28th November 2020 - Tech News & Reviews on BBC Berkshire

Dec 01, 2020, 04:09 PM
Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; what should we look for before buying anything in a sale, and how do we avoid buying what we don't want or need? Using sites such as Reviewmeta you can avoid the fake reviews, and CamelCamelCamel to check if the price you're seeing really is the bargain it appears, but what other tips are there? Listen in to find out.

First Gadget of the Week is the Roku range of devices. These offer various ways to upgrade the capability of your TV by adding access to a plethora of streaming services such as Amazon, Netflix, Apple and so forth. The basic Express, the 4K HDR capable Premier, and the Streaming Stick which features better WiFi. Scoring 4 out of 5 these are an ideal and very affordable way to improve your televisual experience.

Second Gadget of the Week is the Withings Steel HR Sport hybrid smartwatch. This classy looking watch has real analogue hands alongside a hi-resolution screen, featuring heartrate tracking and V02 Max monitoring for exercise, it's water resistant to 50 metres, has sleep tracking to analyse how well you're resting, and has a battery capable of lasting between 25 days to a month. Scoring a very respectable 4.5 out of 5, listen in for the full review.

You can hear Fevzi on BBC Berkshire every Saturday morning and can follow and contact him on Twitter @gadgetdetective

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