Gadgets / Gear

Yoobao YB-647 Magic Cube – 4 Years old and still going strong!

I’m going to be doing a few more reviews of products and gear I picked up along the way on my travels, now these are real reviews, not just schilling crap on Amazon to get a quick buck through affiliate links (though I will include affiliate links). This means not everything I review will be …

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What I pack – Mikes updated packing list for 2017

I first put together a packing list back in 2012 based on what I expected to need while I was travelling, my packing list back then had some pretty big caveats – firstly I was playing paintball, secondly I was DJing and third.. I had no home base.  Fast forward a few years and lots …

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Gadgets: Merlin BT-SPK06 Travel Speakers

Anyone who knows me will know that I usually have music playing all the time, and that I like my bass. Which means up until recently I’ve had to either wear big headphones, put up with annoying earbuds or crap sound quality.  Its hard to listen to dubstep DJ promos on macbook speakers!

I’d spotted some pretty powerful …

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Gear: Travelsafe Universal Power Adaptor

Right now I’m pretty conscious that I’m lugging around way too much stuff (although I knew this when I was packing) due to carrying around my paintball and DJing gear.  With all the electronics I’d got I need to be able to get a decent source of power + USB charge for my devices. 

When I …

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The Amazon Kindle – My New Favorite Toy

The start of a series of posts on gear I’m going to take travelling with me…

Shortly before moving out of my flat, and after watching my old flatmate use one, I purchased an Amazon Kindling 3G Keyboard from Dick Smith.  This has without a doubt become one of my favorite “toy” purchases behind my Macbook Pro, …