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By January 30, 2017 Read More →

AUKEY Portable LED Lamp Unboxing

Image34Aukey has sent over this handy little accessory, a lightweight LED lamp with mircoUSB connection. Foldable and 3 hours of battery life this is pretty unique and interesting design.

With its compact form factor and sleek anodised aluminium housing, the LT-ST7 is an ideal portable lighting solution for reading, studying, or working on a project in the garage. The LT-ST7 is lightweight at just 9.2oz and features a unique pivot that folds in multiple directions for precise light positioning. Choose from 2 brightness level with the touch control switch.

24 Month Warranty
Whether it’s your first AUKEY purchase or you’re back for more, rest assured that we’re in this together: All AUKEY products are backed by our 24 Month Product Warranty.

Specifications
Color Temperature: 5500-6000K
LED Bulbs: 21
Input: 100-240V
Total Power: 3W
Net Weight: 9.2oz

Grab one here for £20.99

By January 27, 2017 Read More →

Thinkware Dashcam F770 Unboxing

vlcsnap-00031Here we go for more that just an unboxing with the Thinkware Dashcam. This £199.99 dashboard mounted camera combines a slick design with some great image quality. Don’t believe me? Check out the video!

Thinkware’s flagship camera offers top of the range capabilities. The F770 also incorporates new features including ‘Super Night Vision’, a night image correction feature, and ‘Time Lapse’ that dramatically extends the parked recording hours.

This model comes with a low profile and discreet shape with a fully matte black finish.

The F770 features a 1080p Full HD front facing camera and an optional 1080p Full HD rear facing camera. Available as Plug & Play or Hardwired.

Road safety warning systems
FCWS
(Forward Collision Warning System)
Alert Drivers when approaching too closely to The vehicle ahead to avoid collision

LDWS
(Lane Departure Warning System)
Alert drivers when swerving out of lane

FVDW
(Front Vehicle Departure Warning)
Inform drivers when vehicle ahead is moving off

Parking Mode
With the built-in parking mode, the device stays on even after the ignition is off to provide impact and motion detection surveillance when you are away from your car.

Pick one up from Amazon.

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By January 24, 2017 Read More →

Lenovo P2 Unboxing

Image32Peter takes a look at the newest budget phone from Lenovo, released exclusively to Three in the UK. This £199.99 4G phone has a stunning list of features for such a small price tag:

Lenovo P2 smartphone comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1920×080 and a PPI of 401 pixels per inch. A 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor powers the device backed by 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. A 13-megapixel primary camera sits on the rear and a 5-megapixel front facing camera for selfies. Currently the Lenovo P2 runs Android 6.0 with Nougat in the pipeline.

The killer feature of this phone is the 5100mAh non-removable battery. Also supporting fast charge a bundled dongle can turn your phone into a power bank for those in need.

It measures 153.00 x 76.00 x 8.20 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 177.00 grams. The P2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Regular.

Check it out on Three here.

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By January 23, 2017 Read More →

BenQ BL2405HT Flicker Free Business Monitor Unboxing

vlcsnap-00030Another cheap and cheerful display from BenQ. The BL2405HT is build with an LED backlight panel, comes with an ultra-high dynamic contrast ratio of 120,000:1, 16:9 100% dot-to-dot image quality, and BenQ’s exclusive Flicker-free technology and Low Blue Light Mode to offer you the best viewing quality at all times.

  • Flicker-free Backlight for Visual Pleasure
  • Low Blue Light Mode
  • Ultra-Flexible Height Adjustment System (HAS)
  • 12,000,000:1 contrast ratio
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio

Currently, price under £140 on Amazon.

By January 20, 2017 Read More →

Creative Outlier Sports Bluetooth Headphones Unboxing

Image31Creative has sent us the Outlier Sports, a Wireless Sweatproof In-ears variant. Loosing cables hold you back that will likely interfere with your enjoyment of running, adding anchors for your ears to keep them from falling out and providing a base audio quality the Outlier Sports could be a stylish and fulfilling option. Run, hike, or hit the gym wirelessly with the sweatproof Outlier Sports Bluetooth headphones. Block out distractions with superior audio and comfortable earbuds that fit securely. The high-performance 11-hour battery life keeps you going even when everything else has stopped. Lightweight – only 15 grams

  • Lightweight sweatproof and behind-the-neck design for active sports and everyday use with IPX4 certification
  • Ergonomic easy-to-wear sport ear tips for perfect non-slip fit – Designed for long hour listening and comfort, custom fit to different ear sizes with a kit of ear-tips and secure-tips
  • AuraSeal silicone ear tips sealing outside noise and moisture, ensuring outstanding deep bass impact, crystal clear highs and balanced audio performance
  • Up to 11 hours of audio playback for uninterrupted workout
  • Inline remote for easy access to calls and playback control; Invisible microphone with ClearSpeech Engine for calls

Pick up a pair from Amazon for under £70!

By January 16, 2017 Read More →

Adding new fans to a really dirty computer

Installing a couple Artic F12 fans to replace some old, worn out fans is a simple enough task. I thought it might be a nice idea to take you on the trip, through a thick layer of dust.

A look through the innards of my now ageing, but still fairly competent system may be of interest to some.

By January 11, 2017 Read More →

Alxum 10-Port USB Charging Station Unboxing

image27Organisation is the name of the game and the Alxum 10-Port USB Charging Station is a cheaper alternative that packs a lot more value for the money. But is it any good?

