As energy costs proceed in one direction only, it is fair to say that any new invention that can serve its purpose and use less power, has to be a darn good idea. Tesco may assure us that ‘every little helps,’ but if everyone in the world relied permanently on the following new gadgets, it … Continue reading 5 Interesting Energy Saving Gadgets for 2013
There are two types of conservationist: ones in favour of the planet, the other in favour of their pocket. The Saveometer electricity and gas monitor is – perhaps unsurprisingly – aimed at the latter. This is our third power monitor at Latest Gadgets – the OWL is currently perched atop of mantlepiece, while CurrentCost has … Continue reading Saveometer power monitor review
It is quite clear that the team at Logitech take their environmental responsibilities seriously, as in recent months they have been working on a revolutionary new solar powered keyboard. The elegant Logitech K750 keyboard is almost one third of an inch thick and comes in a smart black design. No detail has been spared on … Continue reading First look: Logitech K750, the wireless solar-powered keyboard
The week in gadgets. The almost ubiquitous iPhone, has an almost ubiquitous tag line. “there’s an app for that.” Any the burgeoning App store means that there an app for almost everything – even the truly ridiculous. Another watchword for ubiquity, in the UK at least is Tesco and the two have joined forces to … Continue reading TWIG: Tesco barcode scanner, easyroommate iPhone app, thinksound TS02
Have you ever wondered about how much electricity you’re using? No? Well, you should. Because if you use too much, you’re killing the planet and stealing from your children. Don’t have children? Your stealing from your family’s children. Live a solitary, lone existence and hate everyone? Well, okay – this probably isn’t the gadget for … Continue reading OWL wireless electricity monitor review
At first I was sceptical – how could a manufactured piece of plastic that plugs into my electricity supply actually reduce my carbon footprint? Once I plugged in the Current Cost Envi electricity monitor, however, my mature scepticism mutated into a boyish excitement. In an effort to reduce my energy usage, I had entered into … Continue reading Current cost power monitor: Making you green with Envi
Gadgets are generally not known for their eco credentials, with many coming across as beautiful but evil pieces of technology designed to seduce the human race into eliminating the earth’s natural resources. However, every now and then something comes along that is a little kinder to the planet but still manages to function well and … Continue reading Solar-powered Puma Phone pouncing into shops
Love Food Hate Waste Did you know the average household in Scotland throws away £430 worth of food a year? That’s almost enough to buy an iPad with! So, whether you’re appalled at food waste, or just on an economy drive, the free app from the Scottish Love Food Hate Waste campaign is worth downloading … Continue reading 5 free iPhone apps for a greener life!