Gadgets

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 5, 2010

Leaked pictures of Sony’s Google TV – the Sony Bravia NSX-46GT1

Posted by in Coming Soon, Gadgets, HDTV, Internet TV, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Bravia NSX-46GT1 with Google TV

This is the first picture of the Sony Bravia GT1, the first HDTV with Google TV built-in. Sony will officially launch the TV next week, but Best Buy managed to inadvertently show it off through a demo they were doing during a press event last week. We know a fair bit about Google TV – […]


Oct 5, 2010

QNAP NMP-1000P media player offers a geeky alternative to Google TV

Posted by in Ethernet, Flickr Gadget, Gadgets, Media Receiver, Photos, Technology
QNAP NMP-1000p Network Media Player

Media streamers are funny things. So many features to offer, so many files to store, and so many different formats to support. Luckily, QNAP has launched the new QNAP NMP-1000P Network Media Player, which can support pretty much every kind of video and audio format you’ll ever come across, and decode it using a super-quick […]


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 29, 2010

Denon RCD-N7: The iPhone-controllable Wi-Fi Hi-Fi with AirPlay support

Posted by in Apple iTunes, Audio, Music Services, Wireless Stereo Systems
Denon RCD-N7 CD receiver

Denon, the Japanese purveyors of fine hi-fi, have just announced the Denon RCD-N7 “Network CD Receiver”, a name which does nothing to reveal the glorious Appley nature that underlies this beast of a music system. At first glance, it seems to be just a normal CD player and amp, albeit with an iPod dock on […]


Sep 28, 2010

Apple TV, Google TV and 6 other Internet TV players compared: which should you buy?

Posted by in Featured, Internet TV, Media Center, Video and TV
Apple TV Internet TV player

There’s a revolution in TV brewing, with Apple, Google, Boxee, Roku, Sony, TiVo and Western Digital all selling new set top boxes that combine the best features of your HDTV (namely, its screen) with the best features of the Web – plus your own pictures and videos thrown in for good measure. But which system […]


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 […]