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Something for the Weekend Gadgets

16GB IPod Nano by Something for The Weekend

First Published: 07/11/2009 11:18:41

27th September 2009

Seemar Parmar joined Tim Lovejoy on the Something for the Weekend sofa for the second week on the bounce this week.  The gadgets showcased this week were a puzzle called the NeoCube, the new 16GB iPod Nano and the Duncan Freehand MG Yo-Yo, the world's most expensive Yo-Yo.


The NeoCube is a magnetic puzzle / stress buster that's difficult to put down.  Comprising 216 metal ball bearings, there's no solution as such other than to make it back into a cube.  If you can't be bothered with that, just play aroud with it and see how many shapes you can make.  Available at Laskys for £29.99.

16GB iPod Nano

The new 16GB iPod Nano includes an number of features not present on its predecessors.  These include a built in video camera, an FM radio with a live pause feature, and a built in speaker.  Weighing in at only 36.4 grams, the new Nano boasts an impressive performance and it's 16GB drive will store 4000 songs, 14,000 iPod-viewable photos or 16 hours of video. Available at Dixons for £124.40.

Duncan Freehand MG Yo-Yo

The Duncan Freehand MG Yo-Yo is the most expensive yo-yo ever made.  Made from 99.5% forged magnesium it is also the also the best yo-yo you can buy and gives you ultra-smooth spins. being the best in the world obviously comes at a price so you need to be quite heavily in to yo-yoing to shell out for one of these babies.  Available exclusively at for £289.99.

* Note all items were available at the prices quoted at time of writing.

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A review of the Some Things for the Weekend gadgets spot on the Sunday morning BBC2 television show Something for the Weekend. Regular presenters of this item include Lucy Hedges, Nikki Dean, Ella Williamson, Shini Somara, Seemar Parmar and Abi Griffiths. ** Please note if you wish to view retailer descriptions of the gadgets showcased here, or indeed purchase any of the products mentioned in this TLog, then click the links embedded in the item descriptions.