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Read More 7 Ways people use smart home tech

7 Ways people use smart home tech

7 Ways People Use Smart Home Technology and Save.. ...

 

Read More Echo Show

Echo Show

This is a really fun device and is taking the market by storm. Its not one of those devices which is a true necessity, but it is truly fun to have in the house and use. It does add value by combining with the devices you already have, even those at...

 

Read More Apple X - What do we think?

Apple X - What do we think?

Initial feedback since the Apple X iPhone was launched has been great with many rave reviews. It is a huge leap forward for Apple and some say that it was a big risk, but the general consensus is that their leap of faith paid off. The stance was th...

 

Read More Apple iPhone 8 – what we know so far

Apple iPhone 8 – what we know so far

As we know the world moves quickly in the eye of Apple and there are already now snippets of information about the iPhone 8. Judging from previous launches and industry sources, the production and development of the next model is well underway. Obv...

 

Read More Microsoft now embracing Samsung

Microsoft now embracing Samsung

Upto now Samsung has been kept at arm’s length but now Microsoft has announced that it will bring Xbox Wireless tech to PC’s and other gaming accessories. Great news for Samsung as this includes the Xbox Wireless controller support for Samsung G...

 

Read More Smart ice cubes – tell bar staff to order you another drink

Smart ice cubes – tell bar staff to order you another drink

Internet of Things (IOT) is a term that consumers are seeing more and more, very much in relation to inhome technology, phones and cars. Ever increasing is the term IOT being used for fridges and other lifestyle products and how we can receive alert...

 

Read More Fitbit Blaze

Fitbit Blaze

With the Olympics under way people have been trying to get fit and try different sports, but keeping track isn't always easy. With one of Fitbits newest watches it's made tracking your fitness easier than ever.It is called the Fitbit Blaze. it is one...

 

Read More Xbox One Netflix app update adds 4K and HDR support

Xbox One Netflix app update adds 4K and HDR support

Now that the 4K and HDR-ready Xbox One S is officially on sale, an updated Netflix app has arrived on the Xbox Store that will allow you to watch the streaming service's Ultra HD and High-dynamic-range content.To access 4K and HDR content on the Netf...

 

Read More Cross-buy has a release date !!

Cross-buy has a release date !!

Microsoft has finally given us a launch date for when we'll be able to get our hands on Xbox Play Anywhere - September 13.The service, which will allow you to buy a game once and then own it across both Windows 10 and Xbox One, was first announced by...

 

Read More Bluetooth 5

Bluetooth 5

The group in charge of Bluetooth development has announced that the 5 specification of the technology is going to be unveiled this week, on the 16 June. Shortly afterwards, it should start finding its way into your phones, laptops and car stereos.Dev...

 

Read More No more easy passwords

No more easy passwords

Since last week's LinkedIn hack when 117m user credentials were leaked, Microsoft has announced it is tightening password security by banning easy passwords.The LinkedIn data showed that the most popular passwords people used were "123456" and "linke...

 

Read More Ily phone lets kids make video calls without using the internet.

Ily phone lets kids make video calls without using the internet.

The internet allows us to keep in touch with friends and family. We all use the internet but for kids the internet can be a bit more of a risky and scary place. They can end up on the wrong websites, talking to strangers or downloading viruses, it's ...

 

Read More Nintendo has revealed more information about its mobile plans in its recent earnings release.

Nintendo has revealed more information about its mobile plans in its recent earnings release.

The company confirmed that the Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing franchises would be the next to make the leap to smartphones, however no release date or further details were given.The company also shed some light on the performance of their first app ...

 

Read More The new way to take selfies

The new way to take selfies

Pretty much everyone in this day and age has taken a selfie, we have even seen the selfie stick to help take one. Well now we have this.It is called the ROAM-e and it is a mix of a selfie stick and a drone. The ROAM-e was made by an Australian tech c...

 

Read More Android Pay's arrival in the UK

Android Pay's arrival in the UK

As for an Android Pay release date the search giant is still reluctant to say exactly when it will arrive, they said it's expected in the UK "in the next few months."A spokesperson has confirmed that the service won't be here before the end of March,...

