Author: James

FRITZ!WLAN Stick AC 860 Wireless Adapter Review

The FRITZ!WLAN Stick AC 860 is a USB WiFI dongle that connects your computers or notebooks with any wireless router and provides ideal data transmission with speeds up to 866 Mbit/s with routers that support the Wireless AC standard. As you would expect this is a pretty basic product, it is a relatively small USB dongle, around the same size as most USB memory sticks. When you insert it into your laptop Windows should auto-install it giving you a new wireless device to use. Once everything is installed you can select Wifi networks as you would do normally. Performance...

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Sengled Pulse Dimmable LED + Wireless Speaker Review

The Sengled Pulse is one of the more unusual products we have been sent to review. It is a pair of dimmable LED Lights that screw into any standard E26 socket that also have a pair of integrated 2.4GHz JBL Bluetooth Speakers. The kit comes in the form of 2 speakers, with one acting as the master speaker and the 2nd acting as the satellite speaker. If you want, you can expand the system with an additional 6 speakers which could be used as a basic multi room setup. Connection is via Bluetooth, and the master speaker connects to...

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Heat Genius – Initial Impressions / Review

** Update – Heat Genius have been in touch regarding the new App, more info at the bottom of this post ** Heat Genius are a well-established but comparatively small smart heating company based in the UK. Founded by a couple of UK businessmen it is very much a home grown product. In order to differentiate themselves from their massive competitors such as Nest and Hive, they opted to focus on not just on making the boiler smart, but zoning the whole house using smart Thermostatic Radiator Valves (TRVs). This zoning approach is a much more logical solution for...

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How tablets became the essential modern gadget

The rise of mobile devices has undoubted been one of the most interesting developments in technology in recent years. But whilst the introduction of the iPhone may have been the turning point for mobile technology, the recent innovations in tablet technology look to provide all of us with a much-improved way to perform tasks in the workplace, or even just enjoy the best online casino games from the comfort of our sofas. Whilst smartphones can perform a massive range of functions from using social media networks to playing online games, sometimes a work-related task will be too complex to...

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Samsung Gear Fit2 / SM-R150 Images Leak

Samsung launched their first and only fitness band, the Gear Fit, back in early 2014. It’s launch came with average reviews and criticism about its price compared to other brands such as Fitbit. Several Samsung orientated blogs are now reporting that the follow up to the Gear Fit is nearly ready to launch with the product code SM-R150. It will likely be based on Samsungs all-in-one health chip called the Samsung Bio-Processor. It is believed the sensors in the Bio-Processor could including bioelectrical impedance analysis, while the others focus on volumetric measurements of organs, an electrocardiogram and skin temperature,...

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