Doxie Q Scanner Review

The first 10 years of my adult life I lived on my own and had a bad habit of keeping every piece of paper that I accumulated. From electric bills to flyers to work memo’s I kept it all. When my daugher was born we had a huge clear out and the 10 big boxes

Type 1 Diabetes Technology

We’ve developed a strong interest recently in Diabetes related technology since Cass was diagnosed in August. The most frequent question we’re asked about it is shrouded in a general confusion around blood glucose monitors, continuous blood glucose monitoring (CGM), insulin pens, insulin pumps and how all of these different bits fit together. Diabetes UK has

@Bristol Review

At-Bristol Science Centre is one of the Southwest England’s top visitors attractions and houses the UK’s only 3D Planetarium. It has a diverse collection of interactive exhibits, shows, workshops, talks and regular theme days throughout the year. We spent a day exploring At-Bristol and despite a packed day, nobody wanted to leave at closing time.

AOC AGON AG241QX Gaming Monitor Review

PC Gaming and graphics have come a long way in the last twenty years with starting simply with resolution but for the last decade focusing on smoothness. Almost any modern monitor can display a beautiful high resolution image but displaying a equivalently resolution in motion as a video or generated on the fly in a game

Xiaomi Mi Max Phone Review

Since smartphones were relaunched with the first iPhone the spent years where the accepted wisdom was that they’d get a little larger every model. Samsung launched their hugely popular Note line in 2011 at 5.3 and created the first Phablet – half way between a phone and a tablet but the main market seems to

It’s a new day

Cass padded into the kitchen this morning where we were bustling away, getting breakfast ready before school. She didn’t even glance at us and as I took a breath to say Good morning, she said, ‘Alexa, Good Morning!’. Alexa said, ‘Good morning and then told her about a historical event that happened on this day.’

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast Review

Look at a top 10 list of podcasts over the last ten years and exclude tech podcasts and there’ll be a several names that come up time and time again. This American Life, Serial, Freakonomics and today’s winner Hardcore History. If you take a browse through the audiobooks and podcasts on this site you’ll notice

Optoma NuForce BE Sport3 Headphones Review

Bluetooth headphones have come a long way in the last 10 years from my first pair that hurt my ears and died after half an hour of use. The slow improvement was noticeable if you listen to music while exercising or if you just hate cables but they’ve never quite managed to get to the

Scrivener Review

I wrote my first story when I was seven on my father’s old typewriter. It made loud clicking noises and it left black smudges on my hands as I kept fidgeting with the hammers that got stuck when I accidentally pressed more than one key at a time. I scribbled in notebooks and pieces of