Is tech really helping us explore outdoors? Yes, according to Laptops Direct survey

While most of us worry that tech is keeping us indoors too much (especially teenagers), new research suggests the very opposite may be true.  A survey of 1,001 British adults carried out by gadgets and technology e-tailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, found that 72% of UK adults say gadgets inspired them to explore the outdoors more than they would have…

Vodfaone announces Gigafest Broadband pricing, rolls out in Milton Keynes

Famous for its concrete cows (above), Milton Keynes will be the first place to get Vodafone's Gigafast Broadband Vodafone Gigafast Broadband, with download and upload speeds 20 times and 150 times faster respectively than the average fixed broadband connection in the UK, is available to pre-order from Friday, 14 September 2018…

British brand Cello unveils £799 55inch QLED TV

Cello may not be a company you're that familiar with (at least I wasn't until the product launch this lunchtime at the beautiful London Edition Hotel). But it's actually that rare thing: a British electronics manufacturer. Whereas most TVs are made in the Far East, Cello actually make theirs in the North East - Bishop…

Virgin Media launches dedicated UHD entertainment channel

Virgin Media is launching the UK’s first dedicated 4K ultra high definition (UHD) entertainment channel from September 17th. The channel will be exclusively available for Virgin TV Full House and VIP customers with a V6 set-top box. These customers can tune into a collection of dramas, documentaries and, Virgin claims, some of the biggest names…

Sphero announces £149 BOLT – an app-enabled robotic ball

Connected Play company Sphero has announced the launch of its latest app-enabled robotic ball, Sphero BOLT.  In addition to the robot itself, Sphero BOLT is accompanied by the Sphero Edu app. The app provides educators, parents, and kids alike with an ecosystem to share curriculum, projects, and learnings with ease, furthering Sphero’s mission to educate consumers through…

Optoma unveils £1149 short throw home projector

For those who love gaming or watching TV, sports or films on a big screen, Optoma has unveiled the £1149 HD31UST ultra short throw projector. Capable of projecting a 100 inch image from just 30cm away without the hassle of shadows or cables running across the room, this projector - the successor to the popular…