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To PC or not to PC? That is the question!

As a gamer for many years, I’ve always taken the console route. At 40, I’ve never owned my own PC! Shocking, I know! Gaming on a PC never even occurred to me until I started watching more people on YouTube and Twitch and even then, I felt safe and knowledgeable in my little console bubble.Continue Reading “To PC or not to PC? That is the question!”

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Twitch and Girls ‘n Gadgets in 2022

Where have I been? It’s been a while since updating here! In short, life happened… As a mum to 2 boys, both with special needs, I needed to take some time out to deal with their schooling and my new career as a Software Tester. With one son going through GCSE’s and the other startingContinue Reading “Twitch and Girls ‘n Gadgets in 2022”

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Wireless Headphones: M4U 8

PSB M4U 8 The catchily named M4U 8’s are the newest noise-cancelling headphones from Canadian manufacturer PSB and follow the well-received M4U 1 and M4U 2 models. Unlike previous iterations, these are wireless, connecting to devices over standard Bluetooth or the new fangled aptX. The M4Us aren’t going win awards for visual appeal, but theyContinue Reading “Wireless Headphones: M4U 8”

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Women in Tech – Battling the Bias

The ‘ick’ I’ve been running Girls ‘n Gadgets for over nine years now. I’ve always aimed to be a voice within women in tech and make tech fun and understandable. However, it never fails to amaze me how gender biased and narrow minded technology companies and their PR’s can be. Nine years ago, I guessContinue Reading “Women in Tech – Battling the Bias”

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How to find your android when your phone is off or out of power

So, I have spent the last 2 months searching frantically for my nearly new Honor 9. It was only a few months old and I had become *really* attached to it. The last I remembered, I had given it to my 6 year old son to ‘keep him quiet’ whilst I got on with chores,Continue Reading “How to find your android when your phone is off or out of power”


Mobile company Honor launch the 7X and View 10 in London

Mobile company Honor put on a spectacular event last week at the The Mermaid, London. There was much buzz before the event about whether they were revealing one or two phones. I’d heard on the grapevine that it was two, so I was really excited to hear what they had to share with us! OverContinue Reading “Mobile company Honor launch the 7X and View 10 in London”

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Fitness with MyZone – Making you work harder!

With so many fitness gadgets on the market, it’s a nightmare to know which ones to buy.  I recently came across a very interesting concept and my husband and I have been testing it out for a little while now. It’s called MyZone and is a heart rate tracker with a twist! As with most fitness/Continue Reading “Fitness with MyZone – Making you work harder!”

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Plantronics Voyager Legend Hands-Free Headset from Halfords

I talk a lot on my phone, anyone who knows me will tell you that my phone may as well be surgically attached to my hand. However, there is one instance where I must put down my phone and that’s when I’m driving. So a couple of years ago, I bought a new Skoda Superb andContinue Reading “Plantronics Voyager Legend Hands-Free Headset from Halfords”

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DubleUp to rescue your phone battery!

Girls, how many times have we been caught out by low batteries on our mobiles on a night out? Or when you’ve been at work all day and have been too busy to notice your phone battery is on it’s last legs? I’ve been caught out so many times and it’s so annoying! I’m the kindContinue Reading “DubleUp to rescue your phone battery!”

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Focal Sphear Review

Earphones and headphones are an essential bit of tech these days. Most people will have a pair or two stashed in their bags, coats or pockets, but are people getting complacent over what they buy? There are so many on the market and sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start but weContinue Reading “Focal Sphear Review”