PM2673221@GADGET+Gadget+ColLogitech Broadcaster Wi-Fi Webcam – Pounds 169 from Logitech. Far more than just a camera to see who is on the other end of your online chat, this webcam delivers topnotch, sharp, vibrant footage. You can record directly to your Mac, iPhone or iPad with ease over your Wi-Fi network and broadcast live across the globe on the free video-streaming platform Ustream.

Portable with HD 720p video, you’ll be sharing your passions, performances and interests like a professional.

Magicbox Voice 440 – Pounds 59.99 from Pixmania. For users of the Skype network, this will come in very handy.

With one of these boxes plugged into your PC, you can use the cordless dual phone to speak to friends and family all over the world – it’s much better than shouting into your laptop speakers.

And the real beauty of this one is that it works on your standard fixed line network too.

Humax YouView Recorder – Pounds 249.99 from Currys. This box is full of smart tricks – and no subscription is needed.

You can grab all the Freeview channels in glorious HD and enjoy catch-up services such as BBC iPlayer, 4oD and ITV Player.

A whopping 500GB hard drive is included, giving up to 300 hours of recordable television for you to enjoy in your own time.

iZON Remote Room Monitor – Pounds 99.95 from Firebox. If you want to keep an eye on your abode when you are miles away from home, this nifty piece of kit is just what you need.

Working alongside an app on your phone, place the camera on any surface and log in to your secure user account to see what’s occurring in your house.

It also reacts to sound and motion – handy if you want to know who used the last of the milk.

Evening Mail; Birmingham (UK)

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