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Reviews January 8, 2016 posted by

Advanced Car Camera – elegant car DVR offers good performance [Review]

Car DVRs are growing ever more popular, which says something about our driving or the state of our traffic laws. But in either case, it’s definitely worthwhile having some sort of evidence if you ever suffer from a traffic related event. The new generation of car cameras offer this peace of mind, and the really good bit is they don’t cost the earth. Nor do they falter when it comes to bad lighting conditions.


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Advanced Car Camera – elegant car DVR offers good performance [Review]
Reviews December 21, 2015 posted by

Huawei Mate S – A Gorgeous, Powerful And Rather Clever Android Phone [Review]

There’s clearly a new generation of Android smartphones hitting the shelves right now. They combine top class specifications, with super stylish design wrapped up in a price which is significantly lower than the market leader brands. Sony and Huawei seem to be leading the charge (absent HTC), and we’ve just got our hands on the latest Huawei handset to put through its paces. And it’s good.


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Huawei Mate S – A Gorgeous, Powerful And Rather Clever Android Phone [Review]
Reviews December 18, 2015 posted by

Red Ferret Top 5 Budget Xmas Gadget Gifts – still looking for something for the geek in your life? Try one of these! [Picks]

So time’s running out and you’re still struggling to find something for your favorite geek? Don’t panic. No really, stop running around in circles like that, and breathe. It’s going to be OK, because we’ve got your back. Here’s the Red Ferret quick Top 5 Budget Xmas Geek (no not Greek grandma!) Gift suggestions . Don’t mention it.


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Red Ferret Top 5 Budget Xmas Gadget Gifts – still looking for something for the geek in your life? Try one of these! [Picks]
Reviews December 16, 2015 posted by

Avantree Priva II Bluetooth TV Transmitter – superb aptX quality wireless audio streamer is a winner [Review]

If you’ve ever wanted to watch your favorite TV sport or drama program in peace and quiet without being disturbed or disturbing others, then this new Avantree Priva II Bluetooth TV Transmitter could be the product you need. It lets you connect up your wireless headphones to your television or even your Hi-Fi so you can listen in silent bliss. We find out whether it works as well as the marketing says it does.


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Avantree Priva II Bluetooth TV Transmitter – superb aptX quality wireless audio streamer is a winner [Review]
Reviews December 14, 2015 posted by

Probox EX 2+ – new Android TV box delivers solid performance and features [Review]

Internet TV is definitely the coming thing, and sales of the small add-on boxes, which convert a standard television into one which connects to your WiFi to deliver games and entertainment, are continuing to rise and rise. We’ve just been looking at a new box which promise upgraded performance, to see whether it delivers.


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Probox EX 2+ – new Android TV box delivers solid performance and features [Review]
Reviews December 9, 2015 posted by

RiiDA Smart Timer Controller – control your electrical gadgets from a distance with your phone [Review]

Everything needs to be remote controllable nowadays. Our cars, toys, kettles and even our socks (yes those electric socks for winter). So it’s no surprise to find a new controller called the RiiDA Smart Timer which is specifically designed to let you turn just about any standard electrical product into a remote controlled device you can manage from your smartphone. But does it work?


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RiiDA Smart Timer Controller – control your electrical gadgets from a distance with your phone [Review]
Reviews November 27, 2015 posted by

Parrot Bebop 2 HD Drone – 25 minutes flight time, 40 mph wind proof, 1080P HD Cam. Nice! [First Looks]

The new Parrot Bebop 2 HD Drone (quadcopter) is the latest in the range of ultra steady flying cameras from the French manufacturer. The product is a completely new build from the ground up, which means they’ve managed to incorporate some neat updated features, including 25 minutes flying time, while keeping the weight of the whole craft to just 500g. Pretty cool.


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Parrot Bebop 2 HD Drone – 25 minutes flight time, 40 mph wind proof, 1080P HD Cam. Nice! [First Looks]
Awesome November 26, 2015 posted by

Nexus 6P Smartphone – The Top 10 Features On This Great New Google Phone [Review – Editors Choice]

It’s pretty clear that we’re reaching some sort of plateau in terms of smartphone development. In fact for the past two years you could say that new models – even from the A list brands – have been more an evolution than revolution. Nice to say then, that the new Google Nexus 6P phone, the flagship Android phone of the moment, is definitely a pleasant surprise in a lot of ways.


