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Wow, have we found the summer gadget that literally everyone is going to want! We are talking about the Reef Rider Sea Scooter, this excellent underwater scooter is able to reach a speed of up to 2.2 miles per hour and will go to a depth of 3 metres (10 feet)and will without doubt be the summer must have. It is James Bond meets 70’s cult children puppet show StingRay, and will provide great family fun, just wait for the arguments though about whose turn is next. This fab and fun gadget will be great to take to the pool or to the sea...

Finally, Summer is approaching, and with all fingers crossed and bated breath, we await to see if the forecasted ‘barbecue Summer’ materialises. As entertaining as weather watching is, there are other ways to jazz up your garden and provide amusement for yourself, your friends and your family. Entertaining garden gadgets are the latest and greatest way to bling out your (back)yard and be the hostess with the mostess! So, if you are up for a little Summer shopping, read on to know what is hot, and will make you look cool, when...

After two years of wet and miserable weather, 2009 is odds on (finally) for a ‘barbecue’ Summer! This ray of sunshine, brought to us by the all-knowing Met Office, promises temperatures above 30°C and dry, warm weather. As the temperature heats up, everyone turns their attention to their gardens. Suddenly, sales of patio furniture, crazy paving and decking, go through the roof. And, as is human nature, when the barbecue invitations start rolling in, friends and neighbours try to ‘out do’ each other with the best...

All our regular readers will know that all of us here just love our job reporting on all the latest gadgets and Gizmos that the industry can push out, however sometimes you get us all fighting over the same article, and none more so than the ‘see-through bikini’ job that landed on our desks! Well as you can see I won, and boy was I disappointed as not only is the bikini not see-through (in the conventional sense) but to add insult to injury I also had to look at guys parading about in their trunks too! Why, because the swim wear is...

Sometimes a gadget will be released and we just can’t wait to trial it, however this is just not going to happen over the Easter weekend for this particular audio gadget, and the fault all lies with the good old British weather. Why should that affect the use of a gadget? Well this gadget is the Aqua Soundz waterproof wireless speaker sound system, the perfect accompaniment for enjoying the wonderful summer sunshine and pool parties. This useful audio speaker system allows for playback of MP3 players from a distance of up to 50m via...

Posted on Aug 15 2008 - 2:03am by Richard Sharp
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Spending an evening in a sleeping bag may not be the freezing cold, damp experience it once was but it still has a tendency to lead to a particularly unpleasant evening’s sleep. You have to make the choice of too hot and completely cocooned, unable to move, or too cold but at least having afforded yourself a little ability to move around more freely. Selk bags are a possible solution but although reasonable tents are almost cheap enough to consider them disposable the Selk bag doesn’t come cheap at £90. It’ll be worth...

If you enjoy swimming with the fishes or you just have a particularly large bath and require assistance finding the soap, then the Reef Rider SeaScooter is the perfect vessel for you. Because it’s basically just a scaled down version of the Sea-Doo sea scooters it is a highly effective machine delivering speeds of approx 2.2mph and because it is very lightweight and easy to handle it can be used to dive up to depths of 3m. The rechargeable device needs to be plugged into the mains to refill it with juice and a full charge will give...

It may not be the cheapest toy you can buy your kids, or indeed yourself, but for £1,000 it’s difficult to see anything that you would be better spending your money on. The giant rollerball is actually a fairly serious piece of kit and we strongly urge you not to try it down any high gradient hills (certainly not unless you’re armed with a camcorder and are prepared to show off the footage anyway). The durable rollerball contains two harnesses for double the fun or you can go really hardcore and seal the ball once you’ve...

Paintballing has enjoyed something of a rough ride, in terms of kudos. In general terms it offers you the chance to legally run around a forest dressed in combat gear shooting the hell out of your colleagues, friends, family, and people you’ve never met before. Yet, despite the engaging sounding description it’s usually considered a pastime reserved for corporate geeks (no offense to any corporate geeks that might happen to be reading this). Perhaps the Patriot Paintball Shotgun might go some way to improving its image. After...

There’s all sorts of underwater equipment available, a lot of which has reasonable applications. A mobile phone that works under water and includes a TV tuner that works to a distance of 6 metres is perhaps a little limited in its genuine uses, though. Despite that, Fujitsu has launched one anyway, just in case somebody out there feels the need to watch underwater. We’re not quite sure how good the mobile reception is going to be when you’re scuba diving with the fishies but the 2MP camera may come in handy for shooting...