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NEWS: The ideal hi-fi speaker for apartments arrives

The Spendor D1 speakers are born from a UK company which has refined a design originally conceived in a BBC engineering department during the sixties. The retro look and feel is part of the appeal but the audio technology underneath … Continue reading

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NEWS: Luxury laptop bag hits Apple store

PC World is full of laptop bags, cases and neoprene sleeves – the office equivalent of a rugged, well-worn fleece. It is IT manager heaven but not really the kind of stuff that’s going to stop you looking like an … Continue reading

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5 Christmas gadget gifts for the modern gentleman

Every man was once a boy and what was once a natural fascination with toys is now an evolved fascination with gadgets and technology. The step from Fisher Price to Bang & Olufsen may be more of a stride but … Continue reading

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NEWS: iChic cases beat Apple Smart Covers for style

Tim Cook from Apple recently said that the iPad was ‘replacing pen and paper all over the world’ and while we can’t help think that’s a slight exaggeration, there’s a couple of covers and accessories that make your iPad a … Continue reading

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NEWS: Philips reveal Fidelio X1 headphones for home hi-fi systems

The Philips Fidelio X1 headphones are part of a steady move by Philips to bring high quality audio products back to a brand which has, for many years, concentrated on TVs and technology outside audio. There’s been previous success with … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Philips Saeco Intelia Focus – home espresso threatens local Starbucks

The prospect of a home coffee machine is fraught with issues. Where do you put it? Will you use it? Do you need to read a manual to make coffee? What about plumbing? Happily, the Intelia Focus is a Philips’ … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Amphion NuForce Helium 410 creates home office audiophile excellence

Amphion are the speaker manufacturer and the NuForce Icon2 is a tiny amplifier which powers the speakers, made in Finland. The concept means that this combo removes the need for traditional hi-fi units and is a halfway house between an … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 3M MP410 palm-sized projector creates secret cinema screen for your home

The world of projectors is typically split into home cinema products and work products for presentations. The tiny 3M MP410 is billed as the latter but has a secret. In the amazingly simple menu controls sits a Movie Mode option. … Continue reading

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NEWS: AOC reveal 27 inch super slim e2752Vq monitor

If a dual screen display for the home office looks a bit Spooks HQ for you, the AOC e2752Vq monitor is the elegant solution. It’s slim, can be wall mounted and houses two speakers for film viewing. Naturally, there’s an … Continue reading

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NEWS: Maroo launch Kaimata tablet stand for Olympics viewing at work

iPad and Android tablets can easily be used as second screens on your desk, either connected to your laptop or as independent drones, simply offering a handy screen for incoming emails while you use your main screen for ‘proper’ work, … Continue reading

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