24th September 2022 - Tech News & Reviews on BBC Berkshire

Sep 24, 11:22 PM

Fevzi Turkalp, the Gadget Detective, joins Bill Buckley on BBC Radio Berkshire to discuss the latest tech news and reviews. This week; Scam energy bill support emails and text messages are in the news as criminals take advantage of the rising prices to prey upon recipients of the government rebate. Plus the downfalls of eating a chocolate orange before going on-air, you have been warned.

First Gadget of the Week is the House of Marley Get Together Duo Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers. This innovative pair of speakers feature one which is mains powered and another which contains a rechargeable battery, allowing it to be taken with you as a portable speaker offering up to 20 hours' playback. When brought in close proximity they automatically connect to offer true wireless stereo sound. With USBC charging and Bluetooth, AUX, and RCA Phono connectivity they're versatile enough to cater for most occasions. Made largely of bamboo and other sustainable and/or recycled materials these don't just sound great they're great for the environment, too. Scoring 4 out of 5, listen in for the full details.

Second Gadget of the Week is the House of Marley Bag of Riddim 2 Portable Bluetooth Speaker. With 2 x 20watt output from 2 bass woofers and 2 tweeters this Bluetooth connected portable speaker offers up to 10 hours of great sound on the go, with a shoulder strap and bag included, it'll even serve as a power bank to charge your phone while you're out and about. Built to House of Marley's customary ecological standards, the facia is bamboo and even the bag and strap are made of recycled or sustainable materials. Scoring 4 out of 5, full details in the show.

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