Byline: NIGEL THOMPSON
Need to downsize from today's giant smartphones? The new credit cardsized Palm weighs just 70g and is aimed very much at people on the go.
Life Mode silences notifications when the screen is turned off (unless you're on a call, streaming music or using GPS) and it's sweat and water-resistant.
It runs on Android 9.0 Pie and offers both face recognition unlocking and voice activation for playing music, creating events, replying to texts or looking up directions.
Photos and selfies are catered for with 12MP rear-facing and 8MP front-facing cameras, and the manufacturers say the battery will get you through the day.
Available from vodafone.ie.
Driving home for Christmas? Well, while you're sat in the inevitable traffic jams at least you'll have your favourite digital radio stations with you.
Pure's Highway 400/600 in-car audio adapters existing car audio system to offer digital radio or Bluetooth streaming via a smartphone.
The 600 also offers hands-free calling and voice-controlled access to a smartphone's personal assistant.
Available from Halfords.
Snugpak is probably best known for its military-grade sleeping bags, but it also makes insulated clothing and the latest offering is the men's Torrent features the Yorkshire firm's Softie insulation and a breathable waterproof outer layer plus a detachable insulated hood and thermallined pockets. Available from snugpak.com Jacket. It fe Yorksh own S insula breath wat lay de inan li fc