Are you a gadget fiend? Then our November Country Kit is just for you. Our managing editor Zanél Jordaan has put together a gadget round-up for this month that’ll make you fall in love with tech.
Take a look at last month’s Country Kit here.
View from the top
The Helicute VR Drone Kit is a must for getting a bird’s eye view of your outdoor activities, and for capturing your summer highlights. The 14cm x 14cm x 6.5cm drone is valued at R1 499.
See, Hear, Speak
The Ring Spotlight Cam will keep you and your family safe with 1080HD video, LED Spotlights and 110-decibel siren. It has an HD camera with two-way talk and live view, so you can watch over your home from anywhere by linking it to your cellphone.
As Simple as 1, 2, 3
Turn smartphone photography into a true art form by taking shots that stand out from the rest. Experiment with this Aukey three-in-one camera-lens kit that gives you different effects and fields of view with a fisheye, wide-angle and macro lens. Simply clip it onto your cellphone, and snap away.
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Have clean water wherever you go. The Brita Fill & Go Active bottle includes a filter disc to ensure that your water is safe and delicious and it comes in different colours.
In with the Old
Save the world, one refurbished mobile phone at a time. WeFix repairs and replaces damaged parts of smart devices, which minimises electronic waste and is a cheaper alternative to buying a new device. iPhones, iPads, Samsungs, Huaweis, LGs and DJI drones can all be fixed.
Get a Handle on Things
The 28.5cm x 18cm x 20.3cm compact, waterproof Thule Shield Handlebar Bag allows cyclists to keep items like phones, maps, snacks and water bottles safe and close at hand when going on adventures. It’s easy to mount on your handlebar.
The uKeg mini keg keeps beer or home brew cold, fresh and carbonated whether on the road or at home. It’s made from durable, double-wall vacuum-insulated stainless steel with a CO₂ regulator cap.
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Don’t let your memories be forgotten in the folders of a smartphone or PC. The instant printouts from Fujifilm’s Instax SQ6 bring photos back to life. This analogue camera produces images in minutes. It’s ideal for travel snaps and easily fit into your pocket or wallet.
Smell the Coffee
This hand-held, portable espresso brewer is perfect for the outdoors. Whether you’re camping or on a road trip, the Nanopresso by Wacaco is weatherproof and small enough to fit in a backpack.
Give your braai a personal touch, by branding your meat. Design your own message – ‘Happy Birthday’, ‘Nice rump’, or ‘Don’t touch, Dear’.