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11 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

11 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

By 16 December 2014

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, that big red suited anti-burglar is sizing up your chimney. But without decorations he may sleigh on by. And without suitably geeky decorations he might not know what sort of high tech kit to leave you. So... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: USB mains charger

Credit Crunch Christmas: USB mains charger

By 3 December 2008

Here's a great little gadget that's not only priced at nicely under a tenner, but very practical. Very simply it's a USB charger that plugs into the mains. Just stick it straight into a wall socket, connect your USB device into the port and before you... >>

Pocket-lint poll: 64% of you shopping in January sales

Pocket-lint poll: 64% of you shopping in January sales

By 1 January 2008

In the latest Pocket-lint reader poll, we decided to take a look at the shopping habits of our tech-loving readership. When asked "Will you be buying gadgets in the January Sales?", 64% of the Pocket-lint readership said yes with just 36% saying no. The... >>

Apple, Microsoft see massive web traffic increase on Christmas day

Apple, Microsoft see massive web traffic increase on Christmas day

By 31 December 2007

Web stats firm Hitwise has revealed that Christmas day was a good 'un online for both Apple and Microsoft. The huge increases in traffic to the websites for Apple's iTunes and Microsoft's Zune (the PMP range still not officially available in the UK) were... >>

Satnav saves baby Jesus

Satnav saves baby Jesus

By 25 December 2007

Technology has saved Christmas in Bal Harbour, Florida. A nativity scene that suffered from vandalism and theft in past years is getting a global positioning system solution for Christmas this year. Baby Jesus, who had gone missing in previous years,... >>

Sno-Baller, the snow ball maker

Sno-Baller, the snow ball maker

By 20 December 2007

This Amrican innovation lets you make perfectly spherical snowballs and is $8.95 from Plow & Hearth. Fingers crossed for enough snow to justify the purchase... >>

Nintendo Wii in stock...

Nintendo Wii in stock...

By 19 December 2007

Following reports in the national press that Brits were "flocking" to France in order to nab a Nintendo Wii, it seems that online retailer Amazon.fr also has stock. The Mirror ran a recent story on the British day-trip Christmas shopping invasion in which... >>

VIDEO: Webcam special

VIDEO: Webcam special

By 17 December 2007

In this week's episode of Megawhat presenter Stuart Miles takes a special look at webcams. The Hercules Dualpix Exchange goes up against the Microsoft LifeCam VX-7000 which is pitted against the Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000. Varying in price from £25 to... >>

Motherboard Christmas tree with LED lights

Motherboard Christmas tree with LED lights

By 14 December 2007

Possibly the cutest, and geekiest, Christmas tree out there this year, this little 5-inch desktop effort is made from PC motherboards and has flashing LED lights. $10. >>

Pre-Christmas online spending hits record high

Pre-Christmas online spending hits record high

By 11 December 2007

Retail Decisions, which processes online card payments says pre-Christmas spending hit a spectacular high at 1.09pm on Monday 10th December as shoppers spent £767,500 over the internet in 60 seconds. This figure has broken the record for the most money... >>


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