Month: August 2015

Xiaomi vs Honor

Xiaomi vs Honor With my recent reviews of both the Xiaomi Piston 3’s and the Honor AM12’s, so close together in time, in origins, in positioning and in pricing, the two earphones scream out that they are competition for each

No.1 Sun S2 Smart Watch Review

No.1 Sun S2 Smart Watch Review Thanks to GearBest for the sample First Impressions:  Having already had a “first look” at the device, that being a read up online all about the thing, I had a fair idea of what

No.1 Sun S2 Smart Watch Quick Review

No.1 Sun S2 Smart Watch Quick Review Thanks to GearBest for the sample Brief:  Bargain Bond watch. Price:  US$63 but with code GBSS2 US$54 ( so about £35) Specification:  Built-in chip type: MT6260, Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 3.0,  Waterproof Rating: IP67,

Google Nexus 5 Review

Google Nexus 5 Review First Impressions:  Once more this is a cast the mind back somewhat as my initial unboxing was, err, quite some time ago.  The box opening was very much like that of the Nexus 4.  If the

Google Nexus 5 Quick Review

Google Nexus 5 Quick Review Brief:  Erm, it’s a Nexus with a 5 inch screen. Price:  £299 for 16GB or £339 for 32GB Specification:  See here http://www.google.co.uk/nexus/5/ Accessories:  Erm a charger and cable.  You can always find plenty of cases

Apple Iphone 5 Review

Apple Iphone 5 Review First Impressions:  Having acquired the phone second hand, from a friend, it’s not going to be as exactly as would be new.  However I don’t think that strictly matters.  The box is as we all know

Apple Iphone 5 Quick Review

Apple Iphone 5 Quick Review Brief:  Err its an aging Iphone. Price:  At launch it was a whopping £529 for the 16GB version. Specification:  See Here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPhone_5 Accessories:  A white plug and white lightning cable.  Thankfully eBay can get you

Google Nexus 4 Review

Google Nexus 4 Review First Impressions:  Given that this review is one of which that is retrospective, to give a baseline to more up-to-date reviews, I can’t actually give impressions as they happened.  They happened long, long ago.  Digging deep

Google Nexus 4 Quick Review

Google Nexus 4 Quick Review Brief:  Google’s ludicrously cheap Nexus Price:  £239 for 8GB or £279 for 16GB at launch Specification:  See here https://store.google.com/product/nexus_4_8gb?playredirect=true Accessories:  Erm a charger and USB cable.  You can get cases as always in abundance on

Oppo PM-3 Quick Review

Oppo PM-3 Quick Review Thanks to Oppo for the sample Brief:  Eh? A portable planar you say???  Witchcraft, witchcraft I say!!! Price:  RRP is US$400 or £350, trip to the US anyone? Specification:  Lots see here https://www.oppodigital.com/headphones-pm-3/headphones-PM-3-Features.aspx Accessories:  You get

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