Gilobaby smart robot, £24
Feeling anxious about robots taking over the world? For 24 quid, allay your anxieties by barking simple commands at this gory plastic bot and experiencing triumph as it bends to your every command, from: “Go back” to: “Can you dance?”
Aukey EP-B40 Latitude, £26
Modest looking but great sounding earbuds. Sweat resistant for runners, they feature high-quality aptX Bluetooth and a magnetic clasp that turns them into a chic earbud necklace.
D-Link DCS-932L/B – wifi smart security camera, £29
An inexpensive way to snoop/monitor your family or office using your smartphone. Motion and sound detection alert you to anything or anybody untoward.
Teckin LED wifi bulbs, £24 for two
Achieve total control of your lighting domain – operate these bulbs via your smartphone or just speak to them via the medium of Alexa or Google Home. The makers claim they will last more than 27 years.
Up your car boot sale game with this PayPal-backed processor of contactless and card payments. Street-food stalls, busking, poker debts… its uses are endless.
Lomography B&W disposable camera, £15.90
Experience the wonders of pre-digital photography and produce some arty B&W content that will be difficult to upload to Instagram. The back of the camera includes important instructions about “how to wind the film on” and “get it developed”. Whatever that means.
Tribit XSound Go, £25
Whichever tiny measurement you judge it by – 380g, 170mm or £25 – this inexpensive boom tube crams a lot in: crystal-clear sound, water resistance and a battery offering a luxuriant 24 hours of music playback.
Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Mouse 3600, £24
Bluetooth, track control, aeons of battery life and compatible with most modern Windows, Android and OS X operating systems. Controls cursors, arrows and highlighters with aplomb.
TP-Link RE200 AC750, £23
If the broadband is flagging around your spacious abode, dot one or three of these gizmos for a seamless, no-drop internet experience.
Breville VBL214 Blend Active ColourMix blender, RRP £40; available for £30
Tired of pouring stuff from your blender into your drinking bottle? Breville have fixed that, juicing, blending and smoothifying stuff directly in the beaker. A breakthrough technology.
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