Posts By Shem Pennant

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Orbotix Announce Launch of Sphero 2.0

By Shem Pennant,

Last year I had the privilege of playing with Sphero, a crazy little robot ball that you controlled with your smartphone or tablet. It was basically what TV promised us toys of the future would look like- alongside jetpacks and… Read article

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Firefly: The Sports Recovery Device

By Shem Pennant,

Exercise can leave you feeling amazing – crossing the finish line, beating a personal best or even just making it all the way around. But the side effects of exerting yourself more than your body is used to can be… Read article

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Logitech’s Ultimate Ears Boom Speaker

By Shem Pennant,

Portable Bluetooth speakers line the virtual shelves of tech shops up and down the internet, each with an almost identical feature set and very little to help recommend itself over another. There are two choices to manufacturers hoping to enter… Read article

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Grand St: Indie Gadgets for People by People

By Shem Pennant,

As we covered when we looked at Makers, there is a small revolution happening in the Internet of Things. Slowly but surely people, not giant corporations are making interesting and useful tech and getting in into the hands of other… Read article

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Lytro: Light Rays and Living Pictures

By Shem Pennant,

Photography – especially the mid-range point and click market has been in trouble for some time now. People, for the most part, love to take pictures but a quick glance on Facebook or Instagram shows that they don’t always care… Read article

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Payleven: Pocket Chip&Pin

By Shem Pennant,

Cash may well be king as far as investment goes but it’s becoming a downright nuisance in day to day life. Ever handed someone a wad of coins, hard legal tender, yet had to apologise for all the “shrapnel”. Ever… Read article

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CineLite: Great Mobile Tracking Shots

By Shem Pennant,

A great dolly shot is an essential weapon in a cinematographer’s arsenal and Vacion brings this range of movement to mobile videography with the CineLite camera slider. Much like the full-size sliders used by video professionals, the CineLite allows for… Read article

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Olloclip Quick Flip Case Review

By Shem Pennant,

I love my olloclip but I also love my iPhone not being smashed into a million pieces so I often cover it with a protective case. Like an overprotective ex-lover this gets in the way of my love for my… Read article