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Smoking

Nicorette’s ActiveStop anti-cigarette iPhone app

By Jack Ratcliffe -

If you’re one of the seven million UK smokers who attempt to kick the habit every year, your best Christmas present could be Nicorette’s ActiveStop anti-cigarette iPhone app. Or hypnotherapy. The free app contains five features designed to aid smokers… Read article

Typing

Keyboard Pro: Online typing tutor

By Shem Pennant -

As someone who writes for a living, typing is an essential tool of my trade. And until Acer Iconica style dual screen tablets become commonplace, most of that typing is done on QWERTY style hardware keyboards. I say most –… Read article

iMinds

iMinds: Expand your mind on the go

By Naomi Mackay -

If you ever find yourself lacking when you’re on the pub quiz team, or have felt out of your depth in a conversation, because you just knew nothing about the topic of conversation, digital publishing company iMinds has come up… Read article

Looxcie

The most adventurous gadgets (2010 edition)

By Jack Ratcliffe -

Plenty of firms make evolutionary products – they take something and make it slightly better. Most of the time, it’s dull. Revolutionary products, however, merge humans and technology in new, perturbing, and sometimes ridiculous ways. One need only look at… Read article

GoFlex-USB3

Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex USB 3.0 1.5TB Hard Drive review

By Shem Pennant -

Portable Hard Drives aren’t the sexiest of gadgets, but until we manage to move everything into the cloud (which is slowly becoming a Dropbox-based reality) physical hard drives are with us. I don’t use USB keys anymore as it’s pretty… Read article

Kodak-Playtouch

Five of the best pocket-sized camcorders

By Gabrielle Pickard -

After the Scottish engineer, John Baird first captured moving pictures for television, camcorders were born based on his findings, with the first demonstration of a camcorder taking place in 1956. Since then these incredible devices have never looked back and… Read article

TuneUp

TuneUp Utilities 2011 review

By Jack Ratcliffe -

Like people, computers seem to slow down as they get old. With human ageing, it’s usually losing information that slows things down. With a PC, however, it’s the opposite – too much data. Accumulate enough old and redundant files and… Read article

Google-Nexus-S

Google and Samsung Nexus S review of reviews

By Jack Ratcliffe -

Another month, another potential iPhone-killer. Normally they fall short of grabbing the Smartphone Crown with some pretty basic mistakes – a plasticky-feel to the case, for instance, or a poor camera. Sometimes they’ll even forget to include HD video recording,… Read article

Chrome-OS

Chrome OS preview

By Naomi Mackay -

So what is Chrome OS? Not to be confused with Google’s browser of the same name, it’s a Linux-based operating system, which has been designed to work with web applications. It won’t be available to download, but will only be… Read article