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Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

By Stuart Miles

The Manfrotto Digital Director is an intelligent shell that fits around the iPad Air 2, connecting it to your separate camera so you can utilise the tablet's 9.7-inch screen to manage your workflow, plus manage your camera's settings.There's no camera-fiddling... Read more

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

By Stuart Miles

As the model in front of us drops her dressing gown to reveal her naked body, we realise the enormity of what we are about to do. We've drawn before, the odd doodle here and there, but never at a life-drawing class, and certainly not in the famous Life... Read more

Eight lighting tips for your home: An expert shares her design secrets

Eight lighting tips for your home: An expert shares her design secrets

By Stuart Miles

Walk into a room, flick a switch, and your room is normally filled with light. Is it the right light though? Could it be designed to help your health and well-being? Are there any rules or recommendations you should follow when installing new lights... Read more

World's largest tech companies: 10 biggest earners

World's largest tech companies: 10 biggest earners

By Stuart Miles

In 2015, the world's largest technology companies reported revenues exceeding one trillion dollars when combined. That's a lot of money. In light of this, we've compiled a list of the top 10 largest technology companies in the world, based on their... Read more

Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

By Stuart Miles

Nike has announced its new Nike Free running shoe range for 2016, ditching the Free 3, 4 and 5 models for a more universal approach that should appeal to a wider audience of runners.While the range now looks to offer separate features for different runners... Read more

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box

By Stuart Miles

You've got the latest television system from Sky, Sky Q, but how the heck to you use it? And are there any secrets hidden in the settings that will make your TV viewing experiences better or easier?We've been using Sky Q for several days ourselves now... Read more

Tesla Model X preview: An SUV without compromise?

Tesla Model X preview: An SUV without compromise?

By Stuart Miles

Tesla has been making waves in the car industry with the Model S, an all-electric car that not only offers blistering performance, but offers a range that leaves most other current electric cars on the sidelines. Tesla is taking its successes with the... Read more

Is Jon Snow dead? Siri thinks it has the answer

Is Jon Snow dead? Siri thinks it has the answer

By Stuart Miles

Is Jon Snow dead? That's the question so many Game of Thrones fans have on their mind even though Kit Harrington's character was stabbed about 25 times at the end of Season 5.The cast were bombarded by press asking the question during the Hollywood premiere... Read more

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets
5.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets

By Stuart Miles

When Apple launched the iPad Pro back in September 2015, many liked the idea of the beefed-up iPad, but many also wished its large 12.9-inch scale was squeezed down into the 9.7-inch chassis of the iPad Air 2. Those wishes have now come true.The iPad... Read more

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages

By Stuart Miles

There are two ways of looking at the iPhone SE, the "special edition" smaller-scale 4-inch iPhone.One is that it's Apple simply churning out a 2-year-old design with a spec update; the other is that it delivers what many people actually want: a small... Read more

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

By Stuart Miles

Roku has overhauled its small streaming stick in the US as the company looks to deliver more power to users keen to make their TVs smart.The new stick will get a whopping eight-fold processing power boost, private listening through the Roku mobile app,... Read more

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

By Stuart Miles

We've all been there. Gone to make that important phone call only to find out your phone's battery has died. Not me you cry, you've got a battery charger, but wait you've forgot to charge that too. Doh.  But what if that portable battery had enough power... Read more

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

By Stuart Miles

HP has updated its Envy line of laptops bringing in a thinner design, the promise of longer battery life, and 4k display options for those that need high-definition on the go.The new line will consist of three models; two 15.6-inch versions, and a whopping... Read more

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

By Stuart Miles

HP has revealed a new HP Spectre 13.3, that the company is claiming is the world's thinnest laptop measuring just 10.4mm thick.Launched at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, the laptop will feature a CNC machined aluminum... Read more

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

By Stuart Miles

Ikea has launched a new VR experience for the HTC Vive allowing you to walk around your new kitchen "virtually" before you buy it.The new app, which is a pilot available until the end of August on Steam, will allow you to step into the company's extensive... Read more

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

By Stuart Miles

Almost nine months after the launch of Apple Pay, Barclays and Barclaycard have confirmed that its customers will be able to use Apple Pay from today.The new service, which goes live in the UK straightaway, will give millions more UK consumers the ability... Read more

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft HoloLens is the company's stab at delivering what it believes is the next big thing. Rather than go down the virtual reality route favoured by Oculus, HTC, Samsung, Google and others, Microsoft believes augmenting our reality is the future.But... Read more

Microsoft bots want to empower our digital future, and order you pizza

Microsoft bots want to empower our digital future, and order you pizza

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft believes that intelligent bots and personal digital assistants will allow us to do more things in the future and is looking to integrate them at the core of Microsoft's services going forward. "It is not man vs machine, it is man with machine,"... Read more

Free Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer

Free Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft has announced it will release an "Anniversary Update" this summer, bringing new features to Windows 10 just 8 months after it released.Boasting over 270 millions users and using over 500 different device designs, Windows 10 is getting a number... Read more

Build 2016: Watch the Microsoft keynote right here

Build 2016: Watch the Microsoft keynote right here

By Stuart Miles

Microsoft Build is the company's software developer conference that is held every year and gives developers and consumers a chance to see what Microsoft is planning for the future.Apple has WWDC in June, Google has Google I/O in May, and Microsoft has... Read more

How to get started with the new BBC micro:bit computer

How to get started with the new BBC micro:bit computer

By Stuart Miles

Announced last year, the BBC micro:bit pocket-sized computer is now being delivered to all 11 and 12-year-olds (Year 7) in the UK.The new computer, which many will see as an alternative to the Raspberry Pi, offers kids the chance to play with dedicated... Read more

Apple TV gets new voice and photo features in latest update

Apple TV gets new voice and photo features in latest update

By Stuart Miles

Apple has announced a new update to its Apple TV set top box. The new update, which will be available from today will bring with it a number of new features like Folders, as well as sort some of the complaints from the initial release last year.Apple... Read more

New Sky VR Studio kicks off with Team Williams F1 VR experience you can watch online

New Sky VR Studio kicks off with Team Williams F1 VR experience you can watch online

By Stuart Miles

Sky has announced that it is backing virtual reality big time with a series of VR shorts. These start with a virtual reality Formula One experience to kick off the new F1 season this weekend.The broadcaster, which was one of the first commercial backers... Read more

Emicro One scooter review: Keeping up with the kids?

Emicro One scooter review: Keeping up with the kids?

By Stuart Miles

As we push off once again, the motor kicks into action and zoom through the English countryside without a care in the world. We effortlessly pass a man walking his dog. The two young children who have accompanied us on this adventure are doing everything... Read more

Sky Q Fluid Viewing has a flaw, but here's the fix

Sky Q Fluid Viewing has a flaw, but here's the fix

By Stuart Miles

When Sky Q was announced in 2015, the standout feature for the new TV service was that you would be able to start watching your favourite TV show or movie in one room, then pause, before resuming in another room with zero hassle. Sky is so confident... Read more