Cool Gadgets & Stuff

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5 great gadgets for Mother’s Day 2014

By Paul Lester,

This Sunday it’s Mother’s Day, so we thought we would recommend a selection of some interesting gadgets that you could give your mum to make her feel special! Headonizm Head Massager Perfect for: Stressed out mums It’s stressful being a… Read article

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Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove”: What the critics are saying

By Gabrielle Pickard,

“Of all the exciting, innovative products we’ve seen at CES this year, the Oculus Rift “Crystal Cove” prototype is unquestionably the best of the best,” Engadget, January 2014. When you consider the international CES is the biggest annual consumer electronics and… Read article

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Scalextric RCS – there’s an app for that…

By Paul Lester,

Surely one of the defining toys of its generation, Scalextric has modernised itself for the smartphone age with the new Scalextric RCS set, the first slot car Race Control System that allows you to wirelessly manage races through an app… Read article

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Onewheel, the self-balancing electric skateboard

By Gabrielle Pickard,

There were, by all accounts, plenty of innovative and interesting toys on display at this year’s CES. As attending technology journalists were busy scribbling down the wondrous worthies of the best innovations, one of the most saturated desks had to… Read article

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Video: Parrot unveil the MiniDrone at CES 2014

By Geoff Bowen,

Hovering gracefully in the air and undeterred by the throngs of journalists, the new MiniDrone from the folks at Parrot certainly stood out at the various evening shows at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The MiniDrone works on the… Read article

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Video: Orbotix announce Sphero 2B at CES 2014

By Geoff Bowen,

Whilst wondering around this year’s packed CES Unveiled, it was hard not to notice/trip-over the new Sphero 2B from the folks at Orbotix. The 2B is the latest addition to the company’s portfolio of connected, app-controlled, toys. Taking on a… Read article

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Tamagotchi is back and this time it’s social

By Ian Barker,

Do you remember the 1990s? The decade of Generation X, Cool Britannia, raves, grunge, dressing down, Baywatch, roller blades and Tamagotchi. Ah yes, Tamagotchi, the digital pet that first launched in Japan in 1996 and took Britain by storm the… Read article

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Stay merry by avoiding the “12 Scams of Christmas”

By Geoff Bowen,

With office parties, present buying and general merriment – ’tis the season to be jolly. However, with all the pressures and distractions of Christmas, it’s the time of year that cyber criminals like to strike. It’s also the time when… Read article

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Dyson announce Airblade dB hand dryer, now 50% quieter

By Shem Pennant,

Who doesn’t like dry hands? Dyson have been at the forefront of bathroom technology since the introduction of their iconic (and polarising) Airblade machines. Personally I’ve been waiting for James and co to unleash their version of Demolition Man’s “Three… Read article