Odd Gadgets for Summertime – TVNZ Breakfast

It’s finally summer and for most people that means its time to head out into the great outdoors.  For technology geeks that means leaving behind the flat screen TV’s and PS3’s. But fear not gadget fans, TVNZ’s inspector gadget John Buckley has found three new items which you might want to use during a long hot summer.

ck Calvin Klein Memory Frame
Innovative yet stylish, these designer sunglasses have a hidden 4 gigabyte usb drive in the right arm.  Data storage never looked so cool.
Price: $339.95

Product Website: http://www.generaloptical.com.au
Available from: Sunglass retailers nationwide
Rating: 2 out of 5

Skullcandy H2O LINK Hydration Pack with integrated Speakers
The H2O LINK pack is not only a backpack with a water carrying system; it also has a battery-powered amplifier that fires sound out of 60mm speakers embedded in the straps. You can listen to your MP3 player or even answer your phone without digging around in the pockets.
Price: $249.95
Available from: Various surf, snow and music retailers such as the CD and DVD store
Product Website: http://www.skullcandy.co.nz/packs.html
Rating: 3 out of 5.

Eva Solo Salad Spinner from Askew
This is the Danish designer answer to the eternal question: what’s the best way to wash my lettuce?  Who can be bothered patting lettuce with a tea towel? Simply wash your salad in this stylish bucket then swing it over your head to release the moisture.
Price: $155.00
Available from: Askew stores
Website: http://www.askew.co.nz/Things/EvaSolo.aspx
Rating 3 out of 5

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

ck Calvin Klein Memory Frame

Innovative yet stylish, these designer sunglasses have a hidden 4 gigabyte usb drive in the right arm.  Data storage never looked so cool.

Price: $339.95

Product Website: www.generaloptical.com.au

Available from: Sunglass retailers nationwide

Rating: 2 out of 5

Skullcandy H2O LINK Hydration Pack with integrated Speakers

The H2O LINK pack is not only a backpack with a water carrying system; it also has a battery-powered amplifier that fires sound out of 60mm speakers embedded in the straps. You can listen to your MP3 player or even answer your phone without digging around in the pockets.

Price: $249.95

Available from: Various surf, snow and music retailers such as the CD and DVD store

Product Website: http://www.skullcandy.co.nz/packs.html

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Eva Solo Salad Spinner from Askew

This is the Danish designer answer to the eternal question: what’s the best way to wash my lettuce?  Who can be bothered patting lettuce with a tea towel? Simply wash your salad in this stylish bucket then swing it over your head to release the moisture.

Price: $155.00

Available from: Askew stores

Website: http://www.askew.co.nz/Things/EvaSolo.aspx

Rating 3 out of 5

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