Music plays a big part in my life and while earbuds may help pass the time on a journey a decent set of headphones or as here a 2.1 speaker system in the home gives a far more rounded sound and may even take you to the performance as laid down by the musicians. My favourite Genre is Jazz and then small groups and a live performance.

883093 GPO Brooklyn Portable 1980s Retro Style Music SysteGPO Brooklyn Ghetto Blaster

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Mar 25, 2019
If like me you are old enough to remember the original Ghetto Blaster it was large and you needed strong shoulders to walk it around, it did not have that many features apart from being very loud. This unit is very different.

883199 game League of MermaidPearl Collecting Mermaids

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 23, 2019
Put away your fishing rod as this sea-based offering involves mermaids and pearls.
Deezer is one of the most popular streaming services, however often people want to stream music when they are not at home on their Wi-Fi, and even if mobile data is available – it certainly is not on most tube lines – it is an extra cost. One solution is to save music when you stream on your Wi-Fi and then replay it when out and about, and with Deezer this is an option.

883078 space invaders arcade 1uStep Back in Time

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 19, 2019
You may have heard of the golden age of gaming. Now you can experience it for yourself or pay a return visit.

882977 Jam Zero Chill Pairable Bluetooth SpeakeJam Zero Chill Speaker

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Mar 18, 2019
A cylindrical speaker with speakers on the side and top, it should withstand some water as getting in to charge it or insert a 3.5mm lead (if not using Bluetooth) is far from easy, to say the base is a tight fit is quite an understatement.

882968 Lost Lands Mistakes of the Past Collectors EditioBack to Lost Lands

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 16, 2019
This next title comes from that hot bed of creative gaming talent known as FIVE-BN Games.

882856 Secret Investigations RevelatioMore Secret Investigations

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 9, 2019
Just over a year ago I took a look at Secret Investigations: Nemesis. Now it is the turn of a follow-up offering in the series. This is Secret Investigations: Revelations.
littleBits link with other littleBits to become bigger bits and for anyone ‘8 Years Plus’ a simple solution to make answers to other problems, ‘start out with a voice activated robotic hand and after that the only limit is your imagination’.

882740 Dead Link Pages TorMystery of Grace Manor

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Mar 2, 2019
Classified as a Hidden Object Mystery game, Dead LinkPages Torn, has been developed by Phime. The game opens with a disturbing scene as a young woman is captured when taking a late night run through the countryside. Fortunately this video sequence can be skipped in order to move on to the main title screen.

882497 Amazon Fire Stick HD 4K UltrFire 4K TV Stick

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Feb 13, 2019
First a big thank you to Cello for extending the loan of their recently reviewed TV that has enabled both this and the other 4K box recently reviewed so as to get the best from anything with ‘4K’ in the name is something that will display ‘4K’.

882436 Manhattan SX Freesat HD BoManhattan SX set top box

Published in Entertainment by adrianmorant on Feb 12, 2019
The Manhattan SX Freesat HD set top box is a very convenient way for those who have a suitable satellite dish to access the wide range of Freesat TV channels.

882369 Mysteries of Ancient Inventors AtlantiSearching for Atlantis

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 9, 2019
If it is hidden then find it and you might end up at Atlantis.

882370 edifier s50db soundbaEdifier S50DB Soundbar

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 7, 2019
While this bar does not serve alcohol, it does deliver an audio experience.

882180 Edifier S1000DB Brown Active Audiophile Bookshelf Studio SpeakerA Weighty System

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Feb 2, 2019
Next in line to deliver my favourite music is the Edifier S1000DB product.

882043 Optoma NuForce Be live5 In Ear EarphoneOptoma BE Live5

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Jan 28, 2019
The latest Bluetooth earbuds to cross my desk arrived close to same time as a couple of recent SmartPhones neither of which have a standard 3.5mm socket so ideal to test these earbuds with so they have had a thorough work out.

882061 Grim Tales Graywitch Collectors EditioJourney to Graywitch

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 26, 2019
Checking your ancestry can cause problems as this next game reveals.

882060 vtech toot toot lion educational toA Crouching Cat

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 22, 2019
This toy brings songs and sound effects to a young child’s play area.

881910 gems of magic gamThe Lost Family

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 19, 2019
The Fuzzy family needs help. Are you up to the task?

881909 rubiks battle card gamA Battle of Cards

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 17, 2019
Even 45 years later, the Rubik effect continues to be felt.

881701 ROXI Music SysteRoxi Jukebox

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Jan 14, 2019
A streaming service for more than just music as you listen via a small box and either input to your TV or from the 3.5mm port on the back of the box to external speakers, it is also possible to listen via a soundbar connected to your TV.

881766 Hidden Object Stories 5 in A Hidden Object Bundle

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 12, 2019
With a bargain basement approach, this next offering consists of five separate titles.

881765 Edifier R1580MB Active 2 Studio Bookshelf Speaker SysteMultimedia Speakers

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 10, 2019
Edifier continues to offer a choice of speaker systems.

881467 game Heart of Moon The Mask of SeasonMask of Seasons

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 5, 2019
Are you up to the task of completing 200 levels of Match 3?

881400 game Jewel Match NaturescapeRestoring a World

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 29, 2018
How are your Match 3 game playing skills? You will need them as you set about restoring your world.

881307 Leapfrog LeapStart 3LeapStart 3D

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 22, 2018
Is it an electronic book? Or is it a carry case? No it is Leap Frog’s new learning tool.
Not just another PowerBank but one with enough power to charge a mid-sized Notebook or Tablet so whatever the length of time it can go without slurping up mains power can now be at least doubled by the addition of this offering from Cygnett.

881305 Edifier M3600D Black THX Certified Multimedia Speaker SysteEdifier goes THX

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 18, 2018
Having passed 400 THX tests, thus next speaker system had to satisfy me.
These are just gels that fit into the ear there are no wires or brace the Bluetooth connection is direct from the back of the bud to the SmartPhone. Unlike some other devices you can use just one bud should you wish so ideal if you have a hearing aid in the other ear.

881178 Fingerlings Untamed Jailbreak T Rex PlayseDinosaur Escape

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 15, 2018
Being a prison guard for a dinosaur does require some specialist equipment.