Belkin http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/reviews en-GB Belkin gets cooking at CES with internet connected Crock-Pot http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-gets-cooking-internet-connected-crock-pot/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Crock-Pot WeMo Slow Cooker (now that’s a mouthful) makes cooking a wireless affair </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="567" height="425" title="Belkin WeMo Crock-Pot CES 2014 " alt="Belkin WeMo Crock-Pot CES 2014 " src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/WeMoSlowcooker_large_verge_medium_landscape_0.jpg?1389621380" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>An exciting cooking app is not ten recipes and a picture of banoffee pie that makes you want to lick your iPad. An exciting cooking app actually lets you cook. In this case with the help of a WeMo enabled Crock-Pot slow cooker.</p> <p>Part of Belkin&rsquo;s partnership with Jarden (who owns the Crock-Pot, Mr. Coffee and Sunbeam lines in the US), you&rsquo;ll be able to control this little cooker with your smartphone, both inside the home and on the go, with the help of the WeMo app.&nbsp;</p> <div class="field field-type-userreference field-field-byline"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/users/nigel-yap-0" title="View user profile.">Nigel Yap</a> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-gets-cooking-internet-connected-crock-pot/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-gets-cooking-internet-connected-crock-pot/news#comments Belkin CES 2014 Connected home Mon, 06 Jan 2014 13:11:51 +0000 Sophie Charara 1430753 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin’s smart plug lets you turn off your child’s computer from Hawaii http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/ifa-2013/belkin-s-smart-plug-lets-you-turn-your-child-s-computer-hawaii/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belkin&#039;s new WeMo Insight power socket reports on energy consumption </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="750" title=" Belkin’s smart plug lets you turn off your child’s computer from Hawaii" alt=" Belkin’s smart plug lets you turn off your child’s computer from Hawaii" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/Belkin-wemo-insight.jpg?1378522807" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The original WeMo Wi-Fi power socket is a useful thing, letting you turn it on or off through an iOS or Android app. The new one, however, goes beyond that binary existence. It has opinions.&nbsp;</p> <p>It knows not only whether the socket is on or off, but for how long, and how much juice has passed through it.</p> <p>This is useful information, because it tells you that the washing machine has finished, and whether that plugged-in charger really sucks the life-blood out of the planet. Or, whether little Timmy has been using his computer or TV for too long.</p> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-section-paginate"> <div class="field-label">Paginate on this section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Don't paginate </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/ifa-2013/belkin-s-smart-plug-lets-you-turn-your-child-s-computer-hawaii/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/ifa-2013/belkin-s-smart-plug-lets-you-turn-your-child-s-computer-hawaii/news#comments Belkin IFA 2013 Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:31:19 +0000 Esat Dedezade 1426300 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin spotlights WeMo Light Switch http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-spotlights-wemo-light-switch/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Belkin adds to their WeMo range with WiFi switches that can control your house lights from another country, highlighting the growing Internet of Things at CES 2013 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1200" height="900" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/belkin-wemo-light-switch_0.jpg?1364397995" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_259.jpg?1364397995" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>The bright sparks at Belkin have unveiled a switch that can turn on your hall lights from halfway around the world.</p> <p>Replacing the cracked plastic dimmer knobs you bought from B&amp;Q, the Belkin WeMo Light Switches connect to your WiFi and can be controlled by a mobile phone or tablet.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/ces/news-nugget/belkin-spotlights-wemo-light-switch </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-spotlights-wemo-light-switch/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-spotlights-wemo-light-switch/news#comments Belkin Mon, 07 Jan 2013 14:42:56 +0000 Jonathan Holmes 423861 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin reveals Thunderbolt Express dock http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-reveals-thunderbolt-express-dock/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We&#039;ve never seen a dock look so, so good. Or one with such a big, big price tag </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="375" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/belkin-thunderbolt-express-dock_0.jpg?1367589206" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="500" height="50" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/new-twitter-banner_1718.jpg?1367589206" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Up until now the only way a faithful Mac user could get in on some Thunderbolt port action was the wallet-busting £900 Apple Thunderbolt display, but that's about to change thanks to Belkin's Thunderbolt Express dock.</p><p>Featuring classic and unmistakable Apple styling, the dock packs in three USB 2.0 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, one 3.5mm audio jack, a Firewire 800 port and two Thunderbolt ports – one for connecting to a display and the other for chaining up to other Thunderbolt devices.</p><fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>News Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-make-full-width"> <div class="field-label">Make full width:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not make full width </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/news-nugget/belkin-reveals-thunderbolt-express-dock </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-reveals-thunderbolt-express-dock/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-reveals-thunderbolt-express-dock/news#comments Belkin Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:56:20 +0000 Esat Dedezade 419341 at http://www.stuff.tv Weekend spend – Belkin Micro USB In-Car Charger http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/weekend-spend-%E2%80%93-belkin-micro-usb-car-charger/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Every car should have one – never run out of charge on the road again </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/18867047fmn_0.jpg?1364403940" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>We've got to a point now where most of our gadgets charge via USB, so we're completely lost when we there are no USB ports to hand.</p> <p>A road trip is both the place where you're most likely to run out of charge, and where it's most annoying if you do. But the solution is here – just plug in Belkin's Micro USB charger and forget about it. Then any time you've a gadget that needs juicing, it'll have your back.