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Audio Docks & Speakers

What’s makes Riva’s Arena & Festival speakers special? Interview with Riva Audio founders

I was recently invited by Riva Audio to experience a demo of their two multi-room speakers: the Riva Arena, and Riva Festival. Let me tell you right off the bat, that both of these speakers sound incredible and I left the demo very impressed — the sound was so crisp and detailed — but more […]

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Photography & Video Smartphones

Video & photography gear roundup: The tech I’m travelling with

Being a tech and travel blogger means that I’m always creating video or photography content, and until now I’ve relied on my smartphone to get me by. The camera quality on smartphones are so good nowadays that it’s easier than ever to create professional, high quality content and I’ve been pretty pleased so far. That said, I wanted to […]

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Audio Docks & Speakers

Edifier M3200BT 2.1 speakers review: A stylish audio upgrade for your desk

Just like TVs, computer monitors don’t usually come with the best of speakers — often producing flat and tinny sound. Speaker systems like the Edifier M3200BT are a great way to add some style to your desk setup without breaking the bank at just under £50. And what’s more, it’s packing 34 watts of power […]

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Computing Desktop PCs

HP’s Pavilion Wave looks more like a speaker than a PC

I spent my teenage years trying my best to hide the desktop PCs I owned. They were hardly attractive and took up more space than anything. Well, HP’s new Pavilion Wave desktop PC is the kind of product that will certainly stand out in the computer/PC aisles — mainly because it hardly looks like one. Sizing […]

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Audio Docks & Speakers

UE Roll 2: A waterproof, portable and powerful Bluetooth speaker

After reviewing the original UE Roll it earned itself the title of my favourite compact speaker. It’s the kind of versatile speaker I could use during my karaoke sessions in the shower, take away with me on holiday or use by the pool. Earlier this year Ultimate Ears launched the new and upgraded version of the […]

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Audio Docks & Speakers

KitSound Stadium 120 Soundbar & Subwoofer Review

The Good: The Stadium 120 soundbar packs good sound quality and a range of connectivity options. The Bad: It’s difficult to adjust the treble, bass and volume settings without any clear indicators or displays. The Bottom Line: The KitSound Stadium 120 packs in a lot of features for a reasonable price, and based on performance I’d definitely […]

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Audio Competitions & Giveaways Docks & Speakers

Giveaway: Win a KitSound Malmo Bluetooth speaker worth £100

I’ve partnered with KitSound to give away a Malmo Bluetooth speaker (worth £100 / $140) to one lucky winner. It’s an international giveaway so anybody can enter, and it’ll be live for a month. About the KitSound Malmo With 30 watts of power, two 3 inch drivers and a very clean design, the KitSound Malmo could make […]

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Audio Audio Accessories

KitSound MyJack makes your old car stereo Bluetooth compatible

The Good: KitSound MyJack has a small & compact size, is affordably priced and performs well. The Bad: Microphone could have better range — it isn’t great at picking up your voice unless you’re talking in its direction. The Bottom Line: If you’re stuck on CDs and cabled connections, invest in a MyJack to turn your car stereo […]

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Audio Headphones

House of Marley Liberate XLBT Bluetooth headphones review

A very distinctive eco-friendly design At first glance, House of Marley’s Liberate XLBT headphones (selling for under £140 on Amazon now) share many of the design characteristics you see on the older, wired Liberate headphones Mark reviewed back in 2014. You’ve got that signature eco-friendly design with FSC certified wood panels on the outside of the […]

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Audio Docks & Speakers

UE Roll Speaker Review: A Compact & Versatile Bluetooth Speaker

The Good: The UE Roll combines quirky design, solid build quality, and truly impressive sound quality for a speaker of this size. The Bad: Its rear flap could close a little tighter, but it’s never given real reason for concern. The Bottom Line: If you’re looking for a sub £100 speaker, look no further. The […]