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Gadget Guru - Truly garish Christmas lights & Santa on GPS

Gadget Guru - Truly garish Christmas lights & Santa on GPS

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This week Paul Bristow tells us how you you can cover your house in Christmas lights without getting the ladder out. Also North American Aerospace Defense Command are keeping a GPS tracker on Sa...

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Gadget Guru - Gadgets as gifts

Gadget Guru - Gadgets as gifts

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If you know someone that likes gadgets, our Gadget Guru has put together a little list of gadgets that would make great gifts. We're looking at tiny micro-computers and extra add-ons, the bi...

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Gadget Guru - Kindle Oasis; the e-reader you can use in the bath

Gadget Guru - Kindle Oasis; the e-reader you can use in the bath

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Enjoy reading in the bath? Sick of getting the pages wet? The latest Kindle Oasis might be the gadget that solves all your problems.    

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Gadget Guru - Pixelbuds

Gadget Guru - Pixelbuds

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Pixelbuds allow you to use real-time Google translate to connect with people around you, in 40 different languages. They have 5 hours of listening time with one charge, and come in a charging ca...

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Gadget Guru - Could these really be solar powered tiles?

Gadget Guru - Could these really be solar powered tiles?

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Tesla are upping their game when it comes to solar paneling. 

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Gadget Guru - Oculus GO

Gadget Guru - Oculus GO

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"Standalone" is a whole new category, designed to bring more freedom and accessibility to Virtual Reality viewing. Standalone is means that, without a cable or the need for a mobile ph...

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Gadget Guru - Robot Eels

Gadget Guru - Robot Eels

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Is this a halloween prank? Are robot eels really among us? Actually this robot eel is swimming around in Lake Geneva right now as the clever folk at EPFL - École polytechnique féd&...

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Gadget Guru - Has the Krack compromised everyone's Wi-Fi?

Gadget Guru - Has the Krack compromised everyone's Wi-Fi?

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The answer is simply 'yes'. Your Wi-Fi is compromised. This week's message from the Gadget Guru is to stay protected against a recently detected weakness in Wi-Fi that techies are ca...

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Gadget Guru - Fairphone Upgrades

Gadget Guru - Fairphone Upgrades

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iPhone, Samsung, HTC or...? What about another option that might not be one of the biggest players, but is certainly one of the fairest? Our very own Gadget Guru, Paul Bristow, returns again ...

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Gadget Guru - Multiple laptop screens from Le Slide

Gadget Guru - Multiple laptop screens from Le Slide

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Want the portability of a laptop, but require multiple screens? Or do you just want to look like a trader when you work in coffee shops? Gadget Guru tells us about Le Slide; a kickstarter wit...

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Gadget Guru - Wiping the hard drive clean

Gadget Guru - Wiping the hard drive clean

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Paul Bristow explains how to wipe a hard-drive securely so none of the data can ever be retrieved. Ever.

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Gadget Guru - iPhone X

Gadget Guru - iPhone X

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The Gadget Guru takes a look at the iPhone X - which you must call 10. We take a look at some of the features of the phone that have caught the eye of our Gadget Guru, Paul Bristow, from both th...

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Gadget Guru - The latest from Raspberry Pi

Gadget Guru - The latest from Raspberry Pi

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Paul Bristow returns with his teeny tiny computer that has a teeny tiny price-tag. Paul gives us some examples of how you might like to use your Raspberry Pi whether you're the kind of person w...

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Gadget Guru - Malware & Ransomware

Gadget Guru - Malware & Ransomware

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Our Gadget Guru is back to remind us to download those updates and avoid those computer viruses!

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Gadget Guru - Motorbike Gadgetry

Gadget Guru - Motorbike Gadgetry

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Vroom Vroom! Paul Bristow is back and cruising into the studio with a new motorcycle gadget from NUVIT that may have a pretty hefty price-tag, but will certainly make you feel like you're in...

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Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

Gadget Guru - Fondoodler

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This must be our cheesiest gadget yet, surely? This fondoodler let's you take your favourite cheddar, emmental, edam or comté, melt it and draw on your food. Get creative and use your...

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Gadget Guru - Google Home!

Gadget Guru - Google Home!

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OK Google! Google Home has tonnes of knowledge, but no personality. that's the overview from Paul Bristow, our Gadget Guru. He goes on... "I think ultimately, Google is ho...

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Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

Gadget Guru - Elbow cassette player

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Our newest retro gadget... This elbow cassette player plays all your retro sounds and clips onto your pocket.       Photo: facebook.com/elbowcp

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Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

Gadget Guru - Tablets for visually impaired

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This gadget helps the visually impaired feel the world around them in real time with a series of plastic buttons. It also has a local feel too, designed by EPFL.      &n...

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Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

Gadget Guru - Braava mopping robot, so you never mop again

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  "I love mopping," said nobody, ever. Gadget Guru tells us about the latest gadget that could mean you'll never have to mop again. It looks and works in a similar way to t...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

Gadget Guru - Microsoft 10s

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What's new on Microsoft 10s? And what does the 's' stand for? Sometimes the Gadget Guru can answer all of our questions, but sometimes these gadgets are still shrouded in mystery...

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Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

Gadget Guru - Microsoft Surface Laptop

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The high end laptop with fabric buttons. What were they thinking? - asks our Gadget Guru.

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Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

Gadget Guru - Smart Trampolines and Alien Stomp

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Gadget Guru is getting sporty this week. We're talking about trampolines today as trampolines seem to be becoming smarter and smarter. Springfree have made a kit which is taking ever...

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Gadget Guru - Smart Tattoos

Gadget Guru - Smart Tattoos

Mid Morning Mix

Gadget Guru is telling us that tattoos are smart? Well kinda...

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