review 879678 STM Trilogy Backpack for LaptopTrilogy BackpackSTM Trilogy rated 8 out of 10

17 Jul 2018 in Misc Review : STM Trilogy
When the company in question is STM then you should realise for certain that the subject matter will concern a laptop bag.

review 879671 Dimplex Xpelair Skyscraper 360 Degree Rotating Tower FaXpelair Skyscraper Tower FanXpelair Skyscraper Tower Fan rated 9 out of 10

16 Jul 2018 in Homes and Gardens
While the desk version recently reviewed is small enough to tuck away when not required this is a far larger offering that would certainly dominate any environment that it would sit in as it is close to one metre tall but it will cool a larger area.

review 879727 Salter Ultimate Accuracy Dual Platform Kitchen ScaleSalter Ultimate Accuracy Kitchen ScalesSalter Ultimate Accuracy Kitchen Scales rated 9 out of 10

15 Jul 2018 in Homes and Gardens
These Salter digital kitchen scales have a rated capacity of 10kg and can weigh small amounts to an accuracy of 0.1g and so will prove a boon to any serious home cook as well as giving confidence to those on a learning curve.

review 879604 Rainbow Mosaics Treasure Trip Flying High MosaicsAwigot Rainbow Mosaics Treasure Trip 2 rated 7 out of 10

What with the steady stream of various Match 3, Hidden Object and Adventure games that have come my way recently, I have had little opportunity to put my puzzle skills to work with one of my favourite game genre. That situation is about to change with this next title.

review 879595 TERRATEC 105260 Bluetooth speaker karaokTerratec Karaoke Microphone SpeakerTerratec Karaoke Microphone Speaker rated 8 out of 10

13 Jul 2018 in Entertainment
This is a complete Karaoke system that you can hold in your hand, that is the music on micro SD card, the microphone and the speaker and because it has a solid rechargeable battery you do not even need mains power with this unit.

review 879605 Devolo dLAN 1200+ Wi Fi AC Powerline Starter KiCombining Powerline and WiFiDevolo dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac Starter Kit rated 8 out of 10

Well known as a home networking specialist, Devolo has recently updated its solution to curing the problem caused by a weak WiFi performance. This product, offering WiFi anywhere in the home, is the company’s dLAN 1200+ WiFi ac Starter Kit.

review 879596 OnePlus 6 A6003 Dual SIM smartphonOne Plus 6One Plus 6 rated 8 out of 10

11 Jul 2018 in Phones
The answer is not seven, but it is a phone that is getting a lot of attention and the launch held recently took me to the Copper Box Arena in Queen Elizabeth Park near Stratford, a new Overground Station was almost complete and when finished will surely make this a venue of choice for people wanting to hold a worldwide launch, this was a venue I had never visited although the park itself got a couple of visits just before the 2012 Olympics.

review 879606 Lightwave 2 Gang Smart SockeLightwave SmartsLightwaveRF rated 6 out of 10

10 Jul 2018 in Misc Review : LightwaveRF
Smart devices for the home continue to be a hot topic with both manufacturers and users. The latest such offering to come my way is the Lightwave brand developed by LightwaveRF.

review 879594 Teufel One S speakeTeufel One STeufel One S rated 8 out of 10

9 Jul 2018 in Entertainment
Having recently told you about the Teufel One M (May 2nd 2018) here I am looking at its much smaller sibling that still possesses almost all of its facilities but as it is far smaller just with a somewhat smaller volume output but it’s still rather nice.

review 879575 Soda Sinkstation Food Preparation ColandeNew Soda’s SinkstationNew Soda%E2%80%99s Sinkstation rated 8 out of 10

8 Jul 2018 in Homes and Gardens
The Sinkstation from New Soda is described as a sink preparation colander. It is a fresh and versatile approach to the standard boards used in the kitchen for food preparation.

review 879577 game eleven islandBeating the VolcanoJoyful Software<11 Islands rated 6 out of 10

The mythical kingdom of the Eleven Islands has been deactivated by an erupting volcano. You have been assigned the task of putting things to right.

review 879593 Xpelair Tower XP15E Desktop Cooling FaXpelair Desktop Fan XP15EXpelair Desktop Fan XP15E rated 8 out of 10

6 Jul 2018 in Homes and Gardens
This is a column fan described as a ‘Mini 15ʺ Desk Fan’ but it also works just as well on the floor, any fan is likely to disturb papers and while this at lower levels did not do this the rotating action of the unit is likely to catch the eye when on a desk.

review 879578 BenQ PD2710QC 27 Inch 2K QHD MonitoA Designer MonitorBenQ PD2710QC rated 8 out of 10

5 Jul 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple Review : BenQ PD2710QC
Forming part of BenQ’s Designer range of products, the PD2710QC is a 27 inch 2K QHD monitor. This particular model comes with the claim of being BenQ’s first USB Type-C display product to take advantage of the latest USB technology.

review 879608 Maxcom Classic MM330 SIM Free Mobile PhonMaxcom Classic 330Maxcom Classic 330 rated 8 out of 10

4 Jul 2018 in Phones
Those of us of a more mature persuasion remember the first mobile phones, they did one job making and receiving calls, they were huge and you probably got various strains from carrying them around. Now for those who want a simple phone that does far more and weights very little the phone I am looking at here could be the answer.

review 879576 Adonit Mini 4 Sketch take notes anywhere anytimStylus WorkingAdonit Mini 4 rated 8 out of 10

