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Old devices with Google

Recycle your old devices with Google could not be easier and is better for the environment and even threaten human health. WEEE The EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive The above symbol is placed on all devices to remind people that they cannot be desposed of by simply throwing away in your normal…

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Amazon Prime Day

Get ready for some great offers with Amazon Prime Day. Not a Prime Cusomter? Join for 30 days Free! Starts midnight on the 13th October until 14th October. Every year this is a much awaited event for many. With exclusive offers and Epic Deals for 2 full days. If you are looking for the latest…

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Smart Window Blinds

With Smart Window Blinds, you control your blinds wirelessly to adapt the light or create privacy depending on your mood. Why Smart Window Blinds? Filters light and reduces reflections on TV and computer screens. Smart Blinds can be controlled at the same time or individually. It’s convenient and great for all generations. Decide what you…

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Password

Important requirement for On-Line Security is your Password. The challenge is creating one that you can remember & provide the best security. Passwords have been around for many centries, just think of Ali Baba and the 40 thieves, this dates back to the 18th century. “Open, Sesame!”  A password today does not move pysical bolders…

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Grow your own Advocado Plant

Grow your own Advocado Plant. My new discovery on the internet is this amazing looking plant and how simple they are to grow Now I am definately not green fingered and have to confess to killing off many of my plants over the years but this I have tried and love it. So now sharing…

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Smart Clock with Google Assist

Smart Clock with the Google Assist does more than just tell you the time and wake you up. Designed to reduce smartphone screen-time at night, it can help you unwind and sleep better. It can also run your smart home, play your favorite music across your home, manage your schedule, and much more. All hands-free,…

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Make your Home, Smarter

Make your Home, Smarter. Most of us possible now have either the Google Mini´s or Alexa. But are you using it to the full potential or simply don´t know what or where to start? You already have made a start with a Speaker! (Google Mini / Alexa) You can then add on to this with…

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Windows 10, Did You Know..

Windows 10, Did You Know that you have several tricks and hidden features that will help your laptop work faster and smoother. Minimise Quickly minimise them all except the one you are currently working in. Click the title bar of the window you want to remain open. Then, hold the mouse down and shaking it.…

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Bits and bytes

Bits and bytes or Mb and MB, as most of us know. We now have Gb and GB with Tb and TB catching up. What does it all mean? Basically, Speed and Storage. In May 2020, a record was set for the fastest internet in Melbourne at a speed of 44.2 terabits per second. (Tbps)…

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BedChill The New Office?

BedChill could be the new office. From a Kickstarter project to production and shipping, raised the money from backers and push the project all the way to production and shipping. So if you are setting up your home office, then this maybe a good solution for you. Plus you have added bonuses, with treating yourself…

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Family Link with Google

With more kids now having a mobile phone, set the rules on the Family Link with Google. Learn, play, and explore online, with you in control. View their activity, manage their Apps and feed their curiosity Not all screen time is the same but the Family Link with Google will show you how much time…

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Google Treks

Unleash your inner explorer and travel the globe without leaving home Google Treks want to give you a sense of what it was like to create its most awe-inspiring Street View collections with a new section in Maps called Treks. Views shows off some of the best Street View imagery collections from around the globe,…

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BBQ Recipes

Burgers & Bangers on the BBQ are a classic but get inspired with some of these tasty BBQ Recipes I have found using my Telitec Fibre Internet! For my first recommended recipe, Grilled avocado halves with hummus and yogurt, was inspired by my vegitarian friend. As for my meat eating friends, they also loved it…

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What is Snapchat

What is Snapchat? It is a great way of sharing everyday moments with your family and friends. Along with games, entertainment, news to name but a few. You record, share and after a while disappear (You can save them also, so you don´t lose them) It is one of many messenging apps with a difference,…

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Keep track of your fitness.

