select then when you register you answer three different memorable questions for another way.

866373 Joby GripTight GorillaPod Stand for SmartphoneJoby & iKlips

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 14 Feb 2016
Both items in their own way hold things, the first could be a camera or phone and then you could wrap it round something. The second holds data and allows you to transfer it either to anything with a lightning connector on one end and a standard USB on the other.

866496 penclic k2 mini computer keyboarA Mini Keyboard

Published in Misc by mfereday on 13 Feb 2016
Adding to its range of computer desktop accessories, Penclic has released its K2 keyboard model.

866576 trackr bluetooth tracker devicA Multiple Remote Controller

Published in Misc by mfereday on 9 Feb 2016
How many remote controllers do you possess? In my case the number is well into double figures although only four are used on a regular basis.
If it sounds too good to be true I thought so to, so I tried it and I can confirm they are offering a range of services and the lowest level of data 200MB a month is FREE and you get both 200 minutes and 200 texts with it as well.

866327 Penclic Bluetooth MousA New Type of Mouse

Published in Misc by mfereday on 28 Jan 2016
While I have never felt comfortable using a track pad, much preferring a traditional mouse, I took up the challenge of checking out a new type of mouse pointing device.

866305 oreilly windows 10 the missing manuaWindows 10's missing manual

Published in Misc by adrianmorant on 23 Jan 2016
As Windows 10 is, in effect, a new operating system all users are on a steep learning curve. "Windows 10: the missing manual" from O'Reilly will be of major assistance to new PC users as well as to those who have upgraded from a previous version.

866145 tactus OmniWallet for iPhone Protection for Phone and Data

Published in Misc by paul_smart on 17 Jan 2016
First a real case for a phone not just the back but the screen as well and it also space for your credit and store cards. Second a well-made memory stick - it metal all round – and the company are sure enough to offer a five year warranty.

866168 Braun Series 3 3080 Mens Electric Foil ShaveWet & Dry Shaver

Published in Misc by mfereday on 16 Jan 2016
Even in my lifetime, the shaving implement has changed beyond all recognition. My grandfather used a cut-throat, my father a safety razor and I used a battery powered electric shaver.