Gadgets & Gizmos

June is here and that means summer is coming! Check out these devices, which aim to keep your food, and you, cool this summer.
Columbia Freeze Degree Shirts
These shirts keep you cool in an incredible way. They feature a sweat-activated cooling system through the Omni-Freeze fabric, providing breathability, 4- way comfort stretch and UPF 50 sun protection. They also have an antimicrobial treatment to combat bacterial growth. Perfect for the Shanghai summer.
Price: RMB 300 (for women) RMB 330 (for men). Web:
Dyson Desk Fan
Scared of your fan blades, but want the instant cool air in your face? This bladeless, 12-inch fan provides cool air in a safer and quieter way than normal fans. It features air multiplier technology, easy clean and an eco-friendly design.
Price: RMB 3,112 Web:
iTouchless Bag Resealers
Do you scramble to find bag clips for your foods? The iTouchless Bag Resealer repackages your food in its original bag with an airtight seal. It works with any plastic bag. The iTouchless also has a magnet on the back so you can stick it on your refrigerator.
Price: RMB 114. Web:
Sunburn Alert UV Wristbands
Trying to combat those sneaky UV rays but always ending up with bad sunburn? These wristbands tell you when it's time to put on sunscreen by changing colour. They're waterproof and fit both children and adults.
Price: RMB 72 for set of twelve. Web:
Misty Mate
Get a cool mist when you're on the go! The Misty Mate is a nifty little battery-powered fan that delivers a cool mist on a hot summer day. Enjoy a cool atmosphere around you with this lovely gadget.
Price: RMB 150. Web:
Debbie Meyer Green Bags
Keep your veggies chilling! These bags will keep your produce fresh for up to a month, maintaining its nutritious vitamins and minerals. Each bag can be reused up to ten times.
Price: RMB 60 (for a set of 20). Web:
App of the Month: WaterIn
Have a hard time remembering to drink your daily amount of water? This new app sends you daily reminders to drink water. You can even control the amount of water per day that you wish to drink. Now staying hydrated is in the palm of your hand.
Price: Free. Web: