giant pushchair

Giant pushchair: Would you ride it?

The Giant Pushchair: Giving parents a new perspective

A US Baby products company, Kolcraft, have gone above and beyond to give parents a better idea of what their children experience when in a pushchair. To highlight this they have designed a giant pushchair and chauffeured parents around town.

Kolcraft designed an oversized version of one of its popular pushchairs, the Contours Bliss. Unfortunately, it will not be available to buy but parents earlier this year took it for a test drive.

“We created the test ride so adults could experience first-hand how each Contours Stroller is carefully designed with a baby’s joy and comfort in mind.”. Kolcraft president Tom Koltun.

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Harry Potter Wizards Unite

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: AR Game

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Your New Favourite AR Game!

First of all, lets take a moment to mention how much of a success Pokemon Go was. Pokemon Go was released it took over the world at an unprecedented and unknown scale! Since spawning lots of different social accounts and a HUGE community grew almost over night. Consequently Harry Potter Wizards Unite is from the same team that brought you Pokemon Go. Aimed at all Harry Potter fans, this game will make all users instant wizards!

From Niantic one of the world’s real-world AR gaming game developers, Harry Potter Wizards Unite will have players launched into the world of Harry Potter. Aimed at all of those who dream of becoming real life wizards, will finally be able to experience the Wizarding World. Also players of Harry Potter Wizards Unite will be able to learn spells and explore their neighborhoods, uncovering everything fantastical. Players will be able to discover and fight all the legendary beats from the game! Also team up with other wizards to take down the weird and wonderful beasts.

Due for release in 2018, this game we’re sure will take off just like Pokemon Go did!

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Polar Seal Heated Tops

How To Stay Warm With Polar Seal Heated Tops!

Staying Warm With Polar Seal Heated Tops

Our clothing is even smart now and we cannot wait to check them out! Do you ever feel really cold, but it’s too cold for a big coat, yet too warm for a jumper? Take a look at Polar Seal Heated Tops. Polar Seal Heated Tops are clothing which have heating elements sewn into them which allow you to easily affect the temperature of. Hence, making sure that you are nice and warm and not freezing cold!

The tech is similar to that of fighter jet pilot jackets, they use heating elements place on both the upper and lower back of a person. The tops are ultra thin, washable and made from a flexible material! Therefore making the garments perfect for exercise or any kind of sport!  The tops come with 3 traditional levels of heat, low, medium and high.

Heated in 10 seconds, you can control the pads independently and choose to have either warming pad on at once, or both of them in dual mode. Via the controls on the wrists.

Charged by USB the tops will last 4-8 hours on one full charge.

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Hyperkin Smartboy

Hyperkin SmartBoy – Smartphone Gameboy!

Hyperkin Smartboy

This is the Hyperkin Smartboy, the easily and quickly way to change your smartphone into a retro gameboy!


Turn your Samsung into a Gameboy with the SmartBoy by Hyperkin. Music Credit: Mate Lyons – Instrumental Hip Hop

Posted by How To Kill an Hour on Thursday, 10 August 2017

There is not much that can be said about the Hyperkin Smartboy, apart from that it is absolutely incredible!

The device will turn your phone into a powerful handheld gaming console. The Hyperkin for the Gameboy/Gameboy colour attaches to an Android USB Type C device and even uses Gameboy or Gameboy Color cartridges. As, the device then utilizes your smartphone’s display to show the Gameboy colour games! Just pop the device into the Hyperkin Smartboy and away you go!

  • According to Hyperkins website the Hyperkin Smartboy is compatible with: 
  • ASUS ZenFone 2, ZenFone 3
  • Gionee Marathon M5
  • Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
  • Huawei Honor 8, Nexus 6, Nova, P9 Plus, P10
  • LeEco Le 2, Le 2 Pro
  • Lenovo Zuk Edg, Zuk Z1
  • LG G5 LG Nexus 5x
  • Meizu Pro 6 Plus
  • Motorola Moto Z, Moto Z Force
  • OnePlus 2, 3,3T
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+
  • Vivo Xplay 5 Elite
  • Xiaomi Mi 5
  • ZTE Axon 7



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Comal River Tubing

Comal River Tubing – Relaxation Fun!

Comal River Tubing – Fun For All!

Comal River Tubing in Texas looks like a lot of fun! Grab a rubber ring and travel down the Comal River in Texas! Plus the conditions of the river make it perfect for children and is even greater for families. No white water rafting skills or expertise is required as the water has an average depth of 4ft, while the waters are very calm!

Since the river is spring fed,  it reaches 72 degrees all year round! Henceforth making the Comal River Tubing great for any time of the year. Therefore if you miss out in the Summer, fear not as you can come in the winter and get the same experience. Just remember to bring a towel to keep warm after you get out of the water!

Furthermore the water in Comal River is crystal clear, making for a beautiful attraction that everybody can enjoy! It’s the shortest river in the world and only travels at around 4km an hour, making it a very relaxing ride!

There are a whole host of companies that put on Comal River Tubing experiences. As well as providing travel and selling tubes to travel down the river in. To check out which one is best for you please click here!

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Batman The Enemy Within

Batman The Enemy Within – Point and Click Game!

Batman The Enemy Within – Your New Point and Click Game!

