SoundPEATS T2 Earbuds Review – Active noise cancelling TWS earbuds that are superb value for money

Another day another TWS earbud review. In my recent review of the EarFun Free 2, they stood out for implementing the new popular Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC, which offers aptX and Bluetooth 5.2, plus they integrated wireless charging. The SoundPEATS T2, which are similarly priced, have active noise cancellation as their main feature. Specification Bluetooth Chip: … Read more

Kingston KC600 2.5″ 1TB SATA SSD Review – An excellent affordable SATA SSD with hardware AES encryption

The Kingston KC600 has been out for a couple of years now. It offers affordable, fast storage with the added benefit of hardware AES encryption which allows you to enable BitLocker on your PC with little consequence on overall performance. SATA SSDs are starting to feel a little dated now that NVMe drives have become … Read more

Bosch FreshUp Initial Review – A portable plasma cleaner to remove smells from your clothes

Back in March, Bosch launched an Indigogo campaign for an innovative new consumer device that can freshen up clothes by removing unpleasant odours using plasma technology. The Indigogo was limited to just 500 users and somehow completely flew under my radar. It is a bit of an unusual pivot for the brand, which I typically … Read more

EarFun Free 2 Review – Good AptX TWS earbuds with strong bass emphasis

I reviewed multiple EarFun earbuds last year, all of which offered good performance for the money. Now they are back, with upgraded tech. Like many TWS earbuds this year, they employ the new affordable Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC which allows brands to offer aptX and Bluetooth 5.2 on the cheap. Specification Build-in Qualcomm QCC3040 SoC with … Read more

Nubia Red Magic 6R Review – A great affordable Snapdragon 888 gaming phone & good alternative vs Black Shark 4 or Realme GT

Red Magic launched their new gaming focussed 6-series phones back in March. This month they added to this range with the 6R, which arrives at a lower price with a few cutbacks from the other models. One of the stands out features of this phone is the 400Hz built-in should trigger buttons allowing you to … Read more

SwitchBot Smart Humidifier Review – An affordable smart humidifier with IFTTT and voice integration

Following on from yesterdays SwitchBot Bot review, I have also been using their smart humidifier. This is not currently discounted on Amazon UK for Prime Day, but it is is available directly from SwitchBot for just £24.60 vs £45 on Amazon. Features: Set the desired humidification efficiency from 1-100% 3.5L/0.9Gal tank, it can work up … Read more

SwitchBot Bot Review – An innovative & affordable smart home solution

The SwitchBot Bot has been around for about 3 years on Amazon, originally funded on Kickstarter. The Bot is a simple and relatively affordable way to add smart home controls to your old none smart devices. The device itself is battery operated and sticks onto whatever device you plan to automate. When activated, a little … Read more

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

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

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

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

Skoove Review – Online and app-based piano lessons ideal for beginners or those anxious about in-person learning

I always hated both languages and music lessons when I was at schools. I am much more comfortable with numbers and was always a much stronger student with STEM. I also hated school in general and found most teachers unpleasant. This led me to be quite anxious and stressed when having to be taught something … Read more

Lypertek Pureplay Z3 2.0 Review – Last years TEVI true wireless earphones get an upgrade

Last year the Lypertek PurePlay Z3, formerly Tevi, were on many buyer’s guides for earphones. I never had the pleasure of reviewing them, but they are now back with a tweaked version offering some important upgrades. Lypertek PurePlay Z3 2.0 vs PurePlay Z3 (Tevi) The earphones are identical for all the main features. You get … Read more