Author: James

The Problems of “Bring Your Own”

The vast majority of us now own mobile devices, with tablet PCs being the tool of choice for many office workers. Inevitably this means people bring their devices to the office, blurring the line between work and leisure. While this is convenient for the employees, it presents challenges for the business. Opening up a corporate network is considered risky at the best of times, and the addition of unsecured, unencrypted mobile devices make the situation even more undesirable. When a business counts its data as its best asset, the reluctance is understandable. Bring Your Own Instead of allowing workers...

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What to look for when buying a new TV

Long are the days where you could open an Argos catalogue and pick a TV from it with peace of mind. Of course, the overall look of a TV is important but what’s beneath the screen is of paramount importance. Buying a TV is by no means easy – there’s the 3D option (which should be avoided), 4K TVs (which look set to be insane) and there’s even curved televisions entering the market. It is no longer as simple as picking a TV because it has a VHS slot! Here’s what you must consider when buying a TV. Shelf...

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Acorn E1 Earphone Review

Acorn Headphones are a fairly new company to the market, whom we had not heard of before. They are a small British company developing earphones that are house in real wood which is supposed to help produce a rich, powerful sound. Currently their only earphone is the Acorn E1 which is a pretty standard earphone which comes with 3 sizes of silicon ear inserts and retails for £29.99 which puts them in the same price range as the excellent SoundMAGIC E10 earphones. The packaging of the headphones is basic but perfectly adequate and the headphones themselves are good looking...

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Do you know how much your mobile is actually worth?

When people buy new phones they often decide to sell their old ones. It is simple and easy to do this plus it gives you a little extra cash, trading your phone into pawnbrokers such as Albemarle Bond is a great way to find out how much a mobile phone is actually worth while giving your wallet a nice surprise. However, what many people don’t know is that the heavy metals found inside mobiles can contaminate soil and water when they are dropped off at landfills. These harmful metals can cause not only environmental problems but it can also...

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Check our our eBay collection

EBay has had an option to create collections in the US for a while now and today they have launched this feature in the UK. Collections allow buyers and sellers to create a social gathering of products that they like or find interesting, it is a bit like Pinterest but for products available on eBay. To celebrate the launch of the collections we have created 12 of our own which include various product categories we feel are relevant to our readers which will help you find the latest gadgets available to buy today. You can view our collections homepage...

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