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

Realme Announce Watch 2 & Watch 2 Pro for £70 & £50 + New LiDAR mapping TechLife Robot Vaccum for £260

As part of the Realme GT 5G launch, Realme announced the launch of three new AIoT products – the Realme watch 2 & 2 Pro and the Realme TechLife Robot Vacuum – as part of an accelerated AIoT product strategy for the next five years. The TechLife robot vacuum sounds particularily interesting, a LiDAR equipped … Read more

Realme GT 5G Review – Incredible value for money, undercutting the OnePlus 9 & Black Shark 4 significantly

Realme started their European invasion with the Realme X2 Pro, which offered phenomenal value for money. The successor, the Realme X50 Pro, landed at a much higher price, it was and still is a great phone, but it was perhaps a little too close in price to the OnePlus 8 to stand out. This year … Read more

OneOdio Fusion A70 Bluetooth & Wired Headphones Review – Budget bass-heavy headphones with 6.35mm & 3.5mm jack

Last week I reviewed the OneOdio A30, which I found to be superb all affordable headphones with half-decent active noise cancelling thrown in. Today I have the OneOdio A70, which are even more affordable, which are £39.99 on Amazon but with a 15% off voucher taking them down to £33.99. Or, available directly from OneOdio … Read more

Gioteck TX70 Wireless RF Gaming Headset Review – One of the most affordable wireless gaming headsets for the PS5, PS4 & PC

Gioteck is always a safe bet for affordable gaming peripherals, offering good quality products for the price you pay. The Gioteck TX70 wireless headphones are designed for the PC, PS5 and PS4. They use 2.4Ghz connectivity, so you need a dongle to attach the device Set-Up There is not much to do to get these … Read more

Huawei Watch 3 Review – Almost amazing, but some useful apps would be nice to justify the cost vs the Watch GT 2 series

Announced last week, the Huawei Watch 3 is the first global device from Huawei to run their own OS, HarmonyOS. It is a critical moment for Huawei, the shift to Harmony OS represents a no turning back point for their devices. Google and the Play Store are gone for good. HarmonyOS on a wearable makes … Read more

Anker Soundcore Life P3 Announced for £79.99 – The Soundcore Life P2 gets upgraded with active noise cancelling

Anker Soundcore is always a great option for affordable but high-quality audio gear. I was particularly impressed at the active noise cancelling performance of the Soundcore Life Q35 headphones. The noise-cancelling was on par with premium headphones, yet you can buy this for £130. Soundcore is now implementing their ANC technology into their in-ear earphones, … Read more

D-Link COVR-X1862 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh system launched for just £124.99 – 3-pack COVR-X1863 for £189.99 – Making it the cheapest whole-home mesh system on Amazon

I have not reviewed any of the D-Link Wi-Fi 6 gear yet, but they have been launching some incredibly affordable devices that make for an appealing alternative to TP-Link and Netgear. The new whole-home mesh COVR system is the latest Wi-Fi 6 option from them, and it is one of the most affordable Wi-Fi 6 … Read more