*book launch klaxon*

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My new book The Gadget Show Big Book of Cool Stuff goes on sale TODAY. It's real. It's on Amazon and everything! 

Featuring Craig Charles, Georgie Barrat, Ortis Deley, Jon Bentley, Jordan Erica Webber, Chris Haslam, Paul Henderson, Rob Waugh and lots of me. 

https://www.blackdogonline.com/product/the-gadget-show-big-book-of-cool-stuff/ 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gadget-Show-Book-Cool-Stuff/dp/191216535X/



E&T: November gadgets

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The latest and greatest tech, plus my in-depth review of Wunda WundaSmart heating controls.



Ideal Home: Boiling water taps

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Six of the best for making cuppas, Pot Noodles, formula and more in a trice. But which should you replace your kettle with? Read my boiling water taps roundup or you can find it and more on my Ideal Home author page.



Just one week to go...

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Just one week till my book The Gadget Show Book of Cool Stuff comes out. Excited and v proud to see an early copy... yes I was already wearing the T-shirt! 

Featuring Craig Charles, Georgie Barrat, Ortis Deley, Jon Bentley, Jordan Erica Webber, Chris Haslam, Paul Henderson, Rob Waugh and lots of me. 

Pre order at Black Dog Press or Amazon



The Gadget Show Big Book of Cool Stuff

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Ooh! My book is out 14 Oct. Pre order on Amazon now. Contributor details on my Twitter. It has an Amazon page and everything. Must be real!



E&T: October gadgets

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 The best tech of the month plus my in-depth review of the Nexar Beam dashcam.



E&T: September gadgets

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My round-up of tech for the month plus a hands-on review of the Trust Taxon webcam.



E&T: August gadgets

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Every month, the gadgets pages now go online, hurray! So you can enjoy my August column and also my in-depth review of the Gigabyte Aero laptop. 



Another award!

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Admittedly it's not an Olympic medal, but fab to see that our E&T Magazine gadgets team won another Tabbie Award



Ideal Home: Steam cleaners

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In-depth tests of the latest models from Bissell, Black & Decker, Hoover, Kärcher, Polti and Vax. Alternatively, they're all linked to from my Ideal Home author page.



Zoopla: Garden tech

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Everything you need for 2021, the year of socialising in the garden. Also on my Zoopla author page.



Daily Mail podcast: John McAfee's legacy

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Me talking to Jim White, standing in for Andrew Pierce, on the Daily Mail podcast (from 29:57) about the legacy of tech pioneer John McAfee.

By the way, this Wired piece, about how Vice magazine once gave away his secret location in Guatamala, is a great read.

E&T: July gadgets

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See also my in-depth review of the Majority Audio soundbars. The rest of the gadgets are now online too, hurray!



Sarah Vine's Femail podcast: QR codes in restaurants

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I'm so-so on ordering with a QR code but I do like to book my (outdoor) table via app and it is *always* a birthday! Listen to the Femail podcast from 19:44... did I change Vine's mind?




E&T: June gadgets

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See also my in-depth review of the Proscenic T21 Smart Air Fryer. Back in May I reviewed the Prima Projector too, but the other the stories were app only.



Evening Standard: Mini food banks

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They say "never become the story" at journalism school. But I never went to journalism school. So here's a piece about the amazing 3D-printed mini food banks popping up in Walthamstow, one of which is in my front garden!

It's also on my Evening Standard author page.



Zoopla: Spring cleaning

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All I want is someone to look at me like that pup looks at her...

Read my pick of the best spring cleaning tech for 2021. Also live on my Zoopla author page.



E&T: April gadgets

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See also my in-depth review of the Garmin Lily smartwatch.



Zoopla: Home office

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Read my pick of the best smart, stylish WFH kit. Also live on my Zoopla author page.



E&T: March gadgets

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See also my in-depth review of the latest Cuisinart Cordless kitchen gizmos.



Zoopla: 2021 Tech

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Read about the Queen, the silver screen and more. It's going to be the year of the garden cinema, I swear. Just do it and thank me later!



Evening Standard: WFH

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Tech for better coffee, easier smoothies and looking better on Zoom. From yesterday's Evening Standard p17.



E&T: February gadgets

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See also my in-depth review of the McLear RingPay smart ring for contactless payments.



Evening Standard: Home tech of 2021

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Look better on Zoom, watch a movie in the garden, get fit in your living room while a robot does the cleaning. Welcome to 2021... The piece is online here or on my Evening Standard author page



Land Rover Magazine 40: Kit

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A long time in the making, but the latest issue is out and it's purty. The entire magazine is beautiful and well worth a read.