5. Alpha-Stim SCS
Combat stress and fatigue the electric way: simply attach the alpha-stim’s headphone like electrodes to your earlobes – stay with us on this – and set it for a session of anything between 20 and 60 minutes. Studies show that use every other day will restore you to your best, rid you of anxiety and wake you the f**k up.
The clincher: It’s also said to relieve “pain”. we don’t like pain.
6. Elipson Planet L
Speakers are a dime a dozen, but any littering this list are special, either in looks or features. The Planet l resembles a 60s B-movie alien’s space helmet and can be free standing, wall mounted or hung from the ceiling. two years of r&d went into squeezing the 6.5-inch, 60w drivers into the spherical design.
The clincher: Equally sexy stands and mounts available (extra cost, mind you).
7. Kaspersky Mobile Security 9
This new app for Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian protects your mobile with real-time, automatically updated anti-malware scans. there’s also the ability to store or hide specific contacts, apps, notes, emails and texts in encrypted folders, while GPS find will help track down your phone, should it go walkies.
The clincher:Filters out stalkers and exes by assigning contacts to a black list.
8. Logitech G400
With sensitivity switchable between 400 dpi and 3,600 dpi, this optical gaming mouse adapts for either precision shooting or fast manoeuvring. the report rate – the amount of time it takes to fire a signal from mouse to PC – is just 1ms.
The clincher: Eight buttons, programmable via bundled software.
9. Anti-Sleep Pilot
Twenty per cent of driving accidents are caused by tiredness. This stylish Danish dashboard widget calculates just how knackered you are before your journey using “26 scientifically identified factors”. It then challenges you with touch tests to gauge how near to ploughing into that central reservation you are, and advises you when you really should be thinking about a break.
The clincher: It’s also available as an iPhone app (£11.99 from the app store).
10. Parrot Asteroid ICE system
Comprising a 3.2-inch, colour display and detachable faceplate that acts as a remote, Parrot’s in-car system runs on a bespoke version of android and gives access to dedicated apps as well as GPS mapping over 3G with points of interest, internet radio, voice-activated dialling and contact photos for incoming calls.
The clincher: iPhone integration on an Android powered device, no less.
11. BMW Carbon Racer
The German car giant has also been producing bicycles for over 60 years. This speed steed channels that experience into just 7.4kg of purest, blackest carbon fibre. Corrosion-free and faster than a cyclist being pursued by an angry cabbie, it’s finished with quality shimano gears and does everything short of leaving tron style light trails behind as you ride.
The clincher:Superbly stylish red detail on saddle and handlebars.