Giz­mos & gad­gets re­tail ther­apy three of the best

Whether you’re look­ing to make some noise – or can­cel it out – Blayne Slab­bert has just the tool for the job. SNOW GAMES 2

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It’s easy to stage a portable party when you’ve got a small, pow­er­ful speaker on hand. One of the lat­est op­tions is from Sony, which has three new wire­less op­tions to choose from. The speak­ers are wa­ter re­sis­tant, though the coolest fea­ture is the syn­chro­nised flash­ing lights. There are three speak­ers to choose SRS-XB20 ($169.95), SRS-XB30 ($269.95) SRS-XB40 ($369.95), depend­ing on how loud you want the mu­sic.

What’s the best way to clean a tele­vi­sion screen?

Firstly, you should never use any type of win­dow cleaner, soap, scour­ing pow­der, or any sol­vents such as al­co­hol, am­mo­nia, or paint thin­ner to clean any part of your TV.

It’s also best to steer clear of us­ing abra­sive scrub­bing pads or pa­per tow­els.

You’ll get the best re­sults from us­ing a soft, clean, lint-free, dry cloth and by gen­tly wip­ing the screen from top to bot­tom.

If there are stub­born fin­ger­prints or other marks, a small amount of screen cleaner sprayed onto the cloth should do the trick.

Alto’s Ad­ven­ture

(IOS and An­droid, free) This is one of the best-look­ing games around. You take the role of Alto as he rides across hills and moun­tains com­plet­ing tasks in­clud­ing jumps and chas­ing af­ter run­away lla­mas.

Pow­der – Alpine Sim­u­la­tor

(IOS and An­droid, free) This game gives you a birds-eye view of your down­hill run as you try to avoid ob­sta­cles. The fur­ther you get, the faster you go and while it can be a bit tricky, it’s a lot of fun.

3Ski Sa­fari

(IOS and An­droid, $1) The aim of this game is to guide Sven as he skis down a moun­tain try­ing to stay ahead of a rum­bling avalanche. There are lots of added ex­tras such as pen­guins and Yetis.

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