Archive for August, 2008

Sandberg Multi Card Reader Reviewed

Sunday, August 31st, 2008

Yes, yes, I know card readers are boring and you can’t get enough choice these days. I just wanted to draw a little attention to SandBergs new card reader which differs itself by being… well… really freaking small. It’s a great companion to a PS3 or laptop and is absurdly portable and pocketable for something […]

iPhone Backup And Update Pains

Friday, August 29th, 2008

I seem to have joined the legions of people experiencing agonizingly slow iPhone 3g backups. Not only that, but following an update to firmware 2.0.2 I was unable to store any of my historic backups. It would appear that Apple are being somewhat over zealous in their backup procedure and still somehow managing to miss […]

Arcam FMJ CD17-A18 Affordable High-End Hi-Fi

Friday, August 29th, 2008

The FMJ A18 amplifier and CD17 CD are brand new entry points to the Arcam range, replacing the DiVA A70 and DiVA CD73 respectively. The pair clock in at a total of £950. £450.00 for the Arcam FMJ A18 amplifier and £500 for the Arcam FMJ CD17 CD player. Both sport a FMJ battleship build […]

JoyTech Trilink Switcher

Friday, August 29th, 2008

The JoyTech Trilink Switcher will turn 1 HDMI port into three. Obviously you’re not going to watch them all simultanously but the JoyTech Trilink Switcher will let you easily switch between one of three HDMI devices using the included remote. There’s no mention that this particular HDMI switcher will switch automatically based on what source […] Groundbreaking Synthesizer For The iPhone

Thursday, August 28th, 2008

I’ve been pining for a quality synthesizer application on the iPhone since picking one up a few weeks ago. seems to deliver almost exactly what I was looking for, and it boggles the mind that I only discovered it yesterday. is set to sequeeze every last drop of functionality and controllability out of […]

PlayTV Playstation 3 TV Tuner

Wednesday, August 27th, 2008

The PlayTV is due for release next month and couldn’t be better timed what with the 80gb PS3 having a good lead to give new PS3 purchasers oodles of recording space for that wholesome Freeview television. I’ve been playing with the PlayTV and like what I see. It’s a little on the big and ugly […]

Geocaching With The iPhone

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

If you’re eying up the iPhone 3g as a device to guide you on Geocaching adventures then read on; This is not a general review of the iPhone and, as I am new to Geocaching and the iPhone is the only device I have used, I will be unable to draw comparisons between the iPhone […]

King Of Clubs – Wii

Monday, August 25th, 2008

King of Clubs King of Clubs is a British title by Oxygen Studios which was released for the Wii, DS, PSP and PC in which you have to tackle… a golf course! Its story involves a rich Elvis-like man named “Big Bubba” who opens a themed crazy golf course. The game features 96 holes set […]

Salvation 9 RC Helicopter Review

Monday, August 25th, 2008

To bring a little variety to Gadgetoid I’ve decided to start adding coverage of low-end gadgets including toys and all manner of things that you’re likely to find at stores like Firebox. Variety, they say, is the spice of life; so take a break from drooling over things you’re never going to buy and start […]

Condemned 2 – Xbox 360

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

Review by Johnus Maximus Released in March 2008, Condemned 2 is the follow up to the successful Condemned: Criminal Origins. The game is developed by Monolith Productions, published by Sega and also available for PS3. Taking place in the dark and disturbingly violent Metro City, you play an ex-FBI agent fighting to stay alive. The […]