Last-minute kids’ Christmas gadgets

Is Santa still looking for a few treats for the children/teens in your family? Here are a few neat ideas that should put you in the favourite uncle/auntie category well into the New Year (which means you get first dibs on their Christmas sweet stash!) If you’re buying for children aged around five to seven, … Continue reading Last-minute kids’ Christmas gadgets

Gear4: iOS docks of the future

Gear4, one of the leaders in the iPad dock market, invited us to have a play with some of their up and coming iOS accessories. The biggest challenge Gear4 see for the rest of the year is the increasing adoption of wireless audio protocols in docks – both Bluetooth and AirPlay. Gear4’s AirZone Series fully … Continue reading Gear4: iOS docks of the future

Angry Birds Space cases and headphones are out of this world

Whoever came up with the idea of firing birds loaded in a catapult onto egg-stealing green pigs must be a genius. And a very rich genius at that. On paper, it sounds all a bit daft idea, but Angry Birds has proven itself to be one of the most addictive games ever, and the 700 … Continue reading Angry Birds Space cases and headphones are out of this world

Angry Birds BlackBird dock review

Not content with taking your phone, Angry Birds are taking over cartoons, plush toys, clothes, films and a soon-to be theme park attraction in Finland. Last year Gear4 released a set of three speaker docks based on Angry Birds that made me squeal with delight. I am a huge Angry Birds and can’t stop playing … Continue reading Angry Birds BlackBird dock review

Gear4 pocketloops: Portable music creation studio review

At the risk of repeating myself, I’m thrilled to live in the future. As someone who has been fiddling with electronic music since I was a teenage with a Atari 1040ST and Cubase, I’ve seen the world of “computer music” undergo sea change after sea change. It used to be pretty incredible that you could … Continue reading Gear4 pocketloops: Portable music creation studio review

Latest Gadgets at IFA 2011: Best of the best part one

It’s that time of year again, when the biggest and best in the tech world cram themselves into the labyrinthine Berlin Messe and proudly display their latest and greatest products. There’s *a lot* on display here and we’ll be looking in depth at some of the releases over the next few weeks. But until then … Continue reading Latest Gadgets at IFA 2011: Best of the best part one

Gear 4 Unity remote for iPhone review

Part of the magic of smartphones, those tiny touchscreen computers that we carry around in our pockets, is their ability to extend so many experiences – be it running, cooking or selling old CDs. The smartphone-app landscape has brought simplicity where there once was chaos to many areas of modern life (although admittedly they are … Continue reading Gear 4 Unity remote for iPhone review