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Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

Fitbit Flex review: Smart but not sexy

By 22 January 2015

Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking world with several options under its belt, claiming to have one to suit everyone.  The Fitbit Flex is described by the company as "the stylish wristband that fits your lifestyle" and it will do all sorts... >>

Become a modern day magician with Marvin's i-Magic for iPhone and Android (hands-on)
Gadgets

Become a modern day magician with Marvin's i-Magic for iPhone and Android (hands-on)

By 21 January 2015

Marvin's Magic is a toy brand that has won the hearts of trainee magicians for numerous years, offering sets to create illusions of varying complexity. From the basic cup and ball tricks to intricate card magic, the company has provided the tools needed.... >>

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear
Sports Fitness 4 out of 5

Withings Activité review: The wearable you'll actually want to wear

By 21 January 2015

The Withings Activité was announced in September 2014, pitched as the wearable that you'll actually want to wear. It resembles a standard analogue watch, but there is a lot more on offer than just the ability to tell the time. The Swiss Made Activité... >>

REV app-controlled robot cars are inspired by Call of Duty... find out why (hands-on)
Gadgets

REV app-controlled robot cars are inspired by Call of Duty... find out why (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

WowWee, the tech toy brand behind the MiP robot and the MiPosaur we saw at CES this year will also bring an app-controlled car to market this summer. However, unlike other remote control vehicles that link with smartphones, the REV cars have artificial... >>

Flying Gadgets X-Voice is the drone you can literally tell what to do (hands-on)
Gadgets

Flying Gadgets X-Voice is the drone you can literally tell what to do (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

Toy Fair 2015 in London was awash with copters and drones this year, of varying price points and sizes, but the one that was perhaps the most unique was the X-Voice from Flying Gadgets. As you might have guessed from the name, not only is it a toy quadcopter... >>

It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)
Cameras

It's time to play with VTech's GoPro for kids (hands-on)

By 20 January 2015

Tech toy brand VTech has often looked to adult gadget trends for inspiration and the latest to get its attention is the action cam market, like the GoPros of this world. The Kidizoom Action Cam is designed for children from five-years and up and, like... >>

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GF7 review: Compact system wants to be your next selfie camera
Cameras

Hands-on: Panasonic Lumix GF7 review: Compact system wants to be your next selfie camera

By 20 January 2015

Selfies are a big deal right now and, increasingly, manufacturers are looking for ways to make would-be snappers shun their smartphones for a dedicated camera. The latest camera to jump on this bandwagon is the Panasonic Lumix GF7, the latest interchangeable... >>

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa
Sports Fitness

First run: Hoka One One Huaka running shoes review: More cushioning than your sofa

By 19 January 2015

Hoka who? Yep, we know what you are thinking, you've never heard of Hoka One One, but the bonkers colour scheme and the huge cushioned heel of the Huaka running shoes has drawn you in. That's exactly why we said yes to going out running in them too. But... >>

Sony Alpha A5100 review: Compact-a-like
Cameras 4 out of 5

Sony Alpha A5100 review: Compact-a-like

By 19 January 2015

Since Sony dropped its NEX branding and blanketed its compact system camera line with the Alpha brand name, the range has not morphed dramatically, simply divided itself into different schools of thought: those seeking a compact alternative, and those... >>

Octa TabletTail MonkeyTail is an iPad stand with a lot of potential, if you got a place for it (hands-on)
Gadgets

Octa TabletTail MonkeyTail is an iPad stand with a lot of potential, if you got a place for it (hands-on)

By 16 January 2015

Although there are several iPad stands on the market, one in particular caught our attention: Octa's TabletTail, the MonkeyTail version. It tucks into different areas, winds up, and lifts your tablet to eye-level so you can go hands-free. Octa has developed... >>


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