Jermain Defoe set to join QPR?

Jermain Defoe has been touted with a move back to the Premier League, but to who? There is a list of interested clubs, including QPR, Newcastle and Arsenal. The striker who has scored 15 goals in 16 league games for Toronto, while in charge at his previous two clubs Tottenham and Portsmouth. Toronto general manager, Bezbatchenko said: “We have received an …

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Oliver BainesJermain Defoe set to join QPR?

Bayern Munich about to sign Xabi Alonso

Twitter was inundated with a mass of Tweets insisting that Xabi Alonso was Bayern Munich bound this morning: BREAKING: Xabi Alonso to have medical at Bayern Munich today. #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 28, 2014 #BayernMunich closing in on #XabiAlonso — Faith & Footy (@Faith_Footy) August 28, 2014 Xabi Alonso is due to undergo a medical at …

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Oliver BainesBayern Munich about to sign Xabi Alonso
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Who was The Fifth Beatle? We look at the Top 10 contenders including Brian Epstein and George Martin #BeatlesWeek

With the movie, The Fifth Beatle, based on the life of Brian Epstein, set for release later this year we look at the Top 10 contenders for the coveted title.  1. Brian Epstein (1934 – 1967) If anyone has a claim to the Fifth Beatle tag it is probably Epstein. The Beatles’ first manager and music Entrepreneur/Svengali, he was unwavering …

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shinychrisWho was The Fifth Beatle? We look at the Top 10 contenders including Brian Epstein and George Martin #BeatlesWeek
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The best of Beatles-themed clothes & accessories #BeatlesWeek

There’s a reason why we still see Beatles references everywhere; a reason why Beatles T-shirts still wander the earth on bodies of all ages, and a reason why you won’t find any sorry old Beatles albums in the bargain buckets in HMV: the best selling band in history just never goes out of fashion. So enduringly popular are the Fab Four …

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Sadie HaleThe best of Beatles-themed clothes & accessories #BeatlesWeek
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Beatles For Sale: Top 10 Beatles Gadgets #BeatlesWeek

The Beatles legacy carries on not only through their music, but also through the weird and wonderful merchandise still available. Die hard Beatles fans have there bathrooms all Peppered up, or their cars looking look yellow submarines. And here are 10 must have Beatles gadgets: 1. The Beatles Rockband – £199.99 Don’t just listen to their music, play it too! …

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Harry FinegoldBeatles For Sale: Top 10 Beatles Gadgets #BeatlesWeek

Liverpool complete seventh summer signing

Liverpool have today confirmed the signing of their seventh player this summer with a deal for Atlético Madrid right-back Javier Manquillo. The transfer will be an initial two year loan deal with the option for Liverpool to purchase Manquillo for £5m should he impress in England. The announcement has delighted many Red’s fans who wish to see some competition or even …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool complete seventh summer signing
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Top 10 vintage-looking gadgets (Part One): including Specimen horn speakers, Ruark Audio R4i tabletop stereo and Blue Microphones Yeti USB mic

Vintage is back. Well, er, actually it never really went away. But looking around the various Christmas in July events, it seems that many retailers – including Amazon and John Lewis – are set to give a big push to their retro-looking gadgets in the run up to the festive season. And while some of the products have, in truth, …

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shinychrisTop 10 vintage-looking gadgets (Part One): including Specimen horn speakers, Ruark Audio R4i tabletop stereo and Blue Microphones Yeti USB mic
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Top 10 vintage gadgets (Part Two): including Fuji X-M1 digital camera, Marshall Stanmore speaker, Teac LP-R500 record deck

Part Two of our Top Vintage Gadgets. Click here for Part One of our Vintage Gadget feature.  5. Fujifilm X-M1 Compact System Camera  £418 There seem to be no shortage of great vintage looking cameras around at the moment, but this one is the pick of the bunch – at least in terms of looks (also worth checking out the …

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shinychrisTop 10 vintage gadgets (Part Two): including Fuji X-M1 digital camera, Marshall Stanmore speaker, Teac LP-R500 record deck

Lovren set for £20m Liverpool move

Southampton’s squad is quickly depleting without trace. Lambert, Shaw and Lallana have all left with Calum Chambers the latest addition to be leaving as he is set to join Arsenal. Now, key defender Dejan Lovren looks to end the speculation surrounding him as he has reportedly set for a medical at Liverpool after Southampton accepted a £20m bid for the Croat. …

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Oliver BainesLovren set for £20m Liverpool move
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Need a used vintage Combine Harvester? You need Lamma Xchange

I never really thought about buying a combine harvester before, but after a quick look I saw one for just under £12,000. I’m not expert on farming machinery, but considering that the next cheapest one is nearly £60,000 that might be a very good deal. So now I really want one, even though I have would literally never use it. That’s …

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Tom PritchardNeed a used vintage Combine Harvester? You need Lamma Xchange

This smartphone projector is the perfect budget home cinema system

Watching films at home on a big screen is one of life’s great pleasures, but the problem is that the tech needed to do that is often very expensive. No more, thanks to this smartphone projector. It’s called the Smart Phone Projector, and as you may have realised it’s a projector for your smartphone. All you have to do is place …

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Tom PritchardThis smartphone projector is the perfect budget home cinema system

This digital tattoo can be used to unlock your Moto X

It’s a bit of a pain using passcodes, or patterns, or even pictures of your face to unlock your phone, but it’s definitely better than leaving it open for the world to access. Fortunately Motorola has developed a temporary  so-called digital tattoo that your phone could scan to unlock. Tattoo might not be the right word, since it’s actually a …

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Tom PritchardThis digital tattoo can be used to unlock your Moto X

iPhone 6 sales expectations have suppliers rushing to meet the demand

There’s never been any doubt that the iPhone 6 is going to sell well, but the expectations for high sales have had Apples suppliers working overtime to meet the probable demand. That’s producing between 70 and 80 million units before the 30th December. For reference the initial number of iPhone 5S and 5C units ordered was between 50 and 60 million. …

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Tom PritchardiPhone 6 sales expectations have suppliers rushing to meet the demand
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Waterlog Reswum: Joe Minihane talks about Roger Deakin and open water swimming #SwimmingWeek

Image: Devil’s Bridge, The River Lune, waterlogreswum.com In 1999 nature writer and documentary maker Roger Deakin made swimming history. Although the quintessentially eccentric English gent with his rambling Suffolk home (complete with its own moat) didn’t know so at the time, his epic book Waterlog would go on to revolutionise open water swimming.  For a generation stuck behind a desk whose …

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shinychrisWaterlog Reswum: Joe Minihane talks about Roger Deakin and open water swimming #SwimmingWeek

The iPhone 6 might feature a 13MP camera sensor

According to a post on a Chinese forum Digi-Wo, the iPhone 6 will include Sony’s  Exmor IMX220 camera sensor which has a 13MP, 1/2.3″ sensor and can record video in 1080p. Previous rumours have suggested that the iPhone 6 would stick to the 8MP resolution from the iPhone 5S, but would include improved image stabilisation, and that this would only be …

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Tom PritchardThe iPhone 6 might feature a 13MP camera sensor