John Ryan

"One man and his Kat"
Hall of Fame Reviewer - 2014
Kat is the brains of the operation.
Top Reviewer Ranking: 3
Helpful votes received on reviews: 95% (5,225 of 5,523)
Location: London, UK
Birthday: 22 May
In My Own Words:
I'm an IT consultant who's passionate about technology products (I know just how hard it is to make IT work well). I have a Google Nexus 5, iPad Air, Apple TV and a several Macs in the household. I try to make my reviews objective and helpful.

Free climbing, Ultra Marathon Running, Microlight Dogfighting and listening to Radio 4.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 3 - Total Helpful Votes: 5225 of 5523
Expower(R) IPX8 Waterproof Sport MP3 Player with R&hellip
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
These are smashing waterproof headphones, specifically designed to resist the impact of sweat or water for sports or swimming.

They are an unusual design for headphones, in that they’re designed to sit around the back of the head, with the arms sitting aside the ears. Think of it a bit like wearing a pair of glasses on the back of your head with the arms sitting over the ears. Personally, I find most ear-phones look a bit silly, and the fact these sit discretely at the back, out of the way is quite an advantage.

The headphones appear to be made from a light-weight tough moulded waterproof plastic, and the ear buds hang down from the arms, to plug into your ears… Read more
August EP605 - Bluetooth Wireless Earphones - Ster&hellip by August
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
These are quite nice quality (although budget) wireless headphones.....

What are they?
These are budget Bluetooth headphones. This means if you have a smartphone (including an iPhone or Android device) or indeed a relatively modern laptop you can listen to music without wires.

You effectively "pair" the headphones with your device (you press small button on the top of one of the headphones), and you can put your phone in your pocket.

No wires, no fuss, just great sound.

What's are they like?
Effectively it’s two tiny little shiny black plastic boxes measuring about 1inch by a half inch… Read more
Expower(R) Bluetooth Wireless Drop-proof and Splas&hellip by Smart Technology
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is a nicely designed, incredibly rugged (and for the price quite impressive sounding) bluetooth speaker with the addition of being able to answer the phone!

Absolutely terrific stuff, here's why....

What is it?
The oddly named Expower S7720 is a little Bluetooth wireless speaker.

In summary, if you've got a smartphone (ie. Android or iPhone) or tablet (eg. iPad, Nexus or Kindle Fire) or even a relatively modern laptop you can wirelessly stream (play) music from your device. No wires, no fuss just great sound. Of course it also comes with a headphone-headphone (aux) cable, so you can play music from your existing radio or… Read more