Posts By Naomi Mackay


Acer Revo 100: Nettop and multimedia functionality

By Naomi Mackay,

We seem to spend more time in our house connecting up various gadgets and gizmos than actually enjoying them, so anything that makes multimedia playing easier gets an automatic tick in my book. So on paper, at least, the multimedia… Read article


Proporta TurboCharger 5000: Get fired up on the move

By Naomi Mackay,

Between mobile phones, tablet PCs, cameras and whatever other gadgets so many of us cart about all day, it’s sometimes hard to keep up with what’s been charged and what hasn’t. And if you’ve got a gadget that’s juice-hungry, it… Read article


Marantz Melody Maker: One box to rule them all?

By Naomi Mackay,

Trying to cram all your audio and TV gadgetry into a suitable space in the living room can be a bit of a headache. With one box for this, another for that, it’s hard to fit everything under the TV,… Read article


HomeFree Duet: Freeview comes to your iPad

By Naomi Mackay,

AverMedia has come up with the bright idea of a network-attached TV tuner and an app that enable iPad fondlers to watch Freeview TV on their tablet devices. The HomeFree Duet connects t your digital TV aerial and wireless network… Read article


Jawbone Jambox: Brains and beauty

By Naomi Mackay,

Aliph has ventured out into the big bad world beyond headsets (it makes those super-stylish noise-reducing Jawbone hedsets) and into the field of speakers. It may look like an oversized Lego brick, but take a second look. The Jawbone Jambox… Read article


Q-waves: Supersize your laptop

By Naomi Mackay,

How many times have you huddled on the couch around the laptop with your partner or friends to watch that hilarious YouTube video or bore them – I mean, enthrall them – with the latest photos of your holiday? How… Read article