WATCH: Use your toaster as a videogames controller (maybe)

Check out this video from YouTube user Vexal, which claims that thanks to a common chipset found in modern toasters, they can be connected to your PC via USB and used as controllers in games. Well, maybe, anyway. The video is so well done it is hard to say with 100% certainty that it is…

6 USB gadgets that you need in your life

All aboard the Universal Serial Bus! Destination: Productivity. Well, maybe. Here's our pick of six interesting USB gadgets that will – in some way – enhance your life….

JBL skims Pebbles onto the market – USB speakers with DSP

JBL has announced the distinctive looking Pebbles, a compact USB powered stereo speaker system for the desktop, with digital signal processing and SlipStreamTechnology. The JBL Pebbles plug-and-play stereo speakers are designed to connect to a computer in the quickest, most efficient…

AOC 16 inch portable PC monitor is powered by USB alone

AOCs 16 inch monitor doesn't look all that impressive at first glance. A dimunitive TFT screen running at 1366×768 resolution, it doesn't boast the viewing angles of an IPS display, nor the high resolutions. It's strong USP however is that…

NSFW: Does a 16GB USB vibrator tickle your fancy?

Is this the most geek-friendly vibrator of all time? Take a look at the Duet, a waterproof USB-powered vibrator that could be as useful in the workplace as it is in the bedroom. Now, before you start sniggering about…

EVERYBODY needs a USB charging cooking pot, don't they?

We've seen USB ports on pretty much everything by now; from desk fans to little portable vacuum cleaners. But this is definitely one of the more bizarre items to have the ubiquitous port on it. The humble cooking pot…

Video: Sony Bloggie compact camcorder hands-on

Tech Digest got to have a play around with the rather unique Sony Bloggie MHS- PM5K compact camcorder at a recent preview event. With a six-inch LCD screen, 270 degree rotating lens and a flip-out USB port for easy-uploading,…

SmartSwipe credit card reader makes online shopping safer

SmartSwipe, the USB credit card reader that makes shopping online quicker and safer, is now available from Firebox.com. Great for online shopaholics and those wary of inputting their credit card details online, this USB gadget lets you swipe the card…