Some of us don´t want to or like to wearing any kind of watch. Fitness Rings are the perfect solution. Keep track of your fitness, sleep & health. Know what´s happening when you Sleep While you sleep, your body is sending a flurry of signals. Communicating your body’s progress as it prepares you for the…

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Go Dark Mode

People are using more devices and staring at bright screens, the light streaming in to your eyeballs is not always good for you. Go Dark Mode will change the white background on your screens to blacks and grays. Giving your eyeballs a rest from all the light. Now we have no evidence or any scientific…

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What is Pinterest

What is Pinerest? Pinterest is a visual discovery engine for finding ideas like recipes, home inspiration, fashion, cars or gadgets. Plus so much more. With Billions of Pins there is alot for everyone to discover, or why not add your own Pins. Create your own board to keep your ideas organized and easy to find.…

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Smart Frame

We love our gadgets & Smart Home stuff here at Telitec and the Lenovo Smart Frame is one of the best, we think! Having all your favorite photos on the wall in just one frame. All on One Enjoy the nostalgia when you’re greeted by your favorite moments from the cloud on a beautifully designed…

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Dogs are just Amazing

Dogs are just amazing! We love them, walk them and I know you talk to them as if they were human! Here at Telitec, we get many dogs that visit us in the office and are always made a fuss of. A bowl of water, a doggie treat (if aloud) and plenty of cuddles is…

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FRI-day Treat

At the end of the week, it´s time for that FRI-day Treat! Tasty hot Churros, sprinkled with sugar and dipped in chocolate, yummy! But you do not need to go out for them, here is how you can make them at home. Ingredients 150 g flour, plain 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 1 tbsp vegetable, canola or olive oil (not extra…

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Google Home Routines

Just saying “Hey, Google, good morning” to your smart speaker is enough to make it spring into action.  ¨Hey Google, Good Morning¨ Your Google Assistant will, let you know the date, time, if you have any appointments for the day and inform you about the weather so you know what to put on that day. All…

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How to Perform a Fibre Speed Test

Here we will show you how to perform a Fibre speed test: You’ve probably used speed test sites to check your Internet connection speed, but many sites are not designed for ultra-fast services like Fibre 300 / 600 / 1000. To enable you to accurately measure your connection speed, we use a speed test that…

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3D Wave in K-Pop Square

Browsing the internet, I came across a bit of chatter about a 3D Wave in K-Pop Square, Seoul, and just had to click play on the video. It looks amazing on the video and only can imagine what it would be like standing right next to it. Comfort & Relaxation I do consider myself to…

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WiFi 6

Wifi 6? What is it? I hear you ask. This is the GHz band that internet WiFi frequencies work on. Currently we have 2.4GHz and 5GHz and the 6GHz will be next out towards the end of this year. This is still to be confirmed here in Europe. Having said that, this will take a…

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Windows 10 Free Download

Windows 10 is still free to download, as Windows 7 stopped receiving support back in January and that includes no more upgrades. Here is a how to upgrade to WIndows 10 guide. Security and program updates, self-help online and extra help you can pay for are offered by Windows on every OS of a minimum…

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Summer Salads

Here are just a few Summer Salads I will be trying out this year. They look delicous and tasty, plus will go great with any BBQ. Epic Summer Salad Make the dressing by blending all of the ingredients in a food processor (or very finely chop them), saving a few herb leaves for the salad. You…

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Covid-19 Updates on Google Maps

Covid-19 Updates on Google Maps gives you information and prompts about disruption in public transport, border checkpoints, and COVID-19 testing centers. Users in 13 different countries, including Belgium, France, Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom, and Spain, will receive a message saying public services might be suspended. You can also see if the bus or train is…

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How To Set up The Mesh WiFi

Here is a step by step guide on How to set up the Mesh WiFi. There isn’t a ton of flexibility on where your connection enters your home. Along side with flashing lights and cables hanging, routers and modems don’t particularly look great Try First You can try improving your current WiFI signal. First, making…

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Phone Calls via Google Mini

First of all you need to have your Google Home set up to Make Phone calls via Google Mini. What you need to do first on your Google Mini Your phone contacts need to be sync´d in your google home app, To do this you need to turn on personal assistant. Plus make sure your…

