Get Out

Get Out

Lately, when a film is associated with a lot of hype, I worry. In this particular situation I kept my hopes up, as 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes isn’t something that can easily be overlooked. Expectations were big! It deserves all the hype and all the percentage...
Acer Iconia 10 A3-A40

Acer Iconia 10 A3-A40

Acer has a new tablet around. The screen size is great for watching media – its image and sound quality are very satisfying. I’ve watched Luke Cage on it and even though the series was disappointing in itself, the tablet was not. It’s also a good work tool...
TomTom Spark 3

TomTom Spark 3

The TomTom Spark 3 is a fitness watch with a built-in music player and route exploration. As fitness watches go, it’s a pretty good one. You can choose between a diverse range of activities – running, cycling, swimming, etc. – and track your pulse,...
Polk BOOM BIT

Polk BOOM BIT

For such a tiny speaker, measuring only 7 cm x 3 cm, the Polk BOOM is a pretty powerful one. It’s a wearable, portable, Bluetooth speaker you can use for all your activities, be it running, cycling or other outdoor activity. It’s sturdy, resisting to...
Kobo Aura ONE E-Reader

Kobo Aura ONE E-Reader

I had never used an e-reader before and have always been very skeptical about if I’d ever be convinced to trade a real book for a digital one. Carrying around the Kobo Aura One may have just done the job! The screen has adjusted light, making it comfortable on...
Boost Your Mornings

Boost Your Mornings

Are you already stressing out thinking about the busy Christmas period ahead? Or maybe looking for a change in pace in the new year? Psychologist Dr. Lynda Shaw has some morning ritual tips which may help you get a better start to your day. 1 – Try writing down...
The Levelling

The Levelling

Written and directed by Hope Dickinson Leach, produced by Rachel Robey and starred by Ellie Kendrick, The Levelling couldn’t be a better fit for the Underwire Festival. In her first incursion into features, the writer/director expertly delivered us the subject...
Twinings ‘forget-tea-not’ Cup

Twinings ‘forget-tea-not’ Cup

Are you a tea maniac? One of those people who will only drink brewed to perfection tea? Twinings may have come up with the right product for you! The ‘forget-tea-not’ cup will let you know when your tea reaches 68 oC, the perfect temperature for maximum tea...
Women in Motion

Women in Motion

In a festival which dedicates their programme to championing women’s work, it was a delight to go to a shorts programme screening, at 11 AM on a Saturday, and find a pretty full room. 8 seriously good shorts, focusing on movement and sound. I’ll single out...
V-TAC LED Lighting

V-TAC LED Lighting

V-TAC is an innovative brand of LED lighting. From desk lighting to outdoor lighting, in stunning copper or glass pendant lights, their products range a variety of styles and features which can appeal to a variety of tastes and fit well anywhere. If you’re...
Lomography Konstructor

Lomography Konstructor

Cartridge People is offering a Cyber Monday deal on the Lomography Konstructor DIY camera kit. This cool build-it-yourself camera can be a fun Christmas gift for either photography fans or DIY geeks of all ages. £22.98 at Cartridge People Share!Click to share on...
Underwire Festival

Underwire Festival

Underwire Festival is returning for its 7th edition. As the only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent, this five day festival brings us exciting shorts and feature films all directed by women. The festival also offers special events celebrating women...
Hux

Hux

Hux is a beautifully shot short film. It tells the story of a woman with autism, alone, in a post apocalyptic world. A (mostly) one woman short, written, directed, produced, edited and led by Mageina Tovah, it’s a solid first writing and directing work. You can...
Vero

Vero

There’s a new social media platform on the market. Vero is ad free and allows you to categorise your followers in different groups to which you can choose whether or not you want to share your content with. It’s also being introduced as a peer-to-peer...
Selling Isobel

Selling Isobel

Selling Isobel tells the true story of the screenwriter and lead actress Frida Farrell. Frida was a victim of sex trafficking and after years of trying to forget the event, decided to come back to it led by the idea it may be able to help other women. It’s a...
Star Wars Battle Quads

