Lifestyle Gadget Blog - Part 21


Mobile Phone Insurance Benefits

Published by on October 12, 2013 under Mobile

Mobile Phone Insurance BenefitsThese days, more and more companies offering mobile phone insurance are rising and I’m sure you can see their advertisements in many places on the web. If at first I didn’t feel comfortable with the idea of paying extra money on this type of insurance, I had the chance to read more about these offers and now I’m thinking that I might go for it in the near future. Read more


ShaveTech Portable USB Razor Hands-on Review

Published by on October 12, 2013 under Reviews

ShaveTech Portable USB Razor Hands on Review 1 (6)

The pocket gadget I’m reviewing today proved that a stylish and slim design doesn’t have to compromise performance. ShaveTech is a portable electric razor that charges via USB and is more powerful and precise than many razors from popular brands. I was surprised to see how quick and precise it cuts the beard. You could say that ShaveTech represents the latest standard in shaving because it’s smaller than a smartphone, which allows you to keep it inside a bag or pocket and use it anywhere. You can recharge the built-in Lithium Polymer battery from a laptop, via USB, or using an USB AC adapter. Read more


STK PowerCard 400mAh Power Bank Hands-on Review

Published by on October 10, 2013 under Reviews

STK PowerCard 400mAh Power Bank Hands on Review (5)

Coming in a slim design, at the size of a credit card, the STK PowerCard is an emergency charger compatible with any handset featuring microUSB charging port. You can use it to provide extra hours of standby to your smartphone when the battery is almost drained and you don’t have where to recharge it, such as while out, camping. Besides working as an external battery, the gadget has two other functions – powerful mini LED torch and microUSB cable. Read more


Some Thoughts on Scooters

Published by on October 10, 2013 under Cars

Some Thoughts on ScootersWhat I like about scooters is the low profile, the comfortable seat and the lower level of noise produced while riding, when compared to motorcycles. Men love motorcycles because they inspire power and strength, while scooters can be ridden by anyone, men or women, almost anywhere, at lower speeds. I think it’s a great vehicle for riding through the city and for going to shopping, do errands or to work. Read more


What Gadget Insurance is About

Published by on October 10, 2013 under Mobile

What Gadget Insurance is AboutEvery time I saw offers regarding gadget insurance I asked myself if I could really benefit from it or it’s just another marketing strategy that makes you pay a small amount per month without ever needing this insurance. I did a short research in this matter and I can say it’s an interesting subject, especially because it makes you think that all your important and expensive gadgets can be covered for almost any problem. Read more


The Best Girl Cars

Published by on October 8, 2013 under Cars

The Best Girl CarsMen, choosing a car, first of all pay attention to the fundamental characteristics of the car, such as power and drivability. However, the girl’s approach to the car is quite from the opposite points of view.

In the first place, for girls, no doubt, are the visual characteristics of the car, ie how extravagant is the car’s design, also quite important criterion is the tone of the car. And only then the question arises concerning the technical specifications of the vehicle. So, let is discuss what kind of car you should choose for a girl? vCars, the largest distributor of used cars in Britain, offers you the best choice for a lady – an elegant, tender, classy and beautiful Peugeot 206. Read more


Monitor and Share Your Blood Alcohol Content with BACtrack

Published by on October 8, 2013 under Mobile

Monitor and Share Your Blood Alcohol Content with BACtrack (3)

Based on the legal alcohol limit for driving in your state, you can use a smart gadget to analyze your breath at any time and know how to keep the level below this limit. BACtrack, coming from “blood alcohol content track”, works with your iPhone, iPod or iPad through Bluetooth and measures the alcohol level in your system. The results are displayed through a dedicated application that need to be installed on the phone. Read more


Could flexible plastic biosensors help the next generation of athletes?

Published by on October 3, 2013 under Workout

Could flexible plastic biosensors help the next generation of athletesA lot has been discussed recently about how the development of flexible plastic electronics is helping the medical profession gather more data about patients’ conditions without the need for invasive surgery. Now, in an expansion of the application, sports experts are looking at the technology to help the next generation of athletes perform better.

A new biosensor, that can be stuck to the skin like a temporary tattoo, has been developed that can tell when levels of lactate build up to levels within the body during exercise that may impact performance. In sporting terms, this is often referred to as ‘hitting the wall’, when levels of lactic acid in the blood restrict the amount of oxygen the muscles can absorb, causing extreme fatigue. Read more


Mount Your Smartphone on the Windshield or Tripod with eleMount

Published by on October 3, 2013 under Cars

Mount Your Smartphone on the Windshield or Tripod with eleMount (8)

What I love about this new mobile accessory is the elegant shape and finish, as well as the possibility to use it either as a stand for your smartphone or a tripod mount to use the camera. Read more


Transformable Backpack Charges Your Devices on the go

Published by on October 3, 2013 under Outdoors

Transformable Backpack Charges Your Devices on the go (6)

SOOT Electropack is an innovative bag that you can use for two things, in three ways. The transformable design allows you to split the backpack in two smaller backpacks. This way you can use the smaller and lighter 10-liter Mini Messenger when you have fewer things to take with you, the 24-liter Commuter as a regular backpack, or the 34-liter Carry-On full backpack on long trips. Another key feature of SOOT Electropack is the ability to charge up to four devices at once. Read more