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Over the last decade hardware prices have continued to fall while technology continues to drive forward. New devices are arriving regularly that save time and resources, or allow you to present yourself or your product better than the rest.

Review: Polk Boom Swimmer Duo Bluetooth Speaker

thumb polk boom swimmerPolk may not be a brand that is immediately familiar when considering a Bluetooth speaker, but they are releasing an interesting range of devices. The Boom Swimmer Duo is a small, rugger, portable speaker with a twist – literally - whose sound belies its diminutive size.

Review: Y-Cam HomeMonitor HD Pro

tumb ycam hd proIn recent years home security products have dropped both in price and ease of installation, so keeping an eye on your property from wherever you are has never been simpler. This review of the Y-Cam HomeMonitor HD Pro also walks you through the installation process.

Review: SECRID RFID blocking wallet

I've always been a fan of very small wallets that you can lose in a front pocket rather than bulging out of the rear, and with RFID skimming becoming more of an issue I was interested to come across the Dutch manufactured SECRID RFID blocking wallet. These wallets are designed to shield your cards when inside, but allow you to easily remove them using a trigger at the bottom of the wallet.

Review: Pebble Time Steel

pebble time steel gold strapSince a little company from Cupertino launched their own smart watch everyone is comparing any other offering to it, but the Pebble watch was initially one of the first on the market, launching on Kickstarter back in June 2014 and smashing the record for the most funded campaign. Roll forward to February 2015 and Pebble courted controversy by launching the next iteration - the Pebble Time and Time Steel - via the crowd funding site, despite being an established business. It too smashed the funding record, gaining $20m. Now that Time Steels are being delivered (albeit three months late) are they any good and can they compete with the Apple Watch?