Author: Ian Furlong

OXS introduces its Thunder Pro Dolby Atmos® 5.1.2 Gaming Sound System

Featuring fine-tuned drivers, ultra-low latency and a peak output of 160W for an immersive audio experience. About OXS OXS is an immersive audio brand created by Rayleigh Labs – an acoustic solution team formed with experts in the sound algorithm, digital sound processing, hardware design, and industrial design …

HONOR Introduces the New HONOR 90 Smart.

Stay connected all day and capture life’s best moments with the HONOR 90 Smart’s outstanding camera capabilities and long-lasting battery. HONOR today announced the launch of the HONOR 90 Smart. Featuring a 108MP Superior Main Camera, a long-lasting 5,330mAh battery, and 200% high volume speakers, the HONOR 90 …

European travel made easy with QDOS – all the power you’ll need

If you’re travelling to Europe this summer, QDOS has you covered for all your power charging needs. Whether you’re traveling alone, in a couple or with the kids, don’t waste precious packing space with multiple chargers that you could end up leaving or losing. PowerSnap with Stand Price £39.99 Available: QDOS website …

TRIBIT Announce StormBox Flow Bluetooth Portable Speaker

The TRIBIT StormBox Flow Bluetooth Portable Speaker truly elevates the music experience. With TRIBIT’s exclusive XBass® and RunStretch® technology, this speaker boasts an impressive 25W output power and a whopping 30 hours of playtime. Its sleek yet sturdy design makes it an ideal companion for outdoor adventures, whether …

Honor announces its first flip phone is coming

In a statement HONOR’s CEO, George Zhao, shared the news confirming that the brand is in the final stages of these new devices.  “This year we are preparing for the flip phone launch — now that we are internally in the final stage.” Both products are set to …

HONOR Introduces the Feature-packed HONOR Pad 9

Unlock limitless possibilities with advanced audiovisual capabilities and robust hardware performance at your fingertips. HONOR has announced the global launch of the HONOR Pad 9, the latest addition to its tablet lineup. Boasting an impressive 12.1-inch 2.5K HONOR FullView Display with a 120Hz refresh rate, an eight-speaker audio …

Magic V2 Review – Part 2

Well in a first for us at Coolsmartphone towers both me and Gary were given a Honor Magic V2 for review at the same time, we can’t thank Honor enough for this. In Gary’s, review he concentrated on hardware and the phone in general and I took my …

QDOS PowerLink Combi 8-in-1 USB-C Hub – Review.

Spec’s In an era where our collection of devices is constantly expanding, the QDOS PowerLink COMBI emerges as a contemporary tech savior. This space grey, multi-port USB-C hub is more than just a gadget; it’s an essential tool for those reliant on digital technology. It’s a compact dynamo …

IQOO 12 review

Snapdragon Ultra Core for more gaming power Ever wondered who iQOO is? They are an independent sub-brand of vivo, a well-known smartphone manufacturer. If you’re unfamiliar with vivo, you’re not alone. They were once part of the BBK Electronics conglomerate, which also houses Oppo and OnePlus. Within this …

Apple halts smartwatch sales and replacements in the US

Apple fans hoping to snag the latest Apple Watch under the Christmas tree will be disappointed as the Series 9 and Ultra models are no longer available online or in stores due to a legal issue. Additionally, repairs for older watches may be delayed due to reported service limitations. Following …

Twelve South HiRise 3 Deluxe – Review

The HiRise 3 Deluxe is a multi-charger that seamlessly complements the design of Apple products. Encased in sleek black aluminium, the HiRise 3 Deluxe multi-charger boasts an elegant vegan leather base and MagSafe charger. With its premium construction and refined aesthetic, the HiRise 3 Deluxe multi-charger effortlessly blends …

Last minute Christmas travel tech gifts From QDOS

PowerLink COMBI 8-in-1 USB-C Hub – £49.99 Space Grey, multi-port USB-C Hub with tuck in cable design Charge your USB-C enabled MacBook/laptop with pass through PD charging at Max 100W. PowerCube TRIO 45W Power Adapter, black – £69.99 45W European PowerCube (Dual Port USB-C power adapter) USB-C to …

GameSir launches the G8 Galileo Mobile Gaming Controller.

