Gadgets

Show all Gadgets: Reviews News

Latest

R2-D2 Boeing Dreamliner proves the Star Wars bandwagon knows no limits

R2-D2 Boeing Dreamliner proves the Star Wars bandwagon knows no limits

By 17 April 2015

We've seen the toys, mugs, pajamas, and dinner plate set. We've used the water bottle, dressed in the costume, watched the films at the cinema (twice), own the VHS edition(s), own the DVDs, own the Blu-rays. But at least we now know there's no boundary... >>

Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy

Vector Luna smartwatch: Simple, subtle and sexy

By 17 April 2015

The Vector Luna smartwatch was announced in March at Baselworld 2015, alongside its rectangular-faced brother, the Vector Meridian, and several other smartwatches from luxury watch manufacturers including Tag Heuer. At first you might think 'not another... >>

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

By 17 April 2015

Avoid heart disease, lose weight, feel more awake - all simply by standing. There are respected studies that point to sitting as the cause of poor health with some even calling it the new smoking. But fear not, a cure is already here. For those that... >>

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

By 16 April 2015

Google wants you to know it's investing in virtual reality compatibility. The company's Cardboard VR viewer, which launched last year, has inspired a whole range of budget VR viewers made out of affordable materials, and in an attempt to make them work... >>

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

Twelve South BaseLift for MacBook review: Upstanding support

By 16 April 2015

A MacBook is an almost perfectly designed product, right? So why would it need an attachment to raise its position? According to Twelve South, the accessory company that designs for Apple products, the BaseLift is here to make for a better typing experience.... >>

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

By 16 April 2015

EE announced its free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it was "coming soon", but it is now available to all of its network and broadband customers. The EE Power incentive launches today to offer a free portable Power Bar charger... >>

Jawbone partners with Amex for contactless payment Up4 and replaces Up24 with Up2 tracker

Jawbone partners with Amex for contactless payment Up4 and replaces Up24 with Up2 tracker

By 16 April 2015

A lot is happening in the world of Jawbone, specifically with its fitness trackers. Although we will still have to wait until later this year for the sensor-laden Up3 to hit the UK (US shipping starts 20 April), there are also two new devices coming.... >>

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

By 15 April 2015

Summer is finally upon us and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better. The art of the barbeque... >>

Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)

Dyson AM09: The all-weather bladeless fan gets a tidy update (hands-on)

By 15 April 2015

Dyson has updated its bladeless Hot + Cool fan technology to devise a new model that not only blows warm or cold air into a room as the AM05 we saw in 2013, but also has two ways it can stream the air so it can be focused either at an individual or spread... >>

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price
4 out of 5

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price

By 14 April 2015

The Parrot Bebop, which follows-up the company's AR Drone 2.0, is an affordable high-flier with built-in 1080p camera and app-based controls via tablet or smartphone. At £430 it couldn't exactly be called cheap, but in the world of drones it's an affordable... >>