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% (4,437 of 4,684)
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: 4437 of 4684
Expower(R) Portable High Powered, Extremely Durabl&hellip
I’ve played with an awful lot of speakers costing from £20 to over £250, and each time I get to play with another one, I’m really impressed.

Here's why....

What is it?
This device 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 quality (and loud) sound!

Let's face it. Increasingly, we listen to music on our smartphone or tablet - not from a CD player. These little speakers use a "Bluetooth connection" (a bit like… Read more
EasyAcc® 8200mAh Power Bank Aluminum Alloy Design &hellip by EasyAcc
Don’t know about you, but I’m on my smartphone 24x7. Of course, this also means I can’t spend more than a day away from a power socket - that is until now.

Disclosure: I was kindly sent this by the manufacturer to give an independent unbiased review. On the positive side, I get to review an awful lot of these mobile batteries, and this one really stands out in terms of build quality

Here’s why…..

What is it and what does it do
This smart “gun metal grey” coloured aluminium box is an external battery pack for an iPhone or Android Smartphone or an iPad or Android tablet computer. Basically, if you’re out and about (on a long rail… Read more
TaoTronics® TT-BR02 Stereo Bluetooth Audio Receive&hellip by TaoTronics
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
If you’re like me, you’ll have a smartphone, a tablet computer (an iPad, Android Tablet or Kindle Fire), and all your MP3 music on an iPhone or online on Spotify with absolutely no way to play all that wonderful music on your existing home HI FI system.

This is, until now.….

What is it?
This little black box of tricks is a Bluetooth wireless receiver. In short, you plug in the supplied pair of excellent quality photo leads from your stereo system into this little box, and pair it your smartphone. This means you can play music straight from your Smartphone wirelessly to your existing HI FI.

No wires, no fuss just fantastic loud quality… Read more