raspberry pi
Raspberry Pi Now Has an Official Keyboard and Mouse

The Raspberry Pi is a fascinatingly useful piece of kit, and while it can be used to power a great many thing it's still a computer at it's core. And computers always perform better when you have a keyboard and mouse to go along with them. In the past Raspberry Pi users have had to make do with third party peripherals, but no longer. Now you can buy an official keyboard and mouse to show off your brand loyalty. Read More >>

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MWC 2019: Forget 5G Phones – All You Need is a 5G Mod, Says Motorola

When they're not teasing us with foldable phones that cost more than some used cars, phone companies have been spending their time at MWC showing off 5G variants of their phones. Samsung, Huawei, LG, Xiaomi, and others have been at it. Even if they didn't have a phone to announce, they've been promising that they're on the way. But Motorola is thinking differently. It's just developed a 5G mod you can attach to the back of the Moto Z3. Read More >>

gadgets
I’m Still Searching for a Laptop Bag That Doesn’t Look Terrible

As long as there have been laptops, people have been shoving them in bags. Incredible advances have occurred since that first big honking computer got shoved into a slighter bigger honking bag decades ago. Fabrics have grown more durable, straps more comfortable, and bag design itself has diverted into a wide number of directions. So why do laptop bags still look so awful? Read More >>

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All the Useful Stuff Your iPad and Other Gadgets Can Do With USB-C 

Apple decided to go with USB-C charging for its latest batch of iPad Pros, which means... well, what exactly does it mean? Whether you’ve got a new iPad or you’ve already got a USB-C device in your life, here’s how the emerging technology works and exactly what you can do with it. Read More >>

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This Code Gets You 25 Per Cent Off Amazon Device Accessories

After the discount bonanza that is the Black Friday > Cyber Monday > Christmas > Boxing Day sales run, the latter half of January can be a bit quiet on the savings stakes. Read More >>

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Here’s How To Use Your Waste Christmas Cardboard For Free Phone Accessories

Apparently us Brits go through 300,000 tonnes of cardboard over the Christmas period, and while putting it in the recycling bin is cool and all, reusing it yourself is even better. Read More >>

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Nintendo Labo’s True Promise

As far back as the NES, the video game industry has been trying to sell us unnecessary accessories. (Remember R.O.B.?) Companies have occasionally come up with fun alternatives to playing with a controller—think Guitar Herobut when you eventually finish or get bored of a game, you’re left with a mountain of unwanted plastic—think Rock Band. That’s where Nintendo Labo is different, it encourages gameplay experimentation, without all the guilt. Read More >>

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Apple Parts Maker Foxconn Is Scooping Up Belkin’s Entire Portfolio

While Belkin has been around for over 35 years, recently the company’s main source of success has come through designing a wide range of Apple-friendly accessories for products like the iPhone. But now, Belkin and its sub-brands, including router-maker Linksys and home automation brand Wemo, will be entering a new phase of life after getting purchased by Apple parts manufacturer Foxconn. Read More >>

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5 Smartphone Upgrades You Didn’t Know You Needed

If you don’t have the need or the budget to upgrade your smartphone, then the next best thing is buying an upgrade for the phone you’ve already got. Cases, battery packs, and wireless charging pads are the obvious calls, but there are a ton of more exciting upgrades out there for you to spend your money on too—and these are some of our favourites. Read More >>

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Cyborg Elmo Wants to Teach Kids to Code, Not Exterminate Humanity

Elmo is now a robot who wants to teach toddlers to code. He sort of looks like the terminator, but really, he just wants to teach kids basic logic and problem solving skills, instead of the standard A-B-Cs. Read More >>

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Apple Accuses Amazon of Selling Masses of Fake Accessories

Apple is suing notable Amazon supplier Mobile Star in the US, after buying more than 100 "Apple" accessories through Amazon -- and finding that 90 per cent of them were fake. Read More >>

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Logitech Has a Silent Mouse for You 4 AM Rage Clickers

Logitech, maker of things that plug into other more expensive things, has announced the M220 Silent and M330 Silent Plus; two forms of mouse for your computer that it says are nice and quiet. Read More >>

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Travelling With a See-Through Suitcase Will Force You to Pack Neatly

You know that embarrassing feeling when security flags you for a carry-on inspection, and you have to open your messy suitcase in front of all your fellow travellers? Sucks. But Crumpler’s new Vis-à-Vis suitcase is completely clear, which means you’ll either learn to pack neat, or learn to be proud of being a packing slob. Read More >>

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Class Up Your Camping With a Canteen That Turns Into a Pint Glass

Drinking from a canteen’s spout is fine when you’re just rehydrating after a hike. But once camp is set up, you’ll probably be drinking something other than water, and that’s where this canteen from the Stable Goods Co. really shines. Flip it over, remove the bottom, and suddenly you’ve got a wide-mouthed pint glass. Read More >>

star wars
BB-8 Makes for an Adorably Perfect Star Wars Teapot

Thought you could escape Star Wars merchandise in this quiet period post-Force Awakens, pre-Rogue One, era? Well then THINK AGAIN. Anything that can be BB-8-erised will be, as is the case with this delightful teapot. Read More >>