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Hello Nest Hello

If you’ve bought into the Nest gadgets, this next big gadget from Google is definitely going to be on your shopping list. This is a doorbell, and like all doorbells it’ll sit right alongside your knockers to alert you to visitors. Called the “Hello”, it is a bit …

Sunnycam Xtreme 1080p HD Video Glasses – Review

You have to be a little careful when describing this particular product. They are a pair of sunglasses with a hidden camera at the front. It sounds a little dodgy if you put it that way. The camera is noticeable, however many won’t spotted on a day-to-day basis. …

The Kitvision Immerse 360 Duo 360 Degree Camera – Review

Last November I reviewed the Kitvision Immerse 360 Action Camera for Coolsmartphone.com, and whilst generally my experience was positive, there was still plenty of room for improvement. The Kitvision Immerse 360 Duo is the latest version in the Duo range but does it improve on the original?? Let’s …

Put your shades on and get some POV action – Sunnycam Activ

Over three years ago now we reviewed these Hyundai sunglasses. They had a “hidden” camera up front which meant that you could secretly record “stuff”. I tried it on a summers evening whilst cycling and the results were a little low-quality and bumpy. However, fast forward to CES …

All-New Amazon Fire HD 8: Better And Cheaper

It’s been quite a week: the IFA madness had just started to blow over, then LG announced the V20 and Apple announced the new Apple Watch Series 2 and iPhone 7. Just as all that was passing, Amazon threw their own announcement into the mix, and the device …

Reolink HD IP Security Camera – Review

We’ve had security cameras in the past but this one will work outside and you can’t move it around automatically. Yes, it’s a “proper” security camera. Now, many of you will probably think that you need some sort of recording hardware and other bits to make this work, …

Kindle Fire HD gets a makeover

New Kindle Fire HD devices have also been announced today. There’s some funky colours and 6″ or 7″ versions with quad-core 1.5GHz CPU’s, dual cameras and Dolby Digital audio. Price-wise, they’re attractive – the 6″ is £79 and the 7″ is £119. You can pre-order on the Amazon …

Lumigon T2 HD Launched

Launched just last night, meet the Lumigon T2 HD. You may remember the original T2 but this, which will be available from Lumigon.com for €730 (around £604), can have 128GB of internal memory and is built using stainless steel. Available in black, white and a limited edition in …

Apple announce Retina iPad Mini

Alongside yesterday’s iPad Air reveal, Apple also announced the long-awaited Retina iPad Mini. Apple’s smaller iPad no suffers in comparisons to the higher resolution displays on much cheaper tablets like the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX. Alongside the new  display, Apple have also seen fit to throw in …

The new Kindle Fire HDX includes a little extra….person

I’m stuck! What do I do?! Help! It’s a common scenario. Tablets are now all over the place and even your Grandparents have one. It’s a support nightmare, and as the family “IT guy”, you’ll be getting calls to fix “the tablet thingy” for years to come. Amazon …

Kindle Fire HD – The winner is..

You know we like compeititons. We love to give stuff away to our dear readers. Just recently we ran a competition to give away a Kindle Fire HD. All we wanted to know was … If you had to watch a single movie on loop for an entire …

Rideye – A black box bike recorder

Yes, it’s time for your daily dose of Kickstarter action. This time it’s my beer fund. If you choose to invest, you’ll get no return on your money but you’ll be able to read some really long and rambling news articles. Yay. No, seriously, it’s this – the …

Competition – Win a Kindle Fire HD

Even with the best pixel popping resolutions available in the world of mobile tech, it’s not practical to watch movies on a smartphone. It’s just not. Which is why we’re giving away a Kindle Fire HD, complete with 7 inch HD display and 16GB of data storage you …

Hyundai HD Daylight sunglasses review

Sunglasses … with a frickin’ hidden camera. Honestly, it’s like something out of Austin Powers. I don’t know where to start. Back in 2002 I was happy to review a phone that had a colour screen. Now I’ve got a pair of sunglasses which look and feel like …

Motorola RAZR HD – Review

First of all I’ll quickly run through the good and bad points. Good Points 4.7″ inch 720p Display Expandable storage up to 32GB Smooth Operating system Bad Points Not a good looking device Non-removable battery Build I don’t think the RAZR HD is a good looking device, there …

MWC – The Alcatel One Touch Scribe Easy and Scribe HD

I usually approach the Alcatel stand each year with a sense of foreboding. They usually have a humongous selection of new handsets and they’re as confusing as heck. This year, it’s slightly less confusing. There’s still a couple of different versions of the same handsets such as we …

Motorola RAZR HD video review

There are so many great phones out there at times the team end up getting hands on two at the same time.  This can be a good thing because it brings different opinions and thoughts to the table and helps create more content for you all to read. …

Uprated Kindle Fire and new Kindle Fire HD about to hit the UK.

