For anyone who like me, spends an awful lot of time at their PC, either working, gaming or socialising, this next article is especially for you. We have scoured the internet for some of the best PC accessories, whether they be novelty ones, practical or simply to make your working life easier. Check out our best PC accessories, you’ll wonder how you ever managed without them!
Microsoft Wireless 1000 Mouse – was £14.95 now £10.00
I don’t know about you but one of my bugbears is the mouse wire getting tangled up around my feet whilst I’m working. That or the dog sitting on it and pulling out the USB connection. Save yourself all that trouble and get connected with this simple to use Microsoft Wireless Mouse. Works via a nano transceiver and has a 30 foot range. Features include a battery life indicator so you know exactly when they are running out, and has 3 buttons, an on/off switch and a scroll wheel. From Asda.
USB Hot Cookie Cup Warmer – £9.99
Ever sat at your PC working away until the wee hours and gone to drink your tea of coffee and it is cold? Not anymore. It looks like a cookie but this innovative device is actually a cup warmer and will keep your favourite beverage warm at a very drinkable 50c. Plugs straight into a USB port. From Argos.
USB WD My Passport Portable Hard Drive – £64.95
I remember when I had just finished writing my first book and my computer crashed without warning. I was unable to retrieve the data, but luckily I had sent the whole book to friends and family before the crash. Anyone who has ever lost data this way will know the importance of having a reliable back up system. Keep yours safe with this external hard drive. It backs up automatically and shows a visual display as it happens. Files are easy to retrieve and it is also password protected. Available in blue, red, black and grey. From John Lewis.
Peachtree Decco65 Amplifier – £849
This is for serious music lovers who spend all their time downloading their favourite tunes from the internet. The Peachtree Decco65 is an amplifier that is able to enhance any digital sound, from mp3s to Apple TV, Sonos, music servers, or even internet radio, and make it sound much better, giving a warmer and softer quality. You just need to add speakers. From Peachtree Audio.
Dualpix HD720P Webcam – £34.99
Finally, the Dualpix webcam has been designed especially for laptops and notebooks, and features great high-definition, enabling you see to see your friends and family like never before. Created for video chatting, with impressive image resolution, simply pop the webcam onto the top or side of the screen, and eyeball your chums directly. Also features a built-in microphone with noise-reduction, a wide-angle auto-focus lens and 3x zoom. Included in the pack is an instruction manual and a CD containing essential software. From Presents for Men.