Office gadgets archive

  • Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo
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    Firebox launches the Digital Video Memo

    By 23 November 2009

    The high-tech version of the sticky yellow Post-It note, the new Digital Video Memo from Firebox offers a 21st century way to leave a note to your significant other, offspring, housemates or colleagues. The tiny device (it measures just 5.6 x 5.5 x 1.1cm)...

  • Dyson Air Multiplier fan review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Dyson Air Multiplier fan review

    By 18 November 2009

    Dyson's Air Multiplier made waves upon its release in October, promising a highly-efficient non-buffeting fan replacement, complete with the product design that Dyson has made its name on. But with that promise came a hefty price tag. Does the Air Multiplier...

  • CTRL+ALT+DEL cups set launches
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    CTRL+ALT+DEL cups set launches

    By 17 November 2009

    Gadget4All is offering a novelty cup set that will appeal to Windows-based geeks everywhere. As you can see from the pics, the CTRL+ALT+DEL cups set is a trio of cuppage with the infamous three finger salute to the computer gods. Made of the finest plastic,...

  • Indiana Jones desktop accessories available
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    Indiana Jones desktop accessories available

    By 2 October 2009

    ThinkGeek is continuing its endless quest to bring great joy to the lives of cubicle workers with these Indiana Jones desktop accessories. There's a Holy Grail paperclip holder, a Fertility Idol pen/pencil pot and an Ark of the Covenant business card...

  • VIDEO: Laptop Flip launches
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    VIDEO: Laptop Flip launches

    By 28 September 2009

    The "Laptop Flip" is a two-in-one space saver and riser for your laptop. As well as offering the option to store your laptop in a vertical stylee when not in use therefore freeing up desk space, when used with your laptop it raises it 1.25-inches. The...

  • Cablox cable management system launches
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    Cablox cable management system launches

    By 21 September 2009

    Cablox is a new kind of cable management system that's said to be easy to install and use. Designed to tidy up the wire spaghetti you get behind your desk, the Cablox units can be stuck to any clean surface. When in place, cables and wires are gripped...

  • Firebox offers CableDrops
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    Firebox offers CableDrops

    By 17 September 2009

    Firebox is offering what looks like a fantastic solution to "cable drop" syndrome, the "CableDrop". As we have all experienced, cables have an annoying habit of slithering away behind desks and the like to land in a spaghetti-mess of wires. CableDrops...

  • USB hub with paper-clip holder launches
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    USB hub with paper-clip holder launches

    By 7 September 2009

    We don't know about you, but a peripheral has to earn its space on our over-crowded desks by offering as many useful features as possible. Our somewhat occasional use of the humble paper-clip then would not necessarily mean this new device is a shoe-in,...

  • USB retro fan launches for the summer
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    USB retro fan launches for the summer

    By 12 June 2009

    Rise above the petty squabbles over who gets the fan this summer by buying your own personal USB version. This 150mm tall retro-styled fan offers 360-degree rotation with the boast of silent operation. Available in pink, blue and black, it's on sale now...

  • Heinz unveils desktop Beanzawave
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    Heinz unveils desktop Beanzawave

    By 9 June 2009

    Targeting the tech market with cunning precision, Heinz has co-developed a new portable microwave that can be powered by USB. The "Beanzawave" measures 7.4-inches tall by 6.2-inches wide and 5.9-inches deep, ideal for office use, but is only at prototype...

  • OfficePOD unveiled for your back garden
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    OfficePOD unveiled for your back garden

    By 15 May 2009

    Homeworkers should take a look at the new OfficePOD, a self-contained sort of mini-office for your garden to help separate your work-from-home-life from your home-life. Measuring 2.1 x 2.1 metres, the teeny structure apparently requires no planning permission...

  • Oregon Scientific launches slimline metal weather station
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    Oregon Scientific launches slimline metal weather station

    By 30 January 2009

    Oregon Scientific has launched a metal weather station, the BAR908HG. With a radio controlled clock and calendar, the station will let you know the indoor and outdoor temperatures and humidity as well as boasting a pressure reader and the ability to predict...

