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Audio Docks & Speakers

KitSound Boom Evolution Speaker Review: Big Booming Box

The Good: Huge sound, decent looks, good connectivity The Bad: Poor trebles, plasticky build quality, expensive for its features The Bottom Line: For the audio perfectionist, the Boom Evolution may fail to impress. For bass lovers, it will probably be unrelentingly pleasing. Any speaker with “Boom” in its name tends to fall into one of two categories —…

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Smartphones

Honor 4X Smartphone Review: Decent Power And Quality On A Budget

The Good: Solid performance, build quality and battery life for a great price. The Bad: Emotion UI sometimes feels restricting for more experienced users and phone feels quite bulky. The Bottom Line: A budget smartphone with not so budget specs; if you want to enter the Android ecosystem this phone will work for you. If you’re looking…

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Audio Headphones

Angle and Curve Carboncans Headphones Review: Exceptional Craftsmanship

The Pros: Well-made, classy design, good comfort, superb audio clarity and depth The Cons: No head strap cushioning, and no clip to stop the arms folding The Bottom Line: Exceptional sound with pleasing build quality at a competitive price — what’s not to like? When you find the words “Made in England” emblazoned across a…

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Audio Docks & Speakers

Kitsound Cayman Wireless 2.1 Speaker Review: A Mixed Bag

The Good: Decent design, wireless connectivity, good remote control, loud and bassy sound The Bad: Lacklustre looks, plasticky parts, poor touch controls, sound quality degradation at high frequencies The Bottom Line: At £200, the Cayman is far from the worst speaker you could buy in this price range, but neither is it the best Modern…

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Amplifiers Audio

Oppo HA-2 Portable Headphone Amplifier Review

The Good: An aesthetically perfect companion for a mobile music lover that adds depth and character to any high quality music source. The Bad: Nothing to speak of apart from the cost; your headphones will need to be good to get the full value of this product. The Verdict: This maybe a game changer for music…

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Apps & Software iOS

Grafio: A Fun and Capable Diagraming App for iOS

The Good: Universal, fast, intuitive and fun to use with plenty of shapes available for a myriad of scenarios. The Bad: A few glaring omissions such as global preferences or folders for managing documents and no real sync to speak of. The Bottom Line: Grafio is capable of creating great diagrams and designs at a…

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Audio Docks & Speakers

Raumfeld Stereo L: Floor Standing Wireless Speakers Review

The ‘Stereo L’ speakers are wireless floor standing speakers for a larger ‘show piece’ room or main lounge. They have a built in amplifier and audio DAC, allowing the streaming of stored music or other streaming services such as Tidal or Spotify

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Audio Docks & Speakers

KitSound Pocket Hive Speaker Review: Pocket Rocket Sound

KitSound is one such outfit, and the Pocket Hive is the most portable speaker in the British firm’s range. It is unusually shaped — hexagonal, mimicking honeycomb — and competitively priced at a R.R.P. of £40.

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Audio Docks & Speakers

OTONE Audio Blufiniti Bluetooth Speaker Review

OTONE’s Blufiniti speaker is a curvy but great sounding portable Bluetooth speaker. At £49.99 it comes across as a bargain, but is it worth your money? Read the full review to find out!

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Computing Computing Accessories

Twelve South BaseLift Review

Twelve South’s BaseLift gives your MacBook a super slim, portable stand on the go. I’ve been using it for the last few weeks and now, I can’t seem myself with out it. Read the full review here!