Christmas

8 Awesome Toys From the 1980s and 1990s

Do you remember Rubik’s Cube, Care Bears and other great toys from the 1980s? Here’s a quick trip down memory lane. Rubik’s Cube The actual story of this most famous toys actually began in 1974 when it was created by a Hungarian professor of architecture, Erno Rubik. At the time, Hungary was behind the Communist Iron Curtain so getting it to a wide audience was tough. That was thanks to mathematicians taking it to international conferences and an expat Hungarian entrepreneur took it…

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12 Quick Fire Christmas Gift Ideas And Stocking Fillers From Just £1.99!

Great ideas for presents at 7dayshop.com from just £1.99! Help make it a happy Christmas! Headphones These stylish wireless Bluetooth headphones offer superb sound at an affordable price with  a range of smartphones, tablets and other devices. The sleek design features a built-in microphone and built in controls. It pauses music and play back automatically when receiving an incoming call. Even better is the price of £11.99 – which includes delivery. To find out more, click here. Or what about these…

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Christmas fairy lights could be “slowing” down your Wi-Fi

Warning from telecoms watchdog comes as it releases new app that allows people to test their Wi-Fi set up. Wireless broadband may not be working as well as it could in nearly six million UK homes and offices, according to research published by UK regulator Ofcom, and it’s often down to the way the Wi-Fi is set up. In a press release, Ofcom said: “It could be down to something as simple as interference from other electronic devices, such as…

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Christmas 2015: Super Gift Ideas That Won’t Cost The Earth!

It’s not long before Christmas Day 2015 and if you’re thinking of presents for friends and family, here’s a few ideas. Cyber Monday deals There are loads and loads of great prices on gadgets, headphones, photography, batteries and memory cards >>> click here or on the picture below. LED umbrella Just awesome! click here or on the photo of umbrella.  Canvas print Turn that special memory into a lasting piece of art to hang on your wall with a canvas print. There’s currently 30%…

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How to track Santa: follow his Christmas journey live

Father Christmas has started his annual present delivery run across the world and you can track his progress right now – with a little help from rival tech companies Microsoft or Google. St Nick’s journey has been tracked for more than 50 years by the North Amercian Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) and it has teamed up with Microsoft for a second time on its tracker, reports the BBC. The Norad Sanata tracker – the full website can be found at www.noradsanta.org and offers…

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5 gadgets that could be great Xmas presents from 7dayshop.com

5 gadgets that could make great Christmas presents

Here’s just 5 “buyable” items from 7dayshop.com. They include a smart way to watch TV, extending your Wi-Fi easily, tiny-sized storage for your movies and music, a high-spec great price tablet and how to avoid your phone running out of juice at the worst moment. They could make great Christmas presents for friends and family who love a bit of handy technology or perhaps a gift to yourself. Freeview TV on your phone You can watch Freeview TV on your smartphone,…

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Battery-powered toys set to dominate Christmas wish lists – stock up on batteries now

 Have enough batteries to avoid toys not working on Christmas Day. Whether it’s a robot dinosaur, a family game or a doll, the  Toy Retailers Association list of what the most popular toys are expected to be this Christmas reveals many in the top 12 use batteries. As youngster draw up Christmas lists, check if toys come with batteries and what type they need – eg alkaline batteries. Have enough batteries in reserve so toys don’t run out of power too soon. And don’t forget adults, their presents may need batteries. Watch:…

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How to bag epic deals on Black Friday

Shoppers get ready for super deals on Black Friday. Black Friday began in the US with shops offering on-the-day big discounts and special prices. The term is thought to have originated in Philadelphia to describe disruptive traffic on the day after Americans’ celebrated Thanksgiving. Then there’s Cyber Monday on 1 December, which could be the busiest online shopping day of the year. Black Friday and other deals at 7dayshop.com Black Friday has now finished for another year, but you can still get great deals at 7dayshop, click…

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The “flying fungus” drone aircraft

The drone “melts” in water – ideal for spying and helping destroy the evidence. Scientists at NASA have led the development of the new aircraft, which is made from fungus and recently made its maiden flight. One use of the technology could be to fly covert spying missions and then once complete to crash the drone into water to avoid detection. The drone’s body is made from mycelium (the vegetative part of a fungus) covered by protective sticky cellulose “leather” sheets…

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Christmas 2014: 4 early ideas for presents

With Christmas fast approaching, here are 4 ideas for presents that will be appreciated by friends and family, but don’t have to cost a fortune: 1. Canvas Print Turn one of your beautiful photos, a favourite family snap, holiday picture or portrait of a pet into a stunning canvas print. Your nearest and dearest can then enjoy it and get a unique, thoughtful and lasting present from you. Snapmad.com is currently offering 25% off all canvas prints. You can find out…

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