With built-in wired Type-C port, Hall Effect Sticks, Hall Effect Analog Triggers, ABXY and Back Buttons as well as pass-through charging GameSir, has unveiled its latest masterpiece, the GameSir G8 Galileo Mobile Gaming Controller, a groundbreaking innovation that redefines the way gamers experience mobile gaming. Drawing inspiration from …

1MORE introduces PistonBuds Pro Q30

With a range of features such as QuietMax technology, versatile listening modes, and 10mm dynamic drivers, 1MORE’s latest earbuds are ideal for all audiophiles Specification Highlights Playtime (ANC Off) Playtime (ANC On) 1MORE a globally distributed premium consumer audio company, has brought to the table a new addition …

Mobile Pixels Duex Plus – Review

This portable monitor could be the ideal solution if you frequently work on a laptop and desire the convenience of a second screen without the bulk of a full-sized portable monitor. A second screen attached to your laptop makes perfect sense if you spend a significant amount of …

Trust GXT 489 Fayzo Gaming Headset – Review

Digital lifestyle accessories brand Trust has announced its latest entry into the gaming headset market with the GXT 489 Fayzo. This headset focuses on two key areas: affordability and sustainability, and it succeeds on both counts. Priced at just £29.99, the Fayzo is significantly cheaper than most other …

OneOdio announces OpenRock S Open Air Conduction Earbuds with Patented TubeBass™ Technology

Also featuring Dynamic Audio Algorithm and four advanced AI-powered noise-cancelling microphones, the OpenRock S allow wearers to stay aware of surroundings whilst running, cycling or walking, without sacrificing sound quality. Technical Specifications: TubeBass Technology with 16.2mm drivers for superior bass Case Battery Capacity: 750mAh Playback Time: 19 hours (earbuds only), 60 hours (with charging case) Audible Decoding: AAC, SBC Charging Time: 1.5 hours Charging Port: Type C Battery Capacity: 95 mAh (earbuds), 750 mAh (charging case) Bluetooth Version: 5.3 IPX5 water resistance rating OneOdio, a trailblazing name in the world of audio technology, today announces that its latest masterpiece – the OpenRock S Open Air Conduction Earbuds are available on Amazon. Serving as the successor to the acclaimed OpenRock Pro, these earbuds mark a significant evolution in technology, presenting improved features and enhanced battery life, all while maintaining an accessible price point. Open Air Conduction Technology. The OpenRock S embraces innovation at its core by harnessing the power of advanced open air conduction technology. This not only results in a natural and safer auditory encounter but also allows users to stay attuned to their surroundings while indulging in their preferred audio content. The open-fit without any ear plugs allows air pressure to stay equalised whilst ensuring important environmental sounds can still be heard for a safer and more comfortable wearing experience even after hours of use. The earbuds also adopt dual-mark noise reduction and beam-forming tech so that even with the external noises, users are still able to immerse themselves into a soundtrack or phone call, making them perfect for outdoor fitness enthusiasts. AI Four Noise-Cancelling Microphones. Equipped with state-of-the-art AI-powered noise-cancelling technology, the OpenRock S introduces a paradigm shift in communication. The earbuds are designed to capture and isolate the user’s voice while expertly filtering out ambient noise. This technology ensures that calls remain clear and uninterrupted, irrespective of the environment, offering unparalleled call quality. Dynamic Audio Algorithm and Patented TubeBass™ Technology. The OpenRock S elevates audio quality to new heights with its dynamic audio algorithm. This algorithm enriches the listening experience, delivering impeccable sound quality across all music genres. Further enhancing the auditory journey is the patented TubeBass™ Technology, which intricately enhances bass and music rhythm, utlising the 12.2mm dynamic drivers, resulting in an acoustic experience that’s nothing short of extraordinary. Crafted for Comfort and Performance. With user comfort at its forefront, the OpenRock S boasts an ergonomic design engineered for extended usage. The lightweight construction and soft materials ensure a secure fit without compromising comfort, making it an ideal companion for sports, workouts, and daily activities. Additionally, the patented adjustable ear hook design ensures a secure and customizable fit for a variety of ear shapes. Built to Brave: IPX5 Water Resistance. Certified with an IPX5 water-resistant rating, the OpenRock S is built to conquer challenging environments. From intense workouts to outdoor adventures, these earbuds can withstand sweat and light rain, rendering them a reliable audio solution for any situation. Seamless Convenience: Extended Battery Life and Intuitive Controls. The OpenRock S seamlessly combines functionality and convenience, offering an impressive battery life. With a case battery capacity of 750mAh, the earbuds provide up to 19 hours of playback time (earbuds only) and an astounding 60 hours with the charging case. The included charging case ensures uninterrupted audio enjoyment on the go. The intuitive touch controls integrated into the earbuds enable effortless management of audio playback, calls, and voice assistants. Effortless Connectivity: Bluetooth Version 5.3. The OpenRock S harnesses Bluetooth Version 5.3 technology for seamless device pairing. Bid farewell to tangled wires and relish in uninterrupted connectivity.   The OneOdio OpenRock S Open Air Conduction Earbuds are now available on Amazon.com for $99.99 and Amazon UK for £89.99. They are also available on the official OneOdio website

