Oregon Scientific archive

  • Oregon Scientific ATC Gecko action camera gives video smarts to the kids
    Cameras

    Oregon Scientific ATC Gecko action camera gives video smarts to the kids

    By 26 November 2013

    Oregon Scientific has taken a step into the camera world of children. Its new ATC Gecko is designed for the youth to allow them to capture action packed moments without worry of damaging the kit. The ATC Gecko is light and compact so it can be attached...

  • Oregon Scientific Boombero pictures and hands-on: Step up smartphone audio without the wires
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    Oregon Scientific Boombero pictures and hands-on: Step up smartphone audio without the wires

    By 23 July 2013

    Boombero is a portable mini speaker which - when we first saw one at a festival during the summer - we were rather impressed with. Even though the iPhone doesn't have NFC (near field communication) like some of its competitors, the Boombero is a halfway-house...

  • Oregon Scientific ATC Mini takes action camera shooting to new depths
    Cameras

    Oregon Scientific ATC Mini takes action camera shooting to new depths

    By 8 November 2011

    If you liked the sound of the HD Hero2 action camera which was announced recently, but need something that's a bit more water friendly, without the need for clipping on a waterproof housing, then the Oregon Scientific ATC Mini could be the sporty cam...

  • Best gadgets for kids
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    Best gadgets for kids

    By 9 August 2011

    While children growing up 50 years ago might have been happy with a set of Bayko, a spinning top or a hobby horse; the kids of today are almost as savvy as adults when it comes to gadgets which is only too evident the moment they get hold of an iPad or...

  • Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

    By 6 January 2010

    Oregon Scientific has revealed the highlights of its 2010 CES launches and rather than stainless steel weather stations, action cams and the like, it is to offer a sunrise clock, back massager and an aroma diffuser. These launches are thanks to the introduction...

  • Oregon Scientific launches solar-powered ECO range
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific launches solar-powered ECO range

    By 21 September 2009

    Oregon Scientific has announced the launch of a new "+ ECO" range that includes a device to help monitor the temperature inside your home, with the aim of getting a better grip on your central heating, potentially saving money - and you know it's coming...

  • Oregon Scientific offers "Accelerator" kid's laptops
    Laptops

    Oregon Scientific offers "Accelerator" kid's laptops

    By 25 August 2009

    If your little one is always trying to get its sticky fingers on your laptop, then you might be interested to know Oregon Scientific is offering laptop-style devices aimed at kids. You can give your offspring their own portable PC-a-like with the Accelerator...

  • Oregon Scientific Eco weather station ditches batteries
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific Eco weather station ditches batteries

    By 7 July 2009

    Oregon Scientific has announced the release of the +ECO Clima Control weather station, a new weather station that runs on solar power. Coming with a built-in solar panel, the new weather station gadget allows its users to monitor the current temperature...

  • Oregon Scientific launches slimline metal weather station
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific launches slimline metal weather station

    By 30 January 2009

    Oregon Scientific has launched a metal weather station, the BAR908HG. With a radio controlled clock and calendar, the station will let you know the indoor and outdoor temperatures and humidity as well as boasting a pressure reader and the ability to predict...

  • Oregon Scientific launches Weather Box
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific launches Weather Box

    By 21 November 2008

    Oregon Scientific has launched the Weather Box - apparently the world’s thinnest weather station. As well as desktop use, it can be wall-mounted and will keep you in the know with indoor and outdoor temperatures and humidity. There's also a weather...

  • Oregon Scientific releases ATC5K action video camera
    Cameras

    Oregon Scientific releases ATC5K action video camera

    By 26 September 2008

    Oregon Scientific has announced the ATC5K action camera, developed with the likes of adrenaline junkies and sports fanatics in mind. The big selling point to this rather bizarre looking video camera, is the fact it is waterproof to 10 metres and shock...

  • Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Cam camcorder review
    Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific ATC3K Action Cam camcorder review

    By 6 August 2008

    The ATC3K is the latest iteration of Oregon Scientific’s range of cameras aimed at those wanting to capture themselves or friends in more adverse conditions. To this end, the camera itself is a fairly chunky device, weighing in at about 200g including...

