Archive for January, 2022

Yoto Player & Mini

Thursday, January 6th, 2022

If you’ve not heard of Yoto Player it is, in simple terms, a modern take on a jukebox for kids. While it’s “smart”, WiFi-connected, upgradable and comes with a companion phone app it takes pains to avoid the pitfalls of such technology. Yoto doesn’t have a microphone, or camera, doesn’t ask for details of your […]

Das Keyboard 4C TKL Reviewed

Wednesday, January 5th, 2022

For a few months now I’ve been using an official Raspberry Pi keyboard as my daily driver. It’s… ok. It has a USB hub which is incredibly useful and seems to work rather happily from a single USB port (the specified limit of 500mA seems to be very fuzzy and soft with USB these days). […]

BenQ GV30 Projector Reviewed

Tuesday, January 4th, 2022

Not so long ago – wait, it was over a year? Wowser! – I reviewed the BenQ GS2 portable projector. It was a mix of excellent – if a touch expensive – hardware with terrible software. Mired, as it was, by an absolutely miserable, ancient version of Android. BenQ, whether they listened to me or […]

Flo Dual Monitor Arm Reviewed

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

This time last year our home office was a pipe dream. Fast forward twelve months and it’s an expensive reality. I’ll admit, if the office hadn’t been absolutely essential for working effectively 100+ miles from my employer I’d have abandoned it in the planning phase and tucked a desk into the living room. The costs […]