Category: Review

A review of a product or service I have used


Intel NUC Internal CEC Adapter by Pulse Eight Review

Pulse Eight recently released a new internal CEC adapter designed especially for use in Intel NUCs. I’ve used their external one for some time so that I can use my TV’s remote to control Kodi on the NUC and automatically switch HDMI inputs – it’s super convenient. However, it does consume an extra USB port, so I leaped at the chance to...

Nokia E71 End of Life 0

Nokia E71 End of Life

One and a half years after originally obtaining my Nokia E71, my contract has come up for renewal – new phone time! Before I talk about my new phone though, a few words on how the E71 has performed for me while i’ve had it. Overall, it’s been really good. I’ve taken the phone pretty much everywhere with me every...

Three UK (3) and the Nokia E71 6

Three UK (3) and the Nokia E71

A few months back, I picked up a new phone and contact. Before this, I used a SE k800i on Orange PAYG. While this worked fine for calls and texts (albeit in low volume) internet was a no go. Therefore, when I saw 3’s offer of a free phone with 1GB (“unlimited”) internet for £20/mo, I snapped it up straight...

Dell Vostro 1500 Review 3

Dell Vostro 1500 Review

Recently, I got myself a new laptop. After much searching around, I decided on a Dell Vostro 1500. Considering the price and specifications, it seemed like a good buy, and positive reviews outweighed negative ones. For a grand total of £609 delivered I got: Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.4Ghz 3GB Ram (1x 2GB, 1x 1GB. Reports operation in dual channel!)...