Star Wars Battle Quads

Last Tuesday we got to go to the launch of the new Star Wars Battle Quads at Madame Tussaud’s. “A big boy’s toy”, this gaming drone from Propel is great fun. It’s a beautifully crafted product, from packaging to toy, filled with Easter Eggs for the Star Wars fans....
The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere

The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere

We got to go to Doc’n Roll Film Festival to watch The Parkinsons: A Long Way to Nowhere and it was really enjoyable. As far as music documentaries go, this is a good example. It was directed by a fan of the band, Caroline Richards, who filmed them in some of their...
The New Normal by Promax

The New Normal by Promax

We were invited to Promax BDA annual conference last week. A flashy, well produced event, with talks, live music, over the top drone and pyrotechnics display, and maybe more importantly for us, hands on experimentation of all the latest virtual reality gadgets. Laduma...
Experience The Future With Siemens Home Appliances

Experience The Future With Siemens Home Appliances

Siemens wants to show us the future and invited us to see it this week. Washing and drying machines, with touch screen technology, that help you manage your time while also being more ecological. Technology which instinctively how much detergent, water and energy are...
Dunroamin

Dunroamin

Screened at Raindance, Dunroamin is a 13 minutes short where Oliver S. Milburn manages to make you go through a few different and contrasting feelings. In that short amount of time you will feel anxiety, fear you can relate to and get surprised by the ending which...
groov-e EarMoji’s

groov-e EarMoji’s

These groov-e headphones are a fun accessory for kids, just in time for Christmas. They’re comfortable to wear with padded ear cups and easy to transport with swivelled ear cups. Sound is clear and very competent for the retail price. You can choose from 6...
Running Eagle

Running Eagle

Originally designed as a device to get funding and the interest of audiences for the upcoming feature, this short is a compelling and engaging piece. Adapted from Gwen Florio’s novel Dakota, a page turner mystery thriller, according to writer and director Konrad Thọ...
EyeFitU Fashion App

EyeFitU Fashion App

If like me you get confused with all the different sizes clothing brands use in their products. If adding to that you’re buying online and can’t actually try on the clothes you want to buy. You will want to try this app It lets you create a profile with...
The MiCor A100 ECG Sensor

The MiCor A100 ECG Sensor

MiTAC Europe launched an easy to use wearable ECG sensor. If you have abnormal heart rhythms or cardiac symptoms that need monitoring, this may make your life easier. It’s an easy-to-use, waterproof wristband, you can use while performing any kind of activity....
HBO Looking | Hardback coffee table book

HBO Looking | Hardback coffee table book

First Third Books & HBO licensing published a photo biography coffee table book about HBO’s Looking. The show follows the lives of three 30 something friends living in San Francisco. The show is a portrayal of gay life in the 21st century and First Third was...
smanos UFO Panoramic Wi-Fi HD Camera

smanos UFO Panoramic Wi-Fi HD Camera

‘Best Smart Home Brand’ smanos launched a new camera in its easy-to-use smart home security products. UFO Panoramic Wi-Fi HD Camera can be used separately or as an add-on to existing smanos systems It’s sleek and discreet and utilises surveillance...
Game of Thrones: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Game of Thrones: 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Save GoT is releasing a new batch of merchandise, just in time for your Christmas shopping. You can choose between games, including a GoT version of Cluedo; simple stocking stuffers like figurines, notebooks and baking moulds; a selection of apparel, from hoodies and...
Ciao Dating App

Ciao Dating App

There’s a new dating app on the market! Key features include deciding who pays for the first date beforehand, matching profiles by the activity you wish to take up on the date and the fact that it doesn’t use mobile tracking technology, protecting your location. The...
Denon AH-C821 in-ear headphones – for the audiophile on the go

Denon AH-C821 in-ear headphones – for the audiophile on the go

Powerful , low distortion bass your thing? I hope so as the inverse is terrible. Audio legends Denon have released the AH-C821 in-ear headphones, which promise exactly that. Although tiny and lightweight, they feature an ergonomic aluminum diecast/resin hybrid housing...
Aerix High-end HiFi launch

Aerix High-end HiFi launch

We love good sound so were thrilled to be invited down to play with the new Aerix all in one hifi. It’s a cool looking beast – with two futuristic looking black cubes offset on a tray. It also sports a pretty cool dot LED display can function as a pretty...