What You Should Be Doing to Make Gadgets Last Longer

Technology can help you to do many things in life, but it can also be expensive. You can spend a lot of money on a smartphone or a laptop, and then it might only last a handful of years. If you want to avoid replacing your gadgets regularly, you need to take care of them…

Navigate around dog poo with the new Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner

Robotic vacuum cleaner company iRobot has announced a new model. Powered by what the company calls iRobot Genius 3.0, and featuring PrecisionVision Navigation, the Roomba j7+ is designed to get smarter with each use. The robot learns how best to navigate your floors, remembering specific rooms and certain furniture, to clean where it’s most needed.…

What are some of the top gadgets in 2021?

SMARTPHONE: APPLE IPHONE 12  Are you a PC or a Mac? It's that old advert from around a decade ago, but the sentiment has never changed. People still divide themselves into separate technology camps and insist their choices are superior. Who knows, maybe they're right, certainly every product has its strengths and weaknesses.  Still, in…

Parents spending £1000 on children’s tech this Xmas

Parents are expected to spend nearly £1,000 on their children's tech this Christmas. Nearly half of children are hoping for the brand-new PlayStation 5 which retails at almost £450, while 43 per cent have their fingers crossed for a set of Apple AirPods which sell for around £160. A third of children have a new…

Withings ScanWatch can help monitor COVID-19 symptoms

After gaining approval for medical use, Withings has announced the European availability of its ScanWatch to the general public - a device that can measure low blood oxygen levels present during COVID-19 and other illnesses. Developed by cardiologists and sleep experts, it is believed to be the world's first clinically validated hybrid smartwatch to detect…

Brits now spend more on tech than on utilities

The average adult will cough up nearly £1million in bills over their lifetime - and now spends more on tech than they do on utilities, a study has found. Research polling 2,000 UK adults found they will spend a total of £926,720 on gas, electricity, water, their phone and other bills during the course of…

Polaroid launches £81.99 Hi-Print printer

Polaroid has launched a new £81.99 pocket printer. Called the Polaroid Hi-Print, it uses the dye-sublimation process for fade-proof prints.   Claiming to bridge the gap between instant photography and digital creativity, the printer is designed to turn photos, screenshots and the digital world of your smartphone into high-quality, 2 x 3 inch credit card-sized,…

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion

Brits are sitting on gadgets worth £16.5 billion they no longer use – and it could DROP in value by £3.5 billion over the next year. Researchers found the typical adult has a staggering £598 worth of superfluous gadgets - simply collecting dust and cluttering their homes. But during the past year, smart phones, computers,…

Brits spend week a year tracking their own behaviour

  Data driven Brits spend the equivalent of a WHOLE WEEK of each year tracking and analysing their behaviour, according to research.A survey of 2,000 adults revealed we typically use analytical apps and devices to monitor six parts of our lives. More than half (51 per cent) monitor their steps and movement, with 39 per…

Designers create smart boat complete with all mod cons

Always wanted to live on a boat but put off by lack of mod cons? Then how about this smart boat which comes with the latest tech innovations including smart kettle, robot vacuum cleaner and a video doorbell. Seafarers can take a break and enjoy a warming cup of tea without even flicking a switch…