It’s time for Coolest Gadget of the Week


It’s that time of week to escape the daily grind, browse a few sites and vote for what you think is the coolest gadget. Leave a comment for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher.

Pop-Up Pirate USB Hub

Pop-Up Pirate USB Hub

Are you in need of a a USB hub for your computer? If so, then why just make do with a boring, random box – what you need is something that’ll provide a little more fun – this one lets you play Pop-Up Pirate just like when you were a kid!

The full post can be found on Zath Hi-Tech Gadgets.

Retro Gaming Ties

Retro Gaming Ties

If your company dress code requires that you suit up, or at the very least wear a tie with your shirt, then you may be looking for ways to let your inner geek come out in your attire. These retro gaming ties are a pretty good way to do that. As you can see from the picture, they come in four flavors: Asteroids, Tetris, Space Invaders and Pong.

The full post can be found on The UberReview.

Dual screen laptop

Dual screen laptop

If you’re fed up of teeny tiny laptop screens but you don’t fancy carrying round a giant monitor, just get your hands on one of these. The G400 is a dual screen laptop that gives you the best of both worlds

The full post can be found on Decide What to Buy.

Oregon Digital Action Camera

Oregon Digital Action Camera

The Oregon Digital Action Camera is useful for when you want to capture some extreme action without risking your top-of-the-range camcorder. It has no moving parts, a robust case and so your hands can be put to better use (like hanging off a cliff), and a clever mounting system so you to can secure it to a helmet or handlebars. It’s also waterproof and priced at £89.95, it’s a small investment for some priceless memories.

The full post can be found on Gaj-it.

Lego Uzi Rubber Band Gun

Lego Uzi Rubber Band Gun

Check out this fun Lego Uzi rubber band gun which can shoot dozens of rubber bands at once.

The full post can be found on Geeky Gadgets.

Haburobo light/write Headless Hubs

Haburobo light/write Headless Hubs

These may look like decapitated robots, but they are in fact a USB hub put out by Hansoku. There are 4 flexible ports with the left hand being an LED light. At a size of 98 x 95 x 40mm, each is made of stainless steel and plastic. You can get this Headless hub for ¥2,800 (~$31.00.)

The full post can be found on Robot Snob.

World's Fastest Electric Sports Car

World’s Fastest Electric Sports Car

The Shelby Aero EV is the world’s fastest electric sports car. The Aero offers some impressive stats including 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds and a top speed of 208 mph. These milestones have been reached using a 150-220 mile battery that can be refilled in under 10 minutes.

The full post can be found on Coated dot Com.

iLogic Sound Hat

iLogic Sound Hat

Are you someone who enjoys listening to music on the go? Well why not check out the iLogic Sound Hat, you get quality music played through the stylish beanie hat whilst keeping your head warm during those winter months.

The full post can be found on Tech Styling.

Thanks again to all the sites for their submissions now over to you guys for voting (don’t forget to leave a comment with your reason for a chance to win a $50 Amazon voucher).


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22 reviews or comments

Krysta Says: February 13, 2009 at 2:36 pm

Dual Laptop Screen; I’ve always wondered how long it would be until I saw something like this.

Jabberwock Says: February 13, 2009 at 3:02 pm

Dual screen laptop – I’m always in need of screen real estate…

Jessica Says: February 13, 2009 at 7:13 pm

The sports car is very impressive.

dadaxtra Says: February 13, 2009 at 8:18 pm

I had to vote for the dual screen laptop

cara c Says: February 14, 2009 at 12:20 am

the ties! if only they were functional…

Jane Says: February 14, 2009 at 2:00 am

Electric Sports Car – I want this.

Joeri G Says: February 14, 2009 at 4:58 am

the ties! definately going to get myself one asap!

AMiR Says: February 14, 2009 at 10:39 am

Nice ties 😀

love them/

Carolyn Helm Says: February 14, 2009 at 11:09 am

Lego Uzi is definitely the best because it demonstrates individual creativity and inspires us to pull out our own boxes of legos and invent something!

Thyago Says: February 14, 2009 at 2:27 pm

Shelby Aero EV looks interessing. guess it will be expen$ive =[

Jerry D. Says: February 14, 2009 at 2:36 pm

that car looks sweet =) lets have a contest to win that lol

Justin P. Says: February 14, 2009 at 5:09 pm

The action helmet is pretty tight. I am probably the only one who thinks so lol.

John Says: February 15, 2009 at 11:01 am

The Pirate Hub — arrrr!

neagle Says: February 15, 2009 at 11:55 am

Dual screen laptop just rocks although the trend for travelers laptops have been for smaller footprints.

Helard Says: February 15, 2009 at 8:06 pm

Dressing such kind of ties it’ll be so cool to warm all the office!!

Jason Says: February 16, 2009 at 4:06 pm

Pop-up Pirate Hub. The pirate should pop out when you disconnect the drive. Ha!

Justin Says: February 16, 2009 at 6:50 pm

I would love to get behind the wheel of an EV with that kind of speed and range!

Al Says: February 19, 2009 at 11:12 am


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