GameSir launches its T4 Cyclone and T4 Cyclone Pro multi-platform wireless gaming controllers for the ultimate gaming experience

With full Hall Effect sensors on the sticks, and triggers on both controllers, they are both programmable and feature customization software. GameSir, a leading provider of innovative, high quality gaming peripherals, today launches its T4 Cyclone and T4 Cyclone Pro multi-platform wireless gaming controllers to bring an immersive and precise experience to gamers. Both controllers offer impressive precision and customization options with tri-mode connectivity. The white T4 Cyclone has a Switch ABXY layout with membrane buttons whereas the black T4 Cyclone Pro is an Xbox ABXY layout with Micro Switch buttons and also includes a low-latency wireless dongle.   GameSir T4 Cyclone – Switch ABXY Layout Available to buy for $49.99/£55.99 from Amazon US, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK, and gamesir.hk. Specs T4 Cyclone Specifications: Working Platform: Windows 7/10 or above, Switch, iOS 13 or above, Android 8.0 or above Connection: Bluetooth (for Switch, iOS & Android), Wireless Dongle (for PC), Wired (for PC, Switch, iOS and Android devices) axis Gyro: Yes ABXY Buttons: Membrane, 5 million-click lifespan Hall Effect Sticks: Yes Analog Triggers: Yes, Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors Rumble Motors: Yes, 2 in total, in 2 grips Back Buttons: Yes, 2 Back Buttons Customization Software: Yes, GameSir App Battery: 860 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion battery Wireless Dongle: No Phone Holder: No Product Size: 156*103*63 mm / 6.14*4.06*2.48 in Net Weight: 220 g …

Trust launches its GXT 489 Fayzo Gaming Headset made from 85% recycled plastics and compatible with every platform.

Comfortable and sleek with impressive 50mm drivers, the headset combines functionality and style with Trust’s sustainable approach to gaming accessories. Specs Accessories: 2x 3.5mm adapter cable, 3.5mm audio cable, microphone, pop filter Total weight: 255g Size: 90mm x 180mm x 200mm Led indicators Volume control (on earcap) Microphone control (on earcap) Connection type: Wired 3.5mm (detachable cable length 120cm) Audio: Stero Driver size: 50mm Number of drivers: 2 Frequency response: 20Hz – 20.000Hz Audio channels: 2 Detachable microphone Impedance: 32 Ohm Sensitivity: 100dB Sound pressure level: 110dB Microphone – sensor type microphone electret, omnidirectional, frequency response 100Hz – 17.000Hz Adjustable headband, swivel earcups, cloth material (mesh fabric) and synthetic leather ear-cup material Sustainability Plastic material: ABS …

Twelve South introduces HiRise 3 Deluxe, a 3-in-1 charging stand for Apple devices

Twelve South, an innovative Apple accessories designer, today introduces HiRise 3 Deluxe, a luxury 3-in-1 MagSafe wireless charger for iPhone (including iPhone 15 models), AirPods and Apple Watch (including Series 9). With an elegant space-saving vertical design, this modern all-black stand featuring vegan leather, round corners and smooth …

Mobile Pixels Inc. announces DUEX Max and DUEX Plus Portable Monitors.

Boost productivity and work anywhere with the DUEX portable monitor, providing dual-screen capabilities. Mobile Pixels, a specialist in creating innovative computer monitors and accessories, announces availability of the DUEX Max and DUEX Plus portable monitors in the UK. DUEX is a lightweight portable full HD display that is …

Lofree Unveils the Lofree Flow, the Smoothest Mechanical Keyboard Around

The World’s first low-profile keyboard with Kailh Full Pom Switch & Gasket Mount. Lofree, a pioneer in keyboard design, is excited to unveil its latest masterpiece, the Lofree Flow. As the world’s first low-profile keyboard with Kailh Full POM Switches and a Gasket Mount design, this revolutionary keyboard …

Are your personal details on the Dark Web ?

More than three quarters of Brits rarely, or never, check if their data has been stolen or leaked Despite being a destination for buying stolen data, most Brits (69%) can’t accurately define what the dark web is. New research reveals 1 in 7 Brits have had personal data …