North America is in the foul clutches of Superbowl Sunday: an orgy or consumerist messages interspersed with football. A visiting USAnian was regaling me with tales of a sideline man with giant orange gloves, whose sole job is to get the attention of the referee when it is time for more commercials.
Grandparents and gadgets don’t really go together, but this week on TVNZ Breakfast I took a look at few gadgets that might just fit the bill. Helpful or historical, these devices will come in handy for the age-challenged individuals in your life.
I’m not a crafter. In fact, if there is a direct opposite to a crafter, then mark me down for that category. Yet I can appreciate the gadgetry involved. I’ve made my love for sewing machines well known, and today I got the chance to check out some of the smaller trinkets involved in the [...]
I spent an enjoyable 10 minutes with Russell Brown nattering about CES, the 2010 gadget landscape, Apple’s impending flat computer, and what it all means for media.
Here’s a run-down of the camping gadgets we covered on TVNZ Breakfast this morning. Feel free to ask any questions or post comments, and check back later today for the video.
A week in the crazy life of a part-time technology reviewer. This one includes cars, boats, and MC Hammer.
Who doesn’t like radio controlled gadgets? With a controller in hand, you can become a racing driver, a helicopter pilot, or even a submariner; all in the comfort of your own lounge.
Here are the water, dust, and drop proof gadgets from TVNZ Breakfast this morning: Item: Vodafone XP3 Enduro Price:$799 (or cheaper with a plan) Rating: 3 / 5 Info: The XP3 can take anything you care to throw at it. Rated to Milspec 810F for dust, shocks and water, which in reality means you can [...]
There was a time when local, quality retailers like Airsail and RC Bandit were the only way to get hold of interesting radio control doohickeys. You still have that option, and if you’re looking for full-on RC gear, you’d be silly not to buy local. But when you can hit up sites like BudgetGadgets.com and [...]
I was on TVNZ Breakfast again this morning reviewing sewing machines. The approach I took was to review 3 machines from right across the spectrum: A brand-new Singer hand-cranked mechanical machine. Beautiful, if somewhat impractical. A nice mid-range electronic Janome 4900QC. The insane top-end Pfaff Creative Vision. Thirteen thousand dollars of sewing madness. You can [...]