  • Oregon Scientific offers slimline walkie talkies
    Gadgets

    Oregon Scientific offers slimline walkie talkies

    By 12 June 2008

    Oregon Scientific are pitching their new "super slim" walkie talkies, the TP391s, as the perfect way to stay in touch during summer activities, for the grand total of £49.99. Whether camping, at festivals, or even on a city break, the company says their...

  • Oregon launches world's first weather predicting watch
    Gadgets

    Oregon launches world's first weather predicting watch

    By 25 April 2008

    The "world's first" weather watch is available from May from Oregon Scientific, who should know a thing or two about the tech, being leading producers of digital weather stations. This multipurpose watch has a clock, alarm and calendar function, but crucially...

  • Oregon Scientific Star Wars themed Learning Laptops
    Laptops

    Oregon Scientific Star Wars themed Learning Laptops

    By 1 October 2007

    If there was anything that could make us wish we were 5, and American, these could just be it. The Star Wars Darth Vader Laptop and the Star Wars R2-D2 Laptop include interactive learning activities and games for young kids. Price at $20 and and $50,...

  • Action Cam from Oregon Scientific for extreme sports enthusiasts
    Cameras

    Action Cam from Oregon Scientific for extreme sports enthusiasts

    By 8 February 2007

    Oregon Scientific, a name that brings to mind temperature gauges and radio-controlled clocks, has released a new Action Cam for sporty types. It can handle whatever sport you throw at it, being weatherproof and ruggedly designed to clip on or be stowed...

  • Oregon Scientific Portable UV Monitor review
    Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific Portable UV Monitor review

    By 20 July 2006

    Okay, so the heatwave that we are currently experiencing in the UK might be a one off for this summer, but that doesn't mean that when we pack our bags and head off on our holidays it's not going to be sunny. It's a fact that too many UV (Ultra Violet)...

  • Oregon Scientific Music Sphere review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific Music Sphere review

    By 26 October 2005

    American technology manufacturer, Oregon Scientific, have opted to enter the music technology market with their newly created StyleFi brand. The launch consists of four products, a music centre, two takes on a wireless speaker solution and a portable...

  • Oregon Scientific STARK Music Medium Clock review
    Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific STARK Music Medium Clock review

    By 19 October 2005

    Available in four formats, two sizes and the three colours there is certainly plenty of choice in the Philippe Stark designed range of clock-radio weather stations created in collaboration with American technology brand Oregon Scientific. The Medium Music...

  • iPod owners get wirless speaker offering with the iBall
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    iPod owners get wirless speaker offering with the iBall

    By 25 September 2005

    Oregon Scientific has announced a wireless speaker system for Apple iPod that is wireless and shaped like a ball. The roundly shaped speaker with an 8-inch diameter is called the iBall, and it even works with Apple's new iPod nano. The iBall's transmitter...

  • Oregon Scientific Easy Thermo Projecting Clock review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific Easy Thermo Projecting Clock review

    By 4 May 2005

    Time is important. Look around your house and you'll have lots of timepieces, whether it's the one on your wall, on your video recorder, wrist, phone, PDA… It's a pretty safe bet they are all telling different times, even if only within minutes. In...

  • Oregon Scientific Easy Weather Station Advanced review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific Easy Weather Station Advanced review

    By 16 March 2005

    During the long winter months, the wise should be willing to go that little bit further in pursuit of knowing what the day is about to throw at them, so any device that can deliver accurate metrological reports at exactly the same time as it wakes you...

  • Oregon Scientific MP120 review
    Audio 3 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific MP120 review

    By 26 August 2004

    Why walk when you can run? That seems to be the motto of the Hong Kong-based technology firm Oregon Scientific. With the launch of the second of their new MP3 players, we ask ‘Will it live up to the laurels Pocketlint awarded the MP100, the world's...

  • Oregon Scientific MP100 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific MP100 review

    By 24 August 2004

    It was reported that last year the most searched for term on the internet was MP3 (overtaking “sex”), so it seems no surprise that the companies, who hitherto have stayed out of the music player marketplace, should be taking interest and creating...

  • Cameras 3.5 out of 5

    Oregon Scientific I-Cam review

    By 16 December 2003

    Styled like the Pentax Optio S, this fixed focus 2mp camera from Oregon Scientific offers a lot on the style front. Slim and compact and thinner than a pack of playing cards, the camera features a 1.5” LCD display and the usual array of buttons to access...