839133 Epson EH TW9200W projectoEpson EH-TW9200 3LCD Projector

Published in Entertainment by bidmead on Jan 26, 2015
For around £500 you can pick up a very decent entry-level projector built around Texas Instruments' Digital Light Processor (DLP), an ingenious electromechanical device that turns electrical signals into pictures. I've reviewed several such machines here over the past year or so, ranging up to the £3,000 mark. But if you're shopping around in that area it's definitely worth considering the very different approach pioneered and promoted by Epson. This uses three separate electrica
First a unit from Damson who I have reviewed items for in the past, this is a 4.1 speaker system in a single unit. Second a unit from Pioneer described as a Wireless (Bluetooth) Speaker System but again a unit in a single small case.

839120 avanquest toy maker deadly quesCapture the Toymaker

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 24, 2015
Police work often involves following a set routine and this next game certainly lives up to this theory.
Reviewing a quality TV is always a pleasure it means my elderly 32inch offering can have a rest. This 40inch offering is just about the perfect size for my lounge and while exploring its secrets from my sofa I am still technically working.

838993 art of alien isolatioAlien Isolation Reading

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 21, 2015
Who could have imagined that Ridley Scott’s 1979 film, with its never-to-be-forgotten scene of a ravenous alien emerging from John Hurt’s stomach, would be the instigator for a massive industry of follow up films, games and other creative offerings. Not me for one.

839068 Creative Sound Blaster E1 USB Sound CarSound Blaster E1 and E3

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Jan 21, 2015
If you are of mature years – old – like me then you think of Sound Blaster for sound cards and speakers but of course they do a lot more. Here I am looking at two headphone amplifiers and the second one is also a DAC as well.
Adding to the Dark Parables series of games is an offering with mermaids and a tide that destroys everything in its path,
These are powerful headphones designed predominately for gamers as they are 7.1 channels, so you should be able to hear the slightest noise from far away and for a gamer this is possibly the difference between life and err death.
Here I am looking at two different portable speaker systems. The first a retro design called Jam Rewind. The second from a company that has a broad field of products Lindy, this like the Jam Rewind is both Bluetooth and Auxiliary input.

838708 avanquest empress of the deep The Legacy of the Phoenix

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 7, 2015
The Empress of the Deep returns for the third instalment of this Hidden Object Adventure game as twin sisters take on the faces of good and evil.

838292 panopticon path of reflectionAn Adventure in Magic

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 31, 2014
Put your investigation powers to the test as you solve a mystery that it seeped in magic.

837639 avanquest Hoyle IllusionHoyle Illusions

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 24, 2014
When stage magicians meet in competition you can expect magic to be in the air along with some trickery.

838487 TDK T79211 A26 Trek Weatherproof Wireless SpeakeTrek A26 portable speaker

Published in Entertainment by adrianmorant on Dec 22, 2014
The TREK A26 wireless portable speaker is a robust unit having Bluetooth and NFC connectivity that has been designed to withstand the elements and so should be able to survive the weather at a music festival.

838311 Sennheiser Urbanite XL Over Ear HeadphoneSennheiser Urbanite XL

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Dec 21, 2014
Sennheiser is one of the few affordable brands sold in top end shops whose diet normally consists of brands costing a great deal more. However do not think of Sennheiser as a cheap brand as they are not and the quality is good.

837636 avanquest 4 Play Dark MysterieA Collection of Dark Mysteries

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 20, 2014
Dark Mysteries is another offering from Avanquest’s GSP 4-Play series. The four titles making up this collection are The Beast of Lycan Isle, The Soul Keeper, The Sleeping Palace and Ghost Painting. All four titles belong to the Hidden Object Adventure genre. As usual with the various 4-Play collections, each of the titles has to be installed separately from the same front end menu of offe

837448 avanquest jewel link galaxy quesMatch-3 in Space

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 13, 2014
Take a journey into space in one of two roles as you tackle Match-3 levels.

837359 Minidrone Rolling Spider Parrot Gadget ToA Rolling Spider

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 10, 2014
The MiniDrones are coming. Leading the aerial force is the subject of this next review.

838106 Viewsonic PLED W800 WXGA DLP Ultra Portable ProjectoViewSonic PLED-W800 Projector

Published in Entertainment by bidmead on Dec 9, 2014
Almost exactly 3 years ago one of the most exciting pieces of kit I had seen for some time crossed my desk. It was the ViewSonic PLED–W500, a tiny but surprisingly bright projector that used cool-running LEDs for illumination instead of a hot lamp. Designed primarily for business presentations, its XVGA resolution and extended color gamut made it perfectly suitable for movies. Unfortunately, it soon disappeared from the market. But the good news is that it's back again, reborn a

837358 gspgames hidden runawaHidden Runaway

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 3, 2014
This is one of those occasions when I missed out on the original title of a game. In this case the game was called Runaway. The follow up offering, from the same development team, is entitled Hidden Runaway. Featuring the same two main characters of Brian and Gina, Hidden Runaway belongs to the Hidden Object Adventure genre.

837243 avanquest Treasure HunterTime for some Treasure Hunting

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 26, 2014
As you would expect from a 4 Play title, this next offering considers of four games that have a treasure hunting theme.

837102 Gigaset QV830 Android TableGigaset QV830

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 25, 2014
While an inch might be considered a small amount, it can make a difference with a portable device.