10 PORT USB DESKTOP CHARGING STATION – Charges up to 10 devices at once. Rapid charging with BC1.2 technology provides up to 5V 2.4A of power per port. Keep your smartphone, tablet, laptop and other devices organised on your desktop or counter

MULTIPLE DEVICE CHARGER – It charges your Apple iPhone 6 plus, 6, 5s, se, 4s, 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPod, Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, S6, S6 Edge, S5 S4, S3, Tab, Note4, Note3, Note2, Google Nexus 6 6P 5X, Amazon Kindle Fire, Paperwhite, Sony, LG, HTC, Motorola, ASUS ZenFone, BlackBerry, ZTE, YotaPhone, Huawei, BLU Vivo, PSP, OnePlus One Two, digital camera, MP3 Players, e-reader, Bluetooth headphones, portable speakers, power bank, tablet and mobile devices

SMART IC – Sophisticated circuit design with over-heating, over-current and over-charging protection. With SmartIC technology, it can automatically recognise your devices, distribute the perfect charge to each charging device individually and simultaneously. Charging will automatically stop when the battery is full. Surge protection keep your appliances safe

CERTIFIED SAFETY – UL certification and Alxum’s Multi-Protect safety system ensure complete protection for you, your and your devices. Worldwide AC 100-240V input voltage. Rated DOE Level 6 for energy efficiency.

Innovative design for space saving. Adjustable separator bracket stand allows you to adjust the width needed for different devices. Organize more than 10 devices? Use Alxum 5 Pack Plastic Separators for better performance.

Pick one up from Amazon for £59.99 

By January 9, 2017 Read More →

The Alxum Hi-Speed USB 2.0 4-Port Ultra Mini Hub Unboxing

image25The Alxum Hi-Speed USB 2.0 4-Port Ultra Mini Hub comes in four flavours and priced appropriately. This black version with a 120cm long cable is also available in white and priced at £8.99. Then there is a black and a white version with a 60cm long cable for £7.99. The Hub adds up to 4 peripherals quickly and easily for Plug-and-Play connectivity to your USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 devices. Especially great for notebooks which come with only a few ports in an era when you need to attach many USB devices at once, such as a mouse, keyboard, card reader or thumb drive, etc. It offers an ideal way to connect on the road, and virtually anywhere you need fast access to your USB devices.

High Speed Data Transfer
Four downstream ports support high-speed (480Mbps), full-speed (12Mbps), and low-speed (1.5Mbps). This USB Hub saves your valuable USB 2.0 quota by consolidate 4 x USB 2.0 interfaces to one USB port so you can have more 4 peripherals connected simultaneously.It maintains backwards compatibility with USB 1.1 devices, so feel free to add more to your Mac, Windows or Chrome devices. To get the full power, the host and the device must have the same version.

Portable Size
With compact size, this 4 port USB 2.0 hub is a perfect lightweight travel tool, and the right companion for your business trip and travel. This compact hub tucks easily into the pocket of your laptop bag. Only take it out when you need to connect additional USB peripherals like, mouse, keyboard, thumb drive, digital cameras, flash drives, iPod etc.

Additional Notes
1.This hub is not meant to serve as a stand-alone charger. Devices connected to this hub should not exceed a combined current of 5V 900mAh.
2.External hard-drives should be connected to an external power source, do not connect it to high power-consuming devices (such as HDDs, certain office equipment, etc). This 4 Port hub will not charge an iPad (it will only sync).

Package Contents:
1 x 4 Ports USB 2.0 Portable Hub

  • 4 port USB 2.0 or 1.1 devices to Compact size and portable. Easily expand by connecting up to your Macbook, Laptop, ultrabook, tablet PC and any USB 2.0 capable computer works with USB. Works with USB extension cable and reverse Compatible with USB 1.1
  • Designed with a built-in surge protector to keep your devices safe. Plug-and-Play; hot-plugging; driver free.
  • Designed with a built-in surge protector to keep your devices safe
  • Build in Overvoltage/Overcurrent/Leakage and Short-Circuit protection unit. The connection cable is attached to the hub -no need to worry about leaving it behind or losing it
  • Compatible with Windows XP /Vista/7/ 8 /8.1 (32/64-bit), Mac OS 10.10 or higher, Linux.

Grab one from Amazon here.

By January 4, 2017 Read More →

Griffin Powerdock 5 Unboxing

image26The Powerdock 5 is a device that only the most spoiled or organised will desire. It’s a costly accessory that is necessary for some. Powerdocks are a personal favourite of mine as, when done right, they can really enhance a desk or night stand whilst keep all your devices in the one place and full of juice.

Features:

Store and charge 5 iPads, iPhones or iPod touches simultaneously
Space-saving design for your countertop
Cables not included
Input: 100-240 V AC (Comes with UK and EU power cords)
Output: 10 watts (5 volts DC @ 2.1 amps) for each charging bay
Accommodates iPad tablets in their cases

You can pick one up from Amazon for around £60.

Or from Griffin’s official website.

By January 3, 2017 Read More →

Venturer EliteWin S Notebook Review

image25Venturer has very kindly sent over a 2 in 1 Mini Windows Notebook for our appraisal. This low-cost tablet and laptop combination ticks a lot of boxes for the cost conscious whilst packing a smooth experience inside the interesting external design.

  • HDMI, USB, Bluetooth and wifi
  • 11.6” 1366 X 768 Display
  • 2GB/4GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 32GB Internal Memory 64GB Micro SD
  • CorIntel Atom Processor @ 1.83 GHz
  • 8 Hrs Battery 
  • Smart Keyboard with Trackpad
  • Foldable

Grab one from Amazon for around £249.99.