Author: James Smythe

Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 Review

We have reviewed the excellent business orientated Dell Latitude 5289 2-in-1 and now Dell has kindly loaned us the consumer orientated Dell XPS 13 2-in-1. The model I was sent sits in the middle of their XPS 13 range and comes with: 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7Y75 Processor (4M cache, up to 3.6 GHz) Windows 10 Home 64bit English 8GB LPDDR3 1866MHz 256GB PCIe Solid State Drive 13” FHD (1920 x 1080) InfinityEdge touch display This specification is almost identical to the Acer Spin 7 that I reviewed back in June, but there are 2 major differences. The Spin...

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Havit Programmable Gaming Mouse Review with 4000DP & RGB – HV-MS794

Havit are one of the many low-cost/affordable peripheral makers that sell through Amazon. They have kindly sent us the Havit HV-MS794 gaming mouse to review. This is a wired gaming mouse with a claimed 4000DPI, 7 programmable buttons, and RGB all for the very affordable price of £16.99. Packaging is basic but nice, there are no CDs packaged with drivers, you need to download them and install them separated. The mouse has a nice long nylon cable that feels well-made and I don’t think will have any build quality issues. The mouse itself is a decent size that is...

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Our 5 Top Arduino Projects

If you want a productive hobby to take up to keep you busy one weekend, Arduino is a great little micro controller that has thousands of documented projects by users ranging from simple to very complex. Due to the compact size of Arduino you can mount it anywhere and there are many development board enclosures that allow you to discretely mount your Arduino anywhere you want, even outside if you use an IP rated enclosure. Here are our top 5 picks Motion-Triggered Night Lights Under the Bed If you get up in the night and don’t want to disturb your...

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iPhone X Announced starting at £999

The iPhone X pronounced 10, not X, is the big talking point of the launch, and it will be the most expensive iPhone ever at $999/£999. It too will come in 64GB and 256GB versions, and the 256GB version will cost you a staggering £1,149. The internals is largely similar to the iPhone 8 with the same A11 Bionic SoC doing all the grunt work. The stand out feature is its beautiful edge-to-edge OLED display, which has facial recognition security. The edge to edge display allows them to squeeze in a 5.8-inch screen into a body smaller than the...

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iPhone 8 and 8 Plus Officially Announced

One of the biggest tech events of the year has finally landed. In recent years the new iPhone launches have started to become a little boring as the new phones rarely offered big changes. This year is a little different though, it is the 10th year of the iPhone and Apple are celebrating it with the launch of 3 devices. The iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. The 2-new iPhone 8’s remain largely visually similar to their processor, but they now have a full glass rear. They claim it is the most durable iPhone ever, it is, however,...

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