Own devices: cool gadgets

From high-end Swiss pocket knives to the sharpest gaming keyboards, check out the range of useful and eccentric items available on the market

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 27 March, 2013, 5:10pm


Tiroupointe petanque set
Three steel balls and a boxwood jack, all marked with a saddle tack engraving, pay tribute to this Gallic sport. Stored in a leather case, the set is available in two models, with solid or striped balls, for two to play.






No battery
With a long-lasting battery HK$499
With a battery and a USB port HK$1,099
Be environmentally friendly and say goodbye to paper. Start sketching, writing and drawing on this boogie board instead. There are three styles available, with or without a battery and one with a USB port, so you can save your work and upload it to a computer.




Mobile phone with Windows
Samsung brings its new Windows Phone 8 Smartphone ATIV S, a choice for trendy and stylish consumers. The 4.8-inch HD display and high-speed dual-core processor optimise user experiences in games, photo or video editing.





Collectors' edition HK$2,990
Victorinox's production of the Soldier Damascus limited-edition 2012 knife is restricted to 5,000 pieces worldwide. This knife features 10 functional tools, a Damascus steel blade and beautiful Swiss walnut handles with a stainless-steel Victorinox emblem pressed into the grip.




HandycamR PJ790VE HK$12,980
Featuring Sony's unique Exmor? R CMOS sensor, picture quality is enhanced and shooting options are widened. An optional Wi-fi adaptor simplifies cable-free transfers of video clips and still photos, and allows users to control the camcorder remotely with a smartphone.



Mechanical keyboard HK$649
A white version of the Logitech G600 MMO Gaming Mouse is available for an unprecedented gaming experience. The keyboard is designed to help you stay focused on the game. It is tested and tuned to deliver what gamers want: minimal distraction, rapid response, and complete control.
Keyboard HK$1,199
Mouse HK$649

Camera AG from HK$18,000
The factory in Solms, Germany, has expanded the "Leica a la carte" programme, offering a selection of styling options (discreet black, elegant silver and an exclusive, titanium-coloured, anodised finish) to personalise your Leica camera in your own way.



Latitude 10 Device HK$5,999, docking HK$1,416
For work and for fun, this multitouch 10-inch tablet features Windows 8 apps and docking capabilities. It optimises the touch experience of Windows 8 Pro with the display, and merges the convenience and mobility of a tablet with the productivity of a PC.





HUGO BOSS Limited Edition Shaver HK$3,998
This classy and elegant Piano Black shaver comes with a HUGO BOSS travel pouch that has been handmade in soft leather. Designed by Braun's best-in-class engineers, the result is a stylish shaver that delivers the ultimate grooming performance.