A third of Brits choose LED lights to save energy: new research from reichelt elektroniks

LED lights have become a viable option for UK households wanting to make energy and cost savings, reveals a new survey by reichelt elektronik. Lasting significantly longer than conventional lamps, a third of respondents say energy savings are the biggest influencer when it comes to buying an LED light but upfront costs remain a barrier to purchasing. Spotlight on efficiency and design The survey revealed that the benefit of these energy savings is of greater concern than luminosity (21 per cent) and colour (9 per cent). The findings also show…

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…

EasyAcc 13000mAh Power Bank Review

I love practical gadgets, things that can not only really make life easier, but actually get you out of a bind when the poop hits the fan. The way modern life is for most of us, your mobile device is never far away, often, never out of your hand. Manufacturers have spent billions investing in battery tech to provide enough power to enable your device to withstand heavy or prolonged use, but there are times when it’s just not enough.There are many portable power packs available as a solution to…

New Tenkeyless K63 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard from Corsair

CORSAIR, a world leader in enthusiast memory, PC components and high-performance gaming hardware today announced the new K63 mechanical gaming keyboard. Continuing the CORSAIR legacy of top-quality, high-performance gaming keyboards, the K63 combines tenkeyless design, precision CHERRY MX Red mechanical keyswitches, a full complement of media keys and per-key red LED illumination. What’s more, K63 offers all this at a price that puts mechanical performance within reach of gamers wanting to step up their game to the next level. The result is a perfect combination of mechanical precision, advanced gaming…

A Look At The Vodafone Smart Ultra 7

Vodafone’s Smart ultra 7 combines an octa-core processor with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow and a fairly low price tag to appeal to those of us who just want a smartphone without the high price tag. To keep the user going there is a 2960 mAh battery that charges in half the time using “Pump Express Plus technology.” Other specifications: Mediatek MT6755M processor with Mali-T860MP2 GPU 5.5 inch 1080 x 1920 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 2 GB RAM 16 GB expandable storage 13 MP autofocus rear camera with LED flash 5…

XM-L2 Led flashlight from Uniquefire Review

You’d be amazed at the technology that goes into modern flashlights. I’m not talking about the cheap and cheerful/nasty ones you can pick up for £1 at the checkout at Tesco or a petrol station, I mean “proper” flashlights. Precision machined reflectors shape the beam pattern and balance the throw and spill. Cutting edge LEDs generate insane amounts of light. Clever electronics regulate the output to ensure a constant and steady output for as long as possible before dimming, squeezing the maximum out of the batteries. And that’s not to…

AOC AGON gaming monitors with frameless design

Display specialist AOC expands its AGON premium gaming monitor series with two new curved models: the 31.5″ AG322QCX with QHD resolution and the 27″ Full HD display AG272FCX. Both come with an extremely small curvature radius of 1800 for an added level of immersion.  Thanks to almost invisible bezels on the top and sides of the monitors, the “3-sides frameless” design lets players focus on the gaming action even more.. A refresh rate of 144 Hz and AMD FreeSync technology provide a super-smooth gaming experience with no stuttering, tearing or…

Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 Review

Network branded mobiles have always had a bit of a stench to them. Back in the day T-Mobile and Orange produced an almost endless line of MDAs and SPVs manufactured by good companies like HTC or ZTE yet hampered by Network tinkering. Removing buttons, bands, features and tinkering with the software to make the OS a Network experience rather than a Microsft or Google experience. In short, they are days best forgotten. However, if the Vodafone Smart Platinum 7 is anything to go by they could be resurrected but for…

BenQ BL2405HT Flicker Free Business Monitor Unboxing

Another 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.

ENHANCE GX-C1 unboxing

ENHANCE GX-C1 Laptop Cooling Stand. Premium Cooling LED Fans – Designed to minimize the overheating that can occur with laptop computers, the GX-C1 comes equipped with 5 ultra-quiet LED fans that produce an alluring blue light and provide superior airflow while maintaining a noise-free environment. The scroll wheel allows you to tune the power of the LED lights and fans. Turn them way up or keep them at a lower power to whatever fits your needs. Comfortable Ergonomic Design – The lightweight and versatile design lets you use the cooling…