The MiVue Drive range is now on sale at Mio.com

MiTAC today announces the Mio MiVue Drive series, a range of in-vehicle devices designed to seamlessly integrate car navigation with quality dash cam recording, all in one solution. Acting as a driver’s personal eyewitness on the road while also using leading navigation features to help navigate from A to B, the new MiVue range is Mio’s most advanced set of in-vehicle devices yet. A new standard in the world of car navigation and dash cams The new range caters for the needs of every driver and budget. The Mio MiVue…

Aukey Quick charge 2.0 double USB car charger review

Many years ago, Ronseal created an advertising campaign that not only made a name for themselves, the slogan has long since made its way into popular culture and is now used in everyday speech. It does what it says on the tin. It tells you what it is and what it does. Beautifully simple, obvious and effective.This same approach would apply to the Aukey Quick charge 2.0 double USB car charger. It’s a double USB charger for your car that charges your device quickly. What more is there to say?…

Thinkware F770 Dashboard Camera Review UPDATED

Thinkware are pushing the boundaries of what dashcams can do and cost. The F770 is one of their more attractive offerings and a newer the F800 is about to arrive on our shores.   The F770’s mount sticks onto your windscreen directly and I’m sure a number of users will be instantly put off the device. No suction cup has been included, only a piece of 3m tape. The mount is a simple piece of plastic with a few clips that click into the main camera’s body. Thinkware were kind…

A Look at the Mio MiVue 688 Dashcam

The Mio Mivue 688 dashcam is an all in one solution for your in car security and on road recording. A small unit with big potential. Priced around £155 the MiVue688 features: 1080p Full HD recording at 30 fps – with the latest H.264 technology for high-quality videos at a smaller file size High-quality Sony™ optic sensor for an optimal view and superior quality, especially in low-light conditions. Safety Camera Warnings – Free safety camera data with monthly updates for the lifetime of your device, so you’ll always know where to…

Playing with devolo Home Control Additional Units

A follow-up to our previous unboxing of the Home Control Starter kit. devolo have sent across some additional units to add to the experience. Here we look at: dLAN® 650+ Powerline Expand your existing dLAN® network with the dLAN® 650+ Powerline adapter. Connect network-compatible devices directly using the electrical socket and use transmission rates of up to 600 Mbps throughout the home. devolo Home Control Humidity Sensor Keep your home at the ideal temperature with devolo. With a Humidity Sensor, you can continuously monitor the temperature and humidity of rooms…

Kitvision release Observer Dash Camera.

Whether you want to film your incredible car journey, or be certain that you can prove your innocence in a collision, the Kitvision Observer HD Dash Camera is packed full of trustworthy technology that will observe on your behalf providing you with instant evidence for insurers. The Kitvision Observer car camera makes filming your journey so simple with automatic start/stop recording that is directly linked to your car’s ignition. You don’t have to worry about switching it on or off when you start and finish your trip. Technology doesn’t have…

Our Favourite tech of the year

Over the last year we have looked at an awful lot of interesting bits of technology and hardware and we thought that it might be interesting to give you a bit of an update, or a yearly review, of what’s still great and what’s not. Obviously, at the time it’s difficult to assess a device or piece of hardware to see how long it would last in a real working world. Perhaps a glowing review may be cut short as the technology might stop working weeks or months after the…

Fast, stylish and safe: the USB-C QuickCharge 3.0 car charger CASA CO³

For most people, it is rare to leave the house with just one mobile device in today’s times. Changing lifestyles have turned tablets, phones or computers into frequent and indispensable companions during most day-to-day activities, making it all the more inconvenient when these suddenly run out of battery. For car drivers and their passengers, ADAM elements presents a convenient solution to this problem, the all-in-one car charger CASA CO³. Boasting both a USB-C and two USB-A ports, the intelligent and elegant device enables users to charge multiple mobile devices simultaneously…

ADAM elements presents new products for Christmas

Just in time for Christmas, ADAM elements has released a range of intelligently designed gadgets including the elegant USB-C car charger CASA CO³, the Lightning flash drive iKlips DUO+ and the iinCLOAK 7, a BPA-free case specifically designed for the new iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. iKlips DUO+: advanced flash storage and file transfer solution for iOS devices Many users frequently struggle with the storage limitations of their iPhone and iPad. The iKlips DUO+ thus makes for an ideal companion that not only extends the available storage on either iOS…

Strike Alpha Cradle for iPhone 7 Review

Back in 2015, the nice folks in the Australian company Strike sent us one of their Strike Alpha Cradles (DIY version) to take a look at. They have sent us another one, this time designed and sized for the iPhone 7. I must confess to being at something of a loss when it comes to this device. There is just so much about it that just doesn’t make sense to me. Sometimes you get a swanky new gadget to review and you don’t immediately see the utility or value of…