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Road test: TomTom Via 135 voice controlled sat-nav

By Geoff Bowen -

After years of being told what to do by our sat-navs, it’s time to talk back. The new TomTom Via 135 comes with ‘Speak & Go’ functionality. This enables you to control the device with your voice and also the… Read article

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Chocks away with BeeWi’s new Storm Bee

By Mark Pilkington -

Look up in the air – is it a bird, is it a plane? Nope, it’s BeeWi’s new Storm Bee remote controlled helicopter. Powered by your iOS or Android Bluetooth 2.1 enabled Smartphone, the Storm Bee is the perfect tool… Read article

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Hands on: Krups Nespresso U coffee machine

By Geoff Bowen -

As an avid coffee drinker, I jumped at the chance to get hands on with the new Nespresso U. We first came across this compact addition to the Nespresso range while at IFA in Berlin, where it provided us with… Read article

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Stoptober: The gift of giving up

By Shem Pennant -

Quitting smoking is an incredibly hard challenge as the lure of free yellow teeth, smelly clothes and lung cancer is much too strong for some people. However, if for some odd reason you’d like to regain the ability to breathe… Read article

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FitBit One and FitBit Zip: Taking the slog out of logging

By Shem Pennant -

Keeping in shape is hard work and technology has always been around to ease the transition from amorphous blob into chiseled Greek statue. Unfortunately people are lazy and when you’ve already put so much effort into actually heading to the… Read article

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Ex3D eyewear: Putting some style into 3D glasses

By Mark Pilkington -

  When it comes to fashion, 3D glasses are never high on the list of must-wears. They are bad enough at home, when you are in the comfort of your own privacy, but at cinemas there is no hiding from… Read article