Gadgets: Birdfy smart bird feeder, FEULL Fllow motorbike and more
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From the May 2023 issue of E&T: technology that transforms birdwatching, commuting, camping, music, even coffee.
Netvue Birdfy Feeder AI
A bird feeder with built-in Wi-Fi camera and AI. Push notifications alert you to birds while ignoring other motion. You get video clips and still images. The AI even tries to identify the bird species. Clever features help keep away squirrels and other pests. Optional solar panel.
From £213 shop.netvue.com
Read Caramel’s full hands-on review.
This powerful electric motorbike, delayed by Covid, is now available to pre-order. It boasts an urban range of up to 150 miles. A fast charge takes less than 30 minutes and filling its 10kWh battery costs less than £4. Tech includes front and rear cameras, ABS and regenerative braking.
Jackery Solar Generator 1500 Pro
This giant 35Ah power pack doesn’t just give your phone a new lease of life, it packs enough juice for the whole family to go camping. AC mains, not just USB. Recharge from a wall outlet (2 hours), car (16.5 hours) or the large, weatherproof, folding 200W solar panel (2 hours).
iFi Go link
Plug wired headphones into this small USB dongle to bypass your device’s DAC (digital-to-analogue converter) and put the signal through a superior chip. You get an affordable, instant sound quality upgrade. It’s also handy if your device lacks a headphone socket.
This innovative Swiss coffee machine does away with capsules. The perfect portioning of its coffee balls cuts your cuppa’s carbon footprint dramatically, without wasteful single-use aluminium or plastic. Their thin, seaweed-based covering composts within weeks.
CHF 169.00 coffeeb.com
A colourful British boombox with popular streaming services built in, including Spotify, Deezer and Amazon Music. Internet radio too. Connect via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth and control via app or directly – there’s a screen and buttons on top. Battery life is up to 15 hours.
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