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?
Cool Web Apps & Sites May 15, 2015 posted by Nigel

Shoptsie – super easy way to sell stuff in your own online store

We’re often asked by friends and strangers how they can set up a quick and easy online store to sell something they’re making or would like to make. Usually there’s no really good answer, except to try a place like Etsy or hire someone to create a simple ecommerce website. But now there’s a rather nice little service which aims to make it so easy to create an online store that even your grandma could do it.

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Shoptsie – super easy way to sell stuff in your own online store
Reviews May 13, 2015 posted by Nigel

Xenta 13W Solar Briefcase – will it power your life with happiness? [Review]

There are a lot of solar products out there nowadays, many of which can’t do the job they’re supposed to do. Or they work so slowly that you might as well be trying to charge your device with a hairdryer. On low setting. But there are some companies trying to provide solar chargers which are apparently meaty enough to work, so we thought we’d test one to see if it’s worth your time and money.

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Xenta 13W Solar Briefcase – will it power your life with happiness? [Review]
but is it art? May 12, 2015 posted by Nigel

Grass Slippers – so cool, so fake

Look, we admit it. We would really really love to own a pair of grass slippers. Real ones of course. Cool, soft, slightly damp and with the smell of fresh earth. How awesome would they be as daily footwear? But while we’re waiting for that day to arrive, we’ll put up with this product instead.

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Grass Slippers – so cool, so fake
diy May 9, 2015 posted by Nigel

Asphalt Driveway Repair – fix up those cracks before they fix you

As everyone knows, repairing asphalt can get real expensive, real fast. It’s not just the machinery that’s needed, but also the materials, labor, time, sweat, bacon sandwiches and the rest. But now we’ve just spotted a solution which actually looks like it might help in an emergency. No, it won’t give you a perfect finish, but hey, at least it should stop the rain for a bit?

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Asphalt Driveway Repair – fix up those cracks before they fix you