Author Archive

Oct 7, 2010

Panasonic MW-20 adds a new twist to the photo frame – music!

Posted by in Digital Photo Frames, Gadgets, Panasonic, Photos
Panasonic MW-20 multimedia photo frame

Are you one of those people who has a bedroom full of tech bits and bobs like digital photo frames, a Hi Fi, iPod docks, a clock radio? Well how about if you could roll them all up into one (reasonably) handy device? Panasonic may have the answer to your prayers with the new Panasonic […]


Oct 6, 2010

Everything you wanted to know about Google TV

Posted by in Google, Internet TV, Manufacturer, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
Google TV

Google TV has finally been announced in full, with Google launching the brand new Google TV site and Logitech showing off the first ever Google TV Set Top Box. Next week will see Sony showing off the first ever HDTV with integrated Google TV, meaning the Web has finally come to the best screen in […]


Oct 4, 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab release date and price revealed

Posted by in Tablets
Samsung Galaxy Tab

So we finally get a date for the long awaited Samsung Galaxy Tab, the first real opposition to Apple’s ipad. Announced on Samsung’s UK Twitter account, the Galaxy Tab will be “available on all major networks from November 1st” so while we know of both Three and Vodafone handing the device, it appears Orange, O2 […]


Oct 4, 2010

Next Tablet – the oddest product in tech history!

Posted by in Tablets
Next tablet

In one of the technology world’s oddest announcements, Next have announced they are releasing an Android tablet in time for the Christmas market. Yes that’s Next, not NeXT – clothing not computing. While the idea of a NeXT tablet would no doubt get some ageing NeXTstep fans steaming up their glasses, this is a tablet […]


Oct 1, 2010

Flip UltraHD preview – still the perfect pocket-cam?

Posted by in Camcorder, Gadgets, Portable Gadgets, Video and TV
Flip UltraHD Review

The Flip Video pocket camcorder has been with us a for a while now, but it’s just been given a bit of a revamp, and emerged as the new Flip UltraHD range. There are two models in the 2010 UltraHD range – the UltraHD 1hr and UltraHD 2hr, but there’s more than recording time to […]


Sep 30, 2010

10 things Android does better than an iPad

Posted by in Choose My Gadget, Featured, Gadgets, Tablets
Android phones

This Christmas the social gadgeteer has so many exciting bits of tech to choose from, you may not know which way to turn. From 3D HDTVs, Google’s amazing Google TV, new Xboxes, social cameras and more, it’s a tough choice to work out just how to spend the hard earned fruits of your labours. So […]


Sep 22, 2010

Microsoft finally brings the Zune HD to the UK

Posted by in MP3 Players, Music Services, Portable Gadgets
Zune HD in black

It’s certainly an announcement many didn’t expect but Microsoft has finally decided to bring to the UK its (admittedly rather good) portable jukebox, Zune HD. Microsoft made the strange decision a while ago to keep the Zune family stateside, but now, after being on sale in the US for over a year, the Zune is […]


Sep 21, 2010

Dual-core Nvidia-powered HTC Tablet on its way

Posted by in Tablets
HTC Tablet

It’s the news many have been waiting for – HTC, possibly Taiwan’s coolest phone maker, are looking to enter the Android tablet race in early 2011. HTC are rightly seen as Android’s quality benchmark device manufacturer, so we can expect any device bearing their name will be of a high standard. So what does the […]


Sep 21, 2010

Cool media phone but no DLNA or HDMI? HTC Tube to the rescue

Posted by in DLNA, Media Receiver
HTC Tube

Got an awesome Android phone with excellent media capabilites like 720p video recording or HD playback? Ever use them? No? Sure you don’t – just who does want to faff around with memory cards or cables and transfers that take ages? Well HTC hears ya loud and clear, and is bringing out the HTC Tube […]


Sep 20, 2010

Google Music goes cloud to cloud with iTunes

Posted by in Google Music, Music, Music Services
Google Music

Further details are emerging about Google’s forthcoming cloud music service, and it makes for interesting reading. A $25 per year ‘locker’ fee will let you store your songs in the cloud, as well as give you full song previews (none of your 30 seconds here) and heavily integrated social interaction. Let’s take a more detailed […]