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 November 26, 2014 posted by Nigel

EHEAR E2 – a Bluetooth wireless headset and action camera in one [Review]

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes a product that makes you go, hmmm. This new EHEAR E2 Bluetooth Headset & Action Camera is one such product. It’s actually a very clever idea. Take a standard wireless headset which you can use with your phone to pick up and make calls, and integrate a camera so you can also take videos as you travel around. Makes sense.

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EHEAR E2 – a Bluetooth wireless headset and action camera in one [Review]
Gadgets November 26, 2014 posted by Nigel

Lettermate – at last a cure for awful handwriting on envelopes

There are certain people who should never be allowed anywhere near a pen and paper. Yes we’re looking at you Mr and Mrs GP doctor people. And others. These folk seem to have a pathological problem with writing clearly (just check out the average prescription note next time), but there are also others who simply can’t write straight. Probably genetic. Now help is at hand.

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Lettermate – at last a cure for awful handwriting on envelopes
Cool Web Apps & Sites November 25, 2014 posted by Nigel

InvoiceToMe – simple free invoice generator lets you produce professional looking invoices in a snap

Now here’s a beautifully simple and yet useful idea. The InvoiceToMe online invoice generator, lets anyone create free professional looking invoices in a trice. You don’t save anything at the end, all you do after you’ve entered your information is press the PDF button to produce a ready to print and send document. Very clever. But there’s more.

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InvoiceToMe – simple free invoice generator lets you produce professional looking invoices in a snap
Gadgets November 24, 2014 posted by Nigel

Whistle Creek Sardine Can Survival Kit – the lifesaver in a tin

You never know when you’re going to need help in an emergency. Disaster could strike on that innocent fishing trip with Aunt Maude, or during a simple trip down to the stores for some more egg custard. But you don’t have to be unprepared, peeps, oh no. Now you can carry around a little kit of essentials to give you Boy Scout super powers in an instant.

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Whistle Creek Sardine Can Survival Kit – the lifesaver in a tin
Eco Friendly November 22, 2014 posted by Nigel

VELLO bikes – the small bike with big ambitions

Bikes are great for city transportation. Most cities are embracing their bikers and providing safe conditions, and riding a bike is one of the few things that remain awesome from your childhood. The problem with bikes in cities is space. The VELLO bike is out to solve this problem by offering improved space saving qualities.

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VELLO bikes – the small bike with big ambitions
opinion piece November 14, 2014 posted by Nigel

TomTom GPS App For Android FAIL – offline navigation app that is supposed to work offline does not: DO NOT BUY THIS APP

TomTom, one of the biggest GPS navigation software and hardware suppliers in the world, has a big problem. And it’s one they’re pretending doesn’t exist. The company supplies a range of apps on all platforms and dedicated devices, but the one in question is the Android app which is available at a range of significant prices, we’re talking around $35 and upwards. The problem is the app is not offline as the company claims, it actually needs an internet connection…

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TomTom GPS App For Android FAIL – offline navigation app that is supposed to work offline does not: DO NOT BUY THIS APP
Free Software November 14, 2014 posted by Nigel

Thrivetracker – free app helps you track and improve your moods [Freeware]

They say that knowledge is the first step to wisdom, so anything that can help us improve has got to be a good thing, right? Especially when it has to do with how we feel and how we’re getting on with our lives. Now there’s a free app which promises to help us understand more about what makes us tick, and so help us optimize our lives in different ways.

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Thrivetracker – free app helps you track and improve your moods [Freeware]
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