Almost 8 million Brits have broken gadgets in a fit of RAGE, claims survey

Research has revealed that 15 per cent of us have run out patience with our troublesome tech at one time or another and attempted to destroy it as a result! A third of us have become so fed-up by unreliable gadgets that we’ve purchased a completely new device - rather than get it repaired -…

Top 30 Mod Cons: Washing machines and fridge freezers more important than smartphones

Washing machines and fridge freezers have beaten smartphones as the items that are our most prized 'modern conveniences', a new survey shows. Researchers who polled 2,000 UK adults identified the everyday items which have most improved our lives – including sat nav devices, smartphones and electric kettles. Other items to have made things that little…

Quarter of Brits STRUGGLE with new gadgets, claims Which?

A quarter of British adults struggle to get their new gadgets to work. New research from Which? shows that just over one in four (27%) adults who received a tech gift this year at Christmas had problems using their gift. And just over in four (28%) of us were still trying to get their tech up…

Brits are sitting on almost £3.5 billion worth of unused gadgets

Brits are sitting on almost £3.5 billion worth of unused gadgets in their home, a study has found. The average household has old phones, computers, games consoles or TVs gathering dust in drawers, cupboards and even under the stairs, worth around £127 each. UK homes are also hoarding 4.4 million unwanted iPhones and 2.6 million…

Smartech brings Snapchat’s Nico and Veronica £199 camera sunglasses to Selfridges

Innovation store Smartech has announced that Snapchat’s newest camera sunglasses, Nico and Veronica (pictured above), will be available from its flagship store within Selfridges, London. Designed those who love tech and design, both of these latest designs come in glossy black-on-black and now have polarized lenses. With the sunglasses on there is no need to pull…

August launches SWB200 smart activity and fitness tracker for £54.95

August launches affordable, app enabled fitness tracker wristband with OLED display, notifications and 30-day battery life Accurately tracks daily activity including steps, distance, heart rate, blood oxygen, calories burnt and sleep UK based consumer electronics company August International has announced the launch of the SWB200 smart activity tracker. Packed full of features, this app-enabled wristband tracks a…

Feeling SAD? Lumie introduces £125 Shine 300 sleep/wake up light

Let's face it, this time of year can be a little depressing. Summer is over. Everything is getting back to normal and the days are getting shorter once again. For those who are suffering from the effects of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) one option is to get a sleep/wake up light such as this new…

Urbanista unveil Chicago wireless sports earphones

Swedish lifestyle audio brand Urbanista today introduces the latest addition to its wireless sports earphone range. A collaboration of refined sound and elegant lightweight design, the Chicago is billed as any athlete’s perfect sidekick. Featuring specialised 10mm drivers, the Chicago are wireless earphones which are equipped with Urbanista’s unique GoFit tips. The Boost tips are…

Beoplay E8 now available in British Racing Green

Bang & Olufsen has revealed the fourth product of the Special Edition Collection – the Beoplay E8 Racing Green wireless Bluetooth earphones. With its deep, rich green shade, Beoplay E8 Racing Green is inspired by one of the most iconic colours in the car racing world, a colour that has become synonymous with performance, cutting-edge…

Dualit launches limited edition £499 rose gold toaster

Dualit four slot toaster with Rose Gold Finish, £499 Forget white goods! These days if you want the finest kitchen accessories possible then you need to go for something a little more flash - ideally in a colour that complements your iPhone or produced in conjunction with a fashion label. Recently we wrote about SMEG's…