Givaudan iPerfumer App: Portable perfume recommendation engine

Latest Gadgets were invited to the launch of iPerfumer – a free iPhone recommendation engine for perfumes by Givaudan. Wondering what this could mean for Patrick Süskind novels, I headed down to speak with Sid Shah, Givaudan’s head of Internet Technology and Innovation. Apparently the disruptive power of the Internet – that has done so … Continue reading Givaudan iPerfumer App: Portable perfume recommendation engine

Garden gadgets roundup

Summer’s here, it’s time to get out in the garden and enjoy the sunshine (hopefully) while you can. But don’t leave your gadgets behind! We’ve found some great al fresco gear for the long hot summer ahead (yes, we are trying to be optimistic!). Anyone who’s tried to use matches to light the Barbie with … Continue reading Garden gadgets roundup

Latest Gadgets reviews the Beauty Steals App for the iPhone

The Beauty Steals App is your personal guide to getting beauty products at the best value as it is a jungle out there. The App comes from Jo Fairley and Sarah Stacey, the authors of the bestselling Beauty Bible series of books. If you need to know what the best bronzer is under £10 for … Continue reading Latest Gadgets reviews the Beauty Steals App for the iPhone

The sweet spot between iPhones and iPads: the Dell Streak?

Dell have announced the launch of their Streak tablet, a device which they promise will hit the ‘sweet spot’ between smartphones and larger tablets such as the long-awaited iPad, released today. There is of course a whole other debated required to see if such a ‘sweet spot’ exists in the first place; but regardless, the … Continue reading The sweet spot between iPhones and iPads: the Dell Streak?

Risk-free new hairstyles with ‘Hair-Pod’ iPhone app

What’s the best way to get over a broken heart? Once tears and anger are out of the way, the tried and tested method is to get yourself dolled up and out there again. It’s a common theory that a new look will boost confidence and put that smile back on your face, but changing … Continue reading Risk-free new hairstyles with ‘Hair-Pod’ iPhone app

In bloom – Bang & Olufsen’s BeoLab 11 subwoofer

Danish manufacturer of high end home entertainment systems have released what is possibly the most interesting looking subwoofer so far. Winning a race that no one else was running, the new BeoLab 11 has the usual high end sound quality that you would expect from Bang & Olufsen and it is both full active and … Continue reading In bloom – Bang & Olufsen’s BeoLab 11 subwoofer

Feeling flabby? Swap miCouch for Adidas miCoach

If your quest for New Year fitness has already taken a nosedive, Adidas has launched just the gadget to get your training back on track. miCoach is an interactive personal trainer which measures heart rate, pace, distance and stride and tells you when to speed up or slow down (safe to say the latter option … Continue reading Feeling flabby? Swap miCouch for Adidas miCoach