Gadgets

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  1. Nathccfc

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    I'm a geek when I comes to gadgets, I'm always looking for something new to get for around the house or myself.

    Now in the last couple of months I've become a little stuck; I just can't think of any gadgets to add to my collection.

    I have a 3D TV all be a couple of years old but is still perfectly fine and relevant for now, blu ray player and surround sound. New laptop, Ipad, newish phone.

    Any ideas of what I could look at? Anything anyone use everyday or a regular basis which they couldn't live without anymore?

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    An electric kettle. Fantastic they are.
     
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    A magnifying glass. As I get older, I use it more and more to read fine print etc.
    I now have several in different rooms so I always have one near to hand.

    Other really useful (low-tech) gadgets are a small LED torch for investigating those dark areas, a key ring with a little button that shines a light so you can see the keyhole at night, a small mirror for seeing behind things and a compass to see which way you are headed. The compass floats in liquid and has a sticker at the bottom.

    All of these 'gadgets' were bought at a pound store. I prefer gadgets that are small, cheap, simple and don't need batteries (although a couple of mine do).

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    Decent hifi system.
     
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    We got an Amazon Echo on Prime Day. It's brilliant, so much fun to use. We are getting Hive so will be useful for that and also for our Yamaha Musiccast system.
     
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    The best thing about hive is that you can show homeless people how warm your empty home is.
     
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    Here's a pic I just took of some of my most useful gadgets. One pound each. The note-holder and magnifier were free. Note holder from a Christmas cracker, magnifier was a McDonalds kiddie toy.
    Mini-torch, postal scale, note holder, compass, magnifier, lighted key-ring.
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    Sonos
     
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    Never had a Sonos system. Had a Panasonic one which was ok but have a Yamaha Musiccast system now which is fab. A network HiFi which can stream to other musiccast speakers or any Bluetooth speaker. I can have vinyl playing and listen wherever I have speakers. I love technology.
     
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    Not really a gadget as such but I find apple music fantastic. Basically any music you could wish for on there, you can play through your phone and computer and it will sync with your iTunes library so , in the unlikely event what you want isn't there, you can play your own stuff.
     
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    Apple Music also works great with Sonos, I've got a Sonos bridge linked into my home amp and it's really easy to use.
     
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    Alexa is great for talking dirty to when your missus isn't around.
     

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