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Jan 29, 2013 at 05:00pm IST

Fine tuning: Pick of best and quirkiest that money can buy

1. Smart Driving

Parrot's Minikit Smart is a multifunctional Bluetooth car smart cradle designed to work like a universal car mount: It can be attached on to your car windshield or dashboard and can cradle your smart phone horizontally. It hooks up with the phone over Bluetooth. The cradle makes it quite useful for GPS navigation. It has retractable microphones, and can even power your phone when it's connected to the included car charger.

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2. Carry Your Music

The Sharp GX-M10 Boombox is a portable sonic cylinder that has a hatch for an iPod/iPhone 4 and two 13-cm woofers on either side. You could wear it on the shoulder or strapped across. Cool, isn't it? www.sharp.com

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Fine tuning: Pick of best and quirkiest that money can buy

A pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious that money can buy.

3. Cork it

Now that you are wondering what to do with all those opened and unfinished bottles of wine from the New Year celebrations, you can consider these sterling silver bottle stoppers from Episode that are useful and attractive. episodesilver.com

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4. Key to Health

The Portronics Health Key pedometer can give readings at any angle using the latest 3D technology and does not need to be vertically placed like most pedometers. Its Digital 3D Acceleration Sensor is more accurate than a mechanical sensor. portronics.com

5. Fine Writing

Give yourself an air of the old world, with cheque-signing charm. The tip, barrel and cap of the Montblanc StarWalker Resin Fineliner are made of black resin, while the clip is platinum plated. Now, all you need to do is sort out your atrocious handwriting. montblanc.com