Sometimes you need a little more than just a standard flashlight to help you out in the dark. Torches are all right, but they can be a little too, well focused in the illumination they supply. It’s their way or the highway. Which is why the R-PAL Personal Area Light is such a nifty gadget.Read More
Monthly Archives: October 2014
Safari TV iPad Stand – turn your iPad into beautifully recycled retro
There are a million iPad stands out there for a million different lifestyles but the Safari TV is a cute and nicely green eco way to add a little whimsy and fun to your everyday. What’s more it’s got heaps more style than you’ll find in most of these plastic and chrome alternatives you find on the market.Read More
Family Circle – a bit of charity rock cheer for this coming Thanksgiving?
My old chum Matt Malley, one of the co-founders of Counting Crows back in the day and a very fine person to boot, sends me notice that he and the legendary Jon Anderson of Yes! fame have come together to produce a lovely charity single for this fall season.Read More
Tzukuri – the first sunglasses which you can’t lose
Almost everyone has had that moment when they’ve managed to leave behind a perfect pair of sunglasses. On a chair, table, bus, taxi, club or grassy knoll. Sunglasses never ever seem to break, they just disappear. As if their time with you is over and they’re on to brighter horizons. We think it’s some kind of a conspiracy with odd socks, but that’s probably a story best left to another time. It’s more likely you just forgot them in a…Read More
HooToo TripMate Elite – a very cool tool for travelers to Internet hostile hotels [Review]
OK, seriously, what is the matter with hotels? Why on earth do they insist on making you jump through hoops and pay for Internet connections, don’t they realise it’s more important than clean towels most of the time. Well almost. Anyway, if you’re a traveler, we’ve found a product which should hopefully make your life a lot easier all round.Read More
SEYVR Phone Charging Wallet – why carry around a separate charger when you can have one in your wallet instead?
Do you carry around a wallet? A lot of guys do. Bet you also have a phone in your pocket too. With a battery that won’t last the whole day. Well now some design wonks have come up with a combination product which embeds a phone charger inside a wallet. It’s either brilliant, or completely stupid, and we’re not totally sure what yet.Read More
Suruk – keeping cab and rickshaw drivers honest, one meter at a time [Freeware]
This Indian based app has such a lot of cool stuff that we’d like to see offered in other countries that we just had to feature it. If you’ve ever traveled to the fair land of India, you’ll know how tricky it can be to travel around using a taxi or rickshaw. The problem is the opportunist drivers who think any tourist is ripe for exploitation and who will try their best to rip you off by taking the long…Read More
Hand Made Hard Drive Desk Clock – give new life to an old hard drive and flaunt your geek
There are probably huge landfills filled with old computer parts dotted across the globe, and let’s face it, most people probably have at least one old system stashed away somewhere. They’re one of those things that over time just lose their usefulness, eventually you have to scrap the whole thing and start over. But this Etsy shop is turning some of those old parts into useful household items. The Computer Hard Drive Desk Clock may not be able to run…Read More
ThermaCell Rechargeable Heated Insoles – happy feet in cold weather and not a penguin in sight
If you’re into outdoor winter activities or if you have leave your house when the temperature drops (you poor unfortunate souls) then cold feet can be the worst part of your day. ThermaCell Rechargeable Heated Insoles can help keep your feet warm even if you’re standing in a foot of snow.Read More
USB Armory – tiny open source computer is tiny
We like teeny computers. They’re so cool. All that processing power and storage and clever stuff crammed into a ridiculously small form factor? Who wouldn’t love them? This new product though, looks like it might take the cake. The USB Armory from Inverse Path is an open source hardware design that looks really interesting.Read More
Red Ferret Reminder – HP Pavilion 11 Hybrid Tablet Laptop Giveaway. It’s still up for grabs!
Hey folks, just a quick reminder that we’re now half way through our fabulous HP Pavilion 2-in-1 Tablet Laptop Giveaway, so if you’re thinking of joining in the fun, you’ve still got time. It’s very easy to enter, just follow the instructions on the giveaway page and you’re set. And why not? ENTER HERE Good luck!Read More
3D Cinemizer OLED by Carl Zeiss – wherever you go your cinema follows
Watching a movie on the go on your smartphone, tablet, or iPods is good but it doesn’t provide the same immersive experience of watching it in a cinema or even on your giant plasma TV. However, with a little bit of technology and quite bit of cash you can get the same experience on the go.Read More
Micro SD Card Covert Coin – this spy coin makes it super easy to steal a library
Let’s say you have something that you don’t want anyone else to see. Let’s say you have this information on a micro SD card and you need to secretly get it from point A to point B. Why you would need to do this if you’re not an actual Secret Service operative I don’t know, but there’s now a solution for your problem. The Micro SD Card Covert Coin lets you covertly move data as easily as lending someone a…Read More
Razor Crazy Cart XL – the ultimate electric drifting cart now gets a fun adult upgrade…whee..!
I’ve been seeing commercials for the Razor Crazy Cart and thinking, “Wow that looks like a lot of fun! Why do kids have all the best stuff?” Someone must have heard my silent complaints because they made the Razor Crazy Cart XL, the drifting machine for adults. Think of it like an electric go-cart that enjoys traveling sideways. A lot!Read More
Ferret posts this week
Here’s a quick round-up of Red Ferret posts from the past week for those who missed them. Enjoy.Read More