XPS 18 – Dell’s Thinnest and Lightest All-in-One

What do you get when you cross a laptop with a desktop PC and a tablet? If you’re imagining a bit of a mess, then you’d be completely on the wrong tracks, because that is just what Dell’s new XPS 18 is. All the portability of a laptop, with the trappings of a tablet and … Continue reading XPS 18 – Dell’s Thinnest and Lightest All-in-One

Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

It may have taken more than a few years for the penny to drop, but finally Microsoft has released its own tablet contender to take on the more established iPad and Android heavyweights. Has Surface, running Windows 8 RT, got what it takes to compete? Many reviewers it seems, have their shovels poised for some … Continue reading Microsoft Surface: Review of reviews

Baby it’s cold outside: Winter warmer gadgets

I don’t know about down South but in Manchester it’s wet, freezing and miserable. What happened to autumn this year? With the onset of the cold weather and the gloomy prospect of it only getting colder and colder, who can blame us for turning to mulled wine and chocolates for comfort? There are however other, … Continue reading Baby it’s cold outside: Winter warmer gadgets

What Makes the Perfect Tablet?

As Toshiba unveils its new Excite 13 tablet, its latest offering has stirred discussion among critics about what it is exactly that makes a tablet a tablet. At 13 inches, the Excite 13’s screen is bigger than the Apple iPad’s 10 inches, and rivals Apple’s smaller laptops. Critics agree that, while 10 inches is big … Continue reading What Makes the Perfect Tablet?

Gigaset launches SL910A the UK’s first touchscreen phone

Thanks largely to the influence of Apple’s iPhone, buttons on  mobile phones are rapidly becoming a thing of the past. Now German manufacturer Gigaset hopes to kick-start this buttonless trend in the home telephone market by launching a range of state of the art cordless touchscreen phones, dubbed the SL910A. Strongly influenced by the latest … Continue reading Gigaset launches SL910A the UK’s first touchscreen phone

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet

Being as light as a feather, non-slip, scratch resistant and pump-proof, at last there is a robust and sturdy tablet designed for ‘real life’. And given the Eee Pad Transformer’s multitude of features and uses, nobody can accuse ASUS of not considering ‘life’s demands’, when designing this extraordinary and portable tablet. Although mentioning all of … Continue reading ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Tablet

Torque Digital Cordless Telephone: It’s good to Torque

Poor old landline phones – we’re all so busy admiring the latest gadgetry delights on offer from the likes of HTC and Apple, that sometimes we forget about them. I have to admit that while I have a lovely shiny iPhone in a beautiful leather case, my landline phone is the cheapest one I could … Continue reading Torque Digital Cordless Telephone: It’s good to Torque

iTablet 10.1″ Windows 7 touchscreen computing

The iPad revolutionised the flagging tablet market with an inspirationally simple approach. AHX Global has noticed this success and decided to set off in the completely opposite direction. The company’s iTablet device crams a fully-functional Windows 7 operating system onto a diminutive 10.1-inch tablet form. Will it work? AHX Global, the company taking on Apple’s … Continue reading iTablet 10.1″ Windows 7 touchscreen computing