Video: Acer Switch 5 review. A better option than a Surface Pro?

Since Microsoft introduced the Surface range we have seen OEMs step up and compete directly with Microsoft’s devices. The Acer Switch 5 is a direct answer to the Surface Pro range with a detachable keyboard, kick stand, pen and convertible form factor. Design There is no doubt that the Switch…

Video: A quick look at the Surface Laptop

I have been a Surface user for many years right back to the first Surface RT. My daily driver is a Surface Pro 4 and when we got a Surface Laptop for my son I decided to borrow it to make a quick video about it. In this video I…

slide

Video: Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop review

In this video I take a quick look at the Acer Nitro 5 gaming laptop. The review model is an i5 based version which comes in at £799 on Amazon, which is by gaming laptop standards is almost a budget device. Specs The Nitro 5 has an Intel i5-7300HQ processor,…

Doro 8030 Review

Reviewing the Doro 8030 is a little surreal because by all normal measures, it is a terrible example of an Android phone. Running to £120 (SIM-free) on Amazon at the moment, there are plenty of excellent Android devices that come in at a similar price point, all of which leave…

Video: Amazon Echo Show Unboxig, Setup and Review

Just launched in the UK is Amazon’s latest Echo device the Amazon Echo Show. Amazon’s assistant has evolved and now has a 7-inch touch screen, Amazon Alexa is an essential part of my smart home and I was very interested to see how the Echo Show would fit in with…

Which is better the Acer or Lenovo Windows Mixed Reality headset?

When it comes to getting into Windows Mixed Reality there are headsets available from Acer, Lenovo, HP, Dell and Samsung. Aside from the Samsung headset which is US only most of the headset are very similar with a few subtle differences. In this article and video I am going to…

Windows Mixed Reality versus Oculus Rift

After spending a little more time than I probably should have playing with… er… reviewing Virtual Reality offerings from Microsoft (in the form of the Acer headset) and Oculus, it is time to lay out the pros and cons of these deeply unfashionable items of headwear and consider where best…

Acer Chromebook 11 N7 Review

Chromebooks fit into that category of devices whose time has almost come. Taking aside some of the more excessive outliers (I’m looking at you, Google Pixel) a Chromebook is a very inexpensive way of getting hold of a laptop on which one can do some everyday office tasks. Coming in…

Acer Windows Mixed Reality Headset Review (with video)

In this article I take a look at the new Acer Windows Mixed Reality headet. With the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Microsoft introduced support for Windows Mixed Reality, which is Microsoft’s system of Virtual Reality and immersive experiences. Microsoft aren’t making their own mixed reality headsets (other than the…

Review – Amazon Echo 2017

I first reviewed the Amazon Echo when it arrived in the UK in 2016 and was impressed. My spouse was less so. Have a year of app updates and some new hardware helped or hindered Alexa’s advance into the home? The 2017 Amazon Echo is shorter and squatter than it’s…

This site uses cookies.
Win a Blink XT smart home camera system!Find out how
+ +