IFA 2008: m-Qubic video messaging system – a post-it note for the future

The m-Qubic video messaging system is basically a post-it note on the fridge, but for the 21st century. You hit “record”, relay a quick message, and in tens of millions of years a highly advanced civilization will discover a fossil recording of you getting really pissed off with your flatmates eating your cornflakes. They’ll deduce that we were a warlike, aggressive race, and will blow up the rest of the planet in spite…

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Duncan GeereIFA 2008: m-Qubic video messaging system – a post-it note for the future

Twenty most useless gadgets revealed in online survey

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Brits by a lot of crap gadgets, it seems, if the results of a recent survey by the independent review site Reevoo is anything to go by.

The worst product of all time is the electric nail file — something I’ve never had cause to use — which is supposed to offer professional results but seemingly doesn’t.

Laser-guided scissors are rubbish because the laser is attached to the scissors (I suppose it would be) so is no good for those with shaky hands.

When is a candle not a candle? When it’s a pathetic electric candle, apparently, which came in at third place. Honestly, who doesn’t love real candles and the genuine risk of burning your house down?…

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Andy MerrettTwenty most useless gadgets revealed in online survey