Category Archives: Other

Double Review: Samsung DA-E750 and Logitech UE Boombox

These devices are definitely aimed at different markets and uses, but for me personally (not being a Lotto winner), the Logitech would be my choice if I was forced to select between the two. It’s easily portable, simple to use, and I kinda like the retro-cool styling.

Logitech UE9000 Headphones

Basically, the UE9000′s are stacked with every feature you might want from headphones. Run them as premium wired headphones and they sound fantastic. Turn on the built-in amp and they sound even better.

New Vonage Calling App for iPhone and Android

There is a cost associated with calling phones directly, but according to Vonage, the app offers international calling with per-minute rates that average 70 percent less than major mobile carriers and 30 percent less than Skype. This savings estimate is based on per-minute rates to the top 50 countries called. Billing is also more convenient, with payment integrated directly into your iTunes or Android Market account, instead of maintaining billing in a separate login.

Review: Huawei MediaPad from 2degrees

While I wasn’t overly keen to review an Android tablet, I have been impressed by the Huawei devices I’ve used to date, so I was happy to give the new 7 inch Huawei MediaPad from 2degrees a blast. Bottom line: It’s an good device. It’s around half the price of a 3G iPad ($549 bundled […]

Plantronics Voyager Pro Review

I’m trying to find a word other than “sexy” to describe my old Discovery 925 headset Perhaps “svelt”? Bluetooth headsets are never sexy. Necessary – due to the recent law change about cellphone use in cars – but never sexy. Where the Discovery looks like something Captain Kirk would wear, the Voyager Pro looks like […]

Review: Kick Ass

I don’t usually review movies, but after giving two copies of Kick Ass away to readers, I’ve agreed to write up my thoughts. I’ve always complained about the anti-piracy assault that you get from most DVDs and Blurays. Think about it: I’ve just paid for a legitimate copy of your movie, and you spend the […]

Video: LASERS!

Who doesn’t love lasers? Favourite tool of the James Bond villian, and weapon of choice for Luke Skywalker. Today I took a look at some slightly less awesome laser-based gadgets. Read on to see which ones Dr Evil would love, and which you should give a miss.