  • USB stress ball launches
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    USB stress ball launches

    By 21 January 2009

    The stress ball has been brought up to date with the launch of the USB version from Gadget4All. Stressed workers can squeeze it, pull it, squash it and twist it, with whatever action they do to the ball transferred to their work on their PC monitor. Excel...

  • Brando launches 7-port hub clock
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    Brando launches 7-port hub clock

    By 25 November 2008

    This 7-port USB hub looks like something you remember seeing on a stockbroker's desk in the Eighties - minus the USB bits, of course. Styling aside, it offers - count 'em - seven USB ports as well as clock and thermometer capabilities. It's on sale now...

  • Mini Hetty desktop vacuum cleaner launches
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    Mini Hetty desktop vacuum cleaner launches

    By 21 November 2008

    Following the launch of the mini desktop Henry, a pretty-in-pink Hetty has now joined the range. On sale from Firebox for £9.95 she offers the same small-scale hoovering abilities as her male counterpart, but is naturally more efficient. Joking!

  • Floodlamp launches
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    Floodlamp launches

    By 12 November 2008

    Sports fans might like this new desk lamp from Firebox that's fashioned after flood lights. Measuring around 50cm tall, it has an aluminium finish, swivel head and will light up with 6 x 40W bulbs. It's £60, on sale now.

  • Cyber Clean putty launches
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    Cyber Clean putty launches

    By 20 October 2008

    Firebox has launched "Cyber Clean", described as a "silly-putty-like slime that blots out the muck from every crevice of your keyboards with a grime-slapping antibacterial action". It has an antibacterial formula that zaps germs inside the goo and changes...

  • Desktop coffee maker launches
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    Desktop coffee maker launches

    By 9 October 2008

    Firebox has launched the "fabulously compact, fuss-free Desktop Coffee Maker". Complete with two mugs, this little device allows you to make your own delicious filter coffee from the comfort of your own desk. Capable of making just two cup's worth, the...

  • USB jellyfish aquarium makes a splash
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    USB jellyfish aquarium makes a splash

    By 8 October 2008

    Watching plastic jellyfish float up and down a USB powered tank is infinitely more interesting than working, so why not buy one of these - the USB Jellyfish Aquarium. It's easy to set-up, gives off an ambient light and comes with two packs of jellyfish...

  • HoMedics launches Shiatsu massage seat cover
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    HoMedics launches Shiatsu massage seat cover

    By 8 September 2008

    If you fancy one of those swanky massage chairs but can't afford the swanky price tag, HoMedics is offering the Shiatsu+ Massager with Heat chair cover that claims to give you a deep shiatsu massage for £160. Available now.

  • Tape-dispensing four-port hub launches
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    Tape-dispensing four-port hub launches

    By 31 July 2008

    Perhaps ideal for those short on desk space, this four-port hub, with one USB port on the front, and three rotatable ones at the back, incorporates a tape dispenser. All for $23.

  • Fellowes Intellishred SB-89Ci shredder review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Fellowes Intellishred SB-89Ci shredder review

    By 30 June 2008

    With the government losing documents, information and data every couple of weeks at the moment you don't want to fall into the same trap do you? Fellowes thinks it has the solution with the Intellishred SB-89Ci, a beast of a shredder that promises to...

  • St James's Park to be transformed into outdoor office
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    St James's Park to be transformed into outdoor office

    By 20 June 2008

    On 3 and 4 July workers in the capital will be given the opportunity to use St James's Park as their office. The campaign will see the "Outdoor Office" created in order to encourage both Londoners and visitors to the city to make more of the great outdoor...

  • Wi-Fi detecting pen launches
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    Wi-Fi detecting pen launches

    By 27 May 2008

    Just press the button on this ordinary-looking pen and the LEDs begins to flash. After a few seconds, the flashing stops and the LEDs will display the 802.11b/g Wi-Fi signal strength of your current location. $19.90 available now.

  • Mini desktop vacuum with LED light launches
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    Mini desktop vacuum with LED light launches

    By 18 April 2008

    Supposedly setting this $12 gadget apart from all the other desktop vacuum offerings is the LED light, "turbo" mode for really stubborn sarnie crumbs and the retractable brush holder.