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A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

A week in reviews: 11 - 15 August

By 16 August 2014

Ahead of the Surface Pro 3 release date on 28 August here in Blighty, we've got the full ins and outs of the latest laptop-meets-tablet. Is it the "laptop killer" it claims to be or at 12-inches is it too big to tick the successful tablet box? Next up... >>

Nosee to tackle hay fever with localised data alerting you when you need it

Nosee to tackle hay fever with localised data alerting you when you need it

By 31 July 2014

Birmingham based 383 Labs has introduced Nosee, a smart pollen and air quality sensor that could help hay fever sufferers. At the moment pollen counts are largely found on weather reports which cover huge areas. The Nosee, will allow users to get a local... >>

Best garden gadgets for your summer 2014 yard upgrade

Best garden gadgets for your summer 2014 yard upgrade

By 24 June 2014

With battery powered everything around the home, from phones and computers to speakers and alarms, why shouldn't the garden be the same? Until now batteries have been slow to charge and limited in life when it comes to garden work. But the latest cordless... >>

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Pro knows more than its predecessor and we've seen how

Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor Pro knows more than its predecessor and we've seen how

By 7 September 2013

The Koubachi Wi-Fi Plant Sensor, announced at last year's IFA, is back with an upgraded Pro model. But it's not just a new name, there are also extra sensors making this ready for pros and beginners alike. The Pro looks very similar to its predecessors... >>

Micro Pod - the garden shed for the Apple generation

Micro Pod - the garden shed for the Apple generation

By 19 December 2011

Home working's all the trend these days; why labour away on the bus or tube, having to tuck your left cheek into a rotund fellow's honking armpit while being stabbed in the back with a golf umbrella, when you can sit around in your pants all day listening... >>

EasyBloom Plant Sensor brings USB gadgetry to gardening

EasyBloom Plant Sensor brings USB gadgetry to gardening

By 24 September 2009

The EasyBloom Plant Sensor is the first web-based gardening tool that recommends the best plants for any location and provides plant care advice. Although already launched in the States, we've only just heard of the USB gadget and thought we'd bring news... >>

Firebox offers Power Plant Growing Machine

Firebox offers Power Plant Growing Machine

By 27 July 2009

If you want your herbs in a hurry then Firebox has the answer with its new Power Plant Growing Machine. Apparently a result of pioneering NASA technology this aeroponic device lets you grow plants indoors in all seasons, without soil. An internal microjet... >>

Bosch Rotak 34LI lawnmower review
4 out of 5

Bosch Rotak 34LI lawnmower review

By 19 June 2009

Can a pumped up laptop battery really tackle the lawn? We’ve put Bosch’s cordless rotary mower to the test to see if it’ll serve up centre court stripes in the Pocket-lint garden. The Rotak 34Li looks the business. The chunky plastic styling and... >>

Kingsford O-Grill 3000 portable BBQ review
4 out of 5

Kingsford O-Grill 3000 portable BBQ review

By 21 May 2009

The Q from Weber has been mauling all-comers in the portable grilling stakes (or should that be steaks?) for years now, but can this fashionable young upstart deliver go-anywhere cooking in time for the great British BBQ season? We got grilling to find... >>

OfficePOD unveiled for your back garden

OfficePOD unveiled for your back garden

By 15 May 2009

Homeworkers should take a look at the new OfficePOD, a self-contained sort of mini-office for your garden to help separate your work-from-home-life from your home-life. Measuring 2.1 x 2.1 metres, the teeny structure apparently requires no planning permission... >>