Jon Bentley is in Amsterdam testing out the latest batch of Android smartphones. The newly released Samsung Galaxy S4 has been tipped as the must have phone this year. But with Android dominating a massive 75% of the smartphone market, its competitors aren’t sitting on their laurels. HTC have given us the ONE, whilst Sony are going all out with the Xperia Z. But which one of these new Androi…Read more
Jason and Rachel take a couple of drills to a tandem bike, in order to give it a boost. The plan is to use the tools to give the bike extra power, but will it work?
Electric bike Build
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Rachel and Jason are in the dentists chair as they team up with celebrity dentist James Russell to put the latest electronic toothbrushes through their paces.
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Mark Foster is one of the most successful British Swimmers of all time, and at aged 15 was the fastest swimmer in the country. He joins us test 3 of the latest waterproof MP3 players designed for swimmers. Are they really any good?
Swimming MP3 Players
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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.
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