Category: Gadgets

Dooney & Bourke limited edition portable reader

Dooney & Bourke limited edition portable reader

This limited  edition Sony portable reader with custom leather case allows people to read digitally whilst on the move.   It is very lightweight and compact, so great for travelling, and comes with  software that allows you to browse thousands of electronic book titles from the Connect™ eBookstore. Purchase one for $499 before 12th February […]

Apple iPhone

Apple iPhone

The Apple iPhone will be out in June! This mobile phone weighs 4.6-ounces and is just 11.6mm thick, with a 3.5-inch (480×320) touchscreen display. It includes a 2 megapixel camera and  an incredible 4-8GB of storage. It will use the OS X operating system and support various programs and browsers, as well as iTunes.  The […]

Solar-powered laptop case

Solar-powered laptop case

The idea of a solar powered laptop case was unveiled at Las Vegas’ CES (Consumer Electronics Show) in 2006.   And now that vision has become a reality, thanks to Eclipe Solar Gear. They have come up with a hardcase that can charge laptops and other items, so long as there’s plenty of sunshine of […]

Swissmemory USB Drive from Bonfort

Swissmemory USB Drive from Bonfort

The Swiss company Bonfort has teamed up with Victorinox to come up with the Swissmemory USB Drive. These exquisite,  limited edition 1 GB memory sticks come in yellow or white gold and are covered in over 600 brilliant-cut diamonds and finished to the highest level of quality.

Blackberry Pearl

Blackberry Pearl

The new Blackberry Pearl from T-Mobile is the successor to the enormously popular Blackberry 7100 which owed much of its success to its high-speed remote email access. Lighter than a RAZR, this new breed of phone is one of the slimmest and sleekest you’re likely to come across. Those  upgrading might  be fearful of the […]

Day-for-Night dress

Day-for-Night dress

Looking for a dress for all occasions?   This may not quite be what you had in mind, but it’s interesting nonetheless! Designed by Despina Papadopoulos of Studio 5050  as a hommage to Paco Rabanne, the Day-for-Night dress is perhaps more a celebration of eletroncic beauty than fashion. It has the ability to lengthen or […]

Rechargeable batteries without your usual recharger

Rechargeable batteries without your usual recharger

There’s a lot of USB gadgets out there but this has to be one of the most useful I’ve noticed for a while.   The USBCELL batteries are rechargable AA NiMH 1.2v 1300mah batteries that can be recharged via the USB port on your computer.  Unfortunately they take 5 hours to reach a 90% charge […]

World's most expensive MP3 player

World’s most expensive MP3 player

The 1GB TrekStor i.Beat organix Gold MP3 Player is the world’s most expensive MP3 player, cast in 750 gold (18 karat) with 63 diamonds (one-karat). The player is also embellished with a small chain that includes aquamarine gems. Jewelers Wenthe in Mannheim/Germany put over 100 hours of painstaking handiwork into the exquisite gadget. Available from […]

Never lose keys in the water again!

Never lose keys in the water again!

Ever made the awful mistake of dropping your keys overboard?   If the answer’s “yes”, then maybe the Key Buoy will be of interest to you. This simple device from Davis Marine Europe carries your keys to the surface in the event of them falling in water, and they are easily identifiable courtesy of a […]

The Connect from Nixon

The Connect from Nixon

A new watch from Nixon is ideal for the frequent traveller. The Connect, which retails for $170, can display the time for 37 cities and allows you to choose your five favourites for easy access.  Whether you’re on business in London, sightseeing in Paris, or trying your hand at a Vegas casino, you’ll never be […]

Portable GPS for hotel guests

Portable GPS for hotel guests

The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is the latest luxury hotel to follow the growing trend of providing their guests with portable GPSs.   It’s already done in the US by the Rosewood Hotel Group (that’s New York’s The Carlyle, Dallas’ The Mansion on Turtle Creek and Hotel Crescent Court) who provide  Garmin’s iQue M3 device. Times are […]

MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album

MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album

This ultra-portable TFT digital image display allows you to take treasured moments with you wherever you go. The compact MAGPIX Pocket Photo Album weighs just 2.2 ounces and fits easily into the palm of your hand or in a pocket. Built-in Flash memory allows you to store multiple pictures and there’s a memory card slot […]

The Beerbelly

The Beerbelly

Not only will The Beerbelly help you look the part at baseball games and the like, it’ll also help you to keep hydrated. This removable spare tyre sits underneath your clothing, and is made with a neoprene holster and a polyurethane bladder that holds up to 80 fluid ounces, along with a tube for dispensing.

Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo

Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo

The Altec Lansing inMotion IM3C Portable Audio System for iPod and iPod Photo allows you to play your iPod through a portable speaker system. Just put your iPod in the dock, then press play. It’s that easy. The revolutionary MaxxBass technology creates quality bass without a subwoofer, and the built-in docking station provides the same […]

StashCard

StashCard

If you have a laptop, the chances are that you don’t use the PC card slot. Well, now you can use that empty space for something practical  yet unrelated to the performance of your machine. With the StashCard from Wireless Garden, you can use it to store small items such as memory cards, stamps, keys […]

Freestyle Audio Fusion Amp

Freestyle Audio Fusion Amp

Personally, I’m not a big fan of listening to music when I’m enjoying a particular activity, but I’m at least aware that the same is  not true  for everyone. For those that like to listen to music when they swim, surf, snowboard or whatever, then Freestyle Audio‘s Fusion Amp could be just the ticket. This […]