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Series 18: Episode 4 - Animation Apps

Monday 04 November 2013

Series 18: Episode 4 - Animation Apps

We take a trip to Hollywood to meet the directors of Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 2 who give us a rundown of the latest animation apps and tell us how we too can become animators, using just a tablet.

Animation Apps

Echograph Best Price: FREE
Storyboards Premium  Price: £10.49
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Series 18: Episode 4 - Smart TVs

Monday 04 November 2013

Series 18: Episode 4 - Smart TVs

Mr Bentley’s on the hunt for the ultimate best buy TV, drilling down on exactly what we need to watch out for before picking out his top 3 and putting them through their paces with a visit to the Coventry Blaze ice hockey team.

Smart TVs

Philips 47PFL6008TBest Price: £849
Samsung PS51F5500 Bes...
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Series 18: Episode 4 - Wireless Charging Table

Monday 04 November 2013

Series 18: Episode 4 - Wireless Charging Table

Jason and Rachel are building a bedside table which can charge your phone wirelessly…..

Wireless Charging Table

ZENS Single Wireless Charger Best price £38.35
Qi Wireless Charging Case for iPhone 5Best price £15.99
Amari 3 draw narrow chestBest price £119.00
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Series 18: Episode 4 - Rugged Bluetooth speakers

Monday 04 November 2013

Series 18: Episode 4 - Rugged Bluetooth speakers

Jason and Rachel kick us off with a visit to an assault course, quite literally dragging along a collection of rugged Bluetooth speakers to see which ones truly stack up to their claims.

Rugged Bluetooth speakers

TDK A33 Best Price: £131.24
BRAVEN BRV-1 Best Price: £119.90
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Series 18: Episode 3 - TV Speaker Alternatives

Monday 28 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 3 - TV Speaker Alternatives

Jon takes a look at how we can improve the aural tones of our living rooms by taking a look at alternative ways we can get beefier sounds from our ever thinning flat screens – without breaking the bank.

TV Speaker Alternatives

TDK T79180 A360 Portable Bluetooth Speaker  Best Price £125.98
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Series 18: Episode 3 - Electric Bikes

Monday 28 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 3 - Electric Bikes

Jon joins forces with Rachel to take a peek at the latest breed of electric city bikes which Jason heads to some muddier climbs with British and European downhill mountain bike champion, Steve Peat to see if off road e-bikes have enough clout to chew up the terrain.

Electric Bikes

Go Cycle G2Best price: £2...
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Series 18: Episode 3 - Halloween Scare Suits

Monday 28 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 3 - Halloween Scare Suits

It’s a scary world out there – bad tech still haunts the streets but The Gadget Show team are ready to serve up another treat of a show but not without an added bit of tech trickery to spice up your Halloweens.

Halloween Scare Suit

Google Nexus 7 (16GB) Best price: £198.76

Carbon Dioxide Fire…

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Series 18: Episode 3 - Jamie East tests Budget Cameras

Monday 28 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 3 - Jamie East tests Budget Cameras

Friend to the stars and everybody’s favourite Big Brother – Jamie East goes all paparazzi on us testing a gaggle of budget cameras under £100 at the TVChoice awards, before heading to Heat magazine to see if he can get his results published.

Budget Cameras

Panasonic DMC-XS1 (commonly known as Panasoni...
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Series 18: Episode 2 - Free-to-air PVRs

Monday 21 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 2 - Free-to-air PVRs

Jon, Rachel and Rachel’s mum take a look at the UK’s best free-to-air TV services….

Free-to-air PVRs

Samsung BD-F8500 (Freeview)  Best Price: £249.79
Humax HDR-1010S (Freesat) Best Price: £254.99
Humax DTR-T1010 (1TB version) (YouView)Best Price: £249.95
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Series 18: Episode 2 - Translation Apps

Monday 21 October 2013

Series 18: Episode 2 - Translation Apps

Jon tests translation apps for smartphones at the European Office of the United Nations in Geneva!

Tanslation Apps

Google Translate  Best Price: Free
LexifoneBest Price: Pay as you go
iTranslate Best Price: Free
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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 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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