Mighty by name, tiny by nature. This is the latest audio player but it has been built with the sole purpose of squirting Spotify in to your ears when you’re out and about.

Jogging with your phone attached to you can be a bit meh, especially if you’re at the gym and don’t need your phone for emergency calls.

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The Intempo Retro Blaster continues the company’s fascination with past decades. Not so long ago I reviewed their 50s-style jukebox and today I take a look at their modern take on a 70s/80s classic – the ghetto blaster.

For those of you too young to remember when portable audio meant a small, mono, transistor radio the arrival of the Walkman and the mighty ghetto blaster was the dawning of a new age. No longer were you at the mercy of radio DJs when you wanted music on the move. Now you could pack a few C90 cassettes (ask your parents) with your favourite tunes on and then annoy anyone within earshot in the park, on the bus, or on the train.

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The STM Drifter backpack has joined the new Annex Collection which has been devised as some of the most stylish, comfortable and organised bags the company has to offer.

After testing the Trust laptop messenger bag and the backpack by C6 I wondered if STM had anything that would combine the plus points of both.

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The new Shuttle mini PC machines have just been announced and it looks like the company has managed to shove even more high-end tech in to the small form factor cases.

The latest Shuttle XPC cube mini PC, the SZ170R8 supports Intel sixth-generation Skylake Core i3/i5/i7 95W processors.

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 is finally official and some of the rumours were proven to be true but there were still some surprises.

The flasgship phone in Samsung’s Galaxy S line was launched on February 21st with pre-orders available as of tomorrow with a release date of March 11th.

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Mobile World Conference saw a range of Lenovo YOGA laptops and TAB3 tablets launched.

Lenovo unleashed a slew of new products at MWC 2016, including smartphones, tablets and notebooks, each one seemingly having a special power.

Lenovo’s new Windows notebooks includes both convertible laptops and a detachable notebook, each offering a unique set of features.

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LG G5 has finally gone fully official with the company’s announcement of its modular Android smartphone at Mobile World Congress.

We’ve seen plenty of tasty tidbits of LG’s newest smartphone, including that interesting battery tray, but now it has been revealed that the LG G5 can be upgraded thanks to plug-in components.

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The Huawei MateBook has just been launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

Huawei has just taken the wrappers of their brand new MateBook, a 2-in-1 device designed to meet the evolving demands of today’s modern business users.

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The Riversimple Rasa is a very special car. Not only is it zero-emission, but it only has 18 moving parts.

Riversimple is the British startup behind the Rasa which has just been unveiled as a working prototype.

The super-simple Riversimple Rasa design only has 18 moving parts, weighs just 90lbs and can run for 300 miles on 85 ounces of hydrogen.

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Linksys EA7500 AC1900 MU-MIMO router UK availability just announced.

It seems that it’s router Thursday! The Linksys EA7500 is packing 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology which makes it ideal for supporting multiple connected devices through the home.

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he Netgear Nighthawk X8 Wi-Fi router was also in attendance along with the new Arlo Q security cameras at the event on Tuesday.

The X8 is the latest and greatest in Netgear’s line of rather splendid Wi-Fi routers and it promises to deliver blisteringly fast speeds as well as clever automatic connectivity management.

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Tuesday afternoon saw me at Netgear Arlo Q UK press launch.

The penthouse of swish central London boutique hotel was the setting for Netgear’s launch of the latest edition to their Arlo network camera line.

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PowerEgg – nope, this not a new thing from an energy drink company that’s being released for Easter, this is a new drone that I have been made aware of.

News of the PowerEgg came by way of a very nice message from its makers, Powervision, to the GadgetyNews Facebook page.

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Apple MacBook USB-C cables have been recalled due to a “design issue”.

If you happen to own one of the super-slender edition MacBooks released last year, then it would be very wise to check its charging cable.

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The iPhone 7 headphone port could be replaced by another speaker, according to analysts.

The iPhone 7, as well as the iPhone 7 Plus, might be getting new holes in its face on the road to the much rumoured loss of the regular 3.5mm headphone jack

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iPhone 7 could well be loaded with a super-speedy modem which will enable it download movies in seconds over a wireless LTE connection.

News has landed that, if Apple chooses to put Qualcomm’s new modem in the iPhone 7, it will be able to perform amazing feats of downloading not before seen from a smartphone.

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MyKronoz is gearing up for Mobile World Congress 2016 with three new ranges.

