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Best Apps January 2014

Thursday 23 January 2014

Best Apps January 2014

In the market for some new Apps for your smartphone or tablet? Well, check our favourites, which have kept us glued to our phones for the past month!

Best Apps January 2014
Faded iOS  Price: £0.69
Facetune  Price: £1.99
RunKeeper Price: Free
The Walking Dead: Season 2Price: ...
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Series 18: Episode 13 - In Car Tech with Susie Wolff

Monday 06 January 2014

Series 18: Episode 13 - In Car Tech with Susie Wolff

Williams F1 development driver – Susie Wolff tests some of the latest in-car gadgets….

In Car Tech with Susie Wolff
iOBD2 Original   Price: £62.00 (Apple), Also available on Android £35.00
Best Price: £73.24  Elgato EyeTV Mobile
Crash Catcher CC3Price: £157.98
Garmin HUDBe...
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Series 18: Episode 13 - Smart Watches

Monday 06 January 2014

Series 18: Episode 13 - Smart Watches

Jon & Rachel put two of the latest smart watches through their paces…

Smart Watches
Samsung Galaxy Gear Best Price: £249.99
Best Price: £205.59 Martian Passport
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Series 18: Episode 13 - Tech for 2014

Monday 06 January 2014

Series 18: Episode 13 - Tech for 2014

Jon looks at some of the biggest tech that will be making waves in 2014…..

Tech for 2014
Oakley Airwave 1.5 Best Price £502.94
Best Price £7999  LG 55” Curved OLED Smart TV with Cinema 3D
doppel3D£125-£250
Toshiba 65L963DB LED 4K Ultra HD 3D Smart TVBest Price £329...
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Series 18: Episode 12 - Party Tech with the Hollyoaks cast

Thursday 02 January 2014

Series 18: Episode 12 - Party Tech with the Hollyoaks cast

To celebrate New Year’s eve in style the cast of Hollyoaks are testing some of the latest party tech!

Party Tech with the Hollyoaks cast
Sonos Play:1 (including Sonos Bridge) Best Price: £169.00
Just Dance 2014 (Wii U) Best Price: £25.00
Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Multimode Table PCBes...
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Series 18: Episode 12 - Upscaling blu ray players

Thursday 02 January 2014

Series 18: Episode 12 - Upscaling blu ray players

Jase & Rachel test the latest in upscaling bluray players to see if they really can take 1080p footage and produce a passable 4k image….

Upscaling blu ray players
Panasonic DMP-BDT330  Best Price £159.98
Sony BDP-S790 Best Price: £169.95
LG-BP730Best price: £119.99
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Series 18: Episode 10 - Aquajet Jetbike WX1

Monday 16 December 2013

Series 18: Episode 10 - Aquajet Jetbike WX1

Pollyanna continues her jet-setting tech-unearthing mission in Los Angeles, California. There she meets the inventor of the Jetbike – a water jet propelled bike – and then takes to the sea to try it out. Expect a rather wet, bumpy and very thrilling tecchie ride!

Aquajet Jetbike WX1

Aquajet Jetbike WX1  B...
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Series 18: Episode 10 - Budget Smartphones

Monday 16 December 2013

Series 18: Episode 10 - Budget Smartphones

Jon assesses the cheaper end of the smartphone market. Long gone are the days of having to fork out over £400 for a clever touchscreen mobile – as you can now get some great offeringss for well under £200 now. Having vox pop-ed the good folk of Birmingham on the phones’ looks Jon invites pub goers to compete in a pub quiz using their budget offerings, then Free Radio’s Dan Morrissey is…

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Series 18: Episode 10 - Alex Polizzi tests mini tablets

Monday 16 December 2013

Series 18: Episode 10 - Alex Polizzi tests mini tablets

“The Hotel Inspector” Alex Polizzi spends the day at work – visiting a central London hotel – armed with 3 brand-spanking new mini-tablets – all available for under £200. She will be scrutinising their usability, entertainment features and camera/video capturing abilities as she goes about her very important work. Expect some stern words, thorough tablet reviewing and hotelier opinio…

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Series 18: Episode 10 - Comedy Robo Jase

Monday 16 December 2013

Series 18: Episode 10 -  Comedy Robo Jase

Jason and Rachel are turning their gadget-building attention to RoboJase (the robotic humanoid version of Jason Bradbury) in an attempt to turn him into an autonomous stand-up comedian. With the help of jokes from top comedian Mark Felgate, realistic voice synthesis software and crowd reaction sensing technology RoboJase will hit the stage twice. Firstly, he will do a warm up gig at Gadget Show…

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Jason Bradbury

Jason has been on The Gadget Show since day one. Before he joined us, he could be seen popping up on The Big Breakfast, hosting The Web Review for ...

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Rachel Riley

Rachel made her television debut in 2009 when she took over from Carol Vorderman as the numbers expert on Countdown. Rachel studied maths at Oxford...

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Jon Bentley

Jon Bentley returns as The Gadget Show’s chief gadget tester, completing the show’s strongest line up ever.

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Ortis Deley

Ortis has been obsessed with all things gadget-esque since he was a kid as well as being a massive sci-fi movie fan, and describes being back in pr...

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