Zyxel NWA130BE WiFi 7 Access Point Review vs Unifi U7-Pro
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Zyxel NWA130BE WiFi 7 Access Point Review vs Unifi U7-Pro

The Zyxel NWA130BE is one of the first affordable WiFi 7 access points available to consumers and small businesses. It promises multi-gigabit wireless speeds using the latest 802.11be standard, and it is the best alternative to the recently launched UniFi U7 Pro. Related Content Specification Model NWA130BE Wi-Fi Standards Tri-band BE11000 Broadcasting Power US (2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz): 29/28/23dBm EU…

Sony Xperia 5 V Review: A quirky small phone to compete vs Pixel 8, Xiaomi 14 & Samsung Galaxy 24
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Sony Xperia 5 V Review: A quirky small phone to compete vs Pixel 8, Xiaomi 14 & Samsung Galaxy 24

The Sony Xperia 5 V was launched in September 2023 and is one of the few high-spec Android phones on the market. With a 6.1-inch 21:9 OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, versatile triple camera system, and large 5000mAh battery, the Xperia 5 V aims to deliver a premium Android experience for those who…

Moonbird Breathing & Meditation Device Review: Coached Breathing Exercise with HRM & HRV
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Moonbird Breathing & Meditation Device Review: Coached Breathing Exercise with HRM & HRV

I have reviewed a few health tech products that aim to improve well-being, including the popular Sensate relaxation device. While I love the idea of using devices to improve mental health, sleep or general well-being, I haven’t had much luck with the devices I have used. In my case, I have ADHD, I am likely…

Honor Pad 9 Review: An Affordable 12-Inch Laptop Ideal for Media
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Honor Pad 9 Review: An Affordable 12-Inch Laptop Ideal for Media

The Honor Pad 9 was announced at MWC 2024 last week and is an affordable 12.6-inch 2-in-1 laptop with an optional detachable keyboard that aims to offer great value for money for media consumption and light productivity. Powered by a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset and 8GB of RAM, performance is decent for everyday tasks…

TP-Link Tapo T315 Review – Matter Compatible Temperature & Humidity Sensor with Display
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TP-Link Tapo T315 Review – Matter Compatible Temperature & Humidity Sensor with Display

At the end of 2023, I reviewed the TP-Link Kasa KE100 radiator valve and had very mixed feelings towards it. It is fantastic value for money, but at the time, it was not compatible with the TP-Link Tapo H100 hub, and I went on to criticise the mess of Kasa and Tapo interoperability. Recently, things…

TP-Link Tapo P110M Smart Plug Review – The same P110 energy monitoring smart plug, but now with Matter
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TP-Link Tapo P110M Smart Plug Review – The same P110 energy monitoring smart plug, but now with Matter

Following on from my critical posts covering Tapo vs Kasa and my review of the Kasa KE100 KIT, this post is much more positive. I have previously reviewed the TP-Link Tapo P110, and I think it is/was the best smart plug on the market. You can regularly pick it up for around £10, and you…

Google Pixel Tablet Review: Speaker Dock gives this an amazing twist on generic tablets but is let down by US/UK price disparity
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Google Pixel Tablet Review: Speaker Dock gives this an amazing twist on generic tablets but is let down by US/UK price disparity

After witnessing the Android tablet market’s prolonged stagnation, with only Samsung making viable options, it is refreshing to observe a resurgence of interest from various brands. Both Oppo and Xiaomi have introduced commendable tablets that offer good specifications for their price points. However, Google has managed to reignite my enthusiasm for tablets with the launch…

Dreo Falcon S Air Circulator Smart Fan Review -Model – CF714S / DR-HAF004S
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Dreo Falcon S Air Circulator Smart Fan Review -Model – CF714S / DR-HAF004S

I have written quite a lot of fans over the past few years. I am quite obsessive about them, depending on your needs, you can’t just buy any old pedestal fan; they are often too noisy for sleeping or even quiet office environments. Being a gadget blog, I love the idea of smart fans, but…

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