The Swiss wearable accessories brand, MyKronoz, is preparing to introduce its full line of connected wearables.

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Sky Q has been grabbing headlines recently but what is it all about? I reckon you can probably guess that it’s the latest set-top box from Sky but what else can it do to sate your telly addiction?

Sure, the Sky Q box looks different to what might currently be shoved under your telly, but new hardware is only half the story.

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The itcher app sounds like something you’d turn to after having an allergic reaction but this smart software will actually guide you to your next thing.

This app could well be less irritating than it sounds, especially if you’re wondering what to watch, read, listen to or play next.

You’re probably familiar with the situation. Sat there, struggling to find a good movie to watch, scrolling through an endless list of disappointing titles.

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Cubot X17 might not be the first smartphone name to spring to mind but Chinese manufacturer Cubot Mobile has been working on getting their products out globally. To this end, they are now selling their smartphones through Amazon.co.uk at a very tempting price point.

Cubot is joining the current Chinese invasion of the UK smartphone market with a very similar business model of offering plenty of pow for your pound (first thing that came to mind to equate to the ‘bang for your buck’ Americanism).

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Samsung smartwatch biometrics plans goes one step further than your usual smart device security features.

First we had PINs, passwords, and fingerprint IDs on our phones but, when wearables come to mind, these security precautions seem to be an afterthought – or not thought about at all.

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ASUS ROG GK2000 Horus mechanical keyboard has been announced, a gaming keyboard that is highly programmable with a built in 32-bit micro-programmed control unit (MCU) and 4 MB of onboard memory.

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has just announced their Horus GK2000 mechanical gaming keyboard.

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Fitbit Alta has just been announced by the wearable fitness tech company but this one is different.

The Fitbit Alta is a leather, bracelet-like activity tracker with a tap-sensitive, monochrome OLED display. The difference is that this bit of trackside tech is actually aimed at everyday wearers, rather than fitness junkies.

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Microsoft buys SwiftKey, the UK-based artificial intelligence firm in a deal worth £175 million ($250 million) according to The Financial Times.

Microsoft has confirmed in a blog post that the company is buying SwiftKey, the London-based iPhone and Android keyboard, and will absorb its 150 person team into the company.

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Heated blinds may soon become a regular installation in the home if product designers from an interiors specialist have anything to do about it.

This latest idea for the smart home of the future places a heated element in to window blinds to keep out the chill and ensure warm and cosy living spaces.

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Facebook News Feed is getting changed again so prepare for the angry posts of “I hate change!” as it takes minutes to get used to the new algorithm.

That’s right my social butterflies, the bluetopped site is tweaking its algorithm to sift through and weed out posts you might not be as interested in at the top of your feed – or at least that’s what Facebook has said in its official blog post.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are on their way. Wonder what they’ll look like? Well, thanks to leaky lips we know exactly what you can expect.

This has got to be the world’s worst kept smartphone secret.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus could well come packing a dual-lens camera if the latest tests prove positive.

It appears that there’s a few camera suppliers throwing their hats in the ring in order to attract the fruity phone cobbler’s attention.

Taiwan-based Largan Technology as well as Japan- and China-based camera lens makers have sent dual-lens camera test samples to Apple for potential inclusion in its next-generation iPhone, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

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Windows Phone looked to be a contender in the arena, taking on Android and iOS when it bounced on to the scene five years ago. Things have changed for the big M, and not for the better.

Microsoft brought in its range of Windows Phone 7 handsets as a true alternative to Apple and Android and I have a few friends that bought in to it and really enjoyed their handsets and how they seamlessly integrated with their PCs. But, alas, it is time for Microsoft to admit that this was an experiment that failed.

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The Project Mayak team has announced the official start of preparations for the launch of the Mayak satellite into orbit – the first Russian spacecraft created by crowdfunding. It will also become the brightest star in the Earth’s sky.

This exciting space venture is the work of a skilled team including the official Chief Stress Therapist, Quasar – the furriest one of the team.

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A Microsoft Surface Phone has been nothing but a rumour for many years now, but there is now more recent evidence that such a smartphone could be on its way.

It is easy to get over-excited as this latest news has hit so close to Mobile World Congress but, thanks to keen-eyed Redditor nok4us, it seems that Microsoft has quietly snapped up surfacephone.com

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The Apple iPad Air 3 is expected to appear at Apple’s press event in March along with a new smaller 4-inch iPhone.

