High end often means high price, but it’s an often overused term. It’s become a standard phrase for anything remotely above ordinary; much like the often over hyped term 6 or 7 star hotel that now seem to be almost commonplace. Since when did 5 star lose its sheen? Audio however, is always a hard … Continue reading NaimUniti 2 takes high end to another level
Latest Gadgets got the chance to sample some space-food last week in preparation for National Science & Engineering Week (9-18 March). Although we didn’t get to leave the atmosphere to sample the amusing bouches, we did get to meet someone who has: Britain’s first astronaut Helen Sharman. Whether we were chowing down on the Mars … Continue reading National Science & Engineering Week
Some stellar news for you music lovin’ gadget fiends here, Arcam (who really, really enjoy the fact they are based in Cambridge) has introduced its latest and highest performing Digital to Analog Converter to date; the Arcam FMJ D33 SuperDAC at a cost of er…just £2000. Don’t worry, it’s awesome, and it can certainly work … Continue reading Arcam FMJ D33 SuperDAC: Underneath the glam
There are some people to whom gaming is not just a game. You know who you are. And you know deep down that it’s *just* a game right? You can have a really engaging round of tiddlywinks if you have the right people. I know you’re shaking your head in disgust so I’ll tell what … Continue reading Alienware X51: Big things in a small package
In a nice move to celebrate its 60th birthday, earlier this week Elipson announced that it is honouring the landmark models that have shaped its history leading a market centred around the fusion of lifestyle design and high quality audio engineering. So, the first Elipson speaker to do very well on said market was the … Continue reading Elipson relaunch tribute to BS50 loudspeaker design
Now here’s a problem I’d like to have. You have just under 300 quid burning a hole in my pocket and want to buy a present for the woman who has everything – including the new iPhone 4S The answer to the problem would be? The Capulet Wristlet for the iPhone. This designer piece from … Continue reading £300 to spare? How about a wallet for your iPhone 4S?
I’m sure I’m surprising exactly no one by being a writer who’s into coffee so my delight at seeing the Scanomat Top Brewer was a predictable as the slew of “lose weight in the new year” articles I’m going to write when this is done. But in all fairness, the Scanomat Top Brewer is an … Continue reading Scanomat Top Brewer: The future of coffee?
I’ve never been a fan of the phrase “style over substance”, in tech reviews as style (and in this context more specifically design) is such an important part of technology. To quote Buffon as people always do in these situations, “Le style c’est l’homme même”. So when I read that Elipson’s stylish high-end speakers were … Continue reading Elipson Planet L: “Le style c’est Elipson même”