TP-LINK HS110 Wi-Fi Smart Plug with Energy Monitoring Review

Another day and another smart home appliance. Today we have the TP-Link HS110 smart plug with energy monitoring, it has arrived to us at a good time as it is compatible with Amazon Echo, though I haven’t actually got my Echo yet, so can’t review that part. The functionality of the HS110 is quite simple, … Read more

Garmin Fenix3 HR Review – Sports watch & Activity Tracker

Over the past 5 years I have become a bit of a fitness geek, which in turn has meant I have spent hundreds, if not thousands on fitness-related equipment and technology. One of the main areas I have been interested in is tracking my performance, I first dabbled with Bluetooth heart rate straps by Polar, … Read more

Edifier M1380 2.1 speaker system review

Priced at just £49.99 the Edifier M1380 are well into the budget category for speakers, but they still offer proper 2.1 speakers with a wire remote controller. The subwoofer is quite large with a decent weight to it. Made of medium density fibreboard it is a downward firing subwoofer with a 5-inch driver. The sub … Read more

Google Home Believed to be $130 at Launch. 4K Chromecast $70

We heard about Google Home at the annual I/O developer conference, it is basically a smart spear in direct competition to the Amazon Echo. It is a logical step for Google too, Goole Music is a big service for them, and Google Now is a voice assistant they have been pushing hard the past couple … Read more

BT Halo Review – Call Blocking Cordless Home Phone with Bluetooth

I have to admit, I don’t currently use a home phone anymore, and I think this is a growing trend. However, BT built their business around land lines and there is still a large number of people that use them. In which case the BT Halo phone might be the ultimate home phone. One of … Read more

Amazon Echo & Echo Dot now up for pre-order in the UK. Echo discounted £99 for Prime members.

Amazon have finally announced they are launching the Echo in the UK, and the RRP will be £149.99 but if you are a Prime member you can pre-order it today for just £99. Amazon Echo has been quite a bit hit in America, and a lot of app developers are working on integrating it into … Read more

Besiter Eclipse 3 7500mAh Series Portable Charger External Battery Pack Review

As a gadget geek and blogger, my phone battery starts to look sorry for itself by about mid-day so I am frequently reliant on battery packs to keep me going. Over the years I have collected quite a few. The recent pack I have been using is the Besiter Eclipse 3 7500mAh. It is actually … Read more

Apple Watch Series 2: Waterproof and with GPS

It has been 2 years since Apple released the original Apple Watch, and many competitors have entered the market since, so it is about time the Watch received a decent upgrade. Appearance wise it is very similar to the original but inside the watch, it has been entirely redesigned. It now has a new S2 … Read more

Apple iPhone 7 & 7 Plus Announced: Water Resistant, No Headphone Socket, Dual Camera (on plus)

Apple has released the next generation of the iPhone at its annual event in San Francisco today, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. As rumoured, the new iPhones are aesthetically similar to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. CPU, Battery & Storage As usual with phones, you get the latest processor and (claimed) improved … Read more

Varidesk Pro Plus 36 Standing Desk Review

Standing desks have seen a huge growth in popularity over the past 5 years or so as people are becoming more health conscious and realising how bad sitting down for long periods of time is for us. I have personally been very interested in standing desks since getting fit myself. The problem with them is … Read more

Energenie MiHome Smart Home Automation Review

Energenie were an unknown brand for me until a few days ago, but they are a relatively small company offering lighting and electrical based products. Their main range, and what I am reviewing today, is the Mi|Home home automation range of products. Similar to other home automation solutions Mi|Home requires a hub that connects to … Read more

Sonos opens up to Spotify Connect & Amazon Echo

I love my Sonos in the Kitchen, it is great just to be able to click play and it immediately starts up the playlist I was previously on, connecting to a multitude of online streaming services. But, as most Sonos users would agree, the App kinda sucks. It’s not so much that it is bad, … Read more