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How a clothes steamer changed my life, and other gadgets your wardrobe needs now

Lauren Bravo Fashion, Fashion tech week, Features, Gadgets, Gadgets & Apps, Lifehacks, Living & Decor, Smart Shopping, Style, Uncategorized 1 Comment

I am a very creased person. No, I really am. Despite caring a fair bit about my clothes when it comes to buying them, I’m totally slack when it comes to looking after them, ironing them and making sure I don’t look like I fell asleep under a hedge. I don’t dare count the number…

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UK launch – Toymail lets parents send messages to their kids through a toy

Sadie Hale Fun Stuff, Gadgets Leave a Comment

Forget emails and phone calls - parents can now communicate with their children via a toy. After a Kickstarter project which reached its fundraising target easily, Toymail has been successful in the States and launches in the UK today. It's described as 'a combination of voicemail and email, only infinitely more accessible, interactive and fun'. It…

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5 Mother's Day gift ideas for last-minute shoppers: Jawbone, Ted Baker, John Lewis

Becca Caddy Gadgets, Living & Decor, Top Stories Leave a Comment

There's not long to go now until Mother's Day here in the UK (it's Sunday the 30th of March you terrible human being), so we've collected together some last-minute gift ideas for those in a panic about what to buy. We know that not all mums are the flower-loving kind, but these Ted Baker cases…

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5 Things we learnt from the Ideal Home Show: John Lewis, Virgin, Ye!!

Becca Caddy Gadgets, Living & Decor, Top Stories Leave a Comment

This week the Shiny Shiny team were invited along to the Ideal Home Show at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre in London. After hours getting lost in the maze of smart tech products, treehouses that looked like huge spiders and a sickeningly pink health and beauty section, we've managed to pick out just five things we…

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The Miracle Machine: A wine-loving megalomaniac's dream

Becca Caddy Gadgets Leave a Comment

The Miracle Machine manages to be miraculous and completely ridiculous at exactly the same time. It's a wine-loving megalomaniac's dream, simply add ingredients and water into the device, download the MM app, connect it up to your phone via Bluetooth and then a sudden puff of magical smoke (and a few days) later you'll have…

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Cuff: A wearable security alert system that actually looks good

Becca Caddy Gadgets Leave a Comment

Exciting new startup Cuff and its range of sparkly accessories proves that personal security systems have come a long way since the days of bulky rape alarms. Cuff consists of three different things, the CuffLinc, which is the Bluetooth brains behind the whole system, Cuff jewellery and the Cuff iOS app. The idea is that…

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RoadTune Universal hands-free review

NicholasFearn Cars, Gadgets Leave a Comment

The RoadTune Universal is a hands-free charging kit that packs a ton of awesome features, whilst retaining a relatively cheap price tag at only £19.99 from MobileFun. In terms of design, the RoadTune is rather attractive, made from high-quality polycarbonate and ABS composite, which is strong enough if you were to drop it. It's also worth…

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Seven great Kickstarter gadget projects

James O'Malley Gadgets 1 Comment

Kickstarter is great for gadgets. It's the site that started the crowdfunding revolution - in which rather than have to go cap-in-hand to investors, would be able to raise the cash themselves from the general public. Given how cutting edge it is, it's no surprise that technology is one of the website's strengths. Here's our…

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Great British Bake Off causes surge in kitchen gadget spending

Chris Price Gadgets, Home Appliances Leave a Comment

It seems shows like The Great British Bake Off, featuring Paul Hollywood (right), are leading us to splash out more on kitchen gadgets investing nearly £700 every month turning our kitchens from drab cooking spaces into high tech showrooms. More than 82% of those surveyed by Currys and PC World admitted to forking out on…

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5 Exciting Wearable Tech Devices

James O'Malley Gadgets 1 Comment

Do we really need the latest gadgets? Aren't they just fashion accessories? The next big thing in tech looks set to be 'wearable' tech... which could blur this distinction even more. It's still early days in the wearable space but there's already been some exciting developments. Here's our pick of the 6 most exciting wearable…

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The Martin Jetpack – a James Bond style gadget becomes a reality

Ashley Norris Gadgets, Transport Leave a Comment

There is a fabulous tale from the early days of the airship Back then aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont would parade his new fangled Airship by hovering at roof level along the boulevards of Paris. Santos-Dumont's party piece was to fly one of his smaller airships to his favourite restaurant. Suitably emboldened by steak and frites…

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Goo.ey – the sticky smartphone add-on that might make your life a bit easier

Ashley Norris Accessories, Gadgets 2 Comments

There are times in life when you really do need an extra pair of hands, especially when you are holding your smartphone, Well a brand new gadget accessory aims to make your life a tad easier. 'goo.ey' which is the brainchild Sydney born entrepreneur Rachel Verghis is add on for your smartphone that enables you…

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