January Lust Have

unmonday speaker

Unmonday has launched at CES today a  funky looking wireless, ceramic multi channel speaker. The patented hexagonal design represents six distinct settings. You can use either the right, left, rear-right, rear-left, or centre speaker as your primary, or, switch to mono mode, pretty neat stuff. The speaker has no hard set up process and no running wires, it simply streams audio from  your iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac over Wi-Fi across one to five speakers. Looks sexy too.

Available online at Unmonday and in UK Apple stores soon,  price around £580.

Tech Spec

Dimensions (WxHxD): 22 x 21 x 21 cm

Dimensions (WxHxD): 8.7 x 8.3 x 8.3 in

Weight: 5.2 kg

Colours / Enclosure: White Vitro Porcelain

Colours / Canvas Grill: Snow White, 100% Recycled PES

Integrated Power Supply: 110 – 240 VAC input, 26 VDC output

Battery: Li-ion, 6S1P, 2600 mAh

Battery time: 8 hrs

Power Supply Housing: Plastic

Power Amplifier: Class D 20 W

Speaker Driver: 6” Full Range Speaker, MarkAudio Alpair Gold 10.3, Unmonday Edition

External Connections: 3.5 mm Line-input

Wireless Receiver: WiFi Apple AirPlay

Motion Sensor: 3 Axis


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Diary of a Girl Geek in Vegas – CES


On January 7th the gargantuan tech fest known as CES opens its doors in Las Vegas. Fellow Gadget Girl Ella Williamson, that’s me, will be blogging live from CES with all the latest tech trends and gadgetry.

CES promises us driverless cars, ultra HD TVs, the latest in wearable tech and some great advances in health technology as well as a whole host of other gadgets that girl geeks will love. I’ll be posting a daily diary from CES so looking forward to being in touch from Sin City.

Watch this space for the latest gadgets updates from our Gadget Girl Ella on the ground in Vegas!

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Purse with Power!


There are few things in life more frustrating than a dead phone. And they always seem to die just when we need them most. Coming to the rescue is the Mighty Purse with its built-in rechargeable battery capable of bringing phones or other devices back to life. The clutch leather bag is available in a range of colours and compatible with MicroUSB Smartphones and iPhones.

This cute looking luxury leather clutch is set to be a must-have accessory when it arrives in the UK this November, perfect Chrissy gift too! Fusing fashion with technology the Mighty Purse charges a mobile phone on the go. With a removable wrist strap it can be used as a clutch or as a purse. You can also keep money, cards, keys and lipstick in there too, with two compartments, credit card sleeves and an internal zipped pocket. Hidden away is the best bit; the discreet, ultra-light yet powerful battery that can charge Smartphones two times over.

Featuring a built-in Micro-USB cord and two adapters, the Mighty Purse is compatible with a variety of smart devices including Samsung Galaxy, BlackBerry ®, Apple® phones, tablets and MP3 players. The battery is then simply recharged by connecting to a USB port. In the first collection to hit the UK the core range colours are: Icy Purple, Poppy Pink, Emerald Green, Black Shimmer, Gold Shimmer and Lizard Grey. Who comes up with these names?! What’s not to love!

It is available from cuckooland for £79.95.

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Two tablet cases from Case Logic

For iPad Mini

ipad mini case

Inspired by popular journal notebooks, this ultra slim folio is designed to fit the new iPad mini. Avaialble in acid , black, morel and phlox (honestly the colours look better than the names!) –  the folio comes with an integrated loop to store a stylus and a magnetic flap that enables sleep mode. It accomodates multiple viewing angles to minimize glare, plus easy access to all ports and controls. Overall pretty neat.


SureFit For 7-8″ / 9-10″ Tablets

surefit case

SureFit™ UFOL208 for 7”-8” inch tablets or UFOL210 for 9″-10″ tablets  are  customizable via coated steel springs and elasticized clips that can stretch and lock a variety of tablets securely in place. The case is slim and textured Incorporating a slim and textured with easy access to all ports for charging, volume control and taking pictures. Avaialble in black, Surefit also has a really handy stand for diffent viewing angles. Neat, practical and easy to use as a stand.

Check out CaseLogic  for more details.


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KidzPLAY new gaming accessories for kids


KidzPLAY is set to shake the gaming world up this Christmas as it launches with an innovative new range of gaming accessories for kids age six and upwards.  It’s the brand behind some new PlayStation 3 gaming accessories and is designed especially for small hands. It is the official kids gaming accessories partner for PS3.

The controllers have also been injected with a special microbial additive which protects against a number of harmful bacteria including MRSA and E-coli. This should strike a chord with parents. They are actually the first gaming controllers made to contain this germ fighting additive.

The new controllers are quite unique as they have been ergonomically designed with small hands in mind. To ensure they got the design just right, Sony did extensive research which included rigorous focus group testing where adults played with giant controllers to decipher where the pressure points are in gaming controllers that are too large for small hands.

The Wireless Adventure Game Pad will head up the launch of the new KidzPLAY range, and is fully compatible with the numerous Playstation 3 games currently on the market and suitable for families.

KidzPLAY will be available from Game, Very, Littlewoods, Amazon and other gaming and toy retailers from October 2013.

Price  – The Wireless Adventure Game Pad retails at £29.99


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