Today I’m having a look at something different compared to our usual laptop-and-monitors fare.
Nomad is one of the latest companies to be formed off the back of a successful Kickstarter project. They began in 2012 with ChargeCard, a credit card sized Lightning and microUSB charger designed to be kept in your wallet at all times. It was a modest success, reaching its target of $50,000 and continuing on to raise $161,897 in total.
A year later, the company soon produced a second design, the ChargeKey, which solved the same problem but in a smaller key-shaped space. This was offered for crowd-funding on Indiegogo, where it raised $172,274 of its $50,000 goal.
Another year later, and Nomad have offered both gadgets for me to review. As you may have guessed from the title of this page I accepted that offer. I’m intrigued to see how the ChargeCard and ChargeKey hold up, so let’s begin.
Tech21 are a mobile phone accessories company that take a scientific approach to protecting your phone from harm. Through the promise of impactology (“products that always deliver the most intelligent impact protection”) the company hopes to provide high-tech solutions to the age-old question: how do you keep your smartphone safe without covering it with a bulky case?
While smartphone apps and mobile connectivity are often touted for lots of things, be it fitness, media viewing, navigation or a whole host of other facilities, security isn’t one that’s touched on quite as much. Hoping to turn that trend around is Home Monitor, a home security camera system that hooks right up to your home network and gives you a chance to check in from wherever you are.
Introduction Today we’re going to be looking at the Datacolor Spyder4Elite, a display calibration tool that uses a sensor suite to correctly adjust your display to your surroundings.
Introduction It’s getting to that time when the good intentions of the new year resolutions are becoming more of a distant memory than a daily driver.
The Crossover 27Q sounded like an absolute bargain – a pixel-dense 2560 x 1440 PLS display, 27″ across the diagonal, mounted on a stand that allowed up to 90 degree rotation, all for £250.
Introduction In a little break away from computer hardware, we’re moving to the lounge today to look at the Roku LT: a streaming media player for your TV.