By Fatima Sheikh

The latest nifty gadgets are one way people proclaim their status as well as stay au courant. Quench your thirst for innovation and stay updated by checking out the best buys the tech world has to offer


This alarm clock is a dream for those who have trouble waking up in the morning. When it’s time to wake up the device starts to ring, but if you don’t turn the alarm off in a minute the device will sound like a siren and run away. The device will run into walls and change direction. To turn it off you will have to get up and reach for it.  For a low price of $40, you can get clocky from their website at www.nandahome.com

Nanoleaf Aurora  

This particular “lamp” (for want of a better word) is perfect for all those DIY buffs out there. It’s difficult to call this device precisely a lamp, as it’s a series of LED panels capable of displaying lights of a myriad of colours, which you can attach to the ceiling, walls, floor or even your furniture. The basic set has 9 panels and the owner can create with combination. The Nanoleaf Aurora syncs with your mobile device and allows you to change and create great designs. Costing €200, the NanoLeaf Aurora is available at www.eu-shop.nanoleaf.me


This unique case turns your smartphone into a Polaroid camera. The case is based on a system that avoids the use of ink. The case is designed in a way that it can be used with almost any smart phone on the market today. The basic cartridge for the case has enough special paper for 10 pictures. All this is available on their website at www.prynt.com

Hapi Fork

We all like to eat well but often we don’t have the time to pace ourselves and end up stuffing everything in our mouth at the same time. Gobbling up food is bad for your metabolism. Worry not! Hapi Fork is here to help you. The device uses a sensor to monitor your eating habits. This fork measures the time between the moment you take the food from your plate and the moment you put it into your mouth using a function called portions. In addition, it also measures the time you spend at lunch and the time it takes you to finish your plate. If you’re on a diet or just need to pace yourself while eating, head on over to their website at www.hapi.com  and grab one for yourself right now for only $49.

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