Author: James

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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Varidesk Pro Plus 36 Standing Desk Review

Standing desks have seen a huge growth in popularity over the past 5 years or so as people are becoming more health conscious and realising how bad sitting down for long periods of time is for us. I have personally been very interested in standing desks since getting fit myself. The problem with them is that they can be very expensive and replacing entire desks is not ideal, especially so in an office environment. Varidesk alleviates some of these issues by producing a sort of adapter that sits on the top of your desk and can be raised or...

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CHOETECH 6 Pack USB C to USB A Cable Mini Review

USB type C cables have been quite expensive since launch, possibly due to increased costs in making them fit the USB-C specification, so 6 cables priced at £15.99 made by Choetech seemed like a great buy. I don’t have the equipment to test if these cables actually fit the USB specification, and there has been a lot of controversy across Amazon with cables of questionable quality potentially damaging USB C devices. However, according to the specification and other user reviews the Choetech cables do fit the required specification. The specification on Amazon claims it has a 56-ohm resistor and supports...

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