Posts By Shem Pennant


A2B Launch 6 New eBikes: “A Journey Redefined”

By Shem Pennant,

I’m an avid cyclist. It’s my favourite way to traverse the capital and I can often been seen zipping in and out between cars, on a fixie, with a courier bag, braving the British winter with just a Rapha softshell… Read article


Loop: Energy Empowerment

By Shem Pennant,

The downside of being always plugged in … is that I’m always plugged in. That might seem a little obvious but the various shiny gadgets that I’ve accrued as a professional gadgeteer litter my house the like children and pets… Read article


Scosche boomBottle: Rugged Outdoor Speakers

By Shem Pennant,

Fresh water’s all well and good but what if you’re cycling, hiking or camping and want a fresh beat. Well you’re probably in the 1987, which was the last time when anyone used the term “fresh beat” unironically (and incidentally… Read article


Booq Boa Courier 13″ Review

By Shem Pennant,

I’ve had high praise for pretty much every booq bag I’ve had the pleasure of playing with. The privately held family company somehow manage to get it right and make some of the best laptop and camera bags on the… Read article


Best iPhone Photo and Video Accessories

By Shem Pennant,

As the old adage goes, the best camera is the one you have with you. And more often than not these days that will be your smartphone. Pretty much all modern smartphones have great cameras. That’s a given. And there… Read article


Sony Xperia Z Review Roundup

By Shem Pennant,

We had a play with Sony Xperia Z, most of which involved dunking the giant smartphone into tanks of water and marvelling at how it still functioned. Packing a huge screen, great camera and a zippy processor it’s everything you… Read article


Cookoo Smart Watch: Helping Early Adopters Stay Punctual

By Shem Pennant,

Smartphones are great but why should intelligence devices stop there? The smaller and more efficient we make technology, the more things we can cram it into. I’m shocked more shoes don’t have embedded sensors. And I’ve been wanting Google Glasses… Read article


AirStash A02: Stream Theatre

By Shem Pennant,

I’ve just purchased an iPad mini. And in a dramatic break with tradition I didn’t max out on storage space as I have with pretty much every other Apple device I’ve purchased since my first foray into Mac Life in… Read article