review 881178 Fingerlings Untamed Jailbreak T Rex PlayseDinosaur Escape!WowWee Untamed Jailbrake T-Rex Playset rated 6 out of 10

Being a prison guard for a dinosaur does require some specialist equipment.

review 881291 jarre aerobull nano speakeDog Head SpeakerDog Head Speaker rated 8 out of 10

14 Dec 2018 in Entertainment
This is the size of a small dogs and is in fact exactly that with tweeters built into the dogs glasses and the main speakers the back of its head, it has a pair of ears a couple of LEDs at the start of the front of the neck and there this wireless speaker ends.

review 881179 Fur Real Friends Ricky PeTricky RickyHasbro! RealFur Ricky rated 7 out of 10

13 Dec 2018 in Entertainment Review : Hasbro! RealFur Ricky
It is time to meet Ricky, a member of Hasbro’s RealFur family of child-appealing pets.

review 881289 KitSound Immerse Wireless Bluetooth Over Ear HeadphonKitsound Immerse Wireless HeadphonesKitsound Immerse Wireless Headphones rated 8 out of 10

12 Dec 2018 in Entertainment
A recent distributor event in London saw me get access to several brands new to me one of these was a firm with a range called Kitsound and I left with a pair of Active Noise Cancelling headphones that can be wired or Wireless.

review 881180 vodafone smart N9 android mobile phonA Smart HandsetVodafone Smart N9 rated 7 out of 10

11 Dec 2018 in Phones Review : Vodafone Smart N9
As well as offering its customers a full range of popular handsets for their communication needs, Vodafone has also developed its own range of handsets.

review 881006 Optoma LV130 300 Lumens LED ProjectoOptoma LV130Optoma LV130 rated 8 out of 10

10 Dec 2018 in Homes and Gardens
I am a projector virgin or rather I was until this solid battery offering arrived a few weeks ago. It came with no instructions, it had a power adapter and an HDMI lead so I plugged it into my PC and pressed the power button and after a few seconds I was looking at my Windows desktop. To be fair I had seen lots of other projectors but only as a recipient of another person’s presentation.

review 881237 gillette fusion5 proglide limited editioGillette Fusion with StandGillette Fusion with Stand rated 9 out of 10

9 Dec 2018 in Health and Beauty
Even if like me your daily shave is with an electric or battery razor there is nothing like a wet shave and even though a lot of recent electronic offerings are ‘wet or dry’ the scrape – for want of a better word – of a wet razor is a pleasure. My razor of choice for such a task uses the five blades on offer from Gillette here an offering that will make a perfect gift at a low price.

review 881043 Boxer Interactive AI Robot ToBoxing CleverSpin Master Toys Boxwe rated 9 out of 10

8 Dec 2018 in Entertainment Review : Spin Master Toys Boxwe
Robots are not just work horses but can provide fun and entertainment for the youngest members of the family.

review 881005 cygnett usbc wall charger 60Cygnett PowerFlo+ for USB ‘C’Cygnett PowerFlo+ for USB %E2%80%98C%E2%80%99 rated 8 out of 10

7 Dec 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
A lot of devices say ‘fast charge’ however fast charge will never be achieved by plugging the device into a USB port on a PC or even a wall socket unless you have a special plug capable of getting more power to your device which means higher power.

review 881041 Xiaomi MI lpn4013gl body composition scaleChecking your WeightXiaomi Body scales rated 7 out of 10

6 Dec 2018 in Homes and Gardens Review : Xiaomi Body scales
We love our food but does it love us as the issue of body weight needs to be considered.

review 881002 Olympus OM D E M1 Mark II Compact System CamerOlympus E-M1 Mark IIOlympus E-M1 Mark II rated 7 out of 10

5 Dec 2018 in Cameras
This is a flagship camera for Olympus and is often sold body only. I was sent the unit with a 12-40mm lens. It arrived at a time when I had several events at iconic place, the OXO tower, the Shard and perhaps the most poignant the 100 years from the end of the First World War at the Imperial War Museum which is currently the home of the Ceramic poppies.

review 881042 KEF Porsche Design Motion One Bluetooth In Ear HeadphoneDesigner EarphonesKEF Motion One rated 6 out of 10

4 Dec 2018 in Misc Review : KEF Motion One
Offering private listening is a device with Porsche flair.

review 881004 MEATER Plus 50 metre Long Range Smart Wireless Meat ThermometeMeater+ Meat ThermometerMeater+ Meat Thermometer rated 8 out of 10

3 Dec 2018 in Homes and Gardens
While vegetarianism and veganism and both becoming more popular I am of an age when a Sunday Roast is still my meal of choice. However everyone is more safety conscious and while eating pork pink is acceptable meat does need proper cooking and the larger the joint the more important it is that it is properly heated through hence a meat thermometer is required, even in the home, especially if the meat has previously been frozen.

review 881021 Ring Stick Up Cam Wired HD Security CamerRing Stick Up Cam WiredRing Stick Up Cam Wired rated 8 out of 10

2 Dec 2018 in Homes and Gardens
The Ring Stick Up Cam Wired is the latest addition to Ring’s portfolio. It is a security camera, with two-way talk, that can be viewed remotely and is suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications

review 880917 dream toys 201DreamToys 2018

1 Dec 2018 in Entertainment Review : Dream Toys
Did you know that 59% of UK toys bought for Christmas were chosen by the giver rather than selected from a child’s wish list?

