New term + new student loan instalment = SHOPPING. So to get you ready for the new term Inspector Gadget style, we have made a list of the best new technology under £150 to get you ready for the year.
This is a no-brainer. Your battery is going to die on you at some point. In comes life saver number one: The Anker PowerCore portable charger. Not only does it come with a two-year warranty, it also has a huge battery, so you can charge your phone multiple times before it needs recharging. It’s also sleek enough to fit in your pocket.
LiveScribe 3 Pen Black Edition £129.99
The Livescribe pen 3 is the ultimate time-saver. It records everything you write on paper and saves it to your computer and phone! It uses Bluetooth technology, so no need for an internet connection. It can even record audio – in case you missed anything important. All that’s needed now is an upgrade that writes assignments by itself…
Bnest Portable Espresso Machine £34.53
Calling all coffee lovers! The Bnest Portable Espresso Machine allows you to make steamy, hot espresso shots at any time in the day. It requires no charge, you don’t need to plug it in and it’s easy to clean. All you need is your favourite ground coffee and some water. Hallelujah.
HISY Bluetooth Headset Stand Black £18.
The Hisy Bluetooth Button is a must have for all the photo-fanatics . As the name suggests, the device is built using Bluetooth technology, so simply place your smartphone on the included stand, step back (up to 90 feet!) and press away. Works with iOS7 or later and options for Android are also available.
Ion Max LP Potable Turntable with Speakers £79.00
Treat yourself to an enhanced audio experience with this portable turntable. Equipped with built-in speakers for convenience, this stylish system plays vinyls and digital tracks thanks to the handy built-in USB port. Perfect for music lovers everywhere.
Lumie Bodyclock Starter 30 £59.95
For those of you who like to hit the snooze button 5 times before actually waking up, the Lumie Bodyclock is a new, scientifically proven way to help you wake up naturally. It gradually brightens from half an hour before the set alarm time, signalling the body to ease the production of sleep hormones so you wake up comfortably to bright surroundings. (There is also an optional alarm beep – just in case.)
Robocopp Personal Alarm £7.99
Keep yourself safe with this nifty little personal alarm. It makes an impressively loud sound (ambulance level) when activated and is nice and compact – making it perfect for travel. It is also police approved so it can literally go with you anywhere.
Masterplus Surge Protected USB Plug/Adapter £9.99
Simple, yet effective, this convenient USB plug allows you to charge multiple devices at once. It features a plug socket and two USB ports – perfect for multitasking with ease.