Polly is behind the wheel of The Human Car – a 4 seater vehicle that uses hand cranks to move. It can take on hills at 30mph, has a top speed of 60mph and is expected to go on sale next year. But is it a realistic proposition for personal transport? Polly gets behind the wheel to find out.Read more
Jason and Rachel build a pair of trousers that can charge your tech while you walk. A genius idea, but how practical are they really? They both head out to the streets of Birmingham with their phone charging trousers to test them on the failing batteries of the general public.
Phone charging trousers
Rachel and Jason are busy testing backlit Ereaders. They start in the studio, where they set up their own bedroom environment and see how the devices perform in low lightsettings. Then they head to the beach, well a pretend beach, complete with giant deck chairs and an 18k movie light providing that tropical sunshine feeling. They see how each Ereader performs in sunlight before deciding on the…Read more
Pub Landlord and comedy favourite Al Murray joins us to test out the latest in soundbar technology. Al sets up 3 soundbars in his living room and listens to his own live stand up DVD through each of them in turn, before devising his as live listening test. Al is a keen drummer, and so he records himself playing his beloved drum kit and then plays it back through the soundbars. Which one is best…Read more
Rachel and Jason test out the “Balloon Mapping Kit.” This is a helium balloon that works like a kite. You attach your mobile phone to it and send it up into the sky, where it will take photos and give you your very own birds eye view of the world around you.
Balloon Mapping Kit (Pri...
Jon Bentley teams up with ex royal marine commando Aldo Kane and heads to the glorious mountains of the Lake District to test the latest crop of walking boots. They tackle various terrains on their hike and find out which pair is best.
Karrimor KSB Alpiniste Event Mens Walking Boots Best Pri...
Jason takes a look at one of the most hotly anticipated pieces of gaming tech this year – The Razer Edge. This is the world’s most powerful gaming tablet and Jason has managed to get his hands on one to play in the studio.
The Razer Edge
Razer Edge Pro (Price correct as of 06/06/2013) RRP: £970.94 (U...
We join Indie band 2 Door Cinema Club on the UK leg of their recent tour where they take a look at streaming sites. Music has all but moved up to the cloud now and there is a raft of streaming sites available, but which one should we be using? The boys put them to the test and give us their verdict….
Music stre…Read more
Polly is out in California in search of her next techy thrill and this week doesn’t disappoint. She comes face to face with two of the most bonkers pieces of watercraft we’ve ever seen. The 50mph Seabreacher X is the most advanced submersible watercraft that Innespace have ever built, and Polly gets a go behind the controls. Next up she gets on the Jetovator, a water propelled stunt bike li…Read more
Rachel and Jason kick off proceedings by taking a look at the future of television – 4K. This technology is going to change how consumers watch TV forever. Joined by “Got To Dance” champions Chris and Wes, the team head to Birmingham with a state of the art 4K camera, see what they created in the video below…......