review 881001 Playbrush Smart Sonic Electric Kids ToothbrusSignal Playbrush SonicSignal Playbrush Sonic rated 7 out of 10

30 Nov 2018 in Health and Beauty
A rechargeable battery operated toothbrush designed to allow the child to ‘enjoy’ the time spent brushing his/her teeth, while it is a fairly normal looking brush the difference is that it connects via Bluetooth in an App on a mobile phone. While a young child under full supervision will soon get the idea that different brushing techniques help, my worry is for the mobile phone getting dropped into a basin or worse.

review 880916 Anker Soundcore Flare Portable 360 Bluetooth SpeakeA Light and Audio ShowAnker Soubdcore Flame + rated 7 out of 10

29 Nov 2018 in Misc Review : Anker Soubdcore Flame +
Unlike many Bluetooth speakers, this next product adds a lightshow to its feature set.

review 880898 Synology DS119J Disk Station 1 Bay NASynology DS119j NAS and Seagate Ironwolf DriveSynology DS119j NAS and Seagate Ironwolf Drive rated 8 out of 10

28 Nov 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
While a NAS has long been something for larger organisations and even smaller companies it now has a place for the SOHO or even the Home user as Synology have recently launched a single bay NAS and also Seagate have launched a drive designed for NAS use so a recent visit to London had me finding my way around the chaos at Euston caused by Crossrail for the construction of the Elizabeth line.

review 880915 jarre aerobull nano speakeA Bull-Headed DeviceJARRE Aero Bull Nano rated 7 out of 10

27 Nov 2018 in Misc Review : JARRE Aero Bull Nano
Music on the move is the aim of a product from JARRE Technologies.

review 880897 Cello C55QLED 55 inch QLED 4K HDR TCello 55inch Android TVCello 55inch Android TV rated 9 out of 10

26 Nov 2018 in Entertainment
Certainly the biggest TV to have invaded my lounge, unlike most others that allow me to slide my own TV back on the unit this needs to be towards the back of the unit because of the width of the screen and the size of the stand.

review 880899 sigg lucid shade water bottlSIGG Hot/Cold Water BottleSIGG Hot/Cold Water Bottle rated 7 out of 10

25 Nov 2018 in Health and Beauty
While one hand operation for a water bottle may not be essential – for most – it is nice and once used you realise what a faff it is to have to use two hands just to get a slurp of water, so this becomes a rather neat implementation of it.

review 880857 game sinister citVampires Love MoviesJet Dogs Studio Sinister City rated 6 out of 10

Perhaps it was a mistake to start checking on this next title on Halloween as it might encourage a deluge of late night callers. Actually I got off light in this respect as just a pair of “trick and treaters” arrived on my doorstep to interrupt my playing of the game of Sinister City.

review 880900 Toshiba 32GB EXCERIA PRO N502 SD CarToshiba 32GB Exceria ProToshiba 32GB Exceria Pro rated 7 out of 10

23 Nov 2018 in Laptops/PCs/Apple
Stated to be capable of copying 8K video as captured according to the box. I can certainly confirm capture of 4K video without any problem on two separate devices. It is an SDHC UHS-II Card, mine was 32GB but they do other capacities.

review 880859 Edifier MP200 Portable Bluetooth SpeakeCube Delivered MusicEdifier MP200 rated 9 out of 10

22 Nov 2018 in Entertainment Review : Edifier MP200
Adding to its range of speaker devices, Edifier has released the MP200

review 880812 sugru gluMouldable GlueMouldable Glue rated 7 out of 10

21 Nov 2018 in Misc
Having used numerous types of glues that include the notorious Super Glue here something rather different a mouldable glue marketed under the name of Sugru. I was sent a pack in what they call earth colours of Red, Green, Brown and White.

review 880858 anker powercore lite 1000Anker PowerbankAnker PowerCore Lite 10000 rated 5 out of 10

20 Nov 2018 in Misc Review : Anker PowerCore Lite 10000
Providing battery power from your pocket is a device from Anker.

review 880809 kuafit sports earbudKuaiFit Wireless EarbudsKuaiFit Wireless Earbuds rated 8 out of 10

19 Nov 2018 in Entertainment
No fancy packaging in fact they look ‘cheap’ – however do not stop reading – as looks can be deceptive and for the price these are available at rather good. So two in ear gels that for those that like to share their buds can even be used by two but of course that would lose stereo but provided the two of you remain close together you can both hear your sounds from a single SmartPhone.

review 880841 Wahl Aqua Blade TrimmeWahl Aqua Blade trimmerWahl Aqua Blade trimmer rated 8 out of 10

18 Nov 2018 in Health and Beauty
The Wahl Aqua Blade is the latest addition to the company’s product range. It can be used wet or dry to trim or edge one’s beard as well as shave one’s head

review 880777 game hotel adventurA French HotelGamehouse Hotel rated 6 out of 10

17 Nov 2018 in Entertainment Review : Gamehouse Hotel
Become a New York Police Detective to solve the mystery of a French hotel.

review 880811 Nero Platinum 2019 BoNero 2019 PlatinumNero 2019 Platinum rated 8 out of 10

16 Nov 2018 in Software
The next of the 2019 versions to cross my desk and again a product that gets used all year and not just while being reviewed. However I tend to use one feature the CD/DVD burning software at least once a week all year other features less frequently.
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