EE Kestrel

EE Kestrel review: A surprisingly good 4G Android for just £99

Handset supplied by EE EE’s first own-brand smartphone is one of the lowest-priced 4G handsets on the market. The Kestrel delivers a surprising amount for a super-budget Android device, but has some tough competition even at £99. Manufactured by Huawei, the Kestrel is actually a rebranded Huawei Ascend G6 with a downgraded camera – but…

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Holly BrockwellEE Kestrel review: A surprisingly good 4G Android for just £99

Advent Tegra Note 7 seven inch tablet review

Product type: Android tablet PC Price as reviewed: £129 Nowadays, choosing a budget Android tablet isn't an easy task, as there's so many models to choose from, with Tesco's Hudl and Google's Nexus 7 two great examples at either end of the spectrum. And looking to make the whole process easier is Advent, with its…

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NicholasFearnAdvent Tegra Note 7 seven inch tablet review

Archos 45 Titanium smartphone review

Product type: Android smartphone Price as reviewed: £100 Over the years Archos has primarily been known for manufacturing and selling tablet style entertainment devices. However, this has now changed with the firm grabbing a slice of the mobile market with its very own range of Android smartphones like this budget-orientated offering, the 45 Titanium. Design…

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NicholasFearnArchos 45 Titanium smartphone review

Lenovo IdeaTab S5000 review

Type: Android tablet PC Price as reviewed: £220 Lenovo as a brand are still probably best known for their laptops rather than their tablets. That said, now could be the time to make their mark with their seven inch screen IdeaTab S5000, which clearly has its eyes on the likes of the Google Nexus 7…

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NicholasFearnLenovo IdeaTab S5000 review

Archos 101 XS 2 review

Type: Android Jelly Bean tablet PC Price as reviewed: £200+ Archos seems to be obsessed with churning out new tablets and media devices. One of their latest models is the 10inch screen 101 XS 2 - an Android tablet that sports the added extra of a keyboard docking station, perfect for those who literally live…

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NicholasFearnArchos 101 XS 2 review

HTC One Max review

Type: Android phablet Price as reviewed: £500 Things have been tricky for HTC over the past few years - mainly due to competition from rivals such as Samsung and Apple. Anyhow, despite this, they have managed to create possibly one of the world's sexiest Android smartphones - the One. And now we have a much…

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NicholasFearnHTC One Max review

HANDS-ON: Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest fly the Parrot AR Drone 2.0

Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest went along to a rather unusual preview event in London last night and got an exclusive hands-on with the Parrot AR Drone 2.0, a crazily advanced, huge and super fast iPad/iPhone controlled helicopter. Gerald Lynch, the editor of Tech Digest, wrote up his thoughts about Parrot's latest Drone, which we…

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Becca CaddyHANDS-ON: Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest fly the Parrot AR Drone 2.0

REVIEW: Knomo Cholet 13" laptop bag ideal for your tech accessories

I've been looking for a bag that'll fit all of my random bits of technology as well as stupid amounts of make-up, an umbrella, a spare bag... The list could go on and on as I'm such a hoarder. Of course you can go with a normal bag, but chances are it'll break under the…

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Becca CaddyREVIEW: Knomo Cholet 13" laptop bag ideal for your tech accessories

Gorgeous retro concept watches on Tokyoflash

Showing you beautiful watches that haven't actually been made seems a bit cruel - but the joy of these concept watches and blue-tooth receivers from TokyoFlash is that some of them will get made, depending on user feedback... The idea behind Japanese jewellry-cum-gadget site TokyoFlash is that viewers and fans rate each product design (Would…

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Anna LeachGorgeous retro concept watches on Tokyoflash

Viewsonic launches powerful but light ViewBook range

Laptop makers ViewSonic released a new range of computers today, ViewBooks. Targeted at users on-the-move, the ViewBooks are thin and light but aim to be powerful, all-purpose computers. More unusually at the portable computer end of the market, the 12.1", 13.3" and 14" ViewBooks and the 13.3" ViewBook Pro run Windows 7. (Many cheaper netbooks…

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Anna LeachViewsonic launches powerful but light ViewBook range

SodaStream relaunches: sleeker and greener

Classic kitchen gadget, the SodaStream, which has fizzed up drinks in homes since the 70s, is back in a sleek new version. The SodaStream of 2009 comes in different colours (chrome, red and white) with a new emphasis on being eco-friendly and health-conscious. Very late noughties. The strapline is still an original 70s gem though…

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Anna LeachSodaStream relaunches: sleeker and greener

Review: Roberts Revival Cath Kidston DAB electric flower limited edition radio

Cath Kidston is well known for her quirky floral styles and is a popular choice for celebrity clothing. However, it seems she's not content with just conquering the clothing world, moving into the tech market too. She's teamed up with radio company Roberts on two occasions now to bring us DAB radio with style and…

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Andrea PetrouReview: Roberts Revival Cath Kidston DAB electric flower limited edition radio

T-Mobile apologises for "shoddy service" on mobile broadband service

Mobile broadband dongles have been around for a while now, going from a business buy to a household necessity. Over the past year many deals have sprung up offering free laptops with mobile broadband contracts, which would in my eyes suggest that these are set to replace the standard wireless connection and work just as…

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Andrea PetrouT-Mobile apologises for "shoddy service" on mobile broadband service

Short term HDTV test: The LG LCD 42LH5000

Despite having written about HDTVs for a long time, and even compiling an in depth guide to buying one, I've never had my hands on one for longer than a week. This all changed when LG delivered the delightful looking LG 42LH5000 to my house to my (and my flatmates) unequivocal delight. But once I'd…

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Zara RabinowiczShort term HDTV test: The LG LCD 42LH5000

Shiny Headphone review: Sennheiser PMX 80 Sport II

Way back in March I told you all about 5 new sporty models from Sennhesier and I've been dutifully putting the PMX 80 Sport 11 through its paces to see if it can stand up to the rough and ready confines of my gym bag plus the large amount of acidic sweat that's an inevitable…

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Zara RabinowiczShiny Headphone review: Sennheiser PMX 80 Sport II

Shiny Review: AKG 430 headphones

The latest pair of headphones to grace my desk are the delightful AKG 430s. This is a relatively new brand to the market, but seeing as these 'phones are backed by Harmon Kardon of in car sound stereo fame, you could generally guess that creating high quality sound would be an important aspect to these.…

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Zara RabinowiczShiny Review: AKG 430 headphones