Posts about Gadgets

I personally prefer the ergonomics of an Xbox controller over the dual shock controllers by Sony. I only ever play games like Grand Theft Auto and FIFA and so the asymmetrical positioning of the Xbox analogue sticks suite me a whole lot more. For those interested: the basic idea behind the asymmetrical analogue sticks is…

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2014 in Los Angeles is set to be the scene where Electronic Arts (the developer behind hundreds of PS3 and X-Box titles) will preview some of it’s biggest upcoming titles for the year ahead. EA have confirmed that members of the press and those attending the expo will be able…

It has taken much longer than most people anticipated but, weirdly, on a Sunday evening the Korean smartphone giant has finally released its first Tizen OS smartphone. The specifications prove the Tizen debutee to modestly powerful device packed with a 2.3GHz Quad-core Snapdragon processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. Network LTE…

Fitness tracking is nothing new – but fashionable fitness tracking? Now that’s something gaining traction and worth talking about! The Misfit Shine is a full fitness-tracking suite complete with tracker, mobile application and a bunch of accessories. The focus of the Shine is to look more subtle and hence blending into outfits that would otherwise…

It’s fair to say that smartphone manufacturers tend to go over the top with specs when releasing flagship devices. Now-a-days mobile phones ship with multi-processor cores, HD graphics, stereo sound, large multi-touch screens and much more. Whether or not any of these hyper-specs are required is a matter of debate. Some may argue that better…

I have said it time after time, X-Mini speakers have always thoroughly impressed me – and the WE is no different. Similar to the ME series, the X-Mini WE speaker is a minuscule portable speaker with aux-in and bluetooth connectivity. It allows you to boost your audio sound and enjoy your music with better bass,…

Blenders are a great way to stay healthy, enjoy exotic milkshakes and balance your diets with a range of foods, fruits and vegetables. Personal blenders are an upcoming craze since they enable you to make a quick smoothie or drink within seconds and require minimal washing up. The Breville Blend-Active VBL062 Personal Blender is a…

I reviewed one of the very first X-Mini capsule speakers a few years back and I was thoroughly impressed. Ever since, the second-gen capsule speaker has been my go-to portable speaker for all occasions. More recently, I have got my hands on one of several updates of the capsule speaker range. This one is branded…

Today, over 70% of US bandwidth is being used by video streaming. Why? Because everyone wants to make and share videos. Whether it be recorded on your iPhone, in a studio or on your own dedicated device – shooting great videos usually requires expensive hardware. Maybe not. The Sony HDR-CX116 HD camcorder is a superb…

The Motorola Moto G has competition – and very serious competition at that! This years’ CES saw the debut of many gadgets in the world of technology but the one that has caught my eye probably has the best price tag attached to it too! Amongst the £50,000 virtual gaming environments and £200k Tesla electric…

The Samson Go microphone is ideal for anyone looking for near-studio quality sound recording for barely a fraction of the price. This USB condenser mic has gained reputation as being the most favourable microphone by YouTubers from all niches. Pros: Small and lightweight Three modes: High quality sound Great ‘bang for buck’ value for money…