Review roundup: Google Nexus 5 smartphone

Following weeks and weeks of leaks, rumours and speculation the Nexus 5 has finally arrived as the new reference Android smartphone. Can the Google and LG collaboration really provide a proper flagship device at a fraction of the price? Take a look at the whirl of excitement the Google Nexus 5 has created and decide … Continue reading Review roundup: Google Nexus 5 smartphone

Morpher: The World’s first fold flat cycle helmet

The Morpher is a new innovation in portable cycling helmet technology. Would a bicycle helmet that you can fold flat persuade you to wear one? Inventor Jeff Woolf is hoping so: after having his life saved by his headgear after a hit and run accident 20 years ago, Jeff has developed a compact Morpher helmet … Continue reading Morpher: The World’s first fold flat cycle helmet

Bose’s SoundTouch Wifi music system: what the critics said

Trying to dethrone Sonos from the number one spot for wireless audio systems was always going to be tall order for Bose, but with the company’s SoundTouch Wi-Fi range they’ve focused on what they do best: sound quality. The most impressive part of Bose’s SoundTouch range is the quality of the sound. Having built a … Continue reading Bose’s SoundTouch Wifi music system: what the critics said

Dyson Hard – a treat for hard surfaces?

Having previously developed a range of attachments and accessories to tackle the unique cleaning challenges posed by hard surfaces, vacuum specialist Dyson has today launched a new product specifically designed to help people with hard floors in their homes. Rather suggestively titled the Dyson Hard (DC56), this is the latest addition to the Wiltshire company’s … Continue reading Dyson Hard – a treat for hard surfaces?

Kindle Fire HDX coming to the UK, but is it any good?

Rumours of an Amazon-branded phone continue to swirl around the tech world, but in the meantime the company is focusing on its Android tablet line with its new Kindle Fire HDX range. The competition is fiercer than ever: cut-price slabs from Tesco and Argos are now fighting it out with Google’s better-than-ever second-generation Nexus 7, … Continue reading Kindle Fire HDX coming to the UK, but is it any good?

HTC One Max review round-up

HTC received a much needed boost to a flagging reputation when it released the HTC One, so it’s not entirely surprising to see the Taiwanese smartphone giant milking this success at every opportunity. The HTC One Mini was fairly well received, retaining many of the most lauded qualities of its predecessor, including the premium metal … Continue reading HTC One Max review round-up

GoPro Hero 3+: First impressions and sample footage

Californian action camera company GoPro has been synonymous with capturing the thrills and spills of extreme sports over the years – and this week the company released an improved version of its popular GoPro Hero 3+. What made GoPro cameras so successful is how easy it is to attach the dinky little cameras to car … Continue reading GoPro Hero 3+: First impressions and sample footage