Gadgets

The Speed Trap: Are Retailers Informing Consumers Enough About Electric Scooters

Electric scooters are more in demand than ever before. With people looking for public transport alternatives, the electric scooter has risen to the surface as a popular solution for commuting. Unfortunately, they are not a road-legal solution but are retailers doing enough to inform consumers of this fact? Surge In Electric Scooter Popularity People don’t much like the idea of being...

Huawei FreeBuds Studio Review: The ANC Christmas Challenger

Huawei FreeBuds Studio
How do I open this review? Do I go with the “saturated headphone market” approach? Maybe it’s more of a “Huawei plugging the gaps in the consumer market” because of the whole Trump and China thing? What ever way I open it, was really matters here is that Huawei has produced a pair of over-ear headphones and given the...

The Couchmaster Lapdesk Review: A Piece Of Tech You Didn’t Know You Needed

Earlier this year I wrote about working from home and keeping your work spaces separate to your rest spaces. I live in a one bed apartment so that’s a real challenge for me. What I’ve tried to do is make different workspaces where I can. I’ve got a desk from Flying Elephant which is my primary work space. I’ve...

What’s The Best iPhone 12 Charger To Buy?

Anker iPhone 12 charger
I’m not best happy about this scenario that Apple puts you in as a consumer. They should be providing the minimum bits and bobs in the box for your day to day running of your phone. But Apple has decided to remove charging bricks from all new iPhones sold. They claims this is for the environment but I have...

Apple, iPhone and the Emperor’s New Clothes: Why Does Noone Criticise Apple?

iphone cables becoming e-waste
You might not think it, but I'm actually quite a fan of Apple. I'm typing this on my MacBook. I use Apple Sidecar to make my iPad a second screen so I can research and write at the same time. Apple products can be brilliant, but they can also be their fair share of crap. For example, nothing bores...

JBL Club One Review: Can A Value Brand Delve Into High-end?

JBL club one review
When you get to review as many things as I do you have to challenge a lot of your own perceptions. Getting around brands is one of the toughest things. Big brand names can product terrible products while smaller brands can produce some incredible pieces of kit. There was a time when Huawei was a little-known phone manufacturer, in...

Electric Scooters To Be Legalised In Ireland By 2021: Is That Too Late?

electric scooters to be legal in ireland in 2021
Forgive me, but when you've seen a can kicked down the road for two years not all progress is good news. It's emerged today that the Department of Transport plans to legalise electric scooters in 2021 but is that really good news for electric scooter owners? Electric Scooters In Ireland I've been writing about electric scooters in Ireland for some time...

Google Chromecast TV Complete Guide

There is a new Google Chromecast TV out and while the previous renditions of the Chromecast were nearly perfect, this years model improves across the board, mainly due to the new snazzy control and the brand new Google TV software. This year like the Amazon Fire Stick we see a new dedicated TV interface alongside your usual casting options,...

The Google Nest Audio – Everything You Need to Know!

The Amazon Alexa range, Siri, Google Home, people have rather mixed thoughts when it comes to Voice Assistant Speakers. "They're always listening", "The CIA/FBI wanna know what I'm at" etc etc, first off all, really? and second off all I am 1000% sure that Google, Amazon and Apple have better things to be doing than knowing that you asked...

iPhone 12 Chargers: Is Apple Going Green Or Greedy?

The iPhone 12 has officially been announced and it looks pretty neat. While we learned about all the specs of the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max, there was also a quiet update on what you get in the box of your new phone. When you open up your new iPhone, you'll...