Bosch FreshUp Initial Review – A portable plasma cleaner to remove smells from your clothes

Back in March, Bosch launched an Indigogo campaign for an innovative new consumer device that can freshen up clothes by removing unpleasant odours using plasma technology. The Indigogo was limited to just 500 users and somehow completely flew under my radar. It is a bit of an unusual pivot for the brand, which I typically … Read more

EarFun Free 2 Review – Good AptX TWS earbuds with strong bass emphasis

I reviewed multiple EarFun earbuds last year, all of which offered good performance for the money. Now they are back, with upgraded tech. Like many TWS earbuds this year, they employ the new affordable Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC which allows brands to offer aptX and Bluetooth 5.2 on the cheap. Specification Build-in Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC with … Read more

Nubia Red Magic 6R Review – A great affordable Snapdragon 888 gaming phone & good alternative vs Black Shark 4 or Realme GT

Red Magic launched their new gaming focussed 6-series phones back in March. This month they added to this range with the 6R, which arrives at a lower price with a few cutbacks from the other models. One of the stands out features of this phone is the 400Hz built-in should trigger buttons allowing you to … Read more

SwitchBot Smart Humidifier Review – An affordable smart humidifier with IFTTT and voice integration

Following on from yesterdays SwitchBot Bot review, I have also been using their smart humidifier. This is not currently discounted on Amazon UK for Prime Day, but it is is available directly from SwitchBot for just £24.60 vs £45 on Amazon. Features: Set the desired humidification efficiency from 1-100% 3.5L/0.9Gal tank, it can work up … Read more

Campfire Audio Satsuma & Honeydew Earphones Announced – One with balanced audio, another with enhanced bass for £199 & £249

As the market becomes saturated with commoditized headphone offerings that often put convenience-oriented features ahead of sound quality, Campfire Audio encourages music lovers to experience their music as it was meant to be heard: in full-bodied, no-compromise high fidelity audio. The company’s new wired IEMs — which feature unique, hand-crafted designs in two sonically tailored variations, … Read more

SwitchBot Bot Review – An innovative & affordable smart home solution

The SwitchBot Bot has been around for about 3 years on Amazon, originally funded on Kickstarter. The Bot is a simple and relatively affordable way to add smart home controls to your old none smart devices. The device itself is battery operated and sticks onto whatever device you plan to automate. When activated, a little … Read more

Smart Home Prime Day Deals – Ring, Eufy, iRobot, Arlo & Tado

The yearly Amazon Prime Day starts today, lasting more than a day until tomorrow, acting as a mid-year Black Friday to boost Amazon sales further. It is a great time to pick up products for any Amazon branded tech or its sub-brands, they are always heavily discounted. Echo and Fire TV devices are a particularly … Read more

Startech USB C Audio & Charge Adapter Review – A handy adaptor for anyone that refuses to give up the 3.5mm headphone jack

With all flagship phones, many tablets and a growing number of laptops ditching, the 3.5mm headphone jack adaptors like this have become essential for anyone sticking with 3.5mm. While companies may be pushing everyone to adopt Bluetooth earphones, it is inferior to a wired connection in many ways, with reduced sound quality and increased latency. … Read more

Reolink Prime Day Deals – 25-30% off, including RLC-820A & RLC-810A 4K PoE CCTV Camera +Reolink Go 4G camera

Amazon Prime day for 2021 will run from the 21st of June until the 22nd. It is a great time to pick up certain products. Amazon regularly discounts all the tech from companies they own, including Ring security products and Echo devices. Many other companies get in on the action too. Reolink will have at … Read more

Suunto 7 Titanium Review – A great Wear OS watch but not sure if the titanium is worth the premium

The Suunto 7 launched back in 2020 and represent a significant shift in the company strategy, adopting Wear OS rather than their existing software, which has very limited functionality outside of fitness. Using Wear OS, Suunto has been able to catch up and surpass rivals Garmin in terms of smartwatch features. All this comes at … Read more

PictoScanner portable scanner turns negatives and slides into digital images using any smartphone

Now available in the UK and Ireland, PictoScanner is a portable scanner that turns negatives and slides into digital images using any smartphone. Created by a Danish professional photographer, PictoScanner provides an easy way to bring old photos back to life. Purposefully low-tech, it is a carboard, AA battery-powered backlight that uses a smartphone camera and simple … Read more

Creative Sound Blaster X4 Announced – Similar hardware vs X3 but now with SmartComms Kit and only a fiver more (£135 vs £130 RRP)

Yesterday, Creative announced their latest DAC, the Creative Sound Blaster X4, The X4 is the upgraded successor to the well-received Sound Blaster X3, but looking at the product pages and press release, not that much has changed. Creative Sound Blaster X4 vs Sound Blaster X3 The new X4 has 114 dB audio clarity and 24-bit/192 … Read more

Kingston Workflow Station Review – An innovative modular USB-C hub aimed at professional creatives

The Kingston Workflow Station and Readers provide a flexible system to transfer video, photos, and audio from multiple sources at once. It has an innovative modular design with four separate miniHub reader slots, which allows you to customise it to your needs. The mini hubs work independently giving easy access to your data on the … Read more

4 of the Best Printers on the Market Right Now

While technology helps keep our daily lives increasingly paperless, a quality printer is still an essential for many. You might need an industrial model for heavy business use, a lighter option for the home, or something which straddles both worlds. Providing customers and suppliers with clear written information, receipts, and invoices is vital for most … Read more