Top 5 Ingenious Bathroom Gadgets

We all spend a varying proportion of our time in the bathroom, be it for nature’s necessities, taking a long relaxing shower or pruning ourselves for a night out. If you are of the inclination to spend perhaps a little more time in the bathroom than really required, you’ll be pleased to be informed about … Continue reading Top 5 Ingenious Bathroom Gadgets

Top 5 Running Gadgets

It’s that time of year again. The sun is beginning to shine, the days are getting longer and everyone is proudly plastering social media channels with details on precisely how many miles they’ve run. But wait; there’s plenty more potential to running gadgets than showing off the distance you’ve wheezed your way around the local … Continue reading Top 5 Running Gadgets

Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband Activity Tracker

It’s widely accepted that our sedentary lifestyles are killing us, which has helped the explosion in activity tracking devices. It’s very easy to let a whole day go by doing very little. Lots of people are apparently caught in the trap of equating exercise solely with going to the gym, which they don’t have time … Continue reading Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband Activity Tracker

Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

I live alongside a canal, which is a prime running route and these past few days I’ve seen an exponential increase in people giving jogging a go, determined to “finally fit into those jeans”, or some other long-held dream. The numbers gradually dwindle over the month and by early March I can once again walk … Continue reading Top Fitness Gadgets for 2013

FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging

Keeping in shape is hard work and technology has always been around to ease the transition from amorphous blob into chiseled Greek statue. Unfortunately people are lazy and when you’ve already put so much effort into actually heading to the gym/jogging/pumping iron the last thing you want to do is be carefully noting what you’ve … Continue reading FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging

RadAngel portable radiation detector: A prudent gadget in a world of environmental instability

RadAngel, a personal portable radiation detector…. Hmm I can’t really see this new gadget reaching widespread appeal, although with the Fukushima operator admitting earlier this year that radiation levels from nuclear power plant have been continuing to rise since the disaster of 2011 and the International Atomic Agency (IAEA) reporting that radioactive iodine has been … Continue reading RadAngel portable radiation detector: A prudent gadget in a world of environmental instability