Gadgets

Thu
14
Aug

Range extender – TP-Link

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To infinity and beyond – well maybe if you are Buzz Lightyear – but not for the reach of WiFi in the average home or office! For those of you that are like me and have lots of gizmos and gadgets that all connect to the internet wirelessly or even if you just want to be able to Google something one room away from where your modem is – then I may have a solution for you that doesn’t involve making tin-foil antenna boosters wrapped around used toilet rolls!

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Thu
07
Aug

Olympus OM-D E-M1

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With Olympus taking somewhat of a backseat to bigger brands such as Nikon and Canon, and not forgetting goPro as the world's best-seller, there's every reason to regard the
OM-D E-M1 as an outsider in the modern world of digital photography.

After all, it's a so-called 'bridge camera' in that it doesn't feature a mirror or a genuine through-the-lens viewfinder.

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Tue
29
Jul

WD My Passport Ultra 2TB External Hard Drive

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If you’re not excited by this new addition to Western Digital’s My Passport External Hard Drive range, then you should be. The Ultra 2TB is certainly the best hard drive to consider if you like storing large amounts of data.

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Fri
18
Jul

X marks the spot

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My first phone was an Alcatel HB160 – 2 hours battery life and a green backlit screen were its main features. I could make calls (once I had raised the retractable aerial and was lucky enough to find a signal) and send an sms; oh and it had an alarm clock too!

At the time when this whole mobile phone thing was starting, along came a phone that would change how we looked at and used phones. It became the cachet of mobile, the Nokia 2110! From that day onwards up to a few years ago, Nokia was the phone to have.

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Fri
04
Jul

Google Glass – Waiting for the future

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Google Glass is the new hot topic in the world of wearable technology. In May 2014 Glass was released to public audiences, though a bit pricey (Going for $1500). After a year’s testing in the United States Glass has also reached the shores of the United Kingdom. Surely in the next couple of years Google will see its new project used everywhere in Europe; after which spread to the East, Southern America, Australia and Africa seems inevitable.

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Wed
11
Jun

Need a new toy?

SONY SmartBand

I remember the days when we talked about wearable’s as the cool sweater you put on before going out on a fresh Autumn day. Boy, have times changed. If you are a technophile like I am this is the must have accessory to be seen sporting around the gym, club or office.

In Barcelona earlier this year at the annual Mobile World Conference, where all the latest and greatest in mobile technology is showcased, Wearable’s walked away with the “Talk of the show” title.

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