Acer Iconia W500 Tablet Review

When I needed a replacement for my laptop I had a few choices to make, Notebook sized screen? 15” screen? Widescreen? were all things I thought about, one thing I hadn’t thought about until I saw the range was touchscreen. I found an Acer Iconia W500 (the W stands for…

Facebook for Ipad

I downloaded the Facebook app for my Ipad today, I know what your all thinking, It will look horrible blown up from the Iphone size. Not If you have the Ipad version. Facebook recently released an update to their app for the Iphone which some clever bod figured out housed…

First look AirStation N Technology HighPower Wireless N150 adsl2+ modem router

Buffalo have recently launched two new AirStation Wireless Routers and recently gave us a chance to take a quick look at them. The first is a N150 ADSL2+ modem router model number WBMR-HP-GNV2.   The device looks well built and can be stood horizontally or vertically with the supplied stand….

First impressions of a HP DV6

I am sure many readers of this blog are the person the family turns to to sort out problems with virus or installing updates and I have that roll in our family. My latest family job was to unbox and setup a notebook, the notebook that I got to setup…

First Look at HumuHumu’s Windows Home Server 2011

Last month I wrote about a new Windows Home Server coming from HumuHumu and this week I received a review unit to take a look at. The first thing you notice is the striking blue colour, the servers come in a range of colours including Red and Black but I…

Review: (Cisco) Linksys E4200

The Linksys E4200 is described by parent company Cisco as a Maximum Performance Dual-Band N Router. Whilst it is becoming more common to see routers operating in both 2.4ghz and 5ghz bands it is still relatively unusual to see them in a router packed for home use. The model I…

Review: Hitachi LifeStudio Mobile

At first glance the Hitachi LifeStudio Mobile looks much like any other external USB hard drive. It does come with quite a neat docking station which could be convenient for use when swapping between a desktop and a laptop (using the laptop with the also supplied USB cable.)   Where…

Using SplashTop to Watch Live or Recorded TV on the iPad

  I came across a neat solution to watch TV on an iPad without any special transcoding or hoops to jump through. SplashTop is a remote desktop addin for the iPad that comprises of a server that you install on your PC and a iPad app. Once you have the…

First Impressions: My new Samsung Windows Phone 7

As listeners to the TDL Mobile show will probably be aware I have recently been looking to upgrade my HD2 for a newer model and have been pondering which route to go down, iPhone? Windows Phone? Android? They are all good choices and have pro’s and con’s however in the…

Review: pctv nanoStick T2–DVB T2 USB Tuner

From the Hauppauge owned pctv stable this is a USB Stick tuner which offers compatibility with the DVB-T2 transmission technology being used for Freeview HD in the UK. The box makes a feature of the Freeview HD support but also says ‘for standard DVB-T Freeview too’ The tuner is quite…

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