Category: Gadgets & Tech

How about sticking a floppy drive in your smartphone?

Over the years I’ve put some interesting things into my Android phone. Wow, that’s an opening line isn’t it? It all started when I stuck a mouse into the USB port, just to prove that Android does indeed support a number of peripherals. Things moved on with the …

Microsoft’s anti-trust case was the reason it lost the OS race.

According to Bill Gates that is…. The Microsoft founder today stated he believed Microsoft’s antitrust issues in the early 2000s was the reason for Windows Mobile not being the OS that people use today. When asked about the impact of the Justice Department’s antitrust case. He came out …

Curve now integrates with Google Pay

I’ve used the Curve card for quite a while now. It’s one card that, with the aid of an app, acts as many different cards. Use the app to add your credit, debit or businss cards, then use the app to switch between them and simply use the …

Tribit Flybuds Wireless Earbuds – Review

Good Points: Bluetooth 5.0. Noise Cancelling. IPX 5 Waterproof rating. Up to 36hrs of listening time. USB Type C charging. Simple Pairing. Stylish carrying case. Lightweight. Ability to sync with 2 devices. Bad Points : Profile a bit large for some people. Bass quality lacking. What’s In The …

Autumn in the garden. Warm and cosy with LED lights.

OK, bit different this but if you’re looking to make use of the garden even in these darker and colder autumnal days, these Bramblecrest firepits could be just the thing. Getting a firepit it usually a fairly messy affair where you either try to cannibalize an old washing …

Go mobile with your PS4 and Xbox. The Buddah Tek Rover 1.

OK, check this out. Sure, we’ve got phones that can play high-end games now, but if you want to walk around with your PS4 or Xbox and literally play your favourite console on the go, this new Rover 1 Personal Gaming Station is the thing. It fits inside …

Dynamo – Grab yourself a fully electric cab.

Despite the advances in car engines, if you’re in a city, you’re bound to see a number of diesel buses and taxis. To remedy this, the first fully electric “Hackney Carriage” has been approved by Transport for London (TfL) The taxi comes via Nissan and a UK company …

Puro Sound Labs launch the PuroGamer

We can now play games anywhere with our high-end mobile phones and tablets, but we do not always get the sound experience to go with it. Puro Sound Labs has launched the PuroGamer headphones for gamers anywhere! The new headphones boast a slick design, high-quality audio through both …

Wake more naturally with the Light Curve

Waking up at 6AM is now a very dark and dismal experience. With Autumn in full swing and Winter on the way, those first few minutes after your alarm has gone off can be particularly painful – especially when you put the infamous “big light” on. For £39.99 …

Roku boxes now get TIDAL

Got yourself a Roku box? Well, you’re probably already familiar with Prime Video, Netflix, Google Play Movies and TV. You can also get BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, My5 and a host of other streaming applications (NOW TV, YouTube and so on). Now you can also get TIDAL, which …

Skydio 2 – The new intelligent, tracking drone

You come here on a daily basis to hear me droning on about gadgets, so here’s exactly that – a drone! (Sorry, in my head that joke was far funnier). The new Skydio 2 is quite a pricey beast at $999 and will no doubt be available in …

The robots are coming…

I’ll wheel out all the usual statements here. Boston Dynamics create robots which are frighteningly life-like. We’ve covered their robots many times in the past and, at times, it’s difficult to believe that there’s no CGI magic going on here. But no, this is all proper technology and …

eFOLDi mobility scooter goes on a diet

A few years ago we took a look at this, the eFOLDi. It’s a fully functioning scooter that folds into a suitcase and a chair. Now things have got even better. It’s lighter (15kg, making it one of the lightest on the marker) and has new features. This …

Another example of Zero translation in action

We only mentioned this yesterday, but we’ve since had another video showing this clever gadget in action. Just to remind you, it’s a multi-directional microphone that sticks into the bottom of your phone and can do a near-live translation of your conversation. It can also document meetings and …

RevoNext NEX202 Review

Well, this is my second review of the RevoNext product, first, we covered RevoNext RX8 earphones which were not that bad, simple but effective budget earphones. Then came the NEX202 earphones which we released earlier this year and was I impressed in the difference. Firstly, straight out of …

UMIDIGI Uwake Bluetooth speaker and Smart Clock available soon.

This one seems to be available already on AliExpress at $29.99. Normally it’s $49.98 but, if you’re lucky enough to get one of the first 500 units during their September sale, you can get one for just $19.99. It’s an alarm clock and Bluetooth 5.0 speaker, which is …

Still using a fax machine?

In today’s digital era, the majority of our world and work is online. I, until recently, hadn’t used a paper document in my line of work. Sure, we print things off from time to time, but I don’t fill in a form or anything like that. Now w’eve  …

Google Play to start auto-playing videos.

Following the white redesign of the Google Play Store another, and what I deem more annoying update, is due pretty soon. Yes, the Play Store will start playing promo videos in the app listings automatically. According to Google the videos in the app listings will “help more users …

4 Things you didn’t know drones could do

Drones have come a long way since when they were first invented. You can use them for a whole number of purposes and they come in a range of styles and sizes. You can even get a drone that fits in your pocket! Keep reading to discover more …

Mobile phone delivery scams on the increase.

So you’re sitting at home and there’s a knock on the door. A brand new top-of-the-range phone has been delivered to your house. The package has your name on it, but you don’t remember ordering it. Then there is another knock at the door and a courier asks …