Author: James

Lumie Bodyclock Active 250 Review – SAD Light Alarm

I tend to be quite an early riser and I like to go for a run before work in the morning, but in the winter months it gets harder and harder to wake up when it is dark outside and I often feel groggy when getting up. So when I was asked to review the Lumie Bodyclock Active 250 I was quite excited. Bodyclock is the original wake-up light, also called a dawn simulator. It wakes you gradually with increasing natural light. This is a signal for your body to ease production of sleep hormones (e.g. melatonin) and increase...

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Energy Wireless BT7 NFC Headphone Review

Energy Sistem are not a well known company in the UK, but they do have large presence in Spain and are growing throughout the world. The headphones for review today are the Energy Wireless BT7 headphones which are Bluetooth wireless and use NFC for pairing. They also include a 3.5mm audio-in to connect them to audio devices and there is a built in mic and control talk. Control talk allows you talk while doing any other activity, thanks to its microphone with noise-cancelling. You get all this for the very reasonable price of 70 Euros, or £55+£5 shipping. Even...

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Sony sells VAIO PC business

It is a sad day for some, Sony has finally sold its VAIO PC and laptop arm to Japan Industrial Partners (JIP), with the final deal set to be done by the end of March 2014. Sony says there has been a drop in demand for its PCs and had little to show at CES this year. The company says it’s no longer designing and developing PC products, while manufacturing and sales will wrap up after the company’s final VAIO range goes on sale globally. Sony will now be shifting its focus to smartphones and tablets which have seen...

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Honda Versatool: Taking the hard work out of gardening

With all the gales and rain in the UK gardening is probably the last thing on your mind right now, however Spring is approaching and  this is when you should really start thinking about doing work on your garden. I personally loathe doing gardening but it is often a necessity for most that chose to live in a house instead of a flat! Honda are looking to take some of the pain out of doing your garden, and we have already covered the excellent robotic lawn mower Miimo. This time we have the Versatool, which is basically a multitool...

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Home Installations to Compensate for Increasing Technologies

Everything that we do now is powered by electricity. Whilst children of past generations may have ventured outside to play football, they now just pick up a controller and play the newest FIFA game. Rather than read a paper book that we have checked out of a library, we download a novel to our portable reader. All of these endeavours are costing us money as energy prices continue to skyrocket. There is zero chance that the energy companies who are so wilfully accepting our increasing power usage will freeze prices or lower them to accommodate for our new habits....

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