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Tom Richmond
Reviewer
Originally from the Isle of Man, Tom has been contributing for Techday for two years. He loves sport, tech and cars. In his spare time, you’ll either find him on the golf course, playing football or test-driving a new car.

Stories by Tom - Page 2

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Xreart Studio - Turning old masterpieces into new ones
Wed, 13th Jul 2022
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smartphones
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technology gifts
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consoles
Xreart Studio repurposes broken gadgets into works of art, turning pre-loved smartphones and game consoles into conversation starters for your space.
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Hands-on review: BenQ GV30 portable projector
Fri, 8th Jul 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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power / energy
The BenQ GV30 portable projector impresses with its design and sound, but falls short in battery life and picture quality.
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Hands-on review: GoDice
Tue, 5th Jul 2022
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gaming
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reviews
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smart home
Particula's GoDice aims to reconnect people through smart devices by transforming them into interactive board games.
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Hands-on review: JBL Quantum 610 Wireless
Tue, 21st Jun 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
The new Quantum 610 gaming headset is the latest addition to JBL’s Quantum range and the successor to its popular Quantum 600 model.
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Hands-on-review: Creative Outlier Air V3
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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digital music
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gaming
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reviews
Creative has released the Outlier Air V3 wireless earbuds, offering ambient mode and noise reduction for an affordable price of AUD $59.95.
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Hands-on review: QuietOn 3 sleeping earbuds
Fri, 25th Mar 2022
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
QuietOn 3 sleeping earbuds are put to the test in this review, with the journalist praising their noise cancellation and comfortable fit.
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Hands-on review: Belkin SOUNDFORM Rise and SOUNDFORM Freedom True Wireless Earbuds
Wed, 26th Jan 2022
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gaming
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cloud services
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digital music
Belkin's SOUNDFORM Rise and SOUNDFORM Freedom True Wireless Earbuds are competitively priced and offer solid performance.
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Hands-on review: Google Nest Cam (Battery) and Nest Cam Stand
Fri, 12th Nov 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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smart home
Almost eight years ago, Google purchased Nest Labs for a tidy sum of USD $3.2 billion who, at the time, specialised in smart thermostats and smoke detectors.
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Game review: FIFA 22
Fri, 15th Oct 2021
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
FIFA 22 perfectly demonstrates what we can expect from the next generation consoles - invigorating gameplay with outstanding visuals.
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Hands-on review: Tado Smart AC Control V3+
Wed, 13th Oct 2021
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gaming
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iot
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reviews
In a world that’s becoming ever more connected, it’s cool to have the option to control your home’s climate through your fingertips.
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Hands-on review: Bose Sport Earbuds
Fri, 20th Nov 2020
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
The Bose Sport Earbuds are affordable, feature-packed earbuds perfect for active users, although not without their flaws.
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Game review: FIFA 21
Thu, 29th Oct 2020
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
EA Sports has released its latest addition to the FIFA franchise, FIFA 21, with some welcomed additions and tweaks.
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Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Book 3
Tue, 11th Aug 2020
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gaming
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bi
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microsoft
The majority of buyers of the Microsoft Surface Book 3 will undoubtedly be tempted in by the device’s versatility, and who can blame them?.
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Hands-on review: Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Tue, 28th Jul 2020
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
The 700s follow in the footsteps of the QuietComfort 35 II and are a must-have for travelling businesspeople and audiophiles alike.
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Hands-on review: ASUS ZenWiFi AC (CT8)
Mon, 16th Mar 2020
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
ASUS’ new ZenWiFi AC3000 Whole-Home Mesh Wi-Fi System is the perfect way to create a reliable and secure mesh network in your business or home.
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Hands-on review: xFyro ARIA wireless earbuds
Mon, 16th Dec 2019
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
xFyro ARIA review: LA firm claims 'most advanced' earbuds yet. Worth your cash?.
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Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Pro 7
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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microsoft
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gaming
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reviews
Considering the price, there are certainly cheaper options on the market but the performance in the Surface Pro 7 is much better than that of the Surface Pro 6.
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Hands-on review: Microsoft Surface Laptop 3
Thu, 28th Nov 2019
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microsoft
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gaming
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reviews
Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 dazzles with style, but at a hefty cost.
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Game review: FIFA 20
Fri, 20th Sep 2019
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
New “FIFA 20” drops amid fan critiques, yet faithful queue up for annual gaming ritual.
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Hands-on review: The only streaming kit you'll ever need
Fri, 30th Aug 2019
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video
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gaming
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reviews
This opens up a world of possibilities for both hobbyist and full-time streamers to further engage with their audiences.
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Hands-on review: Is game streaming your thing? This kit is essential
Thu, 4th Jul 2019
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video
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gaming
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reviews
The Game Capture HD60 S is a portable capture device, perfect for streamers and content creators at all levels.
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Hands-on review: Makeblock Motionblock
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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gaming
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reviews
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technology gifts
Tech novice reviews Makeblock's Motionblock kit, unlocking the fun and educational potential of STEAM.
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Hands-on review: TUF Gaming H7 Wireless headset
Thu, 6th Jun 2019
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
TUF Gaming H7 review: A standout wireless headset for PC and PS4 gamers, especially those with specs.
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Hands-on review: House of Marley's Exodus headphones
Thu, 30th May 2019
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gaming
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digital music
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reviews
House of Marley have always been conscious of the environment, and their new Exodus headphones are the perfect choice for eco-friendly music lovers.