Archive for Lucie Clay

10 best laptop cases you'll find anywhere

10 best laptop cases you'll find anywhere

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Regardless of whether your personal, portable PC is for work or pleasure, it deserves protection from everyday bumps and scratches - and we've got ten tidy options that offer just that. Whether you want a fashionable cover, belt-and-braces protection... >>

Best budget Android phones

Best budget Android phones

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Android has fast become the mobile phone operating system of choice for anyone who wants to enjoy a world of widgets, but doesn’t want to buy into the Apple eco-system. The launch of the HTC Desire HD and the Desire Z mark the latest chapter in the... >>

Best Nokia phones still worth buying

Best Nokia phones still worth buying

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Nokia's fortunes have changed greatly in the last few years. Although the Finnish phone company still ships millions of handsets, it doesn't enjoy the limelight as much as competitors such as Apple, with the iPhone, or the various manufacturers offering... >>

Ten best netbooks for students

Ten best netbooks for students

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While there’s been a lot of chat of late about tablets being the next big thing in the portable, lightweight computer space, right now the average consumer still can’t beat a netbook. Small, capable, easily toted around and in most cases, affordable,... >>

Best external hard drives for your desktop

Best external hard drives for your desktop

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The funkier the laptop, the smaller the disc drive. Unless you’re shelling out for some kind of gaming beast, that’s largely the trade off these days. If you want your notebook to look slim and sexy, then it’s unlikely to be able to cope with all... >>

Best gaming laptops on the market right now

Best gaming laptops on the market right now

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The desktop is dead, apparently, long live the ridiculously overpowered, heavy and LED encrusted gaming laptop that'll take your arm off and crush your femurs should you try to either carry it anywhere or rest it on your thighs. All the manufacturers... >>

The best coffee machines you could possibly wake up to

The best coffee machines you could possibly wake up to

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Ah, caffeine. We may be a nation of tea drinkers at heart, but you can't deny yourself the pleasure of a cup of freshly brewed Java. We've taken a look at the five best luxury coffee machines available to man (or technically available via retail channels... >>

The best iPod docks that money can buy

The best iPod docks that money can buy

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You’ve paid out enough for your iPhone or iPod, and enough for the music housed on it, so it doesn’t make a lot of sense to play your tunes through plasticy crap. If you can afford to, it’s well worth shelling out on a decent iPod speaker system,... >>

The Best DAB radios that money can buy

The Best DAB radios that money can buy

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Even with the wealth of online and multimedia entertainment options available to us via our televisions, computers, handsets and other gadgetry, there’s still something to be said for listening to the good old-fashioned wireless. Thankfully though,... >>