The Gadget Store is exactly what its name promises to be. With a plethora of products ranging from notebooks, LCD monitors, digital cameras, MP3 – MP4 players, flash drives, card readers and laptop skins – the store is a veritable heaven for any tech junkie. The Gadget Store, which is conveniently located in the heart of Colombo, also has an up-to-date website which is rated sixth on Google and attracts a number of visitors.
“We always have our website updated with the latest arrivals” says Aqthab Shahabdeen, Business Development Manager, explaining that the store, which is part of Tech GSM, specializes in computer accessories, laptops, phones and the latest gadgets and even offers free delivery within Colombo city limits when an order is placed online.
Explaining that while computers have become extremely portable over the years and with the advent of devices such as the I-pad (which is yet to gain popularity in Sri Lanka), there are certain gadgets which remain firm favourites among Sri Lankans.
Some of the hottest gadgets which are rapidly catching on in 2010 would be Bluetooth headsets compatible with phone and computer, laptop speakers, external TV capture cards, compatible gaming pads and music players with voice recorders.
Another fast selling item is the TV box coupled with an LCD monitor which replaces the need for a conventional TV. Colourful laptop skins used to decorate and personalize your laptop are also rapidly gaining popularity among buyers. In addition, the store sells Bluetooth headphones with inbuilt MP3 players, portable radios with a docking station for I-pods and MP3’s, flash drives, memory cards, modems, SLR’s and flexible keyboards. “The Gadget Store is located at No. 279E, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03. The website can be accessed on www.techgsmsl.com