834434 Acoustiphase MC 1 bluetooth speakeMini Canon

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Jul 14, 2014
Not a weapon of war but a rather good small Bluetooth speaker that can vastly improve the sound of audio coming from your iOS or Android device. It is small enough to fit easily in a pocket or bag but it gives a very big sound.

834280 Humax HDR 1000S 1TB Freesat Freetime Receive2TB Storage for Freesat

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jul 12, 2014
From the one-channel television on offer that some may remember, we now have subscription free offerings with over 200 channels for our entertainment.

834278 Quest For InfamStep Back in Time

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jul 9, 2014
The Last Door is a point-and-click adventure game developed by The Game Kitchen, a small indie team based in Seville, Spain, and published by Phoenix Online Publishing where “Every game has a story”.
These are marketed as the loudest wireless headphones. This is a bold statement but while I cannot confirm or deny it, they are loud and not only that they have a very good range from the base station, and, for good measure they are comfortable.

834194 avanquest Building the Great Wall of ChinThe Great Wall of China

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jul 1, 2014
There are some jobs that never seem to come to an end. No sooner think the task is finished when new problems appear. Take, for instance, the task of painting the Forth Bridge. By the time the painters reach the end of the bridge than the other end is in need of a fresh coat of paint and so the process starts again. You could say that this particular task could be a job for life. Another example of this type of never-ending task would be the maintenance of the Great Wall of China which is t
Sennheiser make quality headphones, in fact in my recent visit to a high end audio establishment they were the only brand they stocked and sold that I recognised that was on sale in more normal high street outlets as well as online.

834219 nigel price come rain or shinNigel Price Jazz Guitar

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on June 29, 2014
Another of my rare forays into my passion – Jazz – before some think of various less pristine pastimes. I have known Nigel for many years and watched his undoubted talent grow and indeed I did feature some of his work in an earlier article.

830236 Braven Braven BRV For Indoor and Outdoor Use

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 28, 2014
Described as an “ultra rugged” device, the Braven BRV-X is a portable multifunction product. The Braven BRV-X combines Bluetooth speaker functionality with battery charging features. It can also act as a speaker phone unit. While more suited to the outdoors, this device can also prove useful when operating indoors.

830237 avanquest ghostly adventureGhostly Adventures

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 25, 2014
As I have mentioned before, games have an ability to be dusted down, repackaged and presented to the marketplace in a slightly different format. In the case of Avanquest’s GSP Play Collection, four titles, previously released as single offerings, have been bundled together as a single entity.

830140 epson tw7200 projectoEpson's EH-TW7200 Projector

Published in Entertainment by bidmead on June 23, 2014
So the World Cup set you thinking of buying a new TV set. Here's a better idea – spend the same amount of money on a projector, and get a screen at least twice the size. You can pick up Epson's stylish 3D-capable EH-TW7200 for around £1900 (or currently £1700 on Amazon) and regale the family with a 120 inch or more display on your living room wall (only die-hard home cinema aficionados insist on a dedicated screen). And when you switch it off, you're not left with a huge bla

825406 alaway beardless wizarThe Beardless Wizard

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 18, 2014
When your master is kidnapped, what is an apprentice to do? In this next game, the answer is to rescue the old guy.

821408 GPO Jive 3 Speed Record Player with CD and MPJive Record Deck and more

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on June 18, 2014
Here a more recent solution a record deck that allows you to play your music and even make a digital copy of it. It also has a radio and a CD player, so a complete audio system, should you want more than just an MP3 copy add one lead and a PC and you can.

820184 somasim 1849 gold rusBuilding for the Gold Rush

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 14, 2014
Like with many boys of my generation years ago, cowboys & Indians was a popular pastime but somehow getting involved in a gold rush never came into it.

814799 Blackwell Epiphany GamThe End of the Story

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 11, 2014
The popular Blackwell series of point-and-click adventure games draws to a conclusion with the Blackwell Epiphany unless, of course, at some later date Wadjet Eye does an about-turn and comes up with a further episode to challenge the player.

821402 Audio Technica AT LP60 USB TurntablAudio Technica USB Deck

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on June 9, 2014
A lot of people of my generation still have a lot of vinyl, however a good number of those have nothing to play it on. Here a more recent solution a USB deck that allows you to play your music and even make a digital copy of it.

814785 Game Moebius Empire RisinMoebius Empire Rising

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 7, 2014
In what could well develop into a popular trend, this next game, entitled Moebius Empire Rising, owes its existence to support from Kickstarter partners ($435K raised by 5,836 backers).

Fairway Solitaire Blast

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on June 4, 2014
Rather than the usual PC platform, this next game is available for Android devices.
This is another version of the recently reviewed item from thumbs UP that got the highly desirable and very rarely awarded 5x5 award. It has the same great volume increase ability to turn a low volume from and speaker into something desirable.

811418 avanquest 1000 lya gamA Match-3 Adventure

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on May 31, 2014
The title of this next game available on Avanquest’s GSP label, 1000 LYA, gives very little away with regards to what is in store for the player. In fact this is a Match-3 game that is based on the theft and recovery of a time machine. The enigmatic title stands for 1000 Light-Years Away.
It was meant to be the holiday of your dreams. But events did not turn out as expected. The result of this misadventure is Mountain Trap: The Manor of Memories. This is a Hidden Object Adventure game developed by Color Brush Studios and originally published by Alawar Games. This title is now available as part of Avanquest’s GSP extensive catalogue of titles.

811174 ViewSonic VX2452MH 24 inch FHD HDMI Multimedia DisplaViewsonic Panel VX2452MH

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on May 28, 2014
A 24inch panel from Viewsonic. While they used to be thought of as screens for viewing computer information more and more these days they come into their own as devices to watch videos and even live TV delivered over the WWW.