Inexpensive handy gadgets [New Straits Time (Malaysia)]
(New Straits Time (Malaysia) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Logitech z50 Multimedia Speaker
THE speaker, although compact, brings powerful and clear stereo sound with its 10W power. The plug-and-play speaker can be connected to multiple devices, such as smartphones, tablets or laptops, via its 3.5mm audio line-in. It weighs 260g, is portable and available in pink, grey and blue. It retails at RM69.
Driving Camcorder HD DVR 720P
YOU can capture details in high definition while driving with this camcorder. It works like a black box in an aircraft. You can record video and audio, with the data stored in a memory card. So, in case of an accident, you can determine what went wrong. The device, which can be mounted on the car dashboard or windshield, has a 120o view angle. It is also equipped with an infrared night vision light camera. The Driving Camcorder HD DVR 720P, which has a 2.5- inch LCD display, is available online for RM62.
Hook Hidden Camera
THIS camera-in-a-hook device will come in handy if you need to do detective work in the house or office. The small camera supports AVI video format, enables recording with high resolution at low light and has motion-detection features. It can record 30 frames-per- second video at 1280x960 pixels and can record up to 90 minutes of continuous video. The black-coloured Hook Hidden Camera supports up to a 32GB memory card. It is available at RM72.
KONNET iCrado Pro
THE all-metal cradle device has a built-in micro USB connection to allow you to charge your Samsung Galaxy SIII, SII, Note and iPhone 5. The cradle design allows these devices to sit upright while they are being charged. The cradle connects your smartphone to a stereo or television, so you can play music, watch movies or charge and sync your smartphone simultaneously. The iCrado Pro is available online for RM89 in a variety of colours.
Thumbies Gaming Buttons
IF you are a fan of playing games on your tablet or touchscreen phone, you know that touching the screen gives no tactile feedback, which takes a bit of pleasure out of the gaming experience. The Thumbies Gaming Buttons, which can be used for shooting, fighting, sports and arcade games, is designed to address this issue. Just stick the Thumbies on each virtual button on the screen to make it work like a physical button. The Thumbies feature easy attachment and removal via suction cups. It uses heat-touch technology to transfer movements to the touchscreen. Thumbies, compatible with most smartphones and tablets, retail online at RM19.
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