839515 GPO Jam 3 Speed Stand Alone Vinyl TurntablGPO JAM Record Deck

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Feb 9, 2015
This is a slightly smaller unit than the offering I reviewed last summer, as a more basic version it lacks a few of the features but for anyone without something to play and or transfer their LPs on this is certainly well worth consideration.

839458 eggtronic hut it flexible charging solutioMultiple Power Charging

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 5, 2015
This next product has certainly taken its time in getting to me. I hasten to point out that the extended delay was not down to the developers of the product but the inability of the courier service to do its job and deliver the product. I should point out that this company was not the one to go into receivership recently.

839634 avanquest relics of fate gamRelics of Fate

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 4, 2015
Can you help rescue Penny’s father and locate the hidden Relics of Fate in this Hidden Object Adventure game?
While various mobile devices allow us to listen to music, sometimes the quality lacks a little in volume and certain functionality. Lindy believes this next product can help in such circumstances.
Orbotix labs latest creation Ollie arrived with me a little late for Christmas but anyone with money to spare should still consider Ollie as he can do things that Sphero and Sphero 2 could not, sometimes he even has a mind of his own.

839455 Mystery Case Files Dire Grove, Sacred GrovA Return to Dire Grove

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 31, 2015
When the local inhabitants come into conflict with nature, who do they send for but you. Can you help restore peace and harmony to Dire Grove?

839122 art of assassins creeAssassin’s Creed Companions

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 28, 2015
Providing a break from actual game playing, the next two offerings contain a pictorial reference to a time when death was but an assassin’s blade away.

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.