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Nexus 6P Smartphone – The Top 10 Features On This Great New Google Phone [Review – Editors Choice]
Reviews November 23, 2015 posted by

2016 BMW 3 Series – 74 mpg, stylish frugal thrills [Review]

As parties go, visiting the Rioja region of Spain to celebrate the 40th birthday of BMW’s 3 Series is a fine way to start. The first model launched back in 1975, the same time incidentally as new tech upstart called Microsoft. This revised sixth-generation car is the result of BMW sending its best Bavarian boffins to tinker and improve the 3 Series after it came in for some serious competition from Jaguar’s new XE. So was the work worth it?…


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2016 BMW 3 Series – 74 mpg, stylish frugal thrills [Review]
Reviews November 18, 2015 posted by

Energy eReader Pro + – sleek ebook reader offers solid quirky performance [Review]

eBook readers are very cool. The idea that you can carry around hundreds of ebooks in a device which fits into your pocket or bag is really appealing. This is especially true when you add the fact that good models offer crisp clear paper type screens and long battery life. We have been testing a product called the Energy eReader Pro+ from Energy Systems, to see if it can keep up with the leaders.


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Energy eReader Pro + – sleek ebook reader offers solid quirky performance [Review]
Awesome November 10, 2015 posted by

iSaw Edge 4K WiFi Action Camera – definitely the best budget GoPro rival on the market [Review Editors Choice]

Isn’t it ironic how popular action cameras have become, since most of us sit around and stare at screens all day? Maybe it’s a compensation thing? Anyhoo, we’ve found a new budget camera which actually seems like it could genuinely claim to be a true GoPro competitor. Lots of other products have tried and failed to win this crown before, so let’s see if the very impressive iSaw Edge action cam can pull it off.


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iSaw Edge 4K WiFi Action Camera – definitely the best budget GoPro rival on the market [Review Editors Choice]
Electric Cars October 29, 2015 posted by

2016 Nissan Leaf Extended Range – new electric gives 155 miles range, oilmen fret [Review]

Sales of electric cars continue to grow as people discover the appeal of petrol free motoring, and the Nissan Leaf continues to lead the pack in terms of global sales. So it’s interesting to see how the EV manufacturers are steadily ramping up battery range in order to entice more customers and destroy the terrors of ‘range anxiety’. The new Nissan Leaf Flex (U.S.) (or 30kWh or Extended Range) model is an example of just that goal, with a 25%…


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2016 Nissan Leaf Extended Range – new electric gives 155 miles range, oilmen fret [Review]
Eco Friendly October 26, 2015 posted by

Ecoduna – revolutionary new micro algae technology turns waste into nutritious super food [Special Report]

According to the United Nations, malnutrition is the largest single contributor to disease in the world. Even those of us who live in the 21st century modern developed world, can suffer from ‘lifestyle malnutrition’; through a lack of vital nutrients, especially if we eat badly, or rely too much on fast food and processed produce. But now there may be an answer on the way, thanks to some ingenious technology from a small Austrian company.


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Ecoduna – revolutionary new micro algae technology turns waste into nutritious super food [Special Report]
Reviews October 17, 2015 posted by

Zidoo X1 – budget Android TV box delivers decent performance [Review]

The world’s not short of Android TV boxes, that’s for sure, but for the most part they follow a pretty standard pattern. They’re grey/black rectangular boxes, with standard Android user interfaces and that’s that. The Zidoo products however try to be a little different. They tend to try and jazz up the interface software so you get an easier time navigating the system. This new Zidoo X1 budget box is another in this genre.


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Zidoo X1 – budget Android TV box delivers decent performance [Review]
Awesome October 9, 2015 posted by

Dome DVR Car Camera – superb budget car cam adds intelligent driver assist tools too [Review]

Car DVR cameras are definitely not a new thing. They’re very popular in countries with dodgy drivers – ahem … Russia …cough – and we’ve featured them in review before. But what is getting interesting are the advanced features they’re starting to add to these cameras, to give them more driver value in more ways than just video and GPS. We recently got our hands on a new model, the Dome GS98C Car DVR Camera, and came away very impressed.


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Dome DVR Car Camera – superb budget car cam adds intelligent driver assist tools too [Review]