The annual refresh cycle seems to be all well and good at Apple and, according to a recent report, the iPad Air 3 will come with a number of upgrades over the current model.

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The Intempo Bluetooth Jukebox is a new twist on a 1950’s throwback. A modern nod back to when fashion started to shake off the constraints of post-war rationing and less conservative styles started to appear.

The 50s brought tighter skirts and leather biker jackets, as well as the now timeless Jukebox.

Whenever the word ‘Jukebox’ crops up in conversation it’s not the modern, networked, video playing version that appears in my head – rather the colourful arched numbers found in the 50s Malt Shops, Cafes and eateries.

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EXTREME ONE-EIGHTIES are the new active noise cancelling headphones from the “global pioneer of action sports content since 1995” – EXTREME.

These new action cans add to the EXTREME Audio powered by OTONE range which launched in December 2015.

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Linksys has announced its new Max-Stream MU-MIMO range of networking solutions. After being first to launch a fully functional MU-MIMO router in May of last year, The expanded Linksys Max-Stream MU-MIMO range now includes two additional routers, a range extender and a USB adapter.

Thanks to the Linksys Max-Stream MU-MIMO range the whole household can play video games; listen to music, check email, shop, stream movies, and more – all at the same time.

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The BenQ BL2420Z monitor should not be confused with the BenQ XL2420Z gaming screen whose larger sibling, the XL2720Z, I reviewed back in October. The BL in the name shows that it is part of BenQ’s Business Line.

The BenQ BL24020Z gets a 23.8-inch AMVA panel, a thinner bezel and smaller stand foot-print than previous models, and a brushed metal effect texture on the base.

So, is this business machine fit for purpose or should it be given its P45 and told look for another job?

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The Pro-Ject Essential II Demon is the latest collaboration between Pro-Ject Audio Systems and the famous Austrian DJ and producer Parov Stelar.

The company says that Parov Stelar and Pro-Ject Audio Systems share the love and passion for music and so moved to cooperate in creating a third special turntable, that shows “Parov Stelar design”.

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News regarding the HTC smartwatch has been rather thin on the ground recently but it looks like things are hotting up if the rumours are true.

Thanks to the reliable leaker Evan Blass (aka @evleaks), it does look as though HTC’s first smartwatch “should be out mid-April”.

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The Lenovo K5 Note has just been launched and comes packing a full HD 5.5-inch display.

Lenovo has just unveiled their new metal-bodied K5 Note handset.

The new device is powered by an octa-core 1.8GHz Helio P10 processor and comes with 2GB of RAM and a Mali-T860 GPU.

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Apple could be considering making a flexible OLED iPhone but this comes with a caveat.

This might come as a shock to some but Apple is not the biggest risk taker out there. Now, before I start getting hate mail from Apple fans stating “iPhone was a risk – first touchscreen phone!” that accolade belongs to the IBM Simon. Don’t even mention the iPad.

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More famed for its Strats, Teles, Jazz and Precisions, now comes the Fender in-ear monitor range.

The American guitar cobbler is unleashing its first ever range of pro in-ear monitors (IEMs). I say “pro” as these aren’t meant to be straight replacements for those free earbuds you get with your iPhone – some Fender in-ear monitors could hit you up for around 500 bucks a pair.

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The Linksys X6200 has just been announced as the company’s new modem router. It is also the introduction of DD-WRT support for its iconic WRT range.

The new modem router provides a cable modem or DSL modem and a router all-in-one for a seamless wireless broadband networking experience – a crucial requirement for people wanting to make the most of their premium broadband services.

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The Garmin Quatix 3 smartwatch could well be proof that there is room in the wearable market for niche devices as this tech is aimed at seafarers and anglers.

The water-loving Garmin Quatix 3 has those general fitness functions covered but this Android and iOS-compatible timepiece aims to reel in the buyers (sorry) thanks to its smart maritime features.

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 has been announced and will take over from where the previous Android-based digital phone camera, the Lumix CM1, left off.

If you recall, the Lumix CM1 was a phone shoved in to camera, rather than how most smartphones are made: a camera fitted to a phone.

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The Vodafone Tab speed 6 is the network’s latest Android tablet and was announced today.

Vodafone has just launched the new Tab speed 6 – a compact tablet with 8 inch display for just £125 Pay as you go.

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