Words by our girl Rachel, she loves a good gadget!
This season has seen some amazing gadgets being released, and this month is no exception, our favourites at H&N Magazine are varied, they include mobile phone cases and grabtabs, cycling helmets, radiator robots, techy rucksacks, smart scales, headphones and in-ear earphones. Let’s check them out below.
Speck Mobile Phone Cases and Speck GrabTab
Speck is famed for products that are designed to make an impact, from phone cases to tablet covers and the GrabTab, they are renowned for quality, longevity, and are seriously stylish. Speck offer free shipping on all orders over £30, a lifetime warranty on selected lines, and a 30-day money back guarantee.
We’re into the iPhone cases, Samsung cases, and Huawei cases for mobiles at the moment, plus the fabulous GrabTab, which is a cool little accessory for your phone that allows you to watch videos comfortably.
Priced from £14.95 to £39.95 for the phone cases, and the GrabTab is priced at £6.45. www.speckproducts.co.uk
Morpher Flatfold™ Helmet
Morpher Flatfold™ is the game-changing folding bike and scooter helmet that every cyclist and e-scooter rider needs.
Morpher is the revolutionary multi-award winning folding bike helmet that conveniently folds flat in less than a second after use, is less than 7.1cm thick when folded, and easily slips into a bag.
Morpher helmets are fully safety certified (CPSC and CE1078) and are available in a range of stunning colours. Morpher has a clever fit system that makes it extremely comfortable, and a state of the art, easy to use, magnetic chin clasp, making Morpher an incredibly cool piece of kit that most importantly will help to keep your noggin protected when riding.
Priced at £109 from www.morpherhelmet.com
Radbot Radiator Robot
Radbot by Vestemi is a smart radiator thermostat that heats rooms individually and only when needed. It uses artificial intelligence, and by tracking natural light and human behaviour, it learns to turn your heating on and off as required.
Stats show that you can save around £180 (31%) on an annual dual fuel bill of £1200 by using 4-5 devices in the home, and best of all It’s easy to install yourself with no need for an app, internet connectivity or complex level programming.
Priced at £64.99 each or £195 for 4. www.edfenergy.com – search for RadBot or Smart radiator valve.
The perfect companion for the creative professional, this is a great all-round backpack with enough space for a 24-hour day/night away from home.
The Daypack has been designed for your 13″ MacBook Pro or Air, 15” Macbook Pro, or up to a 16.4” PC Laptop. This limited edition, colourful design of the Booq Daypack comes with a spacious 19-litre interior and a sleek, stylish look. Along with comfortable, contoured shoulder straps, practical compartments, and waterproof exterior, the Daypack is ideal for everyday use.
Our gadgets writer Rachel has been road-testing the Booq Daypack in luscious clay for a few days and she loves it, it fits her laptop, tablet, note pad & pens, plus water bottle, all her chargers (phone, laptop, tablet), and a few extras like her small cosmetics bag, and an overnight change of clothes. She’s going to be gutted to hand it back!
Priced at £75 each from www.amazon.co.uk, available in multiple colours including seafoam, black, blue and clay.
MyZone MZ-20 Scales
The MZ-20 is a super smart scale that upskills and rewards your efforts by keeping track of your data like weight, body fat, BMI, muscle mass and much more. With its sleek design, the MZ-20 is available in two colours and works directly with the Myzone app via Bluetooth, which means you can also use the scales even if you don’t currently have a Myzone tracker.
This is a great piece of kit for anyone who is trying to keep abreast of their overall health through charting weight or muscle mass.
Priced at £49.99 from www.myzone.org
Denon AH-D1200 Headphones
Take premium sound with you, wherever you go. The AH-D1200 draws on more than 50 years of Denon legacy in headphone engineering to provide a durable, artfully-designed headphone with high-resolution sound. Perfect for travel, the D1200’s not only come with a travel case and can be folded up for easy transport, the headphones are incredibly lightweight and feature ergonomic construction with over-ear memory foam earpads for comfort during extended use. Whether you want to unwind on your commute or focus on the task at hand, the AH-D1200 helps you listen comfortably for as long as you like.
Priced at £169 from www.denon.co.uk
RevoNext RX6-Sport Dual Driver In-Ear Earphones & Bluetooth Adaptor
Audio specialist RevoNext has released the RX6-Sport dual driver in-ear earphones and Bluetooth adaptor, designed to fit all existing RevoNext earphones and any other brands compatible with a two-pin cable. The RX6-Sport earphones feature one dynamic driver and one balanced armature to deliver a superior sound quality.
The RX6-Sport earphones are ergonomically designed with two types of ear hooks with three size options, as well as three sizes of silicon ear-tips for exceptional comfort and noise isolation whilst taking part in sports activities. Inside, the RX6-Sport feature RevoNext’s latest composite membrane acoustics with one dynamic driver and one balanced armature to pump out a powerful deep bass and balanced crisp highs to deliver an excellent, detailed listening experience.