Top 5 Cycling Gadgets

Cycling has been in the news a lot lately, with the trialling of Dutch-style segregated roundabouts appearing alongside less positive stories about fatal road accidents. However, technology is playing a big part in improving the lives of Britain’s cyclists, and this list of gadgets and apps will assist with everything from safety and maintenance through … Continue reading Top 5 Cycling Gadgets

SuperTooth HD Voice: Hands on the Wheel

On December 3, 2003, the UK government made it a criminal offence for motorists to drive a car whilst talking on a mobile phone. Since then no company has really come up with an inexpensive after-market solution that allows drivers to safely talk on their phone whilst driving. At the moment almost all-new cars sold … Continue reading SuperTooth HD Voice: Hands on the Wheel

Top 3 Christmas Gifts For Teenagers

Teenagers are notoriously difficult to please and none more so when it comes to Christmas presents! During this intensely difficult age teenagers are too old for toys, too young to appreciate the fineries of food, drink and home décor and are intent on adhering to the rules of ‘coolness’ that are set in the school … Continue reading Top 3 Christmas Gifts For Teenagers

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

Reduce energy bills and damage inflicted by power surges with Masterplug’s new surge protected range

Have you ever had an electrical appliance damaged by a power surge? If you have, you will know how intensely infuriating power surges can be, and if you haven’t, I’m sure can appreciate how intensely infuriating such an incident would be. If your house is anything like my house, you will have a mesh of … Continue reading Reduce energy bills and damage inflicted by power surges with Masterplug’s new surge protected range

Black Cat Fireworks ‘Pyro Pete’ app: Designed to deter accidents this bonfire night

Bonfire night is almost here and alongside it the launch of numerous safety campaigns designed to bring awareness on how to have a safe and happy bonfire night. Black Cat Fireworks, known primarily for selling top of the range, ultra-spectacular fireworks, has moved into the apps market, releasing its first ever app game for iPhones … Continue reading Black Cat Fireworks ‘Pyro Pete’ app: Designed to deter accidents this bonfire night

Etymotic AWARENESS headphone app: Making headphones safer

Now here’s a funny story. A friend of mine recently got into jogging but insisted that he needed his run to be accompanied with the music on his iPod. As he was happily running through a field with the lyrics of U2 helping him maintain his pace, he was blissfully unaware of the 5.2-hand horse … Continue reading Etymotic AWARENESS headphone app: Making headphones safer