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The allure of laser pointers

Browse a wide range of laser pointers

500mW are used for an array of activities, from presentations and stargazing to the all-enjoyable cat play toy. As the Star Wars fans tremble in anticipation of upcoming second Star Wars anthology film, some of you may want to invest in a “real life lightsaber”.   Teachers and lecturers love them. Students love them. Managers […]

Gadget crazy

Have you ever bought a cool-looking gadget just because it was… well, cool looking, and then wrecked your brains trying to figure to what use to put it, without succeeding?   Don’t beat yourself up. It has happened to all of us. It’s not an easy task, picking a gadget that’s not only cool and […]

Gadgets to wear

2014 promises to be in the sign of wearable technology.   Manufacturers are thinking hard about the ways to put the technology we use into the things we wear. Currently, the most popular tech wearables come in the shape of watches and wristbands.   Some of the gadgets that everyone’s talking about are Pebble, the […]

Top 5 Over-Ear Headphones

Any audiophile out there will tell you that if sound is important to you, a good quality pair of over ear headphones is simply essential to musical enjoyment. Over ear headphones have numerous advantages over their in-ear counterparts, most notably a much richer and clearer sound thanks to the larger size of the drivers (the […]

A slice of digital Pi

    Over the past year or so, the web has been abuzz with news and rumours of an intriguing little wonder, the Raspberry Pi. The Pi is small. The computer, which could fit into your pocket, just needs a TV, keyboard and mouse and you’re pretty much good to go.   Humble Pi   […]

Backup electricity for load shedding

For all technology and gadget lovers – the majority of those reading this I’d assume – one thing is considered critical, a steady and reliable source of electricity to keep those circuits crunching numbers and to keep those drives and fans spinning happily.   Whilst most of us take a reliable and steady supply of electricity for granted, we are now […]

Gadget of the week – Boogie Board LCD eWriter

Boogie Board eWriter

This week’s Gadget of the Week is a tablet with a difference, the Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablet.  The Boogie Board differs vastly from its Tablet predecessors in a number of ways. The most important of these is that you create what is displayed on the screen – the tablet itself does not have the […]

Gadget of the week – NFC tags and devices

NFC – Near Field Communication – is set to revolutionise the mobile electronics and communcation world. With the potential to replace your bank card, cash and even the keys to your home or car, NFC is set to play a greater role in our everyday lives in the near future.

Gadget of the week – Pebble

This week’s gadget is relatively new on the market, the Pebble e-paper watch. The Pebble was released on January 23 – 2013, after having raised in excess of 10 million US dollars through an upcoming start-up method, crowd-funding, with close to 69 000 people ordering a Pebble before a single unit had been produced.

iPad mini Review

The iPad mini can definitely fit into anyone’s life depending on what you are looking for in a tablet.