Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones

    Zomm wireless leash hands on

    By 3 December 2010

    Zomm is, according to its makers at least, "the world's first wireless leash for mobile phones". Those makers being husband and wife team Henry and Laurie Penix, who came up with the idea after Laurie kept leaving her phone indoors when she left the house....

  • Audio 2.5 out of 5

    Celleden STB-2812 Bluetooth speaker review

    By 2 January 2009

    With the number of Bluetooth speakers around, you’d think that it was a massive hardship using either (a) headphones or (b) the handset itself to listen to music and make calls. Celleden want to tempt you with their “Compact Stereo System”, the...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Jabra SP700 Bluetooth speakerphone review

    By 31 December 2008

    Sometimes you just don’t want to be encumbered with a Bluetooth headset hanging out of your ear, especially when driving and listening to your radio. There are ways around this, and the Bluetooth speaker is elbowing its way in, offering increasing features...

  • Phones 4 out of 5

    Parrot MINIKIT Slim in-car speaker review

    By 1 September 2008

    NXT flat panel speakers have been appearing in various guises, adapted for use in cars, offering the advantage of slim-line technology so they are not so obtrusive when attached to a sun visor. Parrot have a reputation with Bluetooth devices, but can...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Polycom Communicator C100 Speakerphone review

    By 1 June 2007

    Use Skype, but don't want to look like a call centre staff member? Polycom thinks it has the answer with its Communicator C100, a speakerphone system that can be used with any VoIP package and your computer. Plugging into your PC via a USB socket, the...