Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Eton FR140 Microlink radio review

    By 8 July 2009

    So you decided that camping was the best option for this year's holiday. You're sitting in a field, in your tent, in the rain. Sound familiar? Perhaps the Eton FR140 can give you a bit of a lift. Compact, measuring 130 x 60 x 44, and weighing about 200g,...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    Swann FlashlightDVR security torch review

    By 17 September 2008

    Swann make a range of security and home monitoring products and the FlashlightDVR is, as the name suggests, a torch with a digital video recorder. Intrigued by the concept, Pocket-lint checked it out. First up the torch is a pretty regular LED torch,...

  • Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Black and Decker Light Bar review

    By 16 August 2007

    The Light bar light is a cordless, ultra bright LED bar that according to its makers Black & Decker is "ideal for use when working on the car, outdoors, or in the home". But is it? We test out to see whether this really will let you see in the dark. Looking...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    Eurohike wind up phone charger review

    By 8 September 2006

    Your out on a camping trip you need your phone, the batteries dead. Damn, blast and bugger I hear you cry, well, Millets the UK outdoor specialist thinks it has the answer to your prays and better still it costs just £12.99. The Eurohike Wind up phone...

  • Gadgets 4.5 out of 5

    Waterproof solar torch review

    By 28 July 2006

    More and more gadgets are surfacing that allow you to promote your green credentials, but surely a solar powered torch is taking it a bit too far? I mean, where is the sun when you are stumbling around in the dark trying to find the fuse box? Of course...