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Review: Targus CityLite Security Backpack for Laptops

We need expensive gadgets with us on our travels, but this always comes with an additional risk of theft. Targus CityLite helps you carry all your gear in comfort, while incorporating some additional security measures compared to your everyday laptop backpack. It’s made from 300D polyester which is water-resistant and seems high quality. As backpacks go, the CityLite looks good but somewhat ...[Read More]

Review: Ember Mug² – Temperature Controlled Beverages

Ember Mug² lets you enjoy your favourite hot drink at a constant temperature that you can control from a smartphone app. While Ember’s range includes 14 oz and travel versions, we’ve been enjoying our cuppa from the 10oz (295ml) size. This model comes in a choice of black, white or special edition copper colours. Inside the box you get the mug, saucer, power adapter and a getting start...[Read More]

Review: Samsonite Magnum Spinner 4-Wheel Medium Suitcase

The name Samsonite needs no introduction as they’ve been a top name in high quality luggage for many years now. Today we take a look at their Magnum Spinner zip-less suitcase which has a tough polypropylene shell and 4 spinning wheels. Available in the choice of 3 sizes including 38L and 104L versions, we evaluated the medium-sized 80 litre capacity. The first thing that stood out to us was ...[Read More]

Review: Digoo DG-YS44 Sonic Toothbrush

DG-YS44 is a rechargeable electric toothbrush, but not the usual rotating head variety. Instead it vibrates the bristles at up to 550 times per second, potentially removing twice as much plaque. The device is completely waterproof and seems sturdy and well made. It comes with an instruction leaflet, charging stand and a couple of push-on brush heads. As recommended in the instructions we first put...[Read More]

Review: Roku Premiere 2019 Streaming TV Player

Roku have recently updated their streaming player line-up for the UK. Today we’re checking out the latest Roku Premiere – a simple and inexpensive way to stream HD, 4K Ultra HD or even 4K HDR content to your TV. While Roku’s Streaming Stick+ offers similar functionality by plugging directly into the TV’s HDMI port, the Premiere is a small box designed to be stuck under your...[Read More]

2019 Razer Gaming Accessory Round-Up

Most gamers will already be familiar with accessories from well-known brand Razer. Having had the chance to try out some of their latest products, today we’ll give you a quick summary of what we thought. I’ll preface this round-up by saying that Razer didn’t get their great reputation from selling cheap rubbish. These products are a little pricey, but have all been well designed ...[Read More]

Review: Polaroid Pop 2.0 Instant Print Digital Camera

Back in the day you needed to wait to get a look at your photos – filling your roll of 36 shots and then bringing it to the pharmacy to get them developed. It was at this time that Polaroid made their name selling their iconic self-developing Instamatic camera. Fast forward to 2019 and we now have Polaroid Pop – an integrated digital camera and printer that delivers these same kind of ...[Read More]

Review: Blitzwolf BW-VP1 Video Projector

The current selling price of Blitzwolf’s BW-VP1 video projector is $85.99 – significantly less than the thousands you’d typically pay for a top-of-the-line projector. Can those on a budget really expect a projector costing this amount of money to satisfy their needs? One way Blitzwolf keeps their costs down is packaging, with the projector coming in a plain green and white cardbo...[Read More]

Review: Orico F4U-U3 USB 3.0 4-Port Transparent Hub

Orico’s F4U-U3 4 port hub allows you to add three additional USB 3.0 ports to your PC or laptop. This hub has a strip of four USB 3.0 ports along the top, with a couple of connection ports located at one end. The main Micro USB Type B port connects the hub to your computer using the included cable. The other optional Micro USB port is for those times you need additional power – if you ...[Read More]

Review: Digoo BB-T2 Professional Hair Clipper

Going to the barber is a distant memory to a balding guy like me. These days a quick once-over with a hair trimmer is all I need. If you’re looking to save a few bucks and cut hair at home then the Digoo BB-T2 is a professional quality hair clipper available for around the price of a single haircut. This rechargeable hair trimmer comes in a cardboard box along with a USB charging cable, clea...[Read More]

Review: Eachine E58 720p WiFi Quadcopter Drone

Along with their huge fun factor, drones allow the capture of aerial footage that would otherwise be prohibitively expensive. For under $60 the Eachine E58 is an attractive little budget quadcopter with integrated 720p camera (a 1080p option is also available). Along with the mini-drone you get an instruction booklet, wireless controller, Micro USB charging cable, 2 spare 3.7V LiPo 500mAh batterie...[Read More]

Salter Metallics 4-Slice Toaster Review

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So when I saw the Salter 4-Slice Toaster I knew I had to have it for the Droid Horizon offices. It has a slick metallic design, with chunky controls, which are easy to use. Even in my half asleep state, I can use it easily. The Salter Polaris 4-Slice Toaster features a striking titanium metallic finish. This makes it fit into any decor, your kitchen...[Read More]