Book Review: Useful Book of Gadgets, Gizmos and Apps

This is an exciting time for tech lovers. Growing up as a millennial, we can’t imagine life without technology (we weren’t born after all). There are a lot of new gadgets out there right now, most of which are now more powerful than those used to send man to the moon.With the rise of technology becoming ever prominent, I was recently sent the new book by Martin Bailey which promises to solve ‘life’s little problems one gadget at a time’.Regardless of whether you’re a tech whizz or can barely work your phone, this book promises to tell you anything you…

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Quirky Products that are a must for your student room.

So, you are about to move into halls of residents. Or maybe a student house. You’ve got socks, spoons, and all the boring items. And yes, you’ve remembered to pack your tooth brush.But there is more to a room, and a house, than those boring essentials.That is why we’ve collected a list of items that, although they’re not on your parents checklist, they are certainly a must have.These are the products that will make your room stand out from the crowd, and make everyone else go “wow!”Optical Illusion 3D Bulb Lamp:Yes, this is a lamp, but it is no ordinary…

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The 5 Fresher’s Week must-haves

1 – An array of alcoholic beverages Well this is a given, but forget the basic vodka and lemonade combo…bring something better to pre-drinks. If you can whack out a bottle of absinthe or a cheeky bottle of tequila it’s bound to steal the show. Also, don’t forget your staple ciders and beers…they’ll be a godsend during Ring of Fire, will keep you still standing after Never Have I Ever and is an essential for Beer Pong.   2 – Speakers, Docking Stations & a decent playlist Nothing screams ‘tumbleweed’ more than a flat party with no music, or even…

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Review: LifeProof gadget cases

I’ve learnt from experience that student + phone + night out = disaster. I’ve seen plenty of smashed screens, iPhone’s that decided to go for a swim down the toilet and even a careless clumsy drop on the pavement. Whatever happened leading up to the disaster, the outcome is always the same. Our poor smartphones are obliterated and there is nothing we can do. I love the idea of a water, dirt and shock proof phone case because from my personal phone traumas, at least one of these elements has come into play. LifeProof are the latest company to acknowledge…

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Five Ways to “Get Rich Quick!”

Every student has this problem. You’ve reached the end of your student loan, and your bank account is looking pretty thirsty at £3.74. So how can you make money without giving up too much of your time to a part-time job? Here are some great sites which can provide you with the opportunities to make some fast cash. 1. Music Magpie Music Magpie gives you cash for all your old CDs, DVDs, games, clothes and tech. All you have to do is enter the barcode, or the brand, and they will tell you how much it’s all worth. Once you’ve uploaded all…

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