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Renault Twizy – 2 seats, all electric and bags of fun

Over the past summer months, we’ve been getting lots of fresh air testing electric bikes. With the British Summer just about to give up on us, returning us to the dreary wet days of Autumn, we were just able to squeeze in a review of an electric vehicle which is more comfortable in sunnier climates. We’re talking about the Renault Twizy. Continue reading Renault Twizy – 2 seats, all electric and bags of fun

Gadget Man – Episode 12 – Nokia Lumia 2520 and Nokia Lumia 630

Over the past few weeks, we have been testing the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet and Nokia Lumia 630 smart phone. Both excellent devices in their categories; Matt talks to Mark Murphy about them Mark gets hands on.

Nokia Lumia 630, your brightly coloured little friend

Nokia have always pushed the envelope with their Lumia devices. Right from the beginning their signature polycarbonate around clear black screens have always given these services a feeling of quality. Now they are owned by Microsoft and the 630 is one of the first devices to be released following being absorbed into the Seattle technology giant. Continue reading Nokia Lumia 630, your brightly coloured little friend

Batribike Granite Pro, two tone kerb appeal that throttles the competition

Continuing on our series of electric bike reviews, we took delivery of a wonderful looking Granite Pro  from UK based electric bike manufacturer Batribike.  It seems the British company has a very handy card up their sleeves when it comes to building electric bikes, read on to find out. Continue reading Batribike Granite Pro, two tone kerb appeal that throttles the competition

Gadget Man – Episode 10 – GoPro Hero3+ and Sony Actioncam HDR-AS30V

This week we chat about the GoPro Hero3+ Black Edition and the Sony Actioncam HDR-AS30V, both high end waterproof ‘sports cameras’ and both with their own unique features.

HUGE!! Thanks to Sammy Browning at HotWirePR and Abby Kidd at Consolidated PR for being so helpful in supplying us with the units to test.

An excerpt of Gadget Man was recorded by the GoPro Hero 3+ and is shown below.

 

 

Gadget Man Episode 9 – iRobot Roomba 880

This week we have been looking at the iRobot Roomba 880 vacuum cleaner. This is a FABULOUS appliance, we are still bowled over at the amazing effectiveness of this cleaner. Both Matt’s office carpet and his carpets at home have never been SO CLEAN!

We will be writing a full review on the Roomba over the next few days, in the meantime. Listen below to Matt and Mark discussing the most amazing gadget!!

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition, how high can your expectations fly?

Look anywhere in the news at the moment and you can be sure to find something written about ‘Drones’. Be it military, commercial or one of the many models aimed at the home market. The drone we have for review is the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0. Continue reading Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Power Edition, how high can your expectations fly?

Sony Smartwatch 2 – Did it miss the mark?

In our previous smart watch review, we took a look at the Samsung Gear 2, trying to work out just how much of a novelty the device was. It had a price tag that easily hit above its weight, with some reaching as far as £279.99. Today, we’re going to look at a cheaper, much more logical progression into the smart watch genre, but we are faced with a different dilemma; is this not worth even £100? It’s time to look at the Sony SmartWatch 2. Continue reading Sony Smartwatch 2 – Did it miss the mark?