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Yi 2 - Best Budget 4K 

Gitup Git2 (My Pick)

Xiaomi Yi


DR02 D - Best Budget Dual Cam

Yi Ultra 2.7K
Mobius (also works as a Dashcam)
Polaroid Cube+
Drift Ghost X

My favourite USB battery power Pack

This is the excellent USB power pack I use when I travel.

2 x 2.1amp outputs. 8400mAh capacity.

Two digit Led display shows battery level


What SD CARD should I buy?

If you want an SD Card for your camera - these are the ones I use and recommend. 

I'd strongly recommend not to buy any SD cards off ebay - I've heard about too many issues with counterfeit cards - often sold on by unwitting resellers. My inbox regularly gets messages from people who bought a £150 camera then cheaped out and bought a £3 memory card on ebay - Then when it doesn't worth they blame the camera! It doesn't make any sense. Good memory is cheaper than it's ever been - see the links above.

A lot of HD cameras will not work properly with cards larger than 32GB (cards over 32GB are usually SDXC rather than the SDHC standard used by 32GB cards. SDXC cards use the ex-FAT system rather than FAT32 - in short they are a different standard). - so don't just buy the biggest card you can afford - read the specs in the manual to see what it accepts.


RECOMMENDED CARDS (for action cams - see dashcams below)

CLASS 10 UHS-1 CARDS (For HD Cameras)


U3 CARD (For 4K cameras)




The SD card in a dashcam is re-written over, more frequently than in other types of cameras. Some manufacturers void their guarantee if an SD card was used in a dashcam. So, no surprise, there are special High Endurance SD cards made just for's some.


VERY IMPORTANT. These links take you to the product, however Amazon have three different ways of selling. There's Amazon Direct - This means that you are only dealing with Amazon themselves, then there's other sellers that use Amazon's facilities - these show as Fulfilled By Amazon and finally there's Market Place sellers that advertise on Amazon, but operate independently.  I strongly recommend that you only use the first...the Amazon Direct - Sold By Amazon option. Even if it appears that you are paying a couple of £/$ more it is more than likely you are comparing the price of a real item against the price of a fake.

To give you an idea of the extent of the fake goods problem. In a 2016 survey by Apple - 90% of the 'Apple' chargers sold through Amazon - using the other the two methods..which includes the "Fulfilled by Amazon" option -  were found to be counterfeit....90%! 

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Bluetooth Handset - Modded to be funnier


I recently bought a Mockia Retro Bluetooth handset from

My idea is to use it in combination with a classic bell ringtone on my iPhone - perhaps even going the whole hog and using one of the rotary phone dial apps. Imagine the look of surprise on my work colleagues faces when my phone rings and I pull a full sized handset out of my inside pocket. OK well not the funniest or most original idea in the world - but the kind of thing that makes me chuckle.

Anyway the Mockia handset is ideal, a proper bluetooth handset with inbuilt answer and volume controls, rechargeable via a normal USB socket with adaptor lead.

There was just one problem - it didn't look as funny as I thought it would. I couldn't just put my finger on it - but it just seemed less ludicrous than I anticipated.


Then it hit me, I know what it needed. So out came the drill together with a spare piece of cable and voila 10 minutes later the phone was transformed into comedy gold. mokia-mod

Its amazing what difference a tiny piece of wire makes.


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Reader Comments (2)

Hahaha! This is awesome! :) Can you link your twitter to your web site. :)

May 7, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterBenson Wong

Thanks Benson - I'm not too clued up with Wordpress/Twitter integration. I've got the Twitter account displayed in the right hand column - but I'm not a big Twitterer (yet).

May 7, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTechmoan

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