Star gazer and host of BBC Sky at Night online, Will Gater puts on his head torch and heads into a darkened abbey to test a selection of tech claiming to transport us into a galaxy, far, far away. He takes a look at telescopes, apps and hardware to not only help us see the aurora’s above, but also locate them easily too.
Jon jumps on board Brunel’s magnificent ship SS Great Britain to test steam mops and gives his verdict on whether they could really revolutionise the way we clean our homes, and which of them is the best.
Russell Hobbs Steam & Clean MopBest Price: £48.71 (at time of filming)
Dr Dawn Harper takes a break from ‘Embarrassing Bodies’ to examine a collection of apps and devices for testing people’s health. From apps for a dental check-up to a blood pressure monitor which can be plugged into a phone, she gives her professional opinion on whether technology really can help people keep fit and healthy.
Escaping the uncertain British weather, Ortis travels to sunny California to take a look at three items of solar technology, which manufacturers claim will change the way we get around, drink and listen to music. With solar panels becoming more efficient, could this be a tipping point in how we power our technology, or will the promise of boiling water using just the power of the sun prove as d…Read more
Jason and Rachel want some immersive viewing for their studio test, so Ortis is equipped with an underwater camera and sent off to the London Sea Life Centre to come face-to-fin with the fearsome inhabitants of the shark tank.
LG 55EA980WBest Price: £3,749.00 incl £39.99 delivery (at time of fil...
Kicking us off, the oracle of technology that is Jon Bentley stretches his pockets in a test of supersized smartphones, also known as the infamous Phablet.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3Best Price: £339.99 (at time of filming)
Sony Xperia Z UltraBest Price: £279.99 (at time of filming)
Rachel teams up with king of the home makeovers, Mark Millar from DIY SOS to take a look at the latest home improvement tech.
Gadgets with Mark Millar
Kuny’s 18” Stereo Speaker MegaMouth™ Tool BagBest Price: £73.00 (at time of filming)
RoomScan ProBest Price £2.99 iOS only
Rachel and Jason test out a rather interesting pair of boxer shorts, a special guest arrives to test them out, but will it all work out in their favour?
Tripp Holiday 4 4-Wheel Medium Suitcase YellowBest Price: £39.00
Eastpak Tranverz S CassetteBest Price: £71.21 (at time of filming)...
Resident gym junky, Ortis picks out three heavy weights from the tech world to take on one of Britain’s strongest men in a three way contest of lifting, throwing and pulling trucks.
Ortis VS Strongman
Polaris Scambler XP 850 Price: £9,699.00
Jungheinrich Forklift TFG430 Price: £21,500 (w...
Jason hits the digital slopes, jumping aboard one of the worlds most advanced snowboarding simulators to take on the elite athlete from this year’s Winter Olympics – gunning for a podium finish. But will his tech elevate him to glory or leave him looking goofy?
Jason VS Snowboarding
PRO SKI Simulator: Bas...