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Philips Hue Go portable desk lamp: can be used upright or on its side, and in different colours depending on your mood

Philips Hue Go, price: €74.99 from Currys, ****

This portable desk lamp from Philips doesn’t promise a lot but delivers all the same by getting creative with its form and overall impact.

It’s awfully clever. Ostensibly a hemisphere, it can be tweaked to sit in various positions. A slightly flattened base means it works facing directly up, but there’s also a small bump on one side that enables it to be placed in a standing ...