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British Gas ready EnergySmart meter-reading iPhone app
British Gas are set to release Energy Smart, an iPhone app designed to help customers avoid estimated bills. Rather than have a meter-man visit your home, Energy Smart lets users submit gas and electricity meter readings straight to British Gas…
USB laptop cooler inspired by, er, gas hob
How about this for just plain weird. It’s a USB laptop cooler, inspired by, er, a gas hob. The cooler has dual fans, which should be powerful enough to keep your laptop as cool as required. And of course it takes power directly from the computer’s USB port.
Compatible with any laptop computer, it features a blue LED light to simulate a gas hob. Just don’t try cooking on it though. The gas cooker USB cooler costs £8 and is available from here.
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I can now relax. And sleep. Although it gets a bit cold to sleep at night…
TurboFlame designer household lighter
Apparently, the Turboflame Arc Lighter is the first “designer” household lighter to combine cutting-edge technology with “contemporary living style.”
This means it’s made out of metal and looks a bit shiny…