Author: James

Hitting the lotto

We all dream about winning the lottery, you’d be mad not to. Who doesn’t want money for nothing? Gone would be the days of pining for a product in the Argos catalogue, heck you wouldn’t even shop at Argos. If one won £5million on the national lottery or the Irish winning seven you’d go on a mad shopping spree. So below is a compiled list of some of the most eccentric, and awesome, gadgets that you could treat yourself to if you did hit the lotto. Tron Motorcycle – £34,500 Technically speaking it isn’t really a gadget but when it...

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The best ways to stay connected on the move

1. Use a USB dongle Using a USB dongle to provide Internet access to a laptop maybe getting a little outdate as you can only connect it to your laptop restricting its usefulness, however they can be bought very cheap and for occasional use they provide good bang for your buck. Many offers online include preloaded data and can be had for as little as £30. 2. Tether your phone Tethering to your phone largely depends on what mobile provider you are with and which plan. Many cheaper plans do not allow tethering at all, but you can sometimes...

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Win a Jaguar F-TYPE track day with the Lockmaster Challenge.

Jaguar have recently launched the F-TYPE R Coupé which is the most powerful F-TYPE yet and possibly one of the best looking cars on the market at the moment. It is also receiving excellent reviews. Jaguar have been rolling out a British Villains campaign to promote the car with a range of adverts starring stylish villains such as Tom Hiddleston or Sir Ben Kingsley. As part of this campaign Jaguar have announced a competition called The Lockmaster Challenge game which gives you the chance to win a track day in the new F-TYPE R Coupé. The game will require you to access it...

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Technology predictions that will keep you awake at night

In 1977, Ken Olsen, the president and founder of Digital Equipment Corporation, made the comment: “There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.” Although his company developed minicomputers, and he himself had a personal computer at home, his prediction about technology was short-sighted and ultimately wrong. Today, almost every home in the western world has more than one computer, and technology has exponentially advanced since then. In 2014, advancements in technology will more than likely occur on a nano-scale, and will mostly involve refinements of previous innovations, which may or may not be noticed by...

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A Pocket Full Of Dreams

The dream smart phone. It doesn’t exist, but a few are getting pretty close. With the ever popular iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy right up behind it, no one could deny that the smart phone has come along way in a very short space of time. Today you can walk into a store and have your pick of phones, all of which have been honed to perfection full of magical features and wondrous tech specs. But some probably wouldn’t use the word ‘perfection’ and would rather pick apart the model’s ‘faults’. We’re not going to do that. Instead, we’re...

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