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The New Working from Home

So, most of us over the last few months have been working from home, but how many of you want to stay working from home and what does this involve to maintain a good work-life balance? If like me, at first it was a little strange and missed the office envirment, even now after nearly…

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Smart Hydroponics

Brighten up your home with a touch of fresh greenery or flowers with Smart Hydroponics Indoor gardening made easy The Smart Hydroponics Garden in the first place is as easy as using a pod coffee maker: you just need to plug in the power adaptor, insert the plant pods, fill the water tank and you’re…

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Smart BBQ

Do you know what your BBQ is missing? Wi-Fi, that’s what. And now you can have a Smart BBQ, giving you an analog barbecue. If you’re cooking up an hours-long meal, a BBQ Wi-Fi hub will help you manage it to ideal tenderness. A Smart Hub connect to an app that acts as your step-by-step…

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Covid-19 on your Mobile?

Covid-19 on your mobile? Yes, you may or may not have noticed a new setting on your mobile. This applies to both Android and Apple. COVID-19 exposure notifications If you go to settings, then click in to Google settings. At the top you will see the new COVID 19 on your mobile. Both Apple and…

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Telitec IPTV Guide

Here is a Telitec IPTV Guide and all you need to know, including initial set up, what cable goes where. Plus, a run through the different buttons on the remote and what they mean. Be in control Instantly watch the programs you what to. When you want to. Giving you a service you can control.

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Make an Appointment with Telitec

Make an appointment with Telitec SL at the main office in Moraira, Alicante, Spain. Telitec are Delighted Starting Thursday 21st May 2020 and over the next few weeks, some of us will be returning to the office as we have been given the go ahead to re-open. Please be aware that the open hours have…

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Facebook Avatar

Have you got your Facebook Avatar yet? Not sure how to do it? then here is a simple guide. Firstly, you need to open Facebook. Tap on the three horizontal lines in the bottom-right of your screen. Third step is to tap on ¨See More¨ Forth step, simply click “Avatars.” Five, Tap “Next” then “Get…

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What is a VPN

First, VPN means Virtual Private Network. It allows you to connect between devices with a private as well as a secure access to websites and online services. The Tech bit Technically it encapsulates your data into standard TCP/IP packets, transfering it accross the internet but becasue it is encripted, it means that the information cannot…

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GOVERNMENT MAKES GRANTS AVAILABLE

The Government makes grants available for companies who wish to continue working from home…   But You’ll Have to Hurry, The Deadline is Next Tuesday, 26th May 2020  Working from Home   The Government makes grants available for companies who wish to continue working from home… During the recent coronavirus crisis many people found that they had…

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Internet of Things

Smart Robot Vacuum One of my favorite Internet of Things is the Smart Robot Vacuum Clearner. With the internet of things growing and in particular a Smart Robot Vacuum, let´s you live life with more freedom. In the first place, it saves you time, secondly, not many of us actually likes cleaning and thirdly it…

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Internet of Things

Smart AC Control We love our Internet of Things at Telitec. In the first place you need an internet connection, which is what we do! but we especially love Gadgets. Summer is coming and the heat is rising. Using the AC Units more and more, after all we like the sun but maybe not the…

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WhatsApp for your Laptop

Did you know you can use WhatsApp on any device, laptop and computer, via the web browser? Here is what, how and why. What is WhatsApp This is an instant messaging service. It is a type of online chat that offers real-time text transmission over the internet. With over 1.5 billion user´s it is one of…

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Love your Photos

Our computers are full of photos we have taken over the years. Our social media accounts have been boosted with likes and shares thanks to the photos we have posted. But when it came down to it, we felt that there had to be something more we could do with all those photo files that…

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Cape Town, Paris, New York and beyond while on Lockdown

Take a Virtual Tour to a Museum, a Zoo or even a Theme Park. Take a Scavenger Hunt through the British Museum Click the link below https://artsandculture.google.com/story/DAWx75ap5FKeBQ MoMA New York Travel to New York, Museo Frida Kahlo, Mexico City or Uffizi Gallery, Florence for a Virtual Tour Try a Tour at the Vatican City Museums…

