Reviews & hands-on

  • Online 3.5 out of 5

    H-racer hydrogen car review

    By 12 January 2007

    If your environmentalism even extends to your toys, then the H-racer hydrogen fuelled racing car will be right up your street. But is it a great toy to own or merely a fad gadget preying on your green weaknesses? We check it out. Claiming to be the world's...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Propeller Style MP3 Speakers review

    By 28 June 2005

    While the Bose, or iCubs offer fantastic sounds for your MP3 player taking them on holiday with you might take up more of the suitcase that your clothes. For the traveller there is the Tripod MP3 speaker system. The propeller shaped speakers fold away...

  • Gaming 3 out of 5

    X-arcade Controller review

    By 19 January 2005

    We all hark back to what many call the golden era of games, those moments spent putting 50 pence in the latest arcade, the annoyingly unreceptive joystick, those cheap plastic buttons. Following what seems to be a current urge to relive those days, one...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Skip Dr review

    By 30 September 2004

    You're speeding along enjoying a bit of road rage when all of a sudden the Miami freeway in front of you just disappears and it's game over. A scratch on your disc has crashed the game. You can start again but it is very likely the problem will happen...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    DM-Tech AV-10 review

    By 12 August 2004

    Tired of staring at the playlist on your MP3? Looking for something to keep you occupied on those long journeys? Bored of Java gaming? Perhaps a multimedia player would fill the gap. DM-Tech presents the most compact recordable multimedia player available...

  • Gaming 1.5 out of 5

    Virtual Arena review

    By 28 July 2004

    Controllers have been tinkered with since the first console came to fruition. Some adaptations give distinct advantages and some, clearly, do not. Take, for example, the range of ‘tilt’ operated controllers that hit the gaming world 5 years ago. Now...

  • Home Cinema 3.5 out of 5

    4-in-1 Universal Remote Control review

    By 23 June 2004

    With Football gripping the nation - well until the end of June at least, the FA has come up with one device that is sure to mean the love of the beautiful game continues well beyond the Euro 2004 championships. Perhaps a commemorative medal, or even a...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    TV Remote Control Clock review

    By 10 February 2004

    Ever feel that waking up in the morning is a hassle. That buzz buzz buzz buzz of the alarm clock. Well Zeon Tech hopes to change all that with its TV remote control clock. Doing exactly what it says on the box the unit will turn on your television to...