Social Media

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 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 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 6, 2010

Deal of the Day: save a bundle on Sonos and the Kymera Magic Wand

Posted by in Deals, Music
Sonos Bundle 150

Looking to save a few quid on the latest Sonos wireless music system, or the Dragons’ own Kymera Magic Wand? Then check out these deals, and save yourself a bundle! Kymera Magic Wand IR Remote Control (As seen on Dragons’ Den) The Kymera is a unique blend of Wiimote-style motion controller and Harry Potter wizardry! […]


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

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 […]


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 […]


Sep 13, 2010

YouTube adds live streaming as Google bets big on TV

Posted by in Google, Internet TV, Video and TV, Videos, YouTube Gadget
YouTube

Taking internet video the next logical step, YouTube are to begin streaming live content under the “Live on YouTube” banner. Initially a test of their live streaming platform, this heralds a major shift in YouTube’s content with on-demand video being joined in the future by a raft of ‘channels’. At present the content is only […]


Sep 8, 2010

5 of the latest photo sharing digital cameras with one-touch photo upload

Posted by in Cameras, Featured, Flickr Gadget, Lists, Photos, Photos, Social Media
KODAK slice

Digital cameras are a huge improvement over their older film-based counterparts, but they have one gigantic drawback: all the pics you take generally end up buried on your hard disk, never to be seen again. Fortunately there’s a solution. The latest generation of digital cameras have all manner of social photo features that let you […]