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Weather Station Indoor Outdoor with Wireless Outdoor Sensor

Understand your indoor and outdoor enviroment, temperature, humidity, air quality, indoor noise levels, barometric pressure. Receive Real-Tine Notifications Use your Weather Station to customise indoor and outdoor alerts and get notifications on your smartphone. Ventilation alerts will tell you when it’s time to air out your home. Access your Data Remotely and with Your Voice…

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Evening Entertainment during Lockdown on Facebook

Quite a few singers and DJ´s are doing live sets in the Evening. Seach for Lockdown Live Streams and you will find many different options from music to quizzes and keep fit. My favourites are Matt Curtis-Mason and Darrell Clayton (DJ Darrell). There are loads of different things on here which are happening throughout the…

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Mesh up your WiFi Coverage

Struggling with WiFi around the home, then we have the answer, using Adaptive Routing Technology. This Mesh system not only looks good but work together to create a transparent Wifi network in each room; a single Deco covers up to 140 square meters. This system will choose the fastest route for device connections and keeps your…

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Puzzle Apps

Keep your brain active, keep away from the kitchen cupboard or just need to switch off from the world, then puzzle apps are a great. Sudoku Challenging Sudoku puzzles everyday to train your brain, and new sudoku puzzles every week. Brain Sudoku for beginners and advanced players! 💪Each Sudoku has only one true solution. Classic Sudoku the…

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Help for Parents

If you are stuck indoors, like most of us are right now and need something for the kids, here is one webiste Gemma found for her two girls. https://www.mundoprimaria.com/juegos-educativos Mundo Primaria has been developed with the clear premise that learning can be fun . For this reason, with the support of experienced teachers and pedagogues, we have created thousands…

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How to Create a YouTube Account

Go to YouTube.com and click the Sign Up link button on right hand side of screen Enter your e-mail address and a password, sign in with an existing gmail account or register a new one Fill in the Re-type Password and Username fields In the Location drop-down list, select the country where you live Enter your postal code Click to select your gender and enter your date…

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Smart Potato

“So, you plug this into any potato,” says Baldeck. “It’s self-powered by the potato; it picks up the potato brainwaves. And then, by using artificial intelligence, it turns potato language into Bluetooth. So, potato can talk to your smartphone.

Have a Picnic indoors

Can not get out, then why not bring out to indoors. Finding stuff for the kids to do, then let them make the sandwiches and set up a picnic area. In the front room or out on the balcony, set up a blanket and have a picnic. Events like this are often the catalyst for…

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Mindfulness Apps

During this time of isolation, some of us may need or find one of these helpful. Aura This mindfulness app provides the user with daily micro-meditations that last only three minutes apiece. Aura helps users relieve stree and anxiety with a technologically advanced, simple, and effective meditation platform. It was created by some of the best…

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Be a Professional Organiser

Shelves lined with labeled baskets, matching jars, and color-coordinated canned goods. A wardrobe organised in to colours or outfits, with the shoes and handbag to match with it. If you are like me and cannot afford a professional organiser you do have options to help you along the way. Try Instagram #organization and find more…

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Cookie Cups

Thank you Pinterest Again! You have directed me to www.delscookingtwist.com/ where I have found the following, I will be trying this at ther weekend. Lovely milk and cookie cups, perfect to enjoy both cookies and milk together in one recipe! SCALE1X2X3X INGREDIENTS FOR THE COOKIES: 1 cup (240g) butter, softened at room temperature 1/2 cup (100g) light-brown…

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Titan Security Key

Like a second lock after your password, Titan Security Keys help prevent phishing and keep out anyone who shouldn’t have access to your online accounts, including Gmail. Titan Security Keys include special firmware engineered by Google to verify the key’s integrity and are built on FIDO® open standards, so you can use them with many…

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Keeping Cool with a Air Multiplier

