Gadget Man – Episode 5 – Sparta ION/RX Electric Bike

This week Matt talks about his experiences testing the Sparta ION/RX Electric Bike. Is there a future for electric bikes? Are they a legitimate replacement for Cars or Motorcycles? Have a listen and find out for yourself. If you want to know more about Matt’s review, you can read all about it here.

Thanks again to for providing us with the bike. If you are interested in purchasing an electric bike, James at Justebikes in Leiston on 01728 830 817 or London on 0208 960 9848. He has a vast range of models in his showrooms to suit every taste.

This is no ordinary bike.. This is Sparta!!

Sparta E-Bike from until now, we have been concentrating our Gadget reviews on traditional mobile technology such as Smart Phones and Wearables. However, gadgets aren’t just limited to those which we carry in our pockets or even on our wrists, they can cover a whole range of uses, covering personal, business and pleasure.
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Sony Xperia Z2, a sight to behold!

The Sony Xperia phones have always been a sight to behold, and they run well. But does it keep up with the other phones we’ve reviewed so far? Find out now as, today, we delve into the Sony Xperia Z2.
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Sex and Violence on TV

It’s the 50th anniversary of the 9pm watershed in the UK. What can parents do to stop their children accessing inappropriate programmes in the age of instant online streaming and  video on demand? Listen to Matt talking to Rachel Sloane.

A Perplexing Gadget???

Having received a sparkling electric bike from Just-e-bikes, we are happy to report that controlling an electronically assisted bike is very similar to riding a standard bike, just a lot easier.

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Nokia Lumia 1520 – It will keep your hands full!

Think big! Bigger. No, you’ll have to think bigger than that. Trust me, you’re going to need to be thinking pretty big, because today we’re going to be taking a look at one of the biggest smart phones currently on the market – the Nokia Lumia 1520. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 1520 – It will keep your hands full!

Gadget Man – Episode 4 – Nokia Lumia 1520 vs HTC One M8 – Camera Comparison

This week, Matt wraps up his week using the Nokia Lumia 1520 and HTC One M8 phones as possible replacements for cameras.

Both amazing and beautifully crafted in their own right top end smartphones, it was difficult separating them as they had individual show stopping features.

The Nokia has a simply breathtaking 6 inch screen with amazing camera, the HTC is unbelievably well made and has incredible sound or ‘Boom Sound’ as HTC call it.

If you are looking for  great camera-phone, either will suit your needs, but don’t put away your dedicated camera just yet.

Listen in to find out more.

Thanks to  Nina at Hope & Glory, Nadine at Axicom and Jaycee at Kazoo for the providing us with review devices.

Lot’s of reviews to look forward to

We’ve lots of gadgets lined up for the next few weeks both on Mark Murphy’s show on Radio Suffolk and also here on our web site.

On Monday, we wrap up our review on Nokia’s Lumia 1520 and HTC One M8 and find out if they are worthy competition for the Camera.

We are currently testing four very different products. Listen and look out for reviews on the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 12.2 and the Motorola Moto G smart phone.

Also, watch out if you are driving around the lanes of Ipswich and Waldringfield over the next couple of weeks!!! Matt begins testing the Sparta RX Plus, eBike, kindly supplied from justebikes, who have stores in Leiston, Suffolk and Portobello Road in London.  Matt is looking forward to getting some much needed fresh air!!

Smart Phones, Smart Watches & You!

Our last couple of articles have been focusing on the latest in a trend of ‘smart’ technology – smart watches. A common trend that follows with each of these pieces of technology is the dependency on a phone device to adapt or maintain it. In today’s article, we’re going to take a break from reviews to discuss just how this system works, and why it’s both a negative, and positive attribute of the new devices.
To keep things clear, we’re only going to be discussing the two smart watch systems that we have previously reviewed, mostly for contextual clarity – the Samsung Gear 2 and the Sony SmartWatch 2. Continue reading Smart Phones, Smart Watches & You!

Gadget Man Episode 3 – Sony Smartwatch 2 plus Lumia 1520 vs HTC One M8

This week we find out how Matt got on wearing the Sony Smartwatch 2. Matt introduces the 6 Inch!!! Nokia Lumia 1520 and HTC One M8 and asks the question ‘Are smartphones ready to replace cameras?’. Wrapping up with discussion of ‘Yo!’ the app.

Thanks to Laura at Citizen Relations,  Nina at Hope & Glory and Nadine at Axicom for the providing the above devices!

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