Cool Gadgets & Stuff


IFA: Jabra’s Solemate and the Kanex MySpot

By Geoff Bowen,

We spend a lot of time at shows like IFA ‘pounding the beat’ and visiting as many booths as possible to find hidden gems – from both the industry’s big names as well as the lesser known players. Jabra Solemate… Read article


Top Ways To Rainproof Your Gadgets

By Kate Kemp,

The one problem with the smartest gadgets is that they’re still at risk if the weather’s not looking too clever. The latest pieces of kit can’t afford to be fair-weather technology and with autumn looming, we explore the rainy-day solutions… Read article


mophie duo and mini: Power for the 1%

By Shem Pennant,

I love shiny electronic devices, which is handy for a job reviewing shiny electronic devices. But they can be so demanding ,both on my attention span and on power levels. I’m often in rooms with people fretting over battery levels… Read article


Post Olympic 2012 Blues? Recommended Antidotes

By Kate Kemp,

With London 2012 in full swing and even the most stalwart couch potatoes managing to raise a cursory eyebrow at global citizens showcasing their triumphs of physical fitness, it’s all too easy to get immersed in the tidal wave of… Read article


Mi Train – release your inner train-spotter!

By Mark Pilkington,

An early contender for ‘The Most Useless Gadget of 2012’, the chaps at thumbsUp! have brought us the Mi Train Journey, a desktop simulation of, yes you guessed it, a train journey. Coming in the form of a replica train… Read article


Gear yourself up for a summer of camping

By Naomi Mackay,

If you want to get away from it all, take yourself off in a tent (or a camper or caravan if you prefer). Whether you’re off with the kids, heading to a music festival or just looking for the cheapest… Read article


Crosskase Solar 15: Take the power back (pack)

By Naomi Mackay,

We sometimes have a little snigger to ourselves when we read about solar gadgets – usually because we look outside the window and see that it’s raining again – but as the sun is shining as I write this, let… Read article