Google Home Review

Google Home Review

Google reinvented the wheel when it came to the Chromecast. A small, inexpensive piece of hardware that changed the way we used our television. Can they do it again with a speaker that hopes to change the way we deal with life? Thanks to out friends over at Maplin who can provide you with a Google Home of your own. Google have taken a speaker, put their Google Assistant software inside and styled it up to be distinct and attractive in almost every home. From a design point of view,…

AOC presents Benefits of Gaming

AOC presents Benefits of Gaming

AOC strives to bring high-quality products to the gaming market via its AGON line and, as one of the leading manufacturers of monitors keenly promotes responsible and healthy gaming. In accordance with this aim, AOC has produced this fully cited guide to the social and cognitive benefits that result from gaming. Far from being purely for fun and entertainment, gaming improves players’ visual information processing, decision making, and teamwork. Cognitive abilities Most games stimulate memory, attention span and logical thinkingi. Even gaming just a few hours a week can make…

Flex 5000 a sound investment for TV watching

Flex 5000 a sound investment for TV watching

Instead of the old Stethoscope style headphones, Sennheiser has come up with the Flex 5000 a remote control that lets you hear it all, enjoy it all. There is no great TV show that cannot be improved by great sound. Which is exactly why Sennheiser developed the Flex 5000. This innovative audio product allows you to tailor the volume, the sound profile and even the speech intelligibility to your needs while using any wired headphone – virtually turning it into a wireless listening system. So, you can move freely while…

MIXX Audio Launches S3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker & Digital Alarm Clock

MIXX Audio Launches S3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker & Digital Alarm Clock

UK audio specialists Mixx Audio today announces the launch of its S3 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker with built in digital alarm clock. The Mixx S3 offers great sound and functionality; whether as a bedside wireless speaker, a digital clock with alarm or a phone charger, as well as being portable enough to use in all areas of your home. All this, in one in stylish, lightweight device. The Mixx S3 is the perfect solution for anyone who is looking for a speaker that is small in size, sounds great and is…

A Look At Google Home in the UK

A Look At Google Home in the UK

It might have been released stateside 6 months ago, Google Home has now been released in the UK with some optimisation for the UK consumer. This is a hands-free smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant. Ask it questions. Tell it to do things. It’s your assistant, triggered by saying, “Ok Google”. Here we take a look at the basic setup and first operation before a full review. Thanks to Maplin for sending over a review sample. You can pick one up from here.

Sound investments this Easter at Moshi

Sound investments this Easter at Moshi

From wireless speakers and on-ear headphones to travel bags, portable chargers and cases – check out Moshi’s range of products by clicking on Moshi.  All products designed in-house from the ground up.  You can also see a snapshot of their collection below, a few of the beautiful items from their audio range.   Designed with ergonomics in mind, Moshi’s Avanti on-ear headphones allow you to enjoy your favorite tracks for hours without fatigue. Its curved headband is engineered to position the soft, adjustable earcups to form a perfect, noise-isolating seal…

Google ripping off the UK as Google Home and Google WiFi arrive

Google ripping off the UK as Google Home and Google WiFi arrive

Waaaaaaaaaaaay back in November 2016 Google launched their home assistant system, Google Home for $129. Now, almost 6 months later the UK gets to catch up on the party. Google has announced that not only will Google Home launch, but Google WiFi routers will be coming to the UK on April 6. That’s next week! The Google Home is a handy, neatly designed Google Assistant for your home, controlling your smart home, planning your day, and streaming your music. It will launch for £129 on the Google Store. Why bother with price conversion when you can…

A Look At The Aukey Solar Energy Wall Light

A Look At The Aukey Solar Energy Wall Light

You have probably seen them sitting in clearance bins or in discount shops beside the LED solar lights for your flower beds and dismissed them as rubbish. Here we have a look at a decent brand having a go at something handy. The Aukey Solar Energy Wall Light is a simple combination of plastic, solar panel and LED array that you can install easily and forget about. Still reading? Adding this to a poorly lit corner of my garden turns the area into an enchanted wonderland complete with Elves, Wood…

Adding in replacement units to the devolo Home Control

Adding in replacement units to the devolo Home Control

This is the second follow-up to our previous unboxings of various Home Control devices. devolo have sent some replacement units to those I have having trouble in the second video. The Keyfob and Wall Switch have been replaced and we can now test the replacements and … get the lamp to switch on… for science.

A Look At The Aukey IP Camera

A Look At The Aukey IP Camera

Who doesn’t have need of a security camera in their lives? Very few of us and several companies are looking at putting out quality products without huge price tags. The Aukey IP Camera is one such option, featuring, Full HD 1920 x 1080 this wireless Indoor Surveillance Camera has Two-Way Audio, Motion Detection and a Mobile app Control Security Camera. Round-the-clock indoor surveillance camera with 360° rotating head capturing full HD 1080p videos and detailed panoramic snapshots at wide area coverage. Two-way audio lets you get in touch with your…