Calling Time On VHS

Recycling or more accurately reusing old tech is something that always intrigues me. I still have way to many VHS (& Betamax) tapes that have as yet not been digitized. This VHS tape turned clock is one suggestion if you’re reasonably handy with making such things. Typically my own imagination is beyond my practical DIY abilities which…

eBook Reader Apathy

It seems like eBook readers have been ‘the next big thing’ for quite some time now but doubts still remain as to their current viability. Sony have recently refocussed their attempts to gain a foothold in the UK eBook market (is there one?) by revising their previous premium priced product with a slightly more affordable…

Combo Fridge, CD Player, iPod/MP3 Digital Radio

> I couldn’t resist this one as I’m a sucker for improbably combined gadgets. this one’s a combination mini fridge, CD Player, FM/AM radio (no DAB??) with the ability to hook up external speakers and including iPod and MP3 player connectivity, You know you’ve been waiting for this one. What, no bluetooth? Gadget-box via Popgadget…

Eco Kettle That Makes A 3 Second Cuppa

Yet another way to make a cup of tea. This slightly pricey but innovative kettle and water filter solution brings the water to near boiling point in around 3 seconds and claims to be eco friendly into the bargain. The makers, Tefal claim the new kettle will save an average household around £30 a year…