Gadgets

Nov 23, 2010

LG brings Twitter to your Telly without annoying the TV networks

Posted by in HDTV, Internet TV, Video and TV

LG has launched nine apps for its range of Internet-enabled TVs that attempt to bring more of the Web to your TV. Although not exactly anywhere as comprehensive as Google TV’s offering, LG’s apps bring such things as the BBC iPlayer, Google Maps, Facebook and Twitter to your LG TV, which at least makes your […]


Nov 11, 2010

How to create your own personal Flickr

Posted by in Gadgets, Network Attached Storage, Photos
Flickr Logo

Sharing photos online is the perfect way for your friends and family to see your latest exploits. But what if you don’t want them to see all of your photos? What if you want your family to see some of your photos, while your friends get to see a whole lot more? Online photo sites […]


Nov 4, 2010

5 of the best Internet Hi-Fis and Wireless Sound Systems

Posted by in Audio, Choose My Gadget, Lists, Music, Wireless Stereo Systems
Sony CMTMX750Ni DAB Micro HiFi

Internet Hi-Fis and Wirelss Sound Systems have evolved from the old Hi-Fis of yesterday. Whereas yesterday’s Hi-Fis used to have cassette tapes and record decks, today’s are high quality iPod docks, MP3 streamers and complete Interent music systems. But tracking down the best of these Internet Hi-Fis is not easy. Some are simply gimmicks, with […]


Nov 2, 2010

Is the Creative Zen Touch 2 PMP over-featured?

Posted by in Portable Gadgets
Creative Zen Touch 2

Meet the new Creative Zen Touch 2, a social media player from Creative that really really wants to be a mobile phone, but like the Scarecrow of the Wizard of Oz, hasn’t the gubbins to do so. At its heart, the Zen Touch 2 is a PMP, capable of playing both music and video, which […]


Nov 1, 2010

ViewSonic 3DV5 – the super-cheap way to get started with 3D video

Posted by in Camcorder, Gadgets, Portable Gadgets, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
ViewSonic 3DV5 pocket camcorder

The Viewsonic 3DV5 pocket camcorder is a new entrant to the pocket YouTube camcorder market that has a nifty trick up its sleeve – it can shoot in 3D. Looking not unlike every other pocket camcorder that lets you shoot video and upload it easily to video sites such as YouTube, the 3DV5 not only […]


Oct 27, 2010

Western Digital TV Live Hub – the last of the Media Streamers?

Posted by in Gadgets, Media Receiver, Video and TV
Western Digital TV Live Hub

Western Digital have announced the new WD TV Live Hub, a media streamer with a whopping 1TB of storage. The Live Hub will stream any of your content from your PC or Mac to your HDTV thanks to its support for DLNA, while its impressive specs mean it can stream 1080p HD video from any […]


Oct 26, 2010

Video: Hands-on preview of the new Sony Google TV

Posted by in Gadgets, HDTV, Internet TV, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Internet TV with Google review

I was away last week at BlogWorld in Las Vegas, where one of the sponsors was Sony, who were showing off their brand new Sony Internet TV with Google. Fortunately I happened to have my camcorder on me, and so, after apologising to Dinesh, the Sony rep, for ambushing him, I managed to get a […]


Oct 22, 2010

Samsung develops its own rival to Google TV and Apple TV

Posted by in Coming Soon, Internet TV, Rumours, Video and TV
Samsung Bada TV

Smart TVs have suddenly become very big news, with both Google and Apple slugging it out to be the king of the app-enabled Web TV. But they won’t have it all their own way, though – not if Samsung has anything to do with it. The South Korean electronics giant is working on bringing its […]


Oct 8, 2010

Logitech Revue Review – 9 things you need to know before you buy it

Posted by in Featured, Gadgets, Internet TV, Media Center, Music, Video and TV
Google TV and the Logitech Revue

The Logitech Revue is the first Set Top Box (STB) to feature the wonderful new Google TV. But does it work as well as the hype suggests it does? Can you really install Android apps from the Android marketplace on your TV, and can you control your TV with your Android phone? More importantly, will […]


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 […]