 

Read More Android Pay's arrival in the UK

Android Pay's arrival in the UK

As for an Android Pay release date the search giant is still reluctant to say exactly when it will arrive, they said it's expected in the UK "in the next few months."A spokesperson has confirmed that the service won't be here before the end of March,...

 

Read More Android Pay's arrival in the UK

Android Pay's arrival in the UK

As for an Android Pay release date the search giant is still reluctant to say exactly when it will arrive, they said it's expected in the UK "in the next few months."A spokesperson has confirmed that the service won't be here before the end of March,...

 

Read More Sky recently announced that it will be launching a free sports channel for all their subscribers.

Sky recently announced that it will be launching a free sports channel for all their subscribers.

The channel will launch in the summer and will a show a select number of premier league games as well as football, international cricket and golf.The channel will be available to all subscribers regardless of a subscription to Sports."With Sky Sports...

 

Read More The newest Nest app update

The newest Nest app update

Nest is making life and home automation much easier by introducing Family Accounts and a native Home/Away Assist function.The newest Nest app update now allows you to select up to 10 people as family, and if any one of them are home, your Nest Thermo...

 

Read More Competitive gaming is getting a boost Sky announces

Competitive gaming is getting a boost Sky announces

Competitive gaming is getting a boost as Sky announces it will broadcast its first eSports event on Sky 2.eSports is already big news and it's getting bigger, Sky has announced it's showing highlights of the prestigious Intel Extreme Masters tourname...

 

Read More WhatsApp is to end support for some operating systems

WhatsApp is to end support for some operating systems

WhatsApp Messenger is a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS.WhatsApp is dropping a few operating systems. The operating systems that are being dropped are called legacy operating sys...

 

Read More BBC Three moves online

BBC Three moves online

Recently BBC Three as a TV channel has shut down and moved online. The other week we saw the channel put up its final televised broadcast. The television channel bowed out with a good selection of TV shows including the Las Vegas Don't Tell the Bride...

 

Read More The future of phone batteries

The future of phone batteries

Phone batteries nowadays really don't last too long. It is something pretty much everyone hates, but soon the low battery life on our phones may be over.A firm which manufactures tiny hydrogen fuel cells that can power batteries for up to a week, has...

 

Read More London’s first driverless cars

London’s first driverless cars

One of the newest tech trends is autonomous motoring. Self-driving cars will be hitting the London roads soon. The self-driving cars are going to be based on the shuttle pods that are currently used at Heathrow airportThe adapted vehicles will be inv...

 

Read More Sevenhugs Smart Remote

Sevenhugs Smart Remote

With homes getting more and more smart devices it is easy to lose control, and have too much going on, but now with the smart remote you can take control once again. The Smart remote controls all your smart devices. Now there is no need for multiple ...

 

Read More The Ehang 184

The Ehang 184

There has been loads of amazing inventions shown at this year's consumer electronics show (CES), but the main thing that caught my eye was the Ehang 184. The Ehang 184 is a quadcopter that is big enough to carry a passenger and does not require contr...

 

Read More Nest thermostat comes to the UK

Nest thermostat comes to the UK

Recently the new Nest thermostat has gone on sale in the UK. It looks similar to other models but is has some unique features.This model is a bit bigger and sharper, also the device its self is slimmer. Some of its new features are actually very inve...

 

Read More The world’s smallest drone

The world’s smallest drone

Take a look at the Skeye Pico drone it is officially the world's smallest drone. The Skeye Pico Drone comes with a throw to fly feature meaning you just throw it up in the air and use the controller to whiz the drone around the house. It also has 6-A...

 

Read More Apple Music comes to Android

Apple Music comes to Android

Apple and Google may be rivals but Apple have now brought Apple music over to AndroidApple Music is one answer to Spotify, and now will work on any Android device running version 4.3 or newer. Apple music is offering a 3 month free trial then it cost...

 

Read More Googles Project Wing drone

Googles Project Wing drone

Drone deliveries may not be that far away. Google claims that their Project Wing will start delivering our goods in 2017.Speaking at an air traffic control convention in Washington, Project Wing project leader David Vos said: "Our goal is to have a c...

