TOP 3 QUIRKY GADGETS

We get it. You’ve got the iPad, you’ve got the phone, and you’re up to date on all of today’s technological essentials. What could possibly be left? Here are some weird and wonderful gadgets to add to your collection:

ION iCade Arcade Gaming Cabinet for iPad

There’s a tonne of games available for the iPad, including some updated versions of old classics like Sonic the Hedgehog, Crazy Taxi and Pac-Man. The only problem is that Apple’s sleek design philosophy doesn’t exactly fit with those retro games; the iPad looks too modern! Enter the iCade, an iPad accessory made to look just like those old arcade machines from years ago. Simply place your iPad in the cradle and play away with the cabinet’s joystick and buttons. Suddenly Pac-Man feels at home again.

Torch Apparel Flux Backpack

FLUX Backpack from Torch Apparel on Vimeo.

This inventive backpack from Torch Apparel is sturdy, boasts a large capacity (29 litres), and is tough enough to provide protection from the weather. It also has a USB-rechargeable tail-light on an external panel, so you’re visible in the dark. Perfect for those who cycle to school or work but hate the thought of wearing a garish high-vis vest. The Flux backpack will keep you safe and keep you looking smart.

LiveScribe Smartpen 3

LiveScribe
A modern take on the portable recording device, the Livescribe Pulse does so much more than capture sound. The device transfers your handwritten notes to your Evernote or Microsoft OneNote account, allowing for perfect synchronisation from page to screen. This is combined with the ability to record high quality audio. This is more than note-taking; this is multimedia productivity heaven.

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