Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

The Smartwatch market is waiting with bated breath to see if Apple’s new number can help jump-start an industry that has been idling along rather more slowly than many manufacturers would like. There could be any number of reasons why people haven’t put this down as the next must-have gadget – conflicting style, bulky designs, … Continue reading Hannspree Smart Sports Watch – can budget prices drive the Smartwatch market?

The Exciting World Of No Cost Electronica

These days, if you’ve got a PC or a Mac, a little hard disk space and an internet connection you’ve already got everything you need to produce music. No, you don’t need to buy any more hardware and you don’t need to spend any money on software. None at all! So, getting started is simple. … Continue reading The Exciting World Of No Cost Electronica

Loop: Energy Empowerment

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 of more balanced individuals, all sucking electricity and draining my finances. Wouldn’t it be great … Continue reading Loop: Energy Empowerment

Archos Elements line of entry-level tablets

Electronics firm Archos has added a new member to the tablet club as they release the Archos 97 Carbon this month. The model is the first in a range called “Elements”. Designed as an entry-level device, the tablets are affordable, stylish and portable. The 97 Carbon is available in three different sizes: 7, 8 and … Continue reading Archos Elements line of entry-level tablets

The Rise of the Budget Tablet: How Reduced-Price Tablets are Impacting the Market

The release of Apple’s first iPad changed the mobile technology market forever. Since then, many competitors have been quick to jump on the tablet bandwagon, and the market has sprung to life. While the majority of tablets have been targeted at the businessman, the busy commuter, or the freelancer, lower-priced ‘lifestyle’ tablets are now starting … Continue reading The Rise of the Budget Tablet: How Reduced-Price Tablets are Impacting the Market

Gadgets: Great Stocking Fillers for Under £15

Looking for stocking fillers, or struggling for inspiration for the office Secret Santa? Here’s a few ideas that shouldn’t leave you out of pocket… Joystick for iPad More gaming fun can be had on an iPad with this clever little add-on, which attaches with suction cups for easy setup and removal. The coiled spring provides … Continue reading Gadgets: Great Stocking Fillers for Under £15

Kogan’s new Agora tablets: A tablet price war has commenced!

It happened with baked beans, it happened with DVD players, now it’s happening with tablets, with Kogan launching a tablet price war in the UK by thrusting two new tablets on to the market for little more than £100! Kogan, a lesser known consumer electronics’ designer, manufacturer and retailer, has been propelled to global notoriety … Continue reading Kogan’s new Agora tablets: A tablet price war has commenced!

Alcatel OT-810: A cute featurephone for the budget conscious

In case you were wondering I’m not a fashion-obsessed teenage girl – or any kind of teenage girl really. But I couldn’t help but emit a “kawaiii” (an adjective routinely emitted by Japanese girls when adorable or cute things swing into their line of sight) on seeing the Alcatel OT-810 (despite its distinctively un-kawaii name). … Continue reading Alcatel OT-810: A cute featurephone for the budget conscious