The Independent: Microwaves

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From bargain buys to clever corner models to integrated marvels that also give you extra oven capacity, there's something for everyone in this Ten Best Microwaves for the Indy.


E&T: Voice-controlled kettle

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With the latest iKettle you can ask Alexa to make you a brew...



Evening Standard: Voice Control

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Finally, a member of the household that does as it's told...


E&T: Budget "burner"

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Handset jiggered before the end of your contract? Want dual SIM card slots for a holiday? Need to outsmart a wire tap? This is the phone you are looking for.


Goooooooooold!

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Ooh! We (the section of E&T magazine that I contribute to) won a Tabbie award. Go us!


Evening Standard: Fans

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Hurray, the sun came out today when this ran in Homes & Property! You can also read it online for one week only.


E&T Wilson X Connected Basketball

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In which I achieve my childhood dream of being paid to play basketball. For a few minutes at least.


Evening Standard: Smart home kit for renters

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Generation Rent can still have smart homes... You can also read online (page 14) but for one week only,


E&T: Vax Blade Cordless

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The denim-clad triplets were busy so I had to do the cleaning myself! Here's what I thought of the new cordless Vax that's trying to take on Dyson.




BBC Radio London: Smart gadgets

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Me chatting with Jo Good today on BBC Radio London about why some of the latest smart gadgets just make us feel dumb. Listen here (for the next 29 days), I'm at 1:11.


Saga: Spring clean your computer

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Saga: TV sounds

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Tech to make your gogglebox sound great.


E&T: Netatmo Personal Weather Station

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Get your personalised weather report from Earth Station Quin! Reviewed here


Delta Sky: Luggage 2.0

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Clever kit that weighs itself and tracks itself, just in case (groan!) You can also read my monthly column for Delta Sky online.


Evening Standard: Beautiful music

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Music machines that look as good as they sound. You can also read online (page 12) but for one week only, hence me blogging it for posterity!


E&T January gadgets

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Ooh, I don't normally get this magazine digitally but this turned up in my in box. A monthly mixed bag of tech toys for members of the IET, who really know their stuff. No pressure then!
Our lead story each month also gets an in-depth review online, in this case the XYZprinting da Vinci Junior 3D printer.


Cedia Communicates: Li-Fi

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Read this to find out how your light bulb could replace your router...


E+T: InstruMMents 01

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I test a funky new pen wot measures things.


Delta Sky: Home security

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Read my January column for discreet, hi-tech ways to protect your home.


Delta Sky: Battery chargers

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Loving the colours of my latest column in Delta Sky!


Delta Sky: Bluetooth speakers

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Delta Sky: 4K action cams

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Delta Sky: VR headsets

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Delta Sky: Tablets

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Delta Sky: Sports watches

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Saga: Digicams, voice control and more

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Music streaming and free ebooks too!



Saga: Smartphones and Xmas gifts

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The iPhone 7, accessories and alternative smartphones plus tech gifts to put under the tree.



Saga: Laptops, AR and more

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Gah! I've been too busy of late to blow my own trumpet but I am proud to belatedly announce that alongside all my other freelance gigs I'm the new(ish) technology editor for Saga Magazine, which is read by more than 900,000 people every month. It's aimed at over-50s, a huge market for gadgets and technology, so I'm very excited to write for them! Here's the first of my monthly sections...



Evening Standard: Hi-tech appliances

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We didn't need the Bridget Jones phone

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Ha! Check out my piece in the Evening Standard 15 years ago today, which presaged smartphones (six years before the iPhone), called out sexist tech, triggered national TV new coverage and resulted in Samsung cancelling the UK launch of this cute-but-patronising phone.

Yep, I've always been a troublemaker! But what do they expect if they launch a handset that counts the calories women burn doing 10 activities that include cleaning, dishwashing, cooking, shopping and "chattering"?

Christie's International Real Estate: Stunning sounds

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And they really do sound as good as they look.



Expert Reviews: Stand mixers

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Get your Great British Bake On with one of these mixers...


E&T: Tefal Cook4Me Connect

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A £300 pressure cooker and app that promise healthy food fast. Read my review...


Delta Sky: Portable projectors

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Evening Standard: Spring cleaning

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Gadgets to help you scrub and steam everything in sight.

Delta Sky: Gear for gamers

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Are you a player?

Wired: Blenders test

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In which I drink a lot of healthy, yummy stuff with some help from the guys at The Juice Well.

Evening Standard: Health kit

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It's not too late to redouble your new year's resolution resolve.

Christie's International Real Estate: CES show report

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My show report from the CES show in fabulous Las Vegas.

Delta Sky: Heart Rate Monitors

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Do you work out? If so, try one of these!

E&T January gadgets

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My first monthly column for Engineering & Technology magazine. There's also a longer online version at http://eandt.theiet.org/magazine/2015/12/gadgets-1512.cfm Enjoy!

Evening Standard: Home phones

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The best handsets for land lines. Y'know, for telesales calls from India. And for non-telesales calls from your nan.


easyJet Traveller: Life in 2035

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In which I interview everyone from NASA rocket scientists to Pat Kane of Hue and Cry fame on what life will hold in 20 years time. Read online here.