Is it a plane, is it a bird? No it’s a Sky Car

We’re overrun in our house with remote control cars, so something has to be pretty special to grab out attention. Enter the Sky Car – is it it a car? Is it a helicopter – well, yes, it’s both! This is a neat little piece of kit (it measures just 19x8x9cm) -– get it out … Continue reading Is it a plane, is it a bird? No it’s a Sky Car

SmartControl Motion: Wave hello to your new remote control

Universal remote controls have long been a part of our lives and I for one definitely remember the magic of being able to control the TV and the VCR (just saying VCR feels like it sprays my face with wrinkles) with just the one remote and how cool that was. I even remember one of … Continue reading SmartControl Motion: Wave hello to your new remote control

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

Top Christmas gifts for kids

Okay, so we all know children get far too many presents these days, but hey, it’s Christmas, so here’s a few ideas for gadgets for kids of all ages. Hello Kitty fans will love the Samsung Tic Toc MP3 player, which comes in a special edition Hello Kitty version. At less than 4cm long, this … Continue reading Top Christmas gifts for kids

IOGEAR’s HTPC wireless keyboards: A new type of remote control?

As technology and gadgets are becoming progressively smaller, the latest device to get a miniature makeover is a wireless keyboard – or two to be precise – designed to making navigating your HTPC a more luxurious experience. The GKM571R and the GKM581R are elegantly designed, the former so elegant in fact that it can fit … Continue reading IOGEAR’s HTPC wireless keyboards: A new type of remote control?

Remote control battle: Logitech Harmony 300i vs Kymera Wand

Anniversaries with lovers are fraught with danger- forget them when you’ve been with someone for a long time and you get accused of not caring anymore. Make too much out of them with someone new and you’re accused of being too ‘serious’ (whatever that means). Fortunately, here at Latest Gadgets we are simpler beasts and … Continue reading Remote control battle: Logitech Harmony 300i vs Kymera Wand

Will ‘Magic Wands’ replace traditional remote control?

Without even mentioning Harry Potter, wand remote controls used to be the stuff of fantasy. Not any more. Whether or not you think it’s a gimmick, you cannot deny their appeal. Already proving popular, the Kymera Wand flew off the shelves at Christmas. This £50 magic wand remote control was created by two British inventors … Continue reading Will ‘Magic Wands’ replace traditional remote control?