Author Archives: Nigel

Full Name: Nigel Powell Website:
Info: Nigel is the managing editor of the Red Ferret, as well as a freelance columnist for the Sunday Times newspaper in London. Loves tech and fancies himself as a bit of a futurist, but then don't we all?
Gadgets January 26, 2015 posted by Nigel

TuneBase FM – wireless transmitter lets you beam your music easily from phone to car [Review]

Most of us nowadays keep or stream our favorite music tracks using our smartphones, which is great for carrying around, but it can be a bit of a hassle if you want to play it back easily through your car stereo system. Most modern cars come with fancy connections, but if you’re rocking an older vehicle it can be tricky. Which is where a decent FM transmitter system can help.

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TuneBase FM – wireless transmitter lets you beam your music easily from phone to car [Review]
Gadgets January 21, 2015 posted by Nigel

Cheerson CX-30W quadcopter – budget price camera quad flies your smartphone or controller

Quadcopters are coming onto the market in waves now, from the ultra cheap to the very sophisticated premium priced models. Most are copycat products, but some try to offer something different. The thing we thought was interesting about the Cheerson CX-30W product is the fact that you can fly it using your smartphone or the included controller. Win-win.

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Cheerson CX-30W quadcopter – budget price camera quad flies your smartphone or controller
Fun & Games January 21, 2015 posted by Nigel

WowWee MiPosaur – hands on with WowWee’s new dancing dino robot [First Look]

We love robots. Who doesn’t? As long as they’re not tearing up the city we’re all for them. Especially when they’re cute and cuddly, and have enough smarts to play games with us. We’re actually looking forward to the day when we can have real looking robot dinosaurs roaming the hallways, it’s going to be fun. We think. In the meantime, the new smart toys will have to do instead.

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WowWee MiPosaur – hands on with WowWee’s new dancing dino robot [First Look]
Gadgets January 20, 2015 posted by Nigel

Velopresso – the pedal powered coffee trike

Mock the hipsters all you like, but they’re definitely full of interesting at times. Such as when they’re celebrating unusual, hipster type indulgences and coming up with all sorts of weird ways to enjoy them. Like coffee for instance. Who needs a standard boring espresso machine when you can use one of these instead?

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Velopresso – the pedal powered coffee trike