Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite review

Xiaomi originally introduced the first of the Mi 11 series at the tail end of 2020, bringing the phone to new markets at the start of the new year. Fast-forward to late March 2021 and we were suddenly introduced to approximately six additional members of the family, the most modest of which is the Mi … Read more

Tado thermostat V3+ review

Tado is a German smart heating thermostat that cleverly uses your location to determine when to turn down your heating while you’re away from home, and then turn it back up again as you return. It does this using GPS and other location indicators from your smartphone, which you link to the Tado Smart Thermostat – … Read more

LG Gram 16 (2021) review

The LG Gram 2021 range is the latest thin-and-light offering from the company, introducing a new 16in model that sits alongside the ultralight 14in and 17in models. Despite the impressive lightweight nature (so impressive that it literally holds a Guinness World Record), the LG Gram 16 offers access to the latest tech in the form … Read more

Kikkerland UVC Phone Sanitiser review

UV phone sanitisers are one of the newer bits of tech that seem almost certain to become household staples going forward. They already come in a variety of shapes and sizes, and this UVC model from Kikkerland emphasises portability and flexibility by packing the UV tech into the lid, rather than the box, meaning you … Read more

OnePlus Nord CE 5G review

The OnePlus Nord CE 5G – the CE stands for Core Edition, fact fans – is an understandably brazen attempt by OnePlus to recreate the success of what it says is one of its best-selling phones ever, last year’s OnePlus Nord. The essentials of last year’s Nord return in broad strokes – the design, the … Read more

Moment Pebble review

Not so long ago, the Moment Pebble would have appeared too New Age for some, but with mental health and stress management now in the spotlight, and mindfulness a respected science, this wellness gadget actually looks like a restrained technology response to our stressful times. From the outside it looks like nothing more than a … Read more

Eco4life 8” Wi-Fi Cloud Frame review

Buy the Eco4life cloud frame and in the box, you’ll get the frame itself, a detachable stand and a power cable and plug. The power cord isn’t the longest, so if you want to put your frame on a high shelf, you may need to use an extension cord. At the moment, the frames are … Read more

Coral UV 2 sanitiser review

The Coral UV 2 is a large, multi-purpose UV sanitiser that packs in a lot more functionality than most on the market. You can use it to sanitise electronics; sanitise and dry baby bottles and other kids’ toys and equipment; and sanitise and store clean items for up to 24 hours. If you haven’t yet … Read more

MSI Prestige 14 Evo (2021) review

The Prestige 14 Evo is the latest lightweight laptop from MSI, and it impresses on paper with one of Intel’s latest 11th-gen Tiger Lake processors, and it has a smart, diamond-finished design. Elsewhere, the MSI serves up a solid screen and a big, bold keyboard, and it’s not particularly expensive: the model I’ve reviewed here … Read more