Compiled by Paddy Comyn

Compiled by Paddy Comyn

BMW Cruise Bike

Price: €935 Buy: BMW dealers nationwide

The BMW Cruise Bike was awarded the 2007 Federal Republic of Germany Design Prize and the iF product design award 2006 for its combination design and safety details. It is fitted with a 24-gear Alivio shifter from Shimano and Suntour NRX-6000 suspension forks. It is available in two different colours, Pearl White and Carbon Blue, and will also take normal child seat models with standard frame assemblies. It weighs 13.9 kg, and is available in various frame sizes.


Navsure N400i

Price: €459.99 (with free fitting) Buy:Halfords

The Navsure N400i is available for less than half the price of current in-dash satnavs. The clever design comes with a remote control and boasts a seven-inch touch screen. Its features include pre-loaded SD card supplied with street level mapping of Ireland and the UK, and turn-by-turn voice guidance via your car speakers. It also has CD and radio functions, including connection for portable MP3 player.

Porsche 917 Chair

Price: €5,150 Buy: info@inspired

Now you can bring the heady days of the early 1970s at LeMans into your living room. Not only does this Porsche 917-inspired chair crafted by Inspired Design have a front end made of fibreglass just like the original race car, it's finished with nine coats of paint in the same style as many of those speed demons of the era. You can even order it with optional genuine car lights.

Blackberry Bold

Price: From €269 (on contract) Buy: O2 stores

If, like many of us, you are already well over your iPhone, then you could always go for something that is easy to write on, has a decent battery life, will cope with proper work stuff and does all the other multimedia things that you think you need but seldom actually use.

The Blackberry Bold is absolutely bursting with high-tech specs, including WiFi, Built-in GPS, a 2MP camera, video recording and all the usual e-mail capabilities that regular users will now recognise as the mobile e-mail benchmark.

Cordless Heated ice Scraper

Price: €41 Buy: Maplin Electronc Stores (Blanchardstown, Jervis Street Dublin, Dundalk)

This heated, cordless scraper should make short work of your frosted windscreen. It comes with both an in-car and mains charger supplied and comes with a built-in torch for use at night.