3 Jul 2018 in Misc Review : Adonit Mini 4
At some point in your life you will probably be advised that it was rude to point with your finger – I know I was, However modern technology constantly encourages you to ignore this advise as you need to point & touch screen areas in order to carry out actions.

review 879470 Huawei Watch 2 Sport SmartwatcHuawei Watch 2Huawei Watch 2 rated 8 out of 10

2 Jul 2018 in Phones
This is second Watch from Huawei that I have tried the first was just over a year ago in March 2017. So how has this developed and devolved over the last year, it certainly linked with my phone almost instantly and means my phone can remain in my pocket when in areas that I would rather not remove it while out and about.

review 879536 Epson WorkForce WF 2860 DWEpson WF-2860 4-in-1Epson WF-2860 4-in-1 rated 7 out of 10

1 Jul 2018 in Printers/Scanners
The WF-2860DWF is a 4-in-1 print, copy, scan and fax inkjet machine in Epson’s Workforce Range that is targeted at the smaller business user.

review 879479 The Secret Order   The Buried KingdoThe Buried KingdomSunward The Secret Order: The Buried Kibgdom rated 6 out of 10

Rushing to help an old school friend, you must defeat an evil force in this next game.

review 879472 Philips 272B8QJEB 68.5 cm LED MonitoPhilips Brilliance 272BPhilips Brilliance 272B rated 8 out of 10

29 June 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
A rather nice 27inch panel from Philips, which should be able to give you 2560x1440 resolution which is that step up from the default offering these days of 1920x1080. It has a good colour gamut and shows well in a whole range of lighting conditions.

review 879478 FlexDesk 640 document holdePaper Holding AccessoryBakker Elkhuizen FlexDeck 640 rated 7 out of 10

28 June 2018 in Misc Review : Bakker Elkhuizen FlexDeck 640
Are you sitting comfortably? Then I’ll begin. On second thoughts it is myself who should be sitting comfortably as I check out the FlexDesk 640 product from Bakker Elkhuizen.

review 879471 Melitta 6758122 Milk FrotheMelitta CremioMelitta Cremio rated 8 out of 10

27 June 2018 in Homes and Gardens
For those who already have a coffee machine of choice this unit can give you the froth you sometimes want to get the perfect Latte or Cappuccino or even should you want it - cold frothed milk - it is quick and easy to use and works even with semi-skimmed milk.

review 879477 devolo Home Control StarteA Smarter HomeDevolo Home Control Starter Pack rated 7 out of 10

26 June 2018 in Wireless Review : Devolo Home Control Starter Pack
When turning your home into a Smart environment, a Home Control Starter Pack, such as the product developed by Devolo, could be an appropriate route to take when enhancing certain features

review 879469 Huawei Honor 10 Android Smart PhonHonor 10 SmartPhoneHuawei Honor 10 SmartPhone rated 8 out of 10

25 June 2018 in Phones Review : Huawei Honor 10 SmartPhone
Having recently reviewed the Huawei P20 I immediately noticed so many of the same features on the Honor 10 which as both brands are in the same ownership is perhaps not that surprising however the Honor 10 is made powdered glass to make it shiny and move its back in the light and it shimmers like satin.

review 879473 Brother S10183989 HL L2375DW Mono Laser PrinteBrother HL-L2375DW laser printerBrother HL-L2375DW laser printer rated 8 out of 10

24 June 2018 in Printers/Scanners
The Brother HL-L2375DW is a fast small footprint mono laser printer that is networkable and does double-sided printing. It will meet the needs of those who print a fair amount but don’t need colour to enhance their documents.

review 879436 The Enthralling Realms An Alchemist's TalReviving a Dead RelationSunsoft Games The Enthralling Realm: An Alchemist's Tale rated 7 out of 10

Like London Big Red Buses, games of a similar type can come in pairs or even larger groups. In this case I had no sooner finished restoring a destroyed Hobbit village with plenty of Match 3 game play than I was immediately faced with more Match 3 action involving an alchemist trying to rescue a dead sister.

review 879415 Acer SW512 52 55YD Switch 5 tablet convertablAcer Switch 5 SW512-52Acer Switch 5 SW512-52 rated 8 out of 10

22 June 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
While this is a Notebook as it has a keyboard it is more likely to be used as a Tablet as the keyboard folds back behind the screen and then you have an excellent touch screen Windows unit that even comes with a stylus for accurate work. If fact the keyboard can even be totally detached should you wish.

review 879437 Zyxel Armor Z2 AC2600 MU MIMO Wireless Cable RouteA Powerful RouterZyXEL Armor Z2 rated 9 out of 10

21 June 2018 in Wireless Review : ZyXEL Armor Z2
Looking to add some extra power to a home network you might want to consider the Armor Z2.

review 879417 boombocs brx version BoomBocs ClassicBoomBocs Classic rated 7 out of 10

20 June 2018 in Entertainment
Are you old enough to remember Ghetto Blasters? Then if you increase the size and weight you have a rough idea of this rectangular box however the sound it gives even from a low level stream from a mobile phone via Bluetooth is well, that vastly over used word WOW.

review 879435 Rocketbook WavCooking Your NotesRocketbook Wave rated 6 out of 10

19 June 2018 in Misc Review : Rocketbook Wave
When your paper-based notebook is full to the brim with your notes and recollections, what to you do? Have you considered microwaving the notebook?

review 879324 Huawei P20 UK Android SmartphonHuawei P20Huawei P20 rated 8 out of 10

18 June 2018 in Phones
The latest offering from Huawei a company that around two years ago was not heard of outside China, now they have Samsung and Apple worried with their technology and quality at a lower price than their competitors high end offerings.
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