Batman The Enemy Within is the sequel of the hugely successful “The Telltale Series”. Published by Telltale Games and distributed by Warner Bros, the game follows an episodic format.

Both Bruce Wayne and his alter ego are forced into situations and roles that they have yet to experience. An old foe in The Riddler has returned to wreck havoc on Gotham City, while gruesome his puzzles may be. While is something a lot worse going on within Gotham City.

A players actions by either dialogue and physical effects the story of Batman The Enemy Within immensely. Yet a player will be approaching as Bruce Wayne or Batman, players have to decide what to do to move the story forward.

Batman The Enemy within follows a similar run to that of Netflix TV shows, releasing episodes in monthly intervals.

1 “The Enigma” August 8, 2017
2 “The Pact” October 3, 2017
3 “Fractured Mask” TBA 2017
4 “What Ails You” TBA 2018
5 “Same Stitch” TBA 2018


Bathman The Enemy Within is available on Xbox One, Playstation 4, Microsoft Windows, Android and iOS. So you have got no excuse to not check it out!

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Nuki Smart Lock

Nuki Smart Lock – Control your locks from anywhere!

Nuki Smart Lock – Safe and Smart?

The Nuki Smart Lock is here to revolutionise the home! Everything is going SMART in your home and there is going to be a smart revolution going to take over our homes in the coming months and years.Firstly we feel that 2018 will be the year that the smart tech will really start to become popular. Now the lock to your  home is going smart and it looks incredible! There are quite a number of smart locks available and we are looking at the Nuki Smart Lock here at How To Kill An Hour.

The Nuki Smart Lock allows you to easily control your door using just your smartphone! The Nuki Smart Lock will unlock as soon as you leave your house and unlock automatically as soon as you arrive home. Controlled via the Lock n Go feature on the Nuki smart app or via a button on the smart lock. You don’t even have to physically unlock the door! So your keys and your smartphone will be able to stay in your pocket. So no more patting down to make sure you have got everything! You can even retrofit the Nuki alongside your smartphone to make it work with your existing door lock. You can even set up the Nuki Bridge (Sold Separately) to control your smartlock from across the road!

Furthermore an activity log feature from within the app, highlights a complete list of when users have locked and unlocked the door. Also you are able to manage the permissions of users, setting it to permanent use, recurring or just a one time use.

Additional Features

Furthermore Nuki Bridge allows you to also access and control your lock from the internet! Why? Partner has left their keys at work and needs access to the house? Check if your children arrived home safely?

Since not all of us have smartphones, Nuki have provided a solution. Sold separately the Nuki Bluetooth Fob allows you to also control the Nuki Smart Lock, giving it all the same features as the smartphone users, but in a fob.

Plus you don’t even have to start taking apart your door to fit the Nuki Smart Lock. It can easily be installed inside, or on top of the existing lock. Depending on the over hang of the lock cyclinder the lock can be clamped or glued to the door. Change your mind? The lock can also be removed and leave the door free of any marks or damage!

Purchase the Nuki Smart Lock here! Smart Lock + Bridge here! Bluetooth Fob here!

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shirt holder

Shirt holder: How to keep your shirt tucked!

Firstly, no. These aren’t suspenders. The NV S-Holder is an innovative shirt holder which will keep your shirt tucked in all day! It will not move or come out the top of your trousers throughout the day. Consequently it holds your shirt there perfectly! So you may never have thought that you need a shirt holder, but how many times a day have you walked around the office and had to tidy yourself up? Plenty right? No matter how many times you re-tuck your shirt, it always comes back out again.

Why a shirt holder?

The NV S-Holder is an innovative shirt holder that will keep you looking amazingly sharp and tidy! All that you require to know is your thigh measurements and you’re good to go! Since the materials are comfortable and skin friendly so you won’t find yourself awkwardly scratching instead! Furthermore the side straps are adjustable so the NV S-Holder will work with every size and length of shirt!

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Facedance Challenge

Facedance Challenge – Dance with your face!

This is the first game to use the camera as the main function to play! It’s called “Facedance Challenge”

Think of it like “Guitar Hero” but for your face!

Using the camera technology of your smartphone the app detects your face in real time and you have to use the varying facial expressions to match the markers on screen!

The app is so smart that the engine of the game will generate emoticons based on the beat and rhythm of the song!

Hence making your face to always dance in the correct way and right rhythmically to the music!

Furthermore you can include filters and record yourself playing the game and share it with your friends!

Download Facedance Challenge!

To download please click here Apple / Android

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ShredMate Moutain Bike Computer

The ShredMate is a really cool mini computer for all the mountain bike enthusiasts out there. The ShredMate easily and quickly connects to your smartphone via bluetooth and tracks your ride. Simply attach the device to your bike via the forks and the magnet on the wheel. Then allow it to track a whole library of different aspects of your riding. These aspects include, jump tracking, g-force tracking, rough trail detection, speed, distance and mapping.

ShredMate. Tracking genius.

Landings and air time are tracked extensively. Riders then check the ShredMate app to see how they do during rides and adjust accordingly. Therefore allowing a user to ultimately become a smoother rider. The device detects speed and the map changes colour based on this. So for example, red will be fast and green is slow. The accompanying app even gives you little achievements or awards as your ride to encourage you to become a better rider! Plus you can keep on riding for 6months until the battery needs changing so eradicates the need to stress over if you have charged the device or not!



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