Dual RechargingMIPOW Power Cube 7800 rated 6 out of 10

Sep 20, 2014 in Misc Review : MIPOW Power Cube 7800
While this next product allows you to recharge two mobile devices simultaneously, it is not particularly quick at providing this service.

D-Link’s ADSL Ethernet ModemD-Link%92s ADSL Ethernet Modem rated 9 out of 10

Sep 19, 2014 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
The D-Link DSL-320B ADSL 2+ ADSL Ethernet modem supports speeds of up to 24Mbps downstream and 2Mbps upstream and provides a simple and straightforward way of connecting a single PC to the Internet. It can equally well link the wireless router at the heart of one’s network to the outside world.

Samsung Smart TV UE48H6200AKSamsung Smart TV UE48H6200AK rated 7 out of 10

Sep 19, 2014 in Entertainment
I had a few days of watching my own 32inch TV before I had at accommodate yet another 48inch TV from Samsung; this was not a curved screen offering so it was even a little bit larger than their recently reviewed item.

review 835830 dragon naturally speaking 13 speech recognitioDragon Naturally Speaking 13Nuance DNS 13 rated 9 out of 10

Sep 18, 2014 in Software Review : Nuance DNS 13
Nuance’s market leading speech recognition software is now up to version 13 with the latest edition of Dragon Naturally Speaking. As with the previous versions of this package, Nuance has developed offerings aimed at different sectors of the market. With this version 13 of the product, you get the choice of Premium, the software used for this review, or that of the lower priced Home offering.

review 835601 rite of passage collectors editioLets Play Hide & SeekBig Fish Games Rite of Passage: Hide and Seek rated 8 out of 10

At some time in your life you will have played a game of hide and seek. I can remember one instance of playing the game in my grandparent’s pub. Unfortunately nobody realised I was playing the game and panic set in as they thought I had gone missing. Eventually I was discovered and everything returned to normal. Neither my version of the game or any that you have played would bear any resemblance to the Big Fish Hidden Object Adventure title of Rite of Passage: Hide and Seek.

review 835770 Humax DTR T2000 500GB YouView Receiver with HHumax YouViewHumax YouView rated 7 out of 10

Sep 17, 2014 in Entertainment
All PVRs work in slightly different ways to achieve the same goal. This is not important providing you know how your machine works. Here however is a machine that works differently in that you can watch items from up to a week before which you forgot to record.

review 835602 Boompods Headpods Foldable Soft Touch HeadphoneWireless HeadpodsBOOMPODS Wireless Headpods rated 6 out of 10

Sep 16, 2014 in Wireless Review : BOOMPODS Wireless Headpods
Once as rare as “hen’s teeth”, wireless headsets are now appearing regularly including this offering from the BOOMPOD’s range of products.

review 835536 Tefal ZC500H40 Infiny Press Revolution Juicer with Two Filters for JuicTefal Infiny Press Revolution (ZC500H40)Tefal Infiny Press Revolution (ZC500H40) rated 4 out of 10

Sep 15, 2014 in Homes and Gardens
I've been "juicing" - supplementing my diet with home made pure fruit and vegetable juices - for nearly a year now. I believe it's helped to keep me healthy; I know for a fact that it's been responsible for my losing about 2 stone of excess weight. When intrigued friends and relatives who would like to try the same thing discover how much my imported Korean juicing machine cost - they back off. But now French kitchen appliance manufacturer Tefal is stepping into the ring with a very similarly designed machine that's half the price. Let's see if it does the job...

review 835768 Homedics Circulation DevicHoMedics Circulation ProHoMedics Circulation Pro rated 8 out of 10

Sep 15, 2014 in Health and Beauty
Back to feet now, but here a rather different device from the recent Shiatsu device, this works with electrical impulses and even has external Tens pads to attach to other parts of the body that need help to improve their circulation.

review 835763 Alcatel Pop C1 Android smartphonAlcatel OneTouch Pop C1Alcatel OneTouch Pop C1 rated 6 out of 10

Sep 14, 2014 in Phones
Having recently looked at the Alcatel PopS3 this even smaller offering came onto my desk. Surprisingly my bigger fear was not realised. So what has this 3.5inch screen unit have to offer in the hugely over crowded SmartPhone market.

review 835600 Acer Iconia One Acer Iconia One 7Acer Iconia One 7 rated 7 out of 10

Sep 13, 2014 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
In the past I have looked at various Acer laptops and now I have the opportunity to check out one of the company’s tablets.

review 835764 Moto G 4G 8GB SIM Free SmartphonMotorola Moto G 4GMotorola Moto G 4G rated 8 out of 10

Sep 12, 2014 in Phones
This is an updated version of the excellent ground breaking mobile offering launched last year by Motorola. A few of the missing items that people wanted included have been so what exactly does this updated phone have to offer?

review 835599 xara designer pro x1Xara Designer Pro X10Xara Designer Pro X10 rated 8 out of 10

Sep 11, 2014 in Software
While perhaps not as well known as various titles from Adobe and Corel, Xara Designer Pro has a long standing and well deserved reputation for its performance speed when completing different tasks. In fact several years ago Corel licensed an earlier version of Xara software because its speed of performance made its own software look a little like a tortoise.

review 835516 focus fear of sale sunnyvalA Double PackageFocus Multimedia Big Fish Games Fear for Sale: Sunnyvale Story Fear for Sale: Nightmare Cinema rated 8 out of 10

Focus Multimedia has bundled together two titles from the Big Fish Games Fear for Sale series of Hidden Object Adventure offerings. The games forming this bundle are Sunnyvale Story and Nightmare Cinema with both titles being based on mysterious disappearances.

review 835762 Soul Transform Superior Active Performance On Ear HeadphoneSoul TransformSoul Transform rated 8 out of 10

Sep 10, 2014 in Entertainment
A rather nice set of on ear headphones. Nothing fussy just a good quality sound without doing any more than removing from the box and plugging the lead into whatever you normally use to output your sound files from and relax.

A Humax SoundbarHumax STE1000BSW Soundbar rated 8 out of 10

Sep 9, 2014 in Entertainment Review : Humax STE1000BSW Soundbar
While entertainment devices generally have their own built-in audio output, it is not always of the highest quality. This next product offers to improve the audio output.

review 835766 AEG ELECTROLUX FAVOLA LM 5100 Lavazza A Modo MiLavazza LM5100Lavazza LM5100 rated 8 out of 10

Sep 8, 2014 in Health and Beauty
It’s no secret that to me black coffee is a no no, my days of alcoholic excess are long gone and I prefer something smoother so milk is required. I do like my milk frothy so a device to pump steam in while making good coffee is for me.

review 835518 Jabra Biz2300 headseHeadsets for good communications

Sep 7, 2014 in Misc
Where voice quality is important, a headset has a key role to play with vendors such as Jabra and Logitech producing headsets with noise cancelling microphones which are much more effective in meeting user needs.

Mobile Phone Monopod and Leef Acess

Sep 7, 2014 in Misc Review : Mobile Phone Monopod & Leef Access
Two useful things, the first for when the selfie needs to be more than at arm’s length as well as when you need not to be at that place. The second a small item to do just a single job that otherwise would involve several steps to complete.

review 835515 boompod maxpod portable chargeA Double Battery ChargerBOOMPODS MAXPOD rated 6 out of 10

Sep 6, 2014 in Misc Review : BOOMPODS MAXPOD
If you have not had the battery of a mobile device die on you then you must be incredibly lucky. But do not tempt fate and check out this battery charger.
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