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Free Software February 26, 2015 posted by

Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]

We’ve talked about the very cool IFTTT (if this, then that) service before, with its cool mix of automated recipes which you can use to automate parts of your life. The idea is you can set up a recipe to, say, send an alert to your phone if snow is coming, based on a reading of the weather reports, and once the recipe is set up, it just runs automatically every day for you. Neat. Now the company is offering…


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Do Tools from IFTTT – cool online service gives us some mobile tools to play with. But what a mess! Freeware]
Gadgets February 24, 2015 posted by

THL 2015 – cool new budget 4G Android phone comes with fingerprint security and lots of Octa Power [Review]

There’s a brand new budget Android smartphone coming along at the beginning of next month, and it’s pretty fancy. Not only does it have full 4G/LTE built in, as well as dual SIM, dual Standby, but it’s one of the first of its type to feature fingerprint security as standard, which is something usually reserved for much more expensive handsets. And did we mention the price?


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THL 2015 – cool new budget 4G Android phone comes with fingerprint security and lots of Octa Power [Review]
Gadgets February 20, 2015 posted by

Honor 6 – the best budget Android phone we’ve tested so far [Review] [Editors Choice]

The smartphone market is heading for a huge shock, as the traditional brands find themselves under increasing pressure from some very slick Chinese products which are making their way westwards. The big names like HTC and Samsung are already suffering from slower sales and declining profits, and this trend is going to continue, as lower priced Chinese manufacturers pulverize the established brands on price and features. This new superphone from Honor is a classic example of what we mean.


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Honor 6 – the best budget Android phone we’ve tested so far [Review] [Editors Choice]
Gadgets February 17, 2015 posted by

Plantronics BackBeat Pro – meaty wireless headphones look cool, sound great and run for ever [Review]

You can’t turn a corner nowadays without stumbling over yet another set of wireless headphones. Thanks to the recent improvements in Bluetooth 4.0, it really does look like the days of the cable tied models are slowly coming to an end. Which will please lots of people, from gamers to runners and beyond. We’ve just tested out one of the newest entrants to market, and found a worthy contender for the ‘Best of…’ title.


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Plantronics BackBeat Pro – meaty wireless headphones look cool, sound great and run for ever [Review]
Gadgets February 10, 2015 posted by

Blackview Ultra A6 – Lost Your iPhone 6? This Cool $100 Android Clone Is The Perfect Temp Replacement [Review]

Every 3.5 seconds someone in the US loses their cell phone. That’s 30 billion dollars worth a year. Which is a lot of popcorn. Of course it’s not just losing, but dropping, mugging and more which adds even more to the tally. And what do you do when your precious iPhone is gone? Dig out that rank old handset from 2 years ago and wait for your plan to renew? Well now there’s a rather cool alternative of sorts.


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Blackview Ultra A6 – Lost Your iPhone 6? This Cool $100 Android Clone Is The Perfect Temp Replacement [Review]
Gadgets February 5, 2015 posted by

Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook – transfer your notes from long form to digital effortlessly

Moleskine is the best notebook that money can buy according to moleskin fans. Of course those fans include famous authors and artists so the company has to be doing something right. Moleskin has teamed up with one of the better productivity apps to create the Moleksine Evernote Smart Notebook to help creators bring their handwritten notes to the digital world.


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Moleskine Evernote Smart Notebook – transfer your notes from long form to digital effortlessly
Gadgets February 3, 2015 posted by

InkCase+ – a cool 2nd screen for your smartphone [Review]

The clever e-ink technology, which uses minimal power draw to display mono images on small screens, has really started to gain traction in the market. Obviously most e-readers like the Kindle use it, but it’s also making its way to smaller devices, like phones. The Yotaphone 2, which we reviewed a while ago, is an example of a clever implementation of the tech, but now you can have the same kind of twin screen functionality for your existing phone. Clever.


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InkCase+ – a cool 2nd screen for your smartphone [Review]
cool tech January 30, 2015 posted by

Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]

Don’t know about you, but there’s been a fair few times when I’ve been to some place, a store or a service or something like that, and had a bad experience which I wish I could warn people about. Sure you can leave a review, but it’s a bit of a hassle. What you really need at times like that is a way to warn people who might be visiting that location. Now there’s an app which could help with…


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Herenow – leave messages for the next person to arrive at your location [Freeware]
Gadgets January 30, 2015 posted by

Spoolee – the quick and easy solution for your earbud cord issues

Tangled earbud cords are annoying. Just, really annoying. We may try to roll them neatly before putting them back into a pocket or a bag but that never lasts for long. It’s like there are gnomes or something living in our pockets that delight in tangling our earbuds. The Spoolee is an easy and quick solution to the problem.


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Spoolee – the quick and easy solution for your earbud cord issues
Gadgets January 28, 2015 posted by

Mist Screen Cleaner and Microfiber Sponge – kill nasty germs with a delicate touch

Your phone and tablet are disgusting. Let’s just be honest, they’re gross because humans are germ factories. It’s ok, it’s just the way things are. Wiping your grubby phone off on your pant leg may help clear up the screen, but jeans aren’t antibacterial. The Mist Screen Cleaner and Microfiber Sponge is the cleaning solution for your devices.


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Mist Screen Cleaner and Microfiber Sponge – kill nasty germs with a delicate touch
Bookmark This! January 27, 2015 posted by

Open Food Facts – cool free crowdsourced food database helps us all stay healthy

Food is pretty important stuff we think you’ll agree. What a shame then, that we don’t really know enough about what we eat. Like the detailed stuff. Well now there’s a great new initiative using the crowd to create a free online database that anyone can use and add to, to make sure we have the facts we need.


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Open Food Facts – cool free crowdsourced food database helps us all stay healthy
Gadgets January 26, 2015 posted by

WiFi HotSpot USB Cable – 3 in 1 cable lets you charge, data sync and WiFi share

Question: When is a USB cable not a USB cable? Answer: When it’s a WiFi router hotspot. You’ve got to love tech sometimes, especially when unpredictable things happen. Who would have thought that someone would come up with a standard microUSB charge and data sync cable which would also do something quite so cool?


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WiFi HotSpot USB Cable – 3 in 1 cable lets you charge, data sync and WiFi share
Fun & Games January 23, 2015 posted by

Snap Pets – hands on with a cute cuddly selfie and spy cam [First Looks]

Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, it looks as though selfies – taking photos of yourself in interesting locations – are here to stay for the long term. It’s not that they’re particularly interesting, it’s just that they’re really fun to do, especially with your friends and family. Lots of grinning involved.


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Snap Pets – hands on with a cute cuddly selfie and spy cam [First Looks]
Gadgets January 19, 2015 posted by

Cigarette Box Phone Jammer – fed up with people jabbering on their cell phones? Now you can do something about it.

Hands up anyone who’s been in a movie theater and had someone talking on their phone during the main feature? Or have you ever been stuck in a crowded bus or train and had to endure what seemed like hours of non-stop phone chatter about stupid stuff? Well now you can fight back quickly and easily.


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Cigarette Box Phone Jammer – fed up with people jabbering on their cell phones? Now you can do something about it.
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