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/portable-media/weekend-spend/weekend-spend-belkin-micro-usb-car-charger </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/weekend-spend-%E2%80%93-belkin-micro-usb-car-charger/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/weekend-spend-%E2%80%93-belkin-micro-usb-car-charger/news#comments Belkin Micro USB In-Car Charger Sat, 10 Jul 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 14754 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin Surf, Share, Play routers make WiFi networking simple http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-surf-share-play-routers-make-wifi-networking-simple/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> While we like to think of ourselves here as veritable pros in most things tech, nothing gets us angrier than setting up a wireless router, so we&#039;re pr </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/173680912mn.jpg?1364406492" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>While we like to think of ourselves here as veritable pros in most things tech, nothing gets us angrier than setting up a wireless router, so we're pretty excited about the blessed relief promised by Belkin's new offerings. </p> <p> The new line of routers aims to simplify setup and operation by including apps on the router itself. All the routers come pre-wired and with network security already in place, while the Share and Play versions come loaded with more features and apps. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/computers-and-consoles/stuff/belkin-surf-share-play-routers-make-wifi-networking-simple </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-surf-share-play-routers-make-wifi-networking-simple/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-surf-share-play-routers-make-wifi-networking-simple/news#comments Belkin Wed, 24 Mar 2010 05:00:00 +0000 admin 14272 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin Wireless USB Hub http://www.stuff.tv/belkin-wireless-usb-hub/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Wireless USB is the future. But Belkin’s four-way hub sees it get off to a fairly dull, expensive start </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="509" height="496" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/BELKINwirelessusbhub.jpg?1364299859" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Sometimes something falls on your desk that makes you feel a bit like you’re a presenter on <em>Tomorrow’s World</em>. Wireless networking may be quite passé these days, but the possibilities that Wireless USB (WUSB) opens up could cause Peter Snow levels of excitement.</p> <p>It’s a bland moniker for a revolutionary tech, but pretty soon everything will have WUSB built in. Cameras, phones, MP3 players, memory sticks: you name it: cables will be cut forever.</p> <p><strong>Huge transfer rates</strong></p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £140.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">6 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Kudos to Belkin for being first with a new tech, but at this price it’s an expensive indulgence</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/belkin-wireless-usb-hub </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin-wireless-usb-hub/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin-wireless-usb-hub/review#comments Belkin Geek accessories Wireless USB Hub Fri, 11 Jul 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 10420 at http://www.stuff.tv Belkin TuneStudio http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-tunestudio/review <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> With its integrated iPod dock, the TuneStudio promises to be a fast-track route to podcast stardom </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-enable-hero"> <div class="field-label">Enable hero:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Enable full width image </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="1000" height="1008" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/BELKIN_PRN1_F8Z109_0.jpg?1364299935" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Everyone knows iPods play music, but connected to the right accessories they can also record. Belkin’s TuneStudio exploits this fact by combining a simple four-channel mixer with an iPod dock to create the ideal solution for podcast producers on a budget.</p> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-pricing"><legend>Pricing</legend><div class="field field-type-number-float field-field-test-price"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> £150.00 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-ratings"><legend>Ratings</legend><div class="field field-type-hcmreviewrating-rating field-field-overall-rating"> <div class="field-label">Overall rating:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="hcmrating-default">8 stars</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="content-multigroup-group-sections"><legend>Review Section</legend><fieldset class="content-multigroup-wrapper content-multigroup-0"><div class="field field-type-hcmvideofield-video field-field-brightcove-video"> <div class="field-label">Video ID/URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="messages warning">This video is not currently supported.</div> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> </fieldset> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-verdict"> <div class="field-label">Verdict:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A neat, compact solution for recording podcasts on a budget – so long as your iPod is compatible</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /review/belkin-tunestudio </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-tunestudio/review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/belkin-tunestudio/review#comments Belkin TuneStudio Mon, 14 Apr 2008 05:00:00 +0000 Simon Osborne-Walker 9850 at http://www.stuff.tv Live from Berlin: Bluetooth iPod streamer due this month http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/live-berlin-bluetooth-ipod-streamer-due-month/news <div class="field field-type-text field-field-standfirst"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Sure, the Belkin TuneStage was officially launched back in April. But we&#039;ve just listened to a mighty fine demo and have been singing its praises to anyone who&#039;ll listen. The good news is you&#039;ll be able to buy your own later this month </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-main-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_main_image" width="356" height="236" alt="" src="http://images.cdn.stuff.tv/sites/stuff.tv/files/images/news/206400739mn.jpg?1364475889" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Throughout today Stuff will be reporting live from the IFA gadget show in Berlin</em></p> <p>Belkin's corking wireless hi-fi link for the iPod goes on sale this month.</p> <p>That's what we've just been told by Belkin, which has been demo-ing its impressive music streaming gadget at IFA today. The sound quality we heard was impossible to tell from a wired connection - and it didn't suffer any interference, despite being surrounded by more wireless gadgetry than the Stuff office. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-legacy-url"> <div class="field-label">Legacy URL:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> /news/events/stuff/live-berlin-bluetooth-ipod-streamer-due-month </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/live-berlin-bluetooth-ipod-streamer-due-month/news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.stuff.tv/belkin/live-berlin-bluetooth-ipod-streamer-due-month/news#comments Belkin TuneStage Fri, 02 Sep 2005 05:00:00 +0000 admin 518 at http://www.stuff.tv