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Swissvoice makes a stand for retro calling

By Kate Kemp,

With retro styling all the rage, quirky mobile accessory company Swissvoice has revived the old faithful landline look with this pair of Bluetooth stations. The catchy-titled BH01u and BH01i may look like something plucked from the office desk of a… Read article


iPhone 5: Our giant (sortable!) tariff comparison table

By Geoff Bowen,

The pre-order rush for the iPhone 5 has officially begun and over the last 24 hours we’ve seen all of the major UK networks announcing their new tariffs. We’ve put together the following tariff comparison tables to help you work… Read article


Apple’s iPhone 5: Tracking media (over) reaction

By Shem Pennant,

Another year rolls by and the media circus around Apple’s iPhone has once again rolled into. And I appreciate that I am just another clown squeezing into this impossibly small car. The predicitable pattern happens year in, year our. The… Read article


So, what’s new in the iPhone 5?

By Geoff Bowen,

Today saw the launch of the highly anticipated Apple iPhone 5, which the Cupertino-based firm describes (ever so modestly) as, “the biggest thing to happen to the iPhone since the iPhone”. After months of speculation, rumour and outright link bait,… Read article


IK Multimedia iRig STOMP: Pedal powered

By Shem Pennant,

IK Multimedia’s iRig STOMP is the first stompbox-style guitar and bass interface for iPhone/iPad. If you are unfamilar with stompboxes they are small pedals used by guitarists and bassists to control their effects without tying up their hands – useful… Read article


Samsung Ativ Smart PC, Ativ Tab & Ativ S phone

By Geoff Bowen,

After a couple of ‘that’s all folks’ teasers, the final presentation from the Samsung Unpacked event was the UK’s Damian Cusick. It was his job to announce the new range of Windows 8 (and RT) friendly products – known as… Read article


mophie duo and mini: Power for the 1%

By Shem Pennant,

I love shiny electronic devices, which is handy for a job reviewing shiny electronic devices. But they can be so demanding ,both on my attention span and on power levels. I’m often in rooms with people fretting over battery levels… Read article


ZTE Grand X: Redefining medium range

By Shem Pennant,

I’ve been meeting with ZTE on and off for the past few years to play with their latest handsets. Normally they trot out a decent, affordable but decidedly low-end handset like the F930 or the ZTE racer. Nice but nothing… Read article


Pong: Hi-tech iPhone and iPad cases

By Shem Pennant,

It’s pretty hard to get passionate about iPhone cases as I’ve seen many in my time, but even I couldn’t turn down a chance to meet with the minds behind what they were calling “the most technologically advanced iPhone and… Read article