Honda e Advance Review, a future classic?

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 4/5 “The Honda e is an amazing proof of concept and as a city car, it works really well. The design is iconic and really attention grabbing. However, the range can be limiting for some people.” Intro The Honda e was originally introduced back in 2017 as a concept car and at the time, it caught the attention and imagination of the automotive press and the public. It was […]

Volkswagen California 6.1 Ocean Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 4/5 “While expensive, the Volkswagen California is the only camper van built in house by a car manufacturer. After a week with the van, I can say it is superb.” Intro A few weeks ago I took the new Volkswagen California 6.1 Ocean to Scotland on a long road trip, consisting of around 1,500 miles which included picking up the van from Volkswagen Bristol. This, unlike other reviews seen […]

Volkswagen Polo R-Line 2023 Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐☆ 4/5 “The new Polo is stylish and fits a need for a lot of people. Recent price increases make it seem less of a good value.” Intro I had about a day with the new 2023 Volkswagen Polo. This particular model was the Polo R Line with the 1.0-litre TSI engine, 93bhp and five speed manual. The current Polo has seen a few price increases since it was launched […]

MG4 SE Long Range Review, is it as good as they say?

⭐⭐⭐☆☆ 3/5 “Solid effort from MG and impressive price but some areas need improvement.” Intro I had the MG4 for a week, which is pretty standard for press cars and in this review, we’ll go over my experience. Some headline stats about the MG4 – I was given the MG4 SE Long Range which is in the middle of the lineup, with around 280 miles of range and DC fast […]

Netatmo Smart AC Controller First Impressions

We recently took a look at the new Netatmo Smart AC Controller, a pretty simple device that allows you to control your air conditioning system from anywhere, even if it doesn’t have WiFi or smart home integration. The Smart AC Controller connects to the WiFi itself and then relays any IR controls to the AC unit. Our full review of this device is coming soon, but this is a look […]

This Apple Find My tracker from Pebblebee is rechargeable!

Earlier this month, we released a video reviewing and looking at the new Pebblebee card, a unique rechargeable Apple Find My compatible tracker which goes head-to-head with the Chipolo Card Spot. In the video, we unbox the card, go over the pairing process and look at the magnetic charger, which due to the thin dimensions – is proprietary. With the Chipolo Card Spot, the battery lasts around one year and […]

Hub by Premier Inn is the only hotel I have found that does tech right

I have stayed in quite a few hotels over the past few years, including all three versions of Premier Inn, standard Premier Inn, Zip by Premier Inn, Hub by Premier Inn as well as both Mollies Motel locations and a AC Marriot Hotel in Birmingham. Many hotels don’t get the technology right, the TVs are usually pre-historic, the air-conditioning systems are hard to use and the door key systems still […]

Car Review – Mini Electric, first impressions

For the past few days, I have had the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the brand new Mini Electric, in the entry level ‘Level 2″ model. This particular car costs £31,000 in the UK and Mini has made the online configurator being incredibly easy to use, with simple choices. All you need to do is choose the alloys, colour and contrasting colour. If you wish to add some […]

Review: DJI Osmo Mobile – camera stabiliser

Coming from a long string of camera UAV ‘drones’ I have spent a lot of time with many aerial view camera gimbals. Over the last few years there have been a selection of affordable handheld gimbals hitting the market and the one that caught my eye due to the well-respected DJI brand was the Osmo, more specifically the Osmo Mobile. Before I go any further it may be worth answering […]