Gadget reviews

Staple-less stapler

Fold and hold

Friday, 22 May 2009

An ingenious device that joins up to four pieces of paper together without staples! Ideal for those who frequently need to staple just a couple of sheets together.

XSProject products

Funky trash

Wednesday, 20 May 2009

A range of fashionable office products made from discarded plastic, hand-stitched into colourful ensembles.

Hyundai turbo diesel i30CW wagon

Hyundai i30CW wagon

Thursday, 9 April 2009

The i30CWcar with loads of space and a sporty style. It's sold with petrol and turbo diesel engines, but it's hard to know why you'd go for the petrol. Aside from being more eco-friendly, the diesel version has more pick-up.

Double duty

Monday, 21 January 2008

There's been a revolution in toilets. The Royal Flush dual-function cistern and hand basin works by incorporating a basin on top of the cistern. The water to fill the toilet cistern runs through the basin first, so you can wash your hands after you flush.

Water Wizz Toilet Water Saver

Cistern saver

Monday, 21 January 2008

With just the push of a button you can control how much water you flush down the toilet. This little blue cylinder can be installed in the cistern in a matter of minutes and immediately save up 70 per cent of drinking water from being flushed away.

Ripple bucket

Ripple effect

Monday, 21 January 2008

You don't need expensive greywater plumbing to do your bit for the environment. The Ripple Pop-up Shower Bucket holds nine litres of water, which can be collected and then put to use on the garden.

Waterwizz DIY Water Saving Kit

Water wizardry

Monday, 21 January 2008

The Waterwizz range of inline water flow devices won't turn your steaming shower into a tiny trickle, but will reduce your water usage by 60 per cent in the shower and 90 per cent in the washbasin. The device is designed to fit between the wall outlet and the existing showerhead or the water pipe, eliminating the need to replace existing fittings or fixtures. The devices come in a range of flow rates and have the highest available water efficiency rating (AAAAA).

Ripple Shower Timers

Power showers

Monday, 21 January 2008

Ripple has found a way to make fast showers fun with novel shower timers. The digital timers come in a range of eye-catching designs and stick to the wall with a strong suction cup. They're waterproof, steamproof and some even come with a programmable countdown timer, which beeps to remind you that it's time to get out.

Firelighters

Friendly fire

Monday, 15 January 2007

Handmade by one-man operation Colin Harris in Victoria’s East Gippsland, Sureburn firelighters contain no petroleum products, hydrochloric acid or formaldehyde – making them the only of their kind on the market.

Sigg traveller classic

Swig, the Swiss style

Monday, 15 January 2007

The Swiss-made Sigg range, including the 1-litre ‘Traveller Touch’ is a fantastic alternative to plastic water bottles.