Friday May 29, 2020

The Gadget Guy: The things that make life easier

Little conveniences ease the bumps in your day and hopefully allow more time to do whatever it is you enjoy

25th October, 2015
Sockets with built-in USB ports

One of the defining characteristics of a “gadget”, as far as I’m concerned, is that it should make life in some way easier; more convenient. It doesn’t need to imbue you with immortality or vent infinite supplies of dollars, just little conveniences that ease the bumps in your day and hopefully allow more time to do whatever it is you enjoy. So I got thinking about items that do just that....

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