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  • Genius 'Ring Presenter' is a computer mouse that you wear on your finger
    Gadgets

    Genius 'Ring Presenter' is a computer mouse that you wear on your finger

    By 10 January 2013

    It's all happening in Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. Big 4K screens, big smartphones and, er, a teeny wearable computer mouse that slips over the finger? Yup, that'll be the Genius Ring Presenter then. What may at first sound rather bonkers does...

  • Genius launches G-Shot HD550T budget HD camcorder
    Cameras

    Genius launches G-Shot HD550T budget HD camcorder

    By 14 January 2010

    Genius has launched the G-Shot HD550T high definition camcorder in the UK. Offering 720p quality (1280 x 720 at 30 frames per second) film footage and 5-megapixel stills, it's a little like a horizontal version of the popular Flip-style PVCs we're seeing...

  • Genius G-Pen F350 tablet  review
    Online 4.5 out of 5

    Genius G-Pen F350 tablet review

    By 11 September 2009

    Tablets are one of those things that unless you're really serious about your Photoshop work, you've probably never considered one. Prices have become very reasonable now, to the extent that even those with a casual interest will consider handing over...

  • Genius NB Stand 200 notebook cooling stand review
    Online 3 out of 5

    Genius NB Stand 200 notebook cooling stand review

    By 31 March 2009

    People go to great lengths to cool their computers, leading to some magnificent designs in desktop ranges to keep things cool and working efficiently. There is less you can do for a laptop, with laptop stands being the mainstay of the offering. The Genius...

  • Genius launches NB Stand 200 notebook stand
    Online

    Genius launches NB Stand 200 notebook stand

    By 25 March 2009

    Genius has launched the "NB Stand 200", a notebook cooler to stop your portable PC overheating during extended use. With a "hydrodynamic"(?) design, Genius says the airflow is made much more efficient and smooth. The Stand has a built-in 70mm fan that...

  • Genius G-Pen F610 tablet review
    Online 3.5 out of 5

    Genius G-Pen F610 tablet review

    By 30 January 2008

    If you use art packages, whether for drawing freehand or simply for editing photographs, using a pen is often a lot easier than a mouse. The Genius G-Pen F610 is a standard entry-level device that has a slim and neat design. It’s comparable to the Bamboo,...

  • Genius iTempo 800 iPod speakers review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Genius iTempo 800 iPod speakers review

    By 17 January 2008

    External speakers for your MP3 player have been a growth market in recent months, with almost as many sets being launched as there are players on the market. The Genius iTempo 800 speakers offer 20 Watts of power, which is more than enough to blast your...

  • Genius HP-02 Live Headphones  review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Genius HP-02 Live Headphones review

    By 17 December 2007

    If you commute or simply work in a loud environment then it pay to invest in a pair of in-ear headphones as the silicone buds cut out the extraneous noise. Until now we've found such headphones quite expensive but at less than £10, this in-ear set from...

  • Genius launches tablet, numeric keypad and webcam
    Online

    Genius launches tablet, numeric keypad and webcam

    By 11 October 2007

    Launching this month are three new peripherals from Genius, the NumPad Pro, G-Pen F610 and Eye 312. The G-Pen F610 (£69.99) is a slim pen, or graphics-type tablet for PC or Mac, with a working area of 6-inches by 10-inches (to match widescreen LCD monitor's...

  • Genius launches Remote 815 multi-function remote control
    Home Cinema

    Genius launches Remote 815 multi-function remote control

    By 11 October 2007

    Genius has launched the Remote 815, a multi-function remote control. Described as a "high-end luxury device" for people who want to de-clutter their living space, this will replace all user's remotes with one sleek universal controller. An 8-in-1 infrared...

  • Genius Ergomedia 500 controller review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Genius Ergomedia 500 controller review

    By 12 April 2007

    OK, confession time: I am not the greatest fan of PC gaming on the planet. The fact that I have just splashed the cash for a PlayStation 3 tends to suggest I prefer my game playing fix on a dedicated console. I have had to plug in a USB keyboard to my...

  • Genius ColorPage BR600 Card Scanner review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Genius ColorPage BR600 Card Scanner review

    By 30 March 2007

    You might not think that a business card scanner is for you, after all they are usually rather bulky, rather expensive and unless you are a business person travelling around and shaking hands with suits then you won’t have anything to scan in the first...

  • G-Note 5000 digital note taker review
    Online 3 out of 5

    G-Note 5000 digital note taker review

    By 22 March 2007

    The concept is nothing new, it is that of the digital pen and paper: take notes on the paper pad and everything you write or draw is also immediately copied onto the built-in 32MB of Flash memory as a digital image that can be transferred to your PC later...

  • Genius SP-i200U USB Speakers review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Genius SP-i200U USB Speakers review

    By 15 March 2007

    There are two big truths that need to be stated right at the start of this review so we all know where we stand: Truth 1. Listening to music through the speakers built in to your laptop is only slightly preferable to massaging your ears with a cheese...

  • Genius Football Webcam for the footie fan in your family
    Cameras

    Genius Football Webcam for the footie fan in your family

    By 18 December 2006

    It's cheap, it's a webcam, and it's designed for football fans. The Genius Football Cam is one of the cheapest webcams out there, retailing for under £10 on Amazon.co.uk, but may make a good stocking filler for a football fan you want to keep in touch...

  • Genius G-Shot P433 review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Genius G-Shot P433 review

    By 26 April 2004

    We are always somewhat dubious about digital cameras coming from traditionally non-specialist camera manufacturers. I suppose it's a bit like buying dog food from the butcher's shop. Instinctively something doesn't feel right about it. Needless to say...