Soon we will be moving the clocks forward and the weather will be heating up but here is one way of keeping it cool Air Multiplier technology Air Multiplier technology creates a powerful stream of uninterrupted airflow. 30% less Power Consumed Engineered to create powerful airflow using less energy Sleep Timer Fan can be programmed…

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Self-Cleaning Water Bottle and Water Purification System

Keep it cool, or keep things toasty. Double insulated construction keeps your water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12. All in a travel-friendly 500ml / 17o. This is one item the Telitec engineers have in the vans over summer. Long-lasting power Up to 1 month of purification power in a single charge Designed…

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Golf 2 3D Swing Analyzer

Measure the most important aspects of your swing: Club speed, hand speed, club plane, tempo, backswing length, and more. Then review your swing in 3D from any angle. Zepp’s Auto-Video Capture will even record your swing so you can compare your data with video of your actual swing. Instant Evaluations Receive instant analysis and evaluations…

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Bath Towel Warmer

Not really required for the next 6 months month but after seeing this, who wouldn´t want one ready for the winter. OVERSIZED CAPACITY & EVEN HEATING Extra-large towel warmer easily accommodates up to two 40’’ x 70’’ bath towels, robes, PJ’s or your favorite throw blanket. The entire towel is heated inside and out so…

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Shiatsu Massager

With more attention than ever on improving well-being, massage has become a popular treatment. It provides every one with the most innovative, relaxing, and thera peutic, healthy and personal care to keep them stressful moments away. Here is just one we found (and everyone in the office wants to try!) Massages on Multiple Body Parts…

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Here is one for any Wine Drinker

If you’re a wine drinker, you know how important the temperature is to the taste. Certain varietals require certain temperatures, and the Albicchiere Smart Wine Preserver and Dispenser solves that problem. You can set your preferred temperature for each individual bottle of wine. Or follow winery recommendations by simply using the Albi app. And don’t…

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Smart Wireless Meat Thermometer

Boldly go where no wireless meat thermometer has gone before with up to 50 m of Bluetooth extended range. MEATER+ is the perfect cooking tool for outdoor BBQ pit masters who need to monitor their meat and pit temps from afar. For the chef cooking with an oven or stove, the long range MEATER+ will…

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Mixtapes 2020

Remember how fun it was to make a mixtape for someone? Choosing the perfect songs was a labor of love that was made totally worth it when you saw their face and watched them listen to the tunes you picked just for them. With the Milktape USB Mixtape Flash Drive, you can bring that feeling…

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Do you feel the winter blues?

We don´t have long to wait for the summer to be here but if you need a little extra sun light right now, why not try this… Simple one-button operation With its simple on/off operation, the Beurer TL41 emits light therapy at the touch of a button. Ideal for the office The illuminance of a…

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Wearsafe

Just one of many devices that provide safety to your loved ones and can put your mind at ease. Take the hassle out of peace of mind with one touch. The Wearsafe tag streams live audio and provides location updates after an alert is sent. You’ll know where your loved ones are, be able to…

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YOUR FINGER IS YOUR KEY!

“Home Automation refers specifically to things in your home that can be programmed to function automatically. In past years, those automations were pretty basic; lamp timers, automated holiday lighting and so on, but now the possibilities are endless.The good news is: you can now lock your front door, turn lights on and off, or check…

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Sling Bag

Sling backpack for working, gym, traveling, biking, running, hiking, camping, school and everyday using. The bag is light but durable. Adults and children fit very well Roomy compartment: This is a great looking bag. It is also a very good quality bag. The fabric is water repellent and is actually very durable but soft. The…

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Books with Soundtracks

If like reading books and listing to music at the same time, this maybe the future or a great idea for Valentines One cook book has used this idea, giving you receipes from around the world and a Spotify playlist ready for each country, as well as poems, proverbs, curiosities and some very surprising aspects…

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Dog Camera Treat Dispenser

See, talk and play with your dog anywhere Visual: Dog can see yellow and blue.When you use app, the indicator light will turn blue and your dog will know you are around. Rugged: Made of high quality food grade materials, the hard outer casing prevents damage to the dog’s fangs and claws. Security: A single…

