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Garmin Vivosmart 3 – Review

A great mid-range fitness tracker Pros  Discreet and comfortable design  Good battery life  Touch interface is easy to use  Water-resistant Cons  Garmin Connect app is still messy  Can’t respond to notifications  Rep counting feels tacked on Key Features Review Price: £129.99 All-day activity and sleep tracking Automatic exercise tracking Stress-level ...

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AKG N60 NC Wireless Headphone – Review

Are these on-ears the perfect travel companion? PROS Excellent sound Lightweight Collapsible design Good noise cancellation CONS Could have more padding on the headband No NFC KEY FEATURES Active noise cancelling aptX Bluetooth support 15 hours of wireless use, 30 hours’ wired Can be used passively Collapsible design Manufacturer: AKG ...

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Haier Codo Portable Stain Remover Washing Machine – Review

Haier’s portable washing machine is incredibly effective PROS Very effective fresh stain removal Pretty good at old stains too Battery powered portability Compact CONS Takes practice to use   KEY FEATURES Portable stain remover Uses 3 x AAA batteries No need for detergent 5ml water reservoir Foam pad supplied Manufacturer: ...

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Amazon Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet – Review

PROS Tons of top-quality content 2-year no-quibble warranty Sturdy case Good battery life CONS No screen protector No offline video viewing   KEY FEATURES 12-hour battery life 1-year Fire For Kids subscription 2-year warranty Kids Edition case 32GB storage + microSD slot 8-inch 1280 x 800 LCD IPS screen 2-megapixel ...

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Netatmo Healthy Home Coach Smart Home – Review

Avoid a bad air day PROS Neat app Responds quickly to changes in the air CONS Apple HomeKit integration is limited No IFTTT channel Limited range of sensors   KEY FEATURES CO2, temperature, humidity and sound sensors Android and iOS apps Apple HomeKit integration Manufacturer: Netatmo Review Price: £90.00 WHAT ...

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SpotCam Sense Smart Home – Review

A capable, entry-level home security camera PROS Solid motion detection IFTTT support is great for tinkerers Temperature sensor is useful CONS Limited local storage Weak mic Geofencing isn’t built-i KEY FEATURES Sony Exmor 1080P image sensor 1-day cloud storage Built-in siren Built-in speaker and microphone Field of View: 155 degrees ...

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Top 5 Chinese music apps in 2017

Last week, Spotify announced that it had reached 140 million monthly active users (MAU) worldwide. This number, however, fades in comparison to music streaming services in China: the most popular music app in China, KuGou, had almost double, according to a report by QuestMobile published in April 2017. What is interesting ...

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Chinese Government Demands Weibo Cease Streaming Video Services

Sina Weibo, the Chinese social media platform that counts 340 million monthly users, has been abruptly banned from showing video or live streaming services. The sudden order affects not only Weibo, but also Hong Kong-based Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd.’s Internet video services in China, and VC-backed firm Acfund, according to a report from ...

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Yale Keyless Connected Smart Lock Smart Home – Review

Who needs keys when you’ve got a smart lock?   PROS ·         Connects to existing night latch ·         Easy to operate ·         Great upgrade options CONS ·         Doesn’t support double-locking ·         Power cable fiddly to   KEY FEATURES Supports 20 user PINs and 20 tags Z-Wave, Yale and key fob ...

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Logitech G433 – Review

A versatile gaming headset with some serious style PROS Stylish fabric design Well-rounded audio Highly versatile Comfortable to wear CONS Doesn’t feel particularly expensive Not so brilliant for music Expensive KEY FEATURES 7.1 DTS Headphone:X Unique fabric covering Detachable boom microphone USB & 3.5mm compatible Mesh and microfiber earpads Weight: ...

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