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Published: Dec 20, 2012 06:23:51 AM IST
Updated: Dec 18, 2012 03:31:57 PM IST


Toys For Tech Conoisseurs
Old bottle, new wine
The Philips Original Radio gives a modern tech twist to the 1950s’ icon, making it into advanced radios and docking stations for iPods. The 10-watt powered speakers come with options that includes iPhone or iPod docking, DAB+ digital radio and FM radio. 

Toys For Tech Conoisseurs
Sound Choice
Travelling gamer? Ditch that headset that looks like dustbins strapped to your head and get this swivel-cupped Genius Lychas HS-G550, which folds down to a compact form. With 50mm neodymium drivers you’ll have no audio complaints, with plenty of bass and crisp separation. Comes with volume controls for each ear, in-line controls and an integrated mic with mute switch. 

Toys For Tech Conoisseurs
For Bright Mornings
A lozenge of purest rubbery redness—other colours are available—the Karlsson Gummy alarm clock has a strong backlight and may well be tough enough to survive being hurled at the wall for disturbing your repose.

Toys For Tech Conoisseurs

Wooden Frames
The Sigma SD1 Wood Edition is made of super-choice amboyna burl, that takes 60 hours to cut each case out of, mill and polish. Only 10 of these have been made. And it isn’t bad at taking pictures either.

Toys For Tech Conoisseurs
Pipe Art
Now you can sip on wine and not worry about toppling the bottle over. This innovative Multi-Pipe Bar Table designed by Gunjan Gupta has been crafted from mild steel, and can hold magazines and bottles alike.

Pipe Art, courtesy Better Interiors, Old Bottle, New Wine, Sound Choice, For Bright Mornings, Wooden Frames, courtesy T3 (This material is reproduced from T3 magazine and is the copyright of or licensed to Future Publishing Limited, a Future plc group company, UK2010. Used under licence. All rights reserved.)

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(This story appears in the 21 December, 2012 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)

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    on Oct 4, 2013