Here in the UK you’ll soon be able to get the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. It’s “the world’s most advanced 7″ tablet” according to them and features Dolby audio, 11 hours of battery life and 16GB of storage. Oh, and it’s only £159. The existing Kindle Fire has …

Motorola RAZR HD and RAZR M promo videos

We’ve looked at the spec and the pictures, now it’s time for some promotional videos. First up the RAZR HD which they are calling the “all day phone” with either a 2500mAh or 3300mAh batteries I can understand this. Next we have the RAZR M which is the …

LG Optimus 4X HD Review

Quad core phones are the new benchmark in Android at the moment and LG have just launched the Optimus 4X HD. The specs are impressive, Android 4.0 Quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, with 4.7” 1280 x 720 Screen 8.9mm thin 8-megapixel camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, 21Mbps HSPA, 802.11 …

LG Debuts First Full HD Smartphone Screen

LG has today revealed the worlds first “Full HD” handset screen.  It is an Advanced High Performance In-Plane Switching LCD ith a 1920 x 1080 resolution.  This means a pixel density of 440ppi and is equivalent to the resolution now found on most flatscreen TV’s. LG has been rumoured to …

Can you film a movie on a smartphone?

The BBC have filmed a miniture movie but, instead of using expensive HD broadcast cameras, they used a smartphone instead. They’ll be showing how it was done later but the results, we must admit, are rather good. Now sure, there’s going to be some slick BBC editing and …

Win a HD camera and headset !

Want to win a Freetalk HD camera and headset? This is a great prize for video calls and its courtesy of our friends at Skype. The kit costs around £60 and we’ve got three of these excellent webcam and headset packs to give away. Skype, of course, is …

LG Optimus 4X HD & 3D Max Information

Clove have just announced that the LG Optimus 4X HD will be coming to the UK in June and can now be pre-ordered starting today for £456. The 4X HD features: 1.5GHz quad-core processor (NVIDIA Tegra 3) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich 4.7″ (1280 x 720) True HD …

MWC – LG Optimus 4X HD – Up close

The LG Optimus 4X HD was announced just a short few days back so we figured it was worth a look. The 4X HD obviously lives up to its’ name with a quad-core 1.5GHz TEGRA 3 CPU and a 4.7″ “True HD” IPS display. Other goodies include GPS, …

MWC – Huawei MediaPad FHD – Up close

We said we’d bring you shots of the newly-announced Huawei MediaPad FHD and here they are. It does, if I’m honest, look a helluva lot like an iPad. It’s got a solid construction, well designed and was pretty darned quick when we tried it. Unfortunately there only appears …

Xoom discounted – just £225

The original Motorola Xoom is now down to just £249. For that you get Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), 32GB of storage, a 10.1″ LED screen and it’s powered by a NVIDIA Tegra 2 Dual-core CPU. Andrew Farquhar has just mailed in because he used the code “TABLET10” to get …

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc HD coming?

GSMArena has an interesting post, detailing a new handset from Sony Ericsson as a successor to the impressive Xperia Arc we reviewed. This handset is said to include a 720p HD screen, and plays catch up with 1080p video recording. The most interesting feature is the ability to …

Video comparison – Desire S vs Xperia arc

OK, so we’ve compared the camera quality between the Sony Ericsson Xperia arc and the HTC Desire S, but what about video ? We went out with both phones and cranked up the resolution to 720p HD. The Sony Ericsson Xperia arc records MP4 videos as default and …

LG Optimus 2X example video looking niiiice

This, the LG Optimus 2X, should be arriving next month here in Europe and will no doubt appear at Mobile World Congress. Specs-wise it’s all very positive – a 4″ WVGA screen and a NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. Like a lot of smartphones, it can also do HD-quality …