Posts By Gabrielle Pickard

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Onewheel, the self-balancing electric skateboard

By Gabrielle Pickard,

There were, by all accounts, plenty of innovative and interesting toys on display at this year’s CES. As attending technology journalists were busy scribbling down the wondrous worthies of the best innovations, one of the most saturated desks had to… Read article

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Review roundup: Google Nexus 5 smartphone

By Gabrielle Pickard,

Following weeks and weeks of leaks, rumours and speculation the Nexus 5 has finally arrived as the new reference Android smartphone. Can the Google and LG collaboration really provide a proper flagship device at a fraction of the price? Take… Read article

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Colapz, the UK’s first folding garden watering can

By Gabrielle Pickard,

Like shears and lawnmowers, watering cans are an irrefutably necessary gardener’s tool. Despite the somewhat hoary ubiquitous popularity of watering cans, it has to be said that unless you’ve got an ample-sized shed, these big and bulky items take up… Read article

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Review round up: HP Chromebook 14

By Gabrielle Pickard,

Its “eye-popping” colours are the first thing Engadget mentions in its hands on review of the new HP Chromebook 14. Citing the aesthetical merits (particularly the colour) of a new gadget first and foremost makes one suspiciously dubious about the… Read article

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5 Unusual “Back to School” Gadgets

By Gabrielle Pickard,

No sooner had it began, it’s coming to a close, much to the relief of worn-out parents everywhere. Yes, the summer holidays are drawing to an end, with shops now heavily laden with essential back to school clobber. Every year… Read article

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Canon’s LEGRIA Mini – Crying Out to Be Played With

By Gabrielle Pickard,

Remember when camcorders first hit the mainstream consumer market in the 80s? They were huge, in both senses of the word. These bulky and heavy shoulder-born items suddenly unleashed a whole new load of fun as VHS’s became an almost… Read article

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Nokia’s JobLens App: View Vacancies Around You

By Gabrielle Pickard,

“Britain’s economy has turned a corner at last” quip senior Tory MPs ahead of last month’s official Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data showing Britain’s output. Almost five years following the crippling financial crash the UK’s financial woes seem to be… Read article