All posts tagged: gadgets

“Tiny drone, giant power”? Agreed!

The description of this fun toy on the Red5 website is quite a statement – “TINY DRONE. GIANT POWER.”. For something costing under £30, that’s a lot attitude. But hey, it’s actually true, you can take my word for it. During one of my latest gift hunts, I was seriously lacking inspiration (it happens to me ever so often) – “What do I get a 9-year old boy?!”. You see, I’m completely detached from their world of mobile games and swimming lessons, so I really struggle to relate. One good place that seems to always work for me is Selfridges on Oxford Street in London. There’s always something happening: new brands to discover, fancy sweets to taste and promising face creams to sample. Resisting the temptation of their beauty hall, I headed straight downstairs to the Red5 stall, which claims to be “the ultimate gadget shop” (they really aren’t modest, are they!). Packed with quirky stuff, from Minion toys to army watches, there are tons of ideas for everyone who loves technology. I almost got these …

5 Gifts You Should Buy via Apple Pay

So, big news for this week – Apple Pay is coming to the UK in July (in case you’ve missed it – see here and here)! How are you feeling about it? I’m feeling very excited, so here’s my list of 5 amazing gifts under £20 which you will be able to buy with your shiny iPhones starting next month! Incase high speed mini car charger – £14.95 What can be more satisfying than going to an Apple store and paying with your iPhone RIGHT THERE, in front of all your fellow Apple fans! Apple’s own stores don’t stock many items under the £20 limit, but hey, I have found this cute yet mighty charger which will fit nicely in any car (however small and eco-friendly) and ensure your smartphone is always on. Waitrose Brut NV – £19.99 Waitrose will be one of the first retailers to adopt Apple Pay (sorry, Asda!). I can’t think of a better way to celebrate this technological milestone than with a glass of quality bubbles. Not only (relatively) affordable, …