Scosche boomBottle: Rugged Outdoor Speakers

Fresh water’s all well and good but what if you’re cycling, hiking or camping and want a fresh beat. Well you’re probably in the 1987, which was the last time when anyone used the term “fresh beat” unironically (and incidentally when the Simpsons was first aired). But on the off-chance you’re not a time traveller … Continue reading Scosche boomBottle: Rugged Outdoor Speakers

Crosskase Solar 15: Take the power back (pack)

We sometimes have a little snigger to ourselves when we read about solar gadgets – usually because we look outside the window and see that it’s raining again – but as the sun is shining as I write this, let me introduce you to the Crosskase Solar 15 Backpack. If you’re planning on doing a … Continue reading Crosskase Solar 15: Take the power back (pack)

Go Pro HD Hero2: An action-packed sequel

How do you sequel one of the toughest, ruggedest cameras on the market? With the HD Hero2 Camera, GoPro decided to just double everything – power, resolution and field-of-width (well, it’s a bit wider, but not double). The new Hero 2 uses a better camera sensor and a twice-as-powerful processor to capture Full HD video … Continue reading Go Pro HD Hero2: An action-packed sequel

Frankfurt Motorshow: Ford shows off the technology coming to its 2012 ranges

The Frankfurt Motorshow finally closed yesterday after a gargantuan two and a half-week run at the Frankfurt Messe. We were given the opportunity to go the Frankfurt Motorshow – not only were we invited, we were expected to drive one of Ford’s new Focus Estate’s from Paris to Frankfurt. On our journey we took in … Continue reading Frankfurt Motorshow: Ford shows off the technology coming to its 2012 ranges

GoKart launches ‘psychic’ electric golf trolley

The electric golf trolley used to be a sign of advancing years. It was the signal to everyone else that your days of lugging a golf bag over your shoulder or pushing a trolley uphill are now over thank you very much. It is that time when you are on, what many people term, as … Continue reading GoKart launches ‘psychic’ electric golf trolley

ViewRanger: An essential publishing tool for guide authors

Back in the dark ages, getting lost in a foreign land was all part of the fun of travel. I still remember walking around an Arab souk in Morocco for hours and hours getting nowhere fast. These days technology has taken all the fun out of it. Still, I suppose it gives you that much … Continue reading ViewRanger: An essential publishing tool for guide authors

Pioneer’s Appradio makes your dash even more dashing.

It was inevitable. It had to come eventually and now it has. In car audio has officially gone mobile. Pioneer, never one to shirk its responsibilities, has been the first out of the blocks to fully integrate a smart phone into an in car audio system. The Appradio is a WVGA 6.1” touch screen radio … Continue reading Pioneer’s Appradio makes your dash even more dashing.