HomePod Initial Impressions

The HomePod itself it deceptively small, but surprisingly heavy. It comes boxed in the usual Apple style - paying particular attention to the experience of sliding off the top and uncovering the HomePod it all its glory. Bar the device itself there is little else in the box apart from a small information card and a single Apple logo sticker. [Read More]

iPhone Lopie Sea Island Cotton Series Case

You will often find me spending far too much money on productivity apps, but I have another love. Cases are another thing I am never happy with, always looking for the new thing that will keep my pride and joy safe. [Read More]

iPad Pro 10.5- Initial Impressions

If you listen to the BYOD podcast (and you should) you will already know that I did a complete 180 over ordering a new iPad. I don’t often get caught up in reviews or hype, but when the reviews are so overwhelmingly positive it’s hard to not want to try one out. [Read More]

One year of the iPad Pro as my computer

The shocked look when I tell people that my primary computing device is an iPad is brilliant. I’ve actually been working on an iPad for a little over two years, and have replaced pretty much all of my computing with an iPad. First with an iPad Air 2 and now with a 9.7” iPad Pro. [Read More]

Nexus 5x - Familiar feel, same result

It has been a long time since a new Nexus has been usable for the general population, two years ago LG produced arguably the most successful Nexus so far. A 5 inch screened device, with good specs that was affordable to the masses. For the first time it was a phone you could recommend and you actually saw Nexus’ in use on the street. [Read More]

9.7 iPad Pro Review

A True Laptop Replacement?

Not many reviews are written on that very device, and in terms of mobile devices there can’t be many at all. However, now more than ever Apple is positioning their new tablets as true laptop replacements, even though almost every previous model has also been also capable of exactly the same thing. [Read More]

Huawei P9 Review - Pain and Gain

Its a weird thing to get an iOS user to review an Android device, and to be honest I am not usually interested. The Galaxy S7 and LG G5 are simply not my cup of tea, but when the Huawei P9 was announced I was immediately impressed. Bringing together excellent build quality into an all metal construction, combined with a great camera and excellent specs the P9 looked to become... [Read More]

Besiter Mercury Powerbank Review

Ever been taken out by the dreaded red battery level when yo want to get something done. Thats more of an open question, because we all have. Our mobile life is increasingly battery heavy so to avoid that warning boxes before your day is done, you need a power bank. Heres my review of the Besiter Mercury Powerbank. [Read More]

Nexus 6p - When P Means Premium

Well they finally did it. Google finally listened to all us geeks and produced a premium phone for the 7th generation of its Nexus line. A show stopper, Google produced the pinnacle of what they believe an android phone should be, and how it should work. This is the Nexus 6p — and when p stands for premium all others should take note. [Read More]

Making the tock worth it - iPhone 6s review

It’s a weird thing the S upgrade of the iPhone, it is often overlooked — but always brings in features that become staples of the hardware line. The touch ID sensor with the 5s and Siri with the 4s, these models are not just the ‘tock’ to the redesigned models ‘tick’. However as every Cosplayer finds out, putting and S on something doesn’t make it super, after a stellar year can Apple... [Read More]