Once in a while I buy the odd gadget, which is a lie … I buy too many. Occasionally I get sent some products as well and this is the spot where I let you know my opinion as a basic and ‘non-techy’ user (unless it’s a camera of course) and the pros and cons of each product.

Teknet X361 iPad Mini Keyboard Case


I’ve been looking for the perfect portable office setup. Up until now I thought that to be my 11″ Macbook Air but as something that I need to carry around all of […]

Posted by on Saturday, 28 February 2015

LINX 8 Tablet


For the last month or so I have been noodling around with a Linx 8 Windows 8.1 tablet. I bought this from Sainsbury’s largely out of curiosity about what an 8 inch […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Outlook for iOS and Android


It sounds really odd that I’d be reviewing and recommending an app carrying the Outlook brand but much to my own surprise I am. Last week Microsoft released Outlook for iOS and […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

Nokia Lumia 735


Apart from seeing the devices of others and a crappy works phone I’ve not had much experience of Windows Phone 8.1 so imagine my delight when my company phone was upgraded to a […]

Posted by on Friday, 30 January 2015

Anker 2nd Gen Astro E3 Battery


I make no bones about my fear of running out of juice on my devices. Even with this my family still found it hard to take in my excitement of receiving a […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Uber vs Black Cabs


So, firstly, this isn’t a review that’s going to focus on ‘Uber employ rapists’. Whilst the topic of vetting of drivers is a critical one, its something that I understand Uber do […]

Posted by on Monday, 26 January 2015

YouTube Review 2014


You may or may not know what happened on YouTube this year, possibly one of the most powerful content providers in the world. This video showcases those stars who have lead to […]

Posted by on Saturday, 20 December 2014

My Data Manager


As geeks we like our data and get a bit tetchy if we can’t get our fix. A lot of us are lucky enough to have unlimited data plans but many people […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 17 December 2014



One of the most important things in my life is access to my emails but access that is simple to use and can help me be more productive especially on my mobile […]

Posted by on Saturday, 29 November 2014

Windows 10 Technical Preview


1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8…10? Yes Windows 10 is here, well I say here, I mean announced, I say announced, I mean you can get your hands on the technical preview right now and I’ve been […]

Posted by on Friday, 03 October 2014

Swype Keyboard for iOS 8


Well iOS 8 is upon and with it comes third party keyboards and surely the best of the bunch has to be Swype and I’m not alone as its rocketed to the […]

Posted by on Thursday, 18 September 2014

Jawbone UP


So after umming and erring over it I’m finally into the world of wearables. I would like to say that it was a decision made on my own merit but my lovely […]

Posted by on Thursday, 28 August 2014

The Moto E


For the last few weeks I have been playing about with Android on the Moto E, Motorola’s latest entry level smartphone. As you would expect from a phone you can buy sim […]

Posted by on Wednesday, 16 July 2014

Screenguardz BodyGuardz Pure


I have not used any kind of screen protection on my phone for a while, not because i am careful (trust me i am not) but because i could never get the […]

Posted by on Monday, 07 July 2014

Jolicloud Drive


Now as many of you may well be aware I’m a bit OCD when it comes to backups. Since the introduction of cloud drive services I’ve pretty much signed up for every […]

Posted by on Tuesday, 24 June 2014



Duet has to be one of the most simplistic but addictive iOS games I have ever played. The aim of the game is even more basic, navigate two balls or as the […]

Posted by on Sunday, 25 May 2014

The Everdock pro by FŪZ Designs


The Everdock pro by FŪZ Designs is a charging dock with a difference. It is “designed to support virtually ALL smartphones and tablets. Accommodating lightning, 30-pin, micro-USB, and auxiliary cables, the EverDock […]

Posted by on Sunday, 27 April 2014

iT7 Power Bank


It may seem like I’m on a bit of a portable battery hit lately since my purchase of the Anker Astro the other week but while I was at the Gadget Show […]

Posted by on Monday, 14 April 2014



I’m a Mac user but work in a very Windows-centric world and am pretty much ingrained in the Microsoft ecosystem and used OneNote in its infancy and was pretty impressed. I needed […]

Posted by on Monday, 07 April 2014

Lynktec Trueglide Apex Stylus


Review by: Neil Pearce Steve Jobs famously hated the idea of using a stylus with a tablet device. “As soon as you have a stylus, you’re dead,” he said, and “God gave […]

Posted by on Monday, 31 March 2014