The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Acer have come up with yet another new notebook, which, like its every successor to date, claims to adapt to users’ evolving needs. The Acer Aspire 5755 is, according to the company, the model of perfection being “perfect for unforgettable entertainment, perfect for everyday computing, perfect for smooth multitasking.” Although I have to admit, I … Continue reading The Acer Aspire 5755 notebook – Anything new to aspire to?

Review: Bright Light Ranger and Eton Scorpion

If you go camping, boating or fishing, or indeed need a light at the bottom of the garden, the low-energy ultra-bright LED Bright Light Ranger lamp has been designed for you. Now don’t think this a torch that you can slip in your pocket – it’s a bigger piece of kit – around the size … Continue reading Review: Bright Light Ranger and Eton Scorpion

First look at the Acer GN245HQ 3D monitor

The great thing about being an early adopter is that you are never short of a few friends wanting to coming over and gaze at your shiny new gadget. Dinner party conversation invariably leads to talk about a new app and how it’s ‘changed my life’, only to find another one the following week that … Continue reading First look at the Acer GN245HQ 3D monitor

HP TouchSmart610: Multitouch All-In-One PC

Since the launch of the iPhone, PCs have been comparatively boring. Their designs are dull, you can’t rotate them around and poking the screen just leaves dirty marks. Not anymore – HP noticed this desktop short-coming and created the TouchSmart610. It’s interesting to look at, moves in two directions and has multi-touch compatibility. But, and … Continue reading HP TouchSmart610: Multitouch All-In-One PC

Packard Bell’s HD LED TV: “Actually I preferred to be called Maestro”

Packard Bell, the highly regarded Taiwanese electronics company, have launched their stylish Maestro TV. This HD LED-backlit set is likely to become a focal point of lounges throughout the UK. Owners of old-style box televisions may be interested to hear that the Maestro measures just 19mm in width. Movie lovers can experience all of their … Continue reading Packard Bell’s HD LED TV: “Actually I preferred to be called Maestro”

Acer AT58 LED TV: Pininfarina and Acer combine

Okay, I have to admit that I had to go and Google Pininfarina when I first read the latest press release from Acer. If you are more au fait with Italian car designers, skip this paragraph and go straight to the next. For the rest of you, the company is a hugely influential car designer, … Continue reading Acer AT58 LED TV: Pininfarina and Acer combine

Latest Gadgets round up: John Lewis’ top tips, TomTom Yoda and a USB powerbank

Some awesome things make their way into the Latest Gadgets inbox. Here are just a few. John Lewis invited us to take a look at their Christmas range, despite the blazing heat. There was even a fake snow machine battling valiantly to create atmosphere. Being one of the larger combined online and Bricks & Mortar … Continue reading Latest Gadgets round up: John Lewis’ top tips, TomTom Yoda and a USB powerbank