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Sphero R2-D2

This is a flash hands on review to give you the chance to see what the droid is all about as soon as possible. Stay tuned as we'll be expanding and upgrading this review very shortly with more info.Not content with releasing one droid...

Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner

Dyson has always been a company that's keen to sit on the cutting edge of consumer technology. It was the first manufacturer to sell bagless vacuum cleaners in the 1990s, and since then has turned its attention to products as wide-ranging as washing machines...

Philips Hue

Ambitions are running high for the smart home. Over the years we’ve been promised that eventually our smartphones are going to talk to our fridges, which can talk to our toasters with a little help from a friendly neighborhood internet-connected toilet. By comparison, the ambition...

Kaiser Baas Revo Glider

When Dean Kamen invented the Segway, he famously said that his motorised personal transporter would "be to the car what the car was to the horse and buggy."History has proven just how wrong he was on that particular front. But the idea of a...

Honeywell MM14CCS 14,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner

The Honeywell MM14CCS 14,000 BTU helps ease the common misconception that the hot, sunny weather in Los Angeles is always "nice," thanks to this portable air conditioner's cool high-tech breeze that comes at a reasonable price.Because Southern California is pretty much warm year-round and...

Chromecast (2013)

Update: The original Chromecast has finally hung up its hat. Google has manufactured a new device that's faster, smarter and more integrated than the original, and it's just landed in Australia. Here's our Chromecast review.Original review below...Streaming media around your home isn't a new...

Jawbone Up

Update: You'll struggle to find a first-gen Jawbone UP on the street, so it might be worth checking out our Jawbone UP3 and Jawbone UP2 reviews.Original review follows:Like love, sensors are all around us. The astronomic growth in smartphone uptake means that most of...

Dog & Bone LockSmart

Padlocks have always been pretty straightforward, haven't they? Simply lock one up and keep its key in a safe place so you can open it up again. Not much more to it, is there?Actually, there are a number of ways in which padlocks can...

Jawbone Up24 review

Update: The Up24 may have been superseded by the Jawbone UP2 and Jawbone UP3, but you can still pick it up fairly cheaply around the traps. We've updated the review to reflect this.Original review below:The smart and sporty Jawbone Up24 is the most fashionable,...

Fitbit Force review

Update: Fitbit Force has been recalled, so we updated our review to address its skin irritation issues and compare it to wearables that came out days after its release.Fitbit has always been a few pedometer steps ahead of other activity tracking devices, but like...