Amazon Echo goes spherical – New, improved speakers vs 2019 models and auto-tracking Echo Show 10

Amazon has had one of the more exciting launch events this year, temporarily distracting me from all the doom and gloom in the news. We have seen Rng shake up the home surveillance market with the launch of the Always Home Drone Cam, and now the Amazon Echo devices have had their biggest shakeup in … Read more

Ring Always Home Cam – One up’s every home surveillance brand with a new automated indoor drone & is the new archenemy of your cat

Throwing a complete curveball in the world of home surveillance, Ring has launched the Always Home Cam. They seem to be coy about calling it a drone, but it is one. While it was inevitable drones would enter the consumer home surveillance market, I wasn’t expecting it so soon. Ring was at the forefront of … Read more

Hottest 2020 Trends In Home Office

As more of us find ourself working from home as the coronavirus pandemic proves to be frustratingly stubborn the working from home transformation is revolutionising our approach to how we think about the home office. As working in bed in our pyjamas grows quickly old the quest is on to find a flexible place to … Read more

New Blink Indoor & Outdoor vs Old indoor & Blink XT2 – Try to spot the difference

Today Amazon has announced Blink Outdoor and Indoor – Blink’s all-new flagship wireless smart home security cameras that run on two AA lithium batteries for up to two years, making them easy to use and maintain. Normally, I would go into a long post about the differences between these new models and the existing Blink … Read more

DOOGEE S88 Pro Review – A thick rugged smartphone with 10000mAh battery for less than £220

I was impressed with the Doogee S95 Super back in June; it offered plenty of performance to be used as a daily phone while offering the benefit of an IP69K rated rugged phone. The S88 Pro, sits a little lower down the ladder with a less powerful chipset but one of the biggest batteries on … Read more

Garmin Venu SQ vs Venu vs Forerunner 45 Compared – A new affordable square Venu, similar to the Fitbit Versa 3

Today, Garmin launched its latest watch, the Venu SQ. Unlike the Forerunner 745, this is a more affordable mainstream consumer-focussed watch. Functionality-wise it is just a cut down Venu, so there is not that much to compare really. Garmin Venu SQ Overview A new square 1.3” 240 x 240 pixel LCD display Corning Gorilla Glass … Read more

Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro Review – A stylish but incremental upgrade from the GT2

With both Huawei and Honor sharing the same watch platform, they have recently launched two watches which are almost the same, but completely different. The Honor Watch GS Pro leans into the fitness features adopting an outdoorsy aesthetic for fans of watches like the Casio G-Shock. The Huawei Watch GT 2 Pro refreshes the design … Read more

Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G vs Snapdragon 765G & 730G & 690 Compared – It’s a higher clocker SD690 with Cortex A77 cores and mmWave

I feel like there have been a lot more chipset launches than normal this year. If it is not Qualcomm it is MediaTek. Yesterday, Qualcomm took the wraps off their latest mid-range 5G contender, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G As the name suggests this sits between the SD765G and SD730G but with its adoption of the … Read more

Huawei Freebuds Pro Review – Are these the best ANC earphones? And how do they compare to the Freebuds 3?

During the Huawei developer conference most people were hoping for a Huawei Mate 40 announcement, at least the Kirin 9000 launch. However, these are sadly delayed, so Huawei appeased our needs with the launch of the Huawei Freebuds Pro, Huawei Watch GT Pro, and a refresh of their laptops. I reviewed the Freebuds 3 last … Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Smart Electric Meters

Energy or Electric meter is a device that measures the amount of electricity consumed by a building, area, or by electricity-powered equipment. Electronic utilities use such meters that are installed at customer’s premises to measure energy delivered to them for billing purposes. This energy is typically calibrated in billing units, commonly in kilowatt-hours (kWh), which … Read more

Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 WiFi 6 AX5400 router announced. Same as the RAX50 but with DumaOS

Netgear has expanded their range of Wi-Fi 6 hardware dramatically this year, offering consumers as much choice as possible at different price points. This has now been extended to include gamers. Netgear claims the  Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR1000 is the worlds first Wi-Fi 6 router for gamers. TP-Link may disagree though, the Archer AX11000 is … Read more

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 & AMD Ryzen 7 2700X Benchmarks – Does the CPU bottleneck the GPU?

I was one of the small number of people that managed to buy an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 when it was launched last Thursday. After receiving an email off CCL Computers that I probably won’t get it, I luckily didn’t cancel the order, and they ended up delivering the Zotac GeForce RTX 3080 Trinity on … Read more

Netatmo Smart Video Doorbell vs Ring vs Arlo vs Eufy – Another smart doorbell enters the market, but you will need wires

I love a good smart doorbell. Deliveries and pickups used to cause me genuine stress, constantly missing things. Getting the Ring doorbell has genuinely helped reduce that stress, though the Ring doorbell chime has become a cause of stress itself with the frequency it goes off. Anyway, with Netatmo already having an excellent floodlight security … Read more

GooDee YG620 Native 1080P Full HD Projector Review – Full-sized projector for a superior image vs pico and mini

I have reviewed a few projectors this year, most of them being mini or pico projectors. The GooDee YG620 is not one of them. This is a normal-sized projector, not being particularly portable at all. However, unlike the bag friendly pico projectors, opting for something larger gives you significantly better image quality and brightness. Features … Read more