These gadgets that are ingeniously designed to serve a purpose can also be excellent gift ideas.
There are many inconspicuous tech-infused gadgets in the market that are ingeniously designed to serve a purpose. The New Sunday Times takes a look at some that can also be excellent gift ideas.
USB cup warmer
Too busy working on your computer that you forgot the cup of coffee you made earlier? If you don't like the idea of drinking cold coffee or any other beverage, the USB Cup Warmer might be just the thing you need. By placing your cup on the holder and plugging the USB cable into any computer, you can keep your drinks warm while working. USB Cup Warmers come in many shapes and sizes and there are also some models which can alternate between heating and cooling.
Just heard a great song on your handphone or MP3 player and want to share it with a friend? Here's how you can do it without having to share your earphones. Get a headphone splitter where you and a friend can listen to one device with two sets of headphones. You can also get the splitters in many shapes and sizes. We liked the heart-shaped headphone splitter which is available in red and pink. The splitter is compatible with any device with a standard 3.5mm headphone socket.