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LastSwab

I love this, saving the environment in any way is a plus for me, no matter how small the gesture is, it all helps! Paper and cotton swabs impact the environment because they are single-use. The average person goes through hundreds of cotton swabs each year. These cotton swabs get produced, warehoused, shipped, purchased, used,…

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Luna Smart Wireless Charging Alexa Lamp

Combining four essential functions for any modern home in one, this lamp will instantly improve your interiors. Luna comes equipped with Alexa to answer to your every need, including controlling your other smart home devices. Everything is just a command away, from adjusting your lights to reading the news. Luna is a beautiful lamp that…

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Rollova!

Rollova is designed to transform the way you measure things. A pocket-friendly ruler that measures curves, lines, and a variety of surfaces easier than ever before. Take the pain out of measuring surfaces, materials, and objects. With one easy roll at a time, providing you with an accurate measurement on its digital and high-contrast OLED screen.…

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Smart Heated Blankets

We all need to keep warm at this time of year and with the latest tech, even you heated blankets become SMART! Here is just one we have found. The Comfort Control Electric Blanket by Silentnight helps you to take complete control of your comfort and warmth. You will no longer need to get into…

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Valentines Day

Grand romantic gestures, a lot of puns and just the right amount of chocolate. It’s a day where we can be as ridiculous as we want, claim it’s for love and no one bats an eye. Valentine’s Day should be fun. Whether you spend it with your partner of two years or your BFFs of…

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Not Just a Box of Chocolates

Here are some alternative options to the standard Box of Chocolates Toblerone Make it personal with this delicious milk chocolate with honey and almond nougat bars. Go standard with the 200g bar or supersize it to the XXL weighing in at 4.5Kg Simply add the name of your choice in the Editor.  Marshmallowist The Marshmallowist…

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Knitted Knockers

What is a knitted knocker? A knitted knocker is the name given to a hand-knitted prosthesis for ladies who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy, as an alternative to the ones issued by hospitals. The knocker is made in 100% mercerised cotton, with non-allergenic filling. It is lightweight, extremely comfortable and fits into an ordinary…

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Portal Mini

Portal Mini is the opposite to it´s name! It has great applications for you to use all day, everyday! Laura in Customer Service was very lucky to receive one of these as a Christmas Present and loves it. Not only can she have her photos of family, friends and her dog, Cody, rotating 24/7 but…

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Portable Heater

Nobody likes feeling the cold and with this little heater you don´t need to be! Keep Warm around the house Transfer Warm to You in 3 Seconds – Are you still afraid of staying cold rooms when the winter comes around? This mini fan heater utilises PTC heating element for efficiently and quickly ultra-warm heat…

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Clever Hand Warmer

This is just one of many hand warmers you can get but we like this one as it also has a power bank so you can recharge your mobile while out and about. Reusable Hand warmer built-in 7800mAh lithium ion battery, can give a full charge to mainstream digital devices on market. Large capacity ontinuously…

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Nanoleaf light panels

This clever design means you can wake up to the sunrise, improve your day-to-day mood with pretty colours and automate your lighting. Place the triangular panels together however you like, which easily mount onto any flat surface, then customise your lighting inside the App, set schedules and activate scenes using your voice via Siri, Alexa…

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Coming Soon: Microsoft Surface Earbuds

When wearing these Microsoft earbuds, you can create real-time captions in your Office apps. And these new Microsoft Surface Headphones are also helpful translating devices. In fact, these earbuds can create captions in more than 60 different languages. With 24-hours of battery life, these true wireless earbuds have easy-to-use touch sensors. When you are listening…

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Happy Birthday Gemma! from all @ Telitec

It is Telitec Gemma´s Birthday today, which we are all reminded of from the 1st January! After a night away in Alicante with her Lush, Gemma will be spending time with her two gorgeous daughters and having a special treat for dinner. The real party will be next week with friends and I am sure…

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