Monthly Archives: February 2015

Gadgets February 28, 2015 posted by

Library Of Radio Classics – relive those nostalgic radio shows from the good ole days

All this HD, flat screen, 4K television nonsense is fine as far as it goes, but there’s no denying that the romance has gone out of broadcasting nowadays, along with those fine old wooden cabinets and burnished chrome. And when it comes to real olden goldie retro glory, there’s little to beat a rip roarin’ radio show. No high resolution necessary, just fine audio.

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Library Of Radio Classics – relive those nostalgic radio shows from the good ole days
Bizarre February 27, 2015 posted by

Nose Secret – the instant nose corrector that works?

Question. Should cosmetic gadgetry be outlawed as a matter of public safety? And if so, how far would you go, ban contact lenses too? Anyhoo, apparently there’s a constituency of people who feel aggrieved by the shape of their nose. Many seem to hail from the Asian continent, but it’s a global phenomenon, and there are lots of products catering to this dissatisfaction.

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Nose Secret – the instant nose corrector that works?
Gadgets February 27, 2015 posted by

iPassport – keep your identity safe with this RFID case

Wireless, contactless, touchless, whatever you want to call it, the new convenience tech is starting to take off in a big way. In London, contactless cards now account for around 100,000 transactions a day on London transport services, and they’re starting to really take off in stores with most stores now featuring ‘tap & pay’ terminals of one sort or another. But with the convenience, as with everything else, comes risk.

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iPassport – keep your identity safe with this RFID case
announcement February 27, 2015 posted by

Red Ferret Giveaway – Linx 8 Windows Tablet Computer – LAST 48 HOURS!!

Well that went quickly. Here we are noodling along and our first rocking giveaway of the year is almost at an end. Boo-hoo! But wait. There’s still some time left. Yes, you can still enter to win this awesome Linx 8 Tablet Computer, so put down that prawn wrap in your hand and click below before it’s too late. Remember if you don’t enter, you can’t win! CLICK HERE TO ENTER

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Red Ferret Giveaway – Linx 8 Windows Tablet Computer – LAST 48 HOURS!!
Gadgets February 26, 2015 posted by

Fujifilm Instax 210 – shoot and print camera brings instant gratification

So you thought the age of instant photo printing died along with the Polaroid name, did you? Hah! Over there in Japan it still lives, and what’s more it seems to be even flourishing in some bizarre way. Which is very cool. Maybe it’s the idea that you can deliver your keepsake of the moment to your friends and family without having to email or ‘share’ or whatever. Here you go, here’s a print out. Clean, fast. Immediate.

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Fujifilm Instax 210 – shoot and print camera brings instant gratification
Free Software February 26, 2015 posted by

Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]

We’ve talked about the very cool IFTTT (if this, then that) service before, with its cool mix of automated recipes which you can use to automate parts of your life. The idea is you can set up a recipe to, say, send an alert to your phone if snow is coming, based on a reading of the weather reports, and once the recipe is set up, it just runs automatically every day for you. Neat. Now the company is offering…

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Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]
Cool Web Apps & Sites February 26, 2015 posted by

Lopeca – hire a local guide and their camera phone for a remote vacation

One of the things we really take for granted is the fact that we are now connected over global distances with something we carry around with us all the time. No, not our car keys, we’re talking about the phone of course. What we haven’t done yet is explore exactly what that means to our lives, which is why this new online service is actually rather interesting.

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Lopeca – hire a local guide and their camera phone for a remote vacation
Fun & Games February 25, 2015 posted by

Signstek Sound Music Beat Activated Car Stickers – an equalizer for your car’s window

Sometimes when you’re in your car rocking out to a sick beat and you want people to know but you don’t want to be that guy with the bass all up driving down a street, what do you do? If you are that guy, stop being that guy, there’s a better way. The Signstek Sound Music Beat Activated Car Stickers helps you let the world know the party is in your ride.

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Signstek Sound Music Beat Activated Car Stickers – an equalizer for your car’s window
Gadgets February 24, 2015 posted by

THL 2015 – cool new budget 4G Android phone comes with fingerprint security and lots of Octa Power [Review]

There’s a brand new budget Android smartphone coming along at the beginning of next month, and it’s pretty fancy. Not only does it have full 4G/LTE built in, as well as dual SIM, dual Standby, but it’s one of the first of its type to feature fingerprint security as standard, which is something usually reserved for much more expensive handsets. And did we mention the price?

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THL 2015 – cool new budget 4G Android phone comes with fingerprint security and lots of Octa Power [Review]