 

Read More The Biski

The Biski

Check out this awesome Bike that rides of land and on water. The Biski is a unique concept made by Gibbs.When on the water, the front wheel lifts up so it doesn't make any drag. It also switches to jet propulsion. All in less than five seconds.The bi...

 

Read More Pepsi smart phone

Pepsi smart phone

Recently there has been rumours of a Pepsi phone, it is now confirmed that the soft drink manufacturers will be making an Android smartphone.An account called Pepsi Phone opened on Chinese social media site Weibo which has confirmed the phone is comi...

 

Read More Freightliner Inspiration

Freightliner Inspiration

This is the world's first street-legal self-driving truck. Called the Inspiration Truck, it's made by Freightliner, which is owned by automotive giant Daimler. It could save lives and prevent accidents by eliminating driver fatigue.The idea behind th...

 

Read More Bloodhound SSC

Bloodhound SSC

Check out the awesome Bloodhound SSC. It is 13.5m long and weighs 7.5 tons. The Bloodhound SSC is capable of producing an unbelievable, 135, 000 bhp (Brake horsepower). The car is hoping to break the land speed record by hitting 1,000mph.The accelera...

 

Read More October launch for new Freeview play TV service

October launch for new Freeview play TV service

Freeview Play, the next-generation of the UK's biggest TV platform, will launch in October, Freeview and Digital UK have announced. Panasonic televisions are first to offer the new connected service and compatible TVs already on sale can be updated f...

 

Read More 3D-printed house designed for life on Mars

3D-printed house designed for life on Mars

3D-printed house designed for life on Mars3D printing company Fabulous teamed-up with scientists and architects to lend a bit of help to this 3D-printed Martian house project. This is a house that essentially builds itself, starting off as a rod dri...

 

Read More Freeview Play to launch next month

Freeview Play to launch next month

Freeview and Digital UK announced that the new Freeview Play connected TV service, will launch in October. The Service doesn't require any paid subscription. The only fee you have to pay is your TV license fee.The service combines catch-up TV, on-dem...

 

Read More Airbus supersonic jet

Airbus supersonic jet

Airbus supersonic jetAirbus have just had a patent granted for a supersonic jet, that is twice as fast as Concorde, and could make it from London to New York in just one hour.The jet would be able to travel at Mach 4.5, which would give it a speed of...

 

Read More Facebook completes first drone flightabove the UK.

Facebook completes first drone flightabove the UK.

Facebook have created a solar panel drone, called the Anquila drone. The drone has the wingspan of a Boeing 737, but is still light weight. It is made out of cured carbon fibre that's stronger than steel.During the day the drone will fly at 90,000 fe...

 

Read More Apple Pay

Apple Pay

Apple Pay has been launched in the UK, giving iPhone 6 and 6 plus owners the option to pay with their smartphone. If you own an Apple Watch and an iPhone 6 then you can use your apple watch to pay.To set it up you will need at least IOS 8.1 on your p...

 

Read More The products of the future

The products of the future

- The Oculus RiftThe Rift has been in development since 2 years and should arrive in 2016. In 2012, thanks to the website Kickstarter, Oculus Vr raised 2.4 millions of dollars in 24 hours! What is the Oculus Rift?The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality ...

 

Read More Modular phones are coming soon

Modular phones are coming soon

Everything started in September 2013 when a Dutch designer Dave Hakkens created Phonebloks and placed a video on Youtube.After the video had been released, Phonebloks decided to be associated with Motorola to create the first modular phone. Motorola ...

 

Read More Mobile Payment System

Mobile Payment System

Mobile payment system is a new market for Apple, Google, Paypal and Microsoft.All these companies want that its smartphone customers can pay with their payment system. The system works through near-fieldcommunication (NFC), a technology which allow u...

 

Read More The future is 4K

The future is 4K

This month the RDI team were wowed by our first look at Panasonic’s 4K TV. We had heard nothing but good things about this bit of kit but we weren’t prepared to see it in action, in all its 4K glory.Quite simply the Panasonic TX-L65WT600B is an o...

 

Read More Check out the Brydge

Check out the Brydge

iPad Keyboard 'The Brydge' (with integrated speaker system) from £99.95 - £119.95. To buy call 0800 130 3131 or email broadband@avonline.co.uk Product overview The ‘Brydge’ is an attachable lightweight high end keyboard that can be secured to...

 

Read More Connected Home plug

Connected Home plug

The latest gadget to hit the shops is a life saver for those of us of a more forgetful nature, who constantly try to remember if they’ve switched off the iron or hair straightners. The WeMo Wi-Fi power socket uses either an apple ios or an android...

 

Read More Office for Android

Office for Android

Last month, Microsoft released Office for iPhone users and since then Android users have been waiting for the suite to come to their platform. Today, Microsoft has launched Office for Android users and like on the iPhone, this version too will requir...

 

Read More Rockstar sells all iOS Grand Theft Auto games at a reduced price

Rockstar sells all iOS Grand Theft Auto games at a reduced price

With the release of the hotly anticipated Grand Theft Auto V only a couple of months away, Rockstar has decided to whet our appetites for the release of the new title, with an iOS Grand Theft Auto sale. For a limited time you can grab GTA III, GTA...

 

Read More lawnmower that accelerates faster than a Porsche 911

lawnmower that accelerates faster than a Porsche 911

Honda has built a mower with the ability to hit speeds of up to 130mph and go from 0-60mph in about four seconds – which is a faster time than a Porsche 911. The mower, which is currently undergoing tests, has been designed and built with t...

 

Read More One-wheeled electric scooter that’s impossible to fall off?

One-wheeled electric scooter that’s impossible to fall off?

The one-wheeled, battery-powered RYNO scooter can travel at a speed of up to 25mph and can be parked anywhere, free of charge, is a cross between a Segway and a mobility scooter that is apparently impossible to fall off. It was designed by Portla...

 

Read More Samsung Galaxy 6.3 is revealed

Samsung Galaxy 6.3 is revealed

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is official     Following weeks of rumours, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is official. Anyone care to guess its screen size? Hint – it's in the name. Aside from the giant 'HD' (most likely 720p) scr...

 

Read More 5 of the best gadget resurrections

5 of the best gadget resurrections

    Nintendo Nintendo’s GameCube took an almighty pasting from the PlayStation 2 and Xbox (the former reportedly outselling it by eight to one) and its trademark style of cute, cuddly and colourful games was looking dangerous...

 

Read More LG unveils their latest secret weapon

LG unveils their latest secret weapon

LG unveils phone-to-TV 4K video streaming   LG has unveiled Wireless Ultra High Definition Transmission, a technology for smartphones that (yep, you guessed it) allows them to transmit ultra HD video such as 4K to a compatible...

 

Read More Stuff review the Blackberry 10

Stuff review the Blackberry 10

BlackBerry Z10 Review £480 Jan 2013  BlackBerry Z10 review – overview The Z10 is for many RIM's (or should we say BlackBerry's) last chance to show us what it's made of – or risk being put to pasture for...

 

Read More Nintendo's finest creations

Nintendo's finest creations

25 of Nintendo's greatest hits 29 Nov 2012   Super Mario Kart (1992) Arguably the most enjoyable racing game of all time, Super Mario Kart had controls that were easy to pick up but difficult to master, and only the most dedicated playe...

 

Read More Stuff on their top 5 portable keyboards

Stuff on their top 5 portable keyboards

5 of the best portable keyboards 08 Nov 2012     Jorno folding keyboard US$80 (£50) kickstarter.comPop your office in your pocket with Jorno, the self-proclaimed world’s smallest keyboard. It folds down to a po...

 

Read More iPhone Pre-Orders Now Open....

iPhone Pre-Orders Now Open....

t's just days since the the iPhone 5 was announced, and Apple is already taking pre-orders for its thinnest smartphone yet. That is, you could if pre-orders hadn't reportedly sold out within an hour. It's not quite clear whether the stock shortage is...