A discussion arose at the Plymouth meeting of the Devonshire Association in 1916 when it was suggested that this word should be recorded in the list of local verbal provincialisms. Several members dissented from its inclusion on the ground that it is in common use throughout the country; and a naval officer who was present said that it has for years been a popular expression in the service for a tool or implement, the exact name of which is unknown or has for the moment been forgotten. I have also frequently heard it applied by motor-cycle friends to the collection of fitments to be seen on motor cycles. ‘His handle-bars are smothered in gadgets’ refers to such things as speedometers, mirrors, levers, badges, mascots, &c., attached to the steering handles. The ‘jigger’ or short-rest used in billiards is also often called a ‘gadget’; and the name has been applied by local platelayers to the ‘gauge’ used to test the accuracy of their work. In fact, to borrow from present-day Army slang, ‘gadget’ is applied to ‘any old cellcontrol is a safe driving system that disables the use of unsafe cell phone applications while driving. Innovative Bluetooth signaling blocks drivers from being able to text message, email, make phone calls and much more.
I don’t game, but a multiscreen portable — I refuse to call something that weighs 12 pounds (5.4 kg) a laptop — has tons of uses for people whose work or play requires multiple screens. And it’s like a giant curved screen! It’s just a concept now, but I vote yea!
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While the UV Sense is designed to be worn on your nail, L’Oréal will also be releasing accessories so that users can wear it in different ways, too. The beauty company worked with designer and entrepreneur Yves Béhar on the product, in part why it resembles nail art rather than a piece of wearable technology.
We all love your smart phones! So why not improve on your dear devices with some awesome gadgets? In this video, there are gadgets for all type of users, and they are guaranteed to improve your exp…
Shower anywhere with the portable shower. Just because you are out in the wilderness hiking or camping it doesn’t mean that you have to forgo the comfort of having a nice hot shower. This pocket camping shower allows you to have a hot shower anywhere, anytime. It uses…
What it does: The Airfryer is compact, powerful and can make fresh fries with up to 80 per cent less fat. It’s a whizz at roasting vegetables, baking and grilling, and there’s even a recipe app to help you explore its potential.
Take the massage chair experience on the road with the Wagan heated massage cushion. It plugs into your car’s power socket and delivers a heated massage to 10 magnetic therapy points as you drive. Plus, you can target problem areas with the remote control. You’ll feel completely relaxed and serene — almost weightless really. Oh wait, that’s because the car smashed into the rear end of another vehicle and your body is currently sailing through the air. $40.52 – Amazon
The officially licensed Tetris alarm clock! Tetris fans are going to go absolutely nuts over this officially licensed Tetris themed alarm clock. It’s not since the original release of the now infamous game in 1984 that we’ve been so excited by a Tetris related product…
When the music beats, the equalizer moves to the beat of music! Luminous uniform soft,not glare,no flicker,no radiation. Cool Flashing Light increases safety while driving at night; at the same time, …
Essentially a mobile security camera with some smart-home control capabilities, when Kuri ships about a year from now it will roam your home checking on your kids and pets when you’re not home. It looks like a robot, though, so it’s cool just for that.
This may look like a coffee cup, but it’s not caffeine that’s juicing you up — it’s electricity. The Power Line inverter features two standard outlets and a USB charging port that can handle 120-volt devices requiring up to 200-watts of continuous power (400 peak) through the car’s 12-volt power socket. Your car may not be that great, but how many Cadillacs have you been in that can can power up your cell phone, game consoles and a toaster? $26.67 – Amazon
All of the upsides of a high-end gaming rig without the cost or technical requirements of actually owning one. That’s the promise of the Blade Shadow — a high-end Windows PC remotely accessible from any computer, phone or tablet for about $35 per month (about £25 or AU$45).
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They are perfect for exercising and the sound quality is amazing. Just as good as Beats and Bose, just a whole lot cheaper. They also come in different colors and sizes, even ones for women because we have smaller ears. —rebeccam43922a1a2