Gadgets for around $50 – TVNZ Breakfast

Wednesday November 12th 2008

Inspector Gadget John Buckley sets out to dispel the myth that technology costs a lot.

Click the image to see the full interview with Paul Henry


iTour-10 Capsule Speaker
Great for MP3 players, Notebook/PC, Portable gaming devices, iPod,Mobile phones and portable CD players, this mini speaker packs a punch way beyond it’s size.
Available from Noel Leemings, Disk Smith Electronics, Orb Stores,
Manufacturers Website:
Rating: 4 out of 5

Super Deluxe LED Charger Light and Radio
RRP: $64.00
This product has so many functions it’s like the swiss army knife of torches. It has five super bright LEDs, an FM Radio, a magnetic base, in built batteries which can be recharged from a mains or through its dynamo – and you can use it to recharge many types of mobile phone.
Available to buy this week at Big Boys Toys or from the manufacturer’s website at:
Rating 5 out of 5

Laser Guided Scissors
RRP: $44.95
The scissor handle has a built-in laser light that projects a beam so that you can cut in a straight line. The scissor blades are stainless steel and cut very clean with a micro serrated edge.
Available from the online store,
Product page:
Rating 4 out of 5

Flexi Keyboard
RRP: $29.95
Flexible, practical and durable this gadget is a practically indestructible waterproof keyboard. Lightweight, ultra-slim, and compact, it is available in blue or pink.
Available from the online store,
Product page:
Rating 4 out of 5

Flying Alarm Clock
RRP: $44.95
You’ll have to get up when this alarm starts, because it literally takes off and flies around the room, making a really annoying noise like a siren, so you’ll have to find the helicopter first, before you can turn it off.
Available from the online store,
Product page:
Rating 3 out of 5

All prices correct at time of publishing. Products subject to availability.