Despite having mastered the art of multitasking, we ladies can always use a little something to make daily tasks a tad easier. Every woman likes being spoilt, so we’ve come up with the top 10 chic, fun and savvy gadgets that will tempt you to splash the cash.
If you’re constantly losing things, the Trackr Stickr is the answer to your prayers. This little gadget attaches to whatever you typically use, like your wallet or your tablet. It connects via Bluetooth to an app on your smartphone, allowing you to track the item by setting off an alarm. In case the item is not in close proximity, you can locate it on a map through your phone. BD22.6. Visit www.jadopado.com
Samsung Gear Circle Earphones
Doubling as an accessory, the unique wearable design can be hung around the neck while on the go, without the hassle of wires. When a call comes in, the circle is activated as an Android and gently vibrates to let you know. It also notifies the user with messages, alarms, or any apps.
BD41.100. Visit www.jadopado.com
Adorn Makeup Pen
Quit being worried about being pale in winter and tanned in summer just because you have to keep buying a different shade of foundation. This 3D makeup pen uses advanced technology to create foundation that’s precision matched to your skin. An inbuilt sensor scans your face in total darkness, then “prints” the perfect colour base straight onto your fingertips. Although being released late 2016, you can pre-order it from the website.
BD60. Available from www.getadorn.com
Creopop 3D Printer Pen
Can’t decide which necklace to pair with that dress? Now you can make your own in record time with the Creopop pen, which makes anything you can image using a light-sensitive ink, or photopolymers, that are solidified using LED diodes. CreoPop offers several special types of ink including glow in the dark, glittering and even aromatic ink.
BD65. Available at Virgin Megastore, call 17 172-300
LuMee Illuminating Phone Case
Be seen in your best light with LuMee’s innovative phone case. Selfies have never looked better, as the brilliant front-lit LED lights on either sides of the case give your face a beautiful, bright glow. A dimmer switch controls light brightness and strobe lighting. Moreover, the tough impact-resistant plastic keeps your phone safe.
BD30. Visit www.jadopado.com
Happy Plugs Sound Piece Mini
This pretty gadget is the perfect on-the-go speaker, ideal for travelling and days of leisure. With the built-in microphone, the Sound Piece Mini serves as a conference speaker and speakerphone. The battery has a lifespan of up to 15 hours with the extra feature of an emergency power bank, allowing for smartphone charging on-the-go.
BD37.400. Visit www.happyplugs.com
Adata Power Bank
With this glamorous backup power bank, you never have to worry about your battery dying when you need it most. The bank can charge any USB-based electronic device effectively, while being pretty enough to carry around. Mix and match the colourful patterned exterior with your outfit, or easily slip it into your bag. BD8.200. Visit www.jadopado.com
This fitness tracker is great value for money, and delivers accurate data statistics related to the user’s daily activities and bodily functions. The UP software is easy to use as well, but it’s the data insights that really set it apart from the competition. It monitors steps, calories burned and any bursts of activity as well as the quality and duration of your sleep.
BD50. Available at Virgin Megastore, call 17 172-300
This kettle utilises WiFi to let the user switch it on from anywhere in the house through an app. The ‘wake-up mode’ wakes you up gently from slumber with the question “Good Morning! Would you like me to pop the kettle on? Yes / No” and then you can drift merrily back to sleep for a few minutes. Green Tea should be served at 80°C and coffee at 95°C, iKettle’s optimal brewing feature allows you to select a specific temperature.
BD42.600. Visit www.firebox.com
Tetris Stackable Lamp
Brighten your bedside table with this clever Tetris lamp and relive your fondest gaming memories in real time. If you stack the pieces right, it will light up, and the possibilities with shapes are endless. The LED light turns off when disassembled.
BD9.900. Available at Home Centre, call 17 172-355