Sony Xperia Z1: First Impressions Round Up

Since Sony bought Ericsson’s stake in Sony Ericsson in 2011, the company’s Android handsets have improved significantly, with the new Xperia Z1 the most accomplished to date. Unveiled at this week’s IFA tech show in Berlin, Sony’s new flagship Android handset has a lot going for it: it’s fully waterproof, comes with a gargantuan 20.7 … Continue reading Sony Xperia Z1: First Impressions Round Up

Hands on With Sony Vegas Pro 12

Regular visitors will know that when we’re not writing about gadgets, we’re busy filming them for our YouTube channel. Over the years we’ve experimented with a variety of video editors and for the last few months we’ve been checking out Sony Vegas Pro 12 – which is aimed at the professional end of the market. … Continue reading Hands on With Sony Vegas Pro 12

Top 5 Car Stereos

It’s a rite of passage for any first-time driver to upgrade their car stereo, and with the proliferation of mp3s, streaming services and smartphones there’s never been a better time to buy a new car stereo to use with your new smart device. Whilst car stereos haven’t changed all that much over the past 10 … Continue reading Top 5 Car Stereos

E3 Roundup: XBox One vs Playstation 4 – Price vs. Promising Lineup

Gamers struggling to make a informed decision on whether to buy an Xbox 1 or PS4 this Christmas are not alone – but you will be glad to know both console makers laid their cards on the table at last night’s E3. Both console makers gave a firm launch window of Winter 2013 for Europe … Continue reading E3 Roundup: XBox One vs Playstation 4 – Price vs. Promising Lineup

Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

Wireless AV receivers can be a bit of a mixed bag, especially when it comes to video. High definition resolutions can struggle on typical home setups, particularly if a lot of other devices are using the wireless feed, but in recent times we’ve been impressed by the technology’s adaption to cope with modern standards. Sony … Continue reading Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

Top 5 Gadget Flops

Creating a new piece of technology requires years of research, painstaking development, numerous product designs and a great deal of testing. Vast teams of engineers with boundless experience work tirelessly to produce the latest gadget that aims to revolutionise the way we go about our daily lives. However, not every product is a success, with … Continue reading Top 5 Gadget Flops

Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close

For many people, their phone is now a camera and their music player is now a phone. Doubling up on functions, however, works best when the two purposes are connected. Enter Sony’s new DEV-50V digital recording binoculars. Improving on the previous model, the DEV-50V is almost one third lighter, and with splash and dust resistance … Continue reading Sony DEV-50V Digital Recording Binoculars: Bring Nature Close