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Best waterproof headphones 2018: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool

Best waterproof headphones 2018: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool

Whether you’re off for a dip or just wary of the weather, finding the best waterproof headphones can keep the audio coming even underwater. At the very least, they can reduce the monotony your swimming exercises.  But whereas picking a pair of headphones that you can take on a run is a fairly simple process,Read more about Best waterproof headphones 2018: the best swimming headphones to take in the pool[…]

Own a Loewe TV? You'll soon have Freeview Play at the touch of a button

Own a Loewe TV? You'll soon have Freeview Play at the touch of a button

If you were one of the Virgin Media subscribers left temporarily devastated when the broadcaster had a falling-out with UKTV and briefly lost access to its channels, you’ll be delighted to hear that Loewe is rolling out Freeview Play support to its TVs, protecting you from any such panic in future. Loewe customers with supportedRead more about Own a Loewe TV? You'll soon have Freeview Play at the touch of a button[…]

Socionext adds acoustics IPs

Socionext adds acoustics IPs

ForteArt enhances the sound-related user experience, with applications including consumer products, public signage and automotive infotainment systems. The software IPs can be implemented with other vendors’ hardware, as well as with Socionext’s SoC products. ForteArt has been organized as a family of solutions to address the increasing amount of broadcast and network video distribution thatRead more about Socionext adds acoustics IPs[…]

Viewpoint: Take a lesson from the past about product repair

Viewpoint: Take a lesson from the past about product repair

Richard Wilson If, like me, you are angered by the increasingly “throw-away” culture which pervades technology products you might wonder, like me, why the government can’t be more active in encouraging, even forcing companies that make consumer goods to make their products more repairable. You may be surprised to learn that the government is alreadyRead more about Viewpoint: Take a lesson from the past about product repair[…]

Best HP laptops 2018: the top HP laptops we’ve seen and tested

Best HP laptops 2018: the top HP laptops we’ve seen and tested

HP is slowly but surely rebuilding the reputation that made it such a respected PC manufacturer years ago. And, it’s done so through the best HP laptops – the same brand of mobile workhorses thought to be dead just a few years ago. But, thanks to the advent of Windows 10 and convertible laptops thatRead more about Best HP laptops 2018: the top HP laptops we’ve seen and tested[…]

Test Lamp safety rated to 1,000V CAT IV

Test Lamp safety rated to 1,000V CAT IV

Built-in LEDs provide a clear indication for voltages at 50, 230, 400 and 690V thresholds in the form of illuminated bands (see photo) which are visible all the way around the back of the tester handle, even in bright sunlight. “This ensures accurate identification of potentially lethal supply voltages above 50V and enables the user toRead more about Test Lamp safety rated to 1,000V CAT IV[…]