Conversations from: April 2012

Ikea announces all-in-one TV solution – Uppleva [Video]

The Ikea Uppleva, a new all-in-one television solution, combines a full HD smart TV with a piece of more traditionally Ikea styled furniture. This furniture/TV stand houses its own built in Blu-ray, DVD and CD player plus a 2.1 sound system with wireless sub woofer - meaning not one cable is left in sight. Read more about Uppleva

Asus Transformer tablets compared – what’s the difference?

We take a closer look at the new Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, and what extras it offers over the Asus Eee Pad Transformer. Read more about the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

Google Drive to launch – 5GB of free storage

With cloud storage becoming ever more popular it was only a matter of time before Google opened its own virtual filing cabinet. Reports suggest the company will launch Google Drive as early as next week. Read more about Google Drive

How to save money when buying a cordless phone

In a mobile age, you might feel you don't need a cordless phone at all - and the 15% of mobile-only homes would probably agree. But if you want and need one, what are the features you can live without to save money? Read more about about cordless phones

Cheap iPad – tech hot deal

Back in February we told you to wait a few more weeks to see significant reductions in the price of an iPad 2. We thought it was only right to update you and let you know about the cheapest iPad 2 we've seen to date. Read more about how to get a cheap iPad

Instagram – photo sharing with a twist [App of the Week]

Made famous after Facebook bought the app for $1 billion - we take a closer look to see what all the fuss is about. Read more about Instagram

Helpdesk Challenge – switching from PC to Mac

Most people I know that own a Mac tell me how much better they are than PCs, yet plenty of PC owners are hesitant about making the switch, or happily maintain that there are benefits to working with a PC. (more…)

Finding the perfect radio – how hard can it be?

Last week, BBC Radio 4's Today programme launched a competition to design a radio as part of Children in Need. This got me thinking - radio is a relatively simple technology, so why have I never managed to find my perfect radio? Read more about finding the best digital radio

Sony PRS-T1 vs Amazon Kindle – Which? members have their say

What Which? readers think of the Amazon Kindle and Sony PRS-T1 ebook readers. Which is the best according to their experiences? Read user reviews of the Kindle and Sony ebook readers

Top five weird and stupid tech ideas

Alongside the revolutionary, life-changing product improvements we see patented every year, tech companies also come up with some weird, strange and utterly useless ones. We’ve picked five of our 'favourites'. See our top five pointless tech patents