Treating yourself to a gadget generally costs money and has environmental consequences. Happily, there is one that could not only save you money over time, but also help reduce your energy usage. Dependent on Gadgets checks out Loop home energy monitor.
Ask a blogger what they need more of and the answer will likely be time. We get what time we're given though, so the best thing to do is be really efficient with the time we have. Less time organising, more time doing. The best tool to help me do this is Trello. Click on to see why.
In spite of all the devices we have, some people still prefer to keep their notes and diaries on good old paper. If amazing apps like Evernote and OneNote can't tempt them away - perhaps a different approach is needed. Daily Notes is designed to appeal to those keeping journals of their day at work, or at play. Can it convert the die-hards?
Sharing photos is a big part of the fun of smartphone ownership - but what if your best shot is on a camera? New cameras may have WIFI wireless transfer, but it's often fiddly and slow. This USB-on-the-go SD-card reader may be the solution to getting those great shots to your phone, fast!
The hardware market for satnav is shrinking, so TomTom is turning to apps, where it has to unseat the likes of Google. No small task, so Dependent on Gadgets has taken to the road to see if a subscription based satnav can compete with a free one.
Laptop trackpads have come a long way, but they're still a compromise to far when it comes to gaming and working with photos and video. For that you need a mouse, but something that travels as well as it works. So how does Microsoft's folding mouse stack up?
Holidays are great fun for us, but hard on our gadgets. Sun, rain, sand - being bounced around in a suitcase. Drop your bag and the holiday could get much more expensive if something breaks. Every holiday should have music though, so consider the ExPower Water Resistant Bluetooth speaker for travel friendly beats.
Whilst a stylus is cumbersome for operating a device, its still great for annotation and scribble. The iPad doesn't have official support for styli, but with apps like Penultimate and styli from Adonit you can write away to your heart's content. Question is, which app is best?