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Hands-on: Griffin Survivor & Catalyst Waterproof iPhone 5 case review
Hands-on: Griffin Survivor & Catalyst Waterproof iPhone 5 case review By Ian Hughes

In our experience, two things tend to govern the lifespan of a gadget: how careful the owner is, and; whether or not you have small children in the house. Read more

Interactive Game of Thrones Map
Interactive Game of Thrones Map By Ian Hughes

Before we begin, there are a couple of things I need to say. For legal reasons. Probably.First, I don’t watch Game of Thrones.Second, the site we’re Read more

Valentine's Day special: Best online dating websites
Valentine's Day special: Best online dating websites By Ian Hughes

If you’ve woken up this morning knowing full well that you needn’t stick around for the postman to arrive, take heart - you’re not alone. Well, you Read more

Strauss T6 Water Dispenser
3.5 stars Strauss T6 Water Dispenser By Ian Hughes

Us Brits do like a cuppa. It's said that our empire was built on tea - arguably not the drinking of it, before the historians among you start to get in Read more

Pinnacle PCTV To GO
4.5 stars Pinnacle PCTV To GO By Ian Hughes

The ability to watch the telly via your PC is hardly a new idea - TV cards, Slingbox, etc. But this new model from Pinnacle ups the ante with its sheer Read more

Kodak ASF Photoshop Plugins
3.5 stars Kodak ASF Photoshop Plugins By Ian Hughes

Kodak are a name to be trusted - always have been and hopefully always will be. Having fully embraced the digital revolution some years ago, the boys at Read more

Nokia E65 mobile phone
3.5 stars Nokia E65 mobile phone By Ian Hughes

In the Pocket-lint 2006 Awards, mobile phone of the year went to the Sony Ericsson k800i, and we can't help feeling that Nokia might have taken this a Read more

memeo iExtend for iPod
4.0 stars memeo iExtend for iPod By Ian Hughes

iPod. They might as well just call it iCon. The ubiquitous little white (and of course, now black, pink, green and blue) box has taken such a hold on the Read more

Plantronic 590A Bluetooth headset and headphones
3.0 stars Plantronic 590A Bluetooth headset and headphones By Ian Hughes

Since the dawn of time three questions have preoccupied mankind: 1) Is there a God? 2) Are we alone in the Universe? 3) How do I wear headphones without Read more

Sonos Digital Sound System (2005) review
4.5 stars Sonos Digital Sound System (2005) review By Ian Hughes

This is probably the last you’ll hear from me. You see, I’m changing my name and skedaddling. Making a break for it, skipping the country, doing a Read more

Pentax ist*DL DSL digital camera
3.0 stars Pentax ist*DL DSL digital camera By Ian Hughes

So you’ve probably owned a digital camera for a couple of years and when you bought it, 2 or 3 megapixels were something to be proud of. But these days, Read more

FloorPlan 3D v10 Standard - PC
2.5 stars FloorPlan 3D v10 Standard - PC By Ian Hughes

You know you’re getting old when: a) you don’t watch Top of the Pops anymore because you ”prefer music with proper words and music”; b) you only Read more

Monitor Audio i-Deck iPod speakers
3.5 stars Monitor Audio i-Deck iPod speakers By Ian Hughes

At the risk of sounding like Denis Norden; if you’re one of those people who likes to have all the latest stuff; to have your dinner party guests cooing Read more

Pentax SVI digital camera
4.0 stars Pentax SVI digital camera By Ian Hughes

I feel dirty: like I need a shower. You see, I’ve been unfaithful. Worse than that, I’ve enjoyed myself too. Let me explain: I’m a Canon man. Every Read more

T-Mobile SDA mobile phone
2.5 stars T-Mobile SDA mobile phone By Ian Hughes

The SDA from T-Mobile is one of three smartphones on the network, all running on the Microsoft Windows Mobile operating system. The music version (with Read more

Nokia 6680 mobile phone
4.5 stars Nokia 6680 mobile phone By Ian Hughes

The much awaited 6680 promises to bring 3G well and truly into the mainstream for Nokia, but can the new multitasking phone offer you multitasking options. Read more

Southwing Neo 507 and the Neovoice USB
3.0 stars Southwing Neo 507 and the Neovoice USB By Ian Hughes

Southwing is a newcomer to the Bluetooth headset market in the UK. But can the unheard of brand make it in an over saturated market. We started making Read more

Nokia 7710
4.0 stars Nokia 7710 By Ian Hughes

The 7710 has been around for some time now. One minute the phone is available, the next it’s awaiting the next phase. Some 2 years after it was originally Read more

D-Link DCS-5300g
3.5 stars D-Link DCS-5300g By Ian Hughes

With wireless networks becoming increasingly common in the modern home, it’s not surprising that manufacturers are exploiting the situation with an array Read more

LG U8150 3G PHONE
3.5 stars LG U8150 3G PHONE By Ian Hughes

As Orange enters the world of 3G voice calling, we look at one launch model, the LG U8150. Will the LG handset live up to previous models or will an Orange Read more