Author: James

Could this Star Wars gadget be the chosen one that we’ve been waiting for?

There have been many gadget balls that have graced us with their presence during the ages. Whether it was the magic 8 ball that predicted our future or the plasma ball accidentally created by Nikola Tesla that would connect with our sense of touch; we as human beings are naturally drawn towards intriguing and futuristic gadgets that will continue to arouse our curiosity. In the leadup to Christmas, our ‘inner geek’ is about to be unleashed once again. Australian-based electrical goods manufacturer Plox have unveiled that they will be unveiling Death Star levitating speakers in October. There have been...

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Besiter Eclipse 3 7500mAh Series Portable Charger External Battery Pack Review

As a gadget geek and blogger, my phone battery starts to look sorry for itself by about mid-day so I am frequently reliant on battery packs to keep me going. Over the years I have collected quite a few. The recent pack I have been using is the Besiter Eclipse 3 7500mAh. It is actually a smaller device than I would normally choose, as I wanted something a little more pocket-friendly. I wasn’t sure about its exact size when I ordered it, but figured it had to be smaller and lighter than the 10000mAh. In reality, it is a...

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Braun CareStyle 3 Steam Generator Iron Review

Steam generator irons may not be the normal sort of gadget you see on here, but it is a household appliance that is just as important as any other, and any technology that can improve the tedium of ironing is welcome by me! If you are not familiar with steam generator irons, they are a much larger, and often more expensive version of your old fashioned iron. They come in 2 sections, the iron itself and the reservoir/heating mechanism. This design choice means 2 things, the iron can store considerably more water, and quite often the heating element is...

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Apple Watch Series 2: Waterproof and with GPS

It has been 2 years since Apple released the original Apple Watch, and many competitors have entered the market since, so it is about time the Watch received a decent upgrade. Appearance wise it is very similar to the original but inside the watch, it has been entirely redesigned. It now has a new S2 dual-core processor and better graphics that are twice as fast as the original. The display can handle over 1,000 nits and is the brightest display Apple has ever shipped. It is now waterproof up to 50 meters and is even focussing on swimmers with...

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Apple iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Announced: Water Resistant, No Headphone Socket, Dual Camera (on plus)

Apple has released the next generation of the iPhone at its annual event in San Francisco today, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As rumoured, the new iPhones are aesthetically similar to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. CPU, Battery & Storage As usual with phones, you get the latest processor and (claimed) improved battery life. The CPU is the new Apple A10 Fusion which has a 64-bit 4 core CPU. Forty percent faster than A9 of iPhone 6s and double the speed of the A8 processors. It also has a ramped up graphics performance which is also...

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