Category Archives: TECHNOLOGIC
As we all know, commuting can be very long and very boring; and during fashion season, very tiring! While we can sometimes have all these things planned that we’re going to do on our journey to make it worthwhile and
cost time effective, it doesn’t always work out that way.
The world’s premier online luxury fashion destination NET-A-PORTER.COM and MR PORTER, the award-winning global retail destination for men’s style, announced today their partnership with Google as the first third-party retailers of Google Glass, launching 17th September in the UK.
The makeup artist/cosmetics brand famous for simplifying beauty, Bobbi Brown, has a new app – the ASK Bobbi app is like having a personal makeup artist in your pocket giving expert advice, tips and product recommendations at your fingertips.
Some features of the ASK Bobbi APP:
· ASK Bobbi directs you to your nearest store, books the appointment and syncs it to your calendar.
· ASK Bobbi saves your recommended products from your on-counter makeup lesson.
· Create an ASK Bobbi Wishlist and shop your favourite products via BobbiBrown.co.uk.
· Step-by-step guides feature a mirror view to test your new skills.
You can download the ASK Bobbi APP on iTunes
As our addiction to various social media apps, games, and online shopping increases, so does our need for portable power. What with the four major fashion weeks just around the corner, we’ll be screaming for an outlet and a spare hour to charge our mobiles, tablets and laptops! Also, with new airport regulations meaning you need to keep your phone, tablet and other gadgets ready to be powered up when you fly, a portable charger is now an essential travel item.
Here are five of the best portable chargers on the market. A wide variety of products to keep you connected, each with some unique functions including; integrated lightning cable, solar power, hand turbine, dual charge capacity, water resistance, Bluetooth connectivity, plus an international plug adapter – what more could you possibly need!
Mophie Power Reserve Lightning £39.95 www.amazon.co.uk
If you want a tiny charger that’s still powerful enough to give your iPhone a recharge, the neat Mophie is perfect. Featuring an integrated lightning cable and built-in USB connector, the 950mAh Mophie Power Reserve requires no additional cables for charging. Available in red, black or white.
Soulra Boost Turbine 4000 £69.99 www.soulracorp.com/uk
An emergency battery charger all powered by hand turbine – so you control how much power you put in. Just one minute of ‘hand cranking’ provides four minutes of power. The Boost Turbine also features a rechargeable 4000mAh internal battery for days when you just don’t feel like doing all the hard work yourself! Made from lightweight yet durable aluminium, it’s tough enough to take virtually anywhere with you but won’t weight you down. Small enough to stash in your pocket, you can take it anywhere for a big-time boost.
XSories Sneaker Power Bank £55.99 www.xsories.co.uk
A cool, silicone sneaker sole pattern hides a high power 4200mAh/3.4v internal battery, with a dual USB port to charge two devices simultaneously. It can also be topped up whenever you need to. The Sneaker Power Bank will guarantee you never run out of power on the go!
Braven BRV-Bank £119.99 www.amazon.co.uk
The BRV-BANK™ is the world’s first Bluetooth®-enabled, USB controlled ultra-rugged power bank. This hugely powerful 6000mAh rugged power provider is built with an IPX5 water-resistant rubber exterior and is designed to charge wherever you travel. With the ability to withstand anything Mother Nature throws at it, the BRV-BANK™ is designed for emergency preparedness and the great outdoors.
Twelve South PlugBug World £39.95 http://store.apple.com/uk
The clever PlugBug World attaches to, and converts, any MacBook Power Adapter into a dual charger that works in any major country. It gives you an extra USB charging slot plus 5 international plug adapters to keep both your laptop and other devices fully charged. It also doubles as a standalone, international USB wall charger.