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Magic The Gathering: Theros Face The Hydra Challenge Deck

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Face The Hydra is a fantastically implemented macro-game within the Magic universe that lets you face off against a cornerstone of Greek mythology. It represents the boss fight at the end of the first arc of “The Path of the Hero“. Its a unique set of cards which you won’t find or include in any […]

Otone Aporto USB/Battery Powered 2.0 Speaker Review

Monday, January 30th, 2012

I’ve never been a huge fan of portable speakers, this is probably because they’re traditionally quite awful. The Otone Aporto, however, combines reasonably decent sound with a quirky transforming trick. Its creator, Otone Audio, is a home-grown rising star in the audio world, headquartered in Manchester. They’re a relatively new and largely unknown company who […]

The New Motorola RAZR SIM Free

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Well the teases turned out, as pretty much everyone expected, to be for the brand new Motorola RAZR. Which you can now get SIM Free from for £474.95 with free UK Delivery. It’s certainly a shade cheaper than the iPhone 4S, but will it pan out to be another feather in Android’s cap? The […]

Motorola’s Next… RAZR?

Monday, October 10th, 2011

Out of a blue comes a YouTube advertisement from Motorola. The imagery seems to suggest a new RAZR, with… well… a razor being shown alongside things getting sliced in half. But this will be a smarter, faster phone which suggests an Android-powered handset with the famed RAZR moniker. I’m a fan of Motorola’s recent Android […]

iPhone 4S Compatible Cases

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Update With the iPhone 4S now available to order, resellers have solved the case compatibility problem for you. Mobile Fun, for example, has a wide range of iPhone 4S cases and accessories ready for you to peruse. With things like the excellent BookBook case to choose from, plus the likes of Element Case, the illustrious […]

Our man in… Eurogamer Expo 2011

Friday, September 30th, 2011

by John Cranston Back for the fourth year running, the Eurogamer Expo is largely unchallenged as the king of UK gaming conventions. Taking place once again at Earls Court in London, this time over four whole days (September 22 – 25), the event had expanded to now fill the main hall at Earls Court One. […]

Samsung Galaxy S2 White Available On Three

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

If you’re interested in getting your game on, with fast PSX and N64 emulation then the Samsung Galaxy S2 is probably your best bet at the moment. As always, it’s available on Three’s “Unlimited Data” One Plan which also comes with a sizeable text and call allowance… yeah, you wouldn’t believe it, but this is […]

Dyson Air Multiplier Review

Friday, August 5th, 2011

If you live in Britain, then you’ll recognise summer and the hot weather that goes with it as an elusive beast that creeps up on you when you least expect it, delivering its fickle burst of heat for a handful of days before giving way to storms. When this happens we all dive for our […]

James Dyson Award – Just over one week left to enter!

Monday, July 25th, 2011

The James Dyson Award is having one last call for entries, if you’re a university level students of product design, industrial design or engineering and have a cracking good idea then you have precious little time to get your submission together and shoot for that £10,000 top prize. Collate video, images, sketches, stories and details […]

Samson Meteor Podcast Microphone Review

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve laid my hands upon any shiny audio gear, actually it’s been a while since I’ve done much of anything when it comes to Gadgetoid but I digress. Few things, it would seem, come shinier than the Samson Meteor mic, which looks like a 1950s take on a Portal (the […]