Archive for the ‘Gadgets’ Category

Proporta DVD/Netbook Case Reviewed

Monday, June 15th, 2009

I’ve thus far resisted the temptation to pick up a portable DVD player favoring, instead, a humble, hand-holdable PMP to pacify a bored, car-bound baby. I picked up the Proporta DVD/Netbook case after seeing it in the results for Samsung NC10 cases, alas it doesn’t actually fit the Samsung NC10 nor any other 10″ Netbook […]

Proporta Limited Edition Leather Memory Wallet

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Proporta! You sly old dogs, your sly little attempts to appeal to the geek crowd don’t slip us by. You can slip an SD card into a perfectly ordinary wallet, you know… that said, it’ll probably get lost/stuck in the credit-card sized pockets and forgotten about for years to come. If you’re rocking a Tapwave […]

Proporta Protective Laptop Bag

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Every budding gadgeteer needs a good Gadget bag, the hallmarks of which are an extensive array of pockets, padding, portholes for headphones and a great deal of flexibility allowing it to carry everything from medium-sized laptops, to netbooks, mobile phones, PDAs, portable and/or full-sized games consoles and more. The Proporta Protective Laptop Bag goes a […]

Garmin Oregon 300

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Following my initial coverage of the device I held onto the Garmin Oregon 300 for several months, one of which was spent in Mauritius, an absolutely perfect opportunity for putting it through its paces. It’s fair to say that, lack of official maps of Mauritius aside, the Orgeon 300 passed with flying colours and proved […]

“Piggy 6” HomePlug Power Strip

Monday, April 6th, 2009

The curiously named Piggy 6 comes complete with a matching curious appearance, but is perhaps the single most must-have HomePlug-enabled product currently on the market.

Swann PenCam DVR

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Swann, makers of security monitoring solutions and IT peripherals have a product in their range of home/small business security devices that might interest those of you with a need for discrete and covert espionage. The PenCam DVR offers video and audio recording capability, neatly tucked away within the workings of a slightly chunky ballpoint pen. […]

Proporta Gadget Bag Reviewed

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Every now and then you need some extensive on the road entertainment and might want to carry a PSP, DS, portable media player, camera, GPS, and a wealth of other gadgets on your person. You can tuck them haphazardly into a laptop bag, shoulder bag, carrier bag or a burlap sack but all of those […]

Gadgets for Xmas

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Sandberg CobraSet If you or a special someone is looking for a great value headset either for gaming, chatting or just listening to music on your computer then look no further than the Sandberg CobraSet. The light yet sturdy frame houses two circumaural headphones and a flexible microphone, it sits comfortably on the head for […]

Gadgets for Xmas

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

The dark, cold nights are settling in and the number of shopping days left until December 25th grows smaller. If you’re unsure of what to get the gadget-lover in your household then why not take a look at these: Sandberg Wireless Touchpad Keyboard If you have a media centre pc or are just looking for […]

Microsoft Xmas Showcase 2008

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

You may, or may not, have noticed that we’re getting fairly close to that most wonderful time of the year, when radio stations start playing Mistletoe & Wine, scarf and gloves become a daily necessity and mince pies are back on the supermarket shelves. It’s also a time of the year where a fiercely drawn […]