It’s all go in the world of gaming and consoles today. Nintendo sales have been hard hit by the imminent release of Sony’s new Playstation Move and the Microsoft Kinect motion sensing controllers. Nintendo posted a surprising loss in profits for the quarter despite price slashes leading to increased Wii sales. The immediate future is a little on the shaky side as they will soon have major competition even for their flasgship console. However, there could potentially be some good news for the Japanese gaming giant as they have...

Posted on Jul 30 2010 - 12:59pm by Rob
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Some gadgets are for the masses and some are for a group of people. Peanut butter could be described in this way too which is why this peanut butter maker is probably best suited to those of you who actually like peanut butter (sounds obvious I know). Design The peanut butter maker comprises of a red base unit with a transparent peanut holder. It is not a design classic but it is a fairly compact size at 86 x 157 x 254m. It weighs just over a kilo when not laden with nuts, so it is light enough to tuck out of site when needed. The Peanut...

Anyone looking for a HD telly which is compatible with the full range of modern accessories and which doesn’t take over their whole living room might want to consider the Digitrex CTF2685 26” HD Ready LCD TV. Alternatively you might want a tv for the bedroom, if so this 26 inch tv might be a frugal solution for you. Design Digtrex have gone with black for their tv which looks good. The gloss finish adds a modern twist but can cause a problem if people with greasy fingers poke at it, however a remote is obviuosly included so poking...

Don’t be ashamed. Your problem is a common one and can be fairly easily treated. So, your photos / music /movies / games collection has got too big for your PC and you’ve got a CD here, a flash drive there and basically your cherished information is all over the place. What you need is to think about buying an external hard drive. A what? But aren’t they expensive and complicated and stuff like that? Not any more, my son, not any more. This Hitachi XL500 external hard drive will expand your storage space by 500 GB, which should...

It’s been threatened and on the cards for quite a while but the announcement today is that Sky 3D TV will start airing from the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor. That means a launch date of 1st October and the even better news is that you have the top end HD package and already own a 3D TV then you’ll be getting the service for no extra charge either. Premier league football matches, which have been trialled across the country in various pubs and other venues, will also be shown on the channel along with various films; Alice in Wonderland,...

Think you host the best movie nights? Do you go the extra mile to create a little extra atmosphere or ambience? Do you want to win £3,500 worth of 3D home entertainment equipment from LG? Every month, LG gives its 3D fans the opportunity to walk away with a 47″ 3D TV, a 3D Blu Ray Player, and a home cinema kit. The total prize package is worth around £3,500 and anybody can enter. Create a video or take a photo of your ultimate home cinema experience and submit it on the LG website and on the 15th of every month there’s an...

Posted on Jul 29 2010 - 10:52am by Rob
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There is a plethora of laptops around at the moment. This ASUS X5AE-SX002V is a mid range laptop, it has mid range specification, mid range looks but has an entry level price. That is just one of its’ selling points, we have had a look to see if it is worth the £399 it currently costs. Design Asus have delighted us in the past with such bizarre computers as the bamboo laptop and the scented laptops. Fortunately (for people who want a “normal” laptop)  the Asus X5AE-SX002V plays a straight bat on the design front and gives...

Are you looking for a new printer? Would you like one which is compact, user friendly, versatile and on offer? Well HP have been making compact all in one printers for years all with a similar look and feel. I had one of the first models (HP 1215) when I was at university and it still works to this day, we have reviewed the latest HP Deskjet F4580 Multi  function printer to see what has changed and if it is as good as the origional. Design With dimensions of 162 x 291 x 438 mm (H x D x W), the HP DeskJet F4580 Multifunction Inkjet Printer...

The fact that you are even reading this tells me that you are pretty serious about your gaming. So, you fancy a chair which will let you feel the action, do you? Well, you can either hire an unkempt local youth to spin your armchair around or have a look at the X-Dream Gyroxus X-Box Gaming Chair. Design No worries about your Grandad nabbing it for a quick nap. This is more rugged and durable than comfy and sleep inducing. The manufactures say that the X-Dream Gyroxus will fold up and store anywhere. The chair does fold but we would suggest...

Sometimes a few guests come round unexpectedly and you have to give them either a cold red wine or a warm white one because there is no time to either warm or cool the bottle. Now that can oftern ruin the evening before it has even began, thankfully we have found a gadget that may help solve this problem. The NSessity wine bottle warmer and cooler. Design As wine bottle cooler/warmers go the NScessity Single Wine Bottle Cooler/Warmer is quite robust; a sturdy black base type of thing which looks as though it could take a few knocks and...