At one time or another most of us have carried around a bunch of important, private data on a flash drive. Even if it’s only the reports on our probation visits. The problem is you can easily lose these little USB drives, which makes for a scary scenario. Sure we could invest in a dedicated secure USB dongle, but they’re expensive. Which makes this 3 Digit Flash Drive Lock a rather interesting alternative.Read More
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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?
Have you every had an urge to climb a tree, but shied off because of the risks? Yeah, we feel you. But trees are awesome and there’s definitely something exciting and exotic about rustling around at the top of one in amongst all the leaves and branches. If only there was a way to get this kind of experience without the hassle. Well now there is.
Every day we spend time and money ensuring that our bodies are as clean and sterile as possible, using soaps, shampoos and a variety of products designed to keep us fragrant. But could that regime actually be harming us in some fundamental way? The folks at Mother Dirt think so. Which is why they’ve created a range of products which are designed to restore what they call ‘happy bacteria’ to our lives.
Ecoduna – revolutionary new micro algae technology turns waste into nutritious super food [Special Report]
According to the United Nations, malnutrition is the largest single contributor to disease in the world. Even those of us who live in the 21st century modern developed world, can suffer from ‘lifestyle malnutrition’; through a lack of vital nutrients, especially if we eat badly, or rely too much on fast food and processed produce. But now there may be an answer on the way, thanks to some ingenious technology from a small Austrian company.
Having an action cam is all well and good, but the problem is making sure it’s attached in the best place to capture great video. Most cameras nowadays come with standard helmet mounts, and maybe even sticky pads and clamps if you’re lucky, but that still leaves a lot of options open. Like your body. So step up this new Dazzne 8 in 1 GoPro & Action Cam Kit.
So what do you give the child that has everything? Nope, not a badger skinned iPad, or a Petulant Selfie Starter Kit. What you do is rush out and buy one of these Mini Monster Truck things, because nothing says I love you more than 40 inch tires. Pinch me someone I’m dreaming.
The world’s not short of Android TV boxes, that’s for sure, but for the most part they follow a pretty standard pattern. They’re grey/black rectangular boxes, with standard Android user interfaces and that’s that. The Zidoo products however try to be a little different. They tend to try and jazz up the interface software so you get an easier time navigating the system. This new Zidoo X1 budget box is another in this genre.
Dogs are definitely the best friend we’ve got. We know that for a fact because the crows told us. But they can have a little difficulty understanding exactly what we want sometimes, which is why there are a ton of tools out there to help with training and obedience. This Treat & Train product looks like a simple but effective way to help with the task.
Car DVR cameras are definitely not a new thing. They’re very popular in countries with dodgy drivers – ahem … Russia …cough – and we’ve featured them in review before. But what is getting interesting are the advanced features they’re starting to add to these cameras, to give them more driver value in more ways than just video and GPS. We recently got our hands on a new model, the Dome GS98C Car DVR Camera, and came away very impressed.
Straight from the ‘what on earth’ school of marketing comes a new mobile phone which strips away all smartphone features and yet has a ridiculously high price tag. The Punkt MP01 is a base bare bones phone which sports a 2 inch LCD, 2G GSM calling and texting and a loudspeaker. Oh and a contact address book. Wow! Awesome right?
The recent furore over the Volkswagen group diesel fraud hasn’t removed the fact that the German group has been doing some solid work on hybrid and low MPG technology in general, as we’ve seen from our reviews of recent Golf products. The cars we’ve looked at, including the all electric and hybrid Golfs, provide practical efficient motoring at a reasonable price, and so it is with this new hybrid from Audi.
OK, so you’re desperate, you’ve tried everything but nothing works. The noise is unbearable, the neighbors are complaining and your dog has taken to sleeping in the basement. What to do? Well there’s no shortage of tools available to help with big time snorers, but this is the first time we’ve seen something so blindingly obvious. Behold sufferers (and partners!), for we present the Anti Snore Sleep Belt.
The horrendous stink kicked up by the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal is starting to throw up a lot of other very unsavory facts as well. The admission that people in the industry have known about the problem for a while, and that other car makers may be conducting a similar deception with their models is unbelievable. But one of the most appalling facts to emerge is the revelation that the world’s car makers are routinely gaming the fuel economy numbers…
Apparently there are millions of you out there who’re scared of spiders. Arachnophobes! We have to confess we’re rather amused by this, since we’ve never had any fear of those cute little eight legged … aaargh, get it off, GET. IT. OFF!! Right, where were we? So, for all those of us you, who may feel uneasy or worse around the little critters, here’s a new product which should make it easier for you to survive extended periods in your…
Goodness knows it’s hard enough to wake up on the best of days, let alone the dark dismal ones we face each winter. Perhaps that’s the reason why there are so many different types of alarm clock on the market, each trying to help with man’s oldest problem. How to get up in time for the day’s mammoth hunt? But this new product looks like an interesting solution.