Richard Sharp

Richard Sharp is the founder of gadgetsandgizmos.org. He loves technology, gadgets (comes with the territory) and social media. You'll find him writing features, attending events and playing with cool tech. Life's good.

So you’ve managed to get your mitts on an Apple iPhone 5 and your primary concern is keeping it looking good, whilst maintaining that cool factor. You want to show it off, right? We’ve got five of the latest cases that will help you do just that. Griffin’s Reveal Case – 1mm Clear Protection with a splash of colour Traditional bumper cases are great...

We’ve given away some epic gear in the past, some of it small and some of it big. On this occasion we have something physically small which is bigger on the outside (sorry it’s not a T.A.R.D.I.S). Toshiba has supplied us with one of their ultra fast USB 3 external hard drives to giveaway. Read on if you want a chance to win it. The Prize This beautiful hard...

If you had go guess how old Google was, what would you say? Would you be surprised to learn that the search giant, as of today, has been organising the World Wide Web for 14 years? This momentous occasion has been marked with a splendiferous Google Doodle. The Doodle depicts a birthday cake with 14 candles upon it. The doodle then rearranges itself after being munched...

Apple announced their brand new iPhone 5 earlier in the week which has been welcomed with mixed feelings. I for one can’t wait to get my hands on one, my hardest decision will be choosing a colour and even that could come down to a flip of a coin. So for me it’s a simple choice; network providers on the other hand are having bigger problems. As you may remember...

How much do you think it costs to train and keep a guide dog for life? You might be surprised to learn it’s a staggering £45,000 on average. But what if you could buy one off the shelf that required no training, no food and no attention? Well, A-level student Tom Ladyman has done just that with his robotic guide dog project. Tom used his time at college wisely,...

How do you prop your iPad u whilst using it? On a cushion, chair leg or on your knee is the usual answer which can be uncomfortable after a while. The...

Consumers, bloggers and techno journalists have been predicting the iPhone 5 release date for almost two years now (thanks to last years 4S incarnation). Today all those rumours stop, almost. Apple has put out invites for an event on 12th September 2012 with a cunning iOS style 12 logo. Instead of casting an upside down 12 it shows the number 5; clever Apple spin doctors...

Over the past ten years or so digital cameras have come a long way and for a time tripods languished behind. There wasn’t a good range for mainstream users and this meant shakey shots and one armed portrait photos of you and a loved one were the only way to snap. Nowadays this has changed thanks to the likes of Joby and their epic Gorillapod and offerings such as...

It’s an age old conundrum for iPhone 4 and 4S owners; how do you run dual sims without having to carry that little pin around with you? Recently we heard of a couple of cases which sport a battery and dual sims; but none of them really looked that good. Today we got word from ThumbsUp about their new case which claims to hug the iPhone 4 whilst providing access to...

Do you remember a time when Blackberry owners would flaunt messenger in the faces of other phone owners. How times of changed with services such Apple’s iMessages and Samsung’s ChatON paving the way for other smartphone owners to chat and interact with their buddies over the air. This week we’ve gotten word from Samsung about their ChatON service and how innovations...