The theory test is, by some measure, the least entertaining part of learning to drive. MiDrive, however, banishes the dry, nervous swotting by turning the process into a game.
The app-based system enables learner drivers to pit their knowledge of box junctions and minimum stopping distances against other students of the Highway Code.
Using questions and scenarios derived from official DVSA theory test revision questions, learners can either take part in a (slightly unfortunately described) “sudden-death game of wits” with fellow learners online, or test themselves against the clock in solo mode. This free app is available on both Apple and Android operating systems.
Rather than staring fixedly at your palm, you can experience your favourite mobile-media-compatible distractions in three dimensions.
The Wilson X Connected Basketball does for the American netball what the Zepp does for football (see right) with a prowess tracker located in the heart of the ball itself.
While anyone who has ever been camping in the UK may disagree, the sun is a reliable and totally free source of energy.