Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gadgets July 31, 2014 posted by

Voyager Blue – protect your credit cards from ID scammers

Contactless cards are starting to become the new fashion nowadays. The allure of being able to pay for your cup of coffee with a mere flourish of a card, no sign in or PIN hassle, is apparently too hard to resist for Joe Public. But there are, of course risks with relying on RFID technology, the main one being the fact that these cards can be ‘read’ from a distance with the right equipment, which could lead to scamming and…

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Voyager Blue – protect your credit cards from ID scammers
opinion piece July 31, 2014 posted by

The City of London Police now own the Internet

Soo, this is interesting. The City of London police, a force which looks after a mere 1 mile patch in the centre of London, has now taken upon itself to run the Internet. According to this BBC report, the police force, which is best known for wearing quaint helmets and having a love of horses, has started inserting warning banners on websites it thinks are infringing copyright.

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The City of London Police now own the Internet
Mobile Tech July 30, 2014 posted by

Energy Phone Pro – high quality dual SIM octa-core Android smartphone boasts a heartwarming 3 yr warranty [Review]

It’s always great to be surprised by nice things, especially when you’re actually expecting something pretty ordinary. So it was with this new phone from popular Spanish manufacturer Energy Sistem, one of the top Spanish consumer electronics makers. The Energy Phone Pro is the company’s first ever Android smartphone, and instead of coming out with something boring and me-too, they’ve managed to produce a product that is really top notch in a lot of ways.

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Energy Phone Pro – high quality dual SIM octa-core Android smartphone boasts a heartwarming 3 yr warranty [Review]
Gadgets July 30, 2014 posted by

DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera

If you’ve ever tried to grab some cool video with your smartphone while on the move, you’ll know just how frustrating it can be making everything look smooth. When you walk the camera judders and don’t even talk about trying to pan around an object or person without those horrible wobblies. But now there’s a new tech which can help you look as smooth as Spielberg, just without the Oscars.

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DSLRPros 3-Axis Smartphone Stabilizer – make like Steven Spielberg with your smartphone camera
diy July 29, 2014 posted by

Motoped – the DIY cross between a mountain bike and a moped

When is a motorbike not a motorbike? When it’s a self-build kit which lets you use standard mountain bike forks, wheels, brakes and such, and combine them with a specially developed frame which can hold a small four stroke motor. The result is something which you can cycle when it suits you, and will also give more than 100 mpg from the 50cc motor version when motoring.

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Motoped – the DIY cross between a mountain bike and a moped
Gadgets July 29, 2014 posted by

ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box – taking the dirty work out of being a cat owner

Owning a cat is awesome. They’re the best, but litterboxes are the worst. They smell, and no matter what you do there’s always a smell. The grains of litter also tend to get everywhere around the box and sometimes your home, and it’s generally pretty messy all round. The ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box however can make the worst part of cat ownership bearable.

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ScoopFree Ultra Self-Cleaning Litter Box – taking the dirty work out of being a cat owner