Ulefone Power Armor 14 Phone from Hekka

Ulefone Power Armor 14 Phone from Hekka

~This is a phone for p[eople who drive tanks!! I guess that shows my age (the tanks reference was from a Kenny Everett sketch). The Ulefone Power Armor 14 is a budget smartphone – it is not going to change the world but it IS SOLID. This is the second rugged phone...
IESAFY Folding Solar Power Pack with Torch

IESAFY Folding Solar Power Pack with Torch

Ok, not the most imaginative titles I’ve ever devised, but I have little communication from the company (Bonic) who sent this power pack to me – so basically I’ll give you some headline specs and photos I took this morning. As this is the first item I’ve received in...
Shelly Plus 1 and Plus 1PM Power Controllers

Shelly Plus 1 and Plus 1PM Power Controllers

Way back in August 2019 I wrote about the Shelly 1 controller produced by Alterco Robotics in Sofia, Bulgaria. This at the time was one of a small but growing number of competitors to the likes of the very inexpensive Sonoff Basic. Later on, in March 2021 I followed...
Plyometrics: Controlled Impact/Maximum Power

Plyometrics: Controlled Impact/Maximum Power

It may sound like the latest action film, but controlled impact and maximum power are the aims of a training technique called plyometrics. Also known as jump training, plyometrics involves stretching the muscles prior to contracting them. This type of training, when...