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Episode 1106

NextGen’s HDMI Twister HDMI Adaptor Link: NextGen   The Twister by NextGen is an HDMI adaptor that can be rotated by 360 degrees and turned by up to 90 degrees, to make connection with the HDMI cable easy from any angle.   Verbatim Tuff N Tiny 16GB Ultra-Slim USB Flash Drive Link: Verbatim   First [...]

Episode 1070

Philips Screen Phone Link: gizwiz.biz Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   From 1996, the Philips Screen Phone P100, also called the Enhanced Phone, was supposed to multi-task (apart from telephoning) for you, including shopping, banking and emails.  It had a monochromatic screen, a slide-out qwerty keyboard and a credit card reader, but unfortunately many of the features [...]

Episode 985

Russell Hobbs ThermoColour Kettle Colour-Changing Kettle Link: eBay   allbusiness.com Dick’s Gadget Warehouse   The ThermoColour Kettle from Russell Hobbs, from about 2000, changed its colour as the water turned from cold to hot. The ThermoCrystal changed from black to white, the ThermoPink from blue to pink, and the ThermoGreen from dark green to lime. It [...]

Episode 959

Honeywell HCM-350 Germ-Free Cool Mist Humidifier Germicidal Humidifier Link: BestBuy   The Honeywell HCM-350 Germ-Free Cool Mist Humidifier (not the HCM-300T as suggested in the podcast, which is a larger-capacity tower-style humidifier) moisturises and sanitises the air through a filter and UV, with 3 humidity levels to choose from and a 1.1-gallon reservoir. Burlington Northern [...]

Episode 947

Breville Variable Temperature Kettle Electric Kettle for Tea Making Link: Breville USA Turn-The-Tables-Tuesday   A gadget to go with last week’s Penguin Tea Timer (Episode 942), and a recommendation from Alex Lindsay.  The Breville Variable Temperature Kettle BKE820XL has different temperature settings for different kinds of tea or beverage you want to make: green tea [...]