Wikipad, The Tablet For Gamers, Comes To The UK

Handheld gaming is big business these days, with apps-a-plenty for those who want to take anything from Monopoly to Minecraft for a whirl on a smartphone or tablet. Merging such technology with dedicated controls hasn’t always faired so well however, just ask the Gizmondo, Nokia’s N-Gage, or the PlayStation Vita. Undeterred, the Wikipad is taking a … Continue reading Wikipad, The Tablet For Gamers, Comes To The UK

Hands On with Huawei’s Ascend P6: World’s Slimmest Smartphone

I didn’t have much awareness of the Huawei brand beyond dongles but after a fairly intimate 6 hours session with their engineers, managers and PR people in London’s Roundhouse it feels like it’s all I’ve ever know. Huawei chose June 18 to launch the superslim Ascend P6 smartphone as it’s just 6.18 mm thin. I … Continue reading Hands On with Huawei’s Ascend P6: World’s Slimmest Smartphone

Stock Android: Pros and Cons

The Nexus 4 comes with stock Android, but now more phones are getting in on the act. Once the exclusive preserve of Nexus-branded devices (and rooters), the stock version of Android is set to appear on the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One and the Sony Xperia Z in the coming months (initially in the … Continue reading Stock Android: Pros and Cons

Embrace+: Colour Changing Notification Bracelet

Perfect for those moments when that handy flashing green light on your smartphone isn’t quite enough information: The Embrace+ reveals exactly what type of communication you’ve just received without so much as glancing at your handset. We’ve all been there; broken meetings, conversations and gatherings to check our phone… Only to find that bleep or … Continue reading Embrace+: Colour Changing Notification Bracelet

Sony Xperia Z Review Roundup

We had a play with Sony Xperia Z, most of which involved dunking the giant smartphone into tanks of water and marvelling at how it still functioned. Packing a huge screen, great camera and a zippy processor it’s everything you want from a modern Android smartphone. What do the experts have to say about Sony’s … Continue reading Sony Xperia Z Review Roundup

23snaps: Adorable Digital Memory Books

Some of us may use Facebook to document our child’s milestones, achievements, and so on, but are probably well aware that a) our non-child-interested contacts probably sigh every time they find out that little Johnny or Jemima has lost a tooth, learned a new word or done something ‘soooo cute!’ and b) you probably don’t … Continue reading 23snaps: Adorable Digital Memory Books

Accel’s Voyager: Connected Car Smartphone Technology

Considering integrated GPS and mobile telephony has been around for many years now, we all have something we use in our cars for hands free communications or navigation, via either Bluetooth connectivity or built right into the car’s console display system. Either way, the technology is no stranger. However, in many cases getting an all … Continue reading Accel’s Voyager: Connected Car Smartphone Technology

Gamestick: the “most portable” gaming console

Used to be that you’d have to fly out to CES to catch a glimpse of the future. Fortunately now you can save on your carbon footprint and simply head on to Kickstarter and marvel at what could be. Even better you can actively make a difference and bring amazing technology, art and music into … Continue reading Gamestick: the “most portable” gaming console