Author: James

Finding the Right Device

It’s payday. You’ve got well-earned money in your pocket, the rent and bills are paid – so why not treat yourself to a swanky bit of tech? If you are shelling out for something new and shiny, you’ll need to think carefully about exactly what it is you want and whether it would be of good use to you. If you’re thinking of running a small business, you won’t be able to conduct online edits to your site particularly well from a smartphone – but if you’re looking for something altogether more casual, a desktop computer system might be...

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Win a Mio Sat Nav courtesy of Viking Direct

 ** The winner is J Morris from Hull. She has already been contacted and the Sat Nav is on its way out today! ** Viking Direct have been very kind and offered us a Mio Spirit 695 LM UK & IE Sat Nav to give away to one of our lucky readers. This is a fantastic little Sat Nav with features including: 5″ touchscreen free map upgrades for life 3D junction views with lane guidance. IQ routes & choice of routes It has been well reviewed across the internet and currently retails for £105 on the Viking Direct website a...

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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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