Five weird and wonderful gadgets to beat the UK HEATWAVE – from iPhone fans to ‘ice vests’

AS Brits brace for record-breaking heatwave this week. It’s more important than ever to keep your cool.

A red “danger to life” alert is in place for the next 48 hours, with the Met Office predicting temperatures could reach 40C in some spots.

Commuters should only travel if it is “absolutely necessary”.


Commuters should only travel if it is “absolutely necessary”.Photo credit: LNP

And fans fly off the store shelves.

Currys has seen a massive 300 percent increase in sales over the past three days compared to the previous week.

But what else can you try to keep cool?

Here are some wild products available online.

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neck compartments

air in the face and throat


air in the face and throatPhoto credit: NinetinGel

If you want some fresh air on your face without having to fan yourself the old-fashioned way, the neck fan might be the answer.

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This bizarre USB-C-charged device sits around your neck like a pair of headphones.

It’s bladeless, which the manufacturer says prevents hair from getting caught.

bed fan

A cooler sleep


A cooler sleepPhoto credit: bFan

There is nothing worse than not being able to sleep at night because of the heat.

bFan aims to bring back some cool comfort with a fan that attaches to the end of your bed.

The silent cage is designed to pump a gentle stream of air under your duvet to wick away excess heat and moisture.

Laptop cooling stand

Keep your laptop cool while you work


Keep your laptop cool while you workPhoto credit: curries

With so many people now working from home, it’s not just you feeling the heat – your laptop too.

And when your laptop is boiling, it makes you all the hotter and more worried.

Luckily, there are cooling stands with built-in fans to give your machine a fresh boost.

ice vest

One of the craziest inventions are ice vests.

This model offers space for 24 cold packs.

Put them in the freezer and put them in the vest after freezing.

iPhone fan

Stay cool on the go


Stay cool on the goPhoto credit: Shein

Need a cool down on the go?

Even your iPhone can help thanks to this cheap accessory.

Just plug it into your iPhone’s charging port and you’re good to go.

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