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Advanced Ghetto BlasterAdvanced Ghetto Blaster rated 9 out of 10

June 29, 2015 in Entertainment
By the Ghetto Blaster standards when they were popular this is small, but it is powerful and not only has it an FM radio but also Bluetooth, ability to play SD Cards and USB sticks and has impressive sounds and speakers built in.

Everlasting M-Discs from VerbatimEverlasting M-Discs from Verbatim rated 9 out of 10

June 28, 2015 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
Millenial discs (M-Discs) are claimed to have a life of 1,000 years. While we cannot actually put this to the test, these discs from Verbatim provide a reliable means of storing all those irreplaceable photos and documents as well as a vast music collection.

Aurvana In-Ear 2Aurvana In-Ear 2 rated 8 out of 10

June 28, 2015 in Entertainment
These noise cancelling earbuds from Creative start with a puzzle, how do you get them out of the very solid packaging, the answer lies in a small sheet that lives inside the packaging. Having spent a while solving the puzzle the result was worth the wait.

Archos VR GlassesArchos VR Glasses rated 5 out of 10

June 27, 2015 in Misc
While most wearable technological devices are meant for every day use, this next product is not the type you would wear when out and about.

Vodafone Smart First 6

June 26, 2015 in Phones
A 4inch screen phone may seem small today – it certainly did to me as I put my own phone away for the duration of this test – but as I got used to it I found it did everything I needed so this is not only about the phone but also the service.

review 842032 ZTE Blade L3 android smart phonA Budget SmartphoneZTE Blade L3 rated 7 out of 10

June 25, 2015 in Phones Review : ZTE Blade L3
Unlike the major players of Apple, Samsung, LG and HTC who prefer the top end of the market, ZTE positions its smartphone products in the budget arena.

review 842115 ABBYY PDF Transformer pluA PDF SolutionABBYY PDF Transformer + rated 7 out of 10

June 24, 2015 in Software Review : ABBYY PDF Transformer +
The de facto standard for electronic documents is PDF. Software for the creation and working with such files can cost from £400 downwards. This review is based on a product costing under £60.

review 842128 Canon PowerShot SX610 HS compact digital camerCanon SX610 HSCanon SX610 HS rated 9 out of 10

June 24, 2015 in Cameras
A small PowerShot digital camera, for those who do not know a PowerShot can be little larger than an IXUS the smallest of Canons cameras or as large as the small end of Canons DSLR range, so here it is at the IXUS end of the range.

review 842031 filemaker pro 1FileMaker Pro 14FileMaker FileMaker Pro 14 rated 8 out of 10

June 23, 2015 in Software Review : FileMaker FileMaker Pro 14
Computer databases have come a long way since those of early days of the D-Base products developed by Aston Tate with libraries of instructional books written on the subject. While the ability to store and correlate different types of data might not be the sexiest task, it still serves an important role for both the home and office user.

review 842129 skullcandy grind headphoneScullKandy GrindScullKandy Grind rated 8 out of 10

June 22, 2015 in Entertainment
The name makes it sound like a device of torture but ‘Gadgetspeak’ is not that sort of site so you – and your family – will be safe to read about a new headset that has several things that may make it something to consider in a crowded market.

review 842127 Rollei Selfie Stick 4 LifRollei Selfie Sticks

If you have yet to take a Selfie then you are in the minority, while the original idea was to snap yourself with a ‘star’ be it sport, fashion or movie it has now become a thing even for a night out with your friends but how do you get everyone in?

review 841987 iN CAR CAM 402 G ProfessionaIn-Car CameraNextBase 402G Professional rated 8 out of 10

June 20, 2015 in Misc Review : NextBase 402G Professional
While your driving skills might be up to scratch with regards to your own safety and that of other road users, the same might not be true of some others. Accidents can, and do, happen. Sometimes it is hard to establish just where the blame belongs. This next product has been developed to help in such instances.

review 842126 SanDisk SDIX 32G G57 iXpand Flash DrivSan Disk iXpand Flash Drive and Cygnett ChargeUp 11000

The first a 32GB stick ‘for iPhone, iPad and computers’ is how this double ended memory stick is described. The second the largest capacity ‘Portable Power Charger’ I have currently seen at 11000mAh with both 1amp and 2.1 outputs.

review 841986 House of Marley Liberate XLBT Bluetooth HeadphonLiberate XLBTHouse of Marley Liberate XLBT rated 8 out of 10

June 18, 2015 in Entertainment Review : House of Marley Liberate XLBT
This next headset is available from the House of Marley, an organisation set up to promote Bob Marley’s vision of One Love, One World.

review 841984 game hoouse jewel match super pacA Jewel Matching BundleSuricate Software Gamehouse com Jewel Match Super Pack rated 9 out of 10

Not one, two or three games but four games are included in this next offering based on the Match-3 genre.

review 841887 canon ixus 160 compact digital camerCanon IXUS 160Canon IXUS 160 rated 9 out of 10

June 17, 2015 in Cameras
The Ixus is Canon’s pocket size camera range, it does however benefit from all the technology that its larger siblings have in terms of technology so do not reject this unit simply because its small enough to fit inside the smallest pocket.

review 841985 Goodmans Iconic Style Contemporary DAB FM RDS RadiAn Oxford RadioGoodmans Oxford Classic rated 8 out of 10

June 16, 2015 in Homes and Gardens Review : Goodmans Oxford Classic
Well known for its range of radios, Goodmans has come up with a model whose title makes me think of times gone by.

review 841891 cyberlink power DVD 1Cyberlink PowerDVD Ultra 15Cyberlink PowerDVD Ultra 15 rated 8 out of 10

June 15, 2015 in Software
Like several Cyberlink products this is very mature and so you should not expect mind blowing new features, however you do get increased speed and slicker functionality with tweaks and improvements to what was already a powerful product.

review 841889 cowin thunder bluetooth speakeCowin ThunderCowin Thunder rated 8 out of 10

June 14, 2015 in Entertainment
A vertical cylinder with speakers at all angles behind the grill that coats the sides. This Bluetooth offering gives a good all-round sound. So what has it to offer that other such devices cannot in what is becoming a rather crowded arena?

review 841806 Nespresso Pixie Clip Black and Lemon Neon Espresso MachinPersonalised Coffee MakerNespeso Pixie Clips rated 7 out of 10

June 13, 2015 in Homes and Gardens Review : Nespeso Pixie Clips
At one time we used to be known as a nation of tea drinkers. Now, however, there has been a sea change and coffee has taken over as the national beverage